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16
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Today

9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
EHS 135
Earthquake/Wildland Safety
Bldg. 48-109

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
EHS 60
Ergonomic Awareness For Computer Users
Bldg. 70A-3377

11 a.m.
Berkeley Lab Institute
Tips for Stress Relief
Bldg. 2-100B

1 p.m.
EHS 339
Asbestos Awareness
Bldg. 70A-3377

5:15 p.m.
Yoga with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191




Tomorrow

Noon
Yoga with Naomi Hartwig
Bldg. 70-191

Noon
Environmental Energy Technologies
Energy Efficiency in Denmark: Results and Actual Programs
Peter Bach & Renato Ezban, Danish Energy Authority, Ministry of Transport and Energy
Bldg. 90-3122

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Morning Editions: Biscuits and Gravy with 2 Eggs
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Banana Pancakes with 2 Eggs and Bacon

Market Carvery: ½ Pound Prime Rib with Garlic Mashed Potatoes And Gravy

The Fresh Grille: Buffalo Wings with Fries and Coleslaw
Menutainment: Herb Roast Pork with Baked Potato and Salad

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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RESEARCH NEWS

SNAP
SNAP

SNAP Wins NASA Support For Dark Energy Mission


NASA has announced that it will support an advanced mission concept study for the SNAP experiment, proposed by Berkeley Lab and the Space Sciences Laboratory at UC Berkeley for NASA and DOE's Joint Dark Energy Mission (JDEM). "As one of three groups chosen by NASA for further development of the Joint Dark Energy Mission, we are pleased that NASA is interested in our approach to the problem with the SNAP concept," said Berkeley Lab Director Steven Chu. "DOE and NASA have provided funding to us in the past for our approach, and it is a very good sign that the two agencies are moving forward together on the project." Full story.
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POLICY NOTES

Reminder on Licensing
Income Distribution


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It continues to be the policy of Berkeley Lab that employees (and others who assign to UC their rights to intellectual property through Berkeley Lab) receive a share of net licensing income. Go here to read the entire policy.

Reminder on Contacts With
State and Federal Officials


Employees may not act or give the appearance of acting on behalf of the Laboratory or the University when communicating with state or federal officials unless they are authorized to do so. To act or give the appearance of acting on behalf of the Laboratory or the University in such instances without authorization may be construed as a conflict of interest. The complete text of the Laboratory's lobbying policy, as well as guidance on appropriate contact with state and federal officials, may be found in Regulations and Procedures Manual 2.23(H), located here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Bioengineering Registration
Deadline is Tomorrow


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The deadline to register for the bioengineering industrial liaison day is tomorrow. The event, hosted by UC Berkeley's Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, or CITRUS, will be on Tuesday, Aug. 15, in the Bechtel Engineering Center's Sibley Auditorium. Berkeley Lab speakers include Adam Arkin, Steve Conolly, Jay Keasling, Dan Fletcher, and Graham Fleming. A complete agenda can be viewed here.
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inventory

Storeroom Closure

To comply with DOE accounting procedures, the Central Storeroom (Building 78) will be closed to take inventory on Thursday, Aug. 17. Employees should plan their needs accordingly. People with a critical requirement for material on Aug. 17 should call x5087.

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