<< Week of March 11 >>

Sunday, March 11, 2018

SOGA Open Hours

Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA

 Campus Gardens

SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from...   More >

Gill Tract Open Hours

Tour/Open House | March 11 | 12-5 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

 1050 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706

 Berkeley Food Institute

The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is open to the public every Sunday - Thursday. Everyone is welcome! Please enter through the gate on Jackson St or the gate at San Pablo and Marin, during open hours:

Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tuesday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00 pm

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, March 12, 2018

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | March 12 | 12-1 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

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 22 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter (check for location updates). This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases (water, soda, coffee, tea, beer, etc.), but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and...   More >

Organization of African Students at Berkeley

Meeting | March 12 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 2070 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Organization of African Students

Let's talk about Democracy in Africa!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Science and Literacy Playgroup

Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)

 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

 Chancellor's Community Grant, Trybe Inc.

Have fun and meet other families in West and South Berkeley.
For Children ages 05 and their caregivers.
Free, drop-in, snacks, circle time, arts and crafts and science activities.

Gift of Life: Bone Marrow Registry

Information Session | March 13 | 12-2 p.m. |  Sproul Hall

 Rebecca Golbari, Campus Ambassador, Gift of Life; Kendyl Naugl, Campus Ambassador, Gift of lIFE

 Gift of Life - Russell Lowe

Gift of Life is an International bone marrow registry. As Campus Ambassadors, we are responsible to encourage people to enter the bone marrow registry to be potential donors and save lives. We do that by having people fill out a few quick questions and then be swabbed if they so choose.

Certificate Program in Leadership and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | March 13 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this certificate can help you build the essential skills for effective management and make a tangible difference in your career.

  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.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee

Meeting | January 31 – April 18, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions |  Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Are you interested in planning UC Berkeley's 2018 Earth Week? SERC is recruiting individual student leaders and/or student representatives from environmental student organizations to join the Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee. Sign up at tinyurl.com/EarthWeekCommittee

Certificate Program in Marketing Online Information Session

Information Session | March 14 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension equips you with a solid understanding of marketing’s most up-to-date concepts and techniques. For more information, visit the Certificate Program in Marketing.

  Make reservations online

Coffee Break

Social Event | March 14 – April 25, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  International House Cafe

 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment.

Come enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. We'll also have weekly discussion topics to stimulate conversation.
Stop by and take a break with...   More >

DataVisor Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join us in Wozniak Lounge as Julian Wong, VP of Customer Success at DataVisor, discusses how DataVisor uses machine learning models to help detect and attack fraud.

Dinner will be provided!
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Traditional fraud solutions are in a constant cat-and-mouse game with attackers. Supervised machine learning models, the best fraud approach before DataVisor, quickly become outdated when attackers...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Free Speech Movement

Meeting | March 14 | 7 p.m. | 3050 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Joel Geier

 International Socialist Organization

In 1964, amidst major fights over civil rights in the Bay Area, the UC Berkeley administration banned all student political organizations from campus. The Free Speech Movement demanded and won the right to free speech on campus. At its peak, the FSM organized hundreds of students to occupy Sproul Hall and an army of police was sent onto campus to violently arrest them.

Our guest speaker, Joel...   More >

Thursday, March 15, 2018

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 >

Going Green iMix

Social Event | March 15 | 4-6 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join Berkeley International Office to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and the beginning of spring by planting flowers, succulents, and herbs to take home with you for FREE! We'll have snacks, drinks, and fun games to celebrate the holiday, including some contests for extra-special, rare succulents--so come take a break, make some new friends, and go green with BIO!

Space is limited, so RSVP...   More >

Meraki Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

At Meraki, we believe that by simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission and reach groups previously left in the darkness. Join us to learn more about who Meraki is, what products we work on, and ask questions with former interns and Cal Grads!.

Free food will be provided and there will be a raffle!


Register here:...   More >

Career Connections: Social Impact

Miscellaneous | March 15 | 6-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center, The Berkeley Network

CAA has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

For each of these casual networking events, we are seeking a diverse group of alumni to showcase a variety of careers. The events require no prep—simply chat with interested students, share your path from Cal to career, and offer advice to those who hope to follow...   More >

  Register online

UCCSCC Lunar New Year's Banquet

Social Event | March 15 | 6-9 p.m. |  China Stix

 2110 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95050

 University of California Club of Santa Clara Valley

Lunar New Year marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring. It's a time for family reunions, for honoring ancestors and for thanking the gods for their blessings. You are all invited to celebrate the Year of the Dog with your Cal family.

 Mail your reservations with check payable to UCCSCC to: Jan Eurich, 5255 Stevens Creek Blvd., Wuite 235, Santa Clara, CA 95051-6664.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | March 16 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

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

  Register online

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 >

Clark Kerr Garden Open Hours

Tour/Open House | February 2 – May 11, 2018 every Friday | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Campus Gardens

The Clark Kerr Garden is managed by Gardener Susanne Weisman along with the Cal Dining Sustainability Team Garden Coordinators and committed volunteers. Clark Kerr contains a culinary garden, an orchard, and continually growing edible landscaping.

Our goal is to be a space where anyone can hang out, pass through, learn something, collaborate, and enjoy food together. We hold skills training...   More >

Saturday, March 17, 2018

JAWAUCB 28th Annual Spring Scholarship and Award Luncheon

Special Event | March 17 | 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Country Club

 7901 Cutting Boulevard, El Cerrito, CA 94530

 Diane Fukami

 Cal Alumni Association, Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley

The Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley (JAWAUCB) will hold its 28th Annual Spring Scholarship and Award Luncheon on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Berkeley Country Club,7901 Cutting Boulevard, El Cerrito. The luncheon will honor the 2018 undergraduate and graduate recipients of student scholarships and feature keynote speaker, Dianne Fukami, and recognize the contributions of...   More >

$45 Regular Guest, $25 Students

 Please mail completed form and checks by February 27, 2018 to Gloria Imagire, 6689 Riptide Way, Sacramento, CA 95831. Register online or by calling Gloria Imagire at 916.427.8447, or by emailing Gloria Imagire at imaglo@att.net by February 27.

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 >