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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Deadline to submit applications for the UC Berkeley Sociological Research Symposium

Deadline | March 27 | -11:50 p.m. | 410 Barrows Hall


 Department of Sociology

The UC Berkeley Sociological Research Symposium provides undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals the opportunity to share exceptional sociological work from different disciplines. By inviting students and recent graduates to present their work, the Symposium seeks to create a greater sense of community among budding sociological scholars. If selected, you will also receive...   More >

The Russian Novel

Seminar | March 27 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio Broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Brian Egdorf, PhD Candidate, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Ashley Smiley, PhD Student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in for another exciting episode of The Graduates as we speak with Brian Egdorf about his work studying language and literature.

Antibody responses to conserved epitopes on the influenza virus surface glycoproteins

Seminar | March 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Florian Krammer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Microbiology

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, CEND (Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases)

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Charlie Eaton: How College Endowments Became Hedge Funds

Seminar | March 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall (Level D)

 Charlie Eaton, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Merced

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

How College Endowments Became Hedge Funds
Rising wealth inequality in America has been paralleled by growing resource inequalities in higher education. This inequality in higher education has been fueled by a spectacular rise in endowment wealth at elite private schools since the 1980s.

  RSVP online

Charlie Eaton

Core Essentials for Better Posture (BEUHS402)

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

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonimics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonomics

Improve your posture through awareness and exercise. Learn about common muscular imbalances and postural patterns. Practice strengthening, stretching, and stability exercises to promote healthy postures and better balance. Wear comfortable clothing. Enroll online through the UC Learning Center.

  Register online

ISF 110 - Free Speech in the Public Sphere: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Course | January 16 – May 3, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 2-3:30 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall

 Division of Undergraduate Education

In this spring 2018 class, we shall take up the nature of public speech from Socrates' public dissent to social media messaging today. The course reading will combine classic philosophical statements about the value of free, subversive and offensive speech; histories of the emergence of public spheres; and sociologies of technologically-mediated speech today.