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Check out the ever-expanding roster of Earth Day activities at UCOP

OP Staff Assembly and others are organizing activities to build on the UC Oakland Partnership and help make UCOP and our community cleaner and greener.

May 16 deadline approaching for 2014 IT award applications

Applications for the 2014 Larry L. Sautter Award honoring innovation in information technology are now being accepted through May 16, 2014.

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President Napolitano will hold webchat with staff, April 16, 2 to 3 pm

Plan to hang out with UC President Janet Napolitano on April 16, 2 to 3 p.m. The web chat, for UC staff systemwide, will focus on compensation and benefits, campus climate and more.

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Women We Admire April 8: UC Santa Barbara’s Jane Conoley

Dean and Professor Jane Close Conoley of UC Santa Barbara will speak at UCOP on April 8, the next event in the Women We Admire series of talks.

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President Napolitano to low-income students: Aim for college, come to UC

UC President Janet Napolitano reached out to thousands of low-income California high school students, urging them to take on academic challenges and pursue a UC education.

10-second bio: Meet Jerlena Griffin-Desta, world traveler at heart

She's traveled and lived on every continent except Antarctica and recently learned through DNA testing that she has cousins in southwestern Ghana, the Nzema people.

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April 8: Celebrate OP’s service milestones, Innovation & Impact

Celebrate the achievements of your colleagues when UCOP holds its annual Innovation & Impact Award and service milestones event, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the State Office Building.

Time’s running out to apply for UCOP Leadership Development Program

OP’s Leadership Development Program, designed to develop future leaders within OP, is open for nominations and self-nominations by Friday, April 11.

File your 2013 Health, DepCare claims by April 15

If you were enrolled in UC’s flexible spending accounts in 2013, you have until April 15 to submit your 2013-14 claim forms for eligible expenses.

UC faculty and staff now receiving disability survey via email

UC faculty and staff have started receiving an email asking them to complete a brief survey about their disability status, required due to a change in federal regulations.

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Taxpayer donations give UC cancer research programs a boost

Nobody looks forward to filing their taxes, but you can brighten the outlook for cancer prevention and treatment by donating to research and community-based education.