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Thursday, September 27, 2018

General Counsel Institute

Course | September 27 – 28, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education, Peer 150

The GC Institute is an executive level program designed for high potential legal executives looking to develop and enhance their leadership skills. We are unique in that we focus specifically on legal leadership challenges, rather than technology, sales or general leadership as do many other programs. Our sessions are taught and facilitated by Fortune 1000 General Counsel and UC Berkeley faculty...   More >

Econ 235, Financial Economics Seminar: "Extrapolative Beliefs in the Cross-section: What Can We Learn from the Crowds?"

Seminar | September 27 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C210 Haas School of Business

 Xing Huang, Washington University in St. Louis

 Department of Economics

Joint with the Haas Finance Seminar

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: "Supply chain enforcement of labor law: Experimental evidence from Bangladesh’s apparel sector"

Seminar | September 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business

 Laura Boudreau, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come...   More >

SPH Brown Bag Research Presentation: Fighting mosquito-borne diseases with genomics, machine learning and likelihood functions

Seminar | September 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 John Marshall, Assistant Professor in Residence, School of Public Health

 Public Health, School of

Malaria, dengue, Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases continue to pose a major global health burden through much of the world, despite the widespread distribution of insecticide-based tools and antimalarial drugs. Consequently, there is interest in novel strategies to control these diseases, including the release of mosquitoes transfected with Wolbachia and engineered with CRISPR-based gene...   More >

Secrets from a Baby/Toddler (SLEEP) Nurse (BEUHS368)

Workshop | September 27 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

 Marsha Podd, RN

 Be Well at Work - Work/Life

Wondering how to initiate peaceful detachments at bedtime, encourage routines and cues for your baby’s/toddler’s sleep? With over 30 years’ experience working with infants and children, Marsha Podd will offer practical advice, knowledgeable insights and tips on how to create a healthy sleep environment for you and your family. Whether you are pregnant, have a newborn, or are raising a toddler (or...   More >

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(CANCELED) IB Seminar: Recent Advances in Fertility Preservation using Non-Traditional Animal Models

Seminar | September 27 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building | Canceled

 Pierre Comizzoli, Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

 Department of Integrative Biology

Fourth Annual IDV MPH Students Field Study Symposium

Conference/Symposium | September 27 | 2:30-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 150 Colloquia Room, Berkeley Way West Building

 Public Health, School of

Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology is hosting its fourth Annual IDV MPH Students Field Study Symposium. Please join us to learn the fascinating projects related to infectious diseases of summer field study of IDV MPH students.

Mathematics Department Colloquium: You can hear the shape of a billiard table

Colloquium | September 27 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

 Moon Duchin, Tufts

 Department of Mathematics

A great deal of fundamental mathematics has been directed at the question of "hearing the shape of a drum," or reading geometric features of a plane domain or manifold off from its Laplace spectrum. I'll address a parallel question in symbolic dynamics: if you have a Euclidean polygon and only know the sequences of sides struck in succession by billiard trajectories—that is, the bounce...   More >

Teaching History Beyond Four-Year College

Panel Discussion | September 27 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Mike Buckley, Convent and Stuart Hall High Schools; Adrianne Francisco, Drew School; Ashley Leyba, BASIS Independent Fremont; Joseph Nejad-Duong, Fremont High School; Rachel Reinhard, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project; Tim Rose, Berkeley City College

 Department of History, AHA Career Diversity for Historians

Six alumni of Berkeley History will discuss their career trajectories and current work in education. The panelists work in public and private middle and high schools, community colleges, and in academic adjacent roles in higher education.

The panel and Q&A will be followed by a reception with opportunities for networking.

A Conversation on Rent Control + Fall Open House: Presented by the Terner Center and the Berkeley Real Estate Club

Panel Discussion | September 27 | 5:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 Ahdi Nagraj, SF Director, SPUR; Dr. Brian Asquith, NBER

 Matt Levin, CalMatters

 Dr. Jennifer Martinez, Executive Director, Faith in Action

 Terner Center for Housing Innovation, Berkeley Real Estate Club (BERC)

Rent control remains one of the most divisive urban policy issues, especially in the Bay. Come learn from a diverse group of experts about the research, trade offs, and potential paths forward. Panelists include Ahdi Nagraj (SF Director of SPUR), Dr. Brian Asquith (NBER/Upjohn Institute), and Dr. Jennifer Martinez (Executive Director, Faith in Action). Moderated by Matt Levin from CalMatters. The...   More >

Archaeological Perspectives on Fire and People: From Ancient Neanderthals to Contemporary California

Panel Discussion | September 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Kent Lightfoot, Professor, Anthropology, UC Berkeley; Ruth Tringham, Professor Emerita, Anthropology, UC Berkeley; Linn Gassaway, Heritage Program Manager, Lassen National Forest; Tim Gill, Visiting Scholar, Archaeological Research Facility

 John Holson, Principal, Pacific Legacy, Inc.

 Archaeological Research Facility

This event brings together archaeologists from UC Berkeley’s Archaeological Research Facility and the US Forest Service in a panel discussion exploring what we might learn from humanity's long experience with fire.