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Awards and Scholarship Opportunities

Chancellor’s Excellence in Service Award, Faculty/Staff Partnership Award, and Staff Scholarships
Staff Assembly is now soliciting nominations for the 2017 Chancellor’s Excellence in Service Award and 2017 Faculty/Staff Partnership Award. We are also accepting applications for the 2017 Staff Scholarships. Please see the Staff Assembly Website for summaries of the awards and scholarship opportunities. All nominations and applications must be received no later than Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative
2017 Celebration #DreamRevolution

Thursday May 4th, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Living Amphitheater, UCLA Sunset Recreation Center

The Healthy Campus Initiative, envisioned and supported by Jane and Terry Semel, invites you to celebrate the Grand Opening of UCLA’s New Living Amphitheater! Located inside the Sunset Recreation Complex, this venue provides a welcoming space for our campus community. The Amphitheater has literally come alive with 31 community garden boxes tended by UCLA students, staff and faculty.

The event will feature a high-energy adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Directed by Joe Olivieri, Head of UCLA’s Undergraduate Acting Program, and featuring rising-star actors and designers from UCLA’s Department of Theater.

  • 4:00 p.m. HCI-funded student project competition, giveaways, and live music
  • 5:00 p.m. Live show featuring performances by UCLA's School of Theater Film and Television Actors
  • 6:30 p.m. Celebration party with free food by Roy Choi’s LocoL, and live music
Envisioned and supported by Jane and Terry Semel, Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) is committed to making UCLA the healthiest campus in America. The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative has grown into a powerful well-being movement, not only on the UCLA campus but is now being expanded across the entire UC system!

We have so much to celebrate! Be a part of the movement! #LiveWell

Tickets: FREE at UCLA’s Central Ticket Office
Or $25 online (all proceeds benefit HCI’s Living Amphitheater)

For more information visit: http://healthy.ucla.edu/dreamrevolution

Help share the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/889511771151715/

HCI TEDxUCLA Salon: Eudaemonia
Featuring Meb Keflezighi

The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative invites you to attend a TEDxUCLA Salon exploring Eudaimonia – what it is, and why we want more of it.

Wednesday, April 26th 4:30-6:30pm
The Pavilion Club, Pauley Pavilion

Don't know about Eudaimonia yet? We aim to change that…

Eudaimonia, n. A sustained form of wellbeing that goes along with finding meaning and purpose in life; Human flourishing.

    Featured speakers:
  • Meb Keflezighi (UCLA ’99): Prepare for Success
    • Four-time US Olympian, Winner 2014 Boston Marathon, Winner 2009 New York City Marathon & Four-time NCAA Champion
  • Dr. Robert Bilder: Redefine Happiness
  • Dr. Bruce Chorpita: Attempt the Impossible
Following the TEDxUCLA Salon, Meb Keflezighi will be honored with the inaugural UCLA Eudaimonia Award in recognition of his exemplary commitment to health and excellence.

This event will feature a live Mindful Music performance, complementary refreshments, and photo opportunities with Meb.

Kindly RSVP at bit.ly/UCLAMeb.

LA 2024 – Volunteer Program
Information Session

On April 26th, from noon to 1 pm at the Pauley Pavilion Club, representatives from LA 2024 will be presenting on the city of Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

This presentation will outline the proposed plans for the 2024 Games and present opportunities for UCLA students and staff to get involved through the LA 2024 Volunteer Service Program.

Come out to learn how you can help bring the Games back to the City of Angels and earn priority consideration for volunteer opportunities at the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games!

Success isn’t a destination. It’s a journey.

UCLA Employees save 25% on Extension Courses

Explore a passion or learn a new skill at UCLA Extension. Make this spring the time you start your screen play, learn how to code, or brush up on a foreign language. UCLA employees working at least 50% of the time receive 25% off at UCLA Extension. Courses are available online, in Westwood, downtown LA, and at our new location in Woodland Hills. UCLA Extension’s Spring Quarter starts April 3.

Visit UCLA Extension for full course listings, upcoming free events and information session, and to learn more about our renowned Certificate Programs.
Questions? Contact Helen Williams at (310) 825-7729 or hwilliam@uclaextension.edu.

Human Interface Devices:
Soft Skills for BruinTechs

Date and Time:
Thu, May 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Charles E. Young Research Library
280 Charles E Young Drive North
Los Angeles, CA 90095

As technologists, we work with "software" all the time, but when interfacing with people we need "soft skills" too! Come learn skills that will assist in a more productive workplace. There will be breakout sessions on the following topics: Emotional Intelligence, Elements of Good Leadership, Project management skills, Teamwork/Team development, Dynamic Communication, and Business Analysis. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. RSVPs are required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/human-interface-devices-soft-skills-for-bruintechs-tickets-33633790573