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UC moves to ensure campuses are inclusive for LGBT students, faculty and staff

Beginning this fall, the University of California will provide students with the option to voluntarily self-identify their sexual orientation and gender identity on the undergraduate admission application to help the university better understand and meet the diverse needs of its students.

Need help with financial planning? New Fidelity workshops announced

Make the most of your UC Retirement Savings Program by taking one or more financial education workshops this summer.

UC researchers sweep prestigious National Awards for Young Scientists

Three pioneering University of California professors — a biochemist from Berkeley, a neurosurgeon from San Francisco and a computer scientist from Irvine — were honored today (June 30) with the 2015 Blavatnik National Awards

Don’t forget: UCOP Pride’s ice cream social is today

The fifth annual UCOP Pride Ice Cream Social is today, Tuesday, June 30th, from 1 to 2.30 p.m. on the Franklin fifth-floor patio.

One ringy-dingy: New phones coming your way

The UCOP phone system is being replaced over the next months. Get details about equipment, training and the schedule for the switch.

Two UC staff elected to retirement system advisory board

Michael A. Fehr of UCLA and Naomi Nakamura of UCSF Medical Center have been elected staff representatives to the University of California Retirement System Advisory Board.

Take the pledge: The greening of Franklin

The Green Department Certification program, started on the fifth and seventh floors of Franklin, is set to expand to the rest of the building.

Join UCOP Pride for ice cream June 30

UCOP Pride sponsors the fifth annual ice cream social on June 30, from 1 to 2:30 pm, on the Franklin fifth-floor rooftop.

10-second bio: Meet Jenny Oh Hatfield

Jenny Oh Hatfield, social media manager for the Global Food Initiative, is pedaling toward Paris.

Richard Kravitz appointed director of UC Center Sacramento

Kravitz, a professor in the UC Davis School of Medicine, will lead the Sacramento center, a systemwide program managed by the Davis campus.

Lunch & Learn today: COO Rachael Nava

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Rachael Nava speaks today, June 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in Franklin Lobby 1. Hear about her career path and the roles and responsibilities of the COO.