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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | February 9 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Due to the extreme weather forecast, the Garden will be closed Thursday, February 9.

We will re-open to our normal hours Friday, February 10.

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.


Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Summer Abroad - Netherlands and Belgium Info Session

Information Session | February 9 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Come and learn about our multi-site program in the Netherlands and Belgium. For more information, please visit http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/summerabroad/netherlands.

How should NSF support cyberinfrastructure for the next decade?

Meeting | February 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 200C Warren Hall

 Research IT Reading Group

he National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a “Dear Colleague Letter”, Requesting Information on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research (see call here). They are looking for input that will “inform the Foundation's strategy and plans for an advanced cyberinfrastructure that will enable the frontiers of science and engineering to continue to...   More >

Berkeley Summer Abroad - Switzerland Info Session

Information Session | February 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 360 Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

In collaboration with the Haas School of Business, Berkeley Summer Abroad is offering a program in Geneva, Switzerland focusing on Business Innovation for Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Positive Impact.

For more information, please visit http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/summerabroad/geneva.

Earth Week Planning Committee

Meeting | February 2 – April 27, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Interested in planning Earth Week 2017 at UC Berkeley? The Student Environmental Resource Center is (SERC) is recruiting individual students and student representatives from environmental and sustainability student organizations to join the Earth Week 2017 Planning Committee.

Meetings will be held weekly on Thursdays from 1pm-2pm in Sproul 102. Drop-ins are welcome.

RISELab BEARS Open House and Poster Session

Tour/Open House | February 9 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | 465 Soda Hall


You are cordially invited to attend RISELab's Open House and Poster Session which will be held on Thursday, February 9th from 1:30-3:30PM, inside our lab at 465 Soda Hall. The poster session format will be conducted as an open house where our researchers will display their posters throughout the lab and be on hand to discuss their research and answer questions. Come hang out with us! Lite...   More >

African Studies Spring Reception

Reception | February 9 | 4-6 p.m. | International House, Home Room

 Center for African Studies, MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Please join us for some light refreshments and lively conversation!

Berkeley Summer Abroad - Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic Info Session

Information Session | February 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 360 Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Travel across multiple countries and explore the limits of coexistence in both the "old" and "new" Europe.

The program focuses on both historical and contemporary minorities: the Jews of Europe and most specifically Poland; the Roma of Northern Bohemia; the Vietnamese in Prague, the Turkish in Germany and recent refugees across European Union member states.

For more information, please...   More >

Designated Emphasis Open House And Information Session

Information Session | February 9 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 The Program in Critical Theory

Join The Program in Critical Theory’s faculty and students for a panel discussion and Q&A about the Designated Emphasis (DE) in Critical Theory. All UC Berkeley Ph.D. students interested in applying to the DE are invited to attend. Refreshments and informal social to follow.

UCDC Info Session

Information Session | February 9 | 5-6 p.m. | 236 Evans Hall

 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 >

Google Tech Talk

Information Session | February 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430-8)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come hear from a Google engineer and recruiter about available internship and full-time opportunities for students in Computer Science. We'll include an overview of the application process, potential roles, and Q&A.

RSVP: https://goo.gl/J6pcts