<< Wednesday, February 27, 2019 >>

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Through the Learner's Lens: A Student Learning Center Photo Contest

Miscellaneous | February 25 – March 22, 2019 every day |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 Student Learning Center

The UC Berkeley Student Learning Center is excited to invite submissions for our first ever photo contest! We’re calling on the creativity of our campus community to build a collection of images that showcase the diverse ways learning takes place in and through the Student Learning Center. We invite you to share moments in the learning process that excite you, challenge you, and encapsulate the...   More >

Graduation Coordinators Meeting

Meeting | February 27 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. |  Berkeley Hillel

 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA

 University Development and Alumni Relations

De-stressing with Thriving in Science

Special Event | February 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 231 Barker Hall

 Thriving in Science

Curator’s Talk: Lucinda Barnes on Hans Hofmann

Tour/Open House | February 27 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA Curator Emerita Lucinda Barnes, a preeminent expert on Hans Hofmann, offers a walk-through of the new, major retrospective of the artist’s work. In her talk, the exhibition's curator highlights connections between Hofmann’s most iconic late-career paintings and some remarkable and prescient works from the 1930s and ’40s. Among the works she will discuss are Effervescence (1944), Cataclysm...   More >

BJCL Elections

Meeting | February 27 | 12:45-2 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Law, Boalt School of

Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law will be electing next year's executive committee. Come hear about the candidates' platforms for improving the journal and maintaining our status as a top publisher of criminal law scholarship.

Gilman Scholarship Essay Review

Special Event | February 27 | 2-4 p.m. | 160 Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Are you applying to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship?

Come to the Gilman Scholarship Essay Review and get feedback on your application essays from recent Gilman Scholars from UC Berkeley.

The Gilman Scholarship deadline for Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Year 2019-2020 study abroad programs and internships is 9:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. For more information or to apply,...   More >

International Student Drop-In Career Advising

Meeting | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor

 Career Center

Students sign up on site for a 15-minute appointment. First come, first served.

These drop-in appointments can be helpful for your quick questions on the following topics:

-Resume/Cover Letter Critique
-Job or Internship Search
-Networking
-Career Fair Preparation
-Interview Preparation
-Graduate/Professional Program Application
-Others

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but...   More >

Graduate Student Activities Showcase

Information Session | February 27 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Department of Chemical Engineering

Berkeley Summer Abroad and Berkeley Global Internships: Earn credit and see the world this summer.

Information Session | February 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 442 Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Earn Berkeley credit while seeing the world this summer! Learn more about Berkeley Global Internships and Berkeley Summer Abroad at this info session.

Berkeley Global Internships offer students valuable internship experience across the globe. Scholarships are available for Boston, Dublin, Israel, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Mumbai, Prague, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo. Learn more at...   More >

Reading for Bias: Computational Semantics and the Character of Racial Discourse

Special Event | February 27 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall

 Hoyt Long, Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, University of Chicago

 Information, School of

Machine learning algorithms are not neutral observers of the world, but see what they are trained to see.

Swahili Table

Social Event | January 23 – May 8, 2019 every Wednesday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Elizabeth Resor

 Center for African Studies

Every Wednesdays speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company (don't worry- beverage/food purchases are NOT required). And of course, Swahili speaking...   More >

Meraki Tech Talk

Information Session | February 27 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meraki is a cloud managed IT company whose solutions include wireless, switching, security, communications, EMM, and security cameras, all managed through Meraki’s web-based dashboard interface.

This tech talk will be focused on Meraki's firmware engineering team! Come out to hear more about current opportunities!

--- FOOD and DRINKS provided! ---

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.