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Catherine Knaizewycz

10-second bio: Meet Catherine Kniazewycz, from “Normalcy,” USA

Meet Catherine Kniazewycz, director of architecture in Capital Resources Management. She says her home town of Iowa City, Iowa, couldn't have been more normal.

Cover of Lean In, book by Sheryl Sandberg

Lean In series on women in the workplace kicks off this Friday, Nov. 22

Lean In: Conversations about Women in the Workplace is a series of facilitated conversations inspired by Sheryl Sandberg's book and sponsored by PACSW, starting Friday.

Jane Conoley of UCSB

EVENT CANCELED: UC Santa Barbara’s Jane Conoley Nov. 20

UC Santa Barbara's Jane Conoley will speak at UCOP this Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the next Women We Admire talk, sponsored by the President’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women.

Fiat lux: Solar-powered lights, created by UCSB engineer, on sale Tuesday

You can purchase the small, portable solar-powered LED study light created by UC Santa Barbara's John Bowers, in the Franklin lobby from 12 to 1 p.m. this Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Alida Nattress

10-second bio: Meet Alida Nattress, Academic Affairs award-winning cook

Alida Nattress, executive assistant to the vice provost in Academic Planning, Programs and Coordination, would love to have her own restaurant.

smoke and tobacco free graphic

UCOP to go smoke and tobacco free: Learn more Nov. 21 and Dec. 10

Are e-cigarettes banned under UC's new policy? Learn the answer to this question and more at two upcoming brown bags about UC's smoke and tobacco free policy, going into effect Jan. 1, 2014.

Brendan O'Callaghan

10-second bio: Meet Brendan O’Callaghan, External Relations Ironman

Brendan O'Callaghan, executive communications coordinator in External Relations, recently competed in an Ironman distance triathlon, which includes swimming, biking and a full marathon run.