<< Week of January 27 >>

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Monday, January 28, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Getting Your Bearings: Doe and Moffitt Libraries Tour

Tour/Open House | January 28 | 10-11 a.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Feedback Opportunities for Data Science Associate Provost Search

Meeting | January 28 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, Faculty Open Forum

 Data Sciences

Search consultants from Witt/Kieffer will be holding meetings with members of the campus community to gather feedback about the new role of Associate Provost of Data Science and Information and Dean of the School of Information. The meetings will be structured as a series of open forums for faculty, staff and students.

Feedback Opportunities for Data Science Associate Provost Search

Meeting | January 28 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Faculty Open Forum, Social Sciences Matrix Conference Room (8th Floor of Barrows Hall)

 Data Sciences

Search consultants from Witt/Kieffer will be holding meetings with members of the campus community to gather feedback about the new role of Associate Provost of Data Science and Information and Dean of the School of Information. The meetings will be structured as a series of open forums for faculty, staff and students.

Feedback Opportunities for Data Science Associate Provost Search

Meeting | January 28 | 2-3 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Faculty Open Forum, 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Search consultants from Witt/Kieffer will be holding meetings with members of the campus community to gather feedback about the new role of Associate Provost of Data Science and Information and Dean of the School of Information. The meetings will be structured as a series of open forums for faculty, staff and students.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

IBM Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | January 29 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come join IBMers in Soda Hall Lobby for 1:1 conversations. University Talent will also be on hand and ready to review your resume and interest in IBM!

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.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | January 29 | 3-4 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

UCDC Info Session: Fall 2019 application deadline, February 21, 2019

Information Session | January 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and take classes in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

BIO Bears Meetup: Board Games at Victory Point Cafe

Social Event | January 29 | 5-7 p.m. |  Victory Point Cafe

 Map

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join us for an evening of board games at the famous Victory Point Cafe. It costs $5 to play, but then you get access to Victory Point's entire massive board game library for the entire evening.

Meet us at the cafe, and we'll have a table ready. Make sure so sign up here to secure your spot at the game table!

Atlassian Tech Talk: A discussion about cyber security at Atlassian and beyond

Information Session | January 29 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Adrian has been working in cyber-security for over 20 years -- since well before the word "cyber" was used in this context. His career spans time with the US National Security Agency, the CIA, @Stake, Microsoft, Adobe, Google, and now as the Chief Information Security Officer at Atlassian. Along the way, he has had the fortune to learn a lot about how security works in the real world. He's been...   More >

Career Connections: Tech for Good

Social Event | January 29 | 6-8 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Career Center

Alumni and student networking event.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Employer Breakfast

Special Event | January 30 |  ASUC Student Union

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Master of Engineering students are invited to join the Fung Institute staff and select employers for a networking breakfast with select recruiters from top companies!

 Attendance restricted to current Master of Engineering students.

Haas Scholars Program Info Session: $13,800 to carry out a final project in *ANY* major

Information Session | January 30 | 2 a.m.-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Learn about how to apply to this research program for your last year!

The Haas Scholars Program supports twenty undergraduates with financial need with their interest for conducting research during their final year at UC-Berkeley. Applicants are evaluated primarily on the merit and originality of their proposal for an independent research or creative project that will serve as the basis for a...   More >

Student Union Open House!: The ASUC Student Union's annual celebration.

Tour/Open House | January 30 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 ASUC Student Union

At our annual Open House the Student Union will be transformed into a stop-and-go BINGO! game with grand prizes awarded to some lucky participants, like a Nintendo Switch, Giant Bike, or Amazon Kindle. Get a pair of our one-of-a-kind socks just for playing! Visit the Pepsi Game Zone. eat some sweet and savory treats!

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's 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...   More >

International Student Drop-In Career Advising

Meeting | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor

 Career Center

Students sign up on site for a 15-minute appointment. First come, first served.

These drop-in appointments can be helpful for your quick questions on the following topics:

-Resume/Cover Letter Critique
-Job or Internship Search
-Networking
-Career Fair Preparation
-Interview Preparation
-Graduate/Professional Program Application
-Others

Swahili Table

Social Event | January 23 – May 8, 2019 every Wednesday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Elizabeth Resor

 Center for African Studies

Every Wednesdays 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 (don't worry- beverage/food purchases are NOT required). And of course, Swahili speaking...   More >

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | January 30 | 6-8 p.m. |  Matiki Island BBQ & Brew (prev. Daily Pint)

 1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! Enjoy this opportunity to meet and socialize with other scholars. All are welcome so feel free to invite friends, family, or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. We recommend you bring cash, as a minimum purchase may be required in...   More >

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.

LiveRamp Tech Talk

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

LiveRamp powers exceptional experiences by making it safe and easy to connect the world’s data, people, and applications. We are the industry pace-setter and one of the fastest-growing SaaS businesses anywhere—the enabling product behind many of the world’s biggest brands and technology platforms. We're starting with the marketing industry, but we’re not necessarily stopping there.

We recently...   More >

VMware Info-Session: Trivia Night

Information Session | January 30 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Room 310

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Event Details

At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our software forms a digital foundation that powers the apps, services and experiences that are transforming the world.

Join our Engineers for a fun-filled trivia...   More >

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

VMware Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall!: VMware Business and Brunch with UC Berkeley

Miscellaneous | January 31 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Event Details

At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our software forms a digital foundation that powers the apps, services, and experiences that are transforming the world.

Grab a quick breakfast on us as VMware...   More >

Certificate Program in College Admissions and Career Planning Online Information Session

Information Session | January 31 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Sigrid Mueller, M.A., UC Berkeley Extension, program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Instructors and staff present information about directing others in their quest for higher education and career fulfillment. Learn about career opportunities, curriculum requirements and specific course content for both programs.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Yelp Tech Talk

Information Session | January 31 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Getting diners seated at scale on Yelp

In 2017, Yelp acquired Nowait to help get more diners seated in their favorite restaurants across the country. As part of the integration, we migrated all of Nowait's users to the Yelp app. In this talk, Nina Y will cover the technical and product challenges we had to overcome to do this quickly without losing users in the process.

Giving Consumers...   More >

Friday, February 1, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Know Your Numbers Health Screening (BEUHS619)

Information Session | February 1 | 7:30-10 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Education Center

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Appointments offered every 15 minutes.
Know Your Numbers is a voluntary, fasting health screening including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure, weight, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference. Receive your confidential results (seen only by Health*Matters staff) and resources for follow-up immediately. Plan for 20-30 minutes to complete the screening....   More >

$10.00 Exact cash or check

 Enroll at the UC Learning Center. Enroll online

A Circular Economy Educational Trailer is Coming to Campus!

Special Event | February 1 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Haas Pavilion, In front of Haas Pavilion

 Cal Zero Waste

To kick off our PAC-12 Road to Zero Waste competition, swing by Haas Pavilion this Friday 2/1 from 10 am - 3 pm, to learn about the circular economy and tour an educational trailer that will be giving away FREE recycled content products such as socks, t-shirts and beanies made out of plastic bottles! In partnership with Cal Athletics, the first 100 people to come to the trailer will receive up to...   More >

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | February 1 | 11 a.m.-12 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

2019 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 1 | 12-1 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.

Berkeley Global Internships: Earn academic credit while gaining practical internship experience over the summer.

Information Session | February 1 | 12 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Earn academic credit while gaining practical internship experience domestically or abroad. Learn more about UC Berkeley Global Internships at this event and see how your summer can transform you!

Learn more about Berkeley Global Internships here: globalinternships.berkeley.edu

2019 locations include: Boston, Dublin, Hong Kong, Israel, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mumbai, Paris, Prague, San...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Makerspace Open House

Social Event | February 1 | 5-7 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Kick off a new year at the Jacob makerspace open house! Meet the design specialists, student supervisors, and other members of our interdisciplinary and creative community. Learn about Maker Pass resources and show your friends where you spend all of your time.

We will have information about spring workshops, demos, and giveaways (and snacks too, of course). Learn more at:...   More >

Nvidia Info-Session and Tech Talk

Information Session | February 1 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come join us and explore the future of AI computing in engaging, informative tech talks with experts who are creating new realities with AI.

SPEAKER INFORMATION

John Storms
Director, Compiler Verification

Bio: John Storms is the director of Compiler Verification for NVIDIA. John has been with NVIDIA’s compiler team for over 10 years where he has participated in delivering a world-class...   More >

Spring Welcome Dinner for International Graduate Students

Social Event | February 1 | 7-9 p.m. |  YWCA Auditorium

 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 International Graduate Student Ministry

Join us for a free dinner and lecture event hosted by IGSM, International Graduate Student Ministry.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Women in Data Science (WiDS) 2019 Datathon Collaboration Day

Special Event | February 2 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge - 1860 Leroy Avenue

 Data Sciences

Join us Saturday, February 2 for a collaborative day focused on the 2nd Annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) 2019 Datathon! The event is open to all; we welcome students, industry, mentors, and all data science enthusiasts looking to get involved. Please RSVP here.

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 >

FULL: Roving Ambassador Two-day Training

Information Session | February 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Perry Hall, UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Roving Ambassador Two-day Training: Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 10, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Do you love plants and nature? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Become a Roving Ambassador!

 THIS CLASS IS FULL.

BIO Bears Meetup: Tilden Park Hike

Social Event | February 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Tilden Regional Park | Canceled

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join us to get out of the city and and spend some time out in nature. Tilden Park is in the hills just above Berkeley, but it feels like you've left the city far behind, with beautiful rolling hills in every direction.

We will meet at Springer Gateway at 10 AM on February 2 to take the short bus ride up to Tilden Park together. Bring comfortable walking shoes, a water bottle, sunscreen,...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required