News

May 15, 2020

QB3's Lisa Barcellos and Public Health's Eva Harris have partnered on a a large Bay Area COVID-19 surveillance study and the BEST region is providing support. Their team is working in partnership with UCSF and the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), in addition to colleagues in the California Department of Public Health and other departments on the UC Berkeley campus. The data they obtain is critically needed to advance public health approached to this pandemic.

May 14, 2020

(Editors note: The following joint Vice Chancellor Finance and Vice Chancellor Administration CalMessage email was delivered to faculty and staff on 5/14/20.)

April 30, 2020

April 21, 2020

April 15, 2020

March 25, 2020

Dear Department Managers and Colleagues,

We are following up on our email of 02/24/20 to share additional details around 2020 Summer Sessions Hiring Processes.

 

What’s new this year

March 20, 2020

March 17, 2020

March 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce the BEST region's High Five nominees for February 2020! Please join us in congratulating our stellar colleagues on their amazing performance, efforts and hard work! Each nominee will receive a High Five Award Card. In addition, each month, 4 winners are chosen at random from the list of nominees to receive an Amazon gift card, delivered by a member of the High Five Committee.

March 9, 2020

March 3, 2020

February 25, 2020

February 11, 2020

We are pleased to announce the BEST region's High Five nominees for January 2020! Please join us in congratulating our stellar colleagues on their amazing performance, efforts and hard work! Each nominee will receive a High Five Award Card. In addition, each month, 4 winners are chosen at random from the list of nominees to receive an Amazon gift card, delivered by a member of the High Five Committee.

January 23, 2020

BEST Region Faculty and Principal Investigators,

I wanted to let you know that you will shortly be receiving the call for summer salary requests from BEST RA or your departmental staff/finance representative. While the BEST team is working diligently on processes, deadlines, etc., I wanted to share some important factors you should be aware of to help prepare you for this year’s efforts. 

January 9, 2020

Dear Colleagues, 

 

Happy New Year! 

I wanted to follow-up on this message from Marc Fisher, Vice Chancellor, Administration that provided additional information about the central processing of formal wage claims related to Senate Bill (SB) 698. As Marc states, our BRS regional HR and Central HR teams are continuing to fine-tune processes as more information is received from the Labor Commissioner’s Office.  

December 13, 2019

December 6, 2019

We are pleased to announce the BEST region's High Five nominees for November 2019! Please join us in congratulating our stellar colleagues on their amazing performance, efforts and hard work! Each nominee will receive a High Five Award Card. In addition, each month, 4 winners are chosen at random from the list of nominees to receive an Amazon gift card, delivered by a member of the High Five Committee.