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News Briefs

28 August 2009

Campus to honor those who died in 2008-09

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Berkeley campus will gather for its eighth annual memorial service to honor those of its own students, staff, faculty, and emeriti who have died during the past year. The ceremony will be held from noon to
1 p.m. on the lawn west of California Hall; all are welcome to attend.

The names of those to be honored are online at NewsCenter. If a person who died in the past year is not listed, contact Maureen Kelly by 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31, so that he or she can be remembered at the event.

OLLI hosts fall open house at Freight and Salvage

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Berkeley, which offers six-week courses on a range of subjects for adults over 50, will hold an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m. at Freight and Salvage, 2020 Addison St. in Berkeley. Attendees can learn about upcoming fall courses at the event, and register for the fall and beyond.

The open house is free and open to the public; reservations are advised: e-mail or call 642-9934.

New General Catalog on sale

The new, 530-page UC Berkeley General Catalog for 2009-11 is available now. Students and the general public can purchase it for $11 at the Cal Student Store or online at Cal Student Store.
Campus units can use a chartstring to order the catalog directly for their faculty and staff, at a discounted $5 per copy. For an order form, e-mail

Calcierge services tailored to faculty relocation needs

Calcierge a program of services for faculty recruitment and retention provides new faculty and faculty candidates with referrals and resources for housing, childcare and eldercare, and employment (for spouses and partners). A new website Calcierge outlines services. For details, contact Lisa Bagnatori or 642-6610).