PERL Seminar: Does Symbolic- Breed Substantive-Representation? Evidence from Womens Police Stations in India
Seminar | October 21 | 12:40-1:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
ERL is an opportunity for PhD students to present work in progress and receive valuable feedback from faculty and peers.
Seminar | October 21 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Colloquium | October 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Room 1102 Berkeley Way West (2121 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94720)
Rucker C. Johnson, University of California, Berkeley (Goldman School of Public Policy) & National Bureau of Economic Research
Inequality in schools leads to many of our most intractable social ills: the mass incarceration of young men of color, disparities in income, life expectancy and related public health metrics.
Children of the Dream argues for public education as the primary engine of upward mobility. Specifically, I examine the success of our three most significant equal-opportunity initiatives: 1)... More >
Seminar | October 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Jeremy Gunawardena, Harvard Medical School
I will describe recent results which show that allosteric conformational ensembles of sufficient
complexity can implement any form of information integration that is achievable without energy
expenditure. I will discuss to what extent this mechanism may account for the information processing which occurs during eukaryotic gene regulation, in which many small packets of information must be... More >
Seminar | October 21 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
Kevin He, California Institute of Technology
Colloquium | October 21 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Can a machine create its own art? This question, raised around the year 2000 by Leonel Moura, is at the core of his work with robotics and artificial intelligence. With the development of artificial intelligence of recent years, the possibility for machines to be intelligent but also creative is at the center of a debate on the future of humanity. Will machines take over? Or, is there an... More >
Workshop | October 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, "Class of '42" Room
Values contribute to the meaning and satisfaction we find in work. This workshop offers a chance to clarify your highest-priority work related values, and explore avenues for enhancing alignment in your values and your work.
Presentation | October 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall
This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.
** MUST RSVP**
RSVP by October 18.
Workshop | October 22 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Greg Ryan, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics; Lindy West, Be Well at Work - Wellness
Learn how to set up your mobile/office workstation with a focus on self-care and explore methods for practicing these positive habits in our fast paced world. Content will include beneficial movement options while working with all your 'devices', recommendations for 'break time', and mindfulness and breathing exercises. Resources available on and off campus will be shared.
Workshop | October 22 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall
Rachael Samberg; Timothy Vollmer
This workshop will provide you with a practical workflow for navigating copyright questions and legal considerations for your dissertation or thesis. Whether youre just starting to write or youre getting ready to file, you can use this workflow to figure out what you can use, what rights you have, and what it means to share your dissertation online.
Seminar | October 22 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Peter Jones, University of California, Berkeley
Colloquium | October 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Shorb House, Latinx Research Center
Tom Biolsi, Professor of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
This talk will be based on Prof. Biolsis recently published book, Power and Progress on the Prairie, which traces the history of modernization, improvement, or progress on Rosebud Reservation. The central question of the book is how ideas about making things better were invented and applied to the peopleboth Indian and whiteand the land.
Workshop | October 23 | 9-10 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.
Workshop | October 23 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | International House
J-1 and J-2 visitors subject to this requirement must return to their country of legal permanent residence for two years or obtain a waiver before being eligible for certain employment visas such as H (temporary employment), L (intra-company transfer), or Permanent Resident status ("green card"). Not all J visitors are subject as it depends on specific factors.
At this workshop, you will... More >
Workshop | October 23 | 10:10-11 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.
Conference/Symposium | October 23 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
The UCB Startup Fair is a unique recruitment event where the spotlight is on the startups. It is a chance for small companies to speak directly to students without getting overshadowed by the big names.
We bring together the most innovative new companies in the Valley and introduce them to students from one of the top engineering universities in the world. When combined with the Startup Fair... More >
Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "The intersection of nutrition and infection at the host-pathogen interface"
Seminar | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Eric Skaar, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Eric Skaar earned his B.S. in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, his Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis from Northwestern University, and his M.P.H. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Northwestern University. His aboratory is interested in identifying the host and bacterial factors that are involved in this battle for metal during the pathogenesis of... More >
Seminar | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310
CITRIS Research Exchange is free and open to the public. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12 pm and is hosted at the Banatao Auditorium in Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus unless otherwise noted. Register by the Monday prior to the event to receive lunch.
Seminar | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Lingyan Shi, UC San Diego
Lingyan Shi, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, UC San Diego
Seminar | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Colloquium | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Christopher Wildeman, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management and Sociology, Cornell University
A lunch time talk and discussion session, featuring visiting and local scholars presenting their research on a wide range of topics of interest to demography.
Workshop | October 23 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Spices and herbs add rich flavor to food with the added bonus of offering health benefits. Learn to naturally enhance the flavor of your food with spices from around the globe. Demonstration, recipes, and samples provided.
Course | October 23 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall
This course details the process of leveraging advanced development and design tools to visually enhance presentations and embedded objects. Emphasis is placed on content design and management tools, user-defined effects and actions, and Object Linking and Embedding (OLE). Learning Objectives * Divide large presentations into logical grouped Sections. * Create custom slide shows for multi-audience... More >
Workshop | October 23 | 2-3 p.m. | 7 Evans Hall
Join Berkeley International Office as you prepare to put together your documents for your OPT application. This workshop will cover required documents, how to fill out the forms, and most common mistakes in the application. In addition, there will be a Q&A portion during which you can ask specific questions about your own application.
Please note that this workshop is specifically for OPT... More >
Panel Discussion | October 23 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall
Rachael Samberg; Timothy Vollmer
Hear from a panel of experts - an acquisitions editor, a first-time book author, and an author rights expert - about the process of turning your dissertation into a book. Youll come away from this panel discussion with practical advice about revising your dissertation, writing a book proposal, approaching editors, signing your first contract, and navigating the peer review and publication process.
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: “New pathways in cellular and systemic lipid transport”
Seminar | October 23 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Peter Tontonoz, UCLA
Workshop | October 23 | 4:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Way West
CRLP's Fall 2019 Teacher Leadership Series will focus on previewing one of CRLP's latest PD options: Learning How English Works. Topics will include Protocols for Analyzing Student Work Samples, Grammar Mini-Lessons in Designated ELD, and Exploring the Consultancy Protocol for Improving Team Meetings
Workshop | October 24 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall
This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content provides knowledge and skills to create accountability, manage competing priorities, and enhance team communication and productivity.
Conference/Symposium | October 24 | 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Great power competition is once again a critical component of the international system, with far reaching implications for the stability of the existing political and economic order. However, power is not always won by confrontation, but through tactical, indirect rivalry across issue areas. Strategic competition between the United States, China, India, and other rising powers spans industries... More >
Seminar | October 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Suresh Naidu, Professor, Columbia
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Workshop | October 24 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Mallory Lynch, Campus Ergonomist, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn new ways of performing daily activities with less stress to your back. Practice some useful stretching and strengthening exercises. Wear comfortable clothing.
Seminar | October 24 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
(co-authored with Sauro Mocetti and Giulia Bovini)
Seminar | October 24 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Laureano Gherardi, instructor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, will present: "Precipitation variability and ecosystem functioning: experimentation, modeling, and data synthesis from local to global scales." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
CRG Thursday Forum Series: Carceral (im)mobilities: Architectures of the Migrant Camp, the Refugee Camp, and the Labor Camp
Panel Discussion | October 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Berkeley architectural historians Desiree Valadares, Laura Belik, and Heba Al-Najaba offer papers on camps in Brazil, Syria, and Canada to explore how camp architectures have operated to shape, detain, and enable forms of movement.
Colloquium | October 25 | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room
The practice of composition is common to most creative and scholarly undertakings. Composition is where artistic or intellectual inspiration runs up against the everyday struggle of making. It comes from the Latin for "putting things together com-ponere. It involves questions of unity and linkage, of transition, of beginning, of ending. Many artists struggle (some famously) with the practice.... More >
Workshop | October 25 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall
Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that details the processes for setting up a newly finalized sponsored award, including interpreting a Notice of Award, and processing a BFS budget upload. Learning Objectives: Interpret a Phoebe Award Summary and the related Terms & Conditions Summarize the information a PI needs to know about a new fund List the steps in setting up a fund for use ... More >
Conference/Symposium | October 25 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
In a globalized international political economy, with increasing competition between the US, China and other large powers, medium and small powers must maneuver carefully.
This workshop will specifically focus on the security and economic dimensions of strategic competition including industrial policy, strategic trade, and the financial system. ..
Workshop | October 25 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall
Rachael Samberg; Timothy Vollmer
This workshop will provide you with practical strategies and tips for promoting your scholarship, increasing your citations, and monitoring your success. Youll also learn how to understand metrics, use scholarly networking tools, evaluate journals and publishing options, and take advantage of funding opportunities for Open Access scholarship.
Seminar | October 25 | 2-3 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Prof. Wenbin Lin, Univ. of Chicago, Chemistry and Radiation & Cellular Oncology
Liposomal nanoparticles have made important contributions to cancer therapy over the two past decades, but their limited tunability and stability hinder further progress in addressing unmet oncology needs. By harnessing the power of synthetic chemistry and nanotechnology, the Lin group has developed several novel classes of molecular nanomaterials, including nanoscale coordination polymers (NCPs)... More >
Seminar | October 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Small molecule activation often requires both protons and electrons. This includes chemical transformations key to sustainable energy and environment e.g. reduction of H+, O2, CO2 and N2. Similarly, mono-oxygenation of organic molecules using molecular oxygen, a process often described as the Holy grail of chemistry, requires protons and electrons. Erstwhile mechanistic investigations on... More >
Seminar | October 25 | 4 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Rob Leachman, UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley's Rob Leachman will presentStrategic Initiatives for Inland Movement of Containerized Imports at San Pedro Bay at 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the ITS Transportation Seminar in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building.
Workshop | October 25 | 6 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall
Big Ideas advisors will walk you through every element that is required in your 3-page pre-proposal application and any answer questions. The workshop will highlight the Landscape Analysis section of the pre-proposal, which is often cited as an area for improvement by Big Ideas judges.