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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Orientation for New Graduate Students (NGSO)

Orientation | August 21 | 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Ellen Gobler

 Graduate Division

Orientation for NEW graduate students includes informative speakers and workshops on relevant topics. This event, sponsored by the Graduate Division, will take place at Dwinelle Hall. Check-In from 8:30-9am. Event begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:45pm. Lunch served to first 900. Visit website for more information.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 21 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

UCDC Info Session: Spring 2019 application deadline, Sept. 20, 2018

Information Session | August 21 | 10-11 a.m. | 2 LeConte Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and research in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

ITIN Drop-Off Event

Workshop | August 21 | 11:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. | 209 Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Avoid a trip across campus. Attend this event to complete the ITIN application process with Berkeley International Office (BIO) and the Central Payroll Office. This event is for F-1 students who are not eligible for a Social Security Number and are receiving cash-in-hand awards from UC Berkeley.

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.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 21 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 21 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Oxidation reactions over multicomponent catalysts: study of the ceria-based nanomaterials

Seminar | August 21 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Bldg. 62, room 230

 Professor Marco Piumetti, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

 College of Chemistry

URAP Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | August 21 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Hannah Thorner, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research; Emma Bianco, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

 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.

Milk and Cookies: Department of History Welcome and Orientation for New and Continuing Students

Orientation | August 21 | 3-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Leah Flanagan, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of History

 Department of History

Are you a Berkeley undergrad who's interested in studying history? If so, join us on August 21 for "Milk & Cookies," our welcome and orientation for all students!

After hearing from History faculty about what we do here (and why), we'll introduce staff, new peer advisors, our library liaison, and our student group leaders. There will be plenty of time for snacks, questions, and...   More >

GradFest!: The Graduate student campus life and resource fair.

Special Event | August 21 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Katelyn Nomura-Weingrow

 Leadership, Engagement, Advising, and Development (LEAD) Center

We'll be welcoming new graduate and professional students at GradFest: an event that allows you to connect to various aspects of campus life and resources. GradFest takes place at Dwinelle Plaza, immediately following New Graduate Student Orientation. Get your special wristband at GradFest then join us for social meet-ups at local pubs!

BCNM Fall 2018 Open House

Reception | August 21 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, BCNM Commons, 340

 Center for New Media

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house!

Open to students, faculty, and staff, we invite you to visit us at the BCNM Commons to check out some of the exciting new media research taking place on campus. We'll have demonstrations from Eric Paulos' Hybrid Ecologies Lab, video screenings from Asma Kazmi, tangible interfaces from Kimiko Ryokai, and more!

Most...   More >

  Register online

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | August 21 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Young Musicians Choral Orchestra - Jazz Big Band

$12 Adult, $10 UCBG Member Adult, $5 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

  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

 Library

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)

 Library

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.

Art Wall: Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

Exhibit - Painting | August 15, 2018 – March 3, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The 1960s architectural phenomenon Supergraphics—a mix of Swiss Modernism and West Coast Pop—was pioneered by San Francisco–based artist, graphic and landscape designer, and writer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. Stauffacher Solomon, a UC Berkeley alumna, is creating new Supergraphics for BAMPFA’s Art Wall. Land(e)scape 2018 is the fifth in a series of temporary, site-specific works commissioned for...   More >

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.