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April 25, 2018

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Dear Campus Community,

More than 40 years ago, The Civil Rights/Independent Living Movement was founded at UC Berkeley. The movement brought people with various disabilities together to advocate for themselves rather than relying on outside groups. They focused on removing architectural barriers on campus and in the surrounding community that limited their independence and identity.

 

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Dear Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student Instructors,

We hope the end of your spring semester is going well. As you know, this time of the semester can bring increased stress to students. With final deadlines for papers approaching and final exams about to begin, students may be displaying signs of distress. We wanted to remind you of resources available to help you if you encounter a student who is struggling emotionally.

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Dear Campus Community,

The Berkeley Collegium is pleased to make two announcements.

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Dear members of the campus community,

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Dear Campus Community,

Mark your calendars! The annual UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale is April 28-29.

Garden Members’ Sale (For Garden Members Only—You can join when you arrive!)

Saturday, April 28 | 4 - 7 pm

Public Sale

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Fiscal Close deadlines and information for FY2017-18 is now available on the Vice Chancellor Administration website. This year’s fiscal closing steps mirror those in previous years for the  VCA divisions of Campus Shared Services (CSS), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Central Human Resources (CHR), and Business Contracts and Brand Protection (BCBP).

April 21, 2018

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Dear faculty and staff,

The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is pleased to invite you to this semester’s final edition of Campus Conversations, our monthly series of meet-and-greet events with UC Berkeley leaders.

April 19, 2018

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Dear Campus Community,

Over the past year the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the ASUC student leaders, and VC Finance’s Office of Planning and Analysis (OPA) have been collaborating on ways to better equip students with information that allows them to provide contextual data about their Berkeley grade point averages (GPA) to prospective employers and graduate schools.

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Dear campus community,

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 Celebrate Earth Week 2018 with UC Berkeley

The campus community is invited to attend a variety of fun, educational, and hands-on events to celebrate Earth Week. The week’s sustainability events start on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22. Whether you’re interested in local and organic food, climate action, zero waste, saving water, or environmental justice, there is a free activity for you.

Highlights include:

April 17, 2018

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Dear campus community,

We are writing with updates on Berkeley’s active engagement with the burgeoning and exciting field of data science, which has the potential to shape numerous fields of study and practice.

April 16, 2018

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Dear Campus Community,

April 12, 2018

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Dear Colleagues,

Just a quick reminder that nominations are closing next week for Berkeley Staff Assembly’s 2018 Excellence in Management Awards! The EIM’s honor inspiring managers and supervisors who have led their teams to great accomplishments during this past year.

April 11, 2018

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Sent under the signature of Carol T. Christ, Chancellor

April 10, 2018

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University of California, Berkeley - Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

The University of California, Berkeley invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

Reporting to the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost, this position will be a strategic partner in fulfilling the University’s commitment to creating a strong sense of community and enhancing the student experience for our more than 30,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students.

April 9, 2018

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I am pleased to announce that Jim Knowlton has agreed to become the next Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Berkeley.

A former student-athlete and one-time faculty member at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Jim has spent the past three years leading the athletic department at the Air Force Academy, a program that has enjoyed unprecedented success under his leadership.

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Dear Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni,

As part of UC Berkeley’s commitment to a thriving Chicanx/Latinx (C/L) community on campus, the C/L Task Force was formed to identify the issues impacting the community, including our alumni, and to present recommendations and strategies to campus leadership to address the needs. The task force's findings are summarized in a report that can be found here, C/L Task Force Report.

April 3, 2018

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Dear Campus Community,

April 2, 2018

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Dear campus community -

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff will be hosting events throughout the month that will raise awareness about sexual violence and sexual harassment, as well as provide spaces for healing and empowerment of survivors.   

March 29, 2018

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Dear Colleagues,
Is your manager or supervisor a superstar? A leader who truly shows how it’s done by inspiring and empowering the team around them? Here’s your chance to recognize their efforts - the Berkeley Staff Assembly is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Management Awards (EIM). These awards honor exemplary managers and supervisors who have led their teams and team members to meaningful accomplishments this past year.