<< Week of December 12 >>

Monday, December 11, 2017

Residential Segregation and its Effects on Intergroup Cognition

Lecture | December 11 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Arianne Eason, University of Washington

 Department of Psychology

In the U.S. today, racial segregation remains rampant in neighborhoods, schools, and even the workplace. Given the persistent inequity in terms of both race and social class in the U.S., my research utilizes perspectives from developmental, social, and cultural psychology to examine how features of our social and cultural contexts (e.g., racially segregated neighborhoods and classrooms) influence...   More >

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Members' Walk: Australasia

Lecture | December 13 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Clare Al-Witri

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy late season blooms and striking evergreen foliage with Horticulturist Clare Al-Witri on a behind- the-scenes tour of the Australasian Area. Come and see plants in this collection that are native to New Zealand, subtropical regions of Australia, and the high elevations of the South Pacific islands.

Members' Walk: Australasia tour is exclusively available to current members. Admission is...   More >

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Making the Largest 3D Maps of our Universe

Lecture | December 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Josh Dillon, Astronomy


Dr. Dillion will talk about a new technique being developed here at Berkeley with collaborators around the world to use radio telescopes to make huge 3D maps of hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, to test our cosmological theories. He will explain the observational challenges we’re facing and the reason why we’re building a giant array of 350 dishes–each one almost 50 feet...   More >

The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) telescope in South Africa