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Friday, August 25, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 25 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 23 – 29, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10-11 a.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Palantir Pop-Up Kitchenette

Information Session | August 25 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, Breezeway/Soda Lobby

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

At Palantir, we work side-by-side with the organizations that make it possible for us to live safely, travel freely, and invest in the future. We aren't confined to desks in Silicon Valley---wherever our users are, we're there too, working together to solve problems that affect the shape of tomorrow.

In advance of our talk in the Wozniak Lounge, stop by our table to chat with our engineers and...   More >

Getting Your Bearings: Tour the Bioscience and Natural Resources Library

Tour/Open House | August 25 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB, Bioscience & Natural Resources Library

 Susan Koskinen, Library

 Library

Drop in for an introduction to the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library.

Certificate Program in Finance Online Information Session

Information Session | August 25 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn to apply financial management principles and risk management theories to investment management and capital markets analysis. The certificate can be completed online or in the classroom. Courses are taught by professionals with years of experience.

  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 >

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 22 – 29, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Big C Hike

Social Event | August 25 | 2-3:30 p.m. | International House, Front Steps

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office (BIO) advisers on this easy hike to enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay! Bring a camera to capture the moment and don't forget to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. The hike takes 1-1.5 hours. Meet at I-House front entrance on the steps. Bring water.

URAP Peer Advisor Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | August 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Claudia Tischler, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program; Rani Chan, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program; Tiffany Fung, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

Getting Your Bearings: Tour the Bioscience and Natural Resources Library

Tour/Open House | August 25 | 4-4:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB, Bioscience & Natural Resources Library

 Becky Miller, Librarian, Library

 Library

Drop in for an introduction to the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library.

Palantir Info-Session and Talk

Information Session | August 25 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 John Grant, Director of Privacy and Civil Liberties Engineering, Palantir

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The future of our fundamental liberties will be shaped not just by legislators and lawyers but also more and more by engineers - but are they ready for the responsibility?

In a world where even seemingly minor decisions about technical architecture can have profound ramifications for the power of governments and individuals, engineers must be far more cognizant of their power and be able to...   More >