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    Tell Your Story: May 31 Workshop on the ‘Art and Science’ of Communicating
    The Lab’s Peter Fiske will lead a new workshop on "The Art & Science of Communication: Telling Your Story" on Thursday, May 31, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. This workshop is recommended for graduate students, postdocs, and early career scientists. Register here (course code PDT 0117). Visit postdocresources.lbl.gov for more information.
    Postdocs and Early Career Scientists Can Win Cash Prizes at Lab Research SLAM
    Researchers are invited to present their science at the Lab’s inaugural Research SLAM on Sept. 20. The event offers a chance to improve presentation skills and win a $3,000 first prize, $1,500 second prize, or $750 people’s choice award. Submit an intent to participate by June 15 to get first-priority registration for communications training with Jean-Luc Doumont. Go here for details.
    Safety, Security & Sustainability Fair Takes Place April 26
    The fair — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the cafeteria parking lot — features info on hearing conservation, bicycle safety, and HR disability benefits, as well activities like simulated fire evacuations from the “Smokehouse,” and UC Berkeley’s bomb truck demos. The Bay View Café will offer a BBQ lunch, and attendees can enter a raffle to win an emergency backpack or radio. More>
    Livestream of April 13 ‘Communications and Presentation Skills’ Workshop
    HR is hosting a workshop for scientists and engineers who would like to improve their communication and presentation skills. The workshop, titled “The Three Laws of Communication,” will be led by Jean-Luc Doumont. Registration is closed for the physical meeting, but the event will be streamed live from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 13.
    HR’s Pat Montano Among Winners of UC’s 150th Anniversary Trivia Quiz
    Montano was among 300 people with a perfect score (3,000 took the quiz). Their names were entered into a drawing, from which 25 winners were named. “My first score was bad, but I kept trying,” said Montano. She enlisted the help of her HR colleague Stacy Greene to get a perfect score. “We learned a lot in the process and had a lot of fun.” She is sharing the prize with Greene. More>
    Lab Staff Invited to Join Latino and Native American Employee Resource Group
    In an effort to support Hispanic/Latino employees in the workplace, Berkeley Lab’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Office has launched the Latino and Native American Association (LANA) Employee Resource Group (ERG). The group is open to any employee who wishes to join. More>
    ‘Introduction to Pedagogy’ Workshops for Postdocs, Early Career Scientists
    Postdocs and early career scientists are invited to attend a two-part pedagogy workshop called "Science Teaching Effectiveness Program for Upcoming Professors (STEP-UP)." The workshops - led by UC San Francisco's Laurence Clement - take place March 12 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register here. More>
    New Workshop Series for Early Career Scientists and Postdocs
    A new series of workshops with Josh Henkin, founder of STEM Career Services, takes place Feb. 28 to March 2. Workshop topics include "Strategic Career Planning 2.0," "Elevator Pitch 2.0," "Pitchfest," and "Leveraging LinkedIn." Go here for more information and to register.
    UC’s WellBeing Initiative Offers Staff Assistance for Healthier Lives
    As part of the University of California’s WellBeing Initiative, employees have access to resources based on these four pillars: emotional, financial, nutritional, and physical. The initiative includes a variety of tools for staff, such as links to behavioral health providers, classes on budgeting, and access to diabetes-prevention programs, among other offerings. More>
    March 16 Presentation on ‘Preparing for Retirement’
    Meet retirement counselors from the UC Retirement Administration Service Center as they explain your UC retirement benefits and eligibility rules for retiree health, describe the steps you need to take when you're ready to retire, and answer your questions. The event takes place from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. Register here.
    UC Forms Working Group to Study Retiree Health Benefits
    The University of California has formed a Retiree Health Benefits Working Group to explore options that will ensure the long-term financial viability of the retiree health benefits program and the quality of the benefits offered. The project only pertains to retiree health benefits; it does not affect UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) pension benefits. More>
    Staff, Retirees Happy With Health Plans, Survey Shows
    Employees and retirees enrolled in UC-sponsored health plans are highly satisfied with their plans, according to surveys conducted last spring. The survey looked at enrollees’ satisfaction with their health care, health plan, access to care (including appointments with specialists), and customer service. More>
    Legal Plan Assistance for Employees Affected by Wildfires
    ARAG, UC’s legal plan, is offering free access to their “DIY Docs,” the Education Center, and the “Find-an-Attorney” tool. All impacted staff, even those not currently enrolled in ARAG, will have free access for six months. Eligible employees can visit the ARAG website and enter code “18323cfr.” Deadline for enrollment is Jan. 11, 2018. More>
    Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 26; Updates on Costs, Changes
    Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 26 and ends at 5 p.m. on Nov. 21. Booklets will be available starting the week of Oct. 23, with full details about options, costs, and changes for 2018. Most employees will see medical plan premium increases of less than $10 a month. More>
    Benefits Office Hosts Sept. 28 Seminar on Understanding Estate Planning
    The seminar will look at who needs estate planning, why and when estate planning should take place, the advantages and disadvantages of a will, what a living trust is, and controlling assets when incapacitated by accident or illness. The event — led by representatives from ARAG, the Lab’s legal benefit provider — takes place at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium.
    Deadline for UC Family Member Recertification Extended to June 1
    Due to delays in processing, Secova, project administrator of the recertification project, extended the deadline for employees who were asked to recertify family members to June 1. UC will not immediately de-enroll dependents on June 1, however the follow-up process will begin at that time. Contact Secova (888-926-5687) for more information. More>
    Career Planning Workshops on July 30
    Is your career headed in the right direction? At Berkeley Lab Learning Institute’s career planning workshops on July 30, you can clarify your career values and interests and develop an action plan to meet your goals. Taught by a career-counseling specialist, this session will help you develop a career action plan and provide tools and resources to support your efforts. Two workshops are offered: a postdoc and research assistant version (BLI0118) focusing on issues in scientific careers, and a non-scientific employee version (BLI0119) focusing on general career planning issues. Registration required. If the workshop is full, contact ktanttila@lbl.gov to be placed on a waiting list.
    Performance Review Discussion Workshops Start July 16
    Does the thought of an annual performance review discussion make you uncomfortable? If so, you’re not alone: supervisors and employees alike are often anxious about these conversations. But they actually can be a great chance to build stronger working relationships. Find out more by attending a Performance Review Discussion Workshop, conducted by Berkeley Lab Learning Institute. These sessions are relevant for both scientists and non-scientists. You’ll analyze video recordings of review conversations and learn useful communication techniques. Attend the supervisor workshop (BLI2019) on July 16 or 31, or the employee workshop (BLI2020) on July 18 or August 8. All run from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration required.
    Workshop on Communication and Personality Style Differences
    Are you struggling to communicate with someone at work? Could personality style differences be the reason? Attend BLI3003 Understanding Differences: Personality Styles on Wednesday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, to learn how to enhance your interactions with others whose styles are different than your own. During this Berkeley Lab Learning Institute workshop, you’ll take a personality style assessment and work on case studies to identify solutions to common style-related communication issues. Registration required.
    Presentation Skills Workshop for English Language Learners
    Want to enhance your skills in preparing and making presentations in English? Attend Presentation Skills for English Language Learners (BLI1125), a Berkeley Lab Learning Institute (BLI) course open to scientific and operations staff members whose native language is not English. Conducted from 1 to 3 p.m. on Fridays, July 12 through Sept. 6, this course will help you clearly convey your message in English and increase your confidence through practice and individual feedback. Registration required. Obtain a Project ID Number from your supervisor to cover the course cost of $275. If the course is full, contact ktanttila@lbl.gov to be placed on a waiting list.
    Enhance Your Supervisory Skills at June 19 Workshop
    How do you manage a technically talented employee with poor communication skills? What can you do about a poor performer who’s coming back from medical leave? Find out the best approaches to these and other performance management challenges at Berkeley Lab Learning Institute’s Supervisor Scenario Workshop (BLI0122) on Wednesday, June 19, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. This workshop is required for all new supervisors and a helpful refresher for those with more experience. Using a problem-solving model, you’ll work on a variety of case study scenarios, with Laboratory subject matter experts on hand to answer your questions. Registration required.
    June 4 Workshop on Understanding Cultural Differences
    Are you struggling to communicate with someone on your team? Could cultural differences be the reason? To get the most out of a multicultural team, it’s important to understand these differences and learn to collaborate effectively. Find out more at Understanding Differences for Better Team Performance: Cultural Differences (BLI3002), a Berkeley Lab Learning Institute workshop, on Tuesday, June 4. Participants will analyze their own cultural style, learn multicultural communication techniques, and create an action plan to enhance your team’s interactions. Registration required.
    ‘Job Hunting in Academia’ Workshop on May 2
    Are you organized for your academic job search? Join Cynthia Fuhrmann on Thursday, May 2, for Job Hunting in Academia Part I (BLI1063), a Berkeley Lab Learning Institute workshop, for tips on refining and tailoring your cover letter, CV, and research and teaching statements to help ensure they stand out from the pack. Fuhrmann, assistant dean of Career & Professional Development at the University of Massachusetts, has a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from UCSF and a Bachelors degree in Chemistry from UC Davis. This session is part of BLI’s Career Development Workshop Series for postdocs and graduate students. Scientists are also welcome to attend. Registration required.
    Class on Archiving Files and Records on April 25
    Are you running out of space in your office, moving to a new office, or tasked with processing the records of retiring (or already retired) scientists? Learn more about files that need to be kept, which can be archived, which can be disposed of, and DOE and Lab compliance at a workshop (BLI0926) sponsored by the Archives and Records Office (ARO) and the Berkeley Lab Learning Institute (BLI) on Thursday, April 25, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Perseverance Hall. Registration is required. More>
    Winners Announced for Photo Club’s Urban/City/Street Contest
    The first-place winner is Matthew Dorsey, with Stephen Czarnecki in second, Haris Mahic and Laura Wong tied for third, and TIm Kneafsey and Sayan Gupta tied for fourth. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Lab’s Photo Club.
    Employee Photo Contest: Enter Photos Taken at the Lab
    Employees, affiliates, contractors, and those conducting research at the Lab are invited to submit up to five photographs taken on Lab grounds or feature the Lab in some way. The deadline for entries is June 4. This competition is separate from a Lab Physics Photo Walk and competition on May 16. Go here for information on rules and judging. Winners will be announced June 25.
    Water Image Garners Top Prize at Spring Showcase
    Staff attending the recent Photo Club Spring Showcase voted for their favorite photo, and the winner was John Christensen (Energy Geoscience Division) for his image “Water is Life.” Qing Ji (Accelerator Technology and Applied Physics) Division won the raffle drawing and took home a matted copy of the winning photo. Go here to view the winning image and for more on the Photo Club.
    Catch What You Missed During Earth Month
    The Lab’s Earth Month celebration in April included an e-bike meetup, a movie about food waste, environmental tips from a panel of Lab researchers, and a comprehensive presentation on the Lab’s natural history. Check out videos, photos, and more here.
    May 9 Presentation on TechWomen and Scientific Diplomacy
    The Molecular Foundry, the Women Scientists and Engineers Council, and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office are hosting a presentation and panel event called “Scientific Diplomacy: From Berkeley Lab to Egypt” on Wednesday, May 9 at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>
    Want to Ride Your Bike to Work? Enter the Bay Area Bike Challenge
    May is Bike to Work Month. If you want to ride your bike to work this month, enter the Bay Area Bike Challenge to join a team or start your own, track your rides, win prizes, or just have fun. More information on the Bay Area Bike Challenge is available here.
    Photo Club’s Spring Showcase on May 2
    Come to the Berkeley Lab Photo Club's annual Spring Showcase on May 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Perseverance Hall (Building 54), and view displays of prints by club members and talk with the photographers. Refreshments will be provided at 3 p.m. Go here to learn more about the Photo Club.
    Red Cross Blood Drive on April 19
    April is National Volunteer Month. Participate by volunteering to give blood during the Lab’s next donation drive on Thursday, April 19. The Bloodmobile will be in the cafeteria parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to schedule an appointment (sponsor code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome. Save time by using RapidPass.
    Feel Better: JGI Hosts Annual Safety and Wellness Fair on May 30
    The Joint Genome Institute (JGI) is hosting its 12th Annual Safety and Wellness Fair from noon to 2 p.m. on May 30 at the JGI courtyard in Walnut Creek. Attendees from Berkeley Lab are welcome. The fair will be held Over 50 exhibitors will be participating, promoting safety, health, wellness, and sustainability. More>
    Get Healthy: Join Lab Colleagues for ‘UC Walks’ Event on June 15
    The Lab will join forces with UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Hall of Science for the June 15 event, part of the University of California’s WellBeing Initiative. The walk will take 30 minutes (other activities are planned for those unable to walk) and conclude with a wellness fair at the Lab. Go here to register. Watch TABL for more details as the date approaches.
    May 23 UC Webinar on Improving Mental Health Awareness
    In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the University of California’s “Stigma-Free” webinar series will feature a discussion by award-winning speaker and author Ross Szabo on how to improve efforts to raise awareness of mental health. The webinar runs from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. More>
    UC’s WellBeing Initiative Offers Staff Assistance for Healthier Lives
    As part of the University of California’s WellBeing Initiative, employees have access to resources based on these four pillars: emotional, financial, nutritional, and physical. The initiative includes a variety of tools for staff, such as links to behavioral health providers, classes on budgeting, and access to diabetes-prevention programs, among other offerings. More>
    Bike-to-Work Day is May 10; Tips and Resources for a Great Ride
    Considering biking to work on May 10? Get support along the way at one of 143 “energizer stations” that will pop up in Alameda and Contra Costa counties that day. Go here for a map of stations, as well as information on safe riding, the Lab’s shuttle buses and shower facilities, and the Bike Station located in downtown Berkeley.
    Lab Staff Invited to Participate in UCLA Staff Assembly Virtual 5K Run
    The virtual 5K will be held May 12 through May 20. Participants can run/walk their 5K any time during that week, track their run using one of several popular tracking apps, and submit a screenshot of their run. Rachel Carl (Human Resources) is organizing a Lab team to help compete in one of many award categories. Register for the Lab team here. More>
    Mindfulness Meditation Training on April 23
    Training in mindful awareness can help improve focus and reduce stress, among other benefits. The Postdoc Association is hosting a mindfulness meditation training session on Monday, April 23, at 11:30 a.m. in Perseverance Hall (Bldg. 54-130B). The session is open to all and will be led by Lab researcher Arthur Montazeri.
    Lab Dance Club Offers Noon Salsa Lessons
    Join fellow members of the Lab Dance Club for free salsa lessons, geared toward beginner and intermediate skill levels. Weekly sessions start Monday, Feb. 12, in Bldg. 76-235 over the noon hour, with practices on Wednesdays at the same time and location. No previous dance experience or partner required. Participants should wear comfortable shoes that don't grip the floor. Contact Jeff Philliber (x5257) for more information.
    Bike to Work Month: Olga Kavvada Cycles for Efficiency
    For Olga Kavvada, a postdoctoral researcher in the Energy Technologies Area, biking to work is all about time efficiency — there are no traffic jams in the bike lane. “By biking everywhere, I know exactly how long it will take me to get somewhere, and I don’t need to plan for delays, wait times, or parking stress,” she says. More>
    Bike to Work Month: How Jacob Gimbel Turned Biking Into Daily Commute
    Jacob Gimbel bikes to a Lab shuttle stop near his home in Berkeley and takes the Lab shuttle to work — with his bike stowed away on the shuttle’s bike rack — almost every day, even when it’s raining. His secret? Take it one day at a time until biking to work becomes second nature. More>
    JBEI’s Keasling Featured in MIT Technology Review
    Jay Keasling, CEO of the Joint BioEnergy Institute, was recently profiled in an MIT Technology Review article titled “The Scientist Still Fighting for the Clean Fuel the World Forgot.” In the piece, Keasling discusses the progress made in the quest for affordable advanced biofuels, and underscores the need for continued research. More>
    Alan Poon Helps Boys and Girls ‘Scout’ Out Careers in Nuclear Science
    The Lab recently hosted more than 200 Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts for its annual Nuclear Science Day for Scouts. The event, which provides a chance for Boy Scouts to earn a merit badge in nuclear science, and Girl Scouts to earn a “Get to Know Nuclear” patch, has been coordinated by Alan Poon for the past eight years. Go here for more on the program and to view a photo feature on the event.
    Lab’s Alivisatos, Alvarez to Address Symposium Honoring Steven Chu
    Former Lab Director Paul Alivisatos and Laboratory Chief Information Officer Rosio Alvarez are among those scheduled to speak at a symposium celebrating Steven Chu’s 70th birthday. A Nobel Prize winner, Chu formerly served as Berkeley Lab director and U.S. Secretary of Energy. The event takes place Saturday, May 19, at Stanford University. More>
    For Florian Soom, Biking to Work is a Family Affair
    As a youngster in Switzerland, Florian Soom rode his bike to school each day. Now, as an adult and parent, he’s still cycling to school … though this time around he has his daughter in tow, dropping her off on his way to work in the Lab’s Earth and Environmental Sciences Area. More>
    Bike to Work Day: NERSC’s Annette Greiner Cycles for Her Love of the Bike
    For Annette Greiner, who has biked to work in Ann Arbor, Chicago, San Francisco, and Berkeley, and crossed the continent on two wheels, part of her daily commute is getting into a driver’s mindset. “I’m always thinking ahead about a driver’s point of view and how visible I am to them,” she says. More>
    Lab Staff on What Their Asian American Heritage Means to Them
    As part of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Julie Kang of the Joint Genome Institute and ESnet Director Inder Monga share some of the ways they connect with their heritage. Kang, from South Korea, has “learned to find my personal balance amongst the various cultures and philosophies around me.” Inder Monga deeply appreciates the Bay Area’s diverse environment, which gives him the opportunity to interact with fellow Sikhs. More>
    UC Forms Working Group to Study Retiree Health Benefits
    The University of California has formed a Retiree Health Benefits Working Group to explore options that will ensure the long-term financial viability of the retiree health benefits program and the quality of the benefits offered. The project only pertains to retiree health benefits; it does not affect UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) pension benefits. More>
    Glenn Kubiak, Retiring Feb. 16, Reflects on a Career in Support of Science
    Looking back on his tenure at the Lab, Kubiak says that it is the people who have really made his time here valuable: "Those thousands of interactions are a gift. The chance to interact with and be influenced by that many talented and dedicated people is amazing." A reception celebrating Kubiak's career will be held Friday, Feb. 9. More>
    UC Retirement Center Hosts Pre-Retirement Planning Course in February
    The course takes place on Wednesdays from Feb. 7 to 28, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Go here for more information and to register. Additional workshops on retirement transition, finances, housing, estate and legal planning, and long-term care are also offered. Go here for more information and to register.
    UC Retirement Center Hosts Pre-Retirement Planning Programs
    The four-week course takes place on Wednesdays, Sept. 13 to Oct. 4, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Go here for more information and here to register. The center is also offering a free "Resilient Aging Lab" workshop on Oct. 6., which explores the journey of retirement, including practical tools and support for planning your next chapter. Continental breakfast and lunch are included.
    Congratulations to the Lab’s 2017 Retirees
    This honor roll represents nearly 900 years of UC service. The top three with the most years of service include Denise Davis (OCFO) with 40.5 years, Sergio Rugar Rogoff (Engineering) with 39, and Rick Diamond (ETA) with 37. Best of luck to all of our retirees as they pursue endeavors beyond the Lab.
    June 23 Retirement Party for Chemical Sciences Division Director Ali Belkacem
    Employees are invited to attend a retirement celebration for Ali Belkacem on Friday, June 23, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria dining hall. Deadline to RSVP is Tuesday, June 20. Belkacem previously served as Chemical Sciences deputy director and acting director, assuming the directorship in 2013. He is also a principal investigator with the Ultrafast X-Ray Science Lab.
    Retiring in June? Add Your Name to the Lab Honor Roll
    The list is not only a tribute to staff and their careers, but also lets current employees know who among their colleagues is moving on. The list will be published in TABL in late June. To be included, submit your information here. If you know a retiree who’s already left, forward this article to them.
    May 31 Reception Honoring Recent and Past Retirees; Sign Up for Honor Roll
    A reception honoring recent and past retirees of the Lab will be held at the cafeteria on May 31 between 5:30 and 7 p.m. The event is organized in partnership with the Berkeley Lab EX-Ls and UC Berkeley Retirement Center. Go here to register. Submit your info here to be included in an honor roll recognizing 2017 retirees to be published in TABL in June.
    Feel Better: JGI Hosts Annual Safety and Wellness Fair on May 30
    The Joint Genome Institute (JGI) is hosting its 12th Annual Safety and Wellness Fair from noon to 2 p.m. on May 30 at the JGI courtyard in Walnut Creek. Attendees from Berkeley Lab are welcome. The fair will be held Over 50 exhibitors will be participating, promoting safety, health, wellness, and sustainability. More>
    Lab Participates in May 22 Wildfire Awareness Event
    Area fire-response agencies will meet at the site of last year's Grizzly Peak​ Fire from 11 a.m. to noon on May 22 to discuss fire preparedness and prevention efforts. The event may cause traffic delays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. along Grizzly Peak Boulevard, between Centennial Drive and South Park Drive. Emergency vehicles will be stationed in the area as part of the event. More>
    Lab Event Organizers Invited to Attend May 24 Catering Fair
    The Epicurean Group, which manages the Lab’s Bay View Café, is hosting a catering fair on the cafeteria patio on Thursday, May 24, from 1 to 2 p.m. Samples of dishes from Epicurean’s seasonal catering menu will be served. The event is geared towards those who organize Lab events and coordinate catering.
    Lab Research, Facilities Captured Through Lens of Visiting Photographers
    To mark the International Day of Light on May 16, 27 photographers visited the Lab to creatively capture scenes of science at the Advanced Light Source, the Molecular Foundry, NERSC, and battery labs. The event was part of a Global Physics Photowalk, with similar shoots taking place at research organizations around the world. Strategic Communications coordinated the Berkeley Lab Photowalk. Watch a video on the event here.
    Get Healthy: Join Lab Colleagues for ‘UC Walks’ Event on June 15
    The Lab will join forces with UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Hall of Science for the June 15 event, part of the University of California’s WellBeing Initiative. The walk will take 30 minutes (other activities are planned for those unable to walk) and conclude with a wellness fair at the Lab. Go here to register. Watch TABL for more details as the date approaches.
    Postdocs and Early Career Scientists Can Win Cash Prizes at Lab Research SLAM
    Researchers are invited to present their science at the Lab’s inaugural Research SLAM on Sept. 20. The event offers a chance to improve presentation skills and win a $3,000 first prize, $1,500 second prize, or $750 people’s choice award. Submit an intent to participate by June 15 to get first-priority registration for communications training with Jean-Luc Doumont. Go here for details.
    Postdoc Association Hosts Ice Cream ‘Meet & Greet’ on May 18
    Employees are invited to the May edition of the Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association’s “Meet & Greet” gathering on Friday, May 18, at 4 p.m. on the cafeteria patio. In honor of the upcoming summer season, this month’s theme is ice cream. Stop by to meet representatives from Exponent and learn about career paths in engineering and scientific consulting.
    Visiting Photographers to Participate in Lab Photowalk Event on May 16
    About 30 photographers are scheduled to visit various Lab sites — including the ALS, Molecular Foundry, NERSC, and Building 62 battery labs — on May 16 as part of a Global Physics Photowalk competition. The Lab also is hosting a separate photo competition for employees, contractors, affiliates, and those who conduct research at the Lab.