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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Informational Workshop for prospective applicants

Information Session | November 29 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall

 Center for African Studies

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships provide funding to students to encourage the study of less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area and international studies. These fellowships are funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of the FLAS program is to promote the training of students who intend to make their careers in college or...   More >

MEng Info Session: University of California, Los Angeles

Information Session | November 29 | 12-1 p.m. | University of California, Los Angeles, Engineering V, Room 5101

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Sign up to attend the MEng information session on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 12-1pm in the Engineering V Building. Lunch will be served!

  Register online

Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Online Information Session

Information Session | November 29 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how UC Berkeley Extension’s professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunities—in teaching, business, publishing, travel and more—both in the United States and around the world.

  Make reservations online

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | November 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

Haas Scholars Program Info Session: $13,800 to carry out a final project in *ANY* major

Information Session | November 29 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Learn about how to apply to this research program for your last year!

The Haas Scholars Program supports twenty undergraduates with financial need with their interest for conducting research during their final year at UC-Berkeley. Applicants are evaluated primarily on the merit and originality of their proposal for an independent research or creative project that will serve as the basis for a...   More >

Electronic Resources for Chinese Studies in Social Sciences

Information Session | November 29 | 2-3:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Room 341

 Susan Xue, C. V. Starr East Asian Library

 Library

Learn to locate books, articles, data and government documents in electronic format for Chinese Studies in the social sciences.

UCDC Info Session: Fall 2019 application deadline, February 21, 2019

Information Session | November 29 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and take classes in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

Special Event | November 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

 Virginia Eubanks

 Information, School of

The impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.

Lightspeed Venture Partners Info-Session: Fellowship Info-session

Information Session | November 29 | 6-8 p.m. | Cory Hall, Cory-521 Hogan Rm

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Got a new startup idea? Or a vision you can't wait to see take place?

Each year, Lightspeed Venture Partners hosts an intensive summer fellowship program to provide teams with the resources, guidance, and connections they need to grow their ventures. Come join Lightspeed recruiters and Blueprint on 11/29 to learn more about how the Fellowship program can help you accelerate your startup idea....   More >

Interdisciplinary Marxist Working Group

Meeting | September 20 – December 13, 2018 every other Thursday | 6-8 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

 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 >