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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Are You Scared Yet? Cybersecurity for You and Me

Lecture | October 13 | 9-10 a.m. | 145 Dwinelle Hall

 Jeffrey Mackie-Mason, Library

 Library

Every day there’s a new scary story: Russians hacking elections; thieves remotely locking computers and demanding ransom; millions of credit card numbers and other personal records stolen from corporate data systems. What is vulnerable — and why? What should we, as ordinary citizens, understand about cybersecurity and about how to protect ourselves?

 This event is part of Homecoming Weekend — if you have not registered (online registration is now closed), we urge you to arrive early and register onsite at Homecoming Headquarters for a Class Pass for access to all lectures. Class Passes are free f

Career Clinic: Making A Successful Career Transition: Roadmap for Change

Lecture | October 13 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 507

 Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 UC Berkeley Extension

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn...   More >

$50

  Register online

An American History of Race, Gender, and Hair

Lecture | October 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, Third Floor

 Sarah Gold McBride, Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, UC Berkeley

 Department of History, Cal Alumni Association

How did something as ordinary as hair affect major U.S. institutions like slavery and the women’s rights movement? In the 19th century, American people from different regions, class backgrounds, racial groups, and religious traditions shared the belief that hair exposed the truth about the person from whose body it grew.

Matti Braun | Vikram Sarabhai: A Modern Indian Icon

Lecture | October 13 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Matti Braun, Artist

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Society for the Art & Cultural Heritage of India (SACHI), South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley

A talk by Artist, Matti Braun on the remarkable life and biography of Vikram Sarabhai (1919-1971), best remembered as the father of Indian Space Program