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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Data Science/Health IT, Joan Casey, PhD, UCB, School of Public Health: Precision public health: electronic health records and their promise for epidemiology

Special Event | January 18 | 12-2 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Public Health, School of

Originally developed for billing purposes and to enhance individual clinical care, electronic health record (EHR) databases have proliferated in the past decade. These secondary data sources provide a low-cost means of accessing rich longitudinal data on diverse populations distributed across space for epidemiologic research. Using her recent study on the association between natural gas fracking...   More >

URAP Peer Advisor Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | January 18 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Rani Davina Chan, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

CAS Fellowship Informational Meeting

Information Session | January 18 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 360 Conference Room

 Martha Saavedra, Associate Director, Center for African Studies

 Center for African Studies

Learn about the CAS Fellowships.

Haas Scholars Program Info Session: $13,800 to carry out a final project in *ANY* major

Information Session | January 18 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Learn about how to apply to this research program for your last year!

The Haas Scholars Program supports twenty undergraduates with financial need with their interest for conducting research during their final year at UC-Berkeley. Applicants are evaluated primarily on the merit and originality of their proposal for an independent research or creative project that will serve as the basis for a...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 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 >

DICE Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting | January 18 | 2-3:30 p.m. | University Hall, 461 (DREAM Office)

 DICE

DICE is an action-oriented committee composed of students, faculty, alumni, and staff that works to promote Diversity, Inclusion, Community and Equity at the School of Public Health

2018 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | January 18 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000. Proposals for...   More >

Workday Info-Session

Information Session | January 18 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Interested in working at Workday? Workday is an on‑demand financial management and human capital management software vendor.

Join us on Thursday 1/18 at 5:30PM in Wozniak Lounge to learn more about technical roles at Workday! Bring your resumes and questions. Event will be open to everyone, and dinner will be served. Register at tinyurl.com/yatpttdw

To learn more about Workday, please...   More >

Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Information Session | January 18 | 5:30-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 206

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how UC Berkeley Extension’s professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunities—in teaching, business, publishing, travel and more—both in the United States and around the world.

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