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President Janet Napolitano issues letter to UC community

In a letter to the university community regarding Friday’s rampage near UC Santa Barbara, President Napolitano asks colleagues to join her in sending thoughts and prayers to the victims of the tragedy, their families and the entire Santa Barbara community.

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Join a new online group to meet colleagues and break out of your work ‘silo’

In order to foster collaboration between departments and promote connections throughout UCOP, the Efficiency Review work group is sponsoring an online forum where staff can exchange ideas, share work and interact with the aim of improving OP’s overall efficiency.

10-second bio: Meet Kathy Stevens, a fan of UCOP’s Weight Watchers at Work

The Castro Valley native lost 50 pounds through the UCOP Weight Watchers at Work program, after years of yo-yo diets.

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Hundreds of UCOP staff walk for health

Hundreds of UCOP staff turned out last Wednesday, May 21 for a fun-filled midday walk, participating enthusiastically in the fifth annual UC Walks event.

New video series uses animation, illustration to bring UC research to life

A new series of videos launched by UCOP’s communications department uses inventive visual story-telling techniques to raise awareness of UC’s contributions to the state and the world.

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President Janet Napolitano makes two-day trip to Mexico City

President Napolitano met with Mexican government officials and distinguished academics and researchers, as part of a broad UC-Mexico initiative aimed at strengthening ties between the university and Mexico.

UC medical centers must work together to improve quality, cut costs

UC's medical centers need to pick up the pace in working together as a system to improve quality and reduce costs, says UC Health Senior Vice President John Stobo.

Financial experts will discuss estate planning May 28

If you’re trying to decide who will care for you and who will manage your assets if you are unable to do it yourself, tune in on May 28 when financial advisers David Hollander and Bonnie Landles-Dowling visit UCOP.

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Get well! UCOP wellness workshops continue this month

A brown bag on May 29 will help you learn steps you can take to make — and stick to — changes in diet, exercise or stress management to help take charge of your health.

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Summer UC Online Education classes open for registration with discount

UC Online is offering discounts to faculty, staff and their family members on 10 summer session courses. Registration is now open for six of the courses, with the others opening May 23.

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Women We Admire: Vice Provost Susan Carlson will speak today

Carlson's talk, entitled “Your Mother’s Maiden Name and Related Reflections on Women in Higher Education Leadership," begins at 12 p.m. Tuesday, May 20.

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APISA hosts mini film fest to mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The films explore Asian culture and the Asian experience, and will be shown Thursday, May 22.

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IT proposals for UC Computing Services Conference due today

The 2014 UC Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) will be held Aug. 3 to 5 at UC San Francisco’s Parnassus campus.