<< Week of September 16 >>

Sunday, September 16, 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 >

Tell Her Story Awards Ceremony 2018: A celebration of Memorable Stories about Remarkable Women in South Asia

Special Event | September 16 | 3-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Note change in time

 Raka Ray, Professor of Sociology; of South and Southeast Asian Studies; and of Geography, UC Berkeley

 Aarti Naik, Founder, Sakhis for Girls Education

 Deepa Pawar, Founder, Anubhuti Trust

 Naween A. Mangi, Founder, Ali Hasan Mangi Memorial Trust

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Facebook, Zareen's, Folio3, Maitri, Gender Equity Resource Center, The Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Project at the Center for Race and Gender

Please join us for the first Tell Her story Gala 2018 where you will have the opportunity to hear stories from the top three Tell Her Story finalists who continue to fight against the injustice they and their loved ones face.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Oracle Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall!

Miscellaneous | September 17 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meet with Oracle recruiters and university relations representatives and get yourself a complementary cupcake while they last!

BCLT Info Session

Information Session | September 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Soda Hall, 405 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Your science background can lead to a highly fulfilling career at the intersection of law and technology. Intellectual property (who owns innovation), privacy, the accountability of algorithms, the control of online speech, the financing of clean tech. These are among the many issues that lawyers will be deciding in coming years.

UC Berkeley Law School offers the best law and technology...   More >

HSRIF Information Session

Information Session | September 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Haas School of Business, C125 - (TBC)

 Center for Responsible Business

http://responsiblebusiness.haas.berkeley.edu/curriculum/hsrif.html

Praised as ambitious and groundbreaking, the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund is the first and largest student-led SRI fund within a leading business school. It offers our MBA students real-world experience in delivering both strong financial returns and positive social impact. Since 2008, the student principals have...   More >

McNair Scholars Program Information Session

Information Session | September 17 | 3:30-5 p.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.

Oracle Tech Talk

Information Session | September 17 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join Frankie Liu, Consulting Hardware Engineer, from Oracle Labs.

The Rollercoaster

This talk will introduce the lifecycle of a project in the corporate world, viewed through the small lens of our speaker. We will raffle off a Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera and a Hydro Flask (you must be present to win).

Dinner will be served.

To explore Product Development roles,
visit...   More >

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Yali's Cafe Grand Opening

Special Event | September 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Yali's Cafe

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Please join us Tuesday, September 18th for the Grand Opening of Yali’s Cafe at Qualcomm at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute headquarters!

Cafe location: Sutardja Dai Hall, Floor 2 at UC Berkeley
From 9am-12pm, enjoy the festivities including:

- Complimentary menu tastings
- Complimentary coffee beverages (Equator coffee)
- Booths from the CITRIS Invention Lab, CITRIS Tech for Social Good...   More >

Yali's Cafe Grand Opening

Social Event | September 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Sutardja Dai Hall

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Please join us Tuesday, September 18th for the Grand Opening of Yali’s Cafe at Qualcomm at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute headquarters!

Brown Bag Lunch on Parks, Conservation, and Your Career

Special Event | September 18 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 139 Mulford Hall

 Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity; Patrick Gonzalez, Principal Climate Change Specialist, National Park Service; Sarah Allen, Science Program Leader, National Park Service

 California Outdoor Engagement Coalition

The Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity is excited to announce an opportunity for students to join Jon Jarvis, Sarah Allen, and Patrick Gonzalez for a monthly one hour event where they can ask questions and seek advice about the National Park Service, climate change, careers, conservation, and much more. Students can learn more and RSVP here. Space is limited, you must RSVP to attend the...   More >

  RSVP online or or by emailing Rhonie Roggers at rhoniedee1993@berkeley.edu by September 17.

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.

Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley Welcome Back Happy Hour

Information Session | September 18 | 5-7 p.m. |  Jupiter

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB) will be holding our first meeting over drinks at Jupiter, located at 2181 Shattuck Ave., on Tuesday, September 18th from 5-7pm. We'd like to extend this invite to any graduate students interested in medieval or premodern topics.

On September 18th we'll be discussing our schedule for this semester, including floating happy hours, coffee breaks, and lunch...   More >

Uber Info-Sesseion

Information Session | September 18 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Presentation by Xinxi Chen, Senior Software Engineer. Come say hello, be ready to ask questions, fill up on food, and get to know Uber!

We believe that by solving some of the biggest problems of our time, we can create a future where there is limitless freedom of movement for people and things all across the world. It's a bright future that we can create together. Uber the perfect place to...   More >

Wednesday, September 19, 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.

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 >

Cal Night at the A's

Social Event | September 19 | 5:30-10:30 p.m. |  Oakland Coliseum

 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Veterans and Military Affiliated Alumni

Meraki Info-Session

Information Session | September 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Meraki

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join Meraki Engineering on for a Q+A session co-hosted by SWE and WICSE! Our panel includes Christine Garibian (Software Engineering, Class of 2014), Ian Fox (Software Engineering, Class of 2017), and Rahul Ramakrishnan (Product Management, Class of 2017).

Feel free to submit any questions you may have ahead of time by filling out this form:...   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 20, 2018

Amazon Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | September 20 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Swahili Table

Social Event | September 20 | 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 >

Board Game Meetup

Social Event | September 20 | 5-7 p.m. |  Victory Point Cafe

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join us for an evening of board games at the famous Victory Point Cafe. It costs $5 to play, but then you get access to Victory Point's entire massive board game library for the entire evening.

Meet us at the cafe, and we'll have a table ready. Make sure to sign up here to secure your spot at the game table!

Womxn's CommUNITY Concert featuring SPELLLING

Social Event | September 20 | 5-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, 220 (Multicultural Community Center)

 Gender Equity Resource Center

Come join Wonder Womxn Weekly as we celebrate the start to the school year with good vibes from our own fellow Golden Bear, SPELLLING! This concert and social event will have dinner catered by Platanos!

Open to the public and especially our fiery womxn's community at Berkeley.

*ADA Accessible and Scent Free Environment*
*Free Admission*
*RSVP at...   More >

Career Connections: Women in Finance

Social Event | September 20 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Alumni and student networking event.

UROC finding a mentor

Information Session | September 20 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Ife Ochukwu, UROC

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Volunteer Information Session

Information Session | September 20 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Perry Hall

 Botanical Garden

Join us for an information session about the volunteer programs at UCBG. Find out what the opportunities are, fulfill the required safety training, and learn how to get started.

We ask that volunteers meet the following requirements:
- be over the age of 18 or volunteer with an adult guardian
- are able to volunteer at least once a month for a minimum of 2 hours
-are already or can become...   More >

  Register online

Amazon Info-Session

Information Session | September 20 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Amazon

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

For people who like to invent, there's no better place to explore opportunities than at our University Recruiting Day. We're currently hiring around the globe, in a variety of different technical roles.

Join our team and help us build the future!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2436921389666428/

Interdisciplinary Marxist Working Group

Meeting | September 20 – December 13, 2018 every other Thursday | 6-8 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

 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 >

Friday, September 21, 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 >

Jane Street Tech Talks

Information Session | September 21 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

How to Build an Exchange

Presented by: Brian Nigito

Electronic exchanges play an important role in the world financial system, acting as focal points where actors from across the world meet to trade with each other.

But building an exchange is a difficult technical challenge, requiring high transaction rates, low, deterministic response times, fairness, and reliability.

This talk...   More >

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tilden Park Hiking Meetup

Social Event | September 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Tilden Regional Park

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

End your first month of classes on a high note by getting out of the city and spending some time out in nature. Tilden Park is in the hills just above Berkeley, but it feels like you've left the city far behind, with beautiful rolling hills in every direction.

We will meet at Springer Gateway at 10 AM on Saturday to take the short bus ride up to Tilden Park together. Bring comfortable walking...   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 >