<< Week of January 12 >>

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Cal vs Stanford Women's Basketball Hoops Party

Special Event | January 12 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join fellow Cal Women's Basketball fans at Alumni House before the Golden Bears take on the mighty Stanford Cardinal in this exciting early-season PAC-12 match-up! The anticipation of this game is palpable, considering last year's dramatic last-second, one point Golden Bears’s victory at Haas. Enjoy delicious food and drink, a pre-game coach's chalk talk, and a performance by the Cal Band and the...   More >

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Certificate Program in College Admissions and Career Planning Online Information Session

Information Session | January 14 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 Sigrid Mueller, M.A., UC Berkeley Extension, program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Instructors and staff present information about directing others in their quest for higher education and career fulfillment. Learn about career opportunities, curriculum requirements and specific course content for both programs.

  Register online

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.

How to (Machine) Read a Novel: Modeling Events and Information in Literary Fiction

Special Event | January 14 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  South Hall

 Matthew Sims

 Information, School of

Novels pose unique challenges overlooked by current natural language processing systems.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

San Francisco World History Reading Group: Empire of Guns: the violent making of the Industrial Revolution by Priya Satia

Meeting | January 15 | 5-7 p.m. |  Civic Center Secondary School

 1995 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

 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

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | January 15 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 6 UC Berkeley Extension (Belmont Center)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with personalized 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

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Accounting Career Night

Special Event | January 16 | 5:15-8:30 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Join us for UC Berkeley Extension's Accounting Career Night.

We bring together industry leaders, recruiters, current students, alumni, prospective students, and members of the Bay Area professional accounting community for a networking reception and panel discussion. If you want to know more about the range of roles accounting professionals can pursue and what's required to enter and advance...   More >

 FREE. Register online

Certificate Program in Student Affairs and Higher-Education Administration

Information Session | January 16 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 104 Dwinelle Hall

 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

Friday, January 17, 2020

Spring 2020 EAP Orientation

Orientation | January 17 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1 LeConte Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you at Spring Orientation! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, meet new friends, learn how to be academically successful, and provide opportunities to get your questions answered.

This will be a special session for EAP students during Golden Bear Orientation. Degree-seeking international students should continue to...   More >

Plants Illustrated Exhibit 2020: Rare and Endangered Plants of the World

Special Event | January 17 – February 5, 2020 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the 11th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Garden’s lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of rare and endangered plants of the world featuring plants in the Garden's collection.

Deppea splendens 'Cristobal' Image by Jill Petersen

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Plants Illustrated Exhibit 2020: Rare and Endangered Plants of the World

Special Event | January 17 – February 5, 2020 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the 11th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Garden’s lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of rare and endangered plants of the world featuring plants in the Garden's collection.