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Monday, July 24, 2017

Reading, Writing, Speaking Connection: Impacting Academic Success for ELLs

Course | July 24 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Evans Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

Are English Language Learners (ELLs) an increasing population in your class? Are you exploring ways to best meet their academic needs? This workshop dives into instructional practices and strategies that address the specific needs of ELL students and how to scaffold their language and literacy development. Collaborate with other teachers to learn engaging, student-centered activities so ELLs can...   More >

San Francisco Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 24 – August 11, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  St. Ignatius Prep

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Tell Your Own Story: Creative Writing 101

Course | July 24 – August 4, 2017 every day | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | 242 Dwinelle Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

Do you have stories to tell? Characters in your head? A notebook full of scenes? This summer, join other creative writers in reading short stories and creative nonfiction that break the rules, and discover how to write your own story.
During this course you’ll have the opportunity to hack the techniques published writers use to tell their stories, like building unforgettable characters,...   More >

PEER Seminar Series: Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Petrochemical Plants under Seismic Loading

Seminar | July 24 | 2-3 p.m. | Davis Hall, 325 Davis Hall

 Fabrizio Paolacci, Assistant Professor, Structural Engineering, Roma Tre University,

 Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)

Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Petrochemical Plants under Seismic Loading

Shriharsh Tendulkar (McGill): Probing the Fast Radio Burst Population(s?) with CHIME

Seminar | July 24 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Shriharsh Tendulkar, McGill Space Institute

 Radio Astronomy Lab

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are the newest mysteries of radio astronomy. A decade after their discovery, we still understand little about their origins, their environments and the diversity of their properties. Only one FRB source, out of two dozen known FRBs to date, has been observed to burst repeatedly. It is currently not clear whether FRBs consist of two distinct populations — single events and...   More >