<< Week of August 19 >>

Sunday, August 19, 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 >

Career Connections Alumni Mixer: Golden Bear Orientation

Social Event | August 19 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. |  Memorial Glade

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Alumni and student networking event.

Monday, August 20, 2018

New Graduate Student Orientation: Orientation for incoming Public Health Graduate Students

Orientation | August 20 |  Berkeley City Club

 2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Public Health, School of

For the student handouts, please download: http://sph.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/SPH_New_Student_Orientation_Handouts.pdf

ESPM- New Student Orientation

Orientation | August 20 | 9 a.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Bianca Victorica

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

URAP Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | August 20 | 10-10:30 a.m. | 100 Lewis Hall

 Hannah Thorner, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research; Emma Bianco, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

Chancellor’s New Student Convocation

Special Event | August 20 | 4-5 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Division of Student Affairs

The New Student Convocation will formally welcome 8,500 new undergraduate students to the university. The convocation ceremony is an opportunity for the incoming students to gather together as a class and hear from campus administration, student leaders, and faculty.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Orientation for New Graduate Students (NGSO)

Orientation | August 21 | 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Ellen Gobler

 Graduate Division

Orientation for NEW graduate students includes informative speakers and workshops on relevant topics. This event, sponsored by the Graduate Division, will take place at Dwinelle Hall. Check-In from 8:30-9am. Event begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:45pm. Lunch served to first 900. Visit website for more information.

UCDC Info Session: Spring 2019 application deadline, Sept. 20, 2018

Information Session | August 21 | 10-11 a.m. | 2 LeConte Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and research in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

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.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 21 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Milk and Cookies: Department of History Welcome and Orientation for New and Continuing Students

Orientation | August 21 | 3-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Leah Flanagan, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of History

 Department of History

Are you a Berkeley undergrad who's interested in studying history? If so, join us on August 21 for "Milk & Cookies," our welcome and orientation for all students!

After hearing from History faculty about what we do here (and why), we'll introduce staff, new peer advisors, our library liaison, and our student group leaders. There will be plenty of time for snacks, questions, and...   More >

URAP Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | August 21 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Hannah Thorner, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research; Emma Bianco, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

GradFest!: The Graduate student campus life and resource fair.

Special Event | August 21 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Katelyn Nomura-Weingrow

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

We'll be welcoming new graduate and professional students at GradFest: an event that allows you to connect to various aspects of campus life and resources. GradFest takes place at Dwinelle Plaza, immediately following New Graduate Student Orientation. Get your special wristband at GradFest then join us for social meet-ups at local pubs!

BCNM Fall 2018 Open House

Reception | August 21 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, BCNM Commons, 340

 Center for New Media

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house!

Open to students, faculty, and staff, we invite you to visit us at the BCNM Commons to check out some of the exciting new media research taking place on campus. We'll have demonstrations from Eric Paulos' Hybrid Ecologies Lab, video screenings from Asma Kazmi, tangible interfaces from Kimiko Ryokai, and more!

Most...   More >

  Register online

Wednesday, August 22, 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.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 22 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 10-11 a.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Designated Subjects Adult Education and Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials Online Information Session

Information Session | August 22 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how to succeed in a career teaching adults with diverse needs. Our classroom-based professional programs enable you to teach in adult education or career technical education, with or without a California Designated Subjects teaching credential.

  Register online

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 22 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 21 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | August 22 | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

A warm welcome to all new and returning students! Make sure you check out the first Coffee Break event of the new school year, and start off the new semester with a fresh cup of coffee and a new friend!

What is Coffee Break? Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee,...   More >

Salesforce Info-Session

Information Session | August 22 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Ready to launch your career at the #1 Company on Fortune’s 100 Best Company on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list? Join Salesforce for an info session with Amit Das, Principal Database Architect, from our Kernel and Productivity team. He will be talking about connecting the basic system metrics with Machine Learning to predict the best optimized infrastructure, which provides the...   More >

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | August 22 | 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: August 22nd, 2018
Time: 6- 8 pm
We look forward to seeing you there!

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 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.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 22 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 10-11 a.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Professional Program in Health Informatics Online Information Session

Information Session | August 23 | 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

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 >

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 21 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Accenture Info-Session

Information Session | August 23 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Accenture

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meet us for a casual Q&A dinner session!

Accenture Labs incubates and prototypes new concepts through applied R&D projects that are expected to have a significant strategic impact on Accenture and its clients. Our dedicated team of technologists and researchers work with leaders across the company and business partners to invest in, incubate, and deliver breakthrough ideas and solutions that...   More >

Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Information Session | August 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 206

 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

Friday, August 24, 2018

SOLD OUT - Summer Bird Walk with Chris Carmichael

Tour/Open House | August 24 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come check in on our summer visitors such as warblers, orioles, and hummingbirds, and be on the lookout for fledglings recently hatched in the garden. Quarterly bird walks are led by our Research Affiliate and former Associate Director of Collections and Horticulture, Chris Carmichael.

$20, $18 UCBG members

 SOLD OUT.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 22 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 10-11 a.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | August 24 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager and Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Micron Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | August 24 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, Soda-Etcheverry Breezeway

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Redefine What's Possible
Spark Your Career at Micron

Fueling Innovation

At Micron, we are developing memory and storage solutions that transform what's possible. From mobile phones to connected cars and homes - our innovative technology is changing how the world works, plays, communicates and connects.
Micron began in 1978 as a four-person semiconductor design company in the basement of...   More >

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 >

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | August 21 – 28, 2018 every day with exceptions | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

URAP Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | August 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Hannah Thorner, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research; Emma Bianco, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

Botanical Gardens Meetup

Social Event | August 24 | 4-6 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Take a break and get out in nature for a little bit with this short hike through the beautiful Berkeley Botanical Garden. Whether you're a plant enthusiast or just want to get a little exercise on a sunny Friday afternoon, we'd love to have you come along!

We will meet outside of Evans Hall (by memorial glade) at 4 PM to take a bus up to the gardens.

Micron Info-Session

Information Session | August 24 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come learn about the vital importance of memory in the artificial intelligence age! Hosted by Micron and Senior Fellow Mark Helm.

Bring your curiosity and initiative. We'll bring the food.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Garden Closed for Apples and Hops Event - Join us!

Miscellaneous | August 25 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Garden closed all day Saturday, August 25, for benefit fundraiser. Buy a ticket and join us for Apples & Hops Garden Festival!

Apples and Hops Festival + After Party Concert with Rogue Wave

Special Event | August 25 | 2-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us a fun filled afternoon in the Garden celebrating two favorite plants: apples and hops! Stay for the special after party concert with Rogue Wave in our Redwood Grove.

$125 Festival + Concert ticket / $75 Festival ticket only / $25 Youth (5- 17) Festival ticket only / Kids 5 and under free

 ONLINE TICKET SALES CLOSED - Call the kiosk to purchase tickets 510-642-7082. Limited number available at the door. Buy tickets by calling 510-664-7606