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Pension advisory board election ends tomorrow

Active, eligible UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) staff members who are not members of the Academic Senate may vote for two new representatives through June 17.

Mark your calendar: OP Pride ice cream social is coming

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

eAppraisal now open for employee self-appraisals

It’s officially performance appraisal season, time for UCOP employees to complete their self-appraisals. Take this opportunity to reflect and get feedback on accomplishments, areas needing improvement and goals for the coming year.

OP Staff Assembly still accepting nominations

The committee has six open seats. Nominate yourself or a colleague by June 19.

Berkeley Lab’s Science at the Theater now on YouTube

If you missed the Berkeley Lab's Science at the Theater presentation in April, you can now view it in full online.

Take a walk on the wild (edibles) side

Forage for edible weeds in Oakland with New York Times food writer Mark Bittman in the premiere episode of "California Matters," a new video series produced by the Berkeley Food Institute and UC that explores food, sustainable agriculture, policy and health.


NBA finals? Bring on the food bank fundraising challenge

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has teamed with her counterpart in Cleveland to raise funds for their cities' food banks. Join this friendly competition and help feed the one in five county residents who rely on the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

Students design mobile apps with social flavor

In the CITRIS Mobile App Challenge, inspiration meets perspiration. It’s a rigorous three-month competition where students design, prototype and pitch ideas for solving pressing societal needs.