<< Week of October 14 >>

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Global Homecoming 2018: A day full of unique I-House experiences

Special Event | October 14 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  International House

 International House

Join us under the dome for the International House Global Homecoming, featuring unique I-House experiences, community building, and scrumptious international treats! The House will be buzzing with excitement, don't miss out on the fun!

For a complete schedule of events, event updates, and to register, please email: ihalumni@berkeley.edu

  Register online

Pilipino American Alumni Chapter: Alumni and Student Brunch

Social Event | October 14 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Grace Rualo Asuncion Bench

 Cal Alumni Association, Pilipino American Alumni Chapter (PAAC)

Hearst Museum Open House - Homecoming Weekend

Tour/Open House | October 12 – 14, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Alumni, parents, and friends are welcome to stop by anytime to explore the current exhibit, Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You. You can also virtually travel to archaeological sites around the world through the interactive CAVE kiosk or take a break and chill out in the Lounge of Wondrous Anthropological Discoveries.

The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology has waived...   More >

Doe and Moffitt Libraries and Gardner Stacks Open House

Tour/Open House | October 14 | 1-5 p.m. |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

Explore these libraries that have served the campus for more than 100 years. Be awed by grand spaces like the North and Heyns reading rooms and delve into the exhibits of the Bernice Layne Brown Gallery. Plus get special access to the 52 miles of shelves in the Gardner Stacks.

 Please show your Homecoming badge at the entrance for access to the Moffitt Library and Gardner Stacks.

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 >

Professor Eugene Haller Memorial

Memorial | October 14 | 2-5 p.m. | Lobby Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

Memorial Reception for Professor Eugene Haller Memorial.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Jane Street Tech Talk

Information Session | October 15 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

PPlease join us on Monday, October 15th to learn what makes financial trading an interesting problem to tackle with Machine Learning techniques, and what connections we can draw with areas where ML is known to work well.

Food, beverages, and swag will be served.

Please sign up here: https://tinylink.net/FPbAY if you plan to attend so we can make sure to order enough food! We look forward...   More >

Certificate Program in Project Management

Information Session | October 15 | 6-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 608/609

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how you can excel in the expanding field of project management with a certificate that meets the high professional standards of the Project Management Institute.

  Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Professional Sequence in Agile Management

Information Session | October 15 | 7-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 505/506

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how Agile Management—a framework of values, principles and practices that allows managers to plan work, engage teams and leverage changing market conditions—can make a difference in your career as a manager.

 Please refer to UNEX 1066. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tolman Hall Free ReUse Day: Hosted by Cal Zero Waste

Special Event | October 16 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Tolman Hall, East Wing

 Cal Zero Waste

Cal Zero Waste is holding the last and final Free ReUSE days at Tolman Hall this month before its demolition. We successfull diverted over 10,000 tons of goodies at our last 3 Free ReUSE days, but there are still more that need to find a new home. Come find us at Tolman Hall (east wing) between 10:00am-2:00pm on 10/19!

C3 IoT Tabling in 3rd Floor, Soda Hall

Miscellaneous | October 16 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soda Hall, In front of HP Auditorium (306 Soda Hall)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

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.

MEng Info Session: University of California, San Diego

Information Session | October 16 | 4-5 p.m. |  Cymer Conference Room, SME Building

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Learn more about our inter-disciplinary Master of Engineering professional program at University of California, Berkeley's College of Engineering. Megan Braverman, Student Services and Admissions Advisor, will present and hold a Q&A about the MEng's innovative leadership curriculum, capstone projects, technical concentrations, dedicated career services, and admissions criteria.

  RSVP online

C3 IoT Info-Session

Information Session | October 16 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

You Are Invited!

Please join at the C3 IoT Information Session. At this event, you will learn more about our company, C3 IoT career opportunities, and the meaningful work we do.

About C3 IoT

C3 IoT is the leading software platform provider for digital transformation. C3 IoT delivers a comprehensive and proven software platform for rapidly developing and operating AI, predictive...   More >

Bose Design Challenge

Special Event | October 16 | 6-9 p.m. |  Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

We'd like to invite you to participate in the Fung Institute's 2018 Design Challenge sponsored by Bose and Real Industry! The challenge will focus on sound-based augmented reality and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from all majors (though may be most relevant to students taking courses in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Music, and Music Technology). We hope you will...   More >

  RSVP online

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | October 16 | 6-8 p.m. |  Daily Pint | Note change in date

 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.

Wednesday, October 17, 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.

Grad Fair: University of California, Davis

Special Event | October 17 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Davis

  ARC Pavilion, Upper Level, Davis, CA

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Representatives of the UC Berkeley Master of Engineering program will be in attendance.

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | October 17 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

  Register online

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 >

Haas Scholars Program Info Session: $13,800 to carry out a final project in *ANY* major

Information Session | October 17 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Learn about how to apply to this research program for your last year!

The Haas Scholars Program supports twenty undergraduates with financial need with their interest for conducting research during their final year at UC-Berkeley. Applicants are evaluated primarily on the merit and originality of their proposal for an independent research or creative project that will serve as the basis for a...   More >

San Francisco World History Reading Group: Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

Meeting | October 17 | 5-7 p.m. |  Civic Center Secondary School

 727 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.

  Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu

Gusto Info-Session

Information Session | October 17 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join us for an Info Session & Fireside Chat as well as yummy food! Learn more about the cool problems our engineering team is tackling and ask our panel about life at Gusto.

About Gusto & our career opportunities: We're here to create a world where work empowers a better life — and that starts right here in our offices. From hands-on training to our vibrant work environment and truly...   More >

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, October 18, 2018

CEDSOC Community Snacktime

Social Event | October 18 | 1-3 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Landscape Courtyard

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

Take a break from the grind of the semester and chat and enjoy snacks with your fellow students in the Landscape Courtyard!

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 >

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 >

Thought Lounge: Come for free dinner and a chance to talk with homeless community advocates and experts about the issues surrounding People's Park!

Meeting | October 18 | 9-11 p.m. | B1 Hearst Field Annex

 Suitcase Clinic

The Suitcase Clinic’s Advocacy Task Force, a student-run group involved in advocating for the locally underserved and homeless community, will be hosting an event called the Thought Lounge, an open space to learn and discuss more about the history and value of People’s Park from 6:00-7:30 pm on Thursday, October 18 in Hearst Field Annex, Room B1. This event will feature FREE DINNER and a Q&A...   More >

 First 25 People to RSVP at: tinyurl.com/thoughtlounge1

Friday, October 19, 2018

Fall Bird Walk with Chris Carmichael

Tour/Open House | October 19 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Fall migrants are arriving in the garden! Come see our first winter sparrows, and search for other newcomers such as warblers and thrushes.

$20, $18 members

  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 >

CCASN Informational Exhibition

Information Session | October 19 | 4-6 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2121 Berkeley Way

 Professional Development for Educators

The College and Career Academy Support Network (CCASN) will be holding an informational session about its work with county offices of education, districts, schools, career academies, and students. Over it's 20 history, CCASN has provided support services in many areas of the education field including, but not limited to, Linked Learning, A-G course writing, proposal writing, Career Technical...   More >

Open Table Tech Talk

Information Session | October 19 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Do you love to eat? Do you love engineering?

Join the OpenTable team for a tech talk to learn about the intersection of dining out and software engineering!

Topics will include:

- Query understanding
- User intent

Featuring Valerie Chen, Software Engineer at OpenTable & Berkeley EECS Alum.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided!

Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont: Fall Dinner

Social Event | October 19 | 5:30-9 p.m. |  Berger Center

 6633 Oakmont Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95409

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Alumni Club of Oakmont

Saturday, October 20, 2018

College Information Day

Special Event | October 20 | 8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Center for East Bay Consortium Educational Partnerships

College Information Day, a free, annual event at the University of California, Berkeley, in which college and university representatives will give college preparation tips to about 1,000 middle school and high school students and their families.

More than 50 public and private colleges and universities will be represented, including those within the UC system, California State University,...   More >

 Middle school and high school students and their parents/guardians.

CEDSOC Alumni of Color Mixer

Social Event | October 20 | 1-3 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

Take a break from school this weekend to connect with some of our amazing CED POC alumni. There will be food, incredible alumni, and delicious snacks. No better way to spend your Saturday afternoon!

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 >