<< March 2020 >>

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Louis Lortie, piano

Performing Arts - Music | March 1 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liszt/Années de pèlerinage

$52 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Pianist Louis Lortie performs Sunday, March 1, 2020 in Hertz Hall. (credit: Elias Photography)

Monday, March 2, 2020

WiDS Berkeley

Special Event | March 2 |  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

 Information, School of

A one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.

BPM 206 Growing as a Coach

Workshop | March 2 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content provides the fundamental tools and techniques to coach others and give effective feedback to enable employees to do their best work and develop themselves for the future.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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.

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

TDPS presents The New Play Reading Series

Performing Arts - Theater | March 4 | B4 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

The New Play Reading Series is a directed group study course led by current Performance Studies graduate students. Students in the course form a repertory theater company dedicated to the reading of three new plays by up-and-coming playwrights.

BSAC Research Review Spring 2020, UC Berkeley, March 4-5

Conference/Symposium | March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

Newt and Pond Insect Discovery Station

Special Event | March 4 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Newts return! Each year, the winter rains prompt newts to migrate to the Garden’s Japanese Pool where their mating behaviors can be easily observed. Docents will be on hand to provide garden visitors with an up-close look at newts at all stages of their life cycle, and to answer questions about these amazing and adorable animals. Free with Garden admission.

AIA Joukowsky Lecture - Investigating a Minoan coastal town in east Crete: new work at Palaikastro, 2012-16

Lecture | March 4 | 7-9 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Carl Knappett, Walter Graham/ Homer Thompson Chair in Aegean Prehistory, Department of Art, University of Toronto

 San Francisco Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

Palaikastro is one of the most intensively excavated settlements of Minoan Crete. Yet, we still understand relatively little of its urban organization, and how the town fit in its wider landscape. In this talk I report on a five-year project (2012-16) that has conducted excavations in a new neighborhood on the edge of town, while also applying techniques of landscape analysis to look at the...   More >

Thursday, March 5, 2020

BSAC Research Review Spring 2020, UC Berkeley, March 4-5

Conference/Symposium | March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

BPM 108 Recruiting and Hiring Staff

Workshop | March 5 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers how to effectively recruit and hire staff based on federal and state regulations and UC policies to conduct consistent, legal, and fair hiring processes through all stages of the full-cycle recruitment process.

IB/CCB Seminar: Implementing Pharmacogenomics for American Indian/Alaska Native People

Seminar | March 5 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Katrina Claw, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 Department of Integrative Biology

Career Connections: Health Professions

Social Event | March 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), Blue and Gold Room

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other professionals in the healthcare field to share their wisdom and practical advice with students aspiring to be healthcare professionals.

Friday, March 6, 2020

UC Berkeley Professional Development Providers: Spring Showcase for Educators

Conference/Symposium | March 6 | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Berkeley Way West

 Professional Development for Educators

On Friday, March 6, 2020, administrators and teacher-leaders are invited to attend a one-day showcase of the many professional development programs for educators here at UC Berkeley. Come explore professional learning options for educators across disciplines and in different stages of their careers.

About UC Berkeley Professional Development Providers:

University of California- Berkeley...   More >

 This event is open to educators, including administrators and teacher-leaders.

  Registration opens November 1. Register online by February 28.

Karuna Mantena | Gandhian Satyagraha and Democratic Politics: Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Lecture | March 6 | 4-6 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Karuna Mantena, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University

 Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Center for British Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Initiative on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights Race and Gender

A talk by Columbia University Political Scientist and scholar of Gandhi and non-violence studies Professor Karuna Mantena.

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 6 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Joffrey Ballet performs Friday–Sunday, March 6–8, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Cheryl Mann)

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management

Information Session | March 7 | 10-11 a.m. | 7 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

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | March 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, March 7
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110

Sunday, March 8
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 26 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall.

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, March 7
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110

Sunday, March 8
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 26 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Monday, March 9, 2020

MBTG/Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar

Seminar | March 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Tanja Mittag, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

 College of Chemistry

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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.

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group

Meeting | March 11 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 College of Chemistry

One of the initiatives that stemmed from the results of our academic climate survey is the Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group (DIFG) series. These College of Chemistry-wide focus groups aim to provide a structured, recurring, neutral space for members of the CoC community to:

- regularly explore and engage in challenging conversations about a variety of topics that have been identified as...   More >

Career Connections: Sports Industry

Social Event | March 11 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, Stadium

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking dynamic alumni and professionals who work in a variety of fields in the sports industry such as coaching, fitness, broadcasting, social media, and more!

Thursday, March 12, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

BPM DiSC Assessment

Workshop | March 12 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers the DiSC® model, providing a common language for people to use to better understand themselves and adapt their behaviors with others.

IB Seminar: Title to be announced

Seminar | March 12 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Ivan Soltesz, Stanford University

 Department of Integrative Biology

Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

Lecture | March 12 | 5-8 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

 Francesca Coppa, Co-founder, Organization for Transformative Works; Kristina Busse, Co-founder, Transformative Works & Cultures; Karen Hellekson, Co-founder, Transformative Works & Cultures

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, Information, School of, Film & Media Studies, Library, D-Lab

Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a Hugo award-winning model for for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.

The OTW was founded as a wholly fan organized and fan run media organization, specifically to provide a safe space for women and queer users. In working towards their mission of building a future in which all fannish works are recognized as...   More >

Google Info-Session

Information Session | March 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

TBA

Laverne Cox

Lecture | March 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The Emmy Award-winning transgender actress and advocate, known for her groundbreaking role on Orange is the New Black, shares her views on race, class, and gender, communicating a powerful message of inner strength and self-acceptance.

$28–$58 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Laverne Cox appears in Cal Performances' Speaker Series on March 12, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Friday, March 13, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 13 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Dorrance Dance performs SOUNDspace Friday–Sunday, March 13–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Playhouse.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The ever-popular Les Ballets Trockadero, which made its Berkeley debut in 1976, returns to Berkeley for more savagely funny satire married with seriously stunning ballet. Statuesque, glamorous male dancers in the iconic, fictional roles of prima ballerinas, the “Trocks” are an internationally adored cultural phenomenon and have performed their sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, for...   More >

$38-98 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo perform Saturday–Sunday, March 14–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The ever-popular Les Ballets Trockadero, which made its Berkeley debut in 1976, returns to Berkeley for more savagely funny satire married with seriously stunning ballet. Statuesque, glamorous male dancers in the iconic, fictional roles of prima ballerinas, the “Trocks” are an internationally adored cultural phenomenon and have performed their sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, for...   More >

$38-98 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Monday, March 16, 2020

Expanded Internet Art

Lecture | March 16 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340 (BCNM Commons)

 Ceci Moss

 Berkeley Center for New Media

In this talk, author Dr. Ceci Moss discusses her new book “Expanded Internet Art: Twenty-First-Century Artistic Practice and the Informational Milieu” (New York: Bloomsbury, 2019). The publication is the first comprehensive art historical study of “expanded” internet art practices. Charting the rise of a multidisciplinary approach to online artistic practice in the past decade, the text discusses...   More >

Johanna Nichols

Colloquium | March 16 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Johanna Nichols, University of California, Berkeley

 Department of Linguistics

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | March 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 208 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 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.

  Register online

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Organic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Bryan Dickinson, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago

 College of Chemistry

Abigail Weitzman: A Demography Brown Bag Talk: Title TBA

Colloquium | March 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room

 Abigail Weitzman, Professor, Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

 Population Science, Department of Demography

A lunch time talk and discussion session, featuring visiting and local scholars presenting their research on a wide range of topics of interest to demography.

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.

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 17 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Earl Howard

Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 CNMAT

Earl Howard is a composer, performer and improviser on saxophones and electronics. His method of creating orchestrated sounds with electronics and processing live improvisation creates unique, densely layered textures. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship to create “Superstrings” (2011), a Regents Fellowship at UCSD, three NYFA Fellowships, as well as Harvard's Fromm Foundation Commission. His CDs...   More >

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Neuroscience Student Seminar Series

Seminar | March 18 |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, HHMI Janelia Farms

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Identifying and Addressing Workplace Bullying

Course | March 18 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Staff Ombuds Office

Bullying can take many forms, some of which are obvious and others of which, though more indirect, can be equally destructive to working relationships. Participants will learn about how to recognize bullying behavior; how to distinguish bullying from incivility; what climates encourage bullying; the impact of workplace bullying; options for how bystanders can effectively respond; and constructive...   More >

  Register online

Thursday, March 19, 2020

BPM 205 Delegation Skills

Workshop | March 19 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers planning and preparing to delegate a task or project, communicating effectively when delegating, and planning for follow-up to ensure successful task or project completion.

IB Seminar: Title to be announced

Seminar | March 19 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 James Doyle, University of California, Davis

 Department of Integrative Biology

Friday, March 20, 2020

Career Connections: Esports and Gaming Industries

Social Event | March 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), Blue and Gold Room

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking dynamic alumni and other profess
ionals who work within the Esports and Gaming industries. Because this event is focused on career exploration, we encourage diversity in the career paths represented: from software to graphic design, marketing, sales, testing, writing, professional gaming, and much more!

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

Performing Arts - Music | March 20 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

With 10 voices and 20 Grammy Awards between them, the Manhattan Transfer and male gospel ensemble Take 6 come together for a program that features the groups singing separately and together—both a cappella and backed by a live band. The program includes favorites like “Operator,” “Birdland,” “Boy From New York City,” and “Route 66,” plus music by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, songs from the...   More >

$36–$96 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 performs The Summit Friday, March 20, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Rotterdam Philharmonic

Performing Arts - Music | March 22 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Beethoven/Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
Bartók/Concerto for Orchestra

$38-110 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Rotterdam Philharmonic performs with conductor Lahav Shani and pianist Nelson Freire Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

BPM 103 Creating an Inclusive Work Environment

Workshop | March 24 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content examines the principles of equity and inclusion, emotional intelligence, and managing a multi-generational workforce.

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.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | March 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 208 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

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

BPM 207 Leading Change

Workshop | March 25 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content provides the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead a team through a change initiative.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

Kristen Syrett

Colloquium | March 30 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Kristen Syrett, Rutgers University

 Department of Linguistics

Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar

Seminar | March 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Emily Derbyshire, Duke University

 College of Chemistry

Right to Be Creative and Invisible Russia

Lecture | March 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Osher Theater, BAMPFA

 2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Margarita Kuleva, Centre for German and European Studies at St. Petersburg State University–University of Bielefeld and the Centre for Art, Design and Social Research; Natalia Samutina, Head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture, nstitute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow

 Center for New Media, Arts + Design, Arts Research Center, Department of History of Art, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The Right to Be Creative:

What is fair in contemporary society, and how do people negotiate fairness when there is a lack of clarity and governmental regulation? This question urgently needs to be answered in our time of uncertainty that is blighted by economic austerity and severe political crises. The answer can be found in the regimes of fairness devised by highly innovative social groups...   More >

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Innate immune mechanisms of synapse remodeling

Seminar | March 31 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Anna Molofsky, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

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.

UC Berkeley Cloud Meetup 008

Meeting | October 29, 2019 – May 26, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4-7 p.m. | The Berkeley SkyDeck, Penthouse (PH) Floor

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Jon Skelton, Senior Cloud Architect, Architecture Platforms & Integration Department, UC Berkeley

 Konstantin Savenkov, CEO and co-founder, Intento Inc.

 Data Sciences

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice will be holding our 8th meetup in the Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse. We have some excellent guests and topics and hope to see you there. This month we will be featuring three speakers: Jon Skelton, one of UC Berkeley's Senior Cloud Architects will be speaking AWS cloud security, the CEO of Intento will talk about challenges for developing enterprise AI...   More >

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 31 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Cloud Computing Meetup

Social Event | October 29, 2019 – December 29, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Skydeck, Penthouse (PH) floor

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Division of Data Science, IST/OCIO, Research IT,

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice will be holding our monthly meetup in the Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse. We have some excellent guests and topics and hope to see you there.

Everyone is welcome - this is a really inclusive group! You don't have to be an expert, or already know about cloud technologies; we get together so people can learn from each other. The Berkeley SkyDeck is at...   More >

UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup

Meeting | August 27, 2019 – August 25, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse

 Data Sciences

This meetup is aimed at bringing together students, researchers, faculty, IT staff and the wider local community to learn, share and discuss our work in designing and operating services built on cloud computing architectures.

We will feature speakers and engaging discussions around current issues in cloud computing often with an enterprise focus.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performing Arts - Dance | March 31 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Now in its seventh decade, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater stands tall as an enduring cultural touchstone, especially when it comes to work that speaks directly to the times. With artistic director Robert Battle at the helm, the Ailey company has cultivated the best and brightest choreographers working today—gifted artists exploring themes of hope, sorrow, joy, and resilience. Performances...   More >

$40–$145 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing calperfsprstudent@gmail.com

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs Tuesday–Sunday, March 31–April 5, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. Pictured: Yannick Lebrun

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,...   More >

Power and the People: The U.S. Census and Who Counts

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be...   More >

Power to the People

Photographs by Ken Light: American Stories

Exhibit - Photography | August 28, 2019 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities, Journalism, Graduate School of

In an exhibition of selected works from the past five decades, documentary photographer Ken Light probes social and political issues in America.

 Viewing hours are generally Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please contact the Townsend Center to confirm availability.

Object Lessons: The Egyptian Collections of the University of California, Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | November 11, 2019 – May 22, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery and Corridor

 Friends of The Bancroft Library, Bancroft Library, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Object Lessons brings together ancient and modern Egyptian artifacts from the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in an exhibition in The Bancroft Library Gallery and Corridor. In the gallery, we invite you to explore how items from everyday life were created and discarded, excavated and conserved, from antiquity to the present day. The corridor...   More >