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Systemwide News

Regents examine deficit strategies

UC Regent Sherry Lansing

In a daylong retreat, UCís Board of Regents looked at dozens of proposals for addressing the university's growing budget deficit.

Read about the proposals.


Annual Accountability Report highlights UCís strengths, challenges

UC continues to do a great job of ensuring affordability and access, but indicators are beginning to show budget impacts on quality.

Read about the Report.


Final report on protests and policing released

The final "Response to Protests on UC Campuses" report includes recommendations and best practices for handling demonstrations, civil disobedience and free-speech issues related to protests throughout the UC system.

Read more about the report.

UC climate survey will be nationís largest

UC is undertaking the largest institutional climate survey ever in an effort to make UC a model for diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Read about the survey.


UCPath launches new website

UCPath project has launched a new website that offers employees information about upcoming career opportunities at the UCPath Center in Riverside and important announcements and progress updates concerning the UCPath Center project.

Learn more about the website and job opportunities.


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People Who Make A Difference

Across UC, staff and faculty make a difference on the job and in their free time. Read about a few of their latest contributions.

Events manager helps homeless and poor locally, globally

Lauren White

A UC San Diego graduate and events manager tries to ease poverty in her community and overseas.

Read about Lauren White and the nonprofit she helped launch.


Lighting poor corners of the world

John Bowers

UC Santa Barbara's John Bowers is on a quest to bring solar-powered lights to corners of the world without electricity.

Watch a video about Bowers' efforts.

Staffer helps monitor radiation levels at Japanese power plant

Yoh Kawano

UCLA's Yoh Kawano volunteered to monitor radiation in the evacuation zone of Japan's Fukashima nuclear power plant. Read about Kawano's volunteer activities in Japan.


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HR Briefs


Check your flexible spending account balance

Now is a good time to check your Health or Dependent Care FSA balance to be sure you use all your funds and to prepare for reenrolling.

Read more about FSA spending deadlines.

UC offers webinar, local activities on Depression Awareness Day

A free systemwide webinar on Oct. 11, 2012 will discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment of depression, and teach you how to get support for yourself, your family and your colleagues.

Read about the webinar.


You can read more HR news on At Your Service.

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