Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Workshop | January 17 – 20, 2017 every day | Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)
The Boot Camp is intended to acquaint program participants with the key themes of the program.
Jacob Fox (Stanford University), Ben Green (University of Oxford), Russell Impagliazzo (UC San Diego), Luca Trevisan (Simons Institute, UC Berkeley), Julia Wolf (University of Bristol), David Zuckerman (University of Texas, Austin).
Seminar 217, Risk Management: The Tax-Loss Harvesting Life Cycle: A 43-Year Retrospective of Equity Indexing Strategies for Taxable Investors
Seminar | January 17 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Speaker: Lisa Goldberg (joint with Pete Hand & Alan Cummings), UC Berkeley & Aperio Group
Tax-loss harvesting aims to realize losses on individual stocks in conjunction with an investment objective such as index tracking. In this talk, we give a historical appraisal of the value of tax-loss harvesting to taxable investors with realized gains in their portfolios.
Seminar | January 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall
Marine natural products often have complex structures and potent biological activities; however, little is understood regarding how their molecular structure correlates with function or what biological targets or pathways are involved. Through rapid and efficient chemical syntheses of bioactive marine natural products we are able prepare ample quantities of material to explore both... More >
Seminar | January 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Energy Biosciences Building, First Floor Conference Room
Jose Dinneny, Carnegie Institution for Science
Certificate Program in Student Affairs and Higher-Education Administration Online Information Session
Information Session | January 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Online
Ramu Nagappan, Director, Humanities and Education, UC Berkeley Extension
Learn how you can start or advance a career in student affairs and higher-education administration. Hear about how our certificate can help you work with student diversity, foster leadership and grow your understanding of the higher-education landscape.
Course | January 17 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 370 University Hall
Jason Smith, UC Berkeley 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.
Seminar | January 17 | 2-4 p.m. | 100F Hildebrand Hall
Mr. Stewart Mallory, Columbia University Department of Chemistry
Student Harmonic Analysis and PDE Seminar (HADES): The lifespan of small data solutions for Benjamin-Ono
Seminar | January 17 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall
Mihaela Ifrim, UCB
This article represents a first step toward understanding the long time dynamics of solutions for the Benjamin-Ono equation. While this problem is known to be both completely integrable and globally well-posed in $L^2$, much less seems to be known concerning its long time dynamics. Here we prove that for small localized data the solutions have (nearly) dispersive dynamics almost globally in time.... More >
George C. Pimentel Memorial Lecture: Life at the Single Molecule Level: High Precision Single Cell Genomics
Seminar | January 17 | 4-5 p.m. | Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall
Seminar | November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:10-6 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall
Each week the Engineering and Project Management Society brings in a speaker to talk about topics related to construction and project management. Light refreshments will be provided.
Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at... More >
Information Session | January 17 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
Learn how UC Berkeley Extensions professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunitiesin teaching, business, publishing, travel and moreboth in the United States and around the world.
UNEX 1049. Enroll online or by calling 510-642-4111
Special Event | January 17 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Come be the first to view Anna Laurents DISPERSAL, photography exhibit. There will be refreshments and an opportunity to hear from the artist.
Free with Garden Admission
Information Session | January 17 | 6:30-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus
160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA
Find out how UC Berkeley Extensions certificate can help you advance or start your career in interior design and interior architecture.
UNEX 1034. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111
Information Session | January 17 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430-8)
There is a special charm to working at a mid-sized, high growth technology company. Quick & nimble like a startup, but the stability, process, and support of a public marketing data giant - its the best of both worlds. LiveRamp is in a distinct position as the leader of people-based marketing in a world with ever-growing amounts of unique data. Our product connects customer in-store transaction... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26, 2016 – April 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases & 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Signed by President Woodrow Wilson in August 1916, the Organic Act created the National Park Service, the federal bureau that protects our national parks and monuments. Several UC Berkeley alumni with conservationist interests and the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco played key roles in its development. This exhibition explores the origins of the NPS with materials... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 19, 2016 – April 23, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
You are invited to this exhibit of comics and graphic novels owned by the UC Berkeley Library. These materials often reflect the socioeconomic, ideological and political realities of the societies in which they are produced. To highlight these diverse realities, and to celebrate our differences, this exhibit presents a selection of comics and graphic novels published in many countries.
We... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Marking the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, the exhibition Guerra Civil @ 80 features selections from The Bancroft Library's Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records and photographic collections, along with posters, books, pamphlets, and other ephemera. A visual and textual display of the struggle to defend the Second Spanish Republic, the... More >
Exhibit - Photography | November 1, 2016 – May 1, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery (east wing)
Photographs from the celebrated War Ink Project will be on display in Berkeleys Doe Library in November. The exhibit features striking images of tattoos that express the impact of combat experiences on California veterans. Jason Deitch, co-creator of War Ink and a Cal veteran, hopes the display will bridge the divide between the veterans and civilian communities. The project is both exhibit... More >
The Gift to Sing: Highlights of the Leon F. Litwack and Bancroft Library African American Collections
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 23, 2016 – February 17, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery
For decades professor emeritus of history Leon F. Litwack has been accumulating what is arguably the worlds finest private collection of books on African American history and culture. This exhibition displays highlights of the collection that will be coming to The Bancroft Library as a bequest. The Litwack collection is particularly noteworthy for its Harlem Renaissance first editions in... More >
Exhibit - Photography | January 17 – 30, 2017 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Individually, each photograph is a fine art portrait of a unique botanic specimen; as a series, it is a scientific inquiry into the diversity of botanic design. Each includes companion text about the specimen's form & function.
Free with Garden Admission
Buy tickets by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exhibit - Artifacts | August 30, 2016 – June 30, 2017 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way), Warren Hellman & Charles Michael Galleries
Never before the creation of the State of Israel did Jews of so many origins live together, and in such a stimulating environment, as they did in the land they soon started calling in Hebrew i-tal-yah, an Island of Divine Dew. The exhibition highlights Italian Jewish art and artifacts from The Magnes Collection.