<< 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.

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 >

Dreams

Film - Feature | June 17 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A fashion director (Eva Dahlbeck) and her top model (Harriet Andersson) grapple with relationships old and new in Bergman’s film that explores love as a function of reflection and projection.

Slightly Stoopid: with guests: Stick Figure, Pepper

Performing Arts - Music | June 17 | 5 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

The Ocean Beach, California-based band formed by multi-instrumentalists Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty has matured into a versatile musical ensemble.

  Buy tickets online

La notte

Film - Feature | June 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Novelist Marcello Mastroianni and his wife Jeanne Moreau play out a drama of marital disillusionment against Antonioni’s rigorous sense of place and architecture.

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 >

Webinar: Undergrad Academic Success and Culture

Information Session | June 18 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Current undergraduate international students from diverse backgrounds will share the key shifts they made to identify and meet academic expectations at UC Berkeley. You'll learn how to avoid common mistakes, resources that support your success, and have a chance to ask your questions. A Berkeley International Office advisor will facilitate the conversation and speak to F and J visa regulations...   More >

Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Information Session | June 18 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 202

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how UC Berkeley Extension’s professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunities—in teaching, business, publishing, travel and more—both in the United States and around the world.

  Make reservations online

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.

Webinar: Grad Academic Success and Culture

Information Session | June 19 | 9-10:30 a.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Current graduate international students from diverse backgrounds will share the key shifts they made to identify and meet academic expectations at UC Berkeley. You'll learn how to avoid common mistakes, resources that support your success, and have a chance to ask your questions. A Berkeley International Office advisor will facilitate the conversation and speak to F and J visa regulations that...   More >

Professional Program in Health Informatics Online Information Session

Information Session | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D. M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn about this fully online program that prepares you to launch a new career in health informatics or advance in your current position. Geared for both clinical and nonclinical professionals, this program provides you with the understanding of both the technology and the health care best practices so that you can succeed.

$0

  Register online

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.

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

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.

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

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 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.

L'eclisse

Film - Feature | June 20 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Antonioni’s 1962 masterpiece showcases Monica Vitti as his moodiest, most evasive heroine, drifting out of one affair and into another with Alain Delon’s mercurial stockbroker” (Village Voice). “Perhaps the director’s most savage blast of gorgeous B&W ennui” (Time Out).

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.

SOLD OUT - Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Special Event | June 21 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Celebrate the first day of summer with this special outdoor concert of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs within a grove of redwoods. Close your eyes and experience the natural meditative quality of the forest and bird song layered with serene sounds of quartz crystal singing bowls.

$25, $20 Garden members

 SOLD OUT.

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 >

The Harmonic Forest: Talk by Jovino Santos Neto

Lecture | June 21 | 4-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Harmonic Forest: Musical chords heard as trees

Jovino Santos Neto, in addition to being a world-class Brazilian pianist and composer, holds a degree in Environmental Biology from McGill University. In his 15-year apprenticeship with the legendary Hermeto Pascoal in Brazil, Jovino learned about Hermeto’s unique intuitive approach to musical concepts. In this lecture, Jovino will connect his...   More >

Free with Garden admission; Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty, Free for Concert Ticket holders for 6/21

  Register online

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Jovino Santos Neto + Gyan Riley

Performing Arts - Music | June 21 | 5-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Jovino Santos Neto + Gyan Riley

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-643-2755, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters: with guests: Jim James (Solo), Seth Lakeman

Performing Arts - Music | June 21 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Robert Plant has announced a new series of North American headline dates celebrating his acclaimed new album, Carry Fire.

  Buy tickets online

Western

Film - Feature | June 21 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This intense, slow-burning thriller follows a group of German construction workers installing a hydroelectric plant in remote rural Bulgaria. “A stunning existential study of masculinity” (Sight & Sound).

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

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 >

Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy

Film - Feature | June 22 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This visually striking, thought-provoking documentary about the British installation artist Andy Goldsworthy is a sequel to the director’s groundbreaking Rivers and Tides—Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time.

Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy

Film - Feature | June 22 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A world-weary Swedish girl (Garbo) makes her way back to her father’s fishing barge in Garbo’s sound debut, theatrically directed by Clarence Brown and costarring Charles Bickford and Marie Dressler.

Felix Mendelssohn, St. Paul Oratorio, Op. 36: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 22 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 BCCO

Yoon Geong Lee, soprano
Katherine Trimble, mezzo-soprano
Derek Jackenheimer, tenor
Andre Chiang, bass
Ming Luke, Music Director

Saturday, June 23, 2018

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 >

Felix Mendelssohn, St. Paul Oratorio, Op. 36: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 23 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 BCCO

Yoon Geong Lee, soprano
Katherine Trimble, mezzo-soprano
Derek Jackenheimer, tenor
Andre Chiang, bass
Ming Luke, Music Director

Smiles of a Summer Night

Film - Feature | June 23 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Couples meet, split, and reconverge at a country house in the summer of 1900 in Bergman’s carnal comedy. “A tragic-comic chase and roundelay [carried] into elegance and lyric poetry” (Pauline Kael).

UC Berkeley AIA Reception 2018

Reception | June 23 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  New York Hilton Midtown

 College of Environmental Design

Join fellow UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design alumni at the CED AIA alumni reception in New York City.

Daisies

Film - Feature | June 23 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Chytilová's most acclaimed film, spawned by the Prague Spring, is a brilliantly colored surrealist comedy starring a couple of chicks in search of kicks.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Art Wall: Karabo Poppy Moletsane

Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Moletsane’s vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery

 Library

This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.

ON VIEW: ARCH 205B Studio One Final Review Projects

Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4 – June 18, 2018 every day | Lobby Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

ON VIEW: MAY 4-JUNE 18. Graduate student work from the Spring 2018 Studio One will be on display in the Wurster Sculpture Courtyard. Open to all!

Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – August 26, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African...   More >

Sustaining Grandeur: The First 100 Years of Save the Redwoods League

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 20 – August 31, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, Bancroft Gallery

 Bancroft Library

(Gallery is just inside east entrance to Doe) MARKING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY of the founding of Save the Redwoods League, Sustaining Grandeur is a collaborative exhibition between The Bancroft Library and the League. The exhibition explores the organization’s first century protecting California’s redwood forests and the surrounding lands that sustain them, and looks forward to the League’s...   More >

Science Gets Graphic: Cartoons, Comics and Graphic Novels in the Sciences

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 23 – August 24, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | Evans Hall, Mathematics Statistics Library (100 Evans)

 Library

In the past decade, we have witnessed significant growth in the use of visual imagery and storytelling to engage students in the sciences. From manga guides and illustrated texts to biographies and zombies teaching calculus, this display features illustrated works and graphic novels from our collections that aim to teach college students and the general public about science...   More >

Bearing Light: Berkeley at 150

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 16, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bancroft Library, 2nd Floor Corridor

 Bancroft Library

This exhibition celebrates the University of California’s sesquicentennial anniversary with photographs, correspondence, publications, and other documentation drawn from the University Archives and The Bancroft Library collections. It features an array of golden bears, including Oski, and explores the illustrious history of UC Berkeley.

The Invisible Museum: History and Memory of Morocco

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Since its inception in 1962, the former Judah L. Magnes Museum distinguished itself by directing its collecting efforts outside the focus on European Jewish culture and history that was prevalent among American Jewish museums at the time. During the 1970s and 1980s, its founders, Seymour and Rebecca Fromer, actively corralled an informal team of activist collectors and supporters. Together, they...   More >

The Worlds of Arthur Szyk | The Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection: Auditorium installation of enlarged reproductions of select collection items

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Acquired by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2017 thanks to an unprecedented gift from Taube Philanthropies, the most significant collection of works by Arthur Szyk (Łódź, Poland, 1894 – New Canaan, Connecticut, 1951) is now available to the world in a public institution for the first time as the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection.

Born into a middle-class Polish...   More >

High Holy Days at the Luna Park: Show-card Posters from the Firschein Press (Brooklyn, NY, 1920-1974)

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

This exhibition presents a selection from the over one hundred “show-card” posters printed by the Firschein Press, a small business operated by East European Jewish immigrants, that served local Jewish and non-Jewish communities in Brooklyn for the better half of the 20th century. Oscar Firschein brought the posters to California once the Press ceased its activities. He and his wife, Theda,...   More >

The Karaite Canon: Manuscripts and Ritual Objects from Cairo

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

A selection from the over fifty manuscripts collected by The Magnes in Cairo, Egypt, during an expedition led by the museum’s founder, Seymour Fromer, in 1971. At the time, the aim of The Magnes was to salvage unique documents during a period of great turmoil in the Middle East.

The manuscripts are accompanied by a variety of ritual objects, original ketubbot (marriage contracts), and by...   More >