Workshop | December 9 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Join in on this month's Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Make your own wrapping paper for the holidays and learn about the traditional techniques of block printing. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.
Find out more about events at the Hearst Museum by going to hearstmuseum.berkeley.edu/events.
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Workshop | December 9 | 2-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Come enjoy the holidays at the Garden with our fun and festive room filled with botanical craft stations. You can create a host of gifts and decorations for yourself and family for the holidays. You can make mini wreaths, nature filled globes, ornaments, botanical cards and gift tags, and more! We'll also have seasonal drinks and nibbles.
$40, $35 members
Register online or by calling 510-664-7606
Workshop | November 26 – December 31, 2018 every Monday | 12-1 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Wellness Room
Overcome insomnia & stress. Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resiliency & well-being. No previous experience required. Open to students, staff, and faculty in the Cal community (UCB ID required to enter Moffitt Library). For the mindfulness-curious to novices and experts. Weekly practice or drop in.
Help focus your mind and foster your creativity. Increase your resiliency and well being. Join Jeffrey Oxendine of the School of Public Health for mindfulness practice.
All experience levels welcome; weekly practice or drop in attendance also welcome. Mondays from noon to 1pm.
Must have campus I.D. (Cal 1 card) for entrance
Seminar | December 10 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall
Kathryn Plant, Caltech
I will present a project to monitor the repeating Fast Radio Burst (FRB121102) at 24-36GHz with 10.4 meter radio telescopes at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory. At the time of submitting this abstract, a detection in this band would be the highest frequency detection of any FRB so far. Daily observations with a dedicated instrument will enable a comparison of repeat rates at different... More >
Seminar | December 10 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall
Benjamin Harrop-Griffiths, UCLA
From Helmholtz to vaping hipsters, the dynamics of vortex filaments, i.e. fluids with vorticity concentrated along a smooth curve, has been a topic of significant interest in fluid dynamics. The global well-posedness of vortex filaments with small circulation follows from the theory of mild solutions of the 3d Navier-Stokes equations at critical regularity. However, for filaments with large... More >
Workshop | December 10 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
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 suggestions on how to find them.
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Seminar | December 10 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall
Dr. David Breslauer, Bolt Threads
Workshop | December 11 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building
2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720
Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.
Workshop | December 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall
Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office
In this workshop, we will explore techniques and best practices for writing a research proposal in the sciences and engineering, from the beginning (the specific aims/objectives) to the middle (the research design and methods) to the very end (supplementary documents). We will look at examples of successful proposals and discuss the different techniques that can be used to effectively present... More >
Workshop | December 12 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Ergonomics@Work
Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.
Workshop | December 12 | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.
Workshop | December 12 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Winter is one of the coziest and challenging times for many of us. This season is a wonderful time to hunker down and take time to slowly prepare herbs and food. Spend a couple hours with the herbs and in the garden to connect with the plants and walk away with your very own herbal concoction. This class is such a sweet way to prepare for the holiday season and take good care of yourself.
$50 / $45 UCBG Members
Colloquium | December 12 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Allyson Mackey, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Allyson Mackey will discuss her research on understanding individual differences in brain development and plasticity, and the impact of these differences on learning and academic performance. She will present research linking socioeconomic status, which encompasses a broad set of childhood experiences, to the structure and function of cortex. She then will examine the impact of specific... More >
Presentation | December 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 380 Soda Hall
Warren He, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Berkeley
In this talk, I present my research on techniques for generating adversarial examples and experiments with proposed defenses.
Panel Discussion | December 12 | 4-6 p.m. | 306 Soda Hall
Meredith Whittaker, AI Now Institute and Google; Matt Caggle, ACLU; Jeremy Gillula, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Join the Graduates for Engaged and Extended Scholarship in Computing and Engineering (GEESE) for an end-of-semester event, Tech Skepticism and Worker Activism: Drawing Lessons for Research and Education. Reflecting on events and crises in the tech industry over the past year, our discussion will focus on the implications for members of campus, as researchers, teachers, and students.
Workshop | December 12 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Need to write a grant proposal? This workshop is for you! You'll get a head start on defining your research question, developing a lit review and project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.
Open to all UC Berkeley students.
Workshop | December 13 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | International House, Great Hall
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 (please read below"Do You Really Need a Travel Signature?").
Workshop | December 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
As symbols of wisdom and dignity, Pine trees provide shelter, shade and respite. We will paint our trees using bamboo brushes, sumi-ink and watercolor, we will learn about the brushstrokes in creating paintings of pine trees - working on trunks, branches and needles, until they come together comprehensively in one completed Pine tree painting.
$75 / $65 UCBG Members