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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Spanish-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT): 2-Day Summer Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

Join CRLP at UC Berkeley this summer for a two-day institute designed to effectively promote Spanish-to-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT) primarily for dual immersion teachers and schools. SEBT offers an approach for teaching English reading foundational skills through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction (K-5).

Communicating with Impact: BPM202

Workshop | June 19 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Shirley Giraldo; Kathy Mendonca

 Human Resources

The content covers fundamental tools and techniques to communicate effectively with your team, colleagues, manager, and other across the organization.

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Colloidal Heat Engines: Extracting Work from Bacterial Activity and Non-conservative Forces

Seminar | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Professor Ajay K. Sood, Indian Institute of Science

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Artificial microscale heat engines are prototypical models to explore the mechanisms of energy transduction in a fluctuation dominated regime. This talk will first discuss our experiments to realize a micrometer sized active Sterling heat engine operating between two nonequilibrium reservoirs with different activities of the bacteria. At high activities of bacteria, the efficiency of our heat...   More >

Colloidal Heat Engines: Extracting Work from Bacterial Activity and Non-conservative Forces

Seminar | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Ajay K. Sood, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science

 College of Chemistry

Abstract: Artificial microscale heat engines are prototypical models to explore the mechanisms of energy transduction in a fluctuation dominated regime. This talk will first discuss our experiments to realize a micrometer sized active Sterling heat engine operating between two nonequilibrium reservoirs with different activities of the bacteria. At high activities of bacteria, the efficiency of...   More >

The Human Side of Judging

Conference/Symposium | June 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Booth Auditorium, Room 175

 Senior District Judge Charles R. Breyer, Northern District of California; Justice Eva Guzman, Supreme Court of Texas; Jeremy D. Fogel, Executive Director of the Berkeley Judicial Institute and former United States District Judge, Northern District of California; Carlos R. Moreno, Former Associate Justice, California Supreme Court

 Michael Lewis, Author of ‘The Fifth Risk’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘The Blind Side’ and ‘Moneyball’; Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center

 Deanell Reece Tacha, Former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and former Dean, Pepperdine Law School

 Berkeley Judicial Institute, Berkeley Law

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Booth Auditorium, Room 175, Berkeley Law School

RSVP by June 18: https://berkeleylaw.wufoo.com/forms/the-human-side-of-judging/

Live Stream: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/live-stream-the-human-side-of-judging/

How do judges manage the personal challenges that their role often requires them to face, including chronic stress, exposure to...   More >