<< Week of May 07 >>

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Morris Dancers for May Day

Tour/Open House | May 7 | 10-10:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Be entertained with a lively performance of the Berkeley Morris Dancers in the Garden's Entrance oval.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register by calling 510-642-7082, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

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 >

Monday, May 8, 2017

Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Nuclear Policy Working Group

Meeting | March 14 – May 9, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | NSSC Suite, Suite 230

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Nuclear Engineering (NE)

Express Travel Signature Day

Miscellaneous | May 4 – 11, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | International House, Great Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office has set aside this special day for express travel signatures just for you! Stop by any time during the hours below to get your documents signed on-the-spot.

Come to the I-House Great Hall during the following days and times for your Express Travel Signature:
Thu 5/4 - 10am-3pm
Tue 5/9 - 12-4pm
Thu 5/11 - 12-4pm

Michelle Wilkerson: How students learn through computational representations

Special Event | May 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 303 Doe Library

 Professor Michelle Wilkerson, Coalition for Education and Outreach

 Coalition for Education and Outreach

Dr. Wilkerson studies how young people learn with and about computational representations – things like computer simulations, data visualizations, or interactive graphics.

 Space is limited!

Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture Online Information Session

Information Session | May 9 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Online

 Rae Hagner, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension’s certificate can help you advance or start your career in interior design and interior architecture.

  Make reservations online

Garden Tour: Treasures of the Japanese Collection

Tour/Open House | May 9 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Garden Horticulturist Dylan Ferriera on a walk through the Asian Collection of the Garden looking at the Japanese accessions. A rare opportunity to take a closer look at these spectacular plants with the Garden expert!

$15, $10 Garden members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize and FOUNDATIONS FOR CHANGE: Thomas I. Yamashita Prize 2017 Award Ceremony

Special Event | May 9 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room

 Pedro Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education, UC Los Angeles

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Institute for the Study of Societal Issues presents:

KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize and FOUNDATIONS FOR CHANGE: Thomas I. Yamashita Prize 2017 Award Ceremony

Please join us as we honor Nicola McClung, Arturo Cortéz, Camila Cribb Fabersunne, Dylan Bush, and Ankita Joshi

Keynote:
"Writing, Resisting and Research: The Role of Scholarship During the Trump Presidency"
by Pedro Noguera,...   More >

$FREE

  Registration opens April 1. Register online by May 10.

Pedro Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education, UC Los Angeles

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 31 – May 9, 2017 every Tuesday | 6-7 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and experience levels are welcome. Karibuni sana!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Certificate Program in Data Science and Professional Program in Data Analysis Online Information Session

Information Session | May 10 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Sean Butcher, LL.B., M.B.A.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain the skills to collect, process, analyze and interpret data to create actionable insights. Learn how to leverage machine learning, statistics, data mining and big data to develop new strategies that support decision making in a variety of fields.

  Make reservations online

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.

Full: Harrison

Special Event | May 10 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

An evening of music by the composer Lou Harrison, on the hundredth anniversary of his birth.

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission. Seating for Full is limited.

  Buy tickets online

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Express Travel Signature Day

Miscellaneous | May 4 – 11, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | International House, Great Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office has set aside this special day for express travel signatures just for you! Stop by any time during the hours below to get your documents signed on-the-spot.

Come to the I-House Great Hall during the following days and times for your Express Travel Signature:
Thu 5/4 - 10am-3pm
Tue 5/9 - 12-4pm
Thu 5/11 - 12-4pm

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 >

Friday, May 12, 2017

National Public Gardens Day

Special Event | May 12 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

In honor of National Public Garden Day, enjoy one complimentary admission! Follow this link to get your coupon: https://publicgardens.org/offer/19049
Valid for one admission on May 12th.

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 >

GROUND UP Journal: Issue 6 Launch Party

Reception | May 12 | 5-7 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Join LAEPs student-run journal on landscape architecture, GROUND UP, for the launch of their sixth publication, OF PROCESS.

Country Womyn Revisted

Special Event | May 12 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Country Women was a magazine published in the 1970s by women living in communes in the Albion Nation of Mendocino County. Back-to-the-land women banded together to create a resource for living outside the mainstream. A new collective working out of artist Fritz Haeg’s Salmon Creek Farm project in Albion has been studying the old issues of the magazine and responding with an update for...   More >

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, May 13, 2017

2017 May Commencement

Special Event | May 13 | 10 a.m. |  Memorial Stadium

 University Development and Alumni Relations

2017 May Campuswide Commencement

Hippie Modernism Forum: Creative Communes

Special Event | May 13 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Could rural communes be the template for a new geography of creativity? Ramón Sender Barayón, Erin Elder, and Fritz Haeg discuss the question along with moderator Greg Castillo.

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission

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 >

Architecture Prizes & Awards Ceremony

Reception | May 13 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

The ceremony honoring the recipients of this years Prizes &amp; Awards in the Department of Architecture will be held Saturday, May 13.

Sikh Monologues

Special Event | May 13 | 7-10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Sikh Monologues

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sikh Monologues

The Sikh Monologues is an ethnographic theater performance informed by Sikh stories across America.