<< Week of April 19 >>

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Medicinal Plant Cultivation in Techtropolis

Special Event | April 19 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Transform your garden into a medicine chest! Join herbalist and landscaper Bonnie Rose Weaver for a workshop on medicinal gardening. Together we will sow seeds and discuss how medicinal plants differ from their more cultivated cousins. We will dive into how to plan for a successful growing season, the secrets of wild seed germination, and explore how to harvest, process, and use herbs in your...   More >

$40 Adult / $35 Adult Member

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Monday, April 20, 2020

Machine Learning and Science Forum

Meeting | January 27 – May 4, 2020 every other Monday | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Find more information on the BIDS Events list: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 21 – December 15, 2020 the third Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed two days a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need two days 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...   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.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. |  Windmill Coffee House

 2131 Durant, Berkeley, CA 94704

 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 advisers. All UC Berkeley students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also...   More >

Applying for Your Student Visa Webinar

Information Session | April 22 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

This webinar will instruct newly admitted students to UC Berkeley for Fall 2020 on the U.S. Embassy or Consulate visa application process and entry to the United States. Think ahead and apply early as delays and increased scrutiny are expected during this busy travel season.

There will be time for student questions at the end of the presentation. The same webinar will be repeated live in May...   More >

EARTH DAY Book Release and Signing: Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change

Special Event | April 22 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Climate change and other human impacts on the environment are threatening wildflowers and the life that depends on them. In this special and timely work, conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter give us a spectacular view of California’s extraordinary wildflowers as both a cause for celebration and protection. Beauty and the Beast pairs the couple’s striking field photography with...   More >

Free; registration required; donations to support the Garden's Conservation work welcome; Books available for sale at the event

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditations

Miscellaneous | February 6 – April 30, 2020 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students. All are welcome to drop in on Thursdays at noon throughout the spring semester.

QUICK Drop-In Career Counseling for International Students

Meeting | February 20 – April 30, 2020 every Thursday | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd floor reception area

 Berkeley International Office(BIO)), Career Center

Do you have quick or urgent questions about the job and/or internship search? Are you struggling with booking a 30-minute appointment with the Career Counselor for International Students? Come to the Career Center International Student Drop-ins! No need to make an appointment in advance (sign up on-site). First come, first served!

International Grad Happy Hour

Social Event | January 23 – May 14, 2020 every Thursday | 6:30-8:30 p.m. |  Raleigh's

 2438 Telegraph Ave, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come take a break from your studies and connect with the international graduate community on campus! These weekly happy hour meetups are a great chance to relax and socialize with other international grads.

Join the

Friday, April 24, 2020

Professional Program in Regulatory Affairs Online Information Session

Information Session | April 24 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Richard Louie, Ph.D., FACB, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn about the regulatory affairs profession, examples of career paths and how our program can help you build the knowledge base to reach your professional goals.

  Register online

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Spring Plant Sale-Members' Preview

Sale | April 25 | 9-10:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

UCBG – Your Gardening Resource

Waterwise gardening is a sensible and responsible way of protecting our natural resources. The Garden is committed to providing customers a wonderful selection of drought-resistant plants from around the world including an enhanced selection of California natives and a wide array of plants for lawn replacements. We also have exotic and unusual such as rare cycads...   More >

Spring Plant Sale

Sale | April 25 | 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

UCBG – Your Gardening Resource

Waterwise gardening is a sensible and responsible way of protecting our natural resources. The Garden is committed to providing customers a wonderful selection of drought-resistant plants from around the world including an enhanced selection of California natives and a wide array of plants for lawn replacements. We also have exotic and unusual such as rare cycads...   More >