<< Week of November 04 >>

Sunday, November 4, 2018

NaNoWriMo 2018: Come Write In at Doe Library

Special Event | November 4 | 1-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180 Doe

 Library

NaNoWriMo is back at UC Berkeley’s Doe Library!

Have you ever thought about writing a novel but just didn’t think you had the time? You’re not alone. A small group of friends from the East Bay dared themselves to finish their novels in 30 days back in 1999, creating the foundation of what has become National Novel Writing Month. Since then, this small nonprofit, NaNoWriMo, has inspired a...   More >

 The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact Shannon Monroe at least two weeks prior to the event at smonroe@berkeley.edu, 510-643-6151.

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, November 5, 2018

Breakthrough Prize Symposium

Special Event | November 5 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Breakthrough Prize

Breakthrough Prize Symposium, November 5, 2018
The Breakthrough Prizes aim to celebrate science and scientists, promote a culture that venerates knowledge, and generate excitement about STEM careers. They are the world’s largest science awards, presented annually at a televised ceremony in Silicon Valley.

The Breakthrough Prize celebration includes a daylong symposium in the three prize...   More >

CMU Health Care Analytics and IT Master's Degree: Informational Office Hours

Information Session | November 5 | 3-5 p.m. | 212 Cory Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Interested in taking your CS or EECS training to the next level in an industry in need of analytic innovators? The Master of Science in Health Care Analytics & Information Technology offered by the Heinz College of Carnegie Mellon will provide you with a #1 education in analytics and IT management to not only understand the complex business models of today’s health care systems, but also use...   More >

Netskope Info-Session

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

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join Rizwan MK, Sr. Director of Engineering, and fellow team members for an informative talk and Q&A session about today's growing cloud security and CASB space.

Food and drinks will be provided!

IHRW Internship Panel

Meeting | November 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Room 141

 International Human Rights Workshop

Internship and Job talk for IHRW SLPS members.

Thermo Fisher Info Session

Information Session | November 5 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Food provided and resumes accepted. Hiring summer interns!

Tuesday, November 6, 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 >

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.

Study Abroad for EECS and CS Students

Information Session | November 6 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 430 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Are you an EECS or CS student interested in study abroad? Please join us at this information session that will go through the basics of study abroad and academic planning tools and strategies for EECS or CS students!

2018 Election Night Watch Party

Social Event | November 6 | 4:30-8:30 p.m. | 109 Moses Hall

 Institute of Governmental Studies

The Matsui Center, the Institute of Governmental Studies and Cal Undergraduate Political Science Association are hosting an Election Night Watch Party.

Come watch the election results! Join us for a fun night of games and prizes. Food and Drinks will be provided.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1893761134053392/

Election Night Returns at Berkeley Law

Reception | November 6 | 5-9 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room (295)

 Election Law @ Berkeley

Join Election Law @ Berkeley, American Constitution Society, Political and Election Empowerment Project, La Raza, Women of Berkeley Law, Sustainability Team @ Berkeley Law, Federalist Society, and more to watch the election returns. Pizza, snacks, and drinks provided!

GWE Meeting

Meeting | November 6 | 5-6 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Graduate Assembly

Our next the Graduate Women of Engineering for our next meeting on Tuesday, November 6 from 5-6 PM in Soda 373. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss future event planning and to get feedback on previous events. Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, November 7, 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.

Discovery Station: Conifers

Special Event | November 7 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Take a close look at conifers! Conifers are plants that produce seeds without fruit or flowers, but instead "bear cones" as their name implies. Explore this group of seed-producing plants with hands on examples. Conifer trees hold the records for the world’s tallest, widest, oldest and largest trees.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | November 7 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

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 >

London School of Economics (Yearlong Program) Info Session

Information Session | November 7 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

The London School of Economics and Political Science has an exchange agreement exclusively with UC Berkeley, allowing Berkeley undergraduates the opportunity to study abroad at LSE for a YEAR through the LSE General Course. You will earn UC credit and your financial aid travels with you, as the program is offered through UCEAP - the University of California Education Abroad Program. Additional...   More >

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 >

Career Connections: Environment and Sustainability

Social Event | November 7 | 6-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Alumni and student networking event.

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, November 8, 2018

Global Social Venture Competition: Info Session

Information Session | November 8 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, N340/344 Chou Hall

 Institute for Business and Social Impact

Innovating meaningful solutions to the world’s most challenging problems using technology? This year the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is celebrating 20 years of impact and kicking off our application season by inviting you to an info session! Applications are due December 3, so join us to learn more about the eligibility guidelines, venture requirements, and helpful tips to strengthen...   More >

  Register online

AppNet Meeting

Meeting | November 8, 2018 – May 9, 2019 the second Thursday of the month every other month | 1-2 p.m. | 212 Cory Hall

 AppNet

AppNet is a platform-agnostic community of practice for application programmers at UC Berkeley.

For the 2018-19 academic year, AppNet is holding informal meetings to just "talk shop", without scheduled speakers or agenda.
These meetings are held bimonthly on the second Thursday of every other month, from 1 to 2 pm, in 212 Cory Hall. Come join us!

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 >

Study Abroad in France Info Session

Information Session | November 8 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn how you can study abroad in France, home to some of history’s greatest artists, writers and scholars.

Explore all of our programs in France here: http://studyabroad.berkeley.edu/explore/programs?country=96

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

Information Session | November 8 | 4:30-5:30 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 >

GWE Terrarium Making Social

Social Event | November 8 | 5-7 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

 Graduate Assembly

Join the Graduate Women of Engineering (GWE) for some fall crafting fun! We will supply everything you need to make your own terrarium!

Bayer Info Session

Information Session | November 8 | 5-7 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Come learn about Bayer! A huge employer of Berkeley alumni, Bayer is one of the world’s largest and oldest pharmaceutical companies.
Food provided and resumes accepted!
Hiring summer interns!

CEDSOC Community Snacktime

Social Event | November 8 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 214B Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

CEDSOC will be hosting another get together this Thursday, 11/8 at 5:30 pm in Wurster 214B to de-stress and hang out. We'll have tea, snacks, coloring books, and puzzles.

Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture

Information Session | November 8 | 6-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus, room 713

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension’s certificate can help you advance or start your career in interior design and interior architecture.

 UNEX 1034. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Friday, November 9, 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 >

MRED+D ADMISSIONS WEBINAR

Information Session | November 9 | 4-5 p.m. |  WEBINAR

 College of Environmental Design

MRED+D Admissions Webinar

East Bay World History Reading Group: 1177: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric Cline

Meeting | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. |  ORIAS Office

 1995 University Ave Suite 520D, Berkeley, CA 94704

 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

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Cal at USC Tailgate

Special Event | November 10 |  California Science Center, Wallis Annenberg Building

 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA

 Cal Alumni Association

Join the Cal Alumni Association at the California Science Center with a pre-game tailgate catered by Allegro Catering and Events! Enjoy exceptional company with fellow alumni and Cal Spirit groups before we take on USC at the Los Angeles Coliseum!

  Buy tickets online

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival at Berkeley

Special Event | November 10 | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. |  International House

 College of Letters & Science

Loads of hands-on math activities including games, and puzzles!

Students in Grades 6-10 are invited to join in a festival of creative and collaborative mathematics at the International House at 2299 Piedmont Ave. This festival is in partnership with JRMF.org. During the festival, participants will work on various mathematical activities, including puzzles, games, and problems, facilitated by...   More >

 Activities are specifically catered to Students in Grades 6-10.

$10 Standard Ticket, $0 Scholarship Ticket

  Register online

50th Anniversary Birthday Weekend

Special Event | November 10 – 12, 2018 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The Hall is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Join us for a Weekend of CelebratINg the Hall's past accomplishments and look forward to the future.

Crossroads: a convergence of sonification practitioners

Meeting | November 10 | 10 a.m.-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

A day of discussions, presentations, and performances around data sonification. Organized by Scot-Gresham-Lancaster, CNMAT Visiting Researcher and Research Scientist at the ArtSciLab at UT Dallas. Data Sonification sits at a crossroads. How do we begin to understand the separation of the act of sonification as sound art and the use of sonification techniques as functional scientific tools?

NaNoWriMo 2018: Come Write In at Doe Library

Special Event | November 10 | 1-4 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180 Doe

 Library

NaNoWriMo is back at UC Berkeley’s Doe Library!

Have you ever thought about writing a novel but just didn’t think you had the time? You’re not alone. A small group of friends from the East Bay dared themselves to finish their novels in 30 days back in 1999, creating the foundation of what has become National Novel Writing Month. Since then, this small nonprofit, NaNoWriMo, has inspired a...   More >

 The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact Shannon Monroe at least two weeks prior to the event at smonroe@berkeley.edu, 510-643-6151.

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 >