<< December 2018 >>

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, 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 >

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

2018 Annual Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Alumni Networking Luncheon: Honoring Professor Brenda Eskenazi

Special Event | December 2 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Brenda Eskenazi, CERCH, UC Berkeley Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health

 Center of Excellence in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health

Please join the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program in honoring Dr. Brenda Eskenazi at the 2018 Alumni Networking Luncheon! We are excited to celebrate the accomplishments of Dr. Eskenazi’s 30-year career in research, teaching, and mentoring.

$35.00 Regular, $25.00 Students

  Tickets go on sale October 11. Buy tickets online

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, 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 >

Monday, December 3, 2018

Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | December 3 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension’s Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies</a> is a comprehensive, accelerated course of study that is designed by paralegals for paralegals and taught by practicing attorneys.

  Register online

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | December 3 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

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

  Register online

Western Language Resources for East Asian Studies

Information Session | December 3 | 2-3:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Room 341

 Bruce Williams, C. V. Starr East Asian Library

 Library

Introduction to locating materials and information in Western languages in the area of East Asian Studies by using library databases, catalogs and other bibliographic tools.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | December 3 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Tuesday, December 4, 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 >

Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 4 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register online

The New Abnormal: A Town Hall on California's Fires and the Future

Meeting | December 4 | 12-1 p.m. | The Commonwealth Club, Taube Family Auditorium

 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

 Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One

 J. Keith Gilless, Professor of Forest Economics, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM); Thom Porter, Chief of Strategic Planning, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection; Kurtis Alexander, Water, Wildfire, and Climate Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Maggi Kelly, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM)

 Climate One

Wildfires have always been part of life for the state of California. However, in the past year the state has seen 7 of its 20 most destructive wildfires ever, including the recent Camp Fire in Butte County, which directly impacted the Bay Area for days, and the Woolsey Fire in Malibu outside of Los Angeles. Combined, both fires cost hundreds of lives and caused billions of dollars in...   More >

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.

2019 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | December 4 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a social engagement project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000.

CEDSOC End of Semester Meeting

Meeting | December 4 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

Join CEDSOC for a break during RRR week. Enjoy food and learn updates for various CEDSOC campaigns.

Event is sponsored by the UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly and is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at accessibility@berkeley.edu.

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Hult Prize-UC Berkeley Competition: Final Pitch Event

Miscellaneous | December 4 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room, Cheit Hall

 Berkeley Haas Center for Social Sector Leadership, Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program

The challenge for each team involved in the 10th Anniversary Hult Prize will be to build the foundations of a venture that will provide meaningful work for 10,000 youth within the next decade.

Join us on December 4th and watch the top 10 UC Berkeley teams pitch products and solutions that will change the world. The 1st place winner moves on to the regional competition and one step closer to...   More >

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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.

Jacobs Winter Design Showcase

Tour/Open House | December 5 – 6, 2018 every day |  Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

On Wednesday, December 5, and Thursday, December 6, 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.

Check back in November for the full schedule and registration details.

Students present project from DES INV 190: Global Product Development at the Spring 2018 Jacobs Showcase

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

Tang Center Tabling in Moffitt Library: De-stress with the Health Educators from the Tang Center

Information Session | December 5 – 7, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th Floor

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Health educators from the Tang Center will be in Moffitt Library to pass out snacks, drinks, tips for staying healthy during RRR week and finals, and to provide you comfort during this stressful time.

Collider Cup III

Special Event | December 5 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology

The Collider Cup is SCET's all-star showcase of the best student teams from this Fall 2018 semester. Come watch teams pitch to panels of professors, investors and industry experts as they vie to win the grand prize, the Collider Cup!

New this semester, the top three teams from the event will receive automatic final round meetings with Arrow Capital for the potential to receive $15K to $50K in...   More >

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Certificate Program in Leadership and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 5 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this certificate can help you build the essential skills for effective management and make a tangible difference in your career.

  Register online

2019-20 CAS Fellowships Information Session

Information Session | December 5 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Center for African Studies

The Center for African Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to offer the following fellowships for UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students.

For graduate students:
Rocca Pre-Dissertation and Dissertation Fellowships
Ezera Research for African Doctoral Students
African Research Travel Grant
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

CAS Fellowship Info Session

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 >

Twin Peaks Hike

Social Event | December 5 | 2-7:30 p.m. |  Meeting location: Springer Gateway | Note change in date

 Map

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join us for a sunset hike to the top of Twin Peaks in SF, known for its amazing 360 degree views of the city. Take a much needed break from your studies, meet some fellow international students, and enjoy one of the most iconic views in the Bay!

We'll meet at Springer Gateway on Crescent Lawn at 2:30 PM on Saturday, November 17th and take BART and the 48 bus to Twin Peaks, and hike up...   More >

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | September 12 – December 5, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 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. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also have weekly discussion topics to...   More >

Holiday Pop-Up Shop Members' Preview

Social Event | December 5 | 4-7 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy holiday shopping while finding beautiful and unusual gifts at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a curated selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds from your holiday purchases will directly benefit the Botanical Garden.

This event is an exclusive benefit for UC...   More >

  Register online

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 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, December 6, 2018

Jacobs Winter Design Showcase

Tour/Open House | December 5 – 6, 2018 every day |  Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

On Wednesday, December 5, and Thursday, December 6, 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.

Check back in November for the full schedule and registration details.

Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

Tang Center Tabling in Moffitt Library: De-stress with the Health Educators from the Tang Center

Information Session | December 5 – 7, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th Floor

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Health educators from the Tang Center will be in Moffitt Library to pass out snacks, drinks, tips for staying healthy during RRR week and finals, and to provide you comfort during this stressful time.

Garden Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sale | December 6 – 9, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy holiday shopping while finding beautiful and unusual gifts at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a curated selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds from your holiday purchases will directly benefit the Botanical Garden.

Free First Thursday

Special Event | December 6 | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

On the first Thursday of every month, BAMPFA gallery admission is free to all.

Certificate Program in Marketing Online Information Session

Information Session | December 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension equips you with a solid understanding of marketing’s most up-to-date concepts and techniques. For more information, visit the Certificate Program in Marketing.

  Make reservations online

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, 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 >

CEDSOC Meeting re Dean's search

Meeting | December 6 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 214B Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

Hayden Shelby, student representative to the Dean's Search committee, is meeting with CEDSOC members to discuss students' questions and visions for the new Dean. We will discuss:

1) Any particular leaders at other institutions you would like for us to recruit (or who have qualities you think we should look for)
2) Issues facing students of color at CED that you think the new dean should be...   More >

Applying to Study Abroad

Information Session | December 6 | 5-6 p.m. | 375 LeConte Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

What's next? Now that you know where you want to study abroad, it's time to craft a strong application. This information session will cover all the basic information on how to apply to Berkeley Study Abroad programs.

Winter iMix

Social Event | December 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Garbarini Lounge

 Berkeley International Office(BIO)), College of Engineering

Thanks for your interest! This event is full and RSVP's are now closed. Please keep checking our FB event page for similar events coming up!

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

CAA Board of Directors Meeting

Meeting | December 7 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Alumni House
1:30 p.m. | Public Comment

Tang Center Tabling in Moffitt Library: De-stress with the Health Educators from the Tang Center

Information Session | December 5 – 7, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th Floor

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Health educators from the Tang Center will be in Moffitt Library to pass out snacks, drinks, tips for staying healthy during RRR week and finals, and to provide you comfort during this stressful time.

Garden Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sale | December 6 – 9, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy holiday shopping while finding beautiful and unusual gifts at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a curated selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds from your holiday purchases will directly benefit the Botanical Garden.

Claim Your Story: A Conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston

Special Event | December 7 | 12-2 p.m. | 242 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Maxine Hong Kingston

 SLC Language Exchange Program

The Global Book Club, an initiative of the SLC Language Exchange Program, will host a conversation with esteemed American author Maxine Hong Kingston on December 7th, from 12-2PM. Join us to hear Kingston discuss her award-winning novel The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts and share insight...   More >

  RSVP online by December 6.

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | September 7 – December 7, 2018 the first Friday of the month every month | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, 766/768 CSHE Conference Room

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the University of California, the State of California or elsewhere for the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas and issues through:
Acquainting one another with their respective research
Discussing research strategies, data base use and data issues
Engaging...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

Professional Sequence in Editing Online Information Session

Information Session | December 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Liz McDonough, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Turn your editorial sensibilities into marketable skills for a rewarding editing or publishing career. Learn to fine-tune the written word. Our courses are taught by working professionals with years of experience, both online and in the classroom.

  Register online

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 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

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Farm Lunch! Students organize for food sovereignty!

Miscellaneous | December 7 | 12-3 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

 Campus Gardens

Students are at the heart of Berkeley's efforts to provide local, organic, and sustainability grown food to community members in need. In order to strengthen our relationships and foster new ones, we must come together in compassionate dialogue and learn from each other. In particular, the Gill Tract Community Farm needs the continued support of students in order to thrive. AND, the farm can be a...   More >

Women in Science in IB: Lunch with Rebecca Tarvin

Meeting | December 7 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 5192 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Rebecca Tarvin, Department of Integrative Biology

 Graduate Assembly

Are you interested in:

FROGS?
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS?
INTERNATIONAL FIELDWORK?
HOW TO APPLY FOR POST-DOCS, FACULTY POSITIONS, AND CURATORSHIPS?

Join us for lunch on December 7th with current Miller Postdoctoral Fellow and future MVZ/IB faculty Rebecca Tarvin!

Rebecca’s research program focuses on the evolution of acquired chemical defenses in poison frogs (Dendrobatidae) and fruit flies....   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 >

Travel and Visa Renewal Webinar

Information Session | December 7 | 2-3 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Learn about what to expect when traveling abroad and re-entering the U.S. Topics include: When a visa stamp is needed (and when it is not), documents you need to apply for a visa, the visa application process and timelines, security clearances, and travel to Canada and Mexico. A Question and Answer period will follow the presentation.

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Garden Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sale | December 6 – 9, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy holiday shopping while finding beautiful and unusual gifts at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a curated selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds from your holiday purchases will directly benefit the Botanical Garden.

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, 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 >

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Film to Table: The Apartment

Social Event | December 8 | 7:40-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Following the screening, join your fellow filmgoers for a scrumptious meal, prepared and served by Babette chefs Joan and Patrick. Film and dinner require separate ticket purchase.

Billy Wilder's riotously acidic tale of sex and corporate success starring Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray, and Shirley MacLaine is an American classic, winning Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original...   More >

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Garden Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sale | December 6 – 9, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy holiday shopping while finding beautiful and unusual gifts at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a curated selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds from your holiday purchases will directly benefit the Botanical Garden.

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Winter Solstice Teahouse and Herbal Party

Miscellaneous | December 9 | 12-3 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

 Campus Gardens

Come to the farm and enjoy conversation and music served over free herbal tea from the farm! We will learn about a *secret* herb of our choosing, from seed to harvest! There are so many beautiful medicines growing right outside our teahouse door -- we can't wait to share them with you!

12:00 - 1:00 PM: Seed saving, herb preparation, tea!
1:00 - 2:00 PM: Community discussion with Delia...   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 >

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Professional Program in Graphic Design Online Information Session

Information Session | December 11 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in Graphic Design offers a study of design principles and an appreciation of historical and current trends. Find out how you can learn from industry professionals to build a portfolio and advance in the field.

  Register online

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.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

Professional Program in User Experience (UX) Design Online Information Session

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

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in User Experience Design gives you the training and knowledge you need to develop a portfolio to prepare to enter the field of UX design. Our instructors are experienced designers who bring real-world case studies and challenges to illuminate the theory behind UX. Find out how you can benefit from this curriculum and advance in the field.

 Free. Register online

SPH Holiday Party 2018

Social Event | December 12 | 2-4 p.m. |  Hillside Club

 2286 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Public Health, School of

Annual SPH Holiday Celebration.

Privacy, Disclosure, and Social Exchange Theory

Special Event | December 12 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Jennifer King, Ph.D.

 Information, School of

Jen King explores how people think about information privacy in online settings.

San Francisco World History Reading Group: The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa

Meeting | December 12 | 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

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 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.

Empty Bowls Fundraiser: Brought to you by the Bear's Lair Tavern and Berkeley Art Studio

Special Event | December 12 | 7-9 p.m. | Eshleman Hall, Bear's Lair Tavern

 Alameda County Food Bank

 Bear's Lair Tavern & Berkeley Art Studio

This Holiday season help feed hungry residents of the East Bay! $75 gets you an artist-made bowl, homemade soup, and the joy of giving!

How our "Empty Bowls" fundraiser works:
1. Make your $75 donation on Eventbrite
2. Go to the Bear's Lair Tavern on 12/12, 7-9pm.
3. Pick out your one-of-a-kind artist-made bowl.
4. Get some delicious soup in your bowl. Take a seat to enjoy.
5. Listen to...   More >

$75

 Please purchase tickets in advance. Tickets go on sale November 29. Buy tickets online

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Haas Scholars Program Info Session: $13,800 to carry out a final project in *ANY* major

Information Session | December 13 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars

 Office of Undergraduate Research

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 >

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 >

Interdisciplinary Marxist Working Group

Meeting | September 20 – December 13, 2018 every other Thursday | 6-8 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

 Department of English

Please join us for this semester's first meeting of the IMWG on Thursday, Sept 6 from 6-8pm in the Wheeler English lounge. We will be continuing with where we left off last semester in Capital, with plans to finish volume 1 by early October.

No prior knowledge of Capital or Marx is required, and everyone is welcome. I'm attaching a rough schedule, as our readings after Capital vol 1 will...   More >

Friday, December 14, 2018

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 >

East Bay World History Reading Group: Podcast Playlist

Meeting | December 14 | 5-7 p.m. |  ORIAS Office

 1995 University Ave Suite 520D, Berkeley, CA 94704

 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

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Winter Commencement

Special Event | December 15 | 9:30 a.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 University Development and Alumni Relations

Congratulations to all graduating students.

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, December 16, 2018

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, December 17, 2018

Certificate Program in Construction Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 17 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 David Brotherton, M.B.A., M.Sc.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how the Certificate Program in Construction Management provides thorough, up-to-date preparation for effective leadership on construction projects of any size. Gain problem-solving skills to manage cost, scheduling, risk and environmental issues.

  Register online

Certificate Program in HVAC Online Information Session

Information Session | December 17 | 1-2 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Acquire an in-depth understanding of HVAC systems in order to meet energy-conservation standards. An opening presentation is followed by a Q&A session.

  Register online

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SOLD OUT: Conifers of the Garden Walking Tour with Chris Carmichael

Tour/Open House | December 18 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Chris Carmichael, Research Affiliate and former Associate Director of Collections & Horticulture, on a tour of the Garden's vast collection of conifers. A wonderful way to celebrate the Garden in winter!

Free with Garden admission ($12); Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty

 SOLD OUT.

Certificate Program in Facilities Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 18 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 David Brotherton, M.B.A., M.Sc., UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how the Certificate Program in Facilities Management prepares you for this rapidly changing field and helps build skills in facilities project management, strategic planning, leadership, construction planning, operations and maintenance.

  Register online

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.

Advanced Program in Sustainable Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 18 | 1-2 p.m. |  Online

 David Brotherton, M.B.A., M.Sc., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how to comply with environmental regulations, as well as design and implement sustainability practices in cost-effective ways in the public and private sectors. Complete the courses that will enhance your knowledge and skills in the areas that reflect your career objectives.

  Register online

New Volunteer Information Session

Information Session | December 18 | 4-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Perry Hall

 Botanical Garden

Join us for an information session about the volunteer programs at UCBG. Find out what the opportunities are, fulfill the required safety training, and learn how to get started.

In addition to registering, please email the Volunteer & Tour Coordinator at perry[at]berkeley.edu.

  Register online

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 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.