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Monday, May 15, 2017

School of Public Health Undergraduate Senior Honors Symposium: Class of 2017 Undergraduate Public Health Major

Conference/Symposium | May 15 | 8:30-11:30 a.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Public Health, School of

Please join the Class of 2017 Public Health major students in the senior honors symposium on Monday, May 15, 2017. The honors cohort will present their theses in brief 5-minute lightning talks, followed by the cording ceremony. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served during the break.

School of Public Health Commencement 2017

Special Event | May 15 | 2-4:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

Paul Farmer, MD Phd, Medical Anthropologist, physician, Co-founder and Chief Strategist, Partners In Health (PIH)

Public Health, School of

School of Public Health Commencement Ceremony featuring Commencement Speaker Dr. Paul Farmer. Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world's poorest people.

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Tickets required.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | May 16 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online | Note change in date

UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

Register online.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Proposal Development Consultations: BRDO Spring Seminar Series for Faculty

Workshop | May 18 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

Erica Whitney, Berkeley Research Development Office

Berkeley Research Development Office

Bring your questions, ideas, and proposal drafts to an open consultation session with the Berkeley Research Development Office.

Friday, May 19, 2017

PEER Seminar Series, May 19, 2017: Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Structures: Application to Aeronautic Nacelles

Seminar | May 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall

Nazih Mechbal, Associate Professor, PIMM – ENSAM/CNRS/CNAM

Marc Rébillat, Associate Professor, PIMM – ENSAM/CNRS/CNAM

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)

The ability to monitor autonomously the health of complex structures such as aeronautic or civil engineering structures in real-time is becoming increasingly important. This process, referred to as structural health monitoring (SHM), relies on onboard platforms comprising sensors, actuators, computational units, and communication resources. The SHM process is typically divided into four steps:...   More >

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Science at Cal Lecture - Why we sleep

Lecture | May 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Matthew Walker, Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory


Allow me to ask you a question: Can you recall the last time you woke up without an alarm clock feeling refreshed, not needing caffeine? If the answer is “no,” you are not alone. Two-thirds of adults fail to obtain the recommended 8 hours of nightly sleep. I doubt you are surprised by the answer to this question, but you may be surprised by the consequences. Routinely sleeping less than 6 or 7...   More >

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Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge

Special Event | May 20 | 4-9:30 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

Center for Global Public Health, HealthRoots Foundation for Global Health, Stanford University Center for Innovation in Global Health, Bay Area Global Health (UCSF, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Stanford)

Join Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UCSF, and UC Davis on the UC Berkeley campus, May 20th, 2017 (4-8:30pm) as we host the final pitches of the 2017 Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge! Fifteen teams converge on UC Berkeley's campus to present their innovations to our panel of influential judges, and compete for the $10,000 HealthRoots grand prize.

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Register online.