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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Paris/Berkeley/Bonn/Zürich Analysis Seminar: The threshold theorem for the hyperbolic Yang-Mills flow

Seminar | April 27 | 9:10-10 a.m. | 238 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Daniel Tataru, UC Berkeley

 Department of Mathematics

The goal of the talk is to provide an overview of the proof of the Threshold Conjecture for the hyperbolic Yang-Mills equations. This involves nonlinear covariant wave equations, Lie algebras, gauge questions, microlocal analysis in the Lie algebra setting, bilinear and multilinear estimates, renormalization and parametrices, induction on energy, and other fun stuff!

Bus Rapid Transit: Planning, Design, and Operations

Workshop | April 18 – 27, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Joseph Kott, Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities; James Lightbody, Lightbody Consulting

 Technology Transfer Program

Bus rapid transit (BRT) is an adaptable, cost-effective mode of public transportation suitable for deployment in both larger and smaller cities worldwide. The optimal BRT functions like light rail transit, but on existing streets as a premium express urban bus transit service. BRT can either supplement or replace existing bus networks, as well as either supplement or substitute for light rail...   More >

 The course is intended for planning staff in local, regional, and state agencies, as well as consultants. Community planners, public transit planners, transportation planners, traffic engineers, urban designers, land developers, and decision-makers will a

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Early Korea

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Stella Xu, Roanoke College

 Martin Bale, Yeungnam University; Jonathan Best, Wesleyan University; Marjorie Burge, UC Berkeley; Mark Byington, Harvard University; Jack Davey, UC Berkeley; Lauren Glover, University of Wisconsin; Dennis Lee, Yonsei University; Gyoung-Ah Lee, University of Oregon; Rachel Lee, University of Washington; Rory Walsh, University of Oregon

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

Early Korea is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to understand human society on the Korean peninsula in ancient times, make the case for the relevance of the region to world history and archaeology, and critically appraise how ancient history is used in the present to foster notions of Korean identity.

IRLE Visitors Workshop

Colloquium | April 27 | 10:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), IRLE Director's Room

 Marie Connolly, Professor of Economics, University of Quebec at Montreal; Xianqiang Zou, PhD Candidate, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Yukiko Asai, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tokyo; Jan Luksic, Graduate Student, Goethe University Frankfurt; Asma Benhenda, PhD Student, Paris School of Economics; Ling Huang, Peking University

 Institute of Research on Labor & Employment

Each year, IRLE hosts visiting scholars and visiting student researchers who come to Berkeley from all over the world to work on projects related to labor and employment. At this workshop, visitors will present research at various stages and receive feedback from their peers and the wider community.

  RSVP by emailing charlotterutty@berkeley.edu

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | April 27 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Writing Your Research Proposal

Workshop | April 27 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

 Berkeley Research Development Office

This workshop will show you how to develop the body of your research proposal. We will discuss how to create a logical flow of background information and preliminary data with the current study's research design.

The Berkeley Network Webinar Series: Land Interviews for Unlisted Jobs: Leverage Your Network

Seminar | April 27 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Vera Fishman ’04, Owner, 360Confidence

 Cal Alumni Association

Up to 85% of jobs are filled via networking. That’s why it can be so difficult to get an interview when applying online. Join us to learn how to effectively leverage your exciting network (we all have one!) and create new connections to get access to published and unadvertised opportunities – even if you don’t consider yourself to be the “networking type.”

  Register online

Job Interviewing II: Practice Your Interviewing Skills (BECAR207)

Workshop | April 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Tang Center, University Health Services

 TBA, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

This hands-on workshop gives you tips for acing the interview.

Enroll online at the UCB Learning Center (http://tinyurl.com/ucblms).

 Enroll online at the UCB Learning Center (blu.berkeley.edu).

ESPM Seminar Series - Spring 2017 - Jack Stilgoe

Seminar | April 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

"Machine learning, social learning, and the governance of driverless cars"

Refreshments in 139 Mulford Hall at 11:30

Planning Your Pregnancy Leave (BEUHS315)

Workshop | April 27 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Theresa McLemore, UCB HR Employee Relations Consultant; Sheila Taliafero, UCB Disability Counselor; Angel Cheng, Benefits Analyst, Benefits and Leaves; Valerie Hellmold, UCB Academic Personnel; Gabe Schmidt, Health Care Facilitator

 Be Well at Work - Work/Life

Thinking about starting a family? This workshop will provide information on leave policies, disability benefits, use of sick/vacation time, and options on when/how to return to work after having a child for both faculty and staff employees. Enroll online.

  Register online

Derived Alegbraic Geometry seminar: Topological Hochschild homology and Witt vectors

Seminar | April 27 | 1-2 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

 Martin Speirs, University of Copenhagen

 Department of Mathematics

Topological Hochschild homology (THH) is a homology theory for (derived) rings which has had several applications to algebraic K-theory and, more recently, to integral p-adic Hodge theory. I will introduce THH($A$) for a ring $A$ and discuss its relation to the (p-typical) Witt vectors of $A$, establishing (certain fixed points of) THH as a derived Witt vector construction. This is the beginning...   More >

AIHA Northern CA and COEH-CE IH Forum: Ethics in the Workplace

Seminar | April 27 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 11 Elihu Harris State Building

 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 COEH-Continuing Education Program, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Northern California

This presentation will provide an introduction to ethics in the workplace. It will provide information on ethical issues that can arise for the Industrial Hygienist inside the corporate environment and outside, and the opportunity to consider and discuss ethical responses to potential challenging situations and concerns in the workplace.


At the end of the course attendees will be...   More >


  Registration opens April 3. Register online or by calling 510-642-8365, or by emailing coehce@berkeley.edu by April 27.

North and South: Technologies of Order and Escape

Colloquium | April 27 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues) | Note change in location

 Héctor Beltrán, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Graduate Fellow, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, UC Berkeley; Jen Smith, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Ethnic Studies, and Graduate Fellow, Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues, UC Berkeley

 Keith P. Feldman, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

ISSI's Graduate Fellows Program presents:

Héctor Beltrán, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Graduate Fellow, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, UC Berkeley

Jen Smith, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Ethnic Studies, and Graduate Fellow, Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues, UC Berkeley

Seminar 251, Labor: Acting Wife': Marriage Market Incentives and Labor Market Investments

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall | Note change in time and location

 Amanda Pallais, Harvard

 Department of Economics

Bridging the gap between the spatial and mnemonic views of the hippocampus

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

 Elizabeth Buffalo, University of Washington

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Seminar 242, Econometrics: TBA

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Jiun-Hua Su, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Adding Study Abroad to Your Resume Workshop

Workshop | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. |  Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Skills to Pay the Bills: How studying abroad can help in your career.

Are you planning to or have you already studied abroad? Are you wondering how study abroad is relevant to your future? Come by our workshop to learn how to stand out to employers by utilizing your study abroad experiences in your resume, cover letter, and interviews.

Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis: "Acting Wife: Marriage Market Incentives and Labor Market Investments"

Seminar | April 27 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C325 Cheit Hall

 Amanda Pallais, Harvard, Haas School of Business

 Haas School of Business

Part of the Haas School's Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis

Journalism and the Internet: A Panel at the Berkeley Forum

Seminar | April 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 The Berkeley Forum

The rise of the internet as a source of news has disrupted the traditional journalistic model. Newspapers are seeing rapidly decreasing print readership, and some are having difficulty making the transition to the web. According to Pew Research, the newspaper workforce has fallen by 39% in the last 20 years, and advertising revenue, including digital advertising, fell by 8% in 2015 alone....   More >

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