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Thursday, October 25, 2018

October Vision Science Student meeting

Meeting | October 25 | 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Minor Hall, Vision Science Lounge

 Optometry, School of

Fall Vision Science student meeting to discuss issues brought up by students during the summer.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | October 25 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

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 >

Xilinx Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | October 25 | 2-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Stop by and meet with Xilinx recruiters and university relations representatives!

2019 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | October 25 | 2-3 p.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 students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a social engagement project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000.

Intro to Study Abroad and Choosing a Program

Information Session | October 25 | 5-6 p.m. | 220 Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad, but don’t know where to start? Our Study Abroad 101 workshop is for you! Come to learn about various study abroad opportunities and how to pick the right program for you.

Sex Conversations: Breaking the Taboo with Nenna Joiner

Special Event | October 25 | 5-7 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, GenEq Community Space, 202 Chavez

 Nenna Joiner, Feelmore Adult Gallery

 Gender Equity Resource Center

Come hear from the owner of Feelmore Adult Gallery, Nenna Joiner (https://feelmore510.com/pages/owner) about their work as an entrepreneur in the sex industry and her insights about sex positivity!

RSVP at wonderwomen@berkeley.edu

**We welcome all who experience life through the lens of woman in body, spirit, identity - past, present, future, and fluid.

***Couples and Partners welcomed!...   More >

Medieval and Early Modern Colloquium: Professor Victoria Kahn, "Milton and the Problem of Belief"

Meeting | October 25 | 5-6 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall

 Victoria Kahn, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Materials will be pre-circulated on the Colloquium's bCourses site. If you're not yet a member of the site but would like to be added, please reach out to a member of the organizing committee. Alternatively, materials for individual events can be requested from the relevant committee member (indicated above). Food and drinks will be provided.

Please contact David Swensen for pre-circulated...   More >

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | October 25 | 6-8 p.m. |  Daily Pint

 1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of the Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! All are welcome so feel free to invite friends, family or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Xilinx Tech Talk

Information Session | October 25 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We are Building the Adaptable, Intelligent World
Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, programmable SoCs, and now, the ACAP. Our highly-flexible programmable silicon, enabled by a suite of advanced software and tools, drives rapid innovation across a wide span of industries and technologies - from consumer to cars to the cloud. Xilinx delivers the most dynamic processing technology in the...   More >

Santa Clara: Annual Scholarship Banquet

Social Event | October 25 | 6 p.m. |  Michael's at Shoreline

 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA

 UC Club of Santa Clara County

Annual Scholarship Banquet! The Achievement Award Program (TAAP) is administered by CAA and awards scholarships to high-achieving, community-minded students from low-income backgrounds. The UCCSCC supports this program. Your donations will enable the Club to add funds to its TAAP scholarship.

At the banquet, a CAA representative will speak about TAAP and Chapter Endowment and we will raffle a...   More >

 Checks Payable to UCCSCC. Include choice of entree from list above. Include your email address. RSVP by calling JoAnn Pfost at 510-650-967-4679, or by emailing JoAnn Pfost at joannpfost@gmail.com by October 22.