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Classes in basic first aid coming to Franklin, Kaiser

Anyone can be a first responder. You have the opportunity to learn the basics of first aid when several workshops come to UCOP’s Franklin and Kaiser locations next month, starting Feb. 4.

Women We Admire today: Berkeley Lab Distinguished Scientist Mina Bissell

Don’t miss the next event in the Women We Admire series featuring Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Distinguished Scientist and cancer pioneer Mina Bissell.

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Birthday cake for UC Natural Reserve System’s 50th year

You are invited! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UC Natural Reserve System when NRS staff cuts birthday cake in the Franklin lobby 12 to 1 p.m., this Thursday, Jan. 22.

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Orient yourself to the Optum wellness website and earn a $75 gift card

Take one of these webinars to learn how the UC Optum wellness website can help you take better care of your health in 2015 and earn you a $75 Visa gift card in the process.

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Updated UC Learning Center to launch in early February

UCOP Local Human Resources has announced that UC is updating its Learning Management System (LMS), also known as the UC Learning Center, at all locations including UCOP.

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Thinking about your finances? Financial education workshops Jan. 23

UC’s financial education program offers its next set of financial planning workshops, conducted by Fidelity Retirement Counselor Nancy Pargot, on Friday, Jan. 23, at both Kaiser and Franklin locations.

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Today: Hans Johnson speaks on college access for low-income students

Johnson will present the findings of his report, Making College Possible for Low-Income Students, which examines the role of grant and scholarship aid in California to help students access and complete college.

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This Wednesday, Jan. 21: Efficiency Review brown bag and status update

Join members of the OP Efficiency Review working group for a brown bag to learn how you can participate and find out the status of staff suggestions in various stages of implementation.

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Friday, Jan. 23: Astrophysicist, educator and inventor Hakeem Oluseyi

Join Education Partnerships for another event when astrophysicist, educator, science communicator and inventor Hakeem Oluseyi gives a talk entitled "Helping Students Reach for the Stars."

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Sign up for the Jan. 21 UC Oakland Partnership day of service

Learn how to participate in the UC Oakland Partnership volunteer day of community service at the Alameda County Community Food Bank, this Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

HR clarifies effect of Sutter-Blue Shield contract on UC medical plans

If you use Sutter providers and are enrolled in the Blue Shield Health Savings Plan, Core Medical or UC Care, find out how the Blue Shield/Sutter Health contract negotiations may affect you.