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Wednesday, November 26, 2003


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8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jewelry Sale

4:30 p.m.
UC Berkeley Physics Department Colloquia
Fundamental Physics with Diatomic Molecules
David DeMille, Yale University
1 LeConte Hall

Origins: Chunky Seafood Chowder in a Bowl with Side Salad
Fresh Grille: Garden Burger with Wild Spring Mix, Grilled Onions & Cheese
Adobe Cafe: Chicken or Pork Chow Mein
Choice of Roasted Citrus Chicken; Chunky Seafood Chowder Served in a Bowl with Side Salad; or Garden Burger with Wild Spring Mix & Grilled Onions & Cheese
B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 - 7 p.m.
Full Menu

Open Enrollment
Ends this Sunday

Benefits Open Enrollment ends November 30 at midnight. The Benefits Department staff would like to remind all employees that Open Enrollment is the only opportunity to make benefits changes. All Open Enrollment changes will be effective January 1, 2004. Please don’t wait until the last minute! Go here for further information.

While Giving Thanks, Consider Giving Help

Berkeley Lab's institutional effort to provide financial assistance to non-profit community charitable organizations and groups will conclude on Sunday. The SHARES campaign, which gives employees an opportunity to donate to their favorite neighborhood or national charities through a laboratory mechanism, will be available for pledges throughout the four-day holiday period. Just go to the SHARES web site here and click on the "Instructions for Pledging" link to navigate the electronic form.


View, 'Today...' Take
A Break for Holidays

This will be the final issue of "Today at Berkeley Lab" until next Monday, Dec. 1. Also, The View, whose biweekly publication schedule would normally include this Friday, will skip a week and publish on Friday, Dec. 5, due to Thanksgiving break. The Communications Department wishes all Berkeley Lab employees a safe and joyful holiday.

Windows XP Security
Course to Be Offered

A new course, Windows XP Security Hands-on, will not only teach Windows XP users and system administrators what must be done to secure their systems, but also how to actually do it. The course will be held in Trailer 51L from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. on Thursday, December 18. Go here to read a course description. Go here to sign up for the class.


Partly cloudy. Highs in
the low 60s (16° C).

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Throughout the month of November, employees can go here to donate to their favorite charity, through the Lab’s SHARES program.

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