<< Week of June 17 >>

Sunday, June 17, 2018

B-BAY Middle School Entrepreneurship Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | June 17 |  Haas School of Business

Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting middle school students for the Entrepreneurship session June 17, 2018 through June 29, 2018.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.

 rising 7th, 8th, & 9th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online by April 30.

Family Day at the Garden: Bug Day!

Workshop | June 17 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley presents “Bug Day”, a family-friendly interactive event that explores the world of insects. From plant-eating bugs to bug-eating plants, “good bugs” and “bad bugs,” insects that travel through water, soil or air, the beautiful and the bizarre, there is so much to discover.

Monday, June 18, 2018

13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 21, 2018 every day |  The California Endowment

 2000 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Public Health, School of

This international event provides researchers, faculty, students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations, from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Project-Based Language-Learning: Inquiry-based Learning for Teachers and Students of World Languages

Course | June 18 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 33 Dwinelle Hall

 Don Doehla, Co-director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project, Berkeley Language Center

Develop an instructional unit incorporating the eight elements of PBLL, by creating driving questions that engage students in their own learning with a focus on target language proficiency development in all three modes of communication.

$350 Registration for 4-day PBLL Workshop series

  Registration opens March 15. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 (X 19), or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by June 12.

Teaching Historical Thinking: A Summer Institute

Workshop | June 18 | 9 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Professional Development for Educators

Join UCBHSSP and Bay Area educators for this one week institute to explore how we can increase student connection to the historical narrative, the history of their communities, and themselves through a focus on project-based learning and historical thinking concepts.

Hamid Pourshaghaghi (Eindhoven) and Christiaan Brinkerink (Radboud): The Netherlands-China Low-frequency Explorer

Seminar | June 18 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Hamid Pourshaghaghi, Eindhoven; Christiaan Brinkerink, Radboud

 Radio Astronomy Lab

We present the Netherlands-China Low-frequency Explorer (NCLE), a low-frequency radio instrument selected for the 2018 Chinese Chang'e 4 mission to an Earth-Moon L2 halo orbit. NCLE consists of three 5-meter long monopole antennas that are mounted onto the Queqiao relay satellite, and are designed to be sensitive in the 80 kHz - 80 MHz frequency range. The instrument aims to address a multitude...   More >

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 21, 2018 every day |  The California Endowment

 2000 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Public Health, School of

This international event provides researchers, faculty, students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations, from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Workplace Civility: Respect in Action

Workshop | June 19 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Room 24

 Julia Horvath, Staff Ombuds Office

 Staff Ombuds Office

Learn practical steps for promoting civility at work, including guidelines for considerate conduct and ideas for creating a more inclusive work environment. Participants will also learn how to help their unit establish group norms and effective ways to respond to rudeness.

Crafting Cocktail Bitters from Plants

Workshop | June 19 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Learn how bark, leaves, roots and fruit are extracted and blended to create bitters, the salt & pepper of craft cocktails.

$60 / $55 UCBG Members

  Register online

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 21, 2018 every day |  The California Endowment

 2000 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Public Health, School of

This international event provides researchers, faculty, students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations, from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Optimal sensors in random environments

Seminar | June 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Sarah Marzen, MIT

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

The efficient coding hypothesis has revolutionized theoretical neuroscience. I would argue that it is best understood using rate-distortion theory. I use rate-distortion theory to inspire a simple model of sensory adaptation. In randomly drawn, fluctuating environments, this model suggests that neurogenesis in sensory regions is unnecessary and predicts that biological sensors are poised to just...   More >

Forest Bathing with Hana Lee Goldin

Workshop | June 20 | 1-3:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, Forest Bathing has demonstrated benefits for stress reduction and cognitive function. Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. By slowing down and opening up our senses, we may begin to notice incredible things that may have eluded us for our whole lives.

$40 / $35 UCBG Members and UC students, faculty and staff

  Register online

Thursday, June 21, 2018

13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 21, 2018 every day |  The California Endowment

 2000 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Public Health, School of

This international event provides researchers, faculty, students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations, from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop | June 22 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join UCBG Director, Eric Siegel, for a morning practice in Qigong (pronounced cheegong), a form of meditative exercise with repeated movements, gently stretching the core and limbs and building body awareness.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606