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10-second bio: Beth Kellman, event planner, weaver and educator

Name: Beth Kellman Title: Senior Event Planner Department/Unit: Event Services Group/Building and Administrative Service Center Location: Franklin Building When I Started Working At UCOP: February 2016 What I Do For OP In Five Words Or Less: Plan events for UCOP The Best Part About Working For OP:  I


UCOP Mentorship Program seeking mentees and mentors for 2018-19

Want to learn more about the program? Come to an upcoming brown bag, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 25.


10 healthy snacks with a UC connection

Tackling your afternoon hunger with healthy snacks will help get you through the day and prevent overeating at meals — and many good snack options have a UC connection. For more than a century, UC


UC People Management Conference inspires personal growth and cultural transformation

With a focus on cultural change, UC’s People Management Conference returned to UCLA’s Luskin Center from Aug. 7-9. The conference built on the success of last year’s inaugural event, offering an inspiring training, development


UCOP will soon have less on-site storage for paper records. What you can do now to prepare

The new 1100 Broadway is being designed to have no paper records storage, other than in cubicles and offices. In addition, the Franklin building will soon have limited paper records storage space.


New vegetable garden takes root at Franklin Building

On the west side of the Franklin fifth-floor patio, a new vegetable and herb garden is taking root — and it all began with OP staff members with a love of gardening. Fresh herbs from


New Franklin exhibit features work of young UCSF cancer patients

A new art installation in the Franklin Building is showcasing the work of pediatric cancer patients at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and other local treatment centers, and the power that the arts can play


Friday: Clinic offers tips, help to turn you into a Zoom expert

This is the first of several Zoom clinics to help you master the basics and learn about features you may not have discovered.


OP staff volunteer to help feed the community

Nineteen staff members from UCOP’s Office of the Chief Financial Office volunteered last week to help sort and bag more than 20,000 pounds of food at the Alameda County Food Bank.


Your top lunch spots revealed

The votes are in! About 150 UCOP staff members took last week’s online poll, casting their votes for the best lunch spots in nearly a dozen categories. See which restaurants prevailed and how your favorite


President Napolitano approves continuation of merit pay program for non-represented staff

Among the criteria, employees with a 2017 annual performance rating of “development needed/new and learning (tracking up)” or higher are eligible for a possible merit increase.


That UC tote bag? Here’s where you can buy it

Want a tote bag or tumbler to show your UC pride? How about a T-shirt commemorating the university’s 150th anniversary? Now you can buy it. The new UC Store, launched this week by the Marketing Communications