Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)
Have fun and meet other families in West and South Berkeley.
For Children ages 05 and their caregivers.
Free, drop-in, snacks, circle time, arts and crafts and science activities.
Certificate Program in College Admissions and Career Planning and Professional Program in College Admission Counseling Online Information Session
Information Session | January 30 | 12-1 p.m. | Online
Sigrid Mueller, M.A., UC Berkeley Extension, program director
Instructors and staff present information about directing others in their quest for higher education and career fulfillment. Learn about career opportunities, curriculum requirements and specific course content for both programs.
Data Science/Health IT Talk, Ziad Obermeyer, MD, Brigham and Womens Hospital: Are we over-testing? Using machine learning to understand physician decision making
Social Event | January 30 | 12-2 p.m. | 401 University Hall
(Joint work with Sendhil Mullainathan)
Low-value health carecare that provides little health benefit relative to its costis a central concern for policy makers. Identifying exactly which care is likely to be of low-value ex ante, however, has proven challenging. We use machine learning to gauge the extent of low-value care, focusing on testing decisions for heart attack in emergency... More >
Information Session | January 30 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)
Massive change is afoot at Uber! In 2017 we welcomed a million women drivers to our platformed, changed the face of freight, tested out autonomous vehicles on thr road, and worked on tackling gender bias in the app.
Talk to Molly Long, a senior software engineer on the Customer Identity Team, as she discusses the challenges and exciting efforts she has been working on.
We'll talk about... More >
Reception | January 30 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law
Wine & Crime is the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Laws annual mixer between practitioners and students. This event allows students to meet practitioners and hear about their experiences working in criminal law. It is a great opportunity to give interested students a chance to learn more about a career in criminal law.
Are you interested in planning UC Berkeley's 2018 Earth Week? SERC is recruiting individual student leaders and/or student representatives from environmental student organizations to join the Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee. Sign up at tinyurl.com/EarthWeekCommittee
Information Session | January 31 | 9-10 a.m. | 139 Mulford Hall
Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, The Berkeley Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity; Patrick Gonzalez, Principal Climate Change Specialist, U.S. National Park Service; Sarah Allen, Science Program Lead, U.S. National Park Service
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. Space is limited, you must RSVP to attend the event.
You MUST R.S.V.P. to attend! Seats are limited. If seats are filled, you will be asked to add your name to a waitlist.
Information Session | January 31 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars
Learn about how to apply to this research program for your last year!
The Haas Scholars Program supports twenty undergraduates with financial need with their interest for conducting research during their final year at UC-Berkeley. Applicants are evaluated primarily on the merit and originality of their proposal for an independent research or creative project that will serve as the basis for a... More >
Information Session | January 31 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships
OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application
Social Event | January 31 | 3-4 p.m. | Julie's Cafe
Coffee Break is a chance to meet new people from all over the world, have interesting discussions, and drink FREE coffee together--a relaxing break in the middle of the school week! We meet every Wednesday from 3-4 PM at Julie's Cafe.
This week we're talking about that Bay Area life! Whether it's sharing your favorite hangouts or complaining about the housing market, let's chat about the... More >
Information Session | January 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership)
Interested in exploring data science as a career path? Come learn insights about critical skill-sets and how to get hired from current part-time MEng student, Farshad Miraftab.
Farshad is currently a Data Scientist on Asurion's Big Data team responsible for driving customer engagement using machine learning principals. He's developed various models to predict customer churn, improve customer... More >
Only open to Master of Engineering students.
Information Session | January 31 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Come learn about public health opportunities abroad! Study Abroad Advisers, Public Health Advisers and students will discuss how study abroad works, program opportunities, guidelines for course approvals, financial aid/scholarships and more!
Information Session | January 31 | 5-6 p.m. | 262 Evans Hall
Marcia Condon, UCDC
Come learn about Berkeley's program in DC, where students from any major intern and research in Washington DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.
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