April 2019
Brutus Hamilton
Staff Sprint Relay Challenge
April 26, 2019
Looking for an exciting team building event this Spring or just an excuse to engage in some friendly competition with your campus colleagues? Join Cal Athletics in partnership with the Be Well at Work - Wellness Program for the Brutus Hamilton Staff Sprint Relay Challenge at Edwards Stadium on April 26, 2019 at 11:30am for a chance to get moving, re-energize and compete in a Sprint Medley Relay. Note: check-in starts at 11:30am and the first heat will begin promptly at 12pm. 

This event is great for beginners, all skill levels and abilities and open to the first 40 registered teams (all male, female or combined). Training sessions will be offered at Edwards Stadium from 12:10-1pm on Tuesday, April 9 and 16 (register here ) . Comfortable clothing and athletic shoes recommended.

For more information download the flyer o r contact Cori Evans at corievans@berkeley.edu .
Balancing Technology
Missed the Cell Phones, Cell Towers, and Wireless Safety talk?
Click the video below to view it on YouTube.
I CAN! Healthy Lifestyle Program
March 26 - April 30
Register by April 1 to join and jump-start a new healthy lifestyle with this free 6-week program to help equip you with the skills you need to get started.

I CAN! includes nutrition and fitness assessments, a hands-on cooking class, a grocery tour, and weekly workouts. Classes begin Tuesday, April 2. Register Today!
Active at Work
Dancing for Fun
and Fitness

Fri 4/5 Hula/ Polynesian , 5/10 Zumba/Samba
12:10-1pm | 251 Hearst Gym 
Instructor: Nadia Qabazard
Yoga for Tension
and Stress Relief

Fri 4/12, 5/3 | 12:10-1pm 251 Hearst Gym  
Instructor: Laurie Ferris

Click linked dates to register
Nutrition Resources and Workshops
Campus Happenings
Breastfeeding Your Baby &
Returning to Work or School
Thu. 4/4; 1-4:15pm, Tang Ed Center, Section Club
Instructor: Tina Benitez, IBCLC, Certified Lactation Consultant  

This 3 hour class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and is broken up into two parts. The first portion of the class, 1-3pm, addresses breastfeeding basics and problem solving. The second portion of class, 3:15-4:15pm, covers returning-to-work planning and breast pumps. Those who have already attended a breastfeeding class are welcome to join the last portion of the class.

Please note: Students and all others unable to access the UC Berkeley Learning Center, please enroll by calling Be Well at Work – Wellness Program at (510) 643-4646.

Go to the Breastfeeding Support Program page to learn more about breast pumps sold at our cost plus tax, lactation rooms on campus, and additional resources.
Food and Beverage Choices Policy:
Tips for purchasing food with university funds
According to the new Food and Beverage Choices policy , nutritious and sustainable items should be included when university funds are used to purchase food or beverages. To make it easier, we've partnered with several Eat Well Berkeley caterers . If you are purchasing food at a grocery store, check out our recommendations for breakfast , lunch , and snacks .
R.A.D. Self Defense for Women
Fri 5/31 and 6/7 | 8:30am-1pm | Tang Ed Center
Instructors: Karen Patchell & Kim Guess (Cost:$10)

R.A.D. for Women is a 9-hour comprehensive, women* and femmes course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. 

* We welcome all UC Berkeley affiliates and community members who experience life through the lens of wo(man) in body, spirit, identity - past, present, future, and fluid.  Note: Participants must attend both sessions.   
UC Cool Campus Challenge
April 1 - April 26
Berkeley students, staff, and faculty are taking action at home and around the globe to reduce our own carbon footprint and find real and lasting solutions to climate disruption.

Get ready for a friendly on-line competition between the UC campuses to determine which UC pledges to reduce the most carbon pollution! Learn more and sign up by clicking here .