<< Week of July 15 >>

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Monuments and Ruins: Sculpture Workshop with Maryam Yousif and Nick Makanna

Workshop | July 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Our national, personal, and historical understandings of both place and ourselves are often interwoven with architectural markers. Using air-dry clay and gouache, we will explore the construction of identity, history, and nationhood through the lens of architectural monuments and ruins.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop | July 16 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Note change in date

 Botanical Garden

Join UCBG Director, Eric Siegel, for a morning practice in Qigong (pronounced cheegong), a form of meditative exercise with repeated movements, gently stretching the core and limbs and building body awareness.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Caregiver Stress: Competing Demands and Finances(BEUHS107)

Workshop | July 18 | 12:10-1:10 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

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

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

This workshop will focus on the stressors associated with caregiving, including competing demands, such as work, family and personal, as well as finances for care. Strategies for self-care will be shared.

SOLD OUT - Forest Bathing with Hana Lee Goldin

Workshop | July 18 | 1-3:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, Forest Bathing has demonstrated benefits for stress reduction and cognitive function. Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. By slowing down and opening up our senses, we may begin to notice incredible things that may have eluded us for our whole lives.

$40 / $35 UCBG Members and UC students, faculty and staff


Thursday, July 19, 2018

Biomechanics Meets Robotics: Computational Mechanics and Robot Planning Together for Robot Design: Surya Singh (University of Queensland)

Seminar | July 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 540AB Cory Hall

 Surya Singh, University of Queensland

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

When targeting surgically, accuracy is sine qua non. Achieving this
is difficult as inserting a needle displaces the tissue and moves the
target. Intraoperative imaging provides limited guidance. Moreover,
the coming generation of surgical robots has a precision finer than
the best imaging. How, then, should fine placement be achieved?

This talk introduces the development of...   More >

Friday, July 20, 2018

Grounds for Science - Can video games make artificial intelligence more intelligent?: Why does artificial intelligence play some video games well, and others poorly?

Presentation | July 20 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 3960 Adeline St., Emeryville, CA 94608

 Adam Stooke, Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research Lab


Grounds for Science is a public science talk series organized by and featuring UC Berkeley graduate students. No tickets required!

Can video games make artificial intelligence more intelligent? with Adam Stooke

In the past few years, deep neural networks have burst onto the scene of artificial intelligence. Scientists commonly test these networks by teaching them to play video games,...   More >

Artificial Intelligence? Image: Benedicte Rossi

Saturday, July 21, 2018

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

Course | July 21 |  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 Entrepreneurship session from July 21, 2018 through August 4, 2018.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

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

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online by April 30.