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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

ERG Colloquium: Beatriz Rodriguez-Labajos: The critique of growth and environmental justice movements in the Global South: Is it really a natural alliance?

Colloquium | September 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 Beatriz Rodriguez-Labajos, Energy and Resources Group

Native California Cuisine in Archaeology and Contemporary Culture: An exploration of the local Native cuisine of the San Francisco Bay Area

Panel Discussion | September 4 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion

 Rob Cuthrell, Independent Researcher and Director of Archaeological Resource Management, Amah Mutsun Land Trust; Vincent Medina, Cafe Ohlone by mak-'amham

Thursday, September 5, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Safa Motesharrei

Seminar | September 5 | 2:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Safa Motesharrei

The Love Bugs: One couples lifelong obsession with insects

Film - Documentary | September 5 | 8-8:45 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Pacific Coast Entomological Society, Essig Museum of Entomology

Friday, September 6, 2019

Essig Brunch Seminar-Coffee Social

Seminar | September 6 | 10-11 a.m. | 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Michael Davidson

Seminar | September 12 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Michael Davidson

East Bay Science Cafe - the Humble Spud: The potato’s wonderful history and future feeding the world

Presentation | September 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Cafe Leila

 Christine Hastorf, Department of Anthropology

Friday, September 13, 2019

Essig Brunch Seminar-Defensive responses in Manduca sexta as a model for pain

Seminar | September 13 | 10-11 a.m. | 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Megumi Fuse, San Francisco State University

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Milkweeds and mustards: a tale of two toxins"

Seminar | September 18 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Noah Whiteman, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Alex Hon-Tsen Yu: Title TBA

Seminar | September 18 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Alex Hon Tsen Yu

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Peace Corps Info Session

Information Session | September 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Kerry Carmichael, Peace Corps

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Monica Cooper

Seminar | September 19 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Monica Cooper

Friday, September 20, 2019

Essig Brunch Seminar

Seminar | September 20 | 10-11 a.m. | 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Allison Hansen, University of California Riverside

Monday, September 23, 2019

BFI Open House

Tour/Open House | September 23 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Receptor networks underpin plant immunity"

Seminar | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Sophien Kamoun, Senior Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Andrew Whitehead: Title TBA

Seminar | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Andrew Whitehead

Reading by Author: Sproutlands. Tending the endless gift of trees

Reading - Nonfiction | September 25 | 3-4 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall

 William Bryant Logan, Arborist, NYC

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Lecture | September 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Monica White, University of Wisconsin-Madison

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Monica White

Seminar | September 26 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Monica White

Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Colloquium | September 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Monica White, Associate Professor of Environmental Justice, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, September 27, 2019

BIDS Forum: Information and Uncertainty in Data Science

Meeting | September 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

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

Monday, October 28, 2019

Costume Building Open House

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

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Costume Building Open House

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

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: Metabolic limitations of cancer cell proliferation

Seminar | November 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

 Kivanc Birsoy, Rockefeller

Katharine Hayhoe: Science in a Fact-Free World

Lecture | November 6 | 4 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Metabolic limitations of cancer cell proliferation

Seminar | November 6 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Kivanc Birsoy, Rockefeller University

Wellness Wednesday: Bystander Intervention

Workshop | November 6 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

Thursday, November 7, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Peter Moyle

Seminar | November 7 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Peter Moyle

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Visualizing the Assembly of Influenza Viral RNA"

Seminar | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Seema Lakdawala, University of Pittsburgh

Thursday, November 14, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Jahi Chappell

Seminar | November 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Jahi Chappell

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "One Small Molecule for a Microbe, a Giant Leap for Natural Products"

Seminar | November 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Nigel Mouncey, Director, DOE Joint Genome Institute

Thursday, November 21, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Tadeu Siqueira

Seminar | November 21 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Tadeu Siqueira

Friday, November 22, 2019

Critical Perspectives on Power, Accountability and Agency in Global Supply Chains

Conference/Symposium | November 22 – 23, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  The Dickson Poon School of Law

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Liliane Mouan, Associate Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London and Lecturer in Emerging Markets at Coventry University

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Critical Perspectives on Power, Accountability and Agency in Global Supply Chains

Conference/Symposium | November 22 – 23, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  The Dickson Poon School of Law

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Liliane Mouan, Associate Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, King’s College London and Lecturer in Emerging Markets at Coventry University

Thursday, December 5, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Tom Buckley

Seminar | December 5 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Tom Buckley

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Friday, April 17, 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Cal Day

Special Event | April 18 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus