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Wednesday, March 20, 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 >

Brown Bag Lunch on Parks, Conservation, and Your Career

Special Event | March 20 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 139 Mulford Hall

 Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity; Patrick Gonzalez, Principal Climate Change Specialist, National Park Service; Sarah Allen, Science Program Leader, National Park Service

 California Outdoor Engagement Coalition

The Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity is excited to announce an opportunity for students to join Jon Jarvis, Sarah Allen, and Patrick Gonzalez for a monthly one hour event where they can ask questions and seek advice about the National Park Service, climate change, careers, conservation, and much more. Students can learn more and RSVP here. Space is limited, you must RSVP to attend...   More >

  RSVP online or or by emailing rhoniedee1993@berkeley.edu by March 19.

SOLD OUT - Spring Equinox Sound Bath

Special Event | March 20 | 12-1 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Celebrate the first day of spring with this special concert of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs at the UC Botanical Garden.

$25, $20 Garden members

 SOLD OUT - please email gardenprograms@berkeley.edu to be added to the waitlist.

Guided Tours: Hans Hofmann

Tour/Open House | March 20 | 12:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Explore Hans Hofmann’s dynamic and influential work with guided tours on selected Wednesdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays.

Intro to Study Abroad: EOP Edition

Information Session | March 20 | 2-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, BNorth Room 82A

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Are you an EOP student interested in studying abroad? Join us for this special info session to learn about the basics of programs, finances and applications.

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 >

AI in the Open World: Technology & Responsibility

Special Event | March 20 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 210 South Hall

 Eric Horvitz

 Information, School of

Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research.

Fireside Chat with Ambassadors Cho and Harris: With Introduction by Former Ambassador Stephens

Special Event | March 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Ambassador Harry Harris, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea; Ambassador Yoon-je Cho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S.

 T.J. Pempel, Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Korea Economic Institute of America

This opportunity to directly engage the ambassadors is part of the Ambassadors’ Dialogue program, organized by the Korea Economic Institute.

Amb. Cho was appointed Ambassador of the ROK to the USA by President Moon Jae-in in August 2017.

Amb. Harris was nominated by President Trump in May and confirmed by the US Senate in June 2018 as US Ambassador to the ROK.

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 >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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