<< Week of January 20 >>

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Monday, January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day- Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | January 21 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden is closed today in observation of MLK Jr. Holiday.

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Hall Open

Miscellaneous | January 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The Lawrence Hall of Science will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

BIO Bears Meetup: Full Moon Hike

Social Event | January 21 | 7-8 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office in hiking up to the Big C under the light of the full moon! At the top of this easy hike, you're treated to a breath-taking view of the bay lit up by city light and stars.

To attend this event, RSVP here.

We will meet in front of the International House at 7 PM. Bring comfy hiking shoes, water, and a...   More >

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Getting Your Bearings: Doe and Moffitt Libraries Tour

Tour/Open House | January 22 | 10-11 a.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

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.

Become a Polyglot: Join the SLC Language Exchange Program

Information Session | January 22 | 1-2 p.m. |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 SLC Language Exchange Program

Are you looking to enhance your language skills? Do you want to expand your community at Cal and around the world? Become a part of the SLC Language Exchange Program! We provide a fun, flexible way for Cal students to meet and share languages and cultures. Each semester, we connect hundreds of language enthusiasts and want you to join us!

Attend an information session to learn more about our...   More >

  RSVP online

Courtesy of Ethnic Studies Library

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | January 22 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager/Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Getting Your Bearings: Doe and Moffitt Libraries Tour

Tour/Open House | January 22 | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

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

Information Session | January 22 | 3-4 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 >

Texas Instruments: Hands-on workshop: "Power Your Project"

Information Session | January 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Attendees will:

1. Assemble (and keep) a Power Starter Kit, including enclosure,
breadboard, power module, and 9V battery.

2. Learn why voltage regulators are needed, how they work, and key concerns when choosing them for their projects.

3. Use TI’s WEBENCH online tool to quickly choose and/or
rapidly design a power supply for your projects.

Food will be provided!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

LRLJ General Meeting

Meeting | January 23 |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 La Raza Law Journal

The Journal will host its first general meeting of the semester in order to provide members with community, map out the publication timeline, and discuss upcoming events and Journal happenings.

2019 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | January 23 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a social engagement project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000.

Berkeley Innovative Solutions Consulting Info Session

Information Session | January 23 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, N340/344

 Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business

The BIS Consulting program works to link company projects with teams of interdisciplinary graduate students from the UC Berkeley campus. The program is dedicated to working with clients to address strategic opportunities or challenges relating to the energy and resource industry, and since 2018, we’re proud to expand our offerings to include corporate sustainability and sustainable investing, in...   More >

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | January 23 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager/Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

Getting Your Bearings: Doe and Moffitt Libraries Tour

Tour/Open House | January 23 | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 23 – April 24, 2019 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's 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...   More >

International Student Drop-In Career Advising

Meeting | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor

 Career Center

Students sign up on site for a 15-minute appointment. First come, first served.

These drop-in appointments can be helpful for your quick questions on the following topics:

-Resume/Cover Letter Critique
-Job or Internship Search
-Networking
-Career Fair Preparation
-Interview Preparation
-Graduate/Professional Program Application
-Others

Become a Polyglot: Join the SLC Language Exchange Program

Information Session | January 23 | 4-5 p.m. |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 SLC Language Exchange Program

Are you looking to enhance your language skills? Do you want to expand your community at Cal and around the world? Become a part of the SLC Language Exchange Program! We provide a fun, flexible way for Cal students to meet and share languages and cultures. Each semester, we connect hundreds of language enthusiasts and want you to join us!

Attend an information session to learn more about our...   More >

  RSVP online

Certificate Program in Accounting Online Information Session

Information Session | January 23 | 4-5 p.m. |  Online

 Heather Liston, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate can help you change careers into the accounting field, understand accounting concepts and techniques to better perform your current non-accounting work or prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.

  Register online

Swahili Table

Social Event | January 23 – May 8, 2019 every Wednesday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Elizabeth Resor

 Center for African Studies

Every Wednesdays speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company (don't worry- beverage/food purchases are NOT required). And of course, Swahili speaking...   More >

Capital One Info-Session

Information Session | January 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

At Capital One, we are much more than a finance company. We are innovating the way people interact with money through the use of cutting edge technology.

Come learn more about what a Day in the Life of a technology associate looks like at Capital One. We will talk about what a software engineer does at Capital One as well as discuss our company culture. Please come with questions!

Note: We...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 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, January 24, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | January 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 120 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

Berkeley Innovative Solutions Consulting Info Session

Information Session | January 24 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, N340/ N344

 Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business

The BIS Consulting program works to link company projects with teams of interdisciplinary graduate students from the UC Berkeley campus. The program is dedicated to working with clients to address strategic opportunities or challenges relating to the energy and resource industry, and since 2018, we’re proud to expand our offerings to include corporate sustainability and sustainable investing, in...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

SERC Housewarming: New Environmental Space!

Social Event | January 24 | 2-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Join the Student Environmental Resource Center in celebrating our new home in MLK! Our new space in bNorth will serve as a gathering space for the environmental community and future sustainability-related events.

More details to come.

Getting Your Bearings: Doe and Moffitt Libraries Tour

Tour/Open House | January 24 | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

New Volunteer Information Session

Information Session | January 24 | 4-5 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.

In addition to registering, please email the Volunteer & Tour Coordinator at perry[at]berkeley.edu.

  Register online

Certificate Program in Student Affairs and Higher-Education Administration

Information Session | January 24 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 208 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Sigrid Mueller, Program Director, Education, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how you can start or advance a career in student affairs and higher-education administration. Hear about how our certificate can help you work with student diversity, foster leadership and grow your understanding of the higher-education landscape.

  Register online

Cal vs. Colorado Hoops Party

Special Event | January 24 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join fellow Cal basketball fans at Alumni House before your Golden Bears take on the University of Colorado - Boulder. This Hoops Party includes delicious food and drink, a pre-game coach's chalk talk, and a performance by the Cal Band and the Cal Spirit Groups.

  Buy tickets online

Friday, January 25, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Know Your Numbers Health Screening (BEUHS619)

Information Session | January 25 | 7:30-10 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Education Center

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Appointments offered every 15 minutes.
Know Your Numbers is a voluntary, fasting health screening including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure, weight, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference. Receive your confidential results (seen only by Health*Matters staff) and resources for follow-up immediately. Plan for 20-30 minutes to complete the screening....   More >

$10.00 Exact cash or check

 Enroll at the UC Learning Center. Enroll online

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | January 25 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Stefanie Ebeling, Program Manager/Student Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.

UCDC Info Session: Fall 2019 application deadline, February 21, 2019

Information Session | January 25 | 11 a.m.-12 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 take classes in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Become a Polyglot: Join the SLC Language Exchange Program

Information Session | January 25 | 1-2 p.m. |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 SLC Language Exchange Program

Are you looking to enhance your language skills? Do you want to expand your community at Cal and around the world? Become a part of the SLC Language Exchange Program! We provide a fun, flexible way for Cal students to meet and share languages and cultures. Each semester, we connect hundreds of language enthusiasts and want you to join us!

Attend an information session to learn more about our...   More >

  RSVP online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Getting Your Bearings: Doe and Moffitt Libraries Tour

Tour/Open House | January 25 | 2-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Tour starts at the north entrance

 Library

Join other students and get your bearings with a 3-in-one tour of the Doe Memorial Library, Moffitt Undergraduate Library, and the Main Stacks. See these central libraries and learn about the student services they provide.

URAP Peer Advisor Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | January 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Emma Bianco, Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.

BIO Bears Meetup: Sunset at the Marina

Social Event | January 25 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Mario Savio Steps

 Map

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come take a relaxing break after a busy week to enjoy the most beautiful view in the bay! Meet new friends, hang out with old ones, or just come to take in the sunset.

We will meet at Savio Steps at 4:30 PM then head over to catch the 51B Bus down to the Marina at 4:40 PM. Please be on time, because the bus will not wait and comes only every 30 minutes!

Be sure to dress VERY warmly because...   More >

Arista Info-Session

Information Session | January 25 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We're a couple of Cal alumni working as software engineers at Arista. In this info-session, we'll talk about the kinds of engineering work we do at Arista, how Arista fits into the tech industry, and what it's like to work at Arista. Food will be provided and resumes will be collected at the end.

About Us:
Arista Networks delivers software-defined networking for large datacenter and...   More >

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required