<< Week of September 12 >>

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Cal at Oakland Pride

Special Event | September 9 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Oakland

 Cal Alumni Association

Join the Cal Alumni Association as we march with the Oakland Pride Parade! We will be giving away free shirts for those who pre-register for the event, and will be running a booth throughout the festival!

 Free shirts for registrants who meet at the march location. First-come, first serve. 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 >

Monday, September 10, 2018

Nutanix Table w/ Boba Drinks

Information Session | September 10 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meet with Nutanix recruiters and university relations representatives and get yourself a complementary boba drink while they last!

Campus Memorial

Special Event | September 10 | 12-1 p.m. | California Hall, Flagpole West of California Hall

 Public Affairs

On Monday, September 10, 2018 the campus will hold its annual memorial event to recognize the more than 51 faculty/academics, staff, students, emeriti faculty, and staff retirees who died this past year. The event will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. at the flagpole west of California Hall. The program will include brief remarks and a reading of the names of those we are remembering, followed by...   More >

Campuswide Memorial

Memorial | September 10 | 12-1 p.m. | California Hall, Flag pole West of the building

 Office of Chancellor

An annual memorial event to recognize the faculty/academics, staff, students, and emeriti faculty who passed this year. The ceremony includes brief remarks and a reading of those we are remembering, followed by music and spoken word.

National Security Agency (NSA) Career Opportunities

Information Session | September 10 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley Language Center

Speak directly with National Security Agency (NSA) Hiring Managers to learn about the variety of career opportunities at the Agency. This session will specifically cover foreign language and intelligence analysis career paths, to include entry-level and summer internship positions, but all questions and majors are welcome!

Nutanix Info-Session

Information Session | September 10 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Nutanix

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We are looking for the next group of innovative and passionate students to join our family. Interested in learning more?

Staff Engineers, Malcolm Crossley, and Igor Grobman will be leading an engaging technical discussion on the Nutanix journey and the future of our technologies. Stop by and learn more about our mission.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions Online Information Session

Information Session | September 11 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Whether you are a career changer or already working in the field, understand how this program can help you plan an academic program of study and initiate the graduate- school application process.

  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.

Undergraduate Social Hour

Social Event | September 11 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, 430 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Center for Race Gender Open House Reception

Tour/Open House | September 11 | 4-6 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Center for Race and Gender

earn about exciting upcoming events and opportunities. Meet our new staff. Reconnect with students, faculty, and scholars doing race and gender research over delicious food and drink!

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

Information Session | September 11 | 5-6 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.

GM Tech Talk

Information Session | September 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Please join us for a discussion on how General Motors is advancing its self-driving vehicle strategy.

The talk will be given by Michael Wahlstrom, who is the Director of Autonomous Vehicle Systems at GM. Feel free to bring your resumes, as well as any questions you may have.

Food will be provided.

Apple Tech Talk: Building Core Technologies into Great Products at Apple

Information Session | September 11 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join Apple for a Tech Talk with Hope Giles, Senior Director of Hardware Technologies Engineering Program Management for her talk “Building Core Technologies into Great Products at Apple." Hope oversees the program-level execution of core technologies that go into Apple products, including custom silicon, batteries, and wireless technologies.

If you plan to attend, register via the link in the...   More >

Wednesday, September 12, 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.

Meraki Tabling!

Miscellaneous | September 12 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, Soda-Etcheverry Breezeway

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Global Bears Festival

Social Event | September 12 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Sproul Plaza

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come check out cultural student orgs, watch performances, and try snacks from around the world!

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | September 12 – December 5, 2018 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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 experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also have weekly discussion topics to...   More >

MSW Info Session

Information Session | September 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 5 Haviland Hall

 Sara McCarthy, School of Social Welfare

 Social Welfare, School of

These group admission advising sessions are designed to provide an overview of the admissions process and degree requirements of the MSW program. All MSW Admissions Information Sessions are held in the School of Social Welfare, located in Haviland Hall (Room 5) on the Berkeley campus.

Big Ideas Contest: Information Session

Information Session | September 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Blum Hall, B100 Plaza Level

 Phillip Denny, Director of Big Ideas, Big Ideas Contest

 Big Ideas Contest

The Big Ideas Contest kicks off with the 1st information session of the year! Get all the information you need to get started on your Big Idea — rules, requirements, eligibility and tips for participating in the 2018-19 Big Ideas Contest

Big Ideas fosters earliest stage innovators across the University of California through an eight-month process of advising, mentorship, and support. Since its...   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, September 13, 2018

CRB Information Session

Information Session | September 13 | 11:20 a.m.-12 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, Chou Hall

 Center for Responsible Business

Start the new school year off right; learn why responsible business is our business!

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-center-for-responsible-business-crb-info-session-tickets-48902877824

The CRB Info Session will take place directly before the Peterson Speaker Series, Inspiring Tomorrow's Business Leaders: Clif Bar Co-owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford. If you plan to attend...   More >

Swahili Table

Social Event | September 13 | 1 p.m. | 140 Bear's Lair Cafe (next to Sproul Plaza)

 2465 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for African Studies

This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in the community. Each person will support their own beverage and/or food purchases, but we will provide the good company. And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and experience levels are welcome.

Karibuni sana!

Reply (just to me, elresor@berkeley.edu) if scheduling is an issue and we can revisit...   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 >

Atlassian Tech Talk

Information Session | September 13 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Atlassian

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Atlassian's Head of Platform, Steve Deasy will be on hand to talk about how Atlassian's agile software development products are working toward the company's mission to unleash the potential of every team. Come hear from one of Atlassian's leaders in engineering to learn more about the scaling of a company that started as an idea out of a dorm room.

Friday, September 14, 2018

CAA Board Meeting - September 14, 2018

Meeting | September 14 | 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Alumni House
12:45 p.m. | Public Comment

MRED+D ADMISSIONS WEBINAR

Information Session | September 14 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 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.

UROC Mixer/panel of undergraduate researchers/finding peer mentors session.

Information Session | September 14 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Istifaa Ahmed (Humanities/Social Science), UROC

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Join us for our Underrepresented Researchers of Color (UROC) meet and greet mixer! We strive to build a community of researchers of color and will introduce our services and resources offered – including personal mentorship, mixers/panels, research methodology and decolonizing research workshops.

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 >

Foodie Meetup

Social Event | September 14 | 5-7 p.m. |  Jack London Square

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

In the Bay Area, there's no shortage of good food--and at the Oakland Food Festival, you'll get the chance to sample some of the best the Bay Area has to offer! Come join us for an evening of amazing food and good company.

We will meet at 5 PM at the MLK Student Union just outside the Cal Student Store to head down to Oakland together--we will be holding a BIO sign so that you can easily...   More >

Facebook Women in Tech Lightning Talks

Information Session | September 14 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Facebook

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Q&A panel with Facebook representatives to hear what it’s like being a woman in tech at Facebook. There’s limited seating, so be sure to come on time if you want to participate!

Saturday, September 15, 2018

STEM Meetup

Social Event | September 15 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Are you a STEM major at UC Berkeley? Or simply interested in science? Join other international students in attending the monthly Science at Cal Lecture Series.

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 >