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Thursday, April 13, 2017

History-Social Science Orientation Session

Orientation | April 13 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  CONTRA COSTA COUNTY Office of Education

 77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

In partnership with the Contra Costa County Office of Education, UCBHSSP will lead an orientation session on the new H-SS Framework.

A central aspect of the session and the framework is to support teachers in developing inquiry-driven courses that integrate the H-SS Standards (content and historical analysis) and Common Core Standards for Literacy in History and also integrating ELD...   More >

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.


Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Professional Program in User Experience Design Online Information Session

Information Session | April 13 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 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

Earth Week Planning Committee

Meeting | February 2 – April 27, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Interested in planning Earth Week 2017 at UC Berkeley? The Student Environmental Resource Center is (SERC) is recruiting individual students and student representatives from environmental and sustainability student organizations to join the Earth Week 2017 Planning Committee.

Meetings will be held weekly on Thursdays from 1pm-2pm in Sproul 102. Drop-ins are welcome.

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 >

Graduate Mentoring Ceremony

Special Event | April 13 | 4-6 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Fiona M. Doyle, Dean, Graduate Division

 Graduate Division, Graduate Assembly

The awards ceremony for the Graduate Division's Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Awards and the Graduate Assembly's Distinguished Faculty Mentor Awards.

Cal at the SF Symphony - Raiders of the Lost Ark

Social Event | April 13 | 8-10:30 p.m. |  Davies Symphony Hall

 201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

 Cal Alumni Association

Welcome to Cal at the San Francisco Symphony and Raiders of the Lost Ark!

This year, the San Francisco Symphony’s Film Series brings Hollywood’s finest to Davies Symphony Hall, with fantastic performances on the big screen and stage. Enjoy great American cinema like never before—with the score performed live by the SF Symphony.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

The film that gave the world one of...   More >

$110 Orchestra, $84 Upper Orchestra, $64 2nd Tier - Section DD

  Register online or by calling David Smith at 510-900-8256, or by emailing David Smith at david.smith@alumni.berkeley.edu by April 10.