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Thursday, September 28, 2017

International Spouse and Partner Welcome Reception

Social Event | September 28 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  The Center at the YWCA

 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

The Berkeley International Office would like to invite spouses and partners of international students and scholars to attend the Fall 2017 International Spouse and Partner Welcome Reception on Thursday, September 28th.

Come meet other spouses and partners who are new to UC Berkeley and learn about campus and community resources in the Berkeley area.

Light refreshments will be served....   More >

McNair Scholars Program Information Session--NOTE NEW DATE

Information Session | September 28 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 554 Barrows Hall

 Juan Esteva, Director, McNair Scholars Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The McNair Scholars Program prepares selected underrepresented or low-income UC Berkeley undergraduates for graduate study at the doctoral level. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase the number of underrepresented students in doctoral programs.

The New Normal: Defending Against State Sponsored Attackers

Special Event | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 205 South Hall

 Sean Zadig, Director, Yahoo Threat Investigations

 Information, School of

In 2014, Yahoo faced a sophisticated attack by Russian intelligence services. What did Yahoo learn, and is this the new normal?

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | September 7 – December 7, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-4 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

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 >

Love Posters: a space to heal and affirm each other in commUNITY!

Special Event | September 25 – 29, 2017 every day | 2-5 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, GenEq Community Space, Rm 202

 Gender Equity Resource Center

LOVE POSTERS: a space to heal and affirm each other in commUNITY! Join us for a week of healing, love, community, and creativity through poster making.

Reframing Girls Education: What Girls Want.

Special Event | September 28 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 2515 Tolman Hall

 Dr. Urvashi Sahni

 Graduate School of Education

Dr. Urvashi Sahni will be discussing her recently published book, Reaching for the Sky.The book focuses on the Prerna Girls School, which Dr. Sahni founded in 2003 to educate low-income girls facing social and material barriers to education. She has championed a revolutionary critical pedagogical approach to education that enables girls to reflect critically on their lives, develop voice, and...   More >

iMix: International Student Carnival

Special Event | September 28 | 4-7 p.m. |  Faculty Glade

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come one, come all to the International Student Carnival! Enjoy a sunny afternoon in Faculty Glade with friends, carnival games, food, prizes, water balloons, a photo booth, face painting, and so much more! Meet and mingle with new and continuing students from all across the globe. This event is sponsored by Berkeley International Office and the International Student Association at...   More >

Book Talk Series: Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness

Social Event | September 28 | 4-5:15 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Social Research Library

 Stephen Hinshaw, Professor, Department of Psychology

 Social Research Library

Stephen Hinshaw grew up in Columbus, Ohio and attended Harvard and UCLA. A professor of Psychology (UC Berkeley) and Psychiatry (UC San Francisco), he is an international presence in clinical psychology/mental health, with over 320 articles/chapters and 12 books. He received a Distinguished Teaching Award in 2001; his Teaching Company (‘Great Lecture’) series, “Origins of the Human Mind,”...   More >

Xilinx Info-Session

Information Session | September 28 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come join us this today in the Woz to learn more about internship and full time opportunities at Xilinx, the leading provider of the FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3D ICs that drive many of today's advances in Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Video Processing.

Xilinx enables applications that are both software defined, yet hardware optimized – powering industry advancements in Cloud Computing,...   More >

Association of Environmental Professionals' First General Meeting

Meeting | September 28 | 7-8 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Christina Hirt, Wetlands Research Associates, Inc.

 Association of Environmental Professionals

The Association of Environmental Professionals Berkeley Chapter is trying to restart this year with a robust founding class and welcomes any and all students considering an environmental career or interested in exploring the field's possibilities. There are immediate leadership opportunities available to new members. We will be discussing who we are, our goals for the semester, asking YOU what...   More >

Association of Environmental Professionals' First General Meeting

Meeting | September 28 | 7-8 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Christina Hirt, Wetlands Research Associates, Inc.

 Association of Environmental Professionals

The Association of Environmental Professionals Berkeley Chapter is trying to restart this year with a robust founding class and welcomes any and all students considering an environmental career or interested in exploring the field's possibilities. There are immediate leadership opportunities available to new members. We will be discussing who we are, our goals for the semester, asking YOU what...   More >