<< Week of October 21 >>

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Top Dog with Top Dogs 2018 Registration - Alumni

Social Event | October 21 | 12-2 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Come join Cal’s most successful alumni and students for an afternoon of career networking and hot dogs at the Alumni House! Top Dog will be on-site to grill their famous, gourmet hot dogs, while guests converse about the Cal experience and professional life after graduation. The event will also include a keynote speaker and entertainment by a Berkeley crowd favorite. Join us for this wonderful...   More >

Berkeley Student Cooperative 85th Anniversary Celebration

Social Event | October 21 | 12-4 p.m. |  Rochdale Village

 2424 Haste St., Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley Student Cooperative, Berkeley Student Cooperative

 Berkeley Student Cooperative

The Berkeley Student Cooperative will celebrate its 85th year anniversary at Rochdale Village with a gathering featuring live entertainment, all-you-can eat gourmet tacos, piñatas, and games for children of all ages.

Top Dog with Top Dogs 2018 Registration – Students

Social Event | October 21 | 12-2 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Come join Cal’s most successful alumni and students for an afternoon of career networking and hot dogs at the Alumni House! Top Dog with Top Dogs celebrates the Golden Bear spirit that Berkeley students and alumni of all ages share. Top Dog will be on-site to grill their famous, gourmet hot dogs, while guests converse about the Cal experience and professional life after graduation. The event will...   More >

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, October 22, 2018

Alyssa Ayres | Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World

Special Event | October 22 | 5-7 p.m. |  Silicon Valley Bank Auditorium

 3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054

 Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations and Author

 Sanchita B. Saxena, Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies

 The Commonwealth Club, America India Foundation, Institute for South Asia Studies

A conversation with Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations and Author of Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World.

(FREE ADMISSION WITH PROMO CODE AIF)

  Registration opens October 1. Register online by October 22.

Public Assembly: The Rise of Brazil's Far-Right

Meeting | October 22 | 6 p.m. | 5125 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Center for Latin American Studies

The second round of elections in Brazil is on October 28, 2018. All members of the community, including Bay Area residents, visitors, and UC Berkeley affiliates, are invited to an open forum to express their thoughts and discuss the current political crisis.

Salesforce APM Info-Session

Information Session | October 22 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Heather Conklin, VP, Product Management, and summer 2018 APM interns will talk about the Associate Product Manager program at Salesforce, and the impact our inaugural class of APMs have had on the company.

Our Futureforce University Recruiting Program is dedicated to attracting, retaining, and cultivating next-generation talent. Our interns and new graduates work in offices across the globe...   More >

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Online MEng Info Session

Information Session | October 23 | 10-11 a.m. |  Online

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Learn more about our inter-disciplinary Master of Engineering professional program at University of California, Berkeley's College of Engineering. Alumni and admissions/student services staff will answer your questions and discuss our innovative leadership curriculum, capstone projects, technical concentrations, dedicated career services, and admissions criteria.

  Register online

IBM Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | October 23 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

"Meet an IBM Intern" Table Event

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a co-op student at IBM? Want to hear directly from interns themselves? Stop by the Soda Hall lobby from 11am-3pm to speak with IBM co-op students who have just wrapped up their internship.

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.

Butterfly Walk

Tour/Open House | April 24 – October 23, 2018 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

2018 CAL Ballot Breakdown: Boots on the Ground: Your Vote Counts

Special Event | October 23 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Dan Morain, Senior Editor, CALmatters

 Public Health, School of

Do you want to make a real impact on important issues of health and social justice in California? Do you care about affordable housing, mental health, access to safe and clean drinking water, treatment of farm animals?

Come to University Hall 150 on Tuesday, October 23 from 4:00-5:30 PM to learn about the 2018 California ballot initiatives at this session led by Dan Morain from CALMatters, an...   More >

Global Social Venture Competition Info Session

Information Session | October 23 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall

 Institute for Business and Social Impact

Innovating meaningful solutions to the world’s most challenging problems using technology? This year the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is celebrating 20 years of impact and kicking off our application season by inviting you to our first info session! Come and learn more about the eligibility guidelines, venture requirements, and helpful tips to strengthen your application.

Managed...   More >

  Register online

IBM Tech Talk and Networking Event: Challenges in AI Platform: Ethics and Bias

Information Session | October 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Wonder what working at IBM is like? Join us for a Tech Talk and networking event following with IBMers in a variety of technical roles. Are you submitting applications for internships and full time opportunities this semester? We'll also share some insight into IBM's recruiting process.

Casual (jeans encouraged)

Food will be provided!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

GWE Breakfast

Social Event | October 24 | 9-10 a.m. | 531 Cory Hall

 Graduate Assembly

GWE/GradSWE is hosting a breakfast. Coffee and bagels will be served.

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | September 12 – December 5, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also have weekly discussion topics to...   More >

Facebook Info-Session

Information Session | October 24 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Please join us for Facebook Data Science info session. The event will consist of a Q&A panel about the application process, life @ Facebook, etc. and a live mock interview with a Facebook Data Scientist!

A Facebook recruiter will also be reviewing resumes of all the attendees!"

Food will be served.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

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.

Friday, October 26, 2018

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 >

Information Preview on "Summer Abroad in Brazil", Program Dates: July 8 - August 16, 2019: Course 113B: Afro-Feminism, Dance, and Brazil (No previous dance performance or language experience required)

Information Session | October 26 | 4-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Conference Room 44B

 Amara Tabor Smith, Lecturer, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies; Angela Marino, Associate Professor, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Information Session: Study Abroad in Brazil
Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies'
113B: Afro-Feminism, Dance, and Brazil
No previous dance or language experience required.
Program Dates: July 8 – August 16, 2019 | Director: Amara Tabor Smith
An immersive 6-week cultural experience in the Bahia of Brazil rooted in dance performance, social justice, and black feminist pedagogy.

Pumpkin Carving Night

Social Event | October 26 | 5-7 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO)), College of Environmental Design

UPDATE: Unfortunately we've reached capacity on this event and have had to close the RSVP. Thank you for all that signed up and we'll see you for some spooky fun on the 26th!

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Happy Creepy "Hall-oween"!

Special Event | October 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Start your Halloween early during Happy Creepy "Hall-oween"! From pumpkin lifts in Ingenuity Challenges to giant catapult demonstrations with UC Berkeley's Pioneers in Engineering program, you're sure to find the perfect way to celebrate with science.

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 >