<< Week of August 26 >>

Sunday, August 26, 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 >

Big C Full Moon Hike

Social Event | August 26 | 9-10 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Event registration has been closed due to reaching maximum capacity! Thank you for your interest, and please check out some of our other BIO Bear Meetups happening this month!

Monday, August 27, 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.

Airbnb Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | August 27 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Stop by and get to know our team of engineers and hear what they love about Airbnb! We'll also tell you more about our Software Engineering New Grad and Internship opportunities.

Bring a resume to receive our awesome prizes and swag. We hope to see you there :)

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.

Global Urban Humanities Open House

Tour/Open House | August 27 | 5-7 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Wurster Gallery (1st floor)

 Global Urban Humanities

The interdisciplinary Global Urban Humanities Initiative (GUH) studies global cities by bringing together scholars, artists and designers from the arts and humanities, architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning.

Come celebrate the start of the sixth year of our activities. Learn about an exciting interdisciplinary research studio on Lagos, Nigeria, an undergraduate studio on...   More >

  RSVP online

Arista Info-Session

Information Session | August 27 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We're hosting an info session / Q&A panel, featuring multiple Arista engineers who graduated from Cal. We’ll each talk about what we work on at Arista, then transition into Q&A. Feel free to ask us about the technologies we work with, life and culture at Arista, or anything else you can think of.

About Us:
Arista Networks delivers software-defined networking for large datacenter and...   More >

Tuesday, August 28, 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.

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.

Butterfly Walk

Tour/Open House | April 24 – October 23, 2018 the fourth Tuesday of the month every month | 3-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and 'caterpillar lady', as she guides you through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies.

Space is on a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.

Free with Garden Admission

Career Connections: Consulting

Social Event | August 28 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking alumni and professionals working in a variety of consulting roles such as management, operations, financial advisory, HR, IT and more! This event will require minimal prep work from attendees; simply arrive and share your personal experiences and knowledge of the industry through casual conversations

Wednesday, August 29, 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: Tour the Bioscience, Natural Resources and Public Health Library

Tour/Open House | August 29 | 12-12:30 p.m. | 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Library

Drop in for an introduction to the Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library. Find out what's new and online.

Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC) Open House

Reception | August 29 | 2-4 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Calling all students interested in learning more about the Student Environmental Resource Center! Staff members will be present to answer questions. This will also be a great opportunity to meet people within the broader environmental community!

Refreshments will be provided. This event is ADA Accessible. If you need special accommodations to participate, please let us know at serc@berkeley.edu.

Coffee Break

Social Event | August 29 | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

BIO’s second coffee break of the fall season is on tomorrow! Our first one last week was a huge success with representation from 21 countries! Join us again this week to connect with students from all over the world, and all around campus, and disengage from your studies for a moment.

What is Coffee Break? Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage...   More >

Art Lovers Meetup

Social Event | August 29 | 5-6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive | Note change in date

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join fellow art-lovers to explore the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive right next to campus. Admission is free for Cal students!

We will meet right outside of the BAMPFA at 5 PM on August 29th, and spend about an hour viewing the exhibits. Come see amazing art and meet new friends--what's not to like?

IXL Learning Info-Session

Information Session | August 29 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

IXL LEARNING
Shaping the Future of Edtech

Sidney Peng
-Front End Software Engineer

Learn how IXL is advancing education through online technology! Join Sidney and other IXL’ers as they talk about their experiences post-graduation, why they chose to work in Edtech, and how you can join our team.

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

At IXL Learning, we’re passionate about creating the best educational...   More >

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.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Writing Online Information Session

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

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how our writing program can formalize your training, prime your work for publication or prepare for graduate study in writing. The curriculum has been developed with directors of several San Francisco Bay Area M.F.A. programs and approved by UC Berkeley's English Department.

  Make reservations 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 >

Calapalooza: Student activities and involvement fair.

Special Event | August 30 | 3-7 p.m. |  Sproul Plaza

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

Calapalooza is the University’s premier student activities fair. Check out over 800 ways to get involved with student organizations, fraternities and sororities, student government, and campus departments. Calapalooza will cover all of Upper and Lower Sproul Plazas. Get involved!

Getting Your Bearings: Tour the Bioscience, Natural Resources and Public Health Library

Tour/Open House | August 30 | 3-3:30 p.m. | 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Library

Drop in for an introduction to the Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library. Find out what's new and online.

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

Information Session | August 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant 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.

Nvidia Tech Talk

Information Session | August 30 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Nvidia

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Scott Ricketts (Manager, TensorRT)

Scott will provide an overview on TensorRT, the technology, and also give some insight about what it’s like to work on the multidisciplinary TensorRT software engineering team.

Bio: Scott Ricketts is a manager on the TensorRT team at NVIDIA. Before NVIDIA, he studied computer architecture at UC San Diego. His first role at NVIDIA was as a GPU architect,...   More >

Movie Under the Stars

Social Event | August 30 | 7-10 p.m. |  Jack London Square

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come along for a relaxing evening in the park to watch a movie under the stars! Meet new friends, hang out with old ones, or just come for the movie (who doesn't love the Black Panther?).

We will meet outside of the MLK student union at 7 PM to travel to the park together.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Getting Your Bearings: Tour the Bioscience, Natural Resources and Public Health Library

Tour/Open House | August 31 | 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Library

Drop in for an introduction to the Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health Library. Find out what's new and 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 >

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   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 >