Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Tour/Open House | December 11 – 12, 2019 every day | Jacobs Hall
On Wednesday, December 11, and Thursday, December 12, please join the Jacobs Institute for the Jacobs Winter Design Showcase. At this open house, you can meet student designers, check out innovations in fields from health to mobility, and celebrate the semester over conversation and refreshments. Student projects will engage topics from biodesign and social impact to mobility and prosthetics.
Workshop | December 11 | 9-10 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.
Workshop | December 11 | 10:10-11 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.
Seminar | December 11 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Performing Arts - Music | December 11 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
A Holiday Sing along with University Chorus directed be Wei Cheng
Free. No reserved seating.
Colloquium | December 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Emma Aguila, Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
Emma Aguila is an Assistant Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public of Policy. Her research interests include pension reform, saving for retirement, access to social security benefits and healthcare for vulnerable elderly population, and the interrelation between socioeconomic status and health.
Workshop | December 11 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Carla Higgins, Realtor
Thinking about buying a first home? Not sure where to start?
Join Realtor Carla Higgins to learn about:
the homebuying process
sources of down-payment and closing-cost assistance
who should be on your homebuying team
the benefits of homebuyer education
BIO: Carla is an experienced Realtor with 19 years experience, a single mother of 3... More >
Course | December 11 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall
This course details the process of creating new Form objects in a Microsoft Access database. Emphasis is placed on core functional concepts of data transmission to Tables, Controls and Control properties, design and formatting, and calculated Controls. Understand the purpose and interdependencies of the six major database object types. Understand the functional concepts of Form objects such... More >
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: “Inflammation and the control of energy homeostasis”
Seminar | December 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Alan Saltiel, UCSD
Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall
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.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.
Exhibit - Photography | August 28, 2019 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center, 220 Stephens
In an exhibition of selected works from the past five decades, documentary photographer Ken Light probes social and political issues in America.
Viewing hours are generally Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please contact the Townsend Center to confirm availability.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?
Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,... More >