<< April 2019 >>

Monday, April 1, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

SMART Fellowship Info Session

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

 UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

The SMART program funds current UC Berkeley undergraduates to conduct research under the mentorship of a UC Berkeley graduate student. If you are selected as a SMART undergraduate mentee, you will receive a summer stipend in the amount of $3,500 for working 20 hours a week as a researcher over a 10-week period (200 hours of work carried out at times determined with your mentor). The application...   More >

Berkeley Statistics and Machine Learning Forum

Meeting | April 1 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The Berkeley Statistics and Machine Learning Forum meets weekly to discuss current applications across a wide variety of research domains and software methodologies. All interested members of the UC Berkeley and LBL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

EECS/CS Transfer Student Social

Social Event | April 1 | 3-4 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Wozniak Lounge

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

This event will be a great opportunity to socialize with your peers over free food! We will also have some resources available to you at this event, such as a CS Career Counselor and fellow transfer students who can share wisdom about their experiences getting into grad school, finding undergraduate research, etc.

This event is open to all junior transfer students involved with the EECS...   More >

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | January 1, 2019 – January 7, 2020 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed on 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...   More >

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 5 – April 30, 2019 every Tuesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Debbie Jan

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2019 the first Wednesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Discovery Station: Carnivorous Plants

Tour/Open House | April 3 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Discover some of the fascinating and beautiful plants that can eat insects. Get up close with the amazing leaf adaptations as you learn more about them. Free with Garden admission.

Certificate Program in Software Development and Programming Online Information Session

Information Session | April 3 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 Sean Butcher, LL.B., M.B.A.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Advance your technology career with our new software development and programming certificate. It combines theory and practice to give you a balanced mix of knowledge and skills in software development, databases, computer programming and Web development.

  Register online

Guided Tours: Hans Hofmann

Tour/Open House | April 3 | 12:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with guided tours on selected Wednesdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 2 – December 4, 2019 the first Wednesday of the month every month | 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

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but...   More >

International Student Drop-In Career Advising

Meeting | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor

 Career Center

Students sign up on site for a 15-minute appointment. First come, first served.

These drop-in appointments can be helpful for your quick questions on the following topics:

-Resume/Cover Letter Critique
-Job or Internship Search
-Networking
-Career Fair Preparation
-Interview Preparation
-Graduate/Professional Program Application
-Others

Berkeley Grad Slam: Grad Students Present 3-Minute Talks on their Research

Special Event | April 3 | 3-5:30 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Graduate Division, University of California Office of the President

Grad Slam is a showcase for graduate student research for a general audience in three-minute talks. Think mini-Ted Talks. The Berkeley finalists compete in this preliminary round on the UC Berkeley campus. Prizes are awarded at each stage of the selection process. The winner from the UC Berkeley Grad Slam will compete in the UC-wide competition on May 10, 2019 in San Francisco!

SMART Fellowship Info Session

Information Session | April 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

The SMART program funds current UC Berkeley undergraduates to conduct research under the mentorship of a UC Berkeley graduate student. If you are selected as a SMART undergraduate mentee, you will receive a summer stipend in the amount of $3,500 for working 20 hours a week as a researcher over a 10-week period (200 hours of work carried out at times determined with your mentor). The application...   More >

The Human Computer in the Stone Age: Technology, Prehistory, and the Redefinition of the Human after World War II

Special Event | April 3 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Stefanos Geroulanos, New York University

 Center for New Media

About Stefanos Geroulanos
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Stefanos Geroulanos is Professor of History at New York University. He is the author of Transparency in Postwar France (2017), co-author of The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War (2018), and co-editor of The Scaffolding of Sovereignty (2017). He is also a Co-Executive Editor of the Journal of the History of...   More >

Swahili Table

Social Event | January 23 – May 8, 2019 every Wednesday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Elizabeth Resor

 Center for African Studies

Every Wednesdays speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company (don't worry- beverage/food purchases are NOT required). And of course, Swahili speaking...   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.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Study Abroad Office Hours at Educational Opportunity Program

Information Session | February 14 – May 9, 2019 every Thursday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Educational Opportunity Program- MLK BNorth CE3

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at Educational Opportunity Program on Thursdays from 10 am-noon this spring to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!

Sign-up on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.

Mindful Awareness Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | February 21 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students. You are invited to drop in at noon any Thursday.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 7 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 1-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Michael Sholinbeck

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.
NOTE: On Feb. 14: 2:15-3pm only

Guided Tours: Hans Hofmann

Tour/Open House | April 4 | 1:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with guided tours on selected Wednesdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays.

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

Spring 2019 LEP Global Book Club: The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

Meeting | March 14 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday with exceptions | 5-6 p.m. | 110 César E. Chávez Student Center

 SLC Language Exchange Program, UC Berkeley Student Learning Center

You're invited to join the Spring 2019 LEP Global Book Club! This semester, we will be reading The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. Edited by Cal grad and Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, this book features the works of refugee writers from around the world. Engaging with their stories provides intimate insight into the realities faced by millions of people in...   More >

  RSVP online

Graduate Student Happy Hour!

Social Event | April 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Eshleman Hall, Bear's Lair Tavern

 Graduate Assembly

Bear's Lair Tavern is where it's at for the monthly Graduate Student Happy Hour! Open to ALL Graduate Students! Free nosh (supplies may be limited) and drink specials.

Curator's Circle: Wine and Walkthrough of the Goodman Belco Photography Collection

Special Event | April 4 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Please join us to celebrate the extraordinary gift of a major photography collection donated to BAMPFA by William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. We will start in Babette cafe with a reception and toast to Bill and Victoria, followed by a tour of the remarkable exhibition Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman & Victoria Belco Photography...   More >

Friday, April 5, 2019

Visit Day for Admitted Students

Special Event | April 5 |  2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership)

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Visit the UC Berkeley campus, learn more about the Master of Engineering Program, and meet with current students, staff, and faculty. You will also experience a taste of the engineering leadership case discussion as well as learn about our career services!

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | April 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The 'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum is a forum for open inquiry and discussion about a wide range of recurring data science fundamentals, including information, uncertainty, entropy, bits, probability, machine learning, generalization, and others. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | April 5 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  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

Saturday, April 6, 2019

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 >

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Colloquium: Ethics of Care: Reflections on Blackness, Art, and the Institution

Special Event | April 6 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Anticipating the exhibition About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging, this program aims for critical engagement around questions of belonging, curatorial possibilities, and the role of institutions. Coming together to discuss these issues are Bridget R. Cooks, Erica Deeman, Mildred Howard, and Naima Keith.

Bridget R. Cooks will contribute insights from her influential publication Exhibiting...   More >

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

Film to Table: Detour

Special Event | April 6 | 7:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Following the 6 PM screening of Edgar G. Ulmer's 1945 noir road trip, join your fellow filmgoers for a scrumptious meal, prepared and served by Babette chefs Joan and Patrick. Film and dinner require separate ticket purchase.

Has anyone in films since Peter Lorre had worse luck, or worse judgment, than Detour's Al Roberts (Tom Neal)? But that’s the fun of this bitter, brittle noir that emerges...   More >

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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

Guided Tours: Hans Hofmann

Tour/Open House | April 7 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with guided tours on selected Wednesdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Beyond academic data science: a workshop/dinner event for underrepresented undergraduates

Special Event | April 8 | 3:30-8 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

This event is being designed to provide support and community for underrepresented undergraduates involved in data science research at UC Berkeley, and to introduce campus resources for navigating and thriving in Berkeley’s active data science community.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Study Abroad Infosession

Information Session | April 9 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Wozniak Lounge

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come learn about general study abroad information including financial aid questions. Plus, learn how you could have classes count for your EECS/CS major or minor! And...snacks! 🌮🌯😍   More >

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.

Conversation on Parks, Conservation, and Your Career

Special Event | April 9 | 1-2 p.m. | 139 Mulford Hall

 Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity; Patrick Gonzalez, Principal Climate Change Specialist, National Park Service; Sarah Allen, Science Program Leader, National Park Service

 California Outdoor Engagement Coalition

The Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity is excited to announce an opportunity for students to join Jon Jarvis, Sarah Allen, and Patrick Gonzalez for a monthly one hour event where they can ask questions and seek advice about the National Park Service, climate change, careers, conservation, and much more. Students can learn more and RSVP here. Space is limited, you must RSVP to attend...   More >

  RSVP online or or by emailing Rhonie Roggers at rhoniedee1993@berkeley.edu by April 8.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 5 – April 30, 2019 every Tuesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Debbie Jan

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.

Terra Infirma: Critical Studies of Land and Housing

Meeting | April 9 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 370 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

TUE, APR 9, 5:30pm. Join the conversation on housing and land rights with colleagues and invited guests! Coordinated by Laura Belik, PhD Architecture &amp; Robert Stahl, PhD Anthropology.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Class Pass Forum

Social Event | April 10 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  (AC Transit Bus on) Dwinelle Plaza

 Easy Pass AC Transit, UC Berkeley Parking & Transportation Department

Engage with AC Transit System and play Transit Trivia, Plinko, Raffle Wheel, and win cool prizes! Sign a “thank you” banner and take some selfies at the photo station while you’re there too.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Certificate Program in Data Science and Professional Program in Data Analysis Online Information Session

Information Session | April 10 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 Sean Butcher, LL.B., M.B.A.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain the skills to collect, process, analyze and interpret data to create actionable insights. Learn how to leverage machine learning, statistics, data mining and big data to develop new strategies that support decision making in a variety of fields.

  Make reservations online

Gallery Talk: Matthew Coleman on Hans Hofmann

Tour/Open House | April 10 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this exhibition walk-through, BAMPFA Curatorial Assistant Matthew Coleman will trace motifs in Hofmann’s work from his early studio days to his later, large-scale abstract paintings.

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but...   More >

International Student Drop-In Career Advising

Meeting | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor

 Career Center

Students sign up on site for a 15-minute appointment. First come, first served.

These drop-in appointments can be helpful for your quick questions on the following topics:

-Resume/Cover Letter Critique
-Job or Internship Search
-Networking
-Career Fair Preparation
-Interview Preparation
-Graduate/Professional Program Application
-Others

Swahili Table

Social Event | January 23 – May 8, 2019 every Wednesday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Elizabeth Resor

 Center for African Studies

Every Wednesdays speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company (don't worry- beverage/food purchases are NOT required). And of course, Swahili speaking...   More >

Community Meal

Social Event | April 10 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Hillel

 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley Food Institute, Berkeley Hillel, UC Berkeley Food Pantry, Challah for Hunger, ASUC Office of Justin Greenwald

Join your campus community on April 10th from 6:00-7:30 PM for a FREE, delicious, shared meal! All you need is to bring your Cal ID and be ready to eat.

This meal is centered around bridging different campus communities, sharing conversations about our food experiences, and gaining access to food-security resources. The meal course will take place from 6:00-6:45 PM. From...   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.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Study Abroad Office Hours at Educational Opportunity Program

Information Session | February 14 – May 9, 2019 every Thursday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Educational Opportunity Program- MLK BNorth CE3

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at Educational Opportunity Program on Thursdays from 10 am-noon this spring to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!

Sign-up on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.

Cool Campus Festival

Social Event | April 11 | 12-3 p.m. |  Campanile Esplanade

 Cool Campus Challenge

Join your fellow Golden Bears on the Campanile Esplanade to celebrate the Cool Campus Challenge! Come celebrate with sustainable booths, fun activities, music, and a MANGONADA FOOD TRUCK!!

Mindful Awareness Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | February 21 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students. You are invited to drop in at noon any Thursday.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 7 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 1-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Michael Sholinbeck

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.
NOTE: On Feb. 14: 2:15-3pm only

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

Spring 2019 LEP Global Book Club: The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

Meeting | March 14 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday with exceptions | 5-6 p.m. | 110 César E. Chávez Student Center

 SLC Language Exchange Program, UC Berkeley Student Learning Center

You're invited to join the Spring 2019 LEP Global Book Club! This semester, we will be reading The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. Edited by Cal grad and Pulitzer Prize-Winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, this book features the works of refugee writers from around the world. Engaging with their stories provides intimate insight into the realities faced by millions of people in...   More >

  RSVP online

Friday, April 12, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Berkeley Dances Revelations: Flash Mob Workshop with dancers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Social Event | April 12 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza

 Cal Performances

Take part in the fourth annual "Berkeley Dances Revelations" flash mob performance. In the first of three session options (for workshops at 10:45am and 11:30am, see listings below), learn choreography from the "Wade in Water" section of Alvin Ailey's Revelations, led by dancer Hope Boykin and other company members, then join the performance on Lower Sproul Plaza at 12:30pm.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program Online Information Session

Information Session | April 12 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Richard Louie, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this specialized program—with online and classroom courses available—can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and help prepare you academically for application to certified CLS training programs.

  Register online

Berkeley Dances Revelations: Flash Mob with dancers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Social Event | April 12 | 12:30 p.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza

 Cal Performances

Take part in the fourth annual "Berkeley Dances Revelations" flash mob performance. In the first of three session options (for workshops at 10:45am and 11:30am, see listings below), learn choreography from the "Wade in Water" section of Alvin Ailey's Revelations, led by dancer Hope Boykin and other company members, then join the performance on Lower Sproul Plaza at 12:30pm.

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

"The Beauty of Indigenous Power" Opening Reception

Reception | April 12 | 4-6 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Shung Ye Museum, http://www.museum.org.tw/symm_en/index.htm

Ayi-yanga, http://tifa.npac-ntch.org/2016/en/music/ayi-yanga/

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

The Hearst Museum and the Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines will be hosting a poster exhibit this Spring and Summer celebrating the indigenous cultures of Taiwan. Please join us for our opening reception highlighted by a live performance from Ayi-yanga, an indigenous performance group from Taiwan who will be sharing music from the Paiwan and Bunun tribes.

  RSVP online

How to Be an Effective Female Founder

Information Session | April 12 | 6-8 p.m. | Hearst Memorial Mining Building, 290 HMMB

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

For SWE Startup Spring at Berkeley, we are organizing a two-part series on Women Entrepreneurs. You are welcome to come to both or either event!

Our first event is April 18th, 6-8pm at 290 HMMB, How to be an Effective Female Founder?

Do you want to know how to become an effective female founder? Come listen to panelists Caroline Winnett, Executive Director at SkyDeck, Maria Artunduaga, CEO...   More >

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Cal Day: with UC Berkeley Music

Special Event | April 13 |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

9:30am - 3pm
Morrison 250
Instrument Petting Zoo

10am - 11am
Hertz Hall
University Baroque Ensemble
Christine Brandes, director

10am - 11am
Morrison 125
Piano Recital

12:15pm - 1:45pm
Hertz Hall
University Chamber Orchestra
Jennifer Huang, conductor

1:15 - 2pm
Breezeway, Morrison
Celli

1:30-2
Chamber Music
Morrison 125

2pm - 3pm
Morrison, Gamelan Room...   More >

Cal Day with the College of Natural Resources

Social Event | April 13 |  Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 College of Natural Resources

Welcome to UC Berkeley! Cal Day is an all-day event packed with programs, resources, events, and groups and organizations representing various aspects of our campus's rich culture and community. The College of Natural Resources will have activities focused around the many opportunities that prospective CNR students can look forward to upon being admitted into our college.

Cal Day

Special Event | April 13 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

UC Berkeley throws open its doors and offers over 300 lectures, tours, performances, demonstrations and discussions. Many events are tailored for kids & families, prospective students, and the just plain curious. Come experience a day in the life of UC Berkeley!

All events free, all ages welcome, campus wide.

CalDay: Division of Data Sciences Events

Special Event | April 13 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Throughout campus.

 Data Sciences

The Division has an exciting lineup of events for CalDay, including panel discussions on the new major and data science research and discovery across campus. Stop by to meet data science students, faculty, researchers and staff!

Data Science Information Table
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM
Location: Information Marketplace

Data Science Major Information Session
Time: 11 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 10...   More >

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Join CITRIS Invention Lab on Cal Day!

Tour/Open House | April 13 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Invention Lab

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Join us for UC Berkeley's annul open house event. We have two activities planned for the day:

Activity 1: Outside of Yali's Cafe, we will have a large-scale, interactive marble run constructed completely out of cardboard and dowels that can be modified and tested to illustrate the principles of rapid prototyping, testing and the wide range usefulness of recycled materials.

Activity 2: At...   More >

Cal Day at the Hall

Special Event | April 13 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join us on for Cal Day, UC Berkeley’s annual open house! In addition to our normal exhibits, we'll have exciting activities, presentations, and more!

Free admission.

Cal Day 2019 at Jacobs Hall

Special Event | April 13 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Jacobs Hall offers Berkeley students the tools and knowledge to design the future--from an interdisciplinary design curriculum to a maker space open to the entire campus community. Join us at our annual Cal Day open house to learn about student work on topics from biodesign to health and catch live demonstrations of our 3D printers, laser cutters, and more.

Cal Day with Berkeley English

Holiday | April 13 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

 Amanda Goldstein, Associate Professor, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Spend a day back in the Berkeley English classroom!

This year, for UC Berkeley's annual open house - CalDay 2019 - we here at the English Department are taking the opportunity to invite you, our alumni, back into the intellectual community of the department. We’ve put together a full day of events designed to immerse you in the experience of what it’s like to study English at Cal today, and we...   More >

Cal Cafe at Cal Day

Special Event | April 13 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Cal Day's newly-admitted students, families, and guests will enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages at Alumni House from 11 am - 4 pm.

Cal Day at International House: Beats, Brunch, and Tours

Social Event | April 13 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. |  International House

 International House

Join us for Beats, Brunch, and Tours at I-House!
In celebration of Cal Day, get a glimpse of the International House experience.

Enjoy international fare at our premier Dining Commons, have global conversations as I-House residents share their unique talents with live performances.
Brunch Visitors/Community: $15 I-House Alumni: $13*
*Visit the I-House alumni table to receive an alumni...   More >

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

CASA Coffee Chats

Special Event | April 13 | 2-4 p.m. |  Passione Caffe

 91 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Alumni Student Association (CASA)

Distinguished Cal alumni can sign up to mentor current Cal students during Coffee Chats with CASA! This year’s coffee chats will occur monthly on Saturdays at PiQ Bakery, which is located across from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.

Each coffee chat will take place in a group setting, allowing 2-3 students to speak with 1 alumni for 1 hour.

Coffee will be provided. Dress code is casual.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

LRLJ Volume 30 Planning and 3L Farewell

Meeting | April 14 |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 La Raza Law Journal

LRLJ will host this annual brunch event as a time for the outgoing and ingoing board members to plan for next year's upcoming publication and schedule, fall recruitment and retention of people interested in Latinx scholarship, and law school success and retention programming for members. We will also provide time for graduating 3L's to share their wisdom with next year's members and provide...   More >

Overnight Stay Program

Special Event | April 14 |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Student Association (CASA)

In it's 27th year, OSP will be larger than ever with 600 students and 200 parents. We believe that this is an important time in the student life cycle and a great way to reach a large number of students and demonstrate the value of the alumni community and CAA.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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

Monday, April 15, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Flower Pots in the Sun

Social Event | April 15 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. |  Sproul Plaza

 Cool Campus Challenge Team

Stop by and learn how to participate in Cool Campus Challenge while painting a pot and taking home a plant!

Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | April 15 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension’s Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies</a> is a comprehensive, accelerated course of study that is designed by paralegals for paralegals and taught by practicing attorneys.

  Register online

Berkeley Statistics and Machine Learning Forum

Meeting | April 15 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The Berkeley Statistics and Machine Learning Forum meets weekly to discuss current applications across a wide variety of research domains and software methodologies. All interested members of the UC Berkeley and LBL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | April 16 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register 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.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 5 – April 30, 2019 every Tuesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Debbie Jan

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.

Data Science Enrollment Advising Night

Special Event | April 16 | 6-8 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Data Sciences

Join us for our semesterly course enrollment night organized by the Data Science Peer Advisors! The Data Science Peer Advisors will be presenting tips and advice about signing up for Data Science related classes. This includes information about required classes in the Data Science Major, which classes we recommend, and when to sign up for classes.

Opening Reception and Artist's Talk for The Art of David Lance Goines

Special Event | April 16 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a reception in our Julia Morgan Hall celebrating the life and work of legendary Berkeley artist David Lance Goines. We will be unveiling and selling the poster he designed for the Garden’s 125th anniversary. Enjoy light refreshments and wine with an opportunity to meet the artist.

$25 / $20 UCBG Members

  Register online