<< Week of January 21 >>

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Porfirio Gutiérrez y Familia: Textile Sale Event

Sale | January 19 – 21, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Porfirio Gutierrez

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Browse and purchase unique works by master dyer and weaver Porfirio Gutiérrez and his family at this three day textile pop-up sale. This sale will occur alongside a lecture on Friday, January 19th and a natural dye workshop on Saturday, January 20th.

Meditation and Mindfulness in the Museum

Miscellaneous | January 21 | 11:30 a.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Jill Satterfield, of Vajra Yoga and the School for Compassionate Action, leads an ongoing series of mindfulness and meditation sessions. For all levels; no advance registration required.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Memorial Service in Honor of Professor Hong Yung Lee (1939-2017)

Reception | January 21 | 2-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Great Hall

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Department of Political Science, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

Please join us for a celebration of Professor Hong Yung Lee’s life and career on January 21, 2018 at UC Berkeley, where he was on the faculty for nearly three decades.

Monday, January 22, 2018

DeCal Expo: Democratic Education at Cal Program

Special Event | January 22 | 1-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 DeCal Board

Looking for extra units or a fun class to take this semester? Explore the different DeCal courses at DeCal Expo! There will be performances, presentations, and many facilitators to talk to.

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 22 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter (check for location updates). This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases (water, soda, coffee, tea, beer, etc.), but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and...   More >

LiveRamp Info-Session

Information Session | January 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

There is a special char, to working at a mid-sized, high-growth technology company: Quick and nimble like a startup, but the stability, process, and support of a public marketing data giant---it's the best of both worlds.

LiveRamp is in a distinct position as the leader of people-based marketing in a world with ever-growing amounts of unique data. Our product connects customer in-store...   More >

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Science and Literacy Playgroup

Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)

 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

 Chancellor's Community Grant, Trybe Inc.

Have fun and meet other families in West and South Berkeley.
For Children ages 05 and their caregivers.
Free, drop-in, snacks, circle time, arts and crafts and science activities.

Calapalooza: Find the Student group that's right for you!

Special Event | January 23 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom (3rd floor)

 Leadership, Engagement, Advising, and Development (LEAD) Center

Over 500 student organizations are here to recruit you! Get involved! Find your community!

Student Union Open House

Special Event | January 23 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 ASUC Student Union

The ASUC Student Union is going to knock your socks off with an afternoon of entertainment, snacks, games, and prizes! Play building bingo and win a socktastic prize, or be entered to win a grand prize, like a bike or Nintendo Switch! Visit Calapalooza while you're here and find a student org that's right for you. Find out about everything the Student Union has to offer.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | January 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovation: Info Session

Information Session | January 23 | 4-5 p.m. | 214 Shires Hall

 2451 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, CA 94709

 College of Engineering

Come learn more about the Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovations at our Info Session -- talk directly to current Fellows and Staff to get your questions answered and gain new insights into this exciting opportunity!

GM Tech Talk and Info-Session: Vehicle Cybersecurity

Information Session | January 23 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Kevin Tierney, Director, Vehicle Architecture Cybersecurity, GM

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

A look into how General Motors addresses the
vehicle cybersecurity threat.

Co-presented by GM and IEEE Berkeley.

Stop by for an interesting talk, and of course some food.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Blood Drive

Special Event | January 24 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, East Pauley Ballroom

 Be Well at Work - Wellness Program

Blood Drives at UC Berkeley are sponsored by the American Red Cross (ARC) to provide much needed blood to hospitals throughout the Bay Area.
Blood Drives at UC Berkeley are held once a month. Appointments to donate are encouraged and walk-ins are always welcome. Drives are held at two locations on all dates from 11am-6pm: MLK- Student Union – East Pauley Ballroom and Red Cross Bloodmobile (at...   More >

Nutanix Info-Session

Information Session | January 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Please join us for an networking luncheon!

Nutanix will be hosting a happy hour event on January 24th at 12:00 pm. Swathi Koudinya, Sr. Manager of Engineering 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 with students.

All of...   More >

Coffee Break

Social Event | January 24 | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Take a break from the cold weather and warm up with some free coffee during BIO's weekly Coffee Break! This week we are back at our usual location at the wonderful Julie's Cafe. Coffee break is a great chance to meet new people from all over the world, have interesting conversations, and grab your favorite warm beverage. It's a big campus, but at Coffee Break everyone knows your name!

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 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, January 25, 2018

Coffee with the Dean: 150 UHall

Information Session | January 25 | 9-10 a.m. | 150 University Hall

 Dean Bertozzi

 Public Health, School of

---SPH STAFF ONLY---

UCDC Info Session: Fall 2018 application deadline, Feb 22, 2018

Information Session | January 25 | 10-11 a.m. | 262 Evans Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about Berkeley's program in DC, where students from any major intern and research in Washington DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Trees of the Garden: Docent-led Tour

Tour/Open House | January 25 | 10-11:15 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Discover the signature trees from around the world at the UC Botanical Garden. End your tour with a visit to the final day of the Celebrating Trees exhibition of botanical art.

Free for Members or with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Yelp Info-Session

Information Session | January 25 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come start your semester off right at this Yelp infosession! Learn about the tech behind Yelp (with 168 million monthly unique visitors and 142 million reviews, we're sure it's impressive) and the job positions open. Dinner will be provided.
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At Yelp, we’re passionate about connecting people with great local businesses. We’re bringing together world-class talent from different...   More >

Friday, January 26, 2018

2018 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | January 26 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000. Proposals for...   More >

Summer Abroad Informational Session

Information Session | January 26 | 12-4:45 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

For students considering participation in a Summer Abroad program this summer, we will be hosting an afternoon of informational sessions for all 15 of the Summer Abroad programs to be offered in summer 2018!

The event will be broken down into five, 45 minute sessions as follows:

12:00 - 12:45 pm
Barcelona, Spain - International Migration
Bosnia, Croatia & Serbia - Balkan Bridges:...   More >

Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovation: Info Session

Information Session | January 26 | 12-1 p.m. | 214 Shires Hall

 2451 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, CA 94709

 College of Engineering

Come learn more about the Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovations at our Info Session -- talk directly to current Fellows and Staff to get your questions answered and gain new insights into this exciting opportunity!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

UROC Info Session and Mixer (Hosted by UROC: Underrepresented Researchers of Color)

Information Session | January 26 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Istifaa Ahmed (Humanities/Social Science), UROC

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Join us for our Underrepresented Researchers of Color (UROC) meet and greet mixer! We strive to build a community of researchers of color and will introduce our services and resources offered – including personal mentorship, mixers/panels, research methodology and decolonizing research workshops.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | January 26 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

Haas Scholars Program Info Session: $13,800 to carry out a final project in *ANY* major

Information Session | January 26 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant 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 >

Lightspeed Venture Partners Info-Session: Summer Fellowship Program

Information Session | January 26 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Lightspeed Venture Partners Summer Fellowships

Earn up to $65k this summer to build your start up at Lightspeed!

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking for more than an internship this summer? How about getting quality time with some of the investors behind companies like Snap, Nest, Stitch Fix, TaskRabbit and GrubHub? Follow in the footsteps of the founders of Crittercism, Pinterest,...   More >

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Cal Alumni Club of Rossmoor-- New Membership Reception and Presentation

Meeting | January 27 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  Event Center

 1021 Stanley Dollar Rd., Rossmoor, CA 94595

 Jeffery MacKie-Mason

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Alumni Club of Rossmoor

We would like to invite you to a special presentation by UC Berkeley's University Librarian and Chief Digital Scholarship Officer, Jeffery MacKie-Mason. As University Librarian, MacKie-Mason oversees UC Berkeley's library system which houses more than 11 million volumes in several dozen facilities across campus, and has a combined staff of approximately 325 employees. He will be speaking on the...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >