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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

BSAC Technology Seminar - Radio Frequency Microsystems for 5G and IoT-Inspired Front End Signal Processing

Seminar | July 31 | 12-1 p.m. | 540 Cory Hall

 Prof. Songbin Gong, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

5G and IoT have sparked interest in next generation front ends that meet stringent performance, scalability, and power consumption requirements. New RF microsystems that enable signal processing functions with unprecedented performance specifications will be discussed, as well as MEMS resonators, transformers, gyrators, etc. developments, and overcoming bottlenecks to commercialization.

  RSVP online by July 30.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Seminar 217, Risk Management: A Term Structure Model for Dividends and Interest Rates

Seminar | July 31 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Speaker: Damir Filipović, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

Over the last decade, dividends have become a standalone asset class instead of a mere side product of an equity investment. We introduce a framework based on polynomial jump-diffusions to jointly price the term structures of dividends and interest rates. Prices for dividend futures, bonds, and the dividend paying stock are given in closed form.

July 31 - PANEL DISCUSSION: “Housing the Middle”

Lecture | July 31 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

A diverse group of panelists will share ideas and strategies for increasing middle-income housing in the Bay Area.

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Little Folkies + North Country Blue

Performing Arts - Music | July 31 | 5:15-7 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Little Folkies + North Country Blue

$15 Adult, $12 UCBG Member Adult, $7 Youth 3-17yrs, Free Under 3

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re 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.

Sustaining Grandeur: The First 100 Years of Save the Redwoods League

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 20 – September 14, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, Bancroft Gallery

 Bancroft Library

(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 organization’s first century protecting California’s redwood forests and the surrounding lands that sustain them, and looks forward to the League’s...   More >

Science Gets Graphic: Cartoons, Comics and Graphic Novels in the Sciences

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 23 – August 24, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | Evans Hall, Mathematics Statistics Library (100 Evans)


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 >

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

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

 Bancroft Library

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.

Bearing Light: Berkeley at 150

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

 Bancroft Library

This exhibition celebrates the University of California’s 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.