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Friday, October 18, 2019

Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend

Special Event | October 18 – 20, 2019 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

 University Development and Alumni Relations

Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming is UC Berkeley’s largest annual gathering welcoming thousands of alumni, parents, and families to campus for three days of fun. Festivities include alumni parties, family events, the Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ, tours and open houses, the Homecoming football game, lectures, spirit events, and more. In 2019, it takes place October 18–20.

  Registration opens July 1. Register online by September 27.

Cal Cafe

Tour/Open House | October 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join the Cal Alumni Association as Alumni House transforms into the Cal Café on Friday and Saturday of Homecoming weekend to toast Cal with complimentary beverages, light snacks, and Cal-themed giveaways.

BIDS Forum: Information and Uncertainty in Data Science

Meeting | October 18 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Full details about this meeting will be posted here: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

Pitch to Roomful of Investors

Special Event | October 18 | 1-5:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608 - 609

 Gerry Baranano, Founder and Director, Tech Futures Group

 UC Berkeley Extension, Pitch Global, Certent

We're delighted to have Pitch Global at UC Berkeley Extension with a great pitching and networking event! Join us on Friday, October 18, from 1 pm to 5:30 pm at UC Berkeley Extension's San Francisco Center to meet and get crucial feedback from investors.

We'll welcome Gerry Baranano, founder of Tech Futures Group, for an opening keynote speech!

 Students with ID are free. Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation Fall 2019 Information Session

Information Session | October 18 | 2-3 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

 Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation

Join us for an Information and Q&A session (and Pizza) on Friday, October, 18th at 220 Jacobs Hall, 2-3pm, to learn more about the certificate and have your questions answered about fulfilling the certificate requirements, courses enrollment, course availability, etc...
RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVv5xk-PQKgDocuFe3rGZvQT_dZ-scusZv0or1Z32-rPd7PA/viewform   More >

East Bay World History Reading Group: The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico by Lisa Sousa

Meeting | October 18 | 5-7 p.m. |  ORIAS Office

 1995 University Ave Suite 520D, Berkeley, CA 94704

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.

  Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu

Fall Dinner for Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont

Social Event | October 18 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berger Center

 6633 Oakmont Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95405

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont

The Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont will be having its Fall Dinner on Friday, October 18th at 5:30 in Oakmont at the Berger Center, 6633 Oakmont Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95405. Our evening speaker will be Sasha Berleman, a Cal PhD who studied Wildland Fire Science. She is the fire ecologist at Audubon Canyon Ranch near Glen Ellen. The cost of the dinner is $42. For more more information or signup, contact...   More >

Anurag Kashyap | A Cut Above: From Words to the Screen (South Asian Literature and Arts Festival)

Special Event | October 18 | 7:30-9 p.m. |  Carriage House, Montalvo Arts Center

 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, CA

 Anurag Kashyap, Indian film director, writer, editor, producer and actor

 Institute for South Asia Studies, South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley, Art Forum SF

Join us for the Bay Area's first South Asian Literature & Art Festival, presented by Art Forum SF in collaboration with the UC Berkeley Institute of South Asian Studies.

  Buy tickets online