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Symposium: Bay Area Symposium on Viruses
Thursday, May 23 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center
This symposium aims to strengthen interactions among Bay Area scientists who share a strong interest in virology. The conference features presentations by leading Bay Area university and industry scientists, a session of postdoc/grad student talks, a poster session, and opportunities for networking.
Exhibit: Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate exhibition
May 17 – June 16, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Each year, BAM/PFA teams with the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice to present the works of graduating M.F.A. students. This year's graduates are: Dru Anderson, Dusadee Pang Huntrakul, Erin Colleen Johnson, Sahar Khoury, Jess Rowland, and Sean Talley.
Exhibit: "Ballet of Heads"
May 17 – August 25, 2013 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This focused presentation brings together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper that demonstrate the inexhaustible variety and texture of the human form in art, including the Baroque canvases of Peter Paul Rubens, the romantic illustrations of William Blake, the American Regionalism of Reginald Marsh, the sharp angles and expressive contours of George Grosz and Max Beckmann, and the cultural critique found in caricature works by Honoré Daumier and Philip Guston.free BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff., $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled persons, and young adults (13-17)
Exhibit: Hidden treasures of UC Berkeley’s South Asian and Southeast Asian special collections
April 9 – August 30, 2013 every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bernice Layne Brown Gallery Doe Library
Among the treasures on display in this exhibit are the court fee and revenue stamps of the Princely States of India; a 10th century Vietnamese imperial proclamation; palm leaf and Sanskrit paper manuscripts; and photos, maps, diaries and letters.
Botanical Garden: Jam making with seasonal fruit
Tuesday, May 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Botanical Garden
Rachel Saunders, founder of Blue Chair Fruit, returns to the garden with her fruit preserving expertise. In this two-hour demo-style class, students will cook two different jams: one single-fruit and one mixed-fruit. The workshop will focus on the preparation of the raw fruit, the cooking process, and how to safely jar jam. Participants will receive two take-home jars of jam and a set of class notes.$85, $80 members
Register online, or by calling 510-642-7082, or by emailing email@example.com.
Staff workshop: Job interviewing
Tuesday, May 28 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Class of 42' Tang Center, University Health Services
Whether you are switching fields, applying for a new position in your current job track, or would simply like some practice sharpening your interviewing skills, this hands-on workshop gives you tips for acing the interview.
Enroll online at the UCB Learning Center (http://tinyurl.com/ucblms). Enroll online.
UC Berkeley Extension: Professional Program in Health Advocacy info session
Tuesday, May 28 | 6-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
Gain a better understanding of the increasingly complex and dynamic health system in the United States, including how you can become an informed health advocate qualified to advise patients and their families. Staff members discuss how you can become a health advocate, geriatric case manager, discharge planner or family adviser.
Please refer to EDP 445528. Make reservations online, or by calling 510-642-4111.
Staff: Cal Walks at Work Day
Wednesday, May 29 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Campanile (Sather Tower)
UC faculty and staff are encouraged to commit to a 30-minute walk in support of National Employee Health and Fitness Month. Visit the Cal Walks page for information and to sign-up.
Symposium: Visions of the theory of computing
May 29 – 31, 2013 every day | Berdahl Auditorium Stanley Hall
This three-day symposium will bring together distinguished speakers and participants from the Bay Area and all over the world to celebrate both the excitement of fundamental research on the theory of computing, and the accomplishments and promise of computational research in effecting progress in other sciences.
Wait list started. Register online, or by calling 510.664.9856, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 30 | 1 p.m. | UC Berkeley
This conference is not just for technologists and math geeks; DataEDGE brings together social scientists, computer scientists, policy-makers, designers, and artists for an intimate two-day conference to assess the current state of data science and the data revolution.$650
Conference: Transforming community health and care delivery
May 30 – 31, 2013 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Clark Kerr Campus
Public health, health care, and economic/community development organizations are all striving to develop and implement new ways to partner across sectors and with the community to achieve improved population health, reduce cost, and improve patient experience. The Center for Health Leadership 5th Annual Leadership Conference will focus on creating a vision for upstream innovation and care transformation.
Workshop: Memory, brain, and aging—recent findings
Saturday, June 1 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
Examine findings from affective science, focusing on state-of-the-art studies that explore the nuances of emotional experience, behavior and physiology. Gain useful information about the ways people generate and regulate emotions and how they understand and respond to the emotions of others. Arthur Shimamura, professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, builds this workshop around a series of didactic modules devoted to these topics, each including hands-on experience that recreates some of the key experiments.$195
Reception: Cal Discoveries Travel
Sunday, June 2 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Alumni House
Join Cal Discoveries for light refreshments and wine at the California Alumni Association's annual reception as they unveil the educational travel offerings for 2014. You will have an opportunity to discuss trips with the people who plan the itineraries as well as visit with some of the faculty lecturers.
RSVP by May 24 online, or by calling Cal Discoveries Travel at 510.642.3717, or by emailing Cal Discoveries Travel at email@example.com.
Lecture: Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous
June 5 – August 7, 2013 the first Wednesday of the month every other month | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall
This lecture series, chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi, brings together artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors and scholars who are working on projects that expand existing paradigms.
Free. Please refer to EDP 055392. Make reservations online, or by calling 510-642-4111.
Reading: Holocaust survivors memoir writing group
Thursday, June 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Over seven years of writing in a supportive workshop setting, these writers' voices have become more vibrant, distinct, and confident as each writer revisits his or her childhood and teen years lived under Nazi fascist rule, an era marked by displacement, and constant terror. These post-war Survivors have produced narratives which reflect extraordinary experiences, poignant memories, painful losses, and enormous personal strengths as they navigated life in hiding and as refugees.
Ojai North!: Rite of Spring
Wednesday, June 12 | 10 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Cal Performances’ third annual Ojai North! opens with the world premiere of new choreography to Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring by 2013 Ojai Music director and choreographer Mark Morris. Set to The Bad Plus’s re-scoring of the explosive masterpiece for piano, bass and drums, Rite of Spring will be performed by the jazz trio and the Mark Morris Dance Group.
Buy tickets online, or by calling Cal Performances at 510-642-9988.
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