Thursday, September 14, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Conference/Symposium | September 14 – 15, 2017 every day | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Towards Inclusive Tech aims to move the conversation about diversity and inclusion beyond a now familiar set of issues. We want researchers to share what interventions show the most promise after rigorous evaluation.
This series challenges the notion that science and politics should not mix. Building on the March for Science and the People's Climate March, we'll discuss how research in the public interest can make an impact in a political environment dominated by corporate interests, from the major parties to the media.
Weekly discussions will focus on case studies of activist scientists, political... More >
Seminar | September 14 | 1-2 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Bernie Krause, Wild Sanctuary
Regents' Lecture: The Great Animal Orchestra: The Essential Narratives of Biodiversity: Bernie Krause, Ph.D. soundscape ecologist, author and composer
Colloquium | September 14 | 1 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Fall welcome misc.
This concise exposition underscores the significance of natural soundscapes as the defining voice of biodiversity. Since all organisms produce a sound signature, Bernie Krause, one of the founders of soundscape ecology, will introduce through both audio and complementary visual illustrations, the multiple ways in which the collective organic sound produced in a given habitat its biophony ... More >
Seminar | September 14 | 1:10-2 p.m. | 103 Mulford Hall
Angad Singh, Pix4D
The GIF and the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ) host a weekly Geolunch seminar series offering interesting talks, group discussion, and show-and-tells all involving geospatial theory, research, and application. Geolunch is open to everyone.
Subscribe to our email list to receive announcements about our workshops, geolunch presentations, and other events and topics of interest to the... More >
Seminar | September 14 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
with Emanuele Colonnelli, Xavier Giroud and Ben Iverson
Colloquium | September 14 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Tor D. Wager, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Institute of Cognitive Science, The University of Boulder.
Recent years have seen dramatic advancement in the measurement of biology at a systems level. Researchers routinely obtain thousands or millions of simultaneous measures of dynamic systems. In humans, this includes neuroimaging, which can be used to probe the brain bases of affect and emotion in increasingly sophisticated ways. Neuroimaging can provide measures of activity in 300,000 brain... More >
Colloquium | September 14 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Kevin Costello, Perimeter Institute
The AdS/CFT correspondence has been of central importace in theoretical physics for the past 10 years. It is a correspondence between conformal field theories in d dimensions and gravity in d+ 1 dimensions.
Book Talk with Professor Jabari Mahiri: Deconstructing Race: Multicultural Education Beyond the Color-Bind
Reading - Nonfiction | September 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Social Research Library (room 227)
Jabari Mahiri, Professor, Graduate School of Education
The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact the event sponsor -- ideally at least two weeks prior to the event.
Workshop | September 14 | 6-8 p.m. | Unit 1 Residence Hall, Unit 1 APR
RSSP is collaborating with ULAB to run our first ever Quintessential (STEM) Research Workshop.
We will bring organizations throughout campus to
- provide a detailed overview of research programs on campus
- run guided researcher discovery activity to identify research labs and programs that fit your academic goals
- a mock application panel with real past applications to help you... More >