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Meditation Mondays via Zoom: 12-1 pm

The LBNL Mindfulness Meditation Group will hold noon time, Zoom-based meditation throughout the shelter-in-place order. With our minds left wandering and sometimes worrying during this stressful time, let’s turn some of that boredom into exploration. Date: Mondays Time: 12 – 1 pm Mindfulness meditation zoom room: Feel free to invite colleagues and friends. No […]

All Access – Mental Health Initiative

The All Access Employee Resource Group has launched a Mental Health Initiative. Led by Co-chairs, Emalynn Robinson from HR and Tom Gallant from NSD, the mission of the initiative is to make Berkeley Lab a more inclusive and supportive environment for mental health. The group meets monthly and membership is on a voluntary basis. The […]

National Family Caregivers Month: Tips for Support and Building Resilience – November 25, 2019

As part of National Family Caregivers Month in November, the All Access Employee Resource Group and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office are hosting a seminar with guest speaker Anna Le Mon, MPH, MSSW. Caregivers have a tough job, whether they are caring for aging parents or a child with special needs. In this presentation, […]

Tang Center Offers Six-Session Series on Mindful Living

UCLA’s Neesha Patel will present a six-session series on mindful awareness on Wednesdays, from August 1 to Sept. 19, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost for the series — presented by UC Berkeley’s Tang Center — is $215. The practice of mindfulness can help reduce stress and promote health and well-being. More>>

Webinar on Bright Horizons Services – July 16, 2019

If you’re looking for a nanny or babysitter for date night, perhaps you need a housecleaner or pet-sitter for your furry friend, or your adult relative needs assistance in another state, you have free access to a national database of caregivers that will help you find the support your looking for.  Do you need full- or […]

Honoring the Lab’s 2019 Retirees

The 15 employees featured in this year’s Retiree Honor Roll represents nearly 400 years of UC service. Click to see who’s leaving and what their post-work plans are. The Lab thanks our retirees for their hard work and dedication. More>>

‘UC Walks’ Offers Fun and Fitness – June 14, 2019

Join your colleagues for the “UC Walks” event on Friday, June 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the cafeteria parking lot. Two routes, one easy, one challenging, will be offered. Registered participants will receive a t-shirt (while supplies last). The Lab’s Dance and Ukelele Clubs will provide entertainment. More>>

gLoBaL Employee Resource Group Hike – Sunday, April 28

The gLoBaL Employee Resource Group is organizing a hike this coming Sunday, April 28th, 2019 in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park. Wildcat Canyon is a 2,429-acre East Bay Regional Parks District park located within the city limits of Richmond. The hike is open to all at the lab and spouses and kids are welcome. The hike […]

Lab Offering Four Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Physical Sciences Area Announces Workplace Life Committee