Thursday, January 16, 2020
Spring 2020 Special Seminar: Programming Biomaterials with Microscale and Synthetic Biology Engineering
Seminar | January 16 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Angelo Mao, Wyss Technology Fellow and postdoctoral associate at the Wyss Institute at Harvard Medical School
Tunable biomaterials underlie numerous approaches for therapy, diagnostics, and basic biological research. Developing methods to shape materials with appropriate properties is needed for successful deployment of material-based strategies. In this seminar, I will highlight concepts for engineering material properties that leverage microfluidic technologies and synthetic biology, respectively. I... More >
Seminar | January 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2121 Berkeley Way, Room 1203
Talia Konkle, Harvard University
What drives the functional organization of the visual system? All proposals balance the causal roles of two pressures: innately specified cortical patterning mechanisms, establishing large-scale network architecture, and self-organizing mechanisms driven by the statistics of natural experience, effecting local organization. In part 1, I will characterize the functional organization of... More >
Special Event | January 16 | 5:15-8:30 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)
Join us for UC Berkeley Extension's Accounting Career Night.
We bring together industry leaders, recruiters, current students, alumni, prospective students, and members of the Bay Area professional accounting community for a networking reception and panel discussion. If you want to know more about the range of roles accounting professionals can pursue and what's required to enter and advance... More >
FREE. Register online
Information Session | January 16 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 104 Dwinelle Hall
Sigrid Mueller, Program Director, Education, UC Berkeley Extension
Learn how you can start or advance a career in student affairs and higher-education administration. Hear about how our certificate can help you work with student diversity, foster leadership and grow your understanding of the higher-education landscape.
Lecture | January 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Little Hill Lounge
10753 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
Peggy Hellweg, UC Berkeley
The Hayward Fault, in our East Bay backyard, is a big earthquake hazard. What have we learned recently? What are we doing to improve earthquake outcomes? What can you do to be prepared?
Film - Feature | January 16 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Fellinis first solo directorial effort is a farce about the collision of fantasy and reality. A pair of provincial newlyweds (Leopoldo Trieste and Brunella Bovo) arrive in Rome with plans for a visit with relatives and an audience with the Pope. But first, the naive young bride sets out to meet her heartthrob, the White Sheik (Alberto Sordi), hero of a fumetto photo-comic stripleading to a... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 >
You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor
Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.
Oranges debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a... More >
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Exhibit - Photography | January 13 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 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 Monday-Friday during the academic year. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please call (510) 643-9670 or email email@example.com for viewing times.
Object Lessons brings together ancient and modern Egyptian artifacts from the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in an exhibition in The Bancroft Library Gallery and Corridor. In the gallery, we invite you to explore how items from everyday life were created and discarded, excavated and conserved, from antiquity to the present day. The corridor... More >