<< April 2018 >>

Sunday, April 1, 2018

SOGA Open Hours

Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA

 Campus Gardens

SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Monday, April 2, 2018

DH Faire Reception and Poster Session

Special Event | April 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

 Digital Humanities at Berkeley

Help us kick off the 2018 DH Faire by enjoying refreshments with colleagues and browsing posters on recent DH work in Berkeley's Morrison Library. http://dh.berkeley.edu/dh-faire-2018

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 22 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter (check for location updates). This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases (water, soda, coffee, tea, beer, etc.), but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and...   More >

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from...   More >

Science and Literacy Playgroup

Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)

 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

 Chancellor's Community Grant, Trybe Inc.

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Adaptive Traffic Control Systems

Special Event | April 3 – 12, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 1-4 p.m. |  Online

 Joy Bhattacharya, PE, PTOE, Principal, Stantec

 Aleksandar Stevanovic, PhD, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online course offers summary of fundamental principles, operational requirements and expected benefits of some of the frequently deployed Adaptive Traffic Control Systems. The first session presents differences between adaptive and responsive traffic controls and introduces briefly three ATCS deployed in California (ACS Lite, QuicTrac, and SCOOT). The second session addresses InSync, a...   More >

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Christina Marsden Gillis Academic Lives Program: Robots, Humans and Artificial Intelligence

Special Event | April 3 | 4-6 p.m. | Women's Faculty Club, Stebbins Lounge

 Francesco Borelli, Professor Mechanical Engineering U.C. B.; Ruzena Bajcsy, Professor EECS - U.C. B., Former Director (CITRIS); Koushil Sreenath, Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering U.C.B.; Mark Mueller, Mechanical Engineering U.C.B.

 Women's Faculty Club

In the near future robots will be in home and offices, will drive us around, will help humans with daily tasks and assist elderly, children and workers in factories. Scientists at Berkeley are in the forefront of robotics research trying to address issues as safety, scalability, intelligence, human interaction and societal impact. This symposium will give an overview of current technologies and...   More >

  RSVP by calling Front Desk at 510-642-4175, or by emailing Front Desk at womensfacultyclub@gmail.com by April 3.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Digital Humanity: Archiving the Sounds of Tolman Hall West

Miscellaneous | April 4 |  Tolman Hall

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

We invite you to give a musical performance (vocal, instrumental, chanting, beatbox, etc.) in Tolman Hall West to be recorded and shared with the community at large. No amplification required. Please email ipsr@berkeley.edu, and we will arrange a time during April to record.

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 3 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month with exceptions |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee

Meeting | January 31 – April 18, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions |  Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

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

Digital Scholarship in the Library and Archives

Special Event | April 4 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Doe Library, 180 Doe Library

 Library

The Library collaborates with digital humanities research and initiatives through digital publishing, digitization, preservation strategies, metadata creation, subject expertise, instruction, and much more. Come hear from librarians and archivists Mary Elings, Cody Hennesy, and Josh Quan on the ways they have engaged with digital scholarship both within the Library and on...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | February 1, 2017 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Coffee Break

Social Event | March 14 – April 25, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  International House Cafe

 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment.

Come enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. We'll also have weekly discussion topics to stimulate conversation.
Stop by and take a break with...   More >

Career Connections: Sports Industry

Miscellaneous | April 4 | 6-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center, The Berkeley Network

CAA has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

For each of these casual networking events, we are seeking a diverse group of alumni to showcase a variety of careers. The events require no prep—simply chat with interested students, share your path from Cal to career, and offer advice to those who hope to follow...   More >

  Register online

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

In Defense of troublemakers: A conversation with Charlan Nemeth"

Special Event | April 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  California Institute of Integral Studies

 1453 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

 Charlan Nemeth interviewed, California Institute of Integral Studies

 California Institute of Integral Studies

An interview of Charlan Nemeth on her new book "In defense of troublemakers: the power of dissent in life and business" on the "perils of consensus" and the "power of dissent"

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Adaptive Traffic Control Systems

Special Event | April 3 – 12, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 1-4 p.m. |  Online

 Joy Bhattacharya, PE, PTOE, Principal, Stantec

 Aleksandar Stevanovic, PhD, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online course offers summary of fundamental principles, operational requirements and expected benefits of some of the frequently deployed Adaptive Traffic Control Systems. The first session presents differences between adaptive and responsive traffic controls and introduces briefly three ATCS deployed in California (ACS Lite, QuicTrac, and SCOOT). The second session addresses InSync, a...   More >

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Berkeley International Group meeting: Collaborating Internationally with Major Research Universities: An Introduction to the Student Experience in the Research (SERU) Consortium

Meeting | April 5 | 2-3 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Room 442 | Note change in time and location

 Center for Studies in Higher Education , Global Engagement Office

See UC Berkeley's Global Engagement website for further details relating to the Berkeley International Group (BIG) meetings:
https://globalengagement.berkeley.edu/faculty-staff/berkeley-international-group-big-meetings

Friday, April 6, 2018

MEng Visit Day for Admitted Students

Social Event | April 6 |  2451 Ridge Road, Shire Hall (Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership)

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Visit UC Berkeley campus, learn more about the Master of Engineering Program, and meet with current students, staff, and faculty. You will also experience a taste of the engineering leadership case discussion as well as learn about our career services!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Clark Kerr Garden Open Hours

Tour/Open House | February 2 – May 11, 2018 every Friday | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Campus Gardens

The Clark Kerr Garden is managed by Gardener Susanne Weisman along with the Cal Dining Sustainability Team Garden Coordinators and committed volunteers. Clark Kerr contains a culinary garden, an orchard, and continually growing edible landscaping.

Our goal is to be a space where anyone can hang out, pass through, learn something, collaborate, and enjoy food together. We hold skills training...   More >

Dissertation Talk: Learning Single-view 3D Reconstruction of Objects and Scenes

Miscellaneous | April 6 | 3-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, SDH 250

 Shubham Tulsiani, UC Berkeley

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

In this talk, I will discuss the task of inferring 3D structure underlying an image, in particular focusing on two questions - a) how we can plausibly obtain supervisory signal for this task, and b) what forms of representation should we pursue. I will first show that we can leverage image-based supervision to learn single-view 3D prediction, by using geometry as a bridge between the learning...   More >

Reception for Invitation to a Lost World

Reception | April 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Hearst Museum staff will select rare and beautiful objects from the collections, most never shown to the public before. Join some of California’s most skillful Native artists as well as special guests to celebrate thousands of years of accumulated wisdom, practical knowledge, and beauty embedded in these objects. Catch a glimpse of California’s oldest, deepest, and most abiding sense of itself

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | April 7 | 10-11 a.m. | 209 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this program can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and prepare you for application to certified clinical laboratory scientist training programs.

 UNEX 1053. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Sunday, April 8, 2018

SOGA Open Hours

Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA

 Campus Gardens

SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Monday, April 9, 2018

Edible Book Festival

Special Event | April 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

The Berkeley University Library is pleased to host its second Edible Book Festival!

Edible Book Festivals feature creative food projects that draw their inspiration from books and stories. Edible books might physically resemble books, or they might refer to an aspect of a story, or they might incorporate text.

All members of the UC Berkeley community are encouraged to participate! The...   More >

 The Edible Books Festival is open to anyone with a CalID.

Edible Book Festival

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 22 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter (check for location updates). This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases (water, soda, coffee, tea, beer, etc.), but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and...   More >

30th Annual I-House Annual Celebration and Awards Gala: Welcoming UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol T. Christ and honoring the 2018 I-House Alumni of the Year

Special Event | April 9 | 6 p.m. |  International House

 International House

6 pm Music & Mingling Dinner & Program Follow
$275 per person
$150 per person for Young Diplomats (35 years of years of age and under)

Chevron Auditorium International House Berkeley
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Valet Parking Provided
Formal cocktail & international attire encouraged Catering provided by International House

Limited seating is available. RSVP by Tuesday, April 3,...   More >

  Register online or by calling 510-642-4128, or by emailing ihalumni@berkeley.edu

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Science and Literacy Playgroup

Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)

 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

 Chancellor's Community Grant, Trybe Inc.

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Adaptive Traffic Control Systems

Special Event | April 3 – 12, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 1-4 p.m. |  Online

 Joy Bhattacharya, PE, PTOE, Principal, Stantec

 Aleksandar Stevanovic, PhD, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online course offers summary of fundamental principles, operational requirements and expected benefits of some of the frequently deployed Adaptive Traffic Control Systems. The first session presents differences between adaptive and responsive traffic controls and introduces briefly three ATCS deployed in California (ACS Lite, QuicTrac, and SCOOT). The second session addresses InSync, a...   More >

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Beyond Diversity: Building A Culture of Inclusion in STEM Education

Special Event | April 10 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Tracy L. Johnson, Ph.D., Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, UCLA

 Paul Barber, Ph.D., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

 Tyrone B. Hayes, Ph.D., Department of Integrative Biology, UCB

 College of Division of Biological Sciences Letters & Science

A lecture and panel discussion (3:30-5:00 pm) followed by a reception (after 5 pm).

The greatest population growth in the US is happening in precisely the populations that remain profoundly underrepresented in the sciences. It is clear that the long-term vitality of the scientific enterprise in the US is dependent on preparing a broader population of young people to be the scientific leaders...   More >

  RSVP online

Cal Night at the SF Giants: vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Special Event | April 10 | 7:15-10:30 p.m. |  AT&T Park

  , San Francisco, CA

 Cal Alumni Association

The Giants are proud to invite all students, alumni, and fans of UC Berkeley to the fourth annual University of California, Berkeley Night at AT&T Park! Your special event ticket includes a game ticket, as well as a limited-edition Cal-Giants beanie!

  Tickets go on sale February 13. Buy tickets online

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee

Meeting | January 31 – April 18, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions |  Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

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

Funding and Programming Transportation Projects in California

Special Event | April 11 – 12, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Fairfield Inn, Woodland

 2100 Freeway Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

 Gian-Claudia Sciara, PhD, AICP, Professional Researcher, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies; Andre Boutros, PE, Former Executive Director, California Transportation Commission

 Technology Transfer Program

Funding state and local transportation projects in California is a complex process involving multiple inter-related federal, state, regional, and local planning and operating agencies as well as an alphabet soup of documents and funding programs. Changing requirements and shifting political priorities can further complicate the process. Without a map and a strategy for developing fundable...   More >

$395.00 CA Public Agency, $790.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Traffic Control for Safer Work Zones

Special Event | April 11 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Richmond Field Station, Bldg. 445

 Gordon Wang, PE, Associate Safety Engineer, Cal/OSHA

 Technology Transfer Program

Traffic Control for Safe Work Zones is designed to keep the workers and public safe during road construction and maintenance, utility work, landscaping and railway maintenance work along roadways in California. This training course is compliant with the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (CAMUTCD), Cal-OSHA Sections 1598 & 1599, and California Vehicle Code Section 21400; it also...   More >

$150.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Coffee Break

Social Event | March 14 – April 25, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  International House Cafe

 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment.

Come enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. We'll also have weekly discussion topics to stimulate conversation.
Stop by and take a break with...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Funding and Programming Transportation Projects in California

Special Event | April 11 – 12, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Fairfield Inn, Woodland

 2100 Freeway Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

 Gian-Claudia Sciara, PhD, AICP, Professional Researcher, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies; Andre Boutros, PE, Former Executive Director, California Transportation Commission

 Technology Transfer Program

Funding state and local transportation projects in California is a complex process involving multiple inter-related federal, state, regional, and local planning and operating agencies as well as an alphabet soup of documents and funding programs. Changing requirements and shifting political priorities can further complicate the process. Without a map and a strategy for developing fundable...   More >

$395.00 CA Public Agency, $790.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Teaching and Research Resource Fair

Special Event | April 12 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Room 117, Level D

 Academic Innovation Studio

Connect with dozens of campus service providers to get new ideas, find support, and learn about resources and services. Enjoy focused conversations and technology demos while meeting other instructors and researchers.

 ID required.

  RSVP online by April 10.

Ideas, answers, support for all UCB instructors and researchers

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | April 12 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

  Make reservations online

Adaptive Traffic Control Systems

Special Event | April 3 – 12, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 1-4 p.m. |  Online

 Joy Bhattacharya, PE, PTOE, Principal, Stantec

 Aleksandar Stevanovic, PhD, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online course offers summary of fundamental principles, operational requirements and expected benefits of some of the frequently deployed Adaptive Traffic Control Systems. The first session presents differences between adaptive and responsive traffic controls and introduces briefly three ATCS deployed in California (ACS Lite, QuicTrac, and SCOOT). The second session addresses InSync, a...   More >

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Korean Language Resources

Information Session | April 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Rm. 341

 Jaeyong Chang

 Library

Introduction to research resources in Korean language in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Graduate Mentoring Awards

Reception | April 12 | 4-6 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Graduate Division

 Graduate Division, Graduate Assembly

Awards ceremony for the Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Awards and the Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Awards.

Human-Focused Design and Solar Energy

Special Event | April 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 220 Cheit Hall

 Lila Tretikov, Terrawatt Initiative

 BEACN

As technology advances, the global business market increases its demand for sustainable, affordable development. Join Lila Tretikov, CEO of the Terrawatt Initiative, at the Berkeley Forum as she speaks about the increasing importance of human-focused design in technology. In this talk, Lila Tretikov will naviagate solutions regarding solar energy and sustainable development to foster a dialogue...   More >

Free

  Buy tickets by emailing https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceo-of-the-terrawatt-initiative-lila-tretikov-tickets-44959837083

In Defense of troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business

Special Event | April 12 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. |  Hillside Club

 2286 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA

 Charlan Nemeth, Prof Graduate School, Univ of California Berkeley

 KPFA Radio FM

An interview and Q&A of Charlan Nemeth on her new book "In defense of troublemakers.." on the "perils of consensus" and the "power of dissent"

$12

  Buy tickets online

Friday, April 13, 2018

Transfer Information Session

Information Session | April 13 | 10-11:45 a.m. | 305 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Learn more about transferring at CEDs transfer information session.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Clark Kerr Garden Open Hours

Tour/Open House | February 2 – May 11, 2018 every Friday | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Campus Gardens

The Clark Kerr Garden is managed by Gardener Susanne Weisman along with the Cal Dining Sustainability Team Garden Coordinators and committed volunteers. Clark Kerr contains a culinary garden, an orchard, and continually growing edible landscaping.

Our goal is to be a space where anyone can hang out, pass through, learn something, collaborate, and enjoy food together. We hold skills training...   More >

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management

Information Session | April 14 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Belmont Center)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Sunday, April 15, 2018

SOGA Open Hours

Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA

 Campus Gardens

SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Stockton New Student Reception 2018

Social Event | April 15 | 2-4 p.m. |  Hilton Stockton

  2323 Grand Canal Boulevard, Stockton, CA 95207

 Cal Alumni Association

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Alumni from around the country invite newly admitted Cal students to attend a New Student Reception to learn more about Cal. At these events, alumni and campus staff provide insight and answer questions about Cal.

Sacramento New Student Reception 2018

Social Event | April 15 | 2-4 p.m. |  Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo

  1782 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA 95815

 Cal Alumni Association

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Alumni from around the country invite newly admitted Cal students to attend a New Student Reception to learn more about Cal. At these events, alumni and campus staff provide insight and answer questions about Cal.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 22 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter (check for location updates). This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases (water, soda, coffee, tea, beer, etc.), but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and...   More >

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Special Event | April 17 – 20, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Four Points Sheraton

 1603 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

 Rafat Raie, E, City Traffic Engineer, City of Walnut Creek; Crystal Killian, PE, Transportation Engineer, City of Los Angeles

 Technology Transfer Program

This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >

$595.00 CA Public Agency, $1140.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Science and Literacy Playgroup

Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)

 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

 Chancellor's Community Grant, Trybe Inc.

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.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

SASB Lunch and Learn: Measuring Sustainability that Matters

Information Session | April 17 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  N270, Chou Hall, Haas school of Business

 Center for Responsible Business

Interested in learning more about how to tell whether a company's sustainability performance is material to its business? Join Berkeley Haas alumni Sonya Hetrick and David Parham of the Sustainability Accounting and Standards Board (SASB) to discuss the process behind developing SASB's upcoming sustainability reporting standards and what they mean for business and investors. This Earth Week brown...   More >

Japanese Language Resources

Information Session | April 17 | 2-3:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Rm. 341

 Toshie Marra

 Library

Introduction to research resources in Japanese language in the area of humanities and social sciences.

TRANSOC Ping-Pong Tournament

Social Event | April 17 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 412 McLaughlin Hall

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

The students within the Institute of Transportation Studies battle it out after a long day of coursework to determine the best ping-pong student on the north side of campus.

Career Connections: PhDs

Miscellaneous | April 17 | 6-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center, The Berkeley Network

CAA has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

For each of these casual networking events, we are seeking a diverse group of alumni to showcase a variety of careers. The events require no prep—simply chat with interested students, share your path from Cal to career, and offer advice to those who hope to follow...   More >

  Register online

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee

Meeting | January 31 – April 18, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions |  Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

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

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Special Event | April 17 – 20, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Four Points Sheraton

 1603 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

 Rafat Raie, E, City Traffic Engineer, City of Walnut Creek; Crystal Killian, PE, Transportation Engineer, City of Los Angeles

 Technology Transfer Program

This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >

$595.00 CA Public Agency, $1140.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Blood Drive

Special Event | April 18 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, East Pauley Ballroom

 Be Well at Work - Wellness Program

Blood Drives at UC Berkeley are sponsored by the American Red Cross (ARC) to provide much needed blood to hospitals throughout the Bay Area.
Blood Drives at UC Berkeley are held once a month. Appointments to donate are encouraged and walk-ins are always welcome. Drives are held at two locations on all dates from 11am-6pm: MLK- Student Union – East Pauley Ballroom and Red Cross Bloodmobile (at...   More >

Brown Bag Lunch on Parks, Conservation, and Your Career

Special Event | April 18 | 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 Rhonie Roggers at rhoniedee1993@berkeley.edu by April 17.

Thriving in Science Open Board Meeting: How can Thriving in Science best serve you?

Meeting | April 18 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 221 Stanley Hall

 Thriving in Science

The TiS board is looking for feedback about past and future seminars, how peer groups are going, and what we can do to better support you. This will be a great opportunity to network, meet your peers, and consider getting more involved in Thriving in Science! Mediterranean lunch will be provided for those who RSVP. Consider joining even if you are new to TiS!

Please RSVP at:...   More >

Coffee Break

Social Event | March 14 – April 25, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  International House Cafe

 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment.

Come enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. We'll also have weekly discussion topics to stimulate conversation.
Stop by and take a break with...   More >

San Francisco World History Reading Group: Tropic of Chaos by Christian Parenti

Meeting | April 18 | 5-7 p.m. |  Civic Center Secondary School

 727 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.

  Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | April 18 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 505 UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with personalized advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

 Free

 UNEX 1057. Enroll online or by calling 510-642-4111

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Special Event | April 17 – 20, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Four Points Sheraton

 1603 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

 Rafat Raie, E, City Traffic Engineer, City of Walnut Creek; Crystal Killian, PE, Transportation Engineer, City of Los Angeles

 Technology Transfer Program

This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >

$595.00 CA Public Agency, $1140.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Certificate Program in Project Management Online Information Session

Information Session | April 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how you can excel in the expanding field of project management with a UC Berkeley Extension certificate that meets the high professional standards of the Project Management Institute. This certificate is geared for those who are transitioning to a career in project management or those who want to sharpen their project management skills.

  Register online

GWE Elections / End of the Year Party

Meeting | April 19 | 1-2 p.m. | 390 Soda Hall

 Graduate Assembly

The school year is coming to a close and we have a party scheduled to celebrate all of our hard work and say goodbye to some of our grad members that are heading off into the real world!

Please join us for (free) lunch on Thursday April 19th in 380 Soda Hall and for the election of next year's officers. If you are interested in an officer position, please check out the list of positions and...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

iMix: Game Night

Social Event | April 19 | 4-6 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office and the Organization of African Students for an afternoon of board games, friends, and fun! We'll have free snacks and drinks, along with a huge selection of games, with everything from classics like Pictionary and Twister to new, up-and-coming games like Codenames, 7 Wonders, Love Letter and so much more! Don't know any of those games? Don't worry! We'll be...   More >

Rutter Award Ceremony for Teaching Distinction Honoring Robert Bartlett

Special Event | April 19 | 4-6 p.m. |  Bancroft Hotel

 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Law, Boalt School of

The Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction honors Berkeley Law professors who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to teaching. The annual award was established in 1995 by William A. Rutter, philanthropist, lawyer, educator, and author, who was a member of the legal profession for more than 50 years. This year's recipient, Robert Bartlett, is Professor of Law at UC Berkeley and Faculty...   More >

Friday, April 20, 2018

Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering

Special Event | April 17 – 20, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Four Points Sheraton

 1603 Powell Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

 Rafat Raie, E, City Traffic Engineer, City of Walnut Creek; Crystal Killian, PE, Transportation Engineer, City of Los Angeles

 Technology Transfer Program

This course has provided California's traffic engineers and planners with core training for more than three decades. Contents are regularly updated to reflect current practices and new issues. The course spans the full range of key areas from characteristics of the transportation system, analysis of flow and capacity, traffic operations, traffic control devices, pedestrian/bicycle facilities, to...   More >

$595.00 CA Public Agency, $1140.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

SOLD OUT - Spring Bird Walk

Tour/Open House | April 20 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Celebrate spring with a bird walk! Spring is in the air and the Garden is filled with singing warblers, vireos, and other vibrant songbirds. Join Chris Carmichael in search of both resident and migrant birds in the Garden's many bird friendly micro-habitats. Both beginning and experienced bird watchers are welcome.

$20, $18 members

 SOLD OUT.

Photo by Nancy Johnston

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Clark Kerr Garden Open Hours

Tour/Open House | February 2 – May 11, 2018 every Friday | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Campus Gardens

The Clark Kerr Garden is managed by Gardener Susanne Weisman along with the Cal Dining Sustainability Team Garden Coordinators and committed volunteers. Clark Kerr contains a culinary garden, an orchard, and continually growing edible landscaping.

Our goal is to be a space where anyone can hang out, pass through, learn something, collaborate, and enjoy food together. We hold skills training...   More >

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Cal Café

Reception | April 21 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join the Cal Alumni Association from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. as Alumni House transforms into Cal Café! Enjoy complimentary refreshments and snacks, peruse your class yearbook, and receive awesome CAA giveaways! Alumni, new and prospective students, and all friends of the University are invited to stop by the Cal Alumni Association for this unforgettable day!

Opportunities for Undergraduates at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB

 No speaker listed.

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Are you interested in biological research, natural history collections, specimen preparation, archival practices, or GIS and bioinformatics? The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology offers many exciting opportunities for UC Berkeley undergraduates to work with museum faculty, curators, graduate students, and other researchers. Come talk to current undergraduates and project mentors about volunteer and...   More >

Natural History Up Close!

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Courtyard

No speaker listed., Berkeley Natural History Museums

 Berkeley Natural History Museums (BNHM)

The Berkeley Natural History Museums and Department of Integrative Biology pair up for this exciting display that includes live plants and animals, vertebrate and invertebrate museum specimens, fossils, and interesting facts. Don't forget to test your natural history knowledge at the prize wheel! Get your Science@Cal passport stamped here.

Artist and Pop-Up Books and Coloring at ENVI Library: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall

 Library

The Environmental Design Library has a large collection of unique artist books and interesting architectural pop-up books. This is a rare opportunity for the public to turn the pages of artist books that are too often locked in exhibit cases. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Visit Morrison Library: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library, 101 Doe Library

 Library

Morrison Library opened in Doe Library in 1928 as a traditional reading room where students could take a break from academic life. One of our architectural treasures, Morrison Library offers comfortable seating for reading, a graphic arts collection, and a circulating collection of newly published books. Join us for some fun, all-ages coloring of the collections. This is a stop on the Library...   More >

Cal Day at UCBG

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

UC Berkeley Open House; Garden free all day with free shuttles running every 15 minutes from campus Evans Hall stop.

Discovery stations open 11 - 3, all ages

Tour Doe and Moffitt Libraries and Gardner Stacks: Cal Day

Tour/Open House | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Doe Library, north entrance, or Moffitt Library, south entrance

 Library

Take a self-guided tour of the 52 miles of shelves in UC Berkeley's two main libraries. Start at the Doe Library (north entrance) information desk or the Moffitt Library south entrance.

UC Berkeley Library Passport Adventure!: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Libraries across campus

 Library

Pick up a Library passport at any passport location. Get stamped at 5 locations and get a surprise (redeemed at any Library Passport location)! Explore all that the Library has to offer — from dinosaurs to the stars, the Library has it all!

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Open House

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB

 No speaker listed.

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Do you love animals? Visit the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology! With >700,000 bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian specimens, the museum is one of the largest university-based collections of tetrapod vertebrates. Drop by for a rare peek at our research and education specimens and interact with scientists to learn about our research. Get your Science@Cal Passport stamped here!

AmphibiaWeb: Global Amphibian Conservation, Biology, and Diversity

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB (3rd floor atrium)

 No speaker listed.

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Amphibians are some of the most imperiled animals on Earth. But what is an amphibian? Come to AmphibiaWeb to learn about the biology, conservation, and diversity of frogs, salamanders, and caecilians through interactive maps, games, and activity sheets for all ages. Find out how you can help and learn more about these amazing animals.

Doe Library $1 Book Sale: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Conference Room, 303 Doe Library

 Library

Pick up some books for your collection at Doe Library's annual book sale. You'll find thousands of hardcover and softcover books, each on sale for only $1.

Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

UC Berkeley throws open its doors and offers over 400 lectures, tours, performances, demonstrations and discussions. Many events are tailored for kids & families, prospective students, and the just plain curious. Come experience a day in the life of UC Berkeley!

All events free, all ages welcome, campus wide.

Archaeology events at Calday 2018!

Special Event | April 21 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. |  2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Archaeological Research Facility

Events at the ARF appear in the Anthropology & Archaeology listing of the Calday 2018 website

Cal Day - Exploring 3D Collections and Immersive Visualization

Tour/Open House | April 21 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Culture and tech collide at the Hearst Museum! Come explore immersive visualizations of world heritage sites and view objects from the collection in 3D. Drop by to chat with the students behind this exciting project and learn about the process of digitizing history.

Stop by all day for free admission to the Hearst Museum in celebration of Cal Day 2018 and check out the current exhibit Face to...   More >

Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Katie Schramm, Undergraduate Adviser, Berkeley English; Robert Hass, Professor, Berkeley English; Mitchell Breitwieser, Professor, Berkeley English; Heather D. Sweet Wong, Professor, Berkeley English; Irene Yoon, Berkeley Lecturer, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Information Session: The English Major
10-11 - The Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
Do you love literature, poetry, writing, and reading? Consider majoring in English! Come to this information session to learn more about Berkeley's undergraduate program in English.
--Katie Schramm

Poetry at Berkeley: Robert Haas and Company
11-Noon - The Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
Professor Robert...   More >

Discover Moffitt Library! Makerspace Demos, Digital Scholarship, and Self-Guided Tours: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th Floor

 Library

The library is a place of discovery. Come check out the recently renovated fourth and fifth floors with a self-guided tour. See demonstrations of 3D printing, virtual reality and other design technologies available in the makerspace. Meet student consultants working with data and digital humanities. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Science Gets Graphic: Cartoons, Comics and Graphic Novels in the Sciences: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Evans Hall, Mathematics Statistics Library, 100 Evans Hall

 Library

In the past decade, we have witnessed significant growth in the use of visual imagery and storytelling to engage students in the sciences. From manga guides to biographies to zombies teaching calculus, this exhibit features scientific comics and graphic novels from our collections. Stop by to page through these fascinating examples. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Virtual Reality at Kresge Engineering Library: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library, 110 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Library

Explore the world of virtual reality with the student group, VR@Berkeley in the Kresge Engineering Library. Try out the technology and learn about UC Berkeley student innovations in VR. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Mapping Off the Plane: Bird’s-Eye View Maps and More: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | McCone Hall, Earth Sciences & Map Library, 50 McCone Hall

 Library

Geography Department graduate student Eve McGlynn has guest-curated a pop-up exhibit featuring non-traditional mapping perspectives of Berkeley and beyond, including bird’s eye and aerial views. You can also take the world for a spin with our new digital globe and explore our map collection — one of the largest in California. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Science as Art Exhibition: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hildebrand Hall, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library, 100 Hildebrand Hall

 Library

The Chemistry Library will display submissions and winners of the College of Chemistry Science as Art Competition along with a browsable science book collection. Come rest and use our massage chair or take a photo with our periodic table signed by Nobel Laureate Glenn Seaborg! This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Bears, Bugs, Dinosaurs and More!: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Marian Koshland Bioscience & Natural Resources Library, 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Library

See a life-size T-Rex and Pterodactyl. Visit the Triceratops! Check out the Dinosaur Books for Kids in the Bioscience Library! The Bioscience & Natural Resources Library will display unusual and rare items from its collections. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Sustaining Grandeur: The First 100 Years of Save the Redwoods League: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Bancroft Library Gallery, located in Doe Annex

 Library

The Bancroft Library Gallery, located in Doe Annex
Marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Save the Redwoods League, “Sustaining Grandeur” is a collaborative exhibition that explores the organization’s first century protecting California’s redwood forests and the surrounding lands that sustain them, and looks forward to the League’s continued efforts to steward these magnificent...   More >

Celebrating Social Justice at the Ethnic Studies Library: Cal Day

Special Event | April 21 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Ethnic Studies Library, 30 Stephens Hall

 Library

Visit the Ethnic Studies Library and view an exhibit of posters created by “Art for Social Change,” a UC Berkeley student group. There will be a free drawing for books related to social justice and ethnic communities. Winners will be announced at 3:00 pm! There will be bookmarks, buttons, and a performance. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Cal Day at International House: Beats, Brunch, and Tours

Social Event | April 21 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  International House

 International House

Join us for Beats, Brunch, and Tours at I-House!
In celebration of Cal Day, get a glimpse of the International House experience.

Enjoy international fare at our premier Dining Commons, have global conversations as I-House residents share their unique talents with live performances.
Brunch Visitors/Community: $10 I-House Alumni: $8*
*Visit the I-House alumni table to receive an alumni card...   More >

Cal Day At I-House 2018

Eco-Origami

Special Event | April 21 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Courtyard

 Bernie Peyton, Origami Master, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Learn how to fold your own origami animal or plant with world-renowned origami master and conservationist, Bernie Peyton. Learn about wildlife conservation through origami, where science meets art!

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Presents: Reptile Dissection

Special Event | April 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3095 VLSB

 Theresa Barclay, Prep Lab Manager, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Watch a reptile dissection and learn about the anatomy and unique evolutionary features that make snakes and lizards some of the most extraordinary creatures within the animal kingdom. Free tickets to this event will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the MVZ Reception Desk (3101 VLSB). Slots are limited (50 people) and tickets go fast, so arrive early!

Hargrove Music Library Tour: Cal Day

Tour/Open House | April 21 | 1-3 p.m. |  Hargrove Music Library

 Library

At the Hargrove Music Library, Manuel Erviti will give a tour of the Hargrove building and John Shepard will show and speak about selected treasures from the Music Library collections. The tour followed by a presentation will take place twice, at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Tour of the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and Chang-Lin Tien Center for East Asian Studies: Cal Day

Tour/Open House | April 21 | 2-3 p.m. |  East Asian Library

 Library

Tour the East Asian Library, with collections in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean now totaling over 1.1 million volumes, and view “The Art of Masako Takahashi,” a special exhibit sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies. This is a stop on the Library Passport!

Cal Day | Don't Know Much About History?

Information Session | April 21 | 2-3 p.m. | 109 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of History

Did you know that UC Berkeley is home to one of the top-ranked history departments in the nation? Join History advisors and current students to learn what makes the program so rewarding.