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05/23/2013

Time Keeping (Kronos) Limited - More Compatible & Secure

Due to serious security and compatibility issues with Java, IMSS recommends using Time Keeping (Kronos) Limited instead of regular Time Keeping (Kronos).

Time Keeping Limited, the lighter version of Time Keeping, does not require Java and is compatible with all common operating systems and browsers. Time Keeping Limited can also accomplish the same common tasks and functions as regular Time Keeping for employees and managers. For more information on using Time Keeping Limited, please visit http://imss.caltech.edu/help/KronosTraining.

Please note that this does not affect "swipers" (individuals who report their time by "swiping" their card at time clocks).

As a reminder, IMSS strongly recommends using Java only when absolutely necessary and frequently keeping up on security updates. Note that IMSS regularly maintains Java on all Managed Computing PCs.

For questions or concerns, please contact us at http://help.caltech.edu using request type IMSS > Applications-Self Service > Time Keeping (Kronos) > Other.

05/09/2013

“When I Die, They’ll Send Me Home”

"When I Die, They'll Send Me Home" – A Human Rights Perspective on Juvenile Justice in California

Elizabeth Calvin │ Annenberg Lecture Hall │ Tuesday, May 21, at 7:30 pm

 

In California children as young as 14 years old are tried in adult courts and given prison sentences meant for adults. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and other international treaties require that children under age 18 be treated differently from adults when accused of a crime. Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate in the Children's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, has been at the forefront of a coalition advocating to change California law so that it reflects the capacity of young people to change and mature. Elizabeth will describe her research and advocacy on juvenile justice in California, as well as the work of Human Rights Watch. As a lawyer, advocate, and author of several Human Rights Watch reports, Elizabeth will also discuss the process and challenges she has faced with collecting data and analyzing the results.

 

About the Speaker

Elizabeth Calvin is an attorney and Senior Advocate for the Children's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, where she works for the rights of children in the juvenile justice and foster care systems.  An advocate for over 25 years, she investigates human rights violations, publishes findings, organizes others to support a change in law, and lobbies legislators to take action.

05/09/2013

Faculty Search Committee Open Forum and Survey

The Faculty Search Committee is charged with seeking Dr. Chameau's successor and recommending several eminently qualified candidates for the position of president to the Trustee Selection Committee. All Caltech staff members are invited to meet with members of the search committee in an open forum. The agenda will include a presentation of the results of staff surveys and focus groups, an opportunity to offer input on the search for the next president of Caltech, and a question-and-answer segment with the search committee.

You may access the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N5GLKNQ

We encourage you to complete the survey by May 8. For more information about the Presidential Search, please visit the website at: www.presidentialsearch.caltech.edu

Staff forum: Friday, May 10, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Ramo auditorium

05/02/2013

Personal Savings Workshop

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

10 – 11 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Personal Savings Workshop

 

Whether you have a healthy balance or an unhealthy debt, proper management is the key to a sound financial future. This workshop, led by TIAA-CREF, will cover financial goal setting and savings strategies. The objective is to help you create a personal financial plan – and keep your plan on track. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech

05/02/2013

Investing 201 Workshop

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

10 – 11 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Investing 201 Workshop

 

Learn how to understand the risks and maximize the rewards of investing. This workshop, led by TIAA-CREF, will give you insight into what kind of investor you are and a deeper understanding of the financial choices available to you, including equities, real estate, fixed income investments, money markets, guaranteed investments, and mutual funds. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech.  

05/02/2013

Investing for Women Workshop

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Investing for Women Workshop

 

With 40% of women predicted to be living on their own at age 65 and beyond, it's important for women to take an active role in their financial affairs. This workshop, led by TIAA-CREF, is designed to help you evaluate your current financial health, understand investment strategies, and implement your chosen strategy. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech

04/22/2013

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive at Caltech
We hope that the Caltech community will again do its part to help reduce shortages in the Red Cross blood supply by donating blood during the blood drive. The Blood Drive will be held Monday, May 6 from 8am to 8pm and Tuesday, May 7 from noon to 6pm, Both days the Blood Drive will be held  in the Bloodmoblie parked on campus. You may register by logging on to http://redcrossblood.org
 
 
For questions please contact Christine Boyle christine.boyle@caltech.edu at 626-395-1745
 

 

04/12/2013

Free Public Discussion with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Join us for an inspiring look into the work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Doulaye Kone, Senior Program Officer for Sanitation Technologies and Tools, will discuss the Foundation's focus area and types of projects, with details on the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs he oversees. This discussion will address the interconnection between public health and environmental quality challenges the developing world faces as a direct result of poor sanitation facilities. Question and answer session following the presentation.

Monday, April 22nd, 5:30pm-8:00pm (parking free after 5pm)
Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill Center
Keynote Speaker: Doulaye Kone, Senior Program Officer for Sanitation Technologies and Tools at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Refreshments, 5:30pm
Keynote Speaker, 6:10pm
Discussion, Q & A, 7:10 pm

Click here for the event flyer.

RSVP to kvanabel@caltech.edu or sustainability@caltech.edu for planning purposes.

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