Today at Berkeley Lab

Dance Club Starts Merengue and Rumba Classes on Jan. 26

The new series will be held on Monday and Wednesdays at noon in Building 76-235. No dance experience or partners are required. Want to burn around 440 in 50 minutes? Then consider attending Thursday Zumba classes, same time and location. For more information, contact Jeff Philliber.

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Application period for Next Staff Advisor to the Regents Begins Jan. 20

The staff advisor program allows for two staff or non-Senate academic employees to participate in open sessions of the Board of Regents as well as designated committees of the board. The position’s term runs July 2015 through June 2017. More>

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How Fast Were You at the Runaround? Times Now Posted

Employees who participated in the Runaround last October can now check out their official time. Steve Whitelam won the men’s group (9:47.8), while Jennifer Ariel Doyle won the women’s (10:56.9). There were also racers over age 80. The top two included Oliver Morse (28:16.1) and Paul Concus (29:48:0).

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Photo Club Captures the Spirit of the Holiday

From festive cityscapes and homes, to cookies and ornaments, club members offer their take on the season in a series of stunning images. Participants include Sandy Miarecki, Karen Lingua, Kei Nakamura, Roberto Melgoz, Janie Page, John Christensen, and Claude Lyneis. Go here to view all images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Blood Drive on Dec. 17

The Bloodmobile will be in the cafeteria parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to make an appointment (enter “LBL” then click arrow in red circle). Walk-ins are also welcome. For more information, contact Marissa Smithwick (x6088).

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Newly Formed Lab ‘Singles Group’ Hosts First Meeting on Dec. 12

Those looking for someone to share hobbies and interests with are invited to attend the meeting, which takes place Friday, Dec. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. in Perseverance Hall. More>

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Dec. 10 Holiday Music Concert on Campus

UC Berkeley’s University Chorus and Chamber Chorus will present their annual holiday concert of carols and winter songs at Hertz Concert Hall from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The performance is free. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Motion Blur’ Theme Contest Selected

Top Spots go to Doug Lockhart (Facilities), Kei Nakamura (ATAP), John Christensen (Earth Sciences), and Carlos Faham (Physics). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Lab Golf Club Seeks New Members

Members participate in monthly tournaments at golf courses in the greater Bay Area, including an annual DOE tournament that culminates in an end-of-year Trophy Tournament. For membership information, contact Patty Giuntoli.

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Dec. 10 Craft Fair Showcases Handmade Items

The fair — Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria — features a variety of handmade goods for sale, such as jewelry, baked goods, jams and jellies, hand sewn crafts, hand knitted and crocheted items, paintings, and items made from recycled materials. Go here to view a list of available products.

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