Saturday, February 24, 2018
Workshop | February 23 – 24, 2018 every day | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Since publication of Kristin Neff's goundbreaking book, Self-Compassion, there has been a surge of interest in the science and practice of self-compassion, particularly in clinical settings. But what is self-compassion, how does it relate to the practice of mindfulness, and how can it benefit yourself and your clients, patients, colleagues, and loved ones?
Self-compassion is made up of three... More >
Workshop | February 24 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall
Moving beyond the single story requires the contribution of new stories. Classrooms provide safe spaces for bringing students in conversation with one another and the world. Teachers will experience strategies, protocols, and content that allow students to contribute their stories and share their truths.
Seminar | February 24 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building
Lisa D. White, UC Museum of Paleontology
Where worlds collide: How microbes from Earth's deep biosphere and extreme environments can teach us about our planet's history and shape its future.
$30 $30 general, $25 teachers, $15 students
http://ucmp.berkeley.edu/about/shortcourses/reginfo18.php. Registration opens January 1. Register online or by calling Chris Mejia at 510-642-1821, or by emailing Chris Mejia at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 24.
Reading - Nonfiction | February 24 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join author and nursery owner, Jeff Moore to hear from his latest book: Soft Succulents, a 300-page, 1000+ image look at all of the soft succulents that are so popular now aeoniums, echeverias, dudleyas, crassulas, sedums, kalanchoes and more. His book and the talk will focus on plants in cultivation rather than habitat.
$20 / $15 UCBG Member
Presentation | February 24 | 1-3:15 p.m. | Kapor Center for Social Impact
2148 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Dr. Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
This Presentation will be in Spanish / Esta presentación será en español
En esta presentación, el Dr. Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, investigador del Laboratorio Nacional de Berkeley, nos hablará sobre su trayectoria en la ciencia y las oportunidades que lo han llevado a estudiar microbios, bichos y el medio ambiente.
Javier nació en Tuxpan, Nayarit, México, y realizó toda su preparación... More >
Workshop | February 24 | 2-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.
Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz... More >