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UC medical centers must work together to improve quality, cut costs

UC's medical centers need to pick up the pace in working together as a system to improve quality and reduce costs, says UC Health Senior Vice President John Stobo.

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Women We Admire: Vice Provost Susan Carlson will speak today

Carlson's talk, entitled “Your Mother’s Maiden Name and Related Reflections on Women in Higher Education Leadership," begins at 12 p.m. Tuesday, May 20.

Walk for your health with UC Walks Wednesday, May 21

Join your OP colleagues for a 30-minute walk at noon Wednesday, plus giveaways and a raffle with a chance to win an iPod and NutriBullet.

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HR and Communications move ahead with Staff Engagement action plans

HR and Communications are proceeding with action plans they developed in response to Staff Engagement recommendations, following approval by OP leadership.

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Get ready to walk for good health when UC Walks on May 21

Lace up those walking shoes and head outside on May 21 for fun, fresh air and a fit-filled walk along Lake Merritt with your UCOP colleagues.

Summer 2014 WorkFit program resumes; try it for free this week

UCOP’s WorkFit program returns, starting May 12, with an offer to try it for free during the entire opening week.

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American Red Cross blood drive returns to UCOP May 14

You can donate blood right here at work when the American Red Cross bloodmobile returns to UCOP tomorrow, May 14, from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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EVP Brostrom announces 3 percent increase for non-represented staff

Executive Vice President Nathan Brostrom announces a 2014–15 salary increase of 3 percent for non-represented staff.

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Be a scientist May 8: Celebrate UC Cooperative Extension’s centennial

You are invited to Be a Scientist to celebrate the 100th anniversary of UC Cooperative Extension. There'll be information tables, a raffle, gelato stations and more.

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UCOP celebrates Bike to Work Day this week

May is National Bike Month, and you can join bike commuters at UCOP and elsewhere by biking to work on Bike to Work Day or by joining the Team Bike Challenge all month.