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11/10/2016

Adopt an Angel

Caltech Human Resources is once again sponsoring the annual Adopt an Angel Program, which provides holiday gifts for children of poverty-level families in the San Gabriel Valley area.

Come to the Human Resources office between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to pick up a decorated paper angel bearing the name of a needy child, along with his or her special wish list, age, clothing size, and interests. Unwrapped gifts with the paper angel attached are to be delivered to the Human Resources office by Tuesday, December 6.

The Angel Program is affiliated with the Foothill Unity Center, a nonprofit organization that provides critical support in the form of food, clothing, motel vouchers, referrals, and advocacy for people in crisis who reside in the San Gabriel Valley area.

For more information, contact Diane Williams at diane.williams@caltech.edu or 626-395-8055.

10/21/2016

2016–2017 United Way Campaign

I am pleased to announce that the 2016–2017 United Way Campaign will run from October 21 through November 19, 2016.  Every year the campus and JPL community support United Way through donations or volunteering.

I invite you to attend Family Night in support of the campaign or to contact your Workplace Ambassador to learn about the many ways to contribute. Throughout the campaign, you will receive more detailed information about how you can participate.

Friday, October 21 – Family Night
4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Beckman Mall

Thank you in advance for your support of this important initiative.

If you have questions, please visit the Human Resources website or call Human Resources Events & Education at 626-395-3204.

 

Julia McCallin
Associate Vice President for Human Resources

04/19/2016

Important Changes to the Unix Interactive Cluster

The Unix interactive cluster (its.caltech.edu) will soon be retired. These long-running Solaris systems will be replaced by new Linux systems, which will run concurrently for a brief transition period. Starting May 2, 2016, IMSS will make changes to users' dot files to minimize compatibility issues with the new Linux systems. Changes will be completed over a period of approximately one week and are detailed at http://imss.caltech.edu/content/unix-cluster-transition

For questions about this transition or assistance with modifying your dot files, please contact the Help Desk (x3500, help@caltech.eduhttps://help.caltech.edu.)

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