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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Orientation for New Graduate Students (NGSO)

Orientation | August 27 | 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Graduate Division

Orientation for NEW graduate students includes informative speakers and workshops on relevant topics. This event, sponsored by the Graduate Division, will take place at Dwinelle Hall. Check-In from 8:30-9am. Event begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:45pm. Lunch served to first 900 Registered. Visit website for more information.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 27 | 10-10:45 a.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and strategies for connecting with faculty members who can guide you.

Berkeley Boosts: Too Close for Comfort? — AI, Cameras, and Privacy with Ken Goldberg, William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering, UC Berkeley

Seminar | August 27 | 10-11 a.m. |  Online Program

 Law, Boalt School of

Berkeley Boosts is a monthly series of free webinars (with MCLE credit) and articles for legal practitioners and organizational leaders. Berkeley Boosts content is carefully curated by the Berkeley Center for Law and Business and Berkeley Law Executive Education to ensure engaging discussions on subjects that matter.

Expose yourself to different viewpoints, gain insights into emerging...   More >

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 159 Mulford Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager/Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

ITIN Drop-Off Event

Workshop | August 27 | 11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. | 109 Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Avoid a trip across campus. Attend this event to complete the ITIN application process with Berkeley International Office (BIO) and the Central Payroll Office. This event is for F-1 students who are not eligible for a Social Security Number and are receiving cash-in-hand awards from UC Berkeley.

Marzana Kamal | Wives Left Behind: A Study of the Impact of Men’s International Labour Migration on their Wives in Bangladesh

Lecture | August 27 | 12-2 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Marzana Kamal, PhD Candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

A talk by Marzana Kamal on the intersectionality of migration, patriarchy and religion in Bangladesh through an exploration of male labour migration and it's impact on the wives that get left behind in Bangladesh.

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.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 27 | 1-1:45 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and strategies for connecting with faculty members who can guide you.

Microsoft Access Database Relationships

Course | August 27 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Human Resources

This course details the concepts and practices of designing a relational Microsoft Access database. Emphasis is placed on Table normalization strategies, defining multi-table relationships, and understanding the implications and benefits of a relational environment on other database objects such as Queries, Forms, and Reports. Learning Objectives * Understand the purpose and interdependencies of...   More >

  Register online

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 27 | 2-3 p.m. | 159 Mulford Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager/Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Butterfly Walk

Tour/Open House | April 23 – October 22, 2019 the fourth Tuesday of the month every month | 3-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and 'caterpillar lady', as she guides you through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies.

Space is on a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.

Free with Garden Admission

Fiery Skippers photo by Sarab Seth

Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) Undergraduate Welcome

Information Session | August 27 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Are you an undergraduate student interested in learning more about Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies? Whether you’re an incoming freshman, a transfer student, or a continuing student, you’re invited to the TDPS Undergraduate Welcome!

Back to My Roots: Omar Bashir

Performing Arts - Music | August 27 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Omar Bashir

 Assyrian Arts Institute, University of California, Berkeley

Assyrian Arts Institute Artists Tours presents: Omar Bashir, featuring Ilona Danho, Assyrian vocalist. Omar Bashir is an Assyrian/Hungarian internationally renowned player of the oud. He has recorded 20 CDs.

$35 General Admission, $10 Student

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing tickets@berkeley.edu

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Whose University?: The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library, Ethnic Studies, Department of, Ethnic Studies Library, TWLF 50th Planning Committee, Media Resources Center

In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades. The strike was organized by the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), a coalition of African American, Asian American, Chicanx, and Native American student organizations. Inspired by liberation movements at home and abroad and the 1968 San Francisco State College TWLF...   More >

 This location is wheelchair accessible.

Dinosaurs in Motion

Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!