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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

No Bioengineering Seminar today

Holiday | November 8 |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Bioengineering (BioE)

No seminar today due to Veteran's Day Holiday

Scholar Information Meetings (SIMs)

Orientation | November 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | International House, Room location to be posted at entrance to building

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Newly arrived J-1 postdocs, professors, researchers,short-term scholars, and visiting student researchers are required to attend this meeting to validate their arrival in the U.S. Information on immigration regulations, travel, employment, resources for families, health insurance and other practical information will be discussed.

2018 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | November 8 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000. Proposals for...   More >

Berkeley MEng Info Session at UC Irvine

Information Session | November 8 | 12-1 p.m. |  UC Irvine Career Center Training Room

 100 Student Services 1, Irvine, AR 92697

 Daniel Campo, Assistant Engineer R&D, Johnson & Johnson

 Joy Ahn, Senior Student Services Advisor, UC Berkeley Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Joy Ahn, Senior Student Services Advisor at the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, will host an information session to share more about our one-year Master of Engineering program.

  RSVP online

9th Annual American Indian Heritage Month Luncheon: Resiliency: Our Past, Present and Future

Social Event | November 8 | 12-2 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Department of Ethnic Studies

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with 
Food, Speakers, Performers, Raffle, Historical Timeline, Poster & Photo Display. 

Wed. Nov​​ 8, 2017 at 12pm to 2pm at
Anna Head Alumnae Hall
2537 Haste St. 
Berkeley, CA 94720

$10 tickets (Donation).
available at door. Buy pre-sale tickets from 
Carmen Foghorn (carmenf@berkeley.edu/ Barrows Hall), 
Cindy Andallo​...   More >


  Tickets go on sale October 8. Buy tickets by emailing Carmen Foghorn at carmenf@berkeley.edu

Study Abroad Office Hours at the Transfer Center

Meeting | October 18 – December 13, 2017 every Wednesday | 1-3 p.m. |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad as a transfer student? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will be holding drop-in office hours at the Transfer Student Center every Wednesdays 1-3pm this semester. Come learn about different programs offered, how to apply and additional services available.

Korean Language Resources

Information Session | November 8 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library

 Jaeyong Chang


Introduction to research resources in Korean language in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Coffee Break

Social Event | October 4 – December 6, 2017 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee break is a welcoming weekly hour-long event at the wonderful Julie's Cafe, inviting international students to meet old friends and make new ones. It's a big campus, but at coffee break, everyone knows your name.

Haas Scholars Program Info Session

Information Session | November 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Learn about how to apply to this research program for your last year!

The Haas Scholars Program supports twenty undergraduates with financial need with their interest for conducting research during their final year at UC-Berkeley. Applicants are evaluated primarily on the merit and originality of their proposal for an independent research or creative project that will serve as the basis for a...   More >

Transportation Mixer

Social Event | November 8 | 5 p.m. | 412 McLaughlin Hall

 Cal ITE

On Nov. 8 at 5 pm, there will be a Transportation Mixer in the 4th floor ITS Library for transportation faculty & staff, students, and professionals. Please come socialize with our undergraduate, masters, and PhD students, past graduates, and other ITS faculty and staff. Cal ITE, a transportation student group, will be funding the event and there will be food and beverages provided!

Accel Partners Panel

Information Session | November 8 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

For applicants to the Accel Scholars program, Accel Partners and a select group of founders will be talking about their experiences.

Confirmed in attendance will be Joel Flory and Greg Lutze, founders of Vsco, and Lucy Gao, co-founder of Scale (YC S16).

In addition, Accel partner Steve Loughlin former CEO of Relate IQ (acquired by Salesforce) and advisor to Palantir, will also be in...   More >

 Invite-Only for Prior Applicants to the Accel Scholars Program.

UC Berkeley Career Connections: Biotech: Bio-Tech Connect: Alumni Night

Reception | November 8 | 6-8 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Join us to talk with alumni currently working in biotech. This year's theme is "Translating your skills from college to career." Learn how to talk about skills learned in school when applying for a job or internship.

Register and learn more in Handshake https://berkeley.joinhandshake.com/events/63044

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.