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<< October 2019 >>

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

What do Climate Change and Girls’ Education have to do with Food Security in the Sahel?

Lecture | October 2 | 12-2 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 Daniel Perlman, PhD, Centre for Girls Education; Lawali Nassourou, PhD, University Abdou Moumouni; Alisha Graves, MPH, The OASIS Initiative

Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: Environmental impact on chromatin and transcription

Seminar | October 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Robert Schneider, Max Planck

Thursday, October 3, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Andrew Jones

Seminar | October 3 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Andrew Jones

Depolarizing Climate Change:: A Conversation Between the GOP and the WWF

Panel Discussion | October 3 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 108 Wheeler Hall

 Elan Strait, World Wildlife Fund; Catharine Baker, California State Assembly

Monday, October 7, 2019

Half-Earth Day: How to Save the Natural World

Lecture: College-Wide Events: Alumni Events | October 7 | 7-9 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Edward O. Wilson, Biologist and Naturalist; Sally Jewell, Interim Chief Executive Officer, The Nature Conservancy

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Ken Alex

Seminar | October 10 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Ken Alex

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Eva K. Fischer: Title TBA

Seminar | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Eva K. Fischer

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Probing Photosynthesis in C3 Plants"

Seminar | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Maureen Hanson, Cornell University

Thursday, October 17, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Robin Snyder

Seminar | October 17 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Robin Snyder

Friday, October 18, 2019

Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend

Special Event | October 18 – 20, 2019 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

Building a Forest Positive Future:: Strategies for Nature, Climate and People

Lecture: College-Wide Events | October 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Clark Kerr Campus, Garden Room

 Kerry Cesareo, Senior Vice President, Forests, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend

Special Event | October 18 – 20, 2019 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

The Surprises of the Sunflower

Lecture | October 19 | 10-11 a.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Benjamin K. Blackman Assistant Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology

What's Next for the Blue Bin?

Lecture | October 19 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Kate O’Neill Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend

Special Event | October 18 – 20, 2019 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

Townsend Book Chat with Mark Schapiro: Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply

Lecture | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens, Townsend Center

Wellness Wednesday: Zumba: Physical Wellness with Zumba

Workshop | October 23 | 1-2 p.m. | 110 Barker Hall

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa’s Food Legacy in the Atlantic World - The 23rd Carl O. Sauer Memorial Lecture

Lecture | October 23 | 4 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Judith Carney, Department of Geography, UCLA

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Festschrift in Honor of Gordon Rausser

Conference/Symposium: College-Wide Events: Agricultural & Resource Economics | October 24 – 25, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

GRE Info Session

Information Session | October 24 | 1-2 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Anna Hoehenrieder

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Laureano Gherardi

Seminar | October 24 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Laureano Gherardi

Leading on the Edge of Change: Climate, Education and Politics in Alaska

Lecture | October 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Faculty Club, Seaborg Room

 James Johnsen, President, University of Alaska

Friday, October 25, 2019

Festschrift in Honor of Gordon Rausser

Conference/Symposium: College-Wide Events: Agricultural & Resource Economics | October 24 – 25, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Ask a Berkeley Scientist: Science, Cider and Snacks!

Special Event | October 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Ella Lachman, Physics, UC Berkeley; Bill Page, Physics, UC Berkeley; Peggy Hellweg, Berkeley Seismology Lab, UC Berkeley; Howard Isaacson, Astronomy, UC Berkeley; Kwabena Bediako, Chemistry, UC Berkeley; Daniel Westcott, Plant Biology, UC Berkeley

 Thomas Mittiga, Physics, UC Berkeley

Sunday, October 27, 2019

UC Gill Tract Harvest Festival: Celebrating our Stories

Tour/Open House | October 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

Monday, October 28, 2019

Costume Building Open House

Workshop | October 28 – 31, 2019 every day | 12-4 p.m. | 141 Sutardja Dai Hall

Meeting Conservation: Public Engagement at the California Academy of Sciences

Seminar | October 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Dr. Elizabeth Babcock, California Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Costume Building Open House

Workshop | October 28 – 31, 2019 every day | 12-4 p.m. | 141 Sutardja Dai Hall

Turning Trash into Cash: Wecylers of Lagos, Nigeria

Seminar | October 29 | 4-6 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, Founder, Wecyclers; Olawale Adebiyi, Chief Executive Officer, Wecyclers

Sugata Ray | Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550–1850

Reading - Nonfiction | October 29 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Sugata Ray, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art, History of Art Department, UC Berkeley

 Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

GGPlot2 Data Visualizations for Environment and Natural Resources

Workshop | October 30 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2063 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Evan Muzall, D-Lab

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Dan Blumstein: The Sound of Fear

Seminar | October 30 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Dan Blumstein

Costume Building Open House

Workshop | October 28 – 31, 2019 every day | 12-4 p.m. | 141 Sutardja Dai Hall

Five Tables of Science in Art

Exhibit - Photography | October 30 | 4-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Costume Building Open House

Workshop | October 28 – 31, 2019 every day | 12-4 p.m. | 141 Sutardja Dai Hall

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Brian Eyler

Seminar | October 31 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Brian Eyler