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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Health from the Soil Up: Bridging the Silos of Health and Agriculture: August 09, 2018

Course | August 9 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Grand Hall

 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH), UC Davis Western Center for Agriculture Health & Safety

Given the close links among our health, the foods we grow, how we grow them, and how we process and distribute them, it is surprising how little collaboration there is between medicine and agriculture. This needs to change to prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer; build health equity; offer nutrient-dense food to a growing population; and protect and restore...   More >

$125.00 Standard Registration Fee, $105.00 Government Employees, $105.00 Master Gardeners, $85.00 Students/Residents

Mindfulness for Well-Being

Workshop | August 9 | 9:30-10 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Discover more by joining this weekly 30-minute mindfulness group where you will learn a variety of evidence-based practices designed to reduce stress and enhance well-being, all while taking in the beautiful surroundings of the UC Botanical Garden. This group is welcome to all.

Free with Garden admission ($12); Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty

  Register online

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 9 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars 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 >