<< June 2019 >>

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Hard Songs conference

Conference/Symposium | June 1 | 250 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

“Artifice and complexity” is the phrase commonly used to characterize the aesthetic world cultivated by fifteenth-century composers. Their music employs dense contrapuntal structures, extensive intertextuality, and elaborate transformations like retrograde and mensuration canons. Viewed from the vantage point of the sixteenth century (following the advent of music printing and the religious...   More >

The Global Rise of National Populism: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | May 31 – June 1, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 Shane Carter

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

News of the past few years has increasingly featured accounts of rising national populism in the form of public demonstrations, rhetoric, political leadership, public rhetoric, and more. To examine this global phenomenon, the 2019 Summer Institute for Community College Instructors pivots away from a World History focus toward Global Studies.

 This event is for community college teachers and AP-level high school teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 11.

NGSS: Investigating Materials with Light

Seminar | June 1 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

At this NGSS-aligned workshop, teachers will build expertise in 3D classroom instruction and make connections to real-world science applications. Using classroom activities and the newly released Microscopes of Tomorrow app, we will connect NGSS concepts and practices to the work of imaging scientists in the STROBE research center.

Seminar participants will receive:
Breakfast & lunch at the...   More >

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online by May 15.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Family Workshop: Yarn Paintings

Workshop | June 2 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Join this month’s Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Create your own work of art inspired by nierikas, or yarn paintings, and learn about their rich history. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.

  RSVP online

Monday, June 3, 2019

Data Science Pedagogy and Practice: A Short Summer Workshop

Workshop | June 3 – 5, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice. This workshop (June 3-5, with 1-on-1 curriculum building meetings on June 6) will cover some of the computational and statistical concepts that students learn in the Foundations of Data Science class (Data 8) through hands-on analysis of real-world data.

Adobe Augmented Reality Design Makers Panel

Panel Discussion | June 3 | 6:30-9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 David Montero, UX Lead, Augmented Reality, Adobe, Adobe; Stefanie Hutka, Experience Researcher, Adobe

 Sheng Huang, Head of Business Operations & Partnerships, Sturfee

 UC Berkeley Extension

Ready for another deep dive into the world of Augmented Reality? Join us on June 3 at 6:30pm - UC Berkeley Extension - Campus of San Francisco for an Adobe Augmented Reality Design Makers Panel!

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Neotropical Woody Vines

Seminar | June 4 | Barrows Hall, Radio Broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Joyce Chery, PhD, Department of Integrative Biology; Ashley Smiley, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in for another episode of The Graduates as we speak with Joyce Chery about her work studying neotropical woody vines, the lianas; cellular composition of woody vines vs. trees; stem anatomy and morphology; and the phylogenetic framework of the lianas. In the interview, Joyce talks about her transition from art to science and vice versa, the meticulous work of histology, her process of...   More >

Joyce Chery

Data Science Pedagogy and Practice: A Short Summer Workshop

Workshop | June 3 – 5, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice. This workshop (June 3-5, with 1-on-1 curriculum building meetings on June 6) will cover some of the computational and statistical concepts that students learn in the Foundations of Data Science class (Data 8) through hands-on analysis of real-world data.

Growing as a Coach: BPM 206

Workshop | June 4 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Inette Dishler; Ying Kuah

 Human Resources

The content provides the fundamental tools and techniques to coach others and give effective feedback to enable employees to do their best work and develop themselves for the future.

Webnet: Let's Talk!

Workshop | June 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 303 Doe Library

 Open Discussion and Q&A Forum

 Director of Staff Learning and Development

Join your Webnet colleagues for a friendly and casual chat and Q & A about whatever is on your webbing mind.

Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. Please keep it enclosed in a bag until you reach 303 Doe Library.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Data Science Pedagogy and Practice: A Short Summer Workshop

Workshop | June 3 – 5, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, 117 Dwinelle Hall

 Data Sciences

Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice. This workshop (June 3-5, with 1-on-1 curriculum building meetings on June 6) will cover some of the computational and statistical concepts that students learn in the Foundations of Data Science class (Data 8) through hands-on analysis of real-world data.

Simons Institute Workshop — Wrong at the Root: Racial Bias and the Tension Between Numbers and Words in Non-Internet Data

Workshop | June 5 – 7, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)

 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

Artificially intelligent systems extrapolate from historical training data. While the training process is robust to “noisy” data, systematically biased data will inexorably lead to biased systems. The emerging field of algorithmic fairness seeks interventions to blunt the downstream effects of data bias. Initial work has focused on classification and prediction algorithms.

This cross-cutting...   More >

Free

  Register online

Catalytic Enantioselective Redox-Neutral Processes for Efficient Chemical Synthesis

Seminar | June 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Prof. Yu Zhao, National University of Singapore

 College of Chemistry

The development of economical and selective catalytic methods are vital to sustainable chemical synthesis. My group at National University of Singapore focuses on the identification of catalytic enantioselective redox-neutral transformations to access valuable chiral building blocks in organic synthesis. Such methods have the significant advantage of circumventing the redundant...   More >

Caregiver Challenges: Memory Loss and Resistance (BEUHS142)

Workshop | June 5 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including caring for an elder with memory loss and caring for an elder who resists help. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources provided.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Simons Institute Workshop — Wrong at the Root: Racial Bias and the Tension Between Numbers and Words in Non-Internet Data

Workshop | June 5 – 7, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)

 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

Artificially intelligent systems extrapolate from historical training data. While the training process is robust to “noisy” data, systematically biased data will inexorably lead to biased systems. The emerging field of algorithmic fairness seeks interventions to blunt the downstream effects of data bias. Initial work has focused on classification and prediction algorithms.

This cross-cutting...   More >

Free

  Register online

Friday, June 7, 2019

Simons Institute Workshop — Wrong at the Root: Racial Bias and the Tension Between Numbers and Words in Non-Internet Data

Workshop | June 5 – 7, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)

 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

Artificially intelligent systems extrapolate from historical training data. While the training process is robust to “noisy” data, systematically biased data will inexorably lead to biased systems. The emerging field of algorithmic fairness seeks interventions to blunt the downstream effects of data bias. Initial work has focused on classification and prediction algorithms.

This cross-cutting...   More >

Free

  Register online

Immigration Reform in Californian Agriculture and the Tech Industry

Conference/Symposium | June 7 | 9:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room

 Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

The workshop aims to discuss the consequences of both labor shortages and immigration policies in Californian agriculture and the tech industry. Particular attention will be paid to the H2A and H1B guest worker programs and their consequences for employers, employees and the industries more broadly. The workshop seeks to identify policies that benefit all stakeholders.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Global Pitch Event 2019

Presentation | June 9 | 6-9:30 p.m. |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 AnnaLise Hoopes, Founder, The Changemaker Project

 The Changemaker Project, David Brower Center

The Changemaker Project's second annual Global Pitch event occurs at 6:00pm Sunday June 9th. Teams from 15 (!) countries this year will present their solutions to social and environmental problems. Enjoy free vegan food and a silent auction as you witness inspiring youth action.

$12.00 Ticket Price, $7.00 Ticket Price using UCBERKELEY Promo Code

  Tickets go on sale June 5. Buy tickets online

Global Pitch 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | June 10 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Metabolic action of Rho-kinase in periphery and brain

Seminar | June 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Young Bum Kim, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

June Open Berkeley Site Builder Training

Workshop | June 11 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building

 2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Information Services and Technology (IST)

Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Peer 150 General Counsel Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Law, Boalt School of, Peer 150

The GC Institute is an executive level program designed for high potential legal executives looking to develop and enhance their leadership skills. We are unique in that we focus specifically on legal leadership challenges, rather than technology, sales or general leadership as do many other programs. Our sessions are taught and facilitated by Fortune 1000 General Counsel and UC Berkeley faculty...   More >

Why Do Line Drawings Work?

Seminar | June 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Aaron Hertzmann, Adobe Research

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

A long-standing puzzle in perception is the question: why is it so easy for us to understand shape in line drawings, even though they do not correspond to any real-world percept? Past theories have been unsatisfactory, for example, hypothesizing that line drawings are a culturally-specific learned language, or that line drawings “trick” V1 into treating lines as step edges at object contours. I...   More >

Microsoft Excel Linking and Referencing Calculations: Betec033

Workshop | June 12 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Keith Samsell

 Human Resources

This course details the process of establishing links between data sources using manual and automated methods. Emphasis is placed on supplemental referencing syntax to establish and manage calculation links.

Learning Objectives
* Leverage Structured Reference syntax for Table objects.
* Utilize Relative and Absolute referencing syntax to effectively replicate calculations.
* Link cell...   More >

Special Seminar: A Strengthened Gromov-Bishop inequality

Seminar | June 12 | 2:10-3 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

 Michael Freedman, Microsoft and UCSB

 Department of Mathematics

I’ll discuss a spin-off from joint work with Stanford physicists: Lenny Susskind and Adam Brown. We find an upper bound on the volume of balls in a Riemannian manifold $X$ somewhat stronger (i.e. smaller) than that obtained by comparing to the hyperbolic space of equal dimension and Ricci quadratic from agreeing with the minimum value achieved on $X$. The new idea is a method, “coefficient...   More >

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Taking Disciplinary Action: BPM106

Workshop | June 13 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Bianca Bowman-Waugh; Julie Hoxie

 Human Resources

The content provides the information and skills needed to more confidently deal with unacceptable employee behavior and performance.

Peer 150 General Counsel Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Law, Boalt School of, Peer 150

The GC Institute is an executive level program designed for high potential legal executives looking to develop and enhance their leadership skills. We are unique in that we focus specifically on legal leadership challenges, rather than technology, sales or general leadership as do many other programs. Our sessions are taught and facilitated by Fortune 1000 General Counsel and UC Berkeley faculty...   More >

Artistic Literacy Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 13 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

If you believe the arts matter, that everyone deserves meaningful access to the arts, and that the arts belong to all of us, then you belong at this summer's inaugural Artistic Literacy Institute.

Over the course of our three days, we will introduce and explore artistic literacy as a framework and a methodology. From plenary discussions about core values and strategies to immersive arts...   More >

$0 free

  Registration opens May 6. Register online by June 13.

East Bay Science Cafe - Building New Elements: Beyond the Periodic Table

Presentation | June 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Cafe Leila

 1724 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702

 Jacklyn Gates, Group Leader of the Heavy Element Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

 Science@Cal

Like modern day and much more scientific alchemists, nuclear chemists work to construct elements that don’t exist on earth but may reside on proton-packed Islands of Stability off the far end of the periodic table, where these new heaviest elements could be long lived. Learn how six new elements were added to the periodic table in the last seven years, and the techniques scientists use to...   More >

Berkeley Lab Scientists Jackie Gates, left, and Kenneth Gregorich work on FIONA, a new device at the Lab’s 88-Inch Cyclotron. (Credit: Marilyn Chung/Berkeley Lab)

Friday, June 14, 2019

Artistic Literacy Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 14 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

If you believe the arts matter, that everyone deserves meaningful access to the arts, and that the arts belong to all of us, then you belong at this summer's inaugural Artistic Literacy Institute.

Over the course of our three days, we will introduce and explore artistic literacy as a framework and a methodology. From plenary discussions about core values and strategies to immersive arts...   More >

$0 free

  Registration opens May 6. Register online by June 13.

A European network to foster organic food systems, cultivated diversity and multi-actor/transdisciplinary research

Seminar | June 14 | 2-4 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Hall Lounge

 Véronique Chable, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, France

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Véronique Chable (INRA) will present more than ten years of projects based on multi-actor/transdisciplinary research. The aim is to foster the diversity of cultivated plants and to increase their performance, resilience and quality, developing adapted diversity management/plant breeding for organic food systems in the context of complex seed systems in Europe.

CBE PhD career panel + mixer

Panel Discussion | June 14 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Graduate Assembly

A panel featuring PhD graduates from our department to discuss careers available to grad students post-PhD. This event is run by the Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Committee, GSAC, and is sponsored by the UCB Graduate Assembly.

Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456...   More >

Saturday, June 15, 2019

B-BAY Middle School Entrepreneurship Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | June 15 |  Haas School of Business

 Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the Middle School Entrepreneurship session from June 15, 2019 through June 29, 2019.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

 rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online or by calling Olive Davis at 510-643-0923, or by emailing Olive Davis at omdavis@haas.berkeley.edu by April 30.

Artistic Literacy Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 15 | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

If you believe the arts matter, that everyone deserves meaningful access to the arts, and that the arts belong to all of us, then you belong at this summer's inaugural Artistic Literacy Institute.

Over the course of our three days, we will introduce and explore artistic literacy as a framework and a methodology. From plenary discussions about core values and strategies to immersive arts...   More >

$0 free

  Registration opens May 6. Register online by June 13.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Family Day at the Garden: Bug Day!

Workshop | June 16 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley presents “Bug Day”, a family-friendly interactive event that explores the world of insects. From plant-eating bugs to bug-eating plants, “good bugs” and “bad bugs,” insects that travel through water, soil or air, the beautiful and the bizarre, there is so much to discover.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Spanish-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT): 2-Day Summer Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

Join CRLP at UC Berkeley this summer for a two-day institute designed to effectively promote Spanish-to-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT) primarily for dual immersion teachers and schools. SEBT offers an approach for teaching English reading foundational skills through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction (K-5).

Building Trust: BPM 210

Workshop | June 18 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Inette Dishler; Terrie Moore

 Human Resources

Trust is at the heart of every relationship, and it’s especially critical in the workplace. In fact, the primary factor affecting employee turnover is whether or not a trusting relationship was developed between the manager and the employee. This workshop teaches how to build trust to increase engagement, creativity, and commitment.

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Fire Management

Seminar | June 18 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Jameson Karns, PhD candidate, Department of History; Andrew Saintsing, PhD student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Jameson Karns is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on North American land management agencies and their impact on the environment. In the interview he discusses the development of fire management practices in California from precolonial times to the present day, and he explains his personal connection to firefighting.

Jameson Karns

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Talk Mobility Now!

Panel Discussion | June 18 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 Aditya Srinivasan, General Manager, North America, Innoviz Technologies; Christian Umbach, Co-founder and CEO, Xapix

 Mario Henrique Cruz Torres, Co-founder and CEO, IVEX

 UC Berkeley Extension

We are thrilled and honored to host the 13th edition of “Talk Mobility Now,” organized by CarVi! If you want to be updated on the latest innovations, meet enthusiasts and like-minded professionals, and share your knowledge about Autonomous Cars, join us on June 18 at 6:30 pm at UC Berkeley Extension's San Francisco Center.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Spanish-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT): 2-Day Summer Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

Join CRLP at UC Berkeley this summer for a two-day institute designed to effectively promote Spanish-to-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT) primarily for dual immersion teachers and schools. SEBT offers an approach for teaching English reading foundational skills through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction (K-5).

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Communicating with Impact: BPM202

Workshop | June 19 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Shirley Giraldo; Kathy Mendonca

 Human Resources

The content covers fundamental tools and techniques to communicate effectively with your team, colleagues, manager, and other across the organization.

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Colloidal Heat Engines: Extracting Work from Bacterial Activity and Non-conservative Forces

Seminar | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Ajay K. Sood, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science

 College of Chemistry

Abstract: Artificial microscale heat engines are prototypical models to explore the mechanisms of energy transduction in a fluctuation dominated regime. This talk will first discuss our experiments to realize a micrometer sized active Sterling heat engine operating between two nonequilibrium reservoirs with different activities of the bacteria. At high activities of bacteria, the efficiency of...   More >

Colloidal Heat Engines: Extracting Work from Bacterial Activity and Non-conservative Forces

Seminar | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Professor Ajay K. Sood, Indian Institute of Science

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Artificial microscale heat engines are prototypical models to explore the mechanisms of energy transduction in a fluctuation dominated regime. This talk will first discuss our experiments to realize a micrometer sized active Sterling heat engine operating between two nonequilibrium reservoirs with different activities of the bacteria. At high activities of bacteria, the efficiency of our heat...   More >

The Human Side of Judging

Conference/Symposium | June 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Booth Auditorium, Room 175

 Senior District Judge Charles R. Breyer, Northern District of California; Justice Eva Guzman, Supreme Court of Texas; Jeremy D. Fogel, Executive Director of the Berkeley Judicial Institute and former United States District Judge, Northern District of California; Carlos R. Moreno, Former Associate Justice, California Supreme Court

 Michael Lewis, Author of ‘The Fifth Risk’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘The Blind Side’ and ‘Moneyball’; Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center

 Deanell Reece Tacha, Former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and former Dean, Pepperdine Law School

 Berkeley Judicial Institute, Berkeley Law

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Booth Auditorium, Room 175, Berkeley Law School

RSVP by June 18: https://berkeleylaw.wufoo.com/forms/the-human-side-of-judging/

Live Stream: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/live-stream-the-human-side-of-judging/

How do judges manage the personal challenges that their role often requires them to face, including chronic stress, exposure to...   More >

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | June 20 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

National Security and Foreign Relations with North Korea: A South Korean Perspective

Panel Discussion | June 20 | 3:30-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library | Note change in time and location

 Chung-in Moon; Ihk-pyo Hong; Jae-jung Lee; Jong Dae Kim; Sung-Hwan Kim; Sun-sook Park; Jaeho Hwang

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), East Asia Foundation, The Asia Foundation

A bipartisan delegation of members of South Korea’s 20th National Assembly, led by special advisor to the ROK President Chung-in Moon and former South Korean foreign minister Sung-Hwan Kim, will discuss South Korea’s current stance on national security and foreign relations in relation to North Korea. This event will be held primarily in Korean with consecutive English interpretation.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | June 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Monday, June 24, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

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

 Data Sciences

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

Can Litigation be a Tool to Reduce Gun Violence?

Conference/Symposium | June 24 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Hillel

 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA

 Nancy Donovan, Berkeley Law

 Law, Boalt School of

Bringing together civil justice practitioners and scholars, this program seeks to create a better understanding of gun violence litigation and share results of recent research and strategies to reduce gun violence injuries.

Can Litigation Be a Tool for Reducing Gun Violence?

Conference/Symposium | June 24 | 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. |  Hillel

 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Civil Justice Research Initiative

The program brings together civil justice practitioners and scholars from different disciplines to better understand gun violence litigation, share results of recent research and discuss strategies to reduce injuries from gun violence.

$0 free

  Registration opens June 15. Register online

Beyond the Research Paper: Project-Based Methods to Eleveate Civic Discourse

Workshop | June 24 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Now more than ever teachers need to design writing prompts that aim to elevate civic discourse. In this session, participants will experience project-based, student-centered methods that promote critical questioning and bring the researched argument to life – especially for Long-Term English Learners. Each practice is designed to spark lively student-to-student discussion about complex text....   More >

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

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

 Data Sciences

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

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

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

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

 The Bay Area Writing Project

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

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

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

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

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

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

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

Caminos de la Ciencia -Encendiendo las neuronas a control remoto

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

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Miriam Hernández-Morales, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

 Science@Cal

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

Neurons - Image: Miriam Hernández-Morales

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

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

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601

 Miriam Hernandez-Morales, UC Berkeley

 Science@Cal

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

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

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

 Data Sciences

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

KRIS PISTER Lab at Sensors Expo 2019, June 26: Booth #1439

Conference/Symposium | June 26 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Brian Kilberg, KRIS PISTER Research Lab, Researcher, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

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

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Computer Health Matters: User Friendly Workstations (BEUHS400)

Workshop | June 26 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Ergonomics@Work

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.

  Register online

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

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

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

 The Bay Area Writing Project

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

Keyboards and Mice: Ergonomic Alternatives (BEUHS401)

Workshop | June 26 | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.

  Register online

Caregiver Challenges: Roles and Responsibilities (BEUHS143)

Workshop | June 26 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including roles and responsibilities of the caregiver and other family members; the caregiver-care receiver relationship; expectations you and others have of you; and feeling responsible but not having control. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources provided.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

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

 Data Sciences

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

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Free Expo code "BSAC100" at Sensors Expo 2019, June 26-27: Booth #1439

Conference/Symposium | June 27 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

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

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

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

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

 The Bay Area Writing Project

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

Gradient flows and entropy inequalities in dissipative quantum systems

Seminar | June 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Jan Maas, IST Austria

 Department of Statistics

At the end of the 1990s it was discovered by
Jordan/Kinderlehrer/Otto that the diffusion equation is a gradient flow
in the space of probability measures, where the driving functional is
the Boltzmann-Shannon entropy, and the dissipation mechanism is given by
the 2-Wasserstein metric from optimal transport. This result has been
the starting point for striking developments at the...   More >

Shape and magnetism of f-element complexes

Seminar | June 27 | 1-2 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Prof. Mauro Perfetti, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

 College of Chemistry

Friday, June 28, 2019

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

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

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

 The Bay Area Writing Project

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

Chris Wiggins: Columbia University and NY Times: What should future statisticians, CEOs, and senators know about the history and ethics of data?

Seminar | June 28 | 2-3 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Chris Wiggins, Columbia University, New York Times

 Data Sciences

Chris Wiggins, associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times, will give an overview of lessons learned teaching his new course, "Data: Past, Present, and Future." The course traces intellectual technical advances from the 18th Century through the present, pairing them with critical inquiry into the forces that encouraged and...   More >

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Workshop: Painting as a Healing Tool

Workshop | June 30 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

All the arts have a healing capacity. In this workshop, artist and community mental health clinician Dana Dart-McLean shares histories of painting as a healing tool before leading experiential exercises derived from Expressive Art Therapy, designed to increase mindfulness and a sense of flow and to encourage new relationships to painting as a process rather than an outcome.

Dart-McLean trained...   More >