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Efficiency Review: New working group leads, council of exec assistants, and more

A new Efficiency Review Working Group has been initiated, with Shirley Bittlingmeier and Dan Scannell as co-leads, and group membership will be announced in November.

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UCOP Food Drive will net $24,000 in food for local families

Last week’s UCOP Food Drive collected $4,000 in cash donations, which translate into $24,000 worth of fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy food items that the food bank can purchase for local families.

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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: UC research spans the globe

From addressing the Ebola outbreak in Africa to exploring aquatic environments in Antarctica, University of California researchers span the globe to serve the public and create new knowledge.

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Slide show: UCOP’s Franklin building has the Halloween spirit(s)

Halloween doesn’t arrive until this Friday, Oct. 31, but the ghosts and goblins have already come out in UCOP’s Franklin building, where many floors are showing their Halloween spirit(s).

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New training courses available for managers and supervisors

UC has just released several new online courses, including UC Performance Management and Hiring for Success, which you can access through the UC Learning Center.

Learn more about undergraduate admissions from UCOP experts

If you or your child are applying for admission to a UC campus in 2015, take advantage of the wealth of helpful information you can learn from our very own UCOP experts in Academic Affairs.

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This Wednesday: How to keep your identity and data safe

UCOP Chief Information Security Officer David Rusting will cover the current state of cyber crime and identity theft and how you can reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim.

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Today: UC financial education classes can help with your finances

UC’s financial education program offers workshops today, Oct. 28, at both Kaiser and Franklin locations, conducted by Fidelity Retirement Counselor Nancy Pargot.

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Nov. 3: Join Berkeley Lab researcher for tips on home energy efficiency

Don’t miss Chris Stratton, senior research associate in Building and Urban Systems at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, who will offer tips on reducing energy consumption in your home.

Take 5 to make the most of your benefits during Open Enrollment

Spend a few moments, and take advantage of UCOP events, to get acquainted with your health benefits during Open Enrollment 2015, from Oct. 30 to Nov. 25.