<< Week of August 18 >>

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 >

Monday, August 13, 2018

Professional Program in Graphic Design

Information Session | August 13 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 613 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in Graphic Design offers a study of design principles and an appreciation of historical and current trends. Find out how you can learn from industry professionals to build a portfolio and advance in the field.

  Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Undergraduate International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 14 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you at First-Year Orientation! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, meet new friends, learn how to be academically successful, and provide opportunities to get your questions answered.

Certificate Program in College Admissions and Career Planning Online Information Session

Information Session | August 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Online

 Sigrid Mueller, M.A., UC Berkeley Extension, program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Instructors and staff present information about directing others in their quest for higher education and career fulfillment. Learn about career opportunities, curriculum requirements and specific course content for both programs.

  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.

EAP Exchange International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 14 | 1-5 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, meet new friends, and give you many opportunities to get answers to your questions.

Transfer International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 14 | 1-5 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, meet new friends, and give you many opportunities to get answers to your questions.

Twilight Tuesdays: Chocolate

Special Event | August 14 | 5-7:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Twilight Tuesday is your opportunity to explore the Garden during its most magical time of day. Enjoy a picnic dinner with family, take a stroll at sunset with friends or bring a date!

During our final Twilight Tuesday event of the summer, come discover more about chocolate!

This event is free to members and UCBG staff, faculty and students. Admission is half off ticket pricing for the public.

Wednesday, August 15, 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.

Graduate International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 15 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited for you to join us! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to UCB including time to meet new friends and many opportunities to get your questions answered. We'll also have several additional workshops and fun events for you to participate in the rest of the week.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Professional Program in User Experience (UX) Design

Information Session | August 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 505 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in User Experience Design gives you the training and knowledge you need to develop a portfolio to prepare to enter the field of UX design. Our instructors are experienced designers who bring real-world case studies and challenges to illuminate the theory behind UX. Find out how you can benefit from this curriculum and advance in the field.

 Free. Register online

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon and Jacquelynn Baas in Conversation

Special Event | August 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon talks about her new Art Wall with former BAMPFA director Jacquelynn Baas, who curated the project. They will address the artist’s long and innovative career and her retrospective assessment of Supergraphics, which she essentially created by mixing Swiss graphic design principles with West Coast Pop stylings, and in so doing shaped the history of design.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 >

Friday, August 17, 2018

MRED+D Admissions Webinar

Information Session | August 17 | 12-1 p.m. |  Webinar

 College of Environmental Design

Please join the UC Berkeley Master of Real Estate Development + Design (MRED+D) Admissions Office for an online information session.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 >

Black Life: Brontez Purnell

Special Event | August 17 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join us for a performance by renowned Oakland dancer, musician, and author Brontez Purnell. Purnell has been publishing, performing, and curating in the Bay Area for over ten years.

Columbia Venture Community and Bay Area Young Cal Alumni Summer Mixer

Social Event | August 17 | 6:30 p.m. |  Zeitgeist

 199 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103

 Cal Alumni Association, Bay Area Young Cal Alumni, Columbia Venture Community

The Columbia Venture Community and Bay Area Young Cal Alumni (BAYCA, formerly known as South Bay Young Blues) are proud to co-host a summer mixer at Zeitgeist in San Francisco. Join us for an evening of drinks, networking, and fun.

Questions? Contact:
CVC-SF Board Member: Soya Seo (soyaseo31@gmail.com)
Bay Area Young Cal Alumni President: Vika Nevmyvakova...   More >

  RSVP online

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 >