<< Week of October 06 >>

Sunday, October 1, 2017

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, October 2, 2017

Getting Off to a Good Start in Your UX Career

Special Event | October 2 | 5:10-6 p.m. | 205 South Hall

 Billie Mandell

 Information, School of

Billie Mandell is a UX design leader with two decades of experience.

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | September 25 – December 4, 2017 every Monday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Blue Door Cafe | Note change in location

 2244 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Blue Door Cafe (check for location updates). 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!

East African Beer and Soda

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Garden Closed

Holiday | November 4, 2014 – December 5, 2017 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from somewhere...   More >

McNair Scholars Program Application Workshop (open hours)

Information Session | October 3 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 2515 Channing Way (Academic Achievement Program), Suite 13

 Juan Esteva, Director, McNair Scholars Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The McNair Scholars Program prepares selected underrepresented or low-income UC Berkeley undergraduates for graduate study at the doctoral level. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase the number of underrepresented students in doctoral programs.

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | August 29 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 1-3 p.m. | 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Caitlin Green, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

School of Public Health's State of the School

Information Session | October 3 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Stefano Bertozzi, MD, PhD, Dean School of Public Health, Dean, School of Public Health

 Public Health, School of

Dean Bertozzi invites all SPH affiliates to join him for a presentation of topics relevant to the School.

How to Write a Research Proposal Workshop

Information Session | October 3 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll

 Office of Undergraduate Research

If you need to write a grant proposal, this workshop is for you! You'll get a headstart on defining your research question, developing a lit review and project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.

The workshop is open to all UC Berkeley students (undergraduate, graduate, and visiting scholars) regardless of academic discipline. It will be especially useful for...   More >

Center for Race and Gender Open House Reception

Reception | October 3 | 4-6 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Center for Race and Gender

Join us for the CRG Open House and help welcome new CRG faculty director, Prof. Leti Volpp!

Illumina Infosession: Bio-Tech Connect: Industry Infosession Series

Information Session | October 3 | 5-7 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Calling all engineers, biological, and chemical science majors
who desire to help develop life changing technologies -
we want to meet you! Our team of engineers and recruiters (alumni too!) are excited to share about who we are and how YOU fit within Illumina. We’ll also share about our internship process and full time opportunities. DINNER PROVIDED!
Hosted by the Department of...   More >

Just Food Podcast Launch

Special Event | October 3 | 5-7 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Graduate School of Journalism Library

 Berkeley Food Institute, UC Berkeley Advanced Media Institute at the Graduate School of Journalism., Nutrition Policy Institute, Public Health, School of, College of Natural Resources

Join us to celebrate the launch of JustFood, a new 6-part podcast series about cultivating justice and health, produced by the Berkeley Food Institute in partnership with the UC Berkeley Advanced Media Institute at the Graduate School of Journalism.

The event will feature a preview of our...   More >

Accenture Labs Info-Session and Tech Talk

Information Session | October 3 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come join us for an evening of networking with Accenture Labs. Learn about Accenture’s Technology R&D and Innovation ecosystem, and how Accenture Labs is putting innovation to work for our clients. Our R&D groups research and apply newest technologies in areas spanning Quantum Computing, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics to help our clients boost results today and...   More >

Oktoberfest Celebration: Dinner in the Dining Commons

Special Event | October 3 | 6-8 p.m. | International House, Dining Commons

 International House

German cuisine will be served for an Oktoberfest celebration, I-House style!
Enjoy traditional German cuisine and entertainment by the Deutscher Musikverein Band of San Francisco.
http://sfgermanband.org/

Menu: Traditional Sausages, Sauerkraut, Red Cabbage, Sauerbraten-style Tri Tip, Riesling Chicken, Potatoes
German Beer for $3 w/ID 21+
FREE for I-House Residents, $15...   More >

Oktoberfest at International House

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

*Garden Closed*

Special Event | October 4 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Due to construction, the Garden will be closed today for public safety.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience!

Study Abroad Office Hours at EOP

Information Session | October 4 | 1-3 p.m. | 119 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Are you an EOP student interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will be holding drop-in office hours at EOP every Wednesdays 1-3pm this semester. Come learn about different programs offered, study abroad scholarships, how to apply and additional services available.

Coffee Break

Social Event | October 4 – December 6, 2017 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Coffee break is a welcoming weekly hour-long event at the wonderful Julie's Cafe, inviting international students to meet old friends and make new ones. It's a big campus, but at coffee break, everyone knows your name.

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.

Advisory Committee on Student Neighbor Relations

Reception | October 4 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Associated Students of the University of California, Chancellor's Office of Government & Community Relations

 Office of the Associated Students of the University of California External Affairs Vice President

This event is a partnership with the Chancellor's Office of Government & Community Relations, and the lack of location will put any further partnership at risk. I am heeding to you for guidance and help.

I really, really need a space for next week. Here is some information:
- The event in on October 4 from 6-8:30.
- We are looking for a space that we can have circular tables that seat...   More >

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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

Meeting | December 1, 2016 – December 7, 2017 the first 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 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

Free First Thursday at BAMPFA

Special Event | February 2 – December 7, 2017 the first Thursday of the month every month | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

First Thursdays are a great time to visit BAMPFA. The galleries are free all day and we offer guided exhibition tours.

free admission to the galleries

Drop-in Pre-Health Advising

Miscellaneous | September 7 – December 7, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-4 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor

 Career Center

Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.

 Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.

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 >

Fall Tea at IES

Reception | October 5 | 3-5 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Institute of European Studies

Please join us for tea, savory eats, sweet treats, and conversation with our visiting scholars, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and other special friends of the Institute.

KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize Info Session

Information Session | October 5 | 5-6 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Duster Conference Room

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

The KIDS FIRST: David L. Kirp Prize rewards students engaged in new or ongoing work that demonstrates a commitment, whether in education or other domains, to creating a better future for children and youth. The award of $2,500 is given to one UC Berkeley undergraduate student each year. The Prize recognizes students who have developed innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children...   More >

Nutanix Info-Session and Networking Event

Information Session | October 5 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Sunil Potti, Chief Product and Development Officer, Nutanix

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Please join us for an evening of networking. Nutanix will be hosting a happy hour event on Thursday 10/5 at 5:30 pm at Wozniak Lounge. Our Chief Product and Development Officer, Sunil Potti will be leading an engaging technical discussion on the Nutanix journey and the future of our technologies. Additionally, we will have engineering leaders and other Nutanix employees present to connect 1:1...   More >

Las Vegas Candlelight Vigil

Special Event | October 5 | 7-8 p.m. |  Campanile (Sather Tower)

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Join us for a candelight vigil to stand in solidarity for the victims and families who have been affected by the Las Vegas tragedy on October 1, 2017. This will be a time to mourn, pray, and reflect with the campus community. Dean of Students, Joseph Greenwell, will be present. This will also be an opportunity for community members to discuss ways in which we can mobilize and help, as discussed...   More >

Friday, October 6, 2017

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

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

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

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, October 7, 2017

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Cal Alumni BOP happy hour

Social Event | October 7 | 5-6 p.m. |  Duchess

 5422 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

 Cal Alumni Club of Berkeley/Oakland/Piedmont

Join the Cal Alumni Club of Berkeley/Oakland/Piedmont for drinks and great conversation. We'll network, socialize, and share stories of our alma mater. If you've never joined us in the past, come and brainstorm with the great minds of fellow grads. See you there!