<< Week of April 26 >>

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Achieve Together Practice Lab for Managers/Supervisors

Workshop | April 27 | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | University Hall, Rm#24 (basement)

 Human Resources

These 2.5hr experiential learning sessions make space for managers/supervisors to practice creating and communicating goals, check-in conversations, and calibrating performance using the Achievement Criteria.

  Register online

Political Economy Seminar: TBA

Seminar | April 27 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Oeindrill Dube, The University of Chicago

 Department of Economics

The Political Economy Seminar focuses on formal and quantitative work in the political economy field, including formal political theory.

Achieve Together Practice Lab for Individual Contributors

Workshop | April 27 | 1:30-4 p.m. | University Hall, Rm#24 (basement)

 Human Resources

These 2.5hr experiential learning sessions make space for individual contributors to practice creating and communicating goals, check-in conversations, and calibrating performance using the Achievement Criteria.

  Register online

Seminar 211, Economic History

Seminar | April 27 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Felix Ward, Erasmus University

 Department of Economics

Juliet Stanton

Colloquium | April 27 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Juliet Stanton, New York University

 Department of Linguistics

Seminar 271, Development: Tba

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Robin Burgess, London School of Economics

 Department of Economics

Joint with Haas OEW Seminar. Held on Development slot at Econ.

Seminar 208, Microeconomic Theory: TBD

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Mehmet Ekmekci, Boston College

 Department of Economics

IB Finishing Talk: Title to be announced

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Roxy Cruz, UCB (Dawson Lab)

 Department of Integrative Biology

Tunneling, Protein Motions and New Models for Catalysis

Seminar | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Judith Klinman, University of California, Berkeley

 College of Chemistry

The observation that hydrogen transfer occurs by quantum mechanical tunneling across all classes of C-H activation (H+, H:- and H. transfer ) has fundamental consequences for our views of enzyme catalysis. A key feature is the inherent temperature independence of the movement of hydrogen as a wave, implicating the “environment” as the source of the enthalpic barrier to catalysis. Modified...   More >

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Labor Lunch Seminar: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | April 28 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Costas Meghir, Yale

 Center for Labor Economics

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar | April 28 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Carolyn Bertozzi, Stanford University

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | April 28 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Jeff Bohn, Swiss Re Institute

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

ABSTRACT:

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | April 28 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Jeff Bohn, Swiss Re

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

LinkedIn Basics

Workshop | April 28 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 198 University Hall

 Human Resources

LinkedIn is a great tool for establishing an online presence, conducting career research, and facilitating connection with other professionals. This workshop addresses the basics.

  Register online

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Time-inconsistent charitable giving?

Seminar | April 28 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Marta Serra-Garcia, UC San Diego

 Department of Economics

Seminar 237, Macroeconomics

Seminar | April 28 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Pascal Michaillat, Professor, Brown University

 Department of Economics

Spring Wellness Tea - Leaves and Flowers

Workshop | April 28 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a wonderful event to study the medicine of leaves and flowers. Spring is an abundant time to learn from plant medicine. There are so many fresh shoots, blooms and roots to use. Learn some of the favorites of Chinese medicine's apothecary. We will integrate plants in the UC Botanical Garden as well as some herbs you may already have in your garden!

In this class you will...   More >

$50 Adult / $45 UCBG Members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Computer Health Matters: User Friendly Workstations (BEUHS400)

Workshop | April 29 | 9-10 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

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.

  Register online

Keyboards and Mice: Ergonomic Alternatives (BEUHS401)

Workshop | April 29 | 10:10-11 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

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.

  Register online

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Evolution and development of petal nanostructures that influence animal behaviour"

Seminar | April 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Beverley Glover, University of Cambridge

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Professor Beverley Glover came to Cambridge in 1996 following a PhD at the John Innes Centre in Norwich. Her main area of interest is the evolution and development of floral features which attract pollinating animals. She is keen to approach questions of floral evolution in an integrative way, combining molecular genetic approaches to understand floral development with functional analyses using...   More >

Spring 2020 Seminar: Synthetic human embryo-like structure: A new paradigm for human embryology

Seminar | April 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Jianping Fu, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Synthetic human embryo-like structure: A new paradigm for human embryology

Seminar 281, International Trade and Finance: Tba

Seminar | April 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C325 Haas School of Business

 Steve Redding, Princeton University

 Department of Economics

Joint with Haas Real Estate Seminar. *****NOTE CHANGE OF REGULAR WEEKDAY AND LOCATION.*****

OPT Doc Check Workshop

Workshop | April 29 | 3-4 p.m. | Berkeley International Office, Conference Room

 2150 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Attend an interactive one hour workshop to review your OPT application with an international student adviser! This is a group workshop that allows you to follow along as a BIO adviser leads you through the application step by step.

During this workshop, you will go over the required documents, how to fill out forms, and most common mistakes in the application. Please bring ALL required...   More >

Diffusion of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Complex and Biological Fluids

Seminar | April 29 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Carlos Rinaldi, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida

 College of Chemistry

Nanoparticles are of interest in a variety of biomedical applications that take advantage of their small size and unique properties. Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles are one class of nanomaterials that respond to externally applied magnetic fields due to their superparamagnetism, enabling applications in targeted and externally triggered drug delivery, magnetic actuation of cell surface...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Workshop | January 15 – December 16, 2020 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.

Find out more at toastmasters.org or just drop by one of our meetings to get started.

Toastmasters on Campus has earned Toastmasters' highest honor, the...   More >

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar Joint with Development

Seminar | April 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall

 Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

 Haas School of Business

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 >

IB Seminar: Title to be announced

Seminar | April 30 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Tom Hahn, University of California, Davis

 Department of Integrative Biology

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2020: Lorenzo Rosa (ESPM): Global Water Challenges of Food and Energy Systems in the 21st Century

Seminar | April 30 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Lorenzo Rosa

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Lorenzo Rosa, PhD candidate and finishing ESPM student will present: ”Global Water Challenges of Food and Energy Systems in the 21st Century.” Coffee will be available before the talk at 3:00PM in 139 Mulford. Open to the public.

Neuroscience Student Seminar Series Seminar

Seminar | April 30 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Matt Wilson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Young Scholars Research Symposium: A celebration of student excellence

Conference/Symposium | April 30 | 4-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Office of Undergraduate Research

UC Berkeley student scholarship on cultural, political, and religious norms in South Asia.

Seminar 242, Econometrics: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | April 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Peng Ding, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

How I Write: CRG Thursday Forum Series

Panel Discussion | April 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 G. Cristina Mora; Abigail De Kosnik

 Center for Race and Gender

Get inspired for end-of-the-term writing with reflections and advice from G. Cristina Mora, Associate Professor of Sociology, Darieck Scott, Associate Professor of African American Studies, and Abigail De Kosnik, Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media and Associate Professor of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies.

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The Primacy of Practice

Colloquium | April 30 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Kwong-loi Shun, Philosophy, UC Berkeley

 Center for Buddhist Studies

Co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Studies and the Department of Philosophy

Chinese ethical traditions are characterized by a mode of ethical reflection that is driven primarily by a concern to make a direct ethical difference to our lives, rather than to understand our ethical lives as an object of study. We will discuss some distinctive features of this mode of reflection that stand in...   More >

Spring Natural Perfume with Jessica Hannah

Workshop | April 30 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop with a spotlight on the exquisite florals of Spring. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world like Italian bergamot and Haitian vetiver, plus a stellar collection of florals including Bulgarian rose, Egyptian jasmine, and French mimosa. Suitable for new and...   More >

$85 Adult / $75 UCBG Member

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Friday, May 1, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Yoga for Tension and Stress Relief (BEUHS664)

Workshop | May 1 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium

 Laurie Ferris

 Be Well at Work - Wellness

Practicing yoga can release tension in your joints, give you greater range of motion, and offer increased comfort in all aspects of your life. Learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques to transform your practice into a moving meditation. Optional: Join the Passport Yoga Passport Challenge and get a different stamp for each class to be entered into a drawing for a yoga prize! Please bring...   More >

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Towards the Delivery and Antiparasitic Antimonial Therapy Using Biomaterial Nanoparticles: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | May 1 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Timothy Johnstone, UC Santa Cruz, Chemistry & Biochemistry

 Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease that is endemic to 98 countries and claims tens of thousands of lives each year.

Of the handful of drugs available to treat infection with Leishmania spp., two contain the main-group element antimony: meglumine antimoniate and sodium stibogluconate. These pentavalent antimonials, so called because they contain antimony in the 5+ oxidation state,...   More >

Composition Colloquium: Chris Adler

Colloquium | May 1 | 3 p.m. | 250 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

New Music for Asian Instruments

I will present traditional and contemporary music for the khaen, the bamboo free-reed mouth organ of Laos and Thailand, and discuss my twenty-five year journey with the instrument, through learning traditional playing, composing original works for the instrument, commissioning composers to write new pieces, and exploring its full capabilities as a concert...   More >

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | May 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry