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July 31, 2018

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Save the date of Tuesday, October 9, 2 pm - 4 pm, for the fall Campus Town Hall meeting for managers and directors.

Honored guest Chancellor Carol Christ will discuss key issues and strategies; senior campus leaders will provide updates on capital strategies, housing, parking and transportation, facilities, UCPath, integrated service regions, and more.

Watch for details and your invitation in the coming weeks.

July 30, 2018

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The University of California, Berkeley invites nominations and applications for the position of Executive and Artistic Director of Cal Performances.

July 23, 2018

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Dear Campus Community,

I would like to remind you to submit your nominations for individual staff members and/or teams of staff for the 2018 Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Awards. The Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award (COSA) is one of the highest awards for staff at UC Berkeley.

This award recognizes staff who have demonstrated exceptional initiative in at least two of the following areas:

  • fostering an equitable and inclusive community;

July 16, 2018

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Dear Colleagues,

Our campus community will welcome about 8,500 new undergraduate students this fall. Move-In and Golden Bear Orientation (GBO) are coming in August. Campus and the neighboring streets will be a hub of activity as new students, and their families and supporters, learn their way around UC Berkeley.

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Dear Colleagues,

In my message to campus last March about Cal Athletics, I wrote of our need to improve the training and competition facilities we provide to our women's softball and beach volleyball teams. With the initial analytical work completed, we recently presented preliminary plans for these projects to the Capital Projects Committee. Due to the significant costs associated with these facility improvements, I am writing to explain how we got here, and what needs to happen going forward.

July 11, 2018

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Dear campus community,

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Message to be distributed to all UC employees:

June 28, 2018

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Dear campus community,

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Campus Colleagues,

We're writing to you to introduce a new plan review and permit process for construction work here at UC Berkeley.

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Dear Campus Community:

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Facilities Services is working to simplify processes and deliver improved services to the Campus Community. As part of this process, the intake process for service requests is changing.

What is changing?

June 27, 2018

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Dear Staff, Faculty and Students,

We are delighted to share information about positive developments regarding the state budget and philanthropy – two areas where faculty, students, staff and alumni have joined forces to build support for Berkeley.

State Budget

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Dear campus community,
 
I am pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2018 Peter E. Haas Public Service Award. Given each year, the award recognizes a Berkeley alum who exemplifies our institution's commitment to the public good and whose volunteerism has had a profound impact in one of our four areas: community and social service, health care, education, or the environment. The deadline for nominations is July 31.
 

June 22, 2018

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The Academic Senate’s Committee on Teaching is pleased to announce an initial call for nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA), the highest teaching award on the Berkeley campus. Since 1959, the Distinguished Teaching Award has recognized UC Berkeley faculty for teaching that rises above and beyond the individual class to a sustained performance of excellence. This kind of teaching incites intellectual curiosity in students, inspires departmental colleagues, and makes students aware of significant relationships between the academy and the world at large. 

June 19, 2018

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Dear campus community,

We are very pleased to announce that Professor Tsu-Jae King Liu, who is currently concluding her term as Vice Provost for Academic and Space Planning, has been named the next dean of the College of Engineering (CoE). She will assume her new position on July 1, 2018.

June 18, 2018

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Dear colleagues,

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Lisa Alvarez-Cohen as Berkeley’s next Vice Provost for Academic Planning (VP-AP), effective July 1, 2018. Lisa is a world-class scholar with a long history of dedicated campus service, and I am thrilled to have her bring her energy and vision to the Vice Provost’s portfolio and the campus leadership team.

June 15, 2018

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Dear Colleagues,

June 14, 2018

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Dear Colleagues,

While we may not have an in-person Staff Appreciation Week event for you today, we do have a fun announcement. Do you have or know kids looking for something to do this summer? Do you want them to keep reading and avoid ‘learning loss’ until school’s back in session? What if there was a way to incentivize them, say, maybe with tickets to our opening Cal football game?

June 13, 2018

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Dear Colleagues,

Are you ready? Today is Summerfest! The weather looks pretty perfect - so bring your sunscreen, and most importantly, BRING YOUR CAL ID CARD that will be scanned to get a ticket for an awesome lunch from our food-truck friends at Off The Grid plus a cool commemorative Summerfest  t-shirt.

June 12, 2018

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Dear campus community,

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Ackerly as the next dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources (CNR). David joined the faculty of the Department of Integrative Biology from Stanford in 2005, held the Virginia G. and Robert E. Gill Chair in Natural History from 2010 to 2015, and has most recently been serving as associate dean of the College of Letters and Science’s Biological Sciences Division since 2016. He will assume his new role as dean of CNR on July 1, 2018