Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Presentation | November 6 | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Andrew Eppig, Institutional Research Analyst, UC Berkeley Div. of Equity and Inclusion, and Roshni Wadhwani, Research Associate, Public Profit will discuss their recent analysis of patterns of student enrollment, retention and success in lower-division STEM prerequisite courses.
Seminar | November 6 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM
Rosalie Lawrence, PhD candidate, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology; Andrew Saintsing, PhD student, Department of Integrative Biology
Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Rosalie Lawrence from the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley. Rosalie is a PhD candidate whose research is focused on cellular decision-making.
Workshop | November 6 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms
J-1 and J-2 visitors subject to this requirement must return to their country of legal permanent residence for two years or obtain a waiver before being eligible for certain employment visas such as H (temporary employment), L (intra-company transfer), or Permanent Resident status ("green card"). Not all J visitors are subject as it depends on specific factors.
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Merck Seminar in the Chemical Sciences: A few of my favorite rings: Catalysis inspired by macrocycles
Seminar | November 6 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Lactones and lactams make up a range of structurally complex and functional compounds, from antibiotics to nanomaterials. Inspired by Nature's cyclic architectures, we are developing catalytic methods that feature stereoselective hydroacylation. Hydroacylation, the formal addition of an aldehyde CH bond across an unsaturated functional group, is an ideal approach to carbonyl functionalities... More >
Colloquium | November 6 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Julie Burelle, UC San Diego
Julie Burelle holds a PhD from the joint program in Drama and Theatre at UC San Diego and UC Irvine. Originally from Quebec, Canada, Julie has studied and taught theatre on both coasts of Canada and of the United States. She earned a B.A. in Theatre from the University of Toronto. Julie's research is invested in a decolonizing project and is in conversation with the fields of Performance Studies,... More >
Presentation | November 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Presenters: Andrew Eppig, Institutional Research Analyst, UC Berkeley Div. of Equity and Inclusion and Roshni Wadhwani, Research Associate, Public Profit. Berkeleys STEM departments have long struggled to improve persistence, particularly among non-traditional students, including women, underrepresented minorities, students with disabilities, and students from low socioeconomic backgrounds.... More >
Colloquium | November 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 170 Wurster Hall
"What does Infrastructure do? Water in Mexico City"
Ivonne del Valle, Associate Professor of Spanish & Portuguese
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Part of the Global Urban Humanities Colloquium The City and Its People, Rhetoric 198-3 / ARCH 198-2, Rhetoric 244A / ARCH 298-2
This talk will explore the paradoxical history of water in Mexico City--the constant flooding, the... More >
Colloquium | November 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 170 Wurster Hall
This talk will explore the paradoxical history of water in Mexico City--the constant flooding, the lack of water for daily consumption--and the conditions of possibility that allowed for 22 million inhabitants to reside in a place not suitable for such... More >
Presentation | November 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.
** MUST RSVP**
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1.
Workshop | November 6 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Thoughtful planning for your and your loved ones future care, includes legal considerations. This workshop will review necessary information and documents you will need in your legal toolbox. These include:
Durable Power of Attorney for health care and finances
Advanced Health Care Directive
Physician Ordered Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)
Symplectic Working Group: Let's try to understand what the classical mirror symmetry conjecture says!
Seminar | November 6 | 2-3 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall
Daniel Chupin, UC Berkeley
Seminar | November 6 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Josh Schwartzstein, Harvard Business School
Shuddhabrata Sengupta and the Raqs Media Collective: ISAS Faculty Workshop led by Prof. Poulomi Saha
Workshop | November 6 | 3-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Study Center
Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Artist and writer, and member of Raqs Media Collective
Poulomi Saha, Assistant Professor of English, UC Berkeley
Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Arts Research Center, Department of English, Department of Art Practice, Department of History of Art, University of California Humanities Research Institute
A Faculty and Graduate Seminar with Shuddhabrata Sengupta, artist and writer, and member of Raqs Media Collective.
Seminar | November 6 | 3-4 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Eric Ashley, Discovery Process Chemistry Site Lead, Merck Research Laboratories San Francisco
Throughout history medicinal molecules have changed the path of human societies. The foundational art and science of synthetic chemistry powers modern strategies for the discovery and development of new medicinal compounds. This seminar will explore the interplay between target molecules, molecular design, synthetic strategy, and reaction discovery in the context of a novel mechanism for the... More >
Seminar | November 6 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall
Colin Guillarmou, Univ. Paris Sud (Orsay)
We explain how to use microlocal methods in order to show Fried's conjecture relating torsion and Ruelle zeta function in dimension 3 and some cases in dimension 5. In higher dimensions we show that the value of the Ruelle zeta function at 0 is a local invariant of the connection (thus independent of the Anosov flow) under certain spectral assumptions, providing new insights toward Fried’s... More >
Probabilistic Operator Algebra Seminar: Invariance of absolutely continuous spectra under hybrid normed ideal perturbations.
Seminar | November 6 | 3:45-5:45 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall
Dan-Virgil Voiculescu, UC Berkeley
In hybrid normed ideal perturbations of n-tuples of operators the normed ideal is allowed to vary with the component operator. The talk will deal with the machinery we developed for normed ideal perturbations based on a numerical invariant, the modulus of quasicentral approximation, and its extension to the hybrid setting. We used this approach to show that if two n-tuples of commuting hermitian... More >
Colloquium | November 6 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Lisa Yoneyama, University of Toronto
The U.S.-led post-conflict transitional justice in the Asia-Pacific Wars aftermath has not only rendered certain violences illegible and unredressable. It also left many colonial legacies intact. In Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American Justice and Japanese War Crimes I argued that, much more than products of the East Asian state policies capitalizing on the anti-Japanese... More >
Seminar | November 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
A focus of my research is to the develop simulation methods that reveal the mechanistic details of quantum mechanical reactions that are central to biological, molecular, and heterogenous catalysis. The nature of this effort is three-fold: we work from the foundation of quantum statistical mechanics and semiclassical dynamics to develop methods that significantly expand the scope and reliability... More >
Seminar | November 6 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Zhenia Yarmosh, UC Berkeley
Workshop | November 6 | 4:15-6:15 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Graduate Mentors, College of L&S
A workshop focused on stress management and maintaining a healthy school-life balance
Presentation | November 6 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Colloquia Room 1104
DICE presents the results and analysis of the SPH Climate Survey taken by students, staff, and faculty in May 2018.
Please join us after the presentation for a discussion on what we have learned from the Climate Survey and how we can make the School of Public Health a more welcoming and inclusive community.
No RSVP necessary
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Colloquium | November 6 | 6 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall
Born in France in 1968, Hugues Leclère perfected his playing with Catherine Collard before entering first nominated the Conservatoire National Superieur de musique de Paris, from which he graduated with high honors in piano, music theory, and chamber music.
He performs all other the world, in the USA (Cleveland, Bloomington, Boston, San Antonio ) and Canada (Montreal), in far east... More >
Workshop | November 6 | 6-7:15 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Scientists seeking faculty positions will be asked to deliver a job talk and a chalk talk. Learn the difference between these two components of the hiring process - what each demonstrates to the search committee, and ways you can prepare to discuss your science that will make a strongly positive impression. This event will focus on the chalk talk; panelists are UC Berkeley professors and... More >