<< Week of July 19 >>

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Ice Cream Day: Sunday Funday

Special Event | July 16 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day by using chemistry to create your own frozen treat. Then enjoy the classic Bay Area taste of Fenton’s Ice Cream.

$12.00 Adults, $10.00 $10 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

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 >

Chicago - 2017 Summer Welcome Party

Social Event | July 16 | 3-7 p.m. |  The Pavilion at Ravinia Park

 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park, IL 60035

 Cal Alumni Association

CAA Alumni Chapters across the country organize Summer Welcome Parties for incoming Cal students in their area. These alumni-organized parties are a great way for local Alumni Chapters to congratulate incoming Cal students and share some Blue and Gold spirit. These events are also great for new Cal students and parents to meet one another and become familiar with the Cal Family.

RSVP Here:...   More >

Denver - 2017 Summer Welcome Party

Social Event | July 16 | 4-6 p.m. |  Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

 2907 Huron St., Denver, CO 80202

 Cal Alumni Association

CAA Alumni Chapters across the country organize Summer Welcome Parties for incoming Cal students in their area. These alumni-organized parties are a great way for local Alumni Chapters to congratulate incoming Cal students and share some Blue and Gold spirit. These events are also great for new Cal students and parents to meet one another and become familiar with the Cal Family.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Waves (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 17 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

$175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Academic Writing: Developing Craft and Critical Thinking

Course | July 17 – 21, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 4635 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

This academic course prepares high school students to engage writing across multiple genres. Key skills gained are: ability to decode writing assignments, understand the key features of most assigned genres of writing, developing self-assessment strategies and routines for engaging complex text, and developing a writing style.
Participants will engage a range of texts and will be required to...   More >

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Raul Monsalve (Boulder / ASU): Current Developments and Constraints of Redshifted 21-cm Models by EDGES

Seminar | July 17 | 1:10-2 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Raul Monsalve, Arizona State University

 Radio Astronomy Lab

The Experiment to Detect the Global EoR Signature (EDGES) aims to detect the sky-average 21-cm signal from neutral hydrogen in the intergalactic medium (IGM) at redshifts 27 > z > 6. This is the period when the first stars, galaxies, and black holes formed and reionized the IGM, and it is accessed through radio measurements in the range 50-200 MHz. Since 2015, EDGES has deployed three instruments...   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.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Waves (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 17 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

$175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Academic Writing: Developing Craft and Critical Thinking

Course | July 17 – 21, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 4635 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

This academic course prepares high school students to engage writing across multiple genres. Key skills gained are: ability to decode writing assignments, understand the key features of most assigned genres of writing, developing self-assessment strategies and routines for engaging complex text, and developing a writing style.
Participants will engage a range of texts and will be required to...   More >

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

State Dependent Modulation of Perception Based on a Computational Model of Conditioning

Seminar | July 18 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Jordi Puigbò, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona - Spain)

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

The embodied mammalian brain evolved to adapt to an only partially known and knowable world. The adaptive labeling of the world is critically dependent on the neocortex which in turn is modulated by a range of subcortical systems such as the thalamus, ventral striatum, and the amygdala. A particular case in point is the learning paradigm of classical conditioning, where acquired representations...   More >

EPMS Weekly Seminar

Seminar | November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:10-6 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall

 Engineering and Project Management Society

Each week the Engineering and Project Management Society brings in a speaker to talk about topics related to construction and project management. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event 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...   More >

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Heredity and Adaptation (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 19 – 20, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

$175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Academic Writing: Developing Craft and Critical Thinking

Course | July 17 – 21, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 4635 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

This academic course prepares high school students to engage writing across multiple genres. Key skills gained are: ability to decode writing assignments, understand the key features of most assigned genres of writing, developing self-assessment strategies and routines for engaging complex text, and developing a writing style.
Participants will engage a range of texts and will be required to...   More >

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | July 19 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 370 University Hall

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

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, July 20, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club: To Gain Confidence and Find Your Voice

Meeting | January 19 – November 16, 2017 the third Thursday of the month every month | 7:30-8:30 a.m. |  Au Coquelet Cafe (backroom)

 2000 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club

Find out how to improve your public speaking skills and build confidence through the Toastmaster.

If you have wanted to improve your communication skills, practice public speaking and leadership, but find it difficult to do it on your own, this is the place for you.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday 7:30am - 8:30am every month
Free street parking and close to Downtown Berkeley BART

Heredity and Adaptation (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 19 – 20, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.

$175

 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

Academic Writing: Developing Craft and Critical Thinking

Course | July 17 – 21, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 4635 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

This academic course prepares high school students to engage writing across multiple genres. Key skills gained are: ability to decode writing assignments, understand the key features of most assigned genres of writing, developing self-assessment strategies and routines for engaging complex text, and developing a writing style.
Participants will engage a range of texts and will be required to...   More >

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

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 >

Concerts in the Redwood Grove: Bells Atlas + Sk. Kakraba

Performing Arts - Music | July 20 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Bells Atlas + Sk. Kakraba
Jazz Afropop + Traditional gyil

$20 Adult, $18 UCBG Member Adult, $15 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

 SOLD OUT!.

Obsidian, Chert, and Glass, Oh My! Change and Persistence in Chipped Stone Tool Traditions of the Northern Bay Area

Lecture | July 20 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Peter Nelson

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

As a Coast Miwok person and an archaeologist, I have engaged with stone and tools that were chipped or knapped from stone or other brittle materials in many different capacities. In this talk, I will present an overview of the collection of contemporary pieces that I personally made for the Hearst Museum in 2017 and the inspirations for these pieces. I will also present on the ways in which...   More >

Friday, July 21, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee Meeting: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security

Meeting | July 21 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Research Administration & Compliance

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security-meeting of the Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee.

Academic Writing: Developing Craft and Critical Thinking

Course | July 17 – 21, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 4635 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

This academic course prepares high school students to engage writing across multiple genres. Key skills gained are: ability to decode writing assignments, understand the key features of most assigned genres of writing, developing self-assessment strategies and routines for engaging complex text, and developing a writing style.
Participants will engage a range of texts and will be required to...   More >

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival

Performing Arts - Other | July 21 | 11:30 a.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The twentieth annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival convenes young poets from around the world for several days of workshops, showcases, and other events across the Bay Area. We are pleased to host two quarterfinal poetry slam competitions at BAMPFA. See the full schedule of events at bravenewvoices.org.

Free

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program Online Information Session

Information Session | July 21 | 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

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 >

Grounds for Science - Stirring things up

Presentation | July 21 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 3960 Adeline St, Emeryville, CA 94608

 Kimberly Huynh

 Science@Cal

Grounds for Science Cafe - Stirring things up in the Kitchen and the environment with Kimberly Huynh

You might not notice it, but thermal convection is all around you. This process refers to temperature-driven motions of molecules and it varies in magnitude, ranging from swirls of pattern in your morning milk and coffee to wind circulation across the globe. Come learn more about convection’s...   More >

Convection in coffee