Just a reminder that the Grants department is still actively working and cycling through applications!
For the advocacy report for mental health, Andreas Lazarius, a member of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Mental Health, is writing a one page report on the student opinion of mental health accessibility on campus. If you send me an email, I can put you in touch with him if you want to be part of the focus group that he is making in order to write this report.
We are rewarding six people with the RISE scholarship, and planning a dinner for them with a guest speaker as well.
We are waiting for affirmation from webhosting services to receive ownership over committees.berkeley.edu, and then will be drafting a template email for representatives to request formal approval of student summaries at meetings for posting to the Campus Committees site; approval from Chair Maslach has been granted, and a new system of approving student summaries will be phased in via individual chair agreement.
Applications for 2013-2014 representatives are out now! They will be accepted on a rolling basis, and interviews will be conducted next week.
Pavan Upadhyayula authored an OE Op-Ed in conjunction with Rebecca Miller of advertising services in Operation Excellence, and will be sending it in to the Daily Cal this week.
Our Administrative Committee is looking for a representative! If you or anyone you know would be interested in student advocacy, monitoring, and selecting campus representatives, please email me at email@example.com.
We are also still accepting applications for administrative committees at tinyurl.com/ASUCapps.
Our Academic Services department is organizing a reader exchange on sproul to conserve readers during finals week. We will also be preparing awards, and “Best of Berkeley” locations in the next few weeks, and ordering stickers to advertise. We will be working with a GIS student to create a more interactive map of the study spaces in Berkeley, especially focusing on Sunday study spots.
UGMP had a graduate student speaker this week.
The Student Committee on the Future of the Library finished the library bill that is in support of the student agenda for the Faculty Library Commission. We will be presenting to Senate on Wednesday, May 1st.
Small focus groups on Bearwalk and AC Transit will be held next Tuesday at 10 am with UCPD and transportation services.
That’s all for now!