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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.


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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.


Women We Admire: Jerlena Griffin-Desta speaks today

Jerlena Griffin-Desta, UCOP deputy vice president for student affairs and executive director of student services, headlines today's talk in the Women We Admire series.


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UC Retirement workshops coming up

Learn the basics of your retirement and savings benefits at these free workshops offered by Fidelity Investments.


OP Staff Assembly call for event/program ideas

It's not too late to submit an idea for a brown bag or team-building event. The OP Staff Assembly Steering Committee will review all suggestions at its meeting tomorrow.


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UC President Napolitano publishes first post as LinkedIn Influencer

UC President Janet Napolitano has joined an international network of thought leaders on LinkedIn to share her views on a wide variety of topics, from the value of public higher education to workforce challenges.