<< September 2017 >>

Friday, September 1, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

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 >

Facebook Puzzlehunt

Information Session | September 1 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Do you enjoy a challenge and want to have a fun Friday night?! Come join Facebook and team up with your fellow bears for an exciting 2 hours of logic game puzzles. You'll split into teams of up to 4 and solve the puzzles together. Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 winning teams!

No coding experience required. Food will be provided :)

Hope to see you there! You will be able to drop off...   More >

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Berkeley Walking Tour

Tour/Open House | September 2 | 10:30 a.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Corner of Bancroft & Telegraph

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

If you want to explore the city beyond Cal Campus, come join a walking tour of all the favorite hot spots near campus. We will show you favorite coffee shops, restaurants, markets, shops, and other hangouts all within walking distance of UC Berkeley.

The tours will begin just outside the MLK Student Union by the Cal Student Store at 10:30 AM. Tour guides will be holding Berkeley International...   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 >

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

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 >

Monday, September 4, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Holiday: Labor Day

Holiday | September 4 |  Academic & Administrative Holiday

 UC Berkeley

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Garden Closed

Holiday | November 4, 2014 – December 5, 2017 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from somewhere...   More >

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Fall Info Session

Information Session | September 5 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

 2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Learn more about OLLI's courses, lectures, and social programming and hear directly from the faculty about the courses and workshops they will be teaching.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10:00 a.m. No need to RSVP!

Please note that instructors whose courses are fully enrolled will not present. Some other faculty members may have schedule conflicts.

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | September 5 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.

  Make reservations online

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 1-3 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Caitlin Green, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Opening reception for two new exhibitions: "The Invisible Museum: History and Memory of Morocco" and "Sketching 'Fiddler': Set Designs by Mentor Huebner"

Reception | September 5 | 5-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibition
"The Invisible Museum: History & Memory of Morocco" and "Sketching "Fiddler": Set Designs by Mentor Huebner".

OPENING REMARKS
George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes

HISTORY & MEMORY OF MOROCCO
Francesco Spagnolo, Curator, The Magnes
Emily Gottreich, Chair, Center...   More >

  RSVP online by September 1.

Microsoft Info Session

Information Session | September 5 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meet Microsoft!

Are you curious to know what it's like to work at Microsoft? Eat free food and meet with your Microsoft recruiter! We will share about the open roles available and talk about the recruiting process. Resumes are welcome!

Cal Night at the Oakland A's

Social Event | September 5 | 7:05-10 p.m. |  O.Co Coliseum Complex

 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621

 Cal Alumni Association

Join Cal Fans, the Cal Band and Oski for Cal Night at the Oakland A's vs. the Angels. Fellow Bay Tickets include a Cal & A's themed scarf!

$26-45

  Buy tickets online

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 4 – December 6, 2017 the first Wednesday of the month every month with exceptions |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Discovery Station: Interactive Docent Table

Miscellaneous | September 6 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The UC Botanical Garden has one of the most diverse plant collections in the world. Visit at our Docent-led interactive Discovery Station to learn more about a particular plant topic. Theme to be announced.
Free!

McNair Scholars Program Information Session

Information Session | September 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 105 César E. Chávez Student Center

 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.

BJCL Information Session

Information Session | September 6 | 12:45-1:45 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Law, Boalt School of

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | February 1, 2017 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month 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 >

How to Write a Research Proposal Workshop

Information Session | September 6 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll

 Office of Undergraduate Research

If you need to write a grant proposal, this workshop is for you! You'll get a headstart on defining your research question, developing a lit review and project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.

The workshop is open to all UC Berkeley students (undergraduate, graduate, and visiting scholars) regardless of academic discipline. It will be especially useful for...   More >

UCDC Info Session

Information Session | September 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 262 Evans Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC advisor

 Office of Undergraduate Research

UCDC is a program which sends UC juniors and seniors to Washington, D.C. to intern, do research, and take classes for a semester. UCDC students come from all majors, intern three to four days a week, and take two classes which each meet once a week. Students from UC campuses live and take classes at the UC Washington Center, an eleven-story building about six blocks from the White House....   More >

Annual Reception

Reception | September 6 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

Please join us for our Annual Reception! Come meet the Center Staff and find out about our upcoming events.

Alison Isenberg, BOOK RELEASE AND LECTURE

Miscellaneous | September 6 | 5-7 p.m. | 210 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

City As Nexus Guest Lecturer: Alison Isenberg, Professor of History; Co-Director, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities

Women's CommUNITY Dinner: A welcome event for the UC Berkeley women's community!

Special Event | September 6 | 5-7 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, 202 (Gender Equity Resource Center)

 Gender Equity Resource Center

Many paths, many passions and many identities.
Food, fun and friends!
All undergraduate, graduate and professional school students, academic appointees and staff welcome!
Children and partners welcome!
Everyone welcome!

"We welcome all who experience life through the lens of woman in body, spirit, identity - past, present, future, and fluid."


Want to help plan or volunteer day-of?...   More >

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | September 6 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 608 UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with personalized advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

 Free

 UNEX 1057. Enroll online or by calling 510-642-4111

Quantcast Tech Talk: Your Future in Big Data

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Quantcast – Tech Talk: Your Future in Big Data starts with a Small Hello!

We're taking resumes and there'll be Chipotle served!

Description:
Come to our tech talk event to learn how we uses AI, Big Data & Machine Learning to influence human behavior. You will get the opportunity to hear first-hand from our senior tech leaders at Quantcast.

Speakers:
Carrie Fei, Lead Product Manager –...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Full Moon Hike

Social Event | September 6 | 8:30-10:30 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office in hiking up to the Big C under the light of the full moon! At the top of this easy hike, you're treated to a breath-taking view of the bay lit up by city light and stars.

This event has reached capacity.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club: To Gain Confidence and Find Your Voice

Meeting | December 1, 2016 – December 7, 2017 the first Thursday of the month every month | 7:30-8:30 a.m. | Au Coquelet Cafe, (backroom)

 2000 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club

Find out how to improve your public speaking skills and build confidence through the Toastmaster.

If you have wanted to improve your communication skills, practice public speaking and leadership, but find it difficult to do on your own, this is the place for you.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday 7:30am - 8:30am every month
Free street parking and close to Downtown Berkeley BART

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Free First Thursday at BAMPFA

Special Event | February 2 – December 7, 2017 the first Thursday of the month every month | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

First Thursdays are a great time to visit BAMPFA. The galleries are free all day and we offer guided exhibition tours.

free admission to the galleries

Professional Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | September 7 | 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.

  Make reservations online

VMware Tech Talk

Information Session | September 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Ray O'Farrell, EVP & CTO, VMWare

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come meet VMware's EVP and CTO, Ray O'Farrell, and learn how VMware is staying competitive and innovative in the tech space. Ray will be highlighting game-changing developments in areas such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, Smart Cities, Augmented Reality, and most importantly, the Internet of Things. We will also be discussing what makes VMware unique from others as a world leader...   More >

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | September 7 – December 7, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-4 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Qualcomm Open Office Hours

Information Session | September 7 | 1-3 p.m. | 380 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

You and mobile technology have something in common. You're both going places that can change the world for the better and help bring the future here faster. And we think Qualcomm is the perfect place for you two to meet.

Fall Info Session -- Lafayette

Information Session | September 7 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Lafayette Library and Learning Center

 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Meet Lafayette faculty and OLLI members and learn about the courses and workshops offered in Lafayette! Includes a free talk by Darren Zook of UC Berkeley.

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 >

Yelp Tech Talk

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Berkeley students - Yelp, in partnership with the Computer Science Undergraduate Association, welcomes you to hear from our engineers and product managers about exciting projects at Yelp. We'd love to chat with you afterward, too!

LOCATION: Wozniak Lounge, Soda Hall

FOOD: Dinner provided from Sol y Luna Taqueria

RAFFLE: We're raffling off an iPad mini - bring your EECS resume to...   More >

Friday, September 8, 2017

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

English Pedagogy Poster Session

Meeting | September 8 | 12-5 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall

 Department of English

Call for Submissions for the Fall English Pedagogy Poster Session

Deadline: Friday, September 8, 2017
Notification: By Friday, September 15
Event Date and Location: Week of September 25, 2017 (TBA), Wheeler Lounge

Generously sponsored by the Daniel E. Koshland, Jr. Chair, the Poster Session is a convivial event in which graduate student instructors present a pedagogical method they've...   More >

Qualcomm Tech Talk: Introduction to Graphics Technology

Information Session | September 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Cory Hall, 540A-B

 Dina McKinney, Senior Director of Engineering, Qualcomm, Inc

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Qualcomm's mobile technology is connecting the world in ways we never thought possible. Have you experienced Virtual Reality yet? Wondered how your cell phone "learns?" Qualcomm's snapdragon processors with Adreno graphics is at the heart of many of these exciting and disruptive new technologies---from mobilizing Virtual Reality to console-class gaming to accelerating high quality image...   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 >

Hands On 9: Artists' Books: Artists' Books as Representations of Resistance

Social Event | September 8 | 4-6 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 210 - Environmental Design Library Atrium

 Library

The Environmental Design Library will have 20 artists' books related to the act of resisting on hand for you to touch, turn pages, and experience. Wine and light refreshments served.

Two Sigma Info-Session

Information Session | September 8 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come learn more about Two Sigma and the company’s work! Meet with their recruiters and learn about the positions they are looking to fill.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Getting to SF: Using BART and the Bus

Information Session | September 9 | 10 a.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

If you're intimidated by the Bay Area's public transportation system, we've got your back! Join us to learn how to master San Francisco's bus and subway system so that you'll be able to get anywhere you need to go in the Bay Area. We will visit the most convenient public transportation hubs and teach you how each one connects to the City. Then, if you're feeling brave, you can make use of them to...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

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 >

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Yoga in the Glade

Special Event | September 10 | 11 a.m. |  Memorial Glade

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Feeling stressed from your first few weeks at school? Come join us for some quality relaxation by doing yoga out in the sun! We will lead you in a half-hour long yoga session--no previous yoga experience is necessary!

Wear comfy clothes, and bring your own yoga mat or towel.

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 >

Botanical Gardens Hike

Social Event | September 10 | 2-4 p.m. | International House, Front Steps

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Take a break and get out in nature for a little bit with this short hike through the beautiful Berkeley Botanical Garden. Whether you're a plant enthusiast or just want to get a little exercise on a sunny Sunday afternoon, we'd love to have you come along!

Monday, September 11, 2017

UCDC Info Session

Information Session | September 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 262 Evans Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC advisor

 Office of Undergraduate Research

UCDC is a program which sends UC juniors and seniors to Washington, D.C. to intern, do research, and take classes for a semester. UCDC students come from all majors, intern three to four days a week, and take two classes which each meet once a week. Students from UC campuses live and take classes at the UC Washington Center, an eleven-story building about six blocks from the White House....   More >

Conversations with the Dean

Miscellaneous | September 11 | 4-5 p.m. | Haviland Hall, 227AA (Library Seminar Room)

 Social Welfare, School of

The Dean will be holding open discussions to which all students, faculty and staff are invited to discuss a variety of issues, concerning the School, the University or social and research issues of concern. Please join us!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Splunk Info-Session

Information Session | September 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Yanpei Chen, ​Senior Product Manager, Splunk

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Launch your career with the leader in Operational Intelligence. Join our Senior Product Manager and Berkeley alum Yanpei Chen for a technical discussion on September 11th from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Wozniak Lounge. Pizza provided along with a resume drop!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 1-3 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Caitlin Green, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Scholar Information Meetings (SIMs)

Orientation | September 12 | 2-4 p.m. | International House, Room location to be posted at entrance to building

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Newly arrived J-1 postdocs, professors, researchers,short-term scholars, and visiting student researchers are required to attend this meeting to validate their arrival in the U.S. Information on immigration regulations, travel, employment, resources for families, health insurance and other practical information will be discussed.

UCDC Info Session

Information Session | September 12 | 5-6 p.m. | 262 Evans Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC advisor

 Office of Undergraduate Research

UCDC is a program which sends UC juniors and seniors to Washington, D.C. to intern, do research, and take classes for a semester. UCDC students come from all majors, intern three to four days a week, and take two classes which each meet once a week. Students from UC campuses live and take classes at the UC Washington Center, an eleven-story building about six blocks from the White House....   More >

Center for Responsible Business Information Session

Information Session | September 12 | 5-5:45 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room (C420)

 Center for Responsible Business

Start the new school year off right; learn why responsible business is our business!

Students: Want to apply to the CRB Student Advisory Board? Interested in taking a class related to human rights & business or want to know what responsible business is? Find out about our events and ways to engage with the CRB at this Info Session. Members of our Student Advisory Board will share their...   More >

In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte: Book talk with David Bacon

Special Event | September 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Large Conference Room

 David Bacon, Activist and photojournalist

 UC Berkeley Labor Center, Center for Latin American Studies, The Oakland Institute, Social Welfare, School of, Pacific Media Workers Local 39521

Please join us for a conversation with activist and photographer David Bacon to talk about his new book, In the fields of the North / En los compos del norte. In this landmark work of photo-journalism, Bacon documents the experiences of some of the hardest-working and most disenfranchised laborers in the country: the farmworkers who are responsible for making California “America’s breadbasket.”...   More >

GM Tech Talk and Info-Session

Information Session | September 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Speaker: John E. Paluch, Director of Autonomous Vehicle Systems, General Motors

Join us for a Tech Talk with John Paluch, Director of Autonomous Vehicle Systems engineering at GM. John will be discussing how GM’s advanced hardware and software systems are designed for use in its self-driving vehicles.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

BCNM Undergraduate Certificate Information Session

Tour/Open House | September 13 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, BCNM Commons (Rm. 340)

Berkeley Center for New Media, Berkeley Center for New Media

 Berkeley Center for New Media

Find out more about the certificate in new media for undergraduates at Cal!

BCNM invites interested undergraduates to join faculty, grads, and current students for a lunch where we'll discuss the exciting courses, fellowships, and mentoring opportunities the undergraduate certificate in new media offers. In the first three years of our program, we've been thrilled to present an...   More >

BJCL General Meeting

Meeting | September 13 | 12:45-1:45 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Law, Boalt School of

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Apple Tech Talk

Information Session | September 13 | 6:30-7:45 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Sri Santhanam, VP of Silicon Engineering, Apple, Inc

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join us for a Tech Talk with Sri Santhanam, Vice President of Silicon Engineering. Sri oversees the design and manufacturing of processor chips for Apple’s mobile product family. By using internal designs, Apple can deliver processors optimized to work with iOS and deliver the highest performance and power efficiency.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | September 7 – December 7, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-4 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

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 >

Board Games and Coffee

Social Event | September 14 | 4:30-7 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join us for an evening of board games at the famous Victory Point Cafe. It costs $5 to play, but then you get access to Victory Point's entire massive board game library for the entire evening.

You can meet us at the cafe at 5 PM, or join us outside the MLK student union at 4:30 PM to head over together. Make sure so sign up in the link below to secure your spot at the game...   More >

UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health Meet and Greet

Social Event | September 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Li Ka Shing Center, 2nd floor lobby

 Center for Global Public Health

A casual reception for the global health community at Cal.

Meraki Info-Session

Information Session | September 14 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Ever wonder how technicians keep the biggest networks running? Want to learn how you can work on the software that makes it happen? Learn more about what Cisco Meraki does at their tech talk! Dinner will be provided.

Cisco Meraki is a cloud managed IT company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Their solutions include wireless, switching, security, EMM, communications, and security...   More >

Ben Shapiro: Say No to Campus Thuggery

Special Event | September 14 | 7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall | Tickets sold out

 Berkeley College Republicans

On September 14th, 2017, the Berkeley College Republicans in conjunction with Young America's Foundation will be presenting Ben Shapiro. Ben Shapiro has written 9 books, is the editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire, and host of the Ben Shapiro Show. Mr. Shapiro will be speaking about leftist political violence, a topic that has engulfed the city of Berkeley and the University of California...   More >

Free

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Friday, September 15, 2017

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 >

ORIAS Graduate Student Speakers Bureau Information Session

Information Session | September 15 | 3:15-4:30 p.m. | 510 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 ORIAS

Attention Graduate Students:

Do you want to share your academic passions while developing vital teaching and public speaking skills? Come learn about the ORIAS Speakers Bureau and how you might share your academic interests with young audiences. Last year's participants collectively addressed almost 1000 students, from middle school to community college.

The ORIAS Speakers Bureau is now...   More >

IBM Info-Session and Demo Day

Information Session | September 15 | 5:30-7:45 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Agenda: Come talk to IBM Engineers!

5:40pm - Introduction & IBM Video
5:50pm - React Demo
6:05pm - Meet a Real-Life IBMer
6:15pm - Jupyter/Hadoop Demo
6:30pm - How to Apply
6:45pm - IBM Q&A
7:00pm - Watson Developer Demo
7:15pm - Networking Game
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What can you do with the power of IBM?

There is no other company like IBM and there...   More >

Saturday, September 16, 2017

FAMILY PROGRAM: California Natives: Plants and People

Miscellaneous | September 16 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Bring the whole family on a guided walk with the Botanical Garden's Education Director through the California collection on our "Indian Trail." At each plant stop, we'll examine (and sometimes try!) replicas of Indian artifacts as we discover the plant knowledge, customs, and skills of California’s earliest peoples. we'll make a cattail cordage bracelet to take home.

$15 Adult, $12 Child, $10 Member Adult, $8 Member Child (must have Family Membership level or above)

  Register online or by calling 510-643-2755, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

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 >

Hindi Diwas (Day) 2017: A Celebration of the Hindi Language

Social Event | September 16 | 2:30-5 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Pranjali Sirasao, Lecturer, Hindi, Department of South and Southeast Asian Languages

 Consulate General of India in San Francisco, Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies

A fun filled afternoon to celebrate the beauty of Hindi Language through poetry, music and student/community performances and poetry recitals.

Exhibition Opening: In-Between Places: Korean American Artists in the Bay Area

Special Event | September 16 | 6-8 p.m. |  Mills College Art Museum

 5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613

 Mills College Art Museum

In-Between Places reveals the reality and complexities of being a Korean artist in America. This exhibition opening will feature new work by Jung Ran Bae, Sohyung Choi, Kay Kang, Miran Lee, Young June Lew, Nicholas Oh, Younhee Paik, and Minji Sohn.

Street by Minji Sohn, 2016

Cal vs. Ole Miss Football Viewing Party

Social Event | September 16 | 7:15-10 p.m. |  The Old Pro

 541 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

 Cal South Bay Young Blues SBYB

Join us at Old Pro as our California Golden Bears take on the Ole Miss Rebels!

  Register online

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Palantir Puzzlehunt

Social Event | September 17 | 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Memorial Glade

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The 2017 Palantir Puzzlehunt, Puzzle, She Wrote, will be held at UC Berkeley. Sign-up below as space is limited. Recommended team size is 4-6 people, lunch and dinner will be provided.

If you've never participated in a puzzlehunt before, no worries as this hunt is geared towards people of all levels. Email us at berkeley-puzzlehunt-2017@palantir.com if you have any questions. Hope to see you...   More >

Salsa Dance Block Party

Social Event | September 17 | 11:45 a.m.-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, outside Cal Student Store

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Are you a veteran salsa dancer? Have you never danced before in your life? No worries--all are welcome at the monthly salsa dance block party! Come dance like no one's watching in the streets of Berkeley.

We will meet at the MLK Student Union just outside the Cal Student Store at 11:45 AM to head down together. Look for the person with the BIO sign! Please RSVP to the link below if you plan to...   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 >

Monday, September 18, 2017

Campuswide Memorial

Memorial | September 18 | 12-1 p.m. | California Hall, Flag pole West of the building

 Chancellor's Office

An annual memorial event to recognize the faculty/academics, staff, students, and emeriti faculty who passed this year. The ceremony includes brief remarks and a reading of those we are remembering, followed by music and spoken word.

McNair Scholars Program Information Session

Information Session | September 18 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 2515 Channing Way (Academic Achievement Program), Suite 11

 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.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Blood Drive

Special Event | September 19 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, East Pauley Ballroom

 Be Well at Work - Wellness Program

Blood Drives at UC Berkeley are sponsored by the American Red Cross (ARC) to provide much needed blood to hospitals throughout the Bay Area.
Blood Drives at UC Berkeley are held once a month. Appointments to donate are encouraged and walk-ins are always welcome. Drives are held at two locations on all dates from 11am-6pm: MLK- Student Union – East Pauley Ballroom and Red Cross Bloodmobile (at...   More >

Google APM Info-Session

Information Session | September 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

RSVP HERE BEFORE THE EVENT: https://goo.gl/5iNpMF
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Come learn about our Associate Product Manager role - a leadership development program that consists of two one-year rotations on different projects. Hear from Cal alumni who know the ins and outs of this exciting program. This session is intended for graduating seniors, but open to juniors who may be interested in a...   More >

Sustainability Involvement Fair

Information Session | September 19 | 12-2 p.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza

 Student Environmental Resource Center

The Expo will showcase campus, student, and local organizations, campaigns, projects, internships, and funding opportunities available for students with sustainability interests. Students interested in sustainability and looking for opportunities for involvement should attend!

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 1-3 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Caitlin Green, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

McNair Scholars Program Application Workshop

Information Session | September 19 | 3-5 p.m. | 2515 Channing Way (Academic Achievement Program), Suite 13

 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.

CMES Student Open House

Reception | September 19 | 5-7 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) for our fall Graduate Student Open House!

  RSVP online by September 18.

CMES Student Open House

Reception | September 19 | 5-7 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) for our fall Graduate Student Open House!

  RSVP online by September 18.

Lyft Info-Session

Information Session | September 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come hear about Lyft's internship and full time positions! We will be having some Berkeley Alums talk about their experiences with growth hacking, software engineering, data science, and data analytics.

There will be time at end for Q&A, resume collection & networking!

Free Sliver/Soda and swag will be provided.