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Sad news about the loss of a dear friend

Jul 30, 2015 Chancellor Blumenthal shares news of the death of Karen Sinsheimer, wife of Chancellor Emeritus Robert Sinsheimer.

2015-16 Salary Increase Program

Jul 29, 2015 At the direction of President Janet Napolitano, UC Santa Cruz is making plans to implement a systemwide salary increase program for non-represented staff for fiscal year 2015-16.

A loss that touches us all

Jul 28, 2015 With many in the community, we are grieving the tragic death of Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, the 8-year-old girl whose disappearance Sunday prompted a tremendous outpouring of concern.

Courtesy notice regarding annual systemwide payroll disclosure

Jul 28, 2015 As part of the university’s commitment to being transparent and publicly accountable for its conduct, including the way it compensates its faculty and staff, UC is conducting its annual disclosure of systemwide employee compensation for calendar year 2014. This disclosure parallels last year’s payroll disclosure and is consistent with similar practices at many other public institutions.

Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP) – Call for Applications

Jul 24, 2015 Staff Human Resources is pleased to announce recruitment for the Fall 2015 Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP).

Power outage early a.m. July 22

Jul 22, 2015 Last night there were two power outages (one from approximately 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. and a second from 3:15 a.m. to 4 a.m.) that impacted the whole campus except for Family Student Housing and Lower Campus.

Aug. 15 — PG&E testing natural gas pipeline

Jul 22, 2015 PG&E, which provides natural gas to UC Santa Cruz, will be testing its main pipeline through Santa Cruz County beginning Aug. 15. In order to do this testing, PG&E will be reducing the gas supply to its customers served by this pipeline.

Data security

Jul 20, 2015 Ensure that your computer and mobile devices are up to date with the latest software and operating system updates and patches.

Community Alert Bulletin

Jul 9, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department has received two reports today regarding a suspicious person reported to be carrying a large knife or machete in the wooded area located in the northern remote part of the campus between Chinquapin and Twin Gates.

California Whistleblower Protection Act- Annual Notice

Jun 22, 2015 The University established a systemwide independently operated whistleblower hotline to allow for calls or web-based reporting from faculty, staff and students with a provision for anonymous reporting.

Time to Renew Parking Permits and Metro Bus Passes

Jun 15, 2015 It is time for staff and faculty to renew or purchase parking permits and Metro bus passes for 2015-16.

Call for 2014-15 staff performance appraisals

Jun 12, 2015 Annual performance appraisals are an essential tool for effective management of employees. They are required for all university career staff employees.

Parking during year-end activities

Jun 9, 2015 As the campus prepares for the many commencement and year-end celebrations this weekend, I wanted to alert you to the impact this will have on traffic and parking.

Bike path closures planned for maintenance

Jun 8, 2015 The Great Meadow Bike Path will be closed for maintenance twice during the month of June.

TAPS Parking Fare Proposal

Jun 3, 2015 Thank you to everyone who took the time to provide feedback on the TAPS Parking Fare Proposal.

Community Crime Bulletin: Peeping in Bathroom, College 10

Jun 2, 2015 The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in obtaining suspect information connected to a peeping incident at 8:45 p.m. Saturday, May 30 in the fourth floor restroom of College 10, House 5.

Community Crime Bulletin: UPDATE -- Kresge College Investigation

Jun 2, 2015 An arrest has been made in connection with the assault and hate crime investigation at Kresge College.

In Memoriam: Robert Durling

Jun 1, 2015 Robert M. Durling, professor emeritus of Italian and English Literature at UC Santa Cruz, died May 21st.

Possible rally on Monday, June 1

May 29, 2015 Campus lecturers have announced plans for a "Support UCSC Lecturers" picnic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a rally scheduled for noon to 2 p.m. This is an advisory to be prepared and to stay informed.

In Memoriam: Joseph F. Bunnett

May 29, 2015 Professor Emeritus Joseph F. Bunnett, a long-time member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz, passed away on May 22.

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