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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Fall Bird Walk

Tour/Open House | November 9 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Fall migrants are arriving in the garden! Come see our first winter sparrows, and search for other newcomers such as warblers and thrushes.

$20, $18 members

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

Allen’s Hummingbird feeding on Nicotiana tomentosiformis in the South American Area, photo by Melanie Hofmann

VS Club Meeting

Meeting | November 9 | 12-1 p.m. | Minor Hall, Student Lounge (392)

 VS Club

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | September 7 – December 7, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-4 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 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 >

Northern California Bats: Demystifying and Discovering these Amazing Animals

Special Event | November 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley | Note change in date

 Botanical Garden

Come learn about our CA native bats with Director of NorCal Bats Corky Quirk. In her presentation, you will learn about the nature of bats and their importance in our environment, as well as discuss the harmful myths that surround these animals. Live bats will be presented and seeing these small, almost cuddly creatures might forever change how you feel about these amazing mammals.

$15 Adult/ $10 Adult Member/ $5 Youth (ages 3-17)

 Sold out.

Searching for Dark Matter: SuperCDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search)

Tour/Open House | November 9 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 375 LeConte Hall

 Matt Pyle, Department of Physics

 Science@Cal

What is dark matter? For decades, firm astronomical evidence from observations of stars and galaxies has indicated that most of the matter in the universe cannot be seen directly in telescopes. Instead, this matter must be observed indirectly through its gravitational pull on the objects that we can see. This is how the term “dark matter” was coined…But how do we search for something we can’t...   More >

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  Registration opens October 23. Register online by November 8.

Bullet Cluster-evidence of gravitational effects of dark matter