<< Week of October 29 >>

Sunday, October 28, 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 >

Monday, October 29, 2018

Transforming Trauma

Information Session | October 29 | 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky, The Trauma Stewardship Institute

 The Trauma Stewardship Institute

How to Navigate Amidst Overwhelming Times
Whether because of trauma, crises, or extremely rough days.

Please join us for a day of raising awareness of trauma, vicarious trauma, and systematic oppression.

This workshop will address how we’re being impacted by current and past overwhelm, crises, toll, or trauma and establish concrete means for how to keep on keeping on both individually and...   More >

Free Speech and Voting Rally

Special Event | October 29 | 12-1 p.m. | Sproul Plaza, Savio Steps

 Lynne Savio, widow of Free Speech activist Mario Savio; Leon Wofsy, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry; Leon Litwack, Professor Emeritus of History; Charles Sellers, Professor Emeritus of History; Malcolm Burnstein, Free Speech Movement Attorney

 Carol Christ, Chancellor

 Department of History, Division of Student Affairs

“Free speech doesn’t come from a simple declaration. It is a process of engagement.” - Chancellor Carol Christ

Revisit the 1964 Free Speech Movement with remarks by UC Berkeley emeriti who lived through it. Prepare to exercise your right to vote on November 6 with remarks by current faculty and students.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

BSA Leadership Stories: Career Changes at Cal

Meeting | October 30 | 12-1 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren 295

 Alberto Ledesma, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity, Arts and Humanities; Elizabeth Wilcox, Sr. Consultant for Advising, Human Resources

 Berkeley Staff Assembly

Learn from campus leaders as they share their personal and professional experiences.

  RSVP online by October 29.

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.

International Student Immigration Updates

Information Session | October 30 | 3:30-5 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office for an update on current immigration issues and changes for international students. 2018 has been another year of change in the world of international student advising, with a number of new policies and practices that impact our F-1 and J-1 students. BIO will go over hot topics in F-1/J-1 student visa status, travel, and employment. Attendees will also get a...   More >

Schlumberger Limited Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The Schlumberger Technology Innovation Center (STIC) is holding an infosession! We're hosting this event on campus for Cal undergraduate and graduate students alike who are interested to learn more about what we do, the full-time and internship opportunities we have, and to meet some of our team.

We’ll be bringing in software engineers and data scientists of various specializations to talk...   More >

Diwali Celebration

Special Event | October 30 | 6:45-8:45 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 BAPS Campus Fellowship

Come enjoy a Diwali program hosted by BAPS Campus Fellowship at UC Berkeley! Come enjoy our guest speakers, musical performances, and a traditional Indian dinner at the end of the program!

If you plan on coming, please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uc-berkeley-tickets-51108390572

  RSVP online by October 30.

Wednesday, October 31, 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.

SPH Potluck

Social Event | October 31 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Public Health, School of

Annual SPH Potluck w/ best dish contest.
Special Ingredient: Citrus

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 >

MSW Info Session

Information Session | October 31 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 5 Haviland Hall

 Sara McCarthy, Graduate Admissions Advisor, School of Social Welfare; Cassandra Castillo, Student Services Advisor, School of Social Welfare

 Social Welfare, School of

These group admissions advising sessions are designed to provide an overview of the admissions process and degree requirements of the MSW program. All MSW Admissions Information Sessions are held in the School of Social Welfare, located in Haviland Hall (Room 5).

Detecting Discrimination: What Eddie Murphy Teaches Us about Theory and Method

Special Event | October 31 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall

 Issa Kohler-Hausmann

 Information, School of

Issa Kohler-Hausmann studies the methodological and theoretical issues in stating and proving discrimination claims.

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, November 1, 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 >

Gold Country: Preserving your Family History

Social Event | November 1 | 5:30-9:30 p.m. |  Holbrooke Hotel

 212 W Main St., Grass Valley, CA 95945

 Cal Alumni Association, Gold Country Cal Alumni Association

New Volunteer Information Session

Information Session | November 1 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Perry Hall

 Botanical Garden

Join us for an information session about the volunteer programs at UCBG. Find out what the opportunities are, fulfill the required safety training, and learn how to get started.

We ask that volunteers meet the following requirements:
- be over the age of 18 or volunteer with an adult guardian
- are able to volunteer at least once a month for a minimum of 2 hours
-are already or can become...   More >

  Register online

CEDSOC General Meeting 2: Diversity Campaign

Meeting | November 1 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 170 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

Join CEDSOC for our second general meeting of the semester, where we will be discussing strategies for the Diversity Campaign.

Interdisciplinary Marxist Working Group

Meeting | September 20 – December 13, 2018 every other Thursday | 6-8 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

 Department of English

Please join us for this semester's first meeting of the IMWG on Thursday, Sept 6 from 6-8pm in the Wheeler English lounge. We will be continuing with where we left off last semester in Capital, with plans to finish volume 1 by early October.

No prior knowledge of Capital or Marx is required, and everyone is welcome. I'm attaching a rough schedule, as our readings after Capital vol 1 will...   More >

CSSL Speaker Series: Why some social startups succeed and others fail

Special Event | November 1 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room

 Kathleen Kelly Janus

 Center for Social Sector Leadership

Want to know how to make a difference? Why do some social startups succeed and others fail? Come hear Kathleen Kelly Janus discuss the five essential strategies to make a social impact. Over the past five years, Kathleen has been on a mission to understand why some social startups succeed and scale, while others don’t. She interviewed hundreds of top-performing social entrepreneurs from...   More >

Friday, November 2, 2018

Conversations Around Community College Research in California

Special Event | November 2 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Berkeley Way West, First floor, room 1102

 Graduate School of Education

This special event will have two guest speakers:

Nadia Leal-Carillo - State Program and Policy Director
Success Center Foundation for California Community Colleges

Stacy B. Fisher - Senior Director of Policy. Development Success
Center Foundation for California Community Colleges

Free Admission. Please email Professor Tolani Britton, tabritton@berkeley.edu, for additional...   More >

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | September 7 – December 7, 2018 the first Friday of the month every month | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, 766/768 CSHE Conference Room

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the University of California, the State of California or elsewhere for the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas and issues through:
Acquainting one another with their respective research
Discussing research strategies, data base use and data issues
Engaging...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

Strategies for Faculty Early Career Awards

Information Session | November 2 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research , Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy

Come learn about early career awards for faculty members---what they are, what they can be used for, and how to incorporate them into your strategic plan. This session will include a panel discussion with faculty members who have received early career awards.

  Register online or or by emailing evwhitney@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 >

Bose Design Challenge Wrap Up Event

Special Event | November 2 | 2-3 p.m. | 2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership), Room 211

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Join the Fung Institute, Real Industry and Bose for light refreshments and to watch presentations from the top sound-based augmented reality experiences submitted for our recent Bose Design Challenge.

Students are working in interdisciplinary teams of content creators, designers, engineers, and business leaders to create immersive AR audio experiences. Top teams will be selected by...   More >

  RSVP online

Día de los Muertos Celebration: with the SLC Language Exchange Program

Social Event | November 2 | 2-3:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Atrium

 Language Exchange Program, Student Learning Center

Join the SLC Language Exchange Program for our Día de los Muertos celebration on Friday, 11/2, from 2-3:30PM! This Mexican festival is a time to remember loved ones who have passed and welcome their spirits back to earth. Come by the César Chávez Atrium to make beautiful crafts, take part in a folktale story circle, and sample delicious traditional snacks!

  RSVP online

Día de los Muertos Celebration with the Language Exchange Program

Study Abroad in Japan

Information Session | November 2 | 3-5 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Come learn more about the possible study abroad options in Japan and opportunities to fund your study in Japan.

Hear what previous Japan study abroad students have to say about their experiences, answering questions like:
Why study abroad in Japan?
What are all of the opportunities and how can I learn more?
How would this apply to my future career?

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | November 3 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this program can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and prepare you for application to certified clinical laboratory scientist training programs.

 UNEX 1053. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

CASA Networking Brunch

Special Event | November 3 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Cal Alumni Association

Cal Alumni Student Association is hosting a brunch where students will be paired up with alumni based on professional interests at a table and brunch will be served. Guests will have a chance to network with everyone during desserts.

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 >

Cal Veterans and Military Affiliated Alumni: Washington State Viewing Party

Social Event | November 3 | 5-8 p.m. |  Jack's Taps

 60 Crescent Dr Ste E, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Veterans and Military Affiliated Alumni