<< Week of September 10 >>

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Summer at the Hall

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

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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

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

Yoga in the Glade

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

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

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

Docent-led tour

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

 Botanical Garden

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

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

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

Botanical Gardens Hike

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

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

Monday, September 11, 2017

UCDC Info Session

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

 Marcia Condon, UCDC advisor

 Office of Undergraduate Research

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

Conversations with the Dean

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

 Social Welfare, School of

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

Light refreshments will be provided.

Splunk Info-Session

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

 Yanpei Chen, ​Senior Product Manager, Splunk

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

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

 Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

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

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

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

 Caitlin Green, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

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

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Scholar Information Meetings (SIMs)

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

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

UCDC Info Session

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

 Marcia Condon, UCDC advisor

 Office of Undergraduate Research

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

Center for Responsible Business Information Session

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

 Center for Responsible Business

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

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

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

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

 David Bacon, Activist and photojournalist

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

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

GM Tech Talk and Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

BCNM Undergraduate Certificate Information Session

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

Berkeley Center for New Media, Berkeley Center for New Media

 Berkeley Center for New Media

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

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

BJCL General Meeting

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

 Law, Boalt School of

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Apple Tech Talk

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

 Sri Santhanam, VP of Silicon Engineering, Apple, Inc

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

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

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

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

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Docent-led tour

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

 Botanical Garden

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

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

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

Board Games and Coffee

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

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

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

UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health Meet and Greet

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

 Center for Global Public Health

A casual reception for the global health community at Cal.

Meraki Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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

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

Ben Shapiro: Say No to Campus Thuggery

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

 Berkeley College Republicans

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

Free

  Sold out. Sold Out Buy tickets online

Friday, September 15, 2017

Docent-led tour

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

 Botanical Garden

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

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

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

ORIAS Graduate Student Speakers Bureau Information Session

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

 ORIAS

Attention Graduate Students:

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

The ORIAS Speakers Bureau is now...   More >

IBM Info-Session and Demo Day

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Agenda: Come talk to IBM Engineers!

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

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

Saturday, September 16, 2017

FAMILY PROGRAM: California Natives: Plants and People

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

 Botanical Garden

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

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

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

Docent-led tour

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

 Botanical Garden

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

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613

 Mills College Art Museum

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

Street by Minji Sohn, 2016

Cal vs. Ole Miss Football Viewing Party

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

 541 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

 Cal South Bay Young Blues SBYB

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

  Register online