<< Week of January 10 >>

Sunday, January 8, 2017

CAA Cal vs. Oregon: Women's Basketball Hoops Party

Social Event | January 8 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join us for our popular Women's Basketball Hoops Party before the Cal vs. Oregon game. The party is fun for the whole family and features delicious food and drink, a pre-game chalk talk from head coach Lindsay Gottlieb, and performances from the Cal Band and Spirit Groups.

Hoops Party Includes

Admission to the party
Chalk Talk from Cal Women's Basketball Head Coach Lindsay...   More >

$20 CAA Member, $25 General (Bear Backer, Alum, Guest), $15 Young Alumni (Classes 2006-2016), $10 Current Cal Student, $10 Youths (Ages 6-18), $0 Youths (Ages 5 and under)

  Buy tickets online or by calling David Smith at 510-900-8256, or by emailing David Smith at events@alumni.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 >

Monday, January 9, 2017

Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning Online Information Session

Information Session | January 9 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn to analyze and advise in all core areas of personal financial planning, which meet the established requirements of the Certified Financial Planner Board, and provide CFP® Certification Examination eligibility.

  Register online

Haas Scholars Program Info Session

Information Session | January 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle 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 >

Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

Professional Program in Graphic Design

Information Session | January 9 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how you can learn from industry professionals to build a comprehensive portfolio and advance in the field.

  Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | January 10 | 12-12:45 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.

  Make reservations online

Garden closed at 1:30pm due to weather

Miscellaneous | January 10 | 1:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Due to a wind advisory, the Garden will close at 1:30pm today.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Certificate Program in Software Development and Programming Online Information Session

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

 Sean Butcher, LL.B., M.B.A.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Advance your technology career with our new software development and programming certificate. It combines theory and practice to give you a balanced mix of knowledge and skills in software development, databases, computer programming and Web development.

  Register online

Weekly UC Berkeley Auction: Bid on used campus items

Sale | January 13, 2016 – January 18, 2017 every Wednesday | 2-3:45 p.m. | Property Management, Suite E

 3200 Regatta Boulevard, Richmond, CA 94804

 Property Management

Weekly auction of UC Berkeley surplus items.

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – April 26, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

ORIAS World History Reading Group - San Francisco

Meeting | January 11 | 5-7 p.m. |  Teach for America offices

 940 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

 Professional Development for Educators

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.

San Francisco book discussions are facilitated by Shane Carter, Outreach Coordinator for ORIAS and by Alan Karras, author and...   More >

free

  Register online or by calling Shane Carter at 510-643-0868, 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. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Professional Program in User Experience Design

Information Session | January 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 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

Thursday, January 12, 2017

IV-E 1st Year Informational Session

Information Session | January 12 | 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | ASUC Stores (King Student Union), Tilden Room

 Social Welfare, School of

Venue for various Intern Coordinators to provide information on their counties for field placement.

Professional Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | January 12 | 12-12:45 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

Pop-up Flu Shot Clinic at Tang: Drop-in 1-4pm for your flu shot

Miscellaneous | January 12 | 1-4 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Education Center, first floor

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Help yourself stay well this flu season. To protect yourself, you need a flu shot every year! No appointment necessary, just drop-in at the first floor of the Tang Center.

 No children; college-age students or above.

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 >

CAA Cal vs. Washington: Traditional Hoops Party

Social Event | January 12 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join fellow Cal basketball fans at Alumni House before your Golden Bears take on the Washington Huskies in this exciting early season PAC-12 match-up. This Hoops Party includes delicious food and drink, a pre-game coach's chalk talk, and a performance by the Cal Band and the Cal Spirit Groups.

Hoops Party Includes

Admission to the party
Chalk Talk from an assistant Men's Basketball...   More >

$20 CAA Member, $25 General (Bear Backer, Alum, Guest), $15 Young Alumni (Classes 2006-2016), $10 Current Cal Student, $10 Youths (Ages 6-18), $0 Youths (Ages 5 and under)

  Buy tickets online or by calling David Smith at 510-900-8256, or by emailing David Smith at events@alumni.berkeley.edu

Friday, January 13, 2017

International Field Placement Info Session

Orientation | January 13 | 9-10 a.m. | Haviland Hall, 4 Haviland

 Social Welfare, School of

Second Year Placement Orientation

Orientation | January 13 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Social Research Library

 Social Welfare, School of

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program Online Information Session

Information Session | January 13 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Richard Louie, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this specialized program—with online and classroom courses available—can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and help prepare you academically for application to certified CLS training programs.

  Register online

PPSC and Field Stipends Info Session

Information Session | January 13 | 1-2:15 p.m. | Haviland Hall, 5 Haviland

 Social Welfare, School of

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 >

Saturday, January 14, 2017

CAA Cal vs. Washington State: Family Friendly Hoops Party

Social Event | January 14 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Welcome to a pre-Cal-Washington State game experience that the whole family will enjoy. This Hoops Party features interactive programming for future Golden Bears, and includes a performance by the Cal Band and the Cal Spirit Groups, a visit from Oski, a bounce house, face painting, and much more!

Hoops Party Includes

Admission to the party
Chalk Talk from a Men's Basketball assistant...   More >

$20 CAA Member, $25 General (Bear Backer, Alum, Guest), $15 Young Alumni (Classes 2006-2016), $10 Current Cal Student, $10 Youths (Ages 6-18), $0 Youths (Ages 5 and under)

  Buy tickets online or by calling David Smith at 510-900-8256, or by emailing David Smith at events@alumni.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 >