<< Week of April 09 >>

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Spring Science Days 2017

Special Event | April 1 – 9, 2017 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Every day during Spring Science Days is an opportunity to learn something new about Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers, and other waterways. Discover what it means to be part of the water ecosystem, and explore how you can help us protect this important resource.

$12 Adults, $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff

Forces That Shape the Bay

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

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 >

Auburn, CA.- 2017 New Student Reception

Reception | April 9 | 2-4 p.m. |  Powers Mansion Inn

  195 Harrison Ave, Auburn, CA 95603

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are pleased to invite you to join us in April for the annual New Student Reception taking place in your community. Alumni and Cal Parents are needed at this reception to play a crucial role in showcasing the best of Berkeley.

Join us to share your Cal story and to inspire students to attend the greatest public university in...   More >

  RSVP online by April 6.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Edible Book Festival

Social Event | April 10 | 12-2 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

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

All members of the UC Berkeley community are encouraged to participate! The event will take place in Moffitt Library, which requires a current UCB ID or gold UC...   More >

Board of Advocate's End of Year Meeting

Meeting | April 10 | 1-2 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Depends on weather (please email boaltadvocates@gmail.com)

 Board of Advocates

During this meeting, we highlight team victories and performances at national law competitions.

Campus Visitor Library Tour: Doe and Moffitt Libraries and their Main Stacks

Tour/Open House | April 3 – 24, 2017 every Monday | 3-4 p.m. | Doe Library, meets at north entrance

 Library

April is a month when students and families visit campus, trying to decide if Cal will be their future home. If you are are visiting campus, you are encouraged to come see the the Library.

Tours of the historic Doe Library, underground Main stacks, and newly renovated Moffitt Undergraduate Library are given every Monday and Friday in April. They start on the north steps of the Doe Library. You...   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.

Sacramento, CA.- 2017 New Student Reception

Reception | April 10 | 7-9 p.m. |  Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo

  1782 Tribute Road, Sacramento, CA 95815

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions are pleased to invite you to join us in April for the annual New Student Reception taking place in your community. Alumni and Cal Parents are needed at this reception to play a crucial role in showcasing the best of Berkeley.

Join us to share your Cal story and to inspire students to attend the greatest public university in...   More >

  RSVP online by April 6.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Nuclear Policy Working Group

Meeting | March 14 – May 9, 2017 every Tuesday with exceptions | NSSC Suite, Suite 230

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Nuclear Engineering (NE)

Certificate Program in Leadership and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | April 11 | 12-12:30 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

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 31 – May 9, 2017 every Tuesday | 6-7 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and experience levels are welcome. Karibuni sana!

Full: Nordic

Special Event | April 11 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Programmed by Sarah Cahill

The five Icelandic women known as Nordic Affect perform new music on period instruments, and are the only ensemble who has worked with both the English Concert and Björk. Their program includes work by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and other Icelandic composers. The San Francisco Chronicle praises their "lush but vividly pointed sonic textures."

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission. Seating for Full is limited.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Study Abroad Office Hours at the Transfer Center

Information Session | January 25 – May 3, 2017 every Wednesday with exceptions | 1-3 p.m. | 100 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad as a transfer student? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will be holding drop-in office hours at the Transfer Student Center every Wednesdays 1-3pm this spring semester. Come learn about different programs offered, how to apply and additional services available.

Japanese Language Resources

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

 Toshie Marra, C. V. Starr East Asian Library

 Library

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

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.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | April 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  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

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.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

History-Social Science Orientation Session

Orientation | April 13 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  CONTRA COSTA COUNTY Office of Education

 77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

In partnership with the Contra Costa County Office of Education, UCBHSSP will lead an orientation session on the new H-SS Framework.

A central aspect of the session and the framework is to support teachers in developing inquiry-driven courses that integrate the H-SS Standards (content and historical analysis) and Common Core Standards for Literacy in History and also integrating ELD...   More >

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Professional Program in User Experience Design Online Information Session

Information Session | April 13 | 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

Earth Week Planning Committee

Meeting | February 2 – April 27, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Interested in planning Earth Week 2017 at UC Berkeley? The Student Environmental Resource Center is (SERC) is recruiting individual students and student representatives from environmental and sustainability student organizations to join the Earth Week 2017 Planning Committee.

Meetings will be held weekly on Thursdays from 1pm-2pm in Sproul 102. Drop-ins are welcome.

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 >

Graduate Mentoring Ceremony

Special Event | April 13 | 4-6 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Fiona M. Doyle, Dean, Graduate Division

 Graduate Division, Graduate Assembly

The awards ceremony for the Graduate Division's Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Awards and the Graduate Assembly's Distinguished Faculty Mentor Awards.

Cal at the SF Symphony - Raiders of the Lost Ark

Social Event | April 13 | 8-10:30 p.m. |  Davies Symphony Hall

 201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

 Cal Alumni Association

Welcome to Cal at the San Francisco Symphony and Raiders of the Lost Ark!

This year, the San Francisco Symphony’s Film Series brings Hollywood’s finest to Davies Symphony Hall, with fantastic performances on the big screen and stage. Enjoy great American cinema like never before—with the score performed live by the SF Symphony.

Raiders of the Lost Ark

The film that gave the world one of...   More >

$110 Orchestra, $84 Upper Orchestra, $64 2nd Tier - Section DD

  Register online or by calling David Smith at 510-900-8256, or by emailing David Smith at david.smith@alumni.berkeley.edu by April 10.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Maps and More. Sugar and Sand: Tracing Cuba's Shifting Export Economy in Maps

Tour/Open House | April 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 50 McCone Hall

 Library

Join us for a Maps and More pop up exhibit featuring historic and economic maps of Cuba's agricultural and resource industries. We welcome guest curators, Liz Vasile and Chris Lesser.

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 >

Campus Visitor Library Tour: Doe and Moffitt Libraries and their Main Stacks

Tour/Open House | April 7 – 28, 2017 every Friday | 3-4 p.m. | Doe Library, meets at north entrance

 Library

April is a month when students and families visit campus, trying to decide if Cal will be their future home. If you are are visiting campus, you are encouraged to come see the the Library.

Tours of the historic Doe Library, underground Main stacks, and newly renovated Moffitt Undergraduate Library are given every Monday and Friday in April. They start on the north steps of the Doe Library. You...   More >

iMix: Spring DIY

Social Event | April 14 | 4-6 p.m. | International House, Sproul Room

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join us for a fun Friday afternoon to mix and mingle with new and continuing students around the world! The first 35 participants will get a plant pot and seeds that they will get to decorate and keep to watch their Spring time plants grow!

Light refreshment will be provided.
Friends and family are all welcome!

Space is limited, please RSVP at:
https://goo.gl/forms/mOifcvslCQJYPIdJ2

College Night at San Jose Earthquakes

Social Event | April 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Avaya Stadium

 1123 Coleman Ave, San Jose, CA 95110

 Cal Alumni Association

Cal @ the Earthquakes - Friday April 14th at 8pm vs FC Dallas
2 promo code ticket options - $25 standing room, $35 seated
http://tinyurl.com/calnight
promo code: CAL17
Cal Band/Oski will be in attendance
Scarf included in ticket purchase

$35 Corner Flag Seated, $25 Standing Room Only

  Buy tickets online

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Eggster's 23rd Annual Egg Hunt and Learning Festival

Miscellaneous | April 15 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Campanile (Sather Tower)

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), UC Berkeley Public Service Center

Eggster is holding its 23rd Annual Egg Hunt and Learning Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 10:00AM - 3:00PM on the UC Berkeley Campus at the Campanile Esplanade, rain or shine. This event is free and accessible for wheelchair users, so bring the whole family for environmental conservation-themed crafts, amazing performances, and egg hunts for children 12 years of age and under!

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management

Information Session | April 15 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, 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

UC Berkeley 3D Printing Designathon

Special Event | April 15 | 10 a.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 3DMC, Hackers@Berkeley, ASME

This year's UC Berkeley 3D Printing Designathon will have a unique focus on design of headphones! Last year's designathon was amazing, but we're going to be making it even better this year! The Designathon is on Saturday, April 15. Free admission, free food, and awesome prizes! Among other prizes, such as Turtle Beach game-quality headphones and peripherals, each member of the winning team will...   More >

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

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 >