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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

Workshop | June 24 – 27, 2019 every day | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall

 Data Sciences

Led by Professor David Wagner, recipient of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award and Foundations of Data Science (Data 8) co-instructor, this workshop is intended for faculty who are actively engaged in developing and offering a data science curriculum.

Grad Academic Success and Culture Webinar

Information Session | June 25 | 9-10:30 a.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Current graduate international students from diverse backgrounds will share the key shifts they made to identify and meet academic expectations at UC Berkeley. You'll learn how to avoid common mistakes, hear about resources that support your success...   More >

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

Workshop | June 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Carmen Johnston, The Bay Area Writing Project; Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Do you want want to deepen your understanding of equity in a supportive environment? Are you ready to strengthen your cadre of colleagues who not only understand foundational concepts of equity but also feel empowered to interrupt inequity as it arises in their own classrooms and around campus? Join us for a workshop that focuses on building equity inquiry groups among colleagues so that your...   More >

ALI JAVEY lab and LIWEI LIN Lab at Sensors Expo 2019, June 25

Conference/Symposium | June 25 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Hnin Yin Nyein, ALI JAVEY Research Lab, Researcher, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center; Yu Long, LIWEI LIN Research Lab, Researcher, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, June 25-27
Free EXPO or Conference Discount Code BSAC100

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions Online Information Session

Information Session | June 25 | 11-11:45 a.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Whether you are a career changer or already working in the field, understand how this program can help you plan an academic program of study and initiate the graduate- school application process.

  Make reservations online

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Golden Bear Advising: Intro to Study Abroad for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Information Session | June 25 | 4-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Online

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Plan early and strategically in order to make the most of your time at Cal!

Learn how you can study abroad at Berkeley while gaining credit toward your degree. This online information session will cover the types of programs available, financial aid, and steps to apply.

Register here: https://my.demio.com/ref/024bZi7CnrMyo5Gf

Remote Control to Switch Neurons On: This presentation will be given in Spanish

Colloquium | June 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 271 Oakland Public Library

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601

 Miriam Hernandez-Morales, UC Berkeley

 Science@Cal

The brain is the most complex and fascinating organ because it makes us who we are. The brain produces each of our thoughts, decisions, feelings, learnings, and memories. Humankind has been intrigued for a long time with questions such as: how does the brain work? How are the billion neurons interconnected in a human brain? How is information coded by the neurons? Although we still lack all the...   More >

Caminos de la Ciencia -Encendiendo las neuronas a control remoto

Presentation | June 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez branch, Oakland Public Library, Suite 271

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Miriam Hernández-Morales, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

 Science@Cal

El cerebro es nuestro órgano más complejo y fascinante porque nos permite ser lo que somos. El cerebro produce cada uno de nuestros pensamientos, decisiones, emociones, aprendizajes y memorias. Las preguntas que han intrigado a la humanidad por mucho tiempo son: ¿cómo hace el cerebro para cumplir todas sus funciones? ¿cómo se conectan los miles de millones de neuronas en un cerebro humano?...   More >

Neurons - Image: Miriam Hernández-Morales

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Illustrating México one page at a time-Print Art of José Guadalupe Posada.

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 8 – June 30, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor

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 Library

In the pantheon of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artists who represent Mexico and Mexican art, the artwork of José Guadalupe Posada stands out as a bright constellation that continues to shine a light on important stories through woodcuts, imprints, and engravings. This exhibition was created using the books from the collections of the Doe Library. The exhibition is envisioned...   More >

Aaron Marcus: Early Works

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 6 – June 30, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Educated in physics, mathematics, and philosophy at Princeton University and trained in graphic design at Yale, Berkeley-based Aaron Marcus explores new possibilities for expression. He created his first “computer-assisted poem-drawings” in the spring of 1972, when he served as a research associate at Yale University’s School of Art and Architecture. Using standard typographical symbols, Marcus...   More >

Pièces de Résistance: Echoes of Judaea Capta From Ancient Coins to Modern Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

This exhibition will be continuing in Spring 2019.

Notions of resistance, alongside fears and realities of oppression, resound throughout Jewish history. As a minority, Jews express their political aspirations, ideals of heroism, and yearnings of retaliation and redemption in their rituals, art, and everyday life.

Centering on coins in The Magnes Collection, this exhibition explores how...   More >

Project “Holy Land”: Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

Exhibit - Photography | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4:05 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

For nearly two decades, Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) traversed the Old City of Jerusalem, documenting renowned historical monuments, ambiguous subjects in familiar alleyways, and scores of “new Jews” building a new homeland. Benor-Kalter’s photographs smoothly oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.

After immigrating from Poland to the British Mandate of...   More >

The Worlds of Arthur Szyk: The Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection

Exhibit - Painting | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Auditorium installation of high-resolution images of select collection items.

Acquired by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2017 thanks to an unprecedented gift from Taube Philanthropies, the most significant collection of works by Arthur Szyk (Łódź, Poland, 1894 – New Canaan, Connecticut, 1951) is now available to the world in a public institution for the first time as...   More >

Memory Objects: Judaica Collections, Global Migrations

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The First World War (1914-1918) uprooted millions across Europe, and beyond. Many Jews left Eastern and Southern Europe, bringing with them prized personal and communal belongings. In an attempt to rescue precious heritage from imminent destruction, these “memory objects” often ended up with museums, collectors, and art dealers in the West.

Memory Objects