<< Week of May 13 >>

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award

Miscellaneous | May 11 – 16, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from May 11th through May 16th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by May 8.

SOGA Open Hours

Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA

 Campus Gardens

SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from...   More >

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 1: Jochen and Marion

Film - Series | May 13 | 11:30 a.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

As the series begins, tool maker Jochen (Gottfried John) and his crew are under pressure at the factory, and we meet Marion (Hanna Schygulla), Oma (Luise Ullrich), and Gregor (Werner Finck).

Baseball vs. Arizona

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | May 13 | 1:05 p.m. |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts Arizona in conference action at Evans Diamond.

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 >

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 2: Oma and Gregor

Film - Series | May 13 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The search for an affordable apartment leads Oma and Gregor down an unexpected path in this second episode of the series.

Social Welfare Commencement Ceremony

Special Event | May 13 | 2-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Social Welfare, School of

Annual graduation ceremony

 Restricted to Social Welfare graduates and their families/friends

  Tickets go on sale April 2. Buy tickets by calling 510-624-9988

2018 Architecture Prizes & Awards Ceremony

Special Event | May 13 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

SUN, MAY 13, 3:30pm. Please join us at a ceremony honoring the recipients of this years Prizes &amp; Awards in Berkeley Architecture. Open to the CED community!

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 3: Franz and Ernst

Film - Series | May 13 | 3:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the third episode, the factory workers want Franz (Wolfgang Schenck) for their foreman, but management has other ideas.

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 4: Harald and Monika

Film - Series | May 13 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The fourth episode of the series focuses on the personal struggles and complications that characters face outside working hours.

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, Part 5: Irmgard and Rolf

Film - Series | May 13 | 7:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the final episode, management announces that the business is moving, and Jochen and his crew face new challenges and responsibilities.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award

Miscellaneous | May 11 – 16, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from May 11th through May 16th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by May 8.

Global History Series

Workshop | May 14 – 16, 2018 every day | 9 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Professional Development for Educators

This 3-day symposium will explore the utility of using games and game-creation to teach historical concepts and thinking skills. A different type of game will be discussed on each day of the symposium. While the content will be grade level specific, the learning strategies will be applicable across grade levels. Participants will leave with new games and a process to engage students in their own.

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | May 14 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 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.

Statistics Commencement

Special Event | May 14 | 2 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cleve Jones

 Department of Statistics

Certificate Program in Project Management

Information Session | May 14 | 6-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 505/506

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how you can excel in the expanding field of project management with a certificate that meets the high professional standards of the Project Management Institute.

  Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Professional Sequence in Agile Management

Information Session | May 14 | 7-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 505/506

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how Agile Management—a framework of values, principles and practices that allows managers to plan work, engage teams and leverage changing market conditions—can make a difference in your career as a manager.

 Please refer to UNEX 1066. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Baseball vs. Arizona

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | May 14 | 7:05 p.m. |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts Arizona in conference action at Evans Diamond.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award

Miscellaneous | May 11 – 16, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from May 11th through May 16th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by May 8.

The Globalization of the #MeToo Movement

Conference/Symposium | May 15 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Catharine MacKinnon, University of Michigan Law School

 Berkeley Law, The Miller Institute for Global Challenges and Law, Fox Networks Group

Sexual harassment is a global problem. It is increasingly affecting the well-being of private and public employers in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

What should California lawyers, managers and HR professionals know about the globalization of the sexual harassment crises?

On May 15, 2018, legal scholars and legal practitioner experts from Europe, Asia, Australia and North...   More >

Global History Series

Workshop | May 14 – 16, 2018 every day | 9 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Professional Development for Educators

This 3-day symposium will explore the utility of using games and game-creation to teach historical concepts and thinking skills. A different type of game will be discussed on each day of the symposium. While the content will be grade level specific, the learning strategies will be applicable across grade levels. Participants will leave with new games and a process to engage students in their own.

College of Engineering Graduate Degree Commencement

Special Event | May 15 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Gary May (M.S.'88, Ph.D.'91 EECS), Chancellor, UC Davis

 College of Engineering

Master's and Doctoral Commencement

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Course | May 15 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This training is required for anyone who is listed on a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) application form that is reviewed by the Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB). A BUA is required for anyone working with recombinant DNA molecules, human clinical specimens or agents that may infect humans, plants or animals. This safety training will discuss the biosafety risk...   More >

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.

CIA secrets revealed: mechanistic insights into the early steps in the cytosolic iron sulfur cluster assembly pathway

Seminar | May 15 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Lewis Hall

 Deborah Perlstein, Department of Chemistry, Boston University

 College of Chemistry

The cytosolic iron sulfur cluster assembly (CIA) scaffold is comprised of two homologous ATPases, called Nbp35 and Cfd1 in yeast. These proteins cooperate to build new [Fe4S4]-clusters destined for cytosolic and nuclear enzymes. Genetic studies have revealed that the ATPase sites are required for cluster biogenesis in vivo, but in vitro studies have failed to reveal why. Since several distantly...   More >

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Two-Year Home Country Physical Presence Requirement Workshop

Workshop | May 15 | 2-4 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

J-1 and J-2 visitors subject to this requirement must return to their country of last legal residence for two years or obtain a waiver before being eligible for certain employment visas such as H (temporary employment), L (intra-company transfer), or Permanent Resident status ("green card"). Not all J visitors are subject as it depends on specific factors.

At this workshop, you will...   More >

College of Engineering Undergraduate Commencement

Special Event | May 15 | 2-4 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Yoky Matsuoka (B.S.'93 EECS), Chief Technology Officer, Nest

 College of Engineering

Baccalaureate Commencement

Maritime Asia: Securitization of the China Seas

Panel Discussion | May 15 | 4-6 p.m. |  Women's Faculty Club

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Law of the Sea Institute, UC Berkeley, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Southeast Asia Studies

At this forum, the research results of the Berkeley-Cambridge workshop on “Maritime Asia: Securitization of the China Seas” will be reviewed and discussed in terms of relevance and use of history in contemporary international relations problems today. Anchored in the disciplines of historical and international studies...   More >

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cal Alumni Association Online Application Reading - The Leadership Award

Miscellaneous | May 11 – 16, 2018 every day |  Online

 Cal Alumni Association

The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Leadership Award from May 11th through May 16th.

Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship applications for The Leadership Award (TLA) electronically, and a step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the evaluation process. Virtual...   More >

  Register online by May 8.

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

Global History Series

Workshop | May 14 – 16, 2018 every day | 9 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Professional Development for Educators

This 3-day symposium will explore the utility of using games and game-creation to teach historical concepts and thinking skills. A different type of game will be discussed on each day of the symposium. While the content will be grade level specific, the learning strategies will be applicable across grade levels. Participants will leave with new games and a process to engage students in their own.

Department of History Commencement Ceremony

Special Event | May 16 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Department of History

Candidates for bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in history for the fall and spring term will be recognized at the department's annual commencement ceremony.

 Tickets may only be purchased by current UC Berkeley history students with a voucher from the department.

Wellness Wednesdays: Elemental Yoga with Eugenia Park

Sport - Recreational | May 16 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come join Eugenia in reconnecting with our elemental bodies.
In this unique outdoor yoga class, we will explore our inner landscapes through breath, movement and stillness, surrounded by acres of sensational gardens. This class is for every body. No experience necessary. Bring yoga mat and/or blanket.

$15 / $10 UCBG Member, UC Berkeley staff, students, and faculty

  Register online

Improving Safety of Railroad Crossings and Light Rail Systems

Special Event | May 16 – 24, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Nazir Lalani, PE, President, Traffex Engineers Inc., Ventura, CA

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online course takes a look at recent studies on how to improve safety at railroad highway crossings and reduce vehicle-train collisions. The first session will also focus on motorized users, as well as pedestrians and bicyclists who have to cross railroad highway crossings on a regular basis. Information will be shared from recent publications including the Railroad-Highway Grade...   More >

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture Online Information Session

Information Session | May 16 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Anastasia Meadors, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension’s certificate can help you advance or start your career in interior design and interior architecture.

  Register online

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | May 16 | 6-8 p.m. |  Daily Pint

 1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of the Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! All are welcome so feel free to invite friends,family or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Location: Daily Pint (1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley)
Date: May 16th, 2018
Time: 6-8 pm
We look forward to seeing you there!

Event...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 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, May 17, 2018

Identifying and Addressing Workplace Bullying

Workshop | May 17 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Sara Thacker, Staff Ombuds Office

 Staff Ombuds Office

Bullying can take many forms, some of which are obvious and others of which, though more indirect, can be equally destructive to working relationships. Participants will learn about how to recognize bullying behavior; how to distinguish bullying from incivility; what climates encourage bullying; the impact of workplace bullying; options for how bystanders can effectively respond; and constructive...   More >

Understanding Redwood Giants: Using Science to Protect the Tallest Forests

Lecture | May 17 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Emily Burns, Director of Science for the Save the Redwoods League, for a morning in our Redwood Grove. Home to endangered species and notable for their remarkable carbon storage capacity, coast redwood forests stand today in a rapidly changing world.

Free with Garden Admission ($12 adult/$10 seniors), Free for UCBG Members/UC Students, Staff, Faculty

  Register online

Tlingit Story-Telling

Lecture | May 17 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Mr. Bob Sam, Member of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska

 Archaeological Research Facility, Department of Anthropology, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions Online Information Session

Information Session | May 17 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Whether you are a career changer or already working in the field, understand how this program can help you plan an academic program of study and initiate the graduate- school application process.

  Make reservations online

Bancroft Library Roundtable: The Business of Silver and Gold: Comstock Mines, California Finance, and the Production of Money in the Gilded Age West, 1860-1879

Lecture | May 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room

 Rick Elliott, doctoral candidate, History, and Arthur J. Quinn Memorial Fellowship recipient, The Bancroft Library, University of Illinois at Chicago

 Bancroft Library

The discovery and mining of precious metals were central to the development of the American West, from the initial gold rush in 1848 through the end of the nineteenth century. But how was the region's silver and gold actually transformed into money and how did their production affect the American economy? Drawing from The Bancroft Library's collections, Elliott explores these questions.

TBSI Seminar - Fast and Efficient Optoelectronics for Science, Medical, and Consumer Applications

Seminar | May 17 | 1-2 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Room 250

 Dr. Hooman Mohseni, AT&T Professor of EECS, Northwestern University

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute

TBSI Seminar - Fast and Efficient Optoelectronics for Science, Medical, and Consumer Applications

Seminar | May 17 | 1-2 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Room 250

 Dr. Hooman Mohseni, AT&T Professor of EECS, Northwestern University

 Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute

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 >

Making Faces, Forensic Art and Facial Identification

Lecture | May 17 | 6-8 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 103 Kroeber Hall

 Gloria Louise Nusse, San Francisco State University

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

About this Lounge Lecture:
Forensic Facial reconstruction and the anatomy of the face combine to aid in the identification of unidentified remains. This lecture will present history and current use of this unique combination of science, art and the face.

About the Speaker:
Gloria Louise Nusse is a Scientific Sculptor with a Master's degree in Biological Anthropology. She is also an anatomist...   More >

BAMPFA Gala and Experiences Auction

Miscellaneous | May 17 | 6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Celebrate 10 years of Larry Rinder's transformative leadership at BAMPFA.