<< Week of April 26 >>

Monday, April 27, 2020

Poetics and Its Contexts: A Symposium in Honor of Lyn Hejinian

Meeting | April 27 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall

 Lyn Hejinian

 Department of English

Participants include:
Charles Altieri, Daniel Benjamin, Dan Blanton, Eric Falci, Josh Gang, Jane Gregory, Eleanor Johnston, Donna Jones, David Marno, Geoffrey G. O’Brien, Samia Rahimtoola, Jill Richards, Poulomi Saha, Jen Scappettone, Lytle Shaw, Snehal Shingavi, Claire Marie Stancek, Emily Thornbury, Tim Wood, Mia You, and Liz Young

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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.

Cloud Computing Meetup

Social Event | January 28 – December 29, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Skydeck, Penthouse (PH) floor

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Division of Data Science, IST/OCIO, Research IT,

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice will be holding our monthly meetup in the Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse. We have some excellent guests and topics and hope to see you there.

Everyone is welcome - this is a really inclusive group! You don't have to be an expert, or already know about cloud technologies; we get together so people can learn from each other. The Berkeley SkyDeck is at...   More >

UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup

Meeting | August 27, 2019 – August 25, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse

 Data Sciences

This meetup is aimed at bringing together students, researchers, faculty, IT staff and the wider local community to learn, share and discuss our work in designing and operating services built on cloud computing architectures.

We will feature speakers and engaging discussions around current issues in cloud computing often with an enterprise focus.

Wednesday, April 29, 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 >

Thursday, April 30, 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!

Save the date! I-House Celebration and Awards Gala: Alumnus of the Year Award Presented by Chancellor Carol Christ

Special Event | April 30 | 6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 International House

Join us for our 32nd Annual Celebration and Awards Gala
on Thursday, April 30th from 6 pm to 9 pm.

More details will be added to this calendar listing and our Gala webpage as we get closer to the event.

Celebration & Awards Gala

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, May 1, 2020

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | January 24 – May 1, 2020 every other Friday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

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

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | January 4 – December 5, 2020 the first Saturday of the month every month | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June 29,...   More >

Mahfil-e-Adab: An Afternoon of Urdu Sufi Literature

Special Event | May 2 | 3-5 p.m. |  TBD

  Bancroft Way

 Gregory Maxwell Bruce, Urdu language lecturer at UC Berkeley,

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Berkeley Urdu Initiative, Cal Pakistani Students Association

An evening of Urdu Sufi literature!