Deadline | January 28 | -11:50 p.m. | Haas School of Business
The BIS Consulting program works to link company projects with teams of interdisciplinary graduate students from the UC Berkeley campus. The program is dedicated to working with clients to address strategic opportunities or challenges relating to the energy and resource industry, and for 2018 were proud to expand our offerings to include corporate sustainability and sustainable investing, in... More >
Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA
SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from... More >
Deadline | January 29 | 102 Sproul Hall
TGIF awards grants for sustainability related projects on campus. During this spring, TGIF is launching an Environmental Justice Thematic Grant Cycle! There is $75,000 for Environmental Justice-themed grants (out of $300,000 available)
To learn more and apply, visit: http://tgif.berkeley.edu/index.php/apply/spring-grants
In a Field of Patriarchy: Gender Politics and Freedom Dreams During the United Farm Worker Movement: Book Talk with Assistant Professor Christian Paiz
Lecture | January 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Director's Room
Christian Paiz, Ethnic Studies Department
Absent in farmworker historiographies are the voices of farmworker women who speak of patriarchal and racialized exploitation in post World War II California. For many, patriarchal power originated in domestic violence, strict gender roles and autonomy-denying social conditions. Using original oral interviews, this presentation foregrounds the patriarchal relations within the Mexican farmworker... More >
Documenting A Precautionary Tale: How the Story of One Small Italian Town’s Fight for a Pesticide-Free Future Changed the International Narrative
Seminar | January 29 | 4-5:15 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Lounge
Philip Ackerman-Leist, Green Mountain College; Douglas Gayeton, Lexicon of Sustainability
Philip Ackerman-Leist and Douglas Gayeton will share insights from their three-year collaboration in capturing the dramatic story of how the town of Mals in the Italian Alps became the first town in the world to ban all pesticides.
Are you interested in planning UC Berkeley's 2018 Earth Week? SERC is recruiting individual student leaders and/or student representatives from environmental student organizations to join the Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee. Sign up at tinyurl.com/EarthWeekCommittee
Panel Discussion | January 31 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 305 Wurster Hall
Jason E. Smith, Partner, KieranTimberlake; Peter Rumsey, Founder, Point Energy Innovations; Beth Piatnitza, UCSF's Capital Programs Housing Program Manager & Project Manager, UCSF
Across the UC system student housing is under development and UC's sustainability practices policy is calling on these new facilities to be zero-net carbon buildings. UC Berkeley's Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability (CACS) is hosting a conversation to explore this timely topic with UC San Francisco's Minnesota Street Graduate Student and Trainee Housing project design team.
Colloquium | February 1 | 4-6 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
Join the discussion organized by the Nicaragua Center for Community Action, SOCLA-North America, and the Task Force on the Americas to welcome the Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo (ATC) and voices from Via Campesina in a conversation on food sovereignty and agroecology!
On this tour, the ATCs Marlen Sanchez and Dionys Melgara will be speaking and exchanging on the importance of La Via... More >
Deadline | February 2 | Sproul Hall
The SERC Decal Fellowship awards $200 budgets to DeCals covering topics of sustainability and environmentalism. Four DeCals will be selected for the fellowship. To learn more and apply visit: https://serc.berkeley.edu/decal-fellowship-program/
Seminar | February 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Tour/Open House | February 2 – May 11, 2018 every Friday | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Clark Kerr Campus
The Clark Kerr Garden is managed by Gardener Susanne Weisman along with the Cal Dining Sustainability Team Garden Coordinators and committed volunteers. Clark Kerr contains a culinary garden, an orchard, and continually growing edible landscaping.
Our goal is to be a space where anyone can hang out, pass through, learn something, collaborate, and enjoy food together. We hold skills training... More >