<< Friday, April 21, 2017 >>

Friday, April 21, 2017

Earth Week 2017

Special Event | April 16 – 22, 2017 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Join the UC Berkeley environmental and sustainability community for an array of activating, inspiring, fun, educational, and celebratory events and programs during Earth Week 2017! A complete list of events and activities are available at https://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek/

PhD Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment Weekend 4/21-23/17 -- Applications due 12/1/16: From The Cornell University Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and Neurobiology and Behavior (NBB)

Special Event | April 21 |  Cornell University

 Berkeley Science Network

The Cornell University Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and Neurobiology and Behavior (NBB) are pleased to announce our first PhD Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment Weekend happening April 21-23, 2017. This event will introduce attendees to our departments and connect them with faculty members that share research interests, as well as to help familiarize them with the...   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

Patagonia Worn Wear Tour visits UC Berkeley

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Recreational Sports Facility, In front of the UCB Rec Sports Facility


 Center for Responsible Business

Patagonia’s biodiesel repair truck is traveling to colleges around the country to repair clothing for free and teach folks how to fix their own clothes. The Worn Wear repair team can fix about 40 garments per day (sorry, no repairs on luggage or shoes). All repairs are made on a first come, first served basis. One repair per guest. We fix all brands! In addition, free samples of Patagonia...   More >

Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation Open House

Information Session | April 21 | 12-2 p.m. |  Jacobs Institute, 2530 Ridge Road Berkeley, CA 94720

 College of Environmental Design

FRI, APR 21, Noon. Join CED at the Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovations open house and information session event to learn more about the program, meet its academic advisors, and enjoy light refreshments.

Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation Open House and Celebration

Special Event | April 21 | 12 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Join us for an information session, open house, and celebration for the newly launched Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation. Learn more about the certificate and get a chance to speak with its academic advisors, college deans, and UC Berkeley alumni — all of whom will provide unique insights into exploring design innovation across Berkeley's campus.

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | April 21 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

  Register online

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 >

Campus Visitor Library Tour: Doe and Moffitt Libraries and their Main Stacks

Tour/Open House | April 7 – 28, 2017 every Friday | 3-4 p.m. | Doe Library, meets at north entrance


April is a month when students and families visit campus, trying to decide if Cal will be their future home. If you are are visiting campus, you are encouraged to come see the the Library.

Tours of the historic Doe Library, underground Main stacks, and newly renovated Moffitt Undergraduate Library are given every Monday and Friday in April. They start on the north steps of the Doe Library. You...   More >

Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Berkeley- Sakai Sister City Organization: Traditional Tea Ceremony and Contemporary Koto Performance in Julia Morgan Hall

Special Event | April 21 | 4-7 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us to kick off our year of Japanese events at the UC Botanical Garden in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Berkeley – Sakai sister city organization. Come meet the Mayors of both cities and enjoy a traditional tea ceremony, with exceptional tea, wine, and live koto performance.

Sakai City is the birthplace of the Chanoyu Tea Ceremony, perfected by Sen-no Rikyu, who lived and worked in...   More >

$50 in honor of the 50th Anniversary

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu