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Thursday, March 1, 2018

ESPM Seminar Series - Joe McBride

Seminar | March 1 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


ESPM Professor Emeritus Joe McBride shares his talk, "Here today and gone tomorrow: California street trees and climate change"

Coffee will be served at 11:30 in 139 Mulford Hall

This event is open to the public.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Lichen BioBlitz-FULL

Workshop | March 3 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Note change in date


Botanical Garden


We invite you to join lichen experts, UCBG faculty, Garden staff and citizen scientists for a lichen “treasure hunt”. During this one day event, participants will work in teams to document the lichen diversity at the Garden. Even if you have no specific lichen expertise, your participation is welcome. A keen eye and willingness to work collaboratively will help insure a thorough survey.


Free with advance registration

Register online.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Cultivating the Paddy to Cultivate the Future: Joy and Challenges of a Small Scale Farmer in Rural Japan

Seminar | March 5 | 4-5:15 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Lounge


Nami Yamamoto, Kyoto University

Center for Diversified Farming Systems


Nami Yamamoto is an urban migrant from Osaka, Japan, who decided to go into the rural area and live there as new dweller with her partner and two young children. She will share the living experiences full of joy and difficulties in search of an alternative lifestyle in a rural village in Japan.


RSVP online.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Rebecca Tarvin: A glimpse into the evolution of aposematism through Epipedobates poison frogs

Seminar | March 6 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library


Rebecca Tarvin (MVZ/IB Faculty Candidate)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


MVZ/IB Faculty Search. 12:30 - 1:30 pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist know you are there for the seminar. The library is located in the rear of the Museum on the north side - follow the orange directional signs.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Bret Payseur: Genetics of rapid and extreme size evolution in island mice

Seminar | March 7 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library


Bret Payseur

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist...   More >

Thursday, March 8, 2018

2018 ESPM Seminar Series - Nicia Giva

Seminar | March 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


Nicia Giva of Eduardo Mondlane University - Maputo, Mozambique shares lecture "Action Research toward co-management of Transboundary Protected Areas: The case of Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park in Mozambique"

Coffee will be served in 139 Mulford Hall
**In an effort to reduce waste, please bring your own reusable mug**

This event is open to the public.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Planet Vision: Why we first need to build a shared, positive vision of the future to address our environmental challenges

Lecture | March 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)


Dr. Jonathan Foley, California Academy of Sciences

College of Natural Resources


A world-renowned scientist, Dr. Foley's work focuses on the sustainability of our planet and the ecosystems and natural resources we depend on. Throughout his career, he has made major contributions to our understanding of worldwide changes in ecosystems, land use and climate, and global food security.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Food Systems Policy and Communications Workshop Series 2017–18: Session 4: Using Social Media for Influencer Engagment

Workshop | March 13 | 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall


Haven Bourque, Founder, HavenBMedia

Berkeley Food Institute


Session 4: Using Social Media for Influencer Engagement

Overview of the role of social media in the social and environmental justice movements and a training on how experts can amplify their work and engage with news cycle topics, reporters, and outlets via social media.

Featuring: Haven Bourque, HavenBMedia


Free. RSVP online.



MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Rayna Bell: Bridges, rafts, and phenotypic diversification in the Gulf of Guinea archipelago

Seminar | March 13 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library


Rayna Bell (MVZ/IB Faculty Candidate)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


MVZ/IB Faculty Search. 12:30 - 1:30 pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist know you are there for the seminar. The library is located in the rear of the Museum on the north side - follow the orange directional signs.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Anne Yoder: From speciation, to sensory biology, to translational biomedicine: My journey with the mouse lemur as an emerging genetic model organism

Seminar | March 14 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library


Anne Yoder (MVZ Student Invited Speaker)

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist...   More >

Thursday, March 15, 2018

2018 ESPM Seminar Series - Jens Stevens

Seminar | March 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


Jens Stevens of the Stephens Lab will be sharing his lecture "Stand-replacing fire in California's conifer forests: spatial scale and why it matters"

Coffee will be served at 11:30 in 139 Mulford Hall.
**in an effort to reduce waste, please bring your reusable mug!**

This event is open to the public.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Brown Bag Lunch on Parks, Conservation and Your Career

Meeting | March 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 139 Mulford Hall


Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity; Patrick Gonzalez, Principal Climate Change Scientist, U.S. National Park Service; Sarah Allen, Ocean and Coastal Resources Program Lead, U.S. National Park Service

California Outdoor Engagement Coalition


The Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity is excited to announce an opportunity for students to join Jon Jarvis, Sarah Allen, and Patrick Gonzalez for a monthly one hour event where they can ask questions and seek advice about the National Park Service, climate change, careers, conservation, and much more. Students can learn more and RSVP here. Space is limited, you must RSVP to attend...   More >


RSVP by March 19 online, or or by emailing Rhonie Roggers at rhoniedee1993@berkeley.edu.



Environmental Care and the Infrastructure of Indifference: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Michael Warner

Lecture | March 20 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Michael Warner, Seymour H. Knox Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley


Michael Warner will present a three-day lecture series with commentary by Anahid Nersissian, Dale Jamieson, and Jedediah Purdy on March 20, 21, & 22, 2018. The first day's lecture is titled "On the Grid." The second day's lecture is titled "Infrastructure as Ethics." There will be a seminar and discussion on the third day. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Cara Brook: Between- and within-host mechanisms of viral hosting in bat reservoirs for emerging infectious disease

Seminar | March 21 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library


Cara Brook

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology


MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist...   More >



Environmental Care and the Infrastructure of Indifference: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Michael Warner

Lecture | March 21 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Michael Warner, Seymour H. Knox Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley


Michael Warner will present a three-day lecture series with commentary by Anahid Nersissian, Dale Jamieson, and Jedediah Purdy on March 20, 21, & 22, 2018. The first day's lecture is titled "On the Grid." The second day's lecture is titled "Infrastructure as Ethics." There will be a seminar and discussion on the third day. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, March 22, 2018

2018 ESPM Seminar Series - Jonathan Baillie

Seminar | March 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall


Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)


Jonathan Baillie, Chief Scientist and Senior VP of the National Geographic Society presents, "The New Scientific Vision of the National Geographic Society"

Coffee will be served at 11:30 in 139 Mulford Hall.

This event is open to the public.



Environmental Care and the Infrastructure of Indifference: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Michael Warner

Lecture | March 22 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Michael Warner, Seymour H. Knox Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Berkeley


Michael Warner will present a three-day lecture series with commentary by Anahid Nersissian, Dale Jamieson, and Jedediah Purdy on March 20, 21, & 22, 2018. The first day's lecture is titled "On the Grid." The second day's lecture is titled "Infrastructure as Ethics." There will be a seminar and discussion on the third day. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Friday, March 23, 2018

Berkeley 150 Charter Day Celebration

Special Event | March 23 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion


TBA

UC Berkeley


Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate 150 years of Berkeley’s extraordinary life. Join us on Charter Day to mark the founding of our university and all it has brought to bear on our own lives, California, and the world. Witness a moving procession of alumni carrying class banners that date back to our beginning. Meet Cal celebrities, from athletes to Nobel laureates. Rev up...   More >