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Thursday, May 11, 2017

RAPDP - Advanced - ST1 Fellowships and Training Grants

Course | May 11 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Human Resources

Synopsis: A specialty workshop that covers the unique pre- and post-award issues associated with research fellowships and training grants.

  Register online

Drawing from Plants and Flowers : A Two Day Workshop

Workshop | May 11 – 12, 2017 every day | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

How do you make plants and flowers seem alive and natural in a drawing or painting? Can you smell their scent and feel their fragilility or strength? Using charcoal, pen and ink, and colored pencil we will practice seeing and translating forms from the plant kingdom into works of art that are both energetic and recognizable. I will have extra materials there. We will start loosely and move in for...   More >

$200, $190 members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Scientific Writing: BRDO Spring Seminar Series for Faculty

Workshop | May 11 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

 Berkeley Research Development Office

Clear writing is a valuable skill for all researchers, and it can positively influence the impact of your science. This workshop will help you write about your research more clearly and effectively.

Resume Development: Transition Services Program

Workshop | May 11 | 12-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 198

 Human Resources

These interactive workshops are designed for those participants in active job search.

Build a professional, targeted resume that highlights your best skills and expertise.

Building Trust Across Cultures

Workshop | May 11 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | International House, Home Room

Intercultural Trainers, Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership

 International House

It’s a truism that trust matters in the workplace: when colleagues trust one another, not only do we feel better, but we accomplish more. Trust, though, doesn’t always come easily: evolution has programmed our unconscious minds to be sensitive to potential threats, and where there is threat there is no trust. To make matters even more challenging, our cultures have given us varied ways of...   More >

Seminar 251, Labor: "Do Parents Care About School Effectiveness?"

Seminar | May 11 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Chris Walters, UCB

 Department of Economics

with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Parag Pathak, and Jon Schellenberg

Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement: Book talk with Jonathan Rosenblum

Reading - Nonfiction | May 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Large Conference Room

 Jonathan Rosenblum

 UC Berkeley Labor Center

“Readers interested in labor activism, history, economics, industrial relations, or immigration studies will find this book to be compelling and captivating, as Rosenblum captures the story of this unifying, important, and successful fight for economic equity.” — Booklist

Join us for a book talk with author Jonathan Rosenblum to discuss his new book, Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith...   More >

Crafter-Dark: Free, drop-in crafting, in the Student Union

Workshop | October 13, 2016 – June 8, 2017 the second Thursday of the month every month with exceptions | 8-10 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Living Room

 ASUC Art Studio

Get crafty with us! We’re hosting free, drop-in arts & crafts workshops in the MLK Jr. Student Union campus living room every 2nd Thursday of the month.

This October, we'll be making some spooky-looking velum Halloween Lanterns– taught by Cal C.R.E.A.T.E. (Creative Residencies for Emerging Artists Teaching Empowerment). Hope to see you there!