<< Week of September 04 >>

Sunday, September 2, 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 >

Cuban Rumba Jam

Social Event | September 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Are you a veteran rumba dancer? Have you never danced before in your life? No worries--all are welcome at Cuban Rumba Jam! Come dance like no one's watching in the streets of Berkeley.

We will meet at the MLK Student Union just outside the Cal Student Store at 3 PM to head down together. Look for the person with the BIO sign!

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from...   More >

McNair Scholars Program Information Session

Information Session | September 4 | 9:30-11 a.m. | 11 2515 Channing Way (Academic Achievement Program)

 Juan Esteva, Director, McNair Scholars Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The McNair Scholars Program prepares selected underrepresented or low-income UC Berkeley undergraduates for graduate study at the doctoral level. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase the number of underrepresented students in doctoral programs.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Berkeley Info Session

Information Session | September 4 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

 2020 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Learn more about OLLI's courses, lectures, and social programming and hear directly from the faculty about the courses and workshops they will be teaching.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10:00 a.m. No need to RSVP!

CS 61A Mixer: For finding resources, study groups, and project partners

Miscellaneous | September 4 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 430 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Every semester, the undergraduate advisors for the CS & EECS department work with students in CS 61A to help you be as successful as possible. To introduce you to resources and facilitate finding study groups and project partners, we will host two social mixer events. You are welcome to attend either event. They will be the same, so no need to attend both.

Each event will start with a panel of...   More >

CS 61a Mixer

Miscellaneous | September 4 | 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Every semester, the undergraduate advisors for the CS & EECS department work with students in CS 61A to help you be as successful as possible. ​To introduce you to resources and facilitate finding study groups and project partners, we will host two social mixer events next. You are welcome to attend either:

Each event will start with a panel of tutors and staff that are here to support...   More >

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | September 4 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.

  Make reservations 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.

2018 EECS Speed Resume Critique

Miscellaneous | September 4 | 1-4 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Garbarini Lounge

 Career Center

This year, the EECS Career Fair is Wednesday September 5th - just a week away! In partnership with HKN, this resume critique event will give you the opportunity to have your resume reviewed by a recruiter or engineer in a safe and supportive environment. Tech employers/recruiters will provide you a 'speed' 10-15 minute review of your printed resume in prep for the fair the next day.

Register...   More >

CS 61a Mixer

Miscellaneous | September 4 | 3:30-4:45 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Every semester, the undergraduate advisors for the CS & EECS department work with students in CS 61A to help you be as successful as possible. ​To introduce you to resources and facilitate finding study groups and project partners, we will host two social mixer events next. You are welcome to attend either:

Each event will start with a panel of tutors and staff that are here to support...   More >

CS 61A Mixer: For finding resources, study groups, and project partners

Miscellaneous | September 4 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 430 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Every semester, the undergraduate advisors for the CS & EECS department work with students in CS 61A to help you be as successful as possible. To introduce you to resources and facilitate finding study groups and project partners, we will host two social mixer events. You are welcome to attend either event. They will be the same, so no need to attend both.

Each event will start with a panel of...   More >

Recruiting and Information Session: SRM University, AP-Amaravati

Information Session | September 4 | 5-6 p.m. | 250 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, Vice Chancellor, SRM University - AP, Amaravati

 Prof. Vijay Chellaboina, Professor and Associate Dean of Engineering, SRM University - AP, Amaravati

 Institute for South Asia Studies, College of Engineering

A Recruiting and Information Session for the new AP-Amaravati campus of SRM University, led by its new Vice Chancellor Dr. Jamshed Bharucha and Prof. Vijay Chellaboina, Professor and Associate Dean of Engineering

Workday Info-Session

Information Session | September 4 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Workday

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Welcome back to the future

WHAT:

Workday Information Session with UPE

Ever wondered what makes a Software Engineer tick? Or why a Product Manager springs out of bed excited to come to work every morning? And what is Workday anyway? Meet Engineers, Product Managers, and Recruiters and get to the bottom of all your technical (and not-so-technical) questions without having to wait in a...   More >

Career Connections: Non-Tech Roles in Tech

Social Event | September 4 | 5:30-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Alumni and student networking event.

Microsoft Networking Day

Information Session | September 4 | 6-7 p.m. | Cory Hall, Room 521

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meet the Company & Intern Panel

Come and learn about Microsoft Internships from your classmates who have experienced them.

Only 50 seats available -RSVP today
http://tinyurl.com/y87c6snn

Wednesday, September 5, 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.

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 3 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month with exceptions |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Corn and Teosinte Discovery Station

Special Event | September 5 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come learn about corn at this month's Discovery Station.

Lunch meeting with Marie Beauchamps on Governing Affective Citizenship: Denaturalization, Belonging and Repression: Francophone Studies Working Group

Meeting | September 5 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 4226 Dwinelle Hall

 Marie Beauchamps, Universiteit van Amsterdam

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Please join the Francophone Studies Working Group for a lunch meeting with Marie Beauchamps (Universiteit van Amsterdam) on her forthcoming book _Governing Affective Citizenship: Denaturalization, Belonging and Repression_.

The book retraces the histories of denaturalization law in France in a genealogical manner. It presents denaturalization (déchéance de nationalité) as a technology of...   More >

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

Information Session | September 5 | 12-1 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.

Multilevel Modeling: What it is, when you need it (and when you don't), and 4 important questions to ask every time you use it

Information Session | September 5 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Amie Gordon, Postdoctoral Fellow, UC San Francisco

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Multilevel modeling (MLM) is everywhere these days. Reviewers are increasingly asking people to use this advanced approach to statistics and there are more and more online calculators devoted to helping people run MLM analyses. But MLM requires making a lot of choices, and without a clear understanding of what MLM is, it is easy to make mistakes. In this one hour whirlwind tour of MLM, I will...   More >

Africa@Berkeley

Information Session | September 5 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Center for African Studies

• Learn what the Center for African Studies is and does
• Discover campus resources for African studies
• Find out about majors, minor and who is teaching what courses
• Learn about African language study options
• Explore fellowships for study, travel and research
• Meet campus partners, including:
o The Library
o Study Abroad
o OASIS - Organizing to Advance Solutions in the Sahel
...   More >

BJCL Information Session

Meeting | September 5 | 12:45-2 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | February 1, 2017 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month 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 >

Coffee Break

Social Event | September 5 | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join us for our weekly coffee break! Celebrate the start of September and the Bay Area’s ‘Indian Summer’ with a fresh cup of coffee and conversation at the International House Cafe.

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, share stories about your...   More >

Social Impact Mixer

Information Session | September 5 | 5-7 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room, Cheit Hall

 Institute for Business and Social Impact

The Social Impact Mixer brings together the endless opportunities that Haas affords students interested in Social Impact as well as the chance to get to know other members of the community passionate about the space. It is a flagship introductory event sponsored by Net Impact and a great opportunity to better understand the landscape of opportunities at Haas and have all your questions answered!

Social Impact Mixer for Students

Information Session | September 5 | 5-7 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room

 Center for Responsible Business

The Social Impact Mixer brings together the endless opportunities that Haas affords students interested in Social Impact as well as the chance to get to know other members of the community passionate about the space. It is a flagship introductory event sponsored by Net Impact and a great opportunity to better understand the landscape of opportunities at Haas and have all your questions answered!...   More >

Riot Games Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Riot Cal alumni, former Riot tech interns, and engineers from various teams are here to share their journey into the games industry and their tips, tricks, lessons learned throughout their experiences. We'll also cover aspects of the application and interview process so you're prepared for the next step in your career!

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, September 6, 2018

Certificate Program in Project Management Online Information Session

Information Session | September 6 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how you can excel in the expanding field of project management with a UC Berkeley Extension certificate that meets the high professional standards of the Project Management Institute. This certificate is geared for those who are transitioning to a career in project management or those who want to sharpen their project management skills.

  Register online

Ask a Diplomat!: U.S. State Department Info Session with Diplomat in Residence Dorothy Ngutter

Information Session | September 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Dorothy Ngutter, Diplomat in Residence – Northwest Region (AK, Northern CA, OR, WA)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

An information session on careers in diplomacy led by Dorothy Ngutter, Diplomat in Residence for the Northwest Region.

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | September 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

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

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

  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 >

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Lafayette Info Session

Information Session | September 6 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Lafayette Library and Learning Center

 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Includes a free talk by Anastasia Edel: “From Sanctions To Summit: The US - Russia Relationship Roller Coaster”

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

Tour/Open House | September 6 | 3:30-4 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.

Yelp Tech Talk

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

 Yelp

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

-Yelp Engineer: Rucha S
"Getting People Fed Faster: How to Use Profiling to Improve Performance"

At Yelp, getting people their food fast is something we take very seriously. Hungry people don't like waiting for pages to load. In this talk, Rucha S will dive into how we used a number of profiling tools to identify performance bottlenecks in Yelp's food ordering checkout flow and the solutions...   More >

Interdisciplinary Marxist Working Group

Meeting | September 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 330, English Department Lounge

 Department of English

Please join us for this semester's first meeting of the IMWG on Thursday, Sept 6 from 6-8pm in the Wheeler English lounge. We will be continuing with where we left off last semester in Capital, with plans to finish volume 1 by early October.

No prior knowledge of Capital or Marx is required, and everyone is welcome. I'm attaching a rough schedule, as our readings after Capital vol 1 will...   More >

RISE Climate March Sign-Making Session

Social Event | September 6 | 7-10 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Create, illustrate and assemble signs and posters with us in preparation for the Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice March on September 8! More information on RISE can be found here: https://ca.riseforclimate.org/

Friday, September 7, 2018

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

Information Session | September 7 | 10-11 a.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.

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | September 7 – December 7, 2018 the first Friday of the month every month | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, 766/768 CSHE Conference Room

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the University of California, the State of California or elsewhere for the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas and issues through:
Acquainting one another with their respective research
Discussing research strategies, data base use and data issues
Engaging...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

Bear Bites

Special Event | September 7 | 12-2 p.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza

 ASUC Student Union

Food Sampling! Cotton Candy! Popcorn! Gift Card Hurricane! It's all happening at Bear Bites! Come celebrate the ASUC Student Union's new food: La Cocina's Cantina, 1951 Coffee Company, and the Bear's Lair Tavern.

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: Tour the Bioscience, Natural Resources and Public Health Library

Tour/Open House | September 7 | 2-2:30 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.

Hands On 13: An Artists’ Books Event: Debris: Inorganic Organic with Lauri Twitchell

Social Event | September 7 | 4-6 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 210 - Environmental Design Library Atrium

 Lauri Twitchell

 Library

Artists' books are simply books made by artists. Whether tactile or conceptual, they range in thematic content including the political, the sentimental, the instructive, or the purely beautiful. Our Hands On Artists’ Book events allow you to handle 25 books from our rare book vaults.

Found objects, whether natural or debris found in the landscape, evoke a dialogue between maker and object....   More >

Quantcast Info-Session

Information Session | September 7 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Quantcast

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Bring your resume to be entered in our raffle for a $100 Visa gift card! Food and beverages will be provided.

Description: Come to our tech talk to learn about Quantcast and find out why you would want to work here. You will get the opportunity to hear first-hand from a current Software Engineering Intern as well as senior tech leaders at Quantcast!

Speakers:

Nart Barileva, Software...   More >

Saturday, September 8, 2018

UC Berkeley Datathon: jointly held by Citadel and Correlation One

Special Event | September 8 |  TBD

 Correlation One

Citadel is proud to present The Data Open, a datathon competition taking place throughout the year at a series of top universities. If you are an individual who has a passion for tackling the most interesting and critical challenges that touch the global markets, then The Data Open is for you. This is an opportunity for exceptional problem-solvers to Explore, Build and Win.

$0 $0

  Registration opens August 15. Register online by September 1.

Farmers Market Meetup

Social Event | September 8 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  1947 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Looking for a place to buy healthy and sustainable food? Come join other international students at the local Farmer's Market! We'll meet at the MLK Student Union (outside the Cal Student Store) to walk down to this weekly market together.

Come grab a delicious lunch and stock up on produce for the week!

RSVP here to reserve your spot.

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 >