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This Friday: Join a virtual bingo game with OPSA

The OP Staff Assembly will host a fun virtual teambuilding activity for staff at all UCOP locations.


Jennifer Doudna wins 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry

The award recognizes the development of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome editing breakthrough that has revolutionized biomedicine.


President Drake welcomes the UC community in starting the academic year

Despite challenges posed by COVID-19, UC continues to forge ahead with a clear mission: education, research and public service for the good of the people of California, the nation and the world.


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UCLA and UC Berkeley faculty share the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel will share half the 2020 Nobel in Physics for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy.


UCOP Anti-Racism Task Force focus groups and survey

The Office of the President Anti-Racism Task Force asks employees to share their thoughts towards becoming an anti-racist workplace by participating in focus groups and a survey.


What if 2020 is the year of “The Big One,” too?

This has been an unprecedented year, but earthquakes can occur at any time, and it’s essential to be prepared. In advance of the Great ShakeOut on Oct. 15, here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones.


Celebrate Multicultural Week with culture and connection in the kitchen

Join colleagues in celebrating our rich, diverse backgrounds through digital storytelling, culinary prowess and delicious traditions.


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Build your knowledge of professional culture in a new live workshop

Our professional relationships contribute to a true sense of fulfillment in our careers. Here’s how to get the most out of yours.


This Friday: LaSA hosts Theresa Maldonado

Join the Latin American Staff Association in welcoming Theresa to learn about her background, path to leadership and inspiring approach to the challenges she’s faced.


Updates and links for new STEP performance appraisal process

Training is now live for STEP (Staff Talent Evaluation Process), our new and simpler performance appraisal process. Courses are self-paced to work with your schedule.


Participate in a live event about the 2020 election

Confused about how mail-in voting works or wondering what the deal with early voting is? Join UC next Monday, Oct. 12, for a Q&A with Karen Hedges, deputy director for campus life at UCLA.


Cybersecurity awareness: If you connect it, protect it!

This week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month events will highlight how Internet-connected devices have impacted our lives — and will empower you to own your role in cyber security by taking steps to reduce your risks.