June 2019
Staff Appreciation Week Events
Gardening Event
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

11:30am - 1:30pm

Outside of Li Ka Shing, Mulford, Morgan and Genetics & Plant BIology

This summer, take a moment to enjoy the outdoors by joining Be Well at Work and campus partners in creating a new wellness garden here on campus.  This experiential event will include:
  • Learning how to warm up before beginning gardening work,
  • Practical ergonomic tips on how to pull weeds and shovel safely,
  • A mindful moment and a chance to reduce stress through engagement of all five senses
  • An opportunity to smell and taste various herbs while learning about their health benefits, recipe ideas and growing tips.

Participants  will also have the chance to plant seeds to take home and will receive complimentary kneeling cushions for safe weed pulling postures.

This staff appreciation week join Be Well at Work in cultivating a greater connection within and with the outdoors.
10th Annual UC Walks
Cal Walks at Work Day
Friday, June 14, 2019
12:10 - 1:00pm

Memorial Glade

Join your campus colleagues for the 10th Annual UC Walks in celebration of Staff Appreciation Week and commit to an energized 30-minute walk on this day. Group walks will depart at 12:10pm from four campus locations to converge at the Memorial Glade.

Participants in the UC Walks: Cal Walks at Work day will have a chance to:
  • Pick-up a free UC Walks T-shirt (while supplies last)
  • Participate in Samba/ Zumba at 12:40pm
  • Speak with Health Plan vendors
  • Enjoy light refreshments
  • Win great prizes!

Note: Must register and be present at the celebration event to win.

Active at Work
Berkeley Walks! Walking Group
This summer take a break, enjoy the fresh air and explore the beautiful campus!

Campanile (West side)
Nutrition Resources
Campus Happenings
Berkeley Art Studio for Staff Team Building!
Enjoy a couple of blissful hours making art with your colleagues. The Berkeley Art Studio hosts ceramics and screen printing workshops for staff groups. To learn more and to schedule a team building workshop, please contact the Berkeley Art Studio at artstudio@berkeley.edu or call 510-642-6161.

Ceramics - Learn to build cups or other functional objects by hand and decorate them with textures and color.

Screen Printing - Learn the fun and magical process of screen printing by printing Cal-themed designs on t-shirts, tote bags or posters!
Brutus Hamilton Staff Sprint Relay Challenge - Recap!
The Brutus Hamilton Staff Sprint Relay Challenge took place on April 26th at Edwards Track. Led by Be Well at Work - Wellness in partnership with Cal Athletics, the event provided a chance for staff to engage in friendly competition and proved to be an exciting team building event.

Congratulations to all the teams! Check out the   fun photos from the event and mark your calendars for next year!