Monday, June 25, 2018
Workshop | June 25 | 9 a.m. | UC Berkeley Campus
Professional Development for Educators
This institute is funded by the Teaching with Primary Sources program of the Library of Congress. Teachers will be introduced to Ethnic Studies pedagogies and will develop a lesson utilizing primary sources from the collections of the Library of Congress.
Details available soon.
Workshop | June 25 | 9 a.m. | Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Professional Development for Educators
During the summer of 2018, UCBHSSP willl partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 6th grade teachers.
Evaluate the H-SS Framework and the shifts in planning and instruction it models
Refine units of instruction
Develop a lesson that centers objects and artwork as evidence
The one week institute, will take place at the Asian Art Museum... More >
Workshop | June 25 – 27, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room
The 2018 Summer Institute for k-12 teachers will explore the interplay between built spaces, individuals, communities, and institutions. Our program will begin with recent research into how the human brain interacts with physical spaces. From there, participants will learn about a global sampling of built environments, considering spaces from perspectives such as visual arts, religious... More >
This event is for k-12 teachers.
Seminar | June 25 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing), Auditorium | Note change in location
see program on website, UC Berkeley
A conference in honor of Abby Thompson, Marty Scharlemann, and Rob Kirby.
June 25-29, 2018
Seminar | June 25 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing), Auditorium | Note change in location
Vaughan Jones, Vanderbilt
An attempt to use Thompson’s groups as local scale transformations on quantum spin chains led to the discovery of some geometrically defined unitary group representations. In particular for the same quantum spin chains that gave rise to the Jones polynomial via the braid groups, an alternative history would allow it to arise from the Thompson group.
Course | June 25 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date
Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety
This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work. In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.
Seminar | June 25 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center
Luis Aguayo, University of Concepcion, Chile
Synaptic glycine receptors (GlyR) are expressed primarily in spinal cord and brain stem neurons. GlyRs are sensitive to general anesthetics, neurosteroids, Zn2+ and ethanol. Recently, GlyRs were also found in other supratentorial regions, but their properties are largely unknown. Mesolimbic regions, such as ventral tegmental area (VTA) and nucleus accumbens (nAc), were also found to express GlyRs... More >
Melanie Johnston-Hollitt (Curtin): The Phase II Murchison Widefield Array: Current Status and Future Plans
Seminar | June 25 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall
Melanie Johnston-Hollitt, Curtin
The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) is a low-frequency precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The telescope operates between 70 and 300 MHz and is located on the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory (MRO) in Western Australia. The instrument is operated by Curtin University on behalf of a consortium of 21 international partner organisations spanning 6 countries. The telescope was recently... More >
Information Session | June 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Online Webinar
This webinar will instruct newly admitted students to UC Berkeley for Fall 2018 on the U.S. Embassy or Consulate visa application process and entry to the US. Students will be able to understand what steps they need to take to apply for a non-immigrant F or J visa, know what documents they need to take to their visa interview and know what what documents they will need for entry into the U.S.... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Were Here, Were Queer, Were in the Public Record!: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery
This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.
Exhibit - Artifacts | April 20 – September 14, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, Bancroft Gallery
(Gallery is just inside east entrance to Doe) MARKING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY of the founding of Save the Redwoods League, Sustaining Grandeur is a collaborative exhibition between The Bancroft Library and the League. The exhibition explores the organizations first century protecting Californias redwood forests and the surrounding lands that sustain them, and looks forward to the Leagues... More >
In the past decade, we have witnessed significant growth in the use of visual imagery and storytelling to engage students in the sciences. From manga guides and illustrated texts to biographies and zombies teaching calculus, this display features illustrated works and graphic novels from our collections that aim to teach college students and the general public about science... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Artifacts | April 16, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bancroft Library, 2nd Floor Corridor
This exhibition celebrates the University of Californias sesquicentennial anniversary with photographs, correspondence, publications, and other documentation drawn from the University Archives and The Bancroft Library collections. It features an array of golden bears, including Oski, and explores the illustrious history of UC Berkeley.