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Friday, August 18, 2017

Teaching Conference for All First-Time Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs)

Conference/Symposium | August 18 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center, Graduate Division

A campuswide teaching conference held the Friday before classes begin. The purpose is to orient graduate students to their GSI role and equip them to begin. To be credited with completion, attendees must participate in the entire conference day.

  Register online or by calling 510-642-4456

Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute

Conference/Symposium | August 14 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Second floor

Digital Humanities at Berkeley, Digital Humanities at Berkeley

 Digital Humanities at Berkeley

Don't miss out on this annual series of digital humanities discussions and workshops!

In the spirit of encouraging "thoughtful application of digital tools and methodologies to humanistic inquiry," Berkeley's very own Digital Humanities Summer Institute invites you to participate in a host of workshops and open-to-the-public conversations over the course of the week.

The schedule of events...   More >

Re-writing Genomes: A New Era in Genome Engineering: A one-day symposium hosted by QB3-Berkeley and the Innovative Genomics Institute

Conference/Symposium | August 18 | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 105 Stanley Hall

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

In this fifth annual event, leading experts in genomics and molecular biology will explore how genome editing technologies are transforming basic research and biomedical engineering. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 18 | 9-10 a.m. | 50 Birge Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Ugrad. Research Apprenticeship Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

Aesthetic Possibilities: Literature, Rhetoric, Philosophy: Möglichkeitsdenken, Einbildungskraft, Phantasie: Theorien und Praktiken der Imagination

Workshop | August 15 – 19, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Eva Geulen, Berlin; Rüdiger Campe, Yale; Anja Lemke, Cologne; Niklaus Largier, Berkeley

 Department of German

Imagination, Phantasie und Einbildungskraft sind Begriffe, die sich auf ein Vermögen beziehen, dessen Status immer schon zwiespältig ist. Einerseits bildet die Produktivität der Imagination als Vorstellungskraft – neben dem Vermögen des Gedächtnisses und der Vernunft – eine Bedingung der Möglichkeit aller Erkenntnis und Abstraktion, andererseits ist sie in ihrer relativen Unabhängigkeit vom...   More >

The Personal Statement From Zero to Bang! in 5 Days (UCB Session 2)

Course | August 14 – 18, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2326 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

Excited about college, but scared of writing the personal statement for the application? Not sure how to show off your strengths without looking like, well, a show-off? Want to stand out as an individual without coming across as a weirdo? Struggle with writing in a way that is clear and coherent, yet innovative and interesting? Then this is the workshop for you! You will walk out of this workshop...   More >

Mindful Mornings in the Garden- CANCELLED

Workshop | August 18 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Canceled

 Botanical Garden

Come enjoy a morning of moving mindfully through the Garden with your family. We will explore how to be present in nature by dropping into our senses, observing, and playing games to strengthen our awareness of ourselves and the world around us. You will learn some fun practices that you can continue with your family at home.

$20 Adult+Child, $10 Member Adult+Child, $10 Additional Child, $5 Additional Member Child

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

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 18 | 10-11 a.m. | 50 Birge Hall

 Mary Crabb, Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Engineering transistors atom by atom with heterostructures of 2D materials

Seminar | August 18 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, 521 - The Hogan Room

 Giuseppe Iannaccone, University of Pisa

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

How close are we to the possibility of engineering next generation transistors atom by atom, as materials science and device engineering converge?

Recently, the so-called “materials-on-demand paradigm” has been proposed, thanks to the possibility of forming a “three-dimensional (3D) material” with tailored characteristics by combining layers of two-dimensional (2D) materials, such as graphene...   More >