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9 a.m.
Berkeley Lab Institute
eRoom Advanced
Bldg. 90-0026

10 a.m.
EHS 22
Ergonomics for Supervisors
Bldg. 70A-3377

10 a.m.
EHS 135
Earthquake/Wildland Safety
Bldg. 48-109

11 a.m
Berkeley Lab Institute
Time Management
Bldg. 2-100B

Video Seminar: Modern Marvels — Insulation
Bldg. 90-3122

1 p.m.
Physical Chemistry
Investigating Visible Light Photocatalysts and Solar Hydrogen Conversion Materials
Daniel Raftery, Purdue U.
D-62 Hildebrand Hall (campus)

1:30 p.m.
Berkeley Lab Institute
How to Lead a PRD Discussion
Bldg. 2-100B

4 p.m.
Life Sciences & Genomics
Microbial Biofilms: Complex Multi-cellular Communities with Several Integrative Mechanisms
John Costerton, USC
Bldg. 66 Auditorium

5:30 p.m.
Water Resources Center Archives
New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina: Lessons for California's Levees
Ray Seed, UC Berkeley
250 Goldman School (campus)

7 p.m.
Berkeley Nanotechnology Club
Information Meeting
150 Goldman School (campus)


8:30 a.m.
Human Resources
New Employee Orientation
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

10 a.m.
EHS 123
Adult CPR
Bldg. 48-109

10:15 a.m.
EHS 10
Intro to EHS at Berkeley Lab
Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Challenging the Current Paradigm of Daylight Use in Art Museum Exhibition Space
David Behar, Israel Institute of Technology
Bldg. 90-3122

Dance Club
West Coast Swing
Bldg. 51 (Bevatron) Lobby

Yoga Club
Class with Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 937-302

Yoga Club
Class with Chris Hoskins
Bldg. 70-191

1 p.m.
EHS 116
First Aid Safety
Bldg. 48-109

3 p.m.
Advanced Light Source
Hybridization Of 4f States In Rare-Earth Systems
Serguei Molodtsov, U. of Technology, Dresden
Bldg. 6-2202

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Morning Editions: Cheese Omelette with Hash Browns and Fruit
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Corned Beef Hash and Eggs

Market Carvery: Orange Chili Roast Pork

The Fresh Grille: Patty Melt with Fries and Coleslaw
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B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
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Foundry Will Host
ACS Media Today

Molecular Foundry
As part of its annual meeting in San Francisco this week, the American Chemical Society is sponsoring a tour and reception for members of the news media at the Molecular Foundry this afternoon. Briefings will be given to about 35 reporters and writers, representing publications such as Scientific American, Nature, Science magazine, USA Today, The Economist, New Scientist, and Chemical and Engineering News. Associate Laboratory Director Paul Alivisatos will greet and host the group, with presentations by Jeff Long, Alex Pines, Rob Ritchie, Dirk Trauner, and Alex Zettl.

UC Offers Enrollment
In Health Care Account

The University of California's Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA), a flexible spending account that allows employees to set aside money during the year for out-of-pocket health care expenses, will be offered during November's Open Enrollment period. The savings plan can cover things like co-payments, co-insurance and deductible plan expenses, optional health care costs, and over-the-counter drugs. The main advantage of HCRA is the tax savings that can be gained because funds are set aside for expenditures on a pre-tax basis. Next year will also feature a new spending account card to handle payments. Current HCRA participants must re-enroll each year. Go here to learn more about HCRA.

Applications Accepted
For Graduate Fellowship

Fellowship namesake Christine Mirzayan
Applications are now being accepted for the 2007 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellowship, sponsored by the National Academies. The program is open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and those who have completed graduate studies or postdoctoral research within the last five years. Those selected can attend one of three 10-week sessions, running from January to November 2007, where they will gain tips on entering professional careers. Application forms are available here.

Limiting Stress Key
To Healthier Lifestyle

The Health Care Facilitator wants to remind employees of the health benefits to managing stress. Common stressors include financial worries, illness, injury, death of a loved one, or problems in relationships. Positive changes like a new home, getting married, or a vacation can also create stress. Ongoing or long-term stress can harm nearly every system in our bodies. The best way to manage stress is to identify the source, and take steps to decrease stressors. It also helps to eat right, get enough sleep, exercise, and set aside time to relax every day.
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High: 84° (29° C)
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SECON level 3

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