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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | January 1 – December 3, 2019 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Through the Learner's Lens: A Student Learning Center Photo Contest

Miscellaneous | February 25 – March 22, 2019 every day |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 Student Learning Center

The UC Berkeley Student Learning Center is excited to invite submissions for our first ever photo contest! We’re calling on the creativity of our campus community to build a collection of images that showcase the diverse ways learning takes place in and through the Student Learning Center. We invite you to share moments in the learning process that excite you, challenge you, and encapsulate the...   More >

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Data and Tech for All Week: Data-Intensive Research for Undergraduates

Special Event | March 5 | 3:30-8 p.m. | 202 Doe Library

 Data Sciences

Join us for Data and Tech for All Week, a week of events across campus democratizing data science and technology.

Tuesday, March 5 (Berkeley Institute for Data Science): Data-intensive Research for Undergraduates; 3:30-8:00 PM, Berkeley Institute for Data Science, 190 Doe Library

Data-intensive research: a workshop/dinner event for underrepresented undergraduates: Fostering diverse and inclusive data science at Berkeley

Special Event | March 5 | 3:30-8 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Coinciding with Women in Data Science week, this event will focus on how underrepresented undergraduates can get involved in data science research at UC Berkeley, and how to incorporate data science into their field of research.

How to Change Your Mind: Michael Pollan in conversation with Dacher Keltner on the new science of psychedelics

Special Event | March 5 | 5-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library, 101 Doe Library

 Michael Pollan, professor of journalism, UC Berkeley; Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology, UC Berkeley


In his latest book, How to Change Your Mind, Michael Pollan turns his focus to psychedelics — LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, and the like — exploring their history, use, and potential to help people not only transcend, but also treat conditions from addiction to anxiety. Pollan will join Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and founder of the Greater Good Science Center, for a...   More >

 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, Susan Edwards (510-643-6224, seedwards@berkeley.edu).


  Register online by March 4.

Magnes Spring Opening 2019: Memory Objects: Judaica Collections, Global Migrations

Reception | March 5 | 5-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Tom Freudenheim, Vice-President, American Federation of Arts

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Opening reception for the exhibit, Memory Objects: Judaica Collections, Global Migrations, and celebration of the gift of the Roman Vishniac Archive of photography and memorabilia.

 no restrictions

  RSVP online by February 22.

Curator's Circle Event: Hans Hofmann Wine and Walkthrough

Special Event | March 5 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Come mingle with BAMPFA Curator's Circle members and enjoy delicious food and wine in Babette, followed by a special tour of the monumental exhibition Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction led by Curator Emerita Lucinda Barnes. This highly-anticipated exhibition presents the most comprehensive examination to date of Hans Hofmann’s innovative and prolific artistic practice.

We hope you will...   More >

Accenture Labs Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

About the Speakers:

- Colin Puri is a Research Scientist and Manager at Accenture Labs and is as the lead researcher in the System & Platform group. His background is in the biometrics field building the next generation polygraph using thermal infrared imagery, creating algorithms for detection and quantification of stress, building sensors, and developing algorithms for RADARs in the National...   More >