<< Week of May 14 >>

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Mother's Day Tea in the Garden

Special Event | May 14 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Invite mom for our annual tradition at the Garden. A lovely tea party, held in our historic Julia Morgan Hall, will be followed by a botanical crafting session.

$65, $55 members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, 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 >

Graduation: Berkeley Social Welfare

Special Event | May 14 | 7 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Auditorium

 Social Welfare, School of

Monday, May 15, 2017

Certificate Program in Business Administration Online Information Session

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

 Anna Lee, M.B.A.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this business administration certificate employs materials and techniques that combine fundamental concepts, modern principles and best practices, providing an understanding of business and knowledge and skills that you can use immediately.

  Make reservations online

School of Public Health Commencement 2017

Special Event | May 15 | 2-4:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Paul Farmer, MD Phd, Medical Anthropologist, physician, Co-founder and Chief Strategist, Partners In Health (PIH)

 Public Health, School of

School of Public Health Commencement Ceremony featuring Commencement Speaker Dr. Paul Farmer. Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world's poorest people.

 Tickets required.

GWS Commencement

Special Event | May 15 | 4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Jewelle Gomez

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

Join us at 4pm on Monday, May 15th for the Commencement Ceremony for the Department of Gender & Women's Studies. Our Commencement Speaker is Jewelle Gomez.

Jewelle Gomez is a writer and activist and the author of the double Lambda Award-winning novel, THE GILDA STORIES from Firebrand Books. Her adaptation of the book for the stage "BONES & ASH: A GILDA STORY," was performed by the Urban Bush...   More >

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 16, 2017

Department of History Commencement Ceremony

Special Event | May 16 | 8:30-11 a.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Mary Elizabeth Berry, Class of 1944 Professor of History, Department of History

 Department of History

The annual commencement ceremony hosted by the Department of History recognizes students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, or Doctorate of Philosophy in History.

$10

  Tickets go on sale April 11. Buy tickets online or by calling Zellerbach Hall Ticket Office at (510) 642‐9988, or by emailing Zellerbach Hall Ticket Office at tickets@calperformances.org

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | May 16 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online | Note change in date

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

  Register online

Career Connections Series: PhDs

Social Event | May 16 | 5:30-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Career Center

CAA has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

We are seeking a diverse group of approximately 15-20 Cal alumni with PhDs to represent the variety of careers available to PhD candidates and students considering a doctorate degree at Cal. The event requires no prep—simply chat with interested students, share your...   More >

  RSVP online by May 9.

Professional Program in User Experience Design

Information Session | May 16 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in User Experience Design gives you the training and knowledge you need to develop a portfolio to prepare to enter the field of UX design. Our instructors are experienced designers who bring real-world case studies and challenges to illuminate the theory behind UX. Find out how you can benefit from this curriculum and advance in the field.

 Free. Register online

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Evidence Summit Pilot: Policy Experiment, Hosted by Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP)

Special Event | May 17 | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Evidence in Governance & Politics (EGAP)

We will be conducting a pilot experiment at UC Berkeley to help us better understand how policymakers absorb and process the findings of academic research. We would love for you to attend! The pilot will be a chance to learn new things about social science and political accountability, make friends, connect with EGAP, and do us a huge favor in helping fine-tune our design.

  RSVP online by May 16.

MFA Artists’ Talk

Special Event | May 17 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Meet the 2017 graduates of UC Berkeley’s Master of Fine Arts program as they talk about their recent work. This year’s graduates are Takming Chuang, Lucas DeGiulio, Behnaz Khaleghi, Shari Paladino, Jovi Schnell, and Andrew Wilson.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets 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.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club: To Gain Confidence and Find Your Voice

Meeting | January 19 – November 16, 2017 the third Thursday of the month every month | 7:30-8:30 a.m. |  Au Coquelet Cafe (backroom)

 2000 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club

Find out how to improve your public speaking skills and build confidence through the Toastmaster.

If you have wanted to improve your communication skills, practice public speaking and leadership, but find it difficult to do it on your own, this is the place for you.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday 7:30am - 8:30am every month
Free street parking and close to Downtown Berkeley BART

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 >

Statistics Commencement

Special Event | May 18 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Steve Stoute, Founder and CEO, Translation

 Department of Statistics

Analog Light Show Festival

Special Event | May 18 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join us to celebrate the psychedelic art form of live light performance at this festival of live music and visual wizardry.

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, May 19, 2017

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 >

Analog Light Show Festival

Special Event | May 19 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join us to celebrate the psychedelic art form of live light performance at this festival of live music and visual wizardry.

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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 >

Analog Light Show Festival

Special Event | May 20 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join us to celebrate the psychedelic art form of live light performance at this festival of live music and visual wizardry.

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge

Special Event | May 20 | 4-9:30 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

 Center for Global Public Health, HealthRoots Foundation for Global Health, Stanford University Center for Innovation in Global Health, Bay Area Global Health (UCSF, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Stanford)

Join Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UCSF, and UC Davis on the UC Berkeley campus, May 20th, 2017 (4-8:30pm) as we host the final pitches of the 2017 Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge! Fifteen teams converge on UC Berkeley's campus to present their innovations to our panel of influential judges, and compete for the $10,000 HealthRoots grand prize.

  Register online

Analog Light Show Festival

Special Event | May 20 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join us to celebrate the psychedelic art form of live light performance at this festival of live music and visual wizardry.

$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online