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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Week 2017

Special Event | April 16 – 22, 2017 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Join the UC Berkeley environmental and sustainability community for an array of activating, inspiring, fun, educational, and celebratory events and programs during Earth Week 2017! A complete list of events and activities are available at https://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek/

Cal Day at UCBG

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

UC Berkeley Open House; Garden free all day with free shuttles running every 15 minutes from campus Evans Hall stop.

Take a botanical adventure and see plants from around the world! Guided docent-led tours at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Interact with "Garden Animal" stations from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Open House

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Do you love animals? With ~700,000 bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian specimens, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology is one of the largest university-based collections of tetrapod vertebrates. Drop by for a rare peek at our research and education specimens and interact with scientists to learn about research conducted all over the world. Get your Science@Cal passport stamped here!

Undergraduate Opportunities in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Are you interested in biological research, natural history collections, specimen preparation, archival practices, GIS and bioinformatics, and more? The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology offers many exciting opportunities for UC Berkeley undergraduates to work with museum faculty, curators, graduate students, and other researchers. Come talk to current undergraduates and project mentors about volunteer...   More >

Cal Day: AmphibiaWeb: Global Amphibian Conservation, Biology, and Diversity

Miscellaneous | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, outside 3101

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Amphibians are some of the most imperiled animals on Earth. But what is an amphibian? Come to AmphibiaWeb to learn about the biology, conservation, and diversity of frogs, salamanders, and caecilians through interactive maps, games, and activity sheets for all ages. Find out how you can help and learn more about these amazing animals.

Cal Day

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

UC Berkeley throws open its doors and offers over 300 lectures, tours, performances, demonstrations and discussions. Many events are tailored for kids & families, prospective students, and the just plain curious. Come experience a day in the life of UC Berkeley!

All events free, all ages welcome, campus wide.

Cal Day with the College of Natural Resources

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 College of Natural Resources

CAL DAY is an all-day event packed with programs, resources, events, and groups and organizations representing various aspects of our campus's rich culture and community. The College of Natural Resources will have activities focused around the many opportunities that CNR students can look forward to upon being admitted into our college.

Cal Day with Arts + Design Initiative: Self Guided Tour (Map, Website or Instagram)

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Arts + Design

Join the Arts + Design Initiative on a self-guided tour of UC Berkeley's diverse arts and design landscape! The tour will be hosted on Instagram and on location. Participants can join a scavenger hunt and enter a drawing to win exciting prizes.

Cal Day in the Library!

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Explore the diverse and rich resources of the libraries on Saturday, April 22.

Cal Day 2017: University Open House

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

Archaeology events at Calday 2017!

Special Event | April 22 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Archaeological Research Facility

Events at the ARF appear in the Anthropology & Archaeology listing of the Calday 2017 website

CalDay at I-House

Special Event | April 22 | 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. |  International House

 International House

CalDay at I-House
Saturday, April 22, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

"All Around the World" International Theme Brunch
In celebration of CalDay, International House welcomes visitors and foodies alike to experience a gourmet brunch featuring flavors from around the world in our Dining Commons. I-House residents will share their special talents with performances and presentations.

Visitors/Community:...   More >

Cal Day at Jacobs Hall

Special Event | April 22 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Join the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation on Cal Day! Our doors will be open 10am-2pm, with activities for audiences of all ages.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | April 22 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this program can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and prepare you for application to certified clinical laboratory scientist training programs.

 UNEX 1053. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.


Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Celebrate Cal Day at the Hall

Special Event | April 22 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join us at the Hall for our annual and free Cal Day event.

This year we are celebrating how we can improve the quality of life #InThisGen by helping to inspire and activate the next generation of science learners now. Visit us on campus to design a Campanile-inspired tower out of Keva® planks, then take UC Berkeley’s Hill Shuttle Service up to the Hall to enjoy free admission and share your...   More >

Oski at the Hall during Cal Day

Hands-On Biosensing Demo at Cal Day

Special Event | April 22 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  South Hall


Data Science at Cal Day

Special Event | April 22 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Stand Up For Science: Noon Rally

Special Event | April 22 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Memorial Glade

 julie Van Scoy

 College of Natural Resources

April 22 is not just Cal Day, it's also the March for Science! On this day, across the globe, those who value scientific research and evidence-based policies will take a public stand and be counted. Come and participate in a non-partisan rally in support of science at noon on Memorial Glade. We'll hear from inspiring champions of science in celebration and in defense of what science brings to our...   More >

Cal Day: Don't Know Much About History?

Information Session | April 22 | 1-2 p.m. | 88 Dwinelle Hall

 Leah Flanagan, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of History; Anne Meyers, Student Services Coordinator, Department of History

 Department of History

Did you know that Berkeley is home to the top-ranked history department in the nation? Learn why from our advisors and students! The Department of History will also have a table at the Cal Day Information Marketplace in Dwinelle Plaza from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >