Posts Tagged ‘Employee Activity’

Lab Blood Drive on April 15

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The Lab is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, April 15. The Bloodmobile will be parked at the Cafeteria parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register for an appointment here (sponsor code is LBL). Walk-ins are welcome as well. For questions, contact Marissa Smithwick (x6088).

Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Humorous Image’ Theme Contest Selected

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Each month, the Lab’s Photo Club selects a theme for its members to capture in images. Members are then invited to submit photos and vote for the top four photographs that best embody the theme. The theme for March was “Humorous Image” and the winners are Karen Lingua (OCFO), John Christensen (Earth Sciences), Carlos Faham and Kaan Ispir (Physics), and Randy Roig (EHS). Go here to view the winning photos and for more information on the Photo Club.

Lab Delegate Sought for Council of UC Staff Assemblies

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA) is comprised of delegates from every UC-managed institution, including Berkeley Lab. The Lab is seeking a new junior delegate to serve alongside a senior delegate for 2014-2015. Members meet quarterly at a different UC campus to discuss issues that affect staff with top UC administrators and regents. Serving on this council is an excellent opportunity for networking with other UC staff and career development. Go here for information on eligibility and applying (deadline is March 31). Feel free to contact current or previous CUCSA representatives for more information.

Lab Hosts Council of UC Staff Assemblies Meeting Last Week

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Members of the UC Council of Staff Assemblies (CUCSA) met at the Lab last week. CUCSA seeks to maintain and enhance communication within the University community on matters of interest to staff employees in accordance with California laws and Regent policy. The group was addressed by Lab Director Paul Alivisatos, Deputy Director Horst Simon, Chief Human Resources Officer Vera Potapenko, and UC President Janet Napolitano. EETD Division Director Ashok Gadgil and Peter Nugent of the Physics Division gave scientific presentations. Ellen Ford (JBEI) and Piotr Zyla (Physics Division) are the Lab’s CUCSA representatives.

Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Vintage’ Theme Contest Selected

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Each month, the Lab’s Photo Club selects a theme for its members to capture in images. Members are then invited to submit two photos, and all members can then participate in the selection of the top four photographs that best embody the theme. The theme for February was “Vintage” and the winners are Carlos Faham (Physics), Kei Nakamura (AFRD), Doug Lockhart (Facilities), and Steve Kessler (IT). Go here to view winning images and for more information on joining the Photo Club.

Photo Club Announces Winners of ‘Black & White’ Themed Contest

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Each month, the Lab’s Photo Club selects a theme for its members to capture in images. Members are then invited to submit two photos, and the club picks the top four. The theme for January was “Black & White (Contrast)” and the winners are Randy Roig (EHS), Karen Salvini (OCFO), Tim Kneafsey (Earth Sciences), and Kei Nakamura (AFRDO). Go here to view the winning images and for more information on the Photo Club.

Events in Berkeley to Celebrate Black History Month

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

In honor of Black History Month, KQED along with UC Berkeley’s African American Studies Department and History of Art Undergraduate Association will present “An Afternoon with Basquiat” at UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive on Friday, Feb. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. A collection of works by the artist (pictured) will be displayed, followed by a panel discussion. Register here. Additionally, the first annual Black History Month celebration in Berkeley will be held this Saturday, Feb. 8, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Berkeley Community Theater. Click here for more information. Both events are free and open to the public.

Complimentary Tickets for March 2 String Quartet Concert

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Courtesy of the Lab’s Arts Council, employees are eligible for free tickets to a concert, featuring baritone Thomas Buckner, Joseph Kubera on piano, Ralph Samuelson on the Sakuhachi flute, and the FLUX String Quartet. The group will perform the music of living composers on Sunday, March 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the Regents’ Theatre at Holy Names University. Two tickets per person will be held at the box office on the day of the event. E-mail ccarpenter@fsarts.org to reserve tickets.

Submit Your Family Profile on MyFamily Website

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

The “MyFamily at LBNL” web portal provides a centralized location for parents and others to find information on services related to children, youth, elders, pets, and self-care. A new rotating feature has been added called “Family Profiles.” We would like to highlight you and your family (pets, kids, partners, grandparents, dependents, etc.) as part of this section. If you would like to participate, complete this Google Form and e-mail your family photo to dio@lbl.gov. The MyFamily web portal is a collaborative effort between the Women Scientists and Engineers Council (WSEC) and the Diversity & Inclusion Office (DIO).

Lab Hosts Blood Drive on Feb. 6

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Last year, blood drives at the Lab collected a total of 177 units of blood. Every unit can save up to three lives, which means employees helped save up to 531 lives. The American Red Cross has thanked the Lab for its continued dedication and support. The next blood drive will be on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria parking lot. Register for an appointment here (sponsor code is LBL). Walk-ins are accepted. For questions, contact Marissa Smithwick (x6088).