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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Certificate Program in Project Management Online Information Session

Information Session | September 6 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how you can excel in the expanding field of project management with a UC Berkeley Extension certificate that meets the high professional standards of the Project Management Institute. This certificate is geared for those who are transitioning to a career in project management or those who want to sharpen their project management skills.

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Ask a Diplomat!: U.S. State Department Info Session with Diplomat in Residence Dorothy Ngutter

Information Session | September 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Dorothy Ngutter, Diplomat in Residence – Northwest Region (AK, Northern CA, OR, WA)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

An information session on careers in diplomacy led by Dorothy Ngutter, Diplomat in Residence for the Northwest Region.

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | September 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

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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 >

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Lafayette Info Session

Information Session | September 6 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Lafayette Library and Learning Center

 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Includes a free talk by Anastasia Edel: “From Sanctions To Summit: The US - Russia Relationship Roller Coaster”

Getting Your Bearings: Tour the Bioscience, Natural Resources and Public Health Library

Tour/Open House | September 6 | 3:30-4 p.m. | 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building


Drop in for an introduction to the Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library. Find out what's new and online.

Yelp Tech Talk

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


 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

-Yelp Engineer: Rucha S
"Getting People Fed Faster: How to Use Profiling to Improve Performance"

At Yelp, getting people their food fast is something we take very seriously. Hungry people don't like waiting for pages to load. In this talk, Rucha S will dive into how we used a number of profiling tools to identify performance bottlenecks in Yelp's food ordering checkout flow and the solutions...   More >

Interdisciplinary Marxist Working Group

Meeting | September 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 330, English Department Lounge

 Department of English

Please join us for this semester's first meeting of the IMWG on Thursday, Sept 6 from 6-8pm in the Wheeler English lounge. We will be continuing with where we left off last semester in Capital, with plans to finish volume 1 by early October.

No prior knowledge of Capital or Marx is required, and everyone is welcome. I'm attaching a rough schedule, as our readings after Capital vol 1 will...   More >

RISE Climate March Sign-Making Session

Social Event | September 6 | 7-10 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Create, illustrate and assemble signs and posters with us in preparation for the Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice March on September 8! More information on RISE can be found here: https://ca.riseforclimate.org/