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Thursday, September 27, 2018

International Spouse and Partner Welcome Reception

Reception | September 27 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  The Centre at YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

The Berkeley International Office invites spouses and partners of international students and scholars to attend the Fall 2018 International Spouse and Partner Welcome Reception on Thursday, September 27th.

Come connect other spouses and partners who are new to UC Berkeley and learn about campus and community resources in the Berkeley area. Children are also welcome!

Light refreshments will...   More >

McNair Scholars Program Information Session

Information Session | September 27 | 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.

Swahili Table

Social Event | September 27 | 1 p.m. | 140 Bear's Lair Cafe (next to Sproul Plaza)

 2465 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for African Studies

This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in the community. Each person will support their own beverage and/or food purchases, but we will provide the good company. And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and experience levels are welcome.

Karibuni sana!

Reply (just to me, elresor@berkeley.edu) if scheduling is an issue and we can revisit...   More >

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 >

Fireside Chat with the Dean

Special Event | September 27 | 2-3 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 Dean Will H. Dow, Interim Dean and Kaiser Permanente Endowed Chair in Health Policy & Management, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

SPH Student Government

 Public Health, School of

Please join Dean Will Dow and the SPH Student Government for an open forum for all SPH students. Topics for this Fireside Chat with the Dean will include the proposed PDST increases for the next three academic years (2019-20 to 2021-22) as well as BWW updates and any other questions or concerns that emerge during the group discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

Voleon Group Tech Talk

Information Session | September 27 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Quantitative hedge fund and technology company located in Berkeley, California

Come learn more about Voleon and drop off a resume. Learn about how the Voleon Group applies data science and ML to their products, and stick around after the event to chat with recruiters.

The Voleon Group is committed to the development and deployment of cutting-edge technologies in investment management. We...   More >

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | September 27 | 6-8 p.m. |  Daily Pint

 1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of the Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! All are welcome so feel free to invite friends, family or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.