<< Week of September 03 >>

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

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

 College of Environmental Design

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

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Monday, September 4, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

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

 College of Environmental Design

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

Holiday: Labor Day

Holiday | September 4 |  Academic & Administrative Holiday

 UC Berkeley

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

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

 College of Environmental Design

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

Garden Closed

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

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

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

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

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

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

 Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

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

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Fall Info Session

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

 2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

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

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

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

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

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

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

 UC Berkeley Extension

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

  Make reservations online

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

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

 Caitlin Green, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

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

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

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

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

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

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

OPENING REMARKS
George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes

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

  RSVP online by September 1.

Microsoft Info Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meet Microsoft!

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

Cal Night at the Oakland A's

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

 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621

 Cal Alumni Association

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

$26-45

  Buy tickets online

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

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

 College of Environmental Design

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

Free Wednesday at the Garden

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

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Discovery Station: Interactive Docent Table

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

 Botanical Garden

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

McNair Scholars Program Information Session

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

 Juan Esteva, Director, McNair Scholars Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The McNair Scholars Program prepares selected underrepresented or low-income UC Berkeley undergraduates for graduate study at the doctoral level. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase the number of underrepresented students in doctoral programs.

BJCL Information Session

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

 Law, Boalt School of

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | February 1, 2017 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

How to Write a Research Proposal Workshop

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

 Leah Carroll

 Office of Undergraduate Research

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

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

Annual Reception

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

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

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

UCDC Info Session

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

 Marcia Condon, UCDC advisor

 Office of Undergraduate Research

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

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

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

 Gender Equity Resource Center

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

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


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

Alison Isenberg, BOOK RELEASE AND LECTURE

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

 College of Environmental Design

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

Quantcast Tech Talk: Your Future in Big Data

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

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

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

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

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

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

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

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

 Free

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

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

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

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Full Moon Hike

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

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

This event has reached capacity.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

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

 College of Environmental Design

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

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

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

 2000 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club

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

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

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

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Free First Thursday at BAMPFA

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

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

free admission to the galleries

VMware Tech Talk

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

 Ray O'Farrell, EVP & CTO, VMWare

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

Professional Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | September 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

  Make reservations online

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

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

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

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

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Qualcomm Open Office Hours

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

Fall Info Session -- Lafayette

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

 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

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

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Yelp Tech Talk

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

LOCATION: Wozniak Lounge, Soda Hall

FOOD: Dinner provided from Sol y Luna Taqueria

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

Friday, September 8, 2017

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

English Pedagogy Poster Session

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

 Department of English

Call for Submissions for the Fall English Pedagogy Poster Session

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

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

Qualcomm Tech Talk: Introduction to Graphics Technology

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

 Dina McKinney, Senior Director of Engineering, Qualcomm, Inc

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

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

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

 Library

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

Two Sigma Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Getting to SF: Using BART and the Bus

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

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >