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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



HIFIS Disability Studies Candidate Lectures: Professor Sandra Sufian

Lecture | April 23 | 12-2 p.m. |  UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Room TBA


Professor Sandra Sufian

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society


The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society is recruiting for a new senior faculty position for the Disability Studies Cluster.

Please join us for the public lecture of Professor Sandra Sufian on April 23rd, at 12noon, School of Public Health, room TBA.

This event is wheelchair-accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please contact Susan Schweik at sschweik@berkeley.edu....   More >


Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



Crossing Paths Graduate and Undergraduate Exchanges of Indigenous Research

Lecture | April 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 554 Barrows Hall


American Indian Graduate Program, Native American Student Development, Native American Recruitment and Retention Center, Native American Studies, Graduate Assembly, Center for Native American Issues Research on


The American Indian Graduate Student Association Presents a showcasing of graduate and undergraduate research from
across campus at our 1st annual student lecture series.



Gamelan of Java and Bali: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music | April 23 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Javanese & Balinese gamelan classes perform new and old repertoire, directed by Midiyanto and I Dewa Putu Berata with Ben Brinner and Lisa Gold.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Integrating Research and Practice in the Design and Evaluation of a UV Water Disinfection System for Rural Households.

Colloquium | April 23 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Fermin Reygadas, PhD Candidate, Energy and Resources Group - UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Spring 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Kaffeeklatsch

Social Event | February 13 – May 1, 2014 every Thursday | 5337 Dwinelle Hall


Graduate Assembly


The German department's weekly coffee hour.



UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



ME Coffee Hour

Social Event | March 13 – May 8, 2014 every Thursday | 3110 Etcheverry Hall


Graduate Assembly



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Integrative Biology Graduate Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | April 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 2063 Valley Life Sciences Building


Graduate Assembly


Research presentations from grad students and post docs in the Department of Integrative Biology. Posters and Talks.



Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous | February 27 – April 24, 2014 the fourth Thursday of the month every other month | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall


Speaker/Performer: Clint Niehus

Public Service Center


Interested in the Peace Corps? Come speak with Peace Corps staff and former Peace Corps volunteer, Clint Niehaus.
Drop by or contact Clint at cniehus@peacecorps.gov.



Race, Diversity, and Educational Policy Spring 2014 Faculty Speaker Series- "Sub-contracting Race: Education, Philosophy, and Racism"

Lecture | April 24 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 652 Barrows


Zeus Leonardo, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society


Zeus Leonardo, Associate Professor at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Education, will be speaking in a lecture titled,"Sub-contracting Race: Education, Philosophy, and Racism."

This lecture is part of the Spring 2014 Faculty Speaker Series for the Race, Diversity, & Educational Policy research cluster of the Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society.


Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



Career Panel and Networking: What does a career in FOOD look like to you? Are you interested in addressing the problems of hunger, obesity, resource scarcity and access?

Information Session | April 24 | 5-8 p.m. |  2108 Allston Way (Berkeley Wireless Research Center)


Glenda Humiston, Director, USDA; Allison Clark; Komal Ahmad; Melisa Lin; Steven Hsiao; Anson Tsui

Ann Thrupp, Executive Director, Berkeley Food Institute

College of Natural Resources


Join us for a career panel and conversations with experts in the field. A collaboration of the CNR Alumni Association, Berkeley Connect and the Berkeley Food Institute. Food will be provided.



Square Up: Square Dance Class

Course | February 6 – May 1, 2014 every Thursday with exceptions | 7-9 p.m. | 166 Barrows Hall


Eric Henerlau

Graduate Assembly


Mainstream Square Dance class (meets with DeCal)



Multimedia Extravaganza!: An evening of light, motion, music, technology, innovation, art, science, and dance.

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 24 | 6-10 p.m. |  Berkeley Arts Festival


2133 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710

Multimedia Orchestra @Berkeley, Synesthesia Association at Berkeley, Art and Science DeCal


Come one, come all! Join us for an evening of light, motion, music, technology, innovation, and dance. In addition to interactive installations, live performances, and a jam room, by the Multimedia Orchestra @Berkeley, the event will also feature original art made by students of the UC Berkeley Art & Science DeCal and the Synesthesia Association at Berkeley. All are welcome to join us in...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$0-15 Donation-Based Admission

Please print or bring an electronic copy of your ticket to show at the door. Register online.

Friday, April 25, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Integrative Biology Graduate Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | April 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 2063 Valley Life Sciences Building


Graduate Assembly


Research presentations from grad students and post docs in the Department of Integrative Biology. Posters and Talks.



Brahms Clarinet Quintet: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music | April 25 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Lucia Petito, violin; Madison Alan-Lee, violin; Christina Simpson, viola; Mosa Tsay, cello; and Cameron Winrow, clarinet


All Audiences

All Audiences



LSGA Forum

Presentation | February 21 – April 25, 2014 every Friday | 2-3:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, 2240 Piedmont Avenue (behind Boalt)


Law, Boalt School of


"Event is sponsored by the UCB Graduate Assembly.

Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests & information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456(voice) or 510.642.6376(TTY), or by email at accessibility@berkeley.edu "



Public Service Center Open Office Hours

Meeting | September 13, 2013 – May 23, 2014 every Friday with exceptions | 2-3:30 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Public Service Center


Drop in to speak with Public Service Center staff, discuss programs and organizations, or dialogue about social issues and social justice work. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community partners are all welcome.



Math Dept Tea

Social Event | February 14 – May 2, 2014 every Friday | 3-4 p.m. |  Evans Hall


Graduate Assembly



GPU computing workshop

Workshop | April 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall


Graduate Assembly


The workshop will be an introduction to using GPUs and will assume no previous knowledge of GPUs. I will assume familiarity with either R, C, or Python and at least modest familiarity with operating in a UNIX environment. The goal is to get folks up to speed on using GPUs, and we'll cover basic techniques for using a GPU with R, C, and Python.

Also, a technical note. If you're interested in...   More >



Queer Grads Happy Hour

Social Event | April 25 | 5-7 p.m. |  Henry's Restaurant and Bar


2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Graduate Assembly


Come bid farewell to another semester with the Queer Grads at our final happy hour of the year! We'll be at Henry's (at the corner of Durant and Bowditch) next Friday, April 25th from 5pm to 7pm.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Homeless Ministry

Special Event | February 8 – April 26, 2014 every Saturday | 9-11 a.m. |  Telegraph & People's Park


Graduate Assembly


Every Saturday at 9 am, we meet at Durant & Telegraph to distribute sandwiches and snacks to the homeless on the south side of Berkeley. Join us!


All Audiences

All Audiences



Central Americans in California: Exploring Our Roots and Building Community: 6th Annual Statewide Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 26 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building


Roberto Lovato, Presente.org

ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)


La Union Salvadorena de Estudiantes Universitarios (USEU) 6th Annual Statewide Conference is a free two-day event. It will bring together college and high school students, local community members, and educators, in an effort to collectively learn about socio-economic and political histories pertaining to El Salvador and Latin America. This year's conference is themed, “Central Americans in...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Register online, or by calling 323-559-0635, or by emailing useuberkeley@gmail.com.



Community Farm Day at the Gill Tract

Special Event | April 26 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  The Gill Tract Farm


 Jackson St. & Ohlone Ave Entrance, near the corner of San Pablo & Marin Ave, Albany, CA

The Gill Tract Farm Coalition, Student Organic Garden Association, College of Natural Resources, UC Cooperative Extension


A unique partnership between community members, UC Berkeley students, academics and staff has been preparing a 1.5 acre urban farm and research center on the Gill Tract. Come join us as we celebrate this new joint venture by planting, learning, playing, and eating together!

Schedule:
11AM-2:30 PM: Planting, educational events, and kid's activities presented by UC Berkeley and...   More >



Members' Spring Plant Sale 2014

Sale | April 26 | 4-7 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale. We will feature a wide range of drought-resistant, water-wise plants. Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be available to discuss plant selection, gardening ideas, and tips to help conserve water while maintaining a beautiful garden! As always, we will have a rich selection of exotic and rare plants including an expanded selection of...   More >



The National: with guests: Portugal. The Man

Performing Arts - Music | April 26 | 8 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre


Another Planet Entertainment


'Trouble Will Find Me,' the most self-assured collection of songs produced by the National in its 14-year career, is a tribute to fully evolved artistic vision - and, somewhat less mystically, to sleep deprivation. Last January, following a twenty-two month tour to promote the band's previous record, 'High Violet,' guitarist Aaron Dessner returned home to Brooklyn, where the fitfulness of his...   More >


Buy tickets online.



University and Chamber Choruses: Processions, Rituals, and a Wedding!

Performing Arts - Music | April 26 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Marika Kuzma, conducts the University and Chamber Choruses in this varied concert
of music that is meditative, exalting, and raucous.

The Rachmaninoff Vespers (1st part of his Vsenoshchnoe bdenie);
Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder (Gyspy Songs); and Stravinsky’s famous Svadebka (Les Noces—The Wedding)
for chorus, soloists, 4 pianos, and percussion


All Audiences

All Audiences

$16 general admission, $12 other students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of 10 or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Sunday, April 27, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Public Spring Plant Sale 2014

Sale | April 27 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale. We will feature a wide range of drought-resistant, water-wise plants. Our knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be available to discuss plant selection, gardening ideas, and tips to help conserve water while maintaining a beautiful garden! As always, we will have a rich selection of exotic and rare plants including an expanded selection of...   More >



SGSA/BSGSA Statistics/Biostatistics Spring Picnic

Special Event | April 27 | 12:30-4 p.m. |  Codornices Park


1201 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94708

Angie Z.

Graduate Assembly


Annual Statistics/Biostatistics Spring Picnic. Everyone, along with their significant others, family, and close friends are welcome. Funding generously provided by the graduate assembly.



University Wind Ensemble: Winds of Spring

Performing Arts - Music | April 27 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Robert Calonico, director

Featuring works by Frank Felice, Felix Mendelssohn, John Mackey, Eric Whitacre as well as

Joseph Horowitz Euphonium Concerto, Lauren Eales, soloist

Frank Ticheli American Elegy, Stefano Flavoni, conductor


All Audiences

All Audiences

$16 general admission, $12 other students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of 10 or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)



The National: with guests: Portugal. The Man

Performing Arts - Music | April 27 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre


Another Planet Entertainment


'Trouble Will Find Me,' the most self-assured collection of songs produced by the National in its 14-year career, is a tribute to fully evolved artistic vision - and, somewhat less mystically, to sleep deprivation. Last January, following a twenty-two month tour to promote the band's previous record, 'High Violet,' guitarist Aaron Dessner returned home to Brooklyn, where the fitfulness of his...   More >


Buy tickets online.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Monday Coffee

Social Event | February 10 – May 12, 2014 every Monday | Valley Life Sciences Building, Graduate Student Lounge


Graduate Assembly


Grad student coffee



UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Here and Now: From a Girl Wandering the Border

Colloquium | April 28 | 12 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room


Youngsook Kang, UC Berkeley Daesan Writer-in-Residence

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Note: This talk will be given in Korean without interpretation.

제목:
국경을 떠도는 소녀의 유랑을 통해 본
지금과 여기

리드:
1) 르뽀가 아닌 알레고리화된 세계
2)...   More >



Public Service Center Brown Bag Lunch

Meeting | September 16, 2013 – May 19, 2014 every Monday with exceptions | 12-1 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Public Service Center


Bring your lunch, and drop in to speak with Public Service Center staff and current students. Discuss programs and organizations, or dialogue about social issues and social justice work. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community partners are all welcome.



“The Hard Work of Reconciliation”: Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson R. Mandela

Panel Discussion | April 28 | 2-6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Justice Albie Sachs, South African Constitutional Court; Davi Kopenawa, Spiritual Leader of the Yanomami Indians

Linda Biehl, Co-Founder and Director, Amy Biehl Foundation; Ntobeko Peni, Program Manager, Amy Biehl Foundation; Ventura R. Pérez, Bio-Archeologist, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Manfred Jacobs, Warden, Victor Vester Prison

Department of Anthropology


2:00 Welcome: TBA
Introduction: Prof. Nancy Scheper-Hughes


Key Note: Albie Sachs, Justice, South African Constitutional Court, will
speak on “The Soft Vengeance of Radical Hope”

Panel 1 "The Hard Work of Reconciliation"


Linda Biehl, Co-Founder and Director of the Amy Biehl Foundation US
and the Amy Biehl Trust SA. Mother of Amy Biehl, who was murdered in political violence in...   More >


All Audiences



Screening "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes": Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Queer Awareness Days

Special Event | April 28 | 5-6:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, 202 - Gender Equity Resource Center Community Space


Gender Equity Resource Center


Monday, April 28, 2014

• Screening and discussion of "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes" 5-6:30pm - 202 Chavez

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes provides a riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture. Director Byron Hurt, former star college quarterback, longtime hip-hop fan, and gender violence prevention educator, conceived the documentary as a "loving critique"...   More >



Community Legal Outreach - Tenants' Rights Workshop

Meeting | January 27 – April 28, 2014 every Monday | 5:30-8 p.m. |  East Bay Community Law Center


3130 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Graduate Assembly


Volunteers provide legal services to tenants through the East Bay Community Law Center on housing issues.



Salsa Social Dance Class: with Timea Potys of Sizzling Latin!

Social Event | March 3 – April 28, 2014 every Monday | 8-10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium OR Great Hall


Timea Potys, Professional Dance Instructor, Sizzling Latin

International House


Salsa Classes are back! Learn salsa from an award winning dancer Timea Potys of Sizzling Latin a beautiful environment where you can meet with amazing people from all over the world. No partner required!
Timea heats things up at I-House with Salsa classes on Mondays 8-10pm.
Classes are FREE for Residents and Members of I-House, $10 for the General Public.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



SACNAS Organizational Meeting

Meeting | April 29 | 3-5 p.m. |  Free Speech Movement Café (Moffitt Library)


SACNAS for Grad Students at Berkeley

Graduate Assembly


Meeting to organize the Careers in the Life Sciences Mixer event.



Compass Project Lecture: Using rock magnetism to reconstruct ancient supercontinents

Lecture | April 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 325 LeConte Hall


Nick Swanson-Hysell, Department of Earth and Planetary Science

Graduate Assembly


The fourth of this semester's series of lectures on the physical sciences aimed at undergraduates. Come join us at 3:30 pm outside 325 LeConte for tea and cookies before the 4 pm lecture:
Nick Swanson-Hysell, Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, "Using rock magnetism to reconstruct ancient supercontinents"

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



German Film Club

Film - Series | February 19 – April 30, 2014 every other Wednesday | B-4 Dwinelle Hall


Graduate Assembly


For more information about the series: http://german.berkeley.edu/news-events/german-after-class/german-film-club/



The Ethics of Climate Change

Seminar | April 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 250 Goldman School of Public Policy


Mark Bryany Budolfson, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Stanford University

Goldman School of Public Policy


Should the US make substantial unilateral greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions even if other high-emitting nations such as China are unwilling to follow suit? The issue of unilateral national reductions turns on the philosophical question of how and why nations should take the interests of non-citizens into account in domestic policy-making. Budolfson identifies a number of important ways in...   More >



The Ethics of Climate Change

Seminar | April 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 250 Goldman School of Public Policy


Mark Bryany Budolfson, Center for Environmental Public Policy

Goldman School of Public Policy


Should the US make substantial unilateral greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions even if other high-emitting nations such as China are unwilling to follow suit? The issue of unilateral national reductions turns on the philosophical question of how and why nations should take the interests of non-citizens into account in domestic policy-making. Budolfson identifies a number of important ways in...   More >



Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous | April 30 | 12-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Clint Niehus, Peace Corps

Public Service Center


Interested in the Peace Corps? Come speak with Peace Corps staff and former Peace Corps volunteer, Clint Niehaus.
Drop by or contact Clint at cniehus@peacecorps.gov.



Chamber Music: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music | April 30 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Department of Music Students perform chamber music.

George Crumb. Black Angels

Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor


All Audiences

All Audiences



Parting the Haze: Outdoor Air Quality and Health Consequences of Household Heating and Cooking with Solid Fuels (Wood, Coal, Agricultural Waste)

Colloquium | April 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Zoe Chafe, PhD Candidate, Energy and Resources Group - UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Spring 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)



Lady Queer Grads Happy Hour

Social Event | April 30 | 6-8 p.m. |  White Horse Inn


6551 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609

Graduate Assembly


Mix and mingle with fellow graduate students at the White Horse Inn (at the corner of Telegraph and 66th), one of the nation's oldest gay bars! There will be free pizza from Sliver, good tunes, and fun times!!

This event is intended for queer graduate students who identify as women, womyn, grrls, ladies, femmes, bois, butches, dykes, ftms, mtfs, genderqueer folks....and their friends! Faculty,...   More >



Pandora + SUPERB Comedy Present: Moshe Kasher, Jerrod Carmichael, and Liza Treyger: Performing live stand-up at UC Berkeley

Performing Arts - Other | April 30 | 8-10 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building


Moshe Kasher, Stand-Up Comedian; Jerrod Carmichael, Stand-up Comedian; Liza Treyger, Stand-Up Comedian

SUPERB Productions (ASUC)


Pandora Radio ® and SUPERB Comedy bring you the Pandora Comedy Tour!

Featuring hilarious stand-up comics, Moshe Kasher, Jerrod Carmichael, and Liza Treyger!

FREE with Cal Student ID; $3 General Admission

April 30th 2014 @ 8PM, doors will open at 7:30

Seats will be limited, reserve your ticket online now at http://ucbpandoracomedytour.eventbrite.com



IISA Movie Nights - Spring 2014

Film - Feature | February 12 – April 30, 2014 every Wednesday with exceptions | 8-10 p.m. | 159 Mulford Hall


ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)


IISA is proud to present the Spring 2014 series of Italian Movie Night!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Kaffeeklatsch

Social Event | February 13 – May 1, 2014 every Thursday | 5337 Dwinelle Hall


Graduate Assembly


The German department's weekly coffee hour.



ME Coffee Hour

Social Event | March 13 – May 8, 2014 every Thursday | 3110 Etcheverry Hall


Graduate Assembly



Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous | February 6 – May 1, 2014 the first Thursday of the month every month with exceptions | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall


Speaker/Performer: Clint Niehus

Public Service Center


Interested in the Peace Corps? Come speak with Peace Corps staff and former Peace Corps volunteer, Clint Niehaus.
Drop by or contact Clint at cniehus@peacecorps.gov.



berkeleyByte presents: The Social Impact of Technology

Panel Discussion | May 1 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge


Narayan Sundararajan, berkeleyByte; Andrea Ramirez; Julie Clugage; M Celine Takatsuno

berkeleyByte


berkeleyByte Presents: The Social Impact of Technology, A Conversation Featuring Speakers from The Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technology, Team4Tech, SocialCoding4Good, and VMWare Inc. berkeleyByte (http://www.berkeleyByte.com) is the leading design, innovation, and technology news blog on campus run by students.


Free!



PoCDx Seminar -- Paul Yager: Integration of paper microfluidic methods for detection of infectious diseases in low resource settings

Seminar | May 1 | 5:30-7 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall


Paul Yager, University of Washington Department of Bioengineering

Graduate Assembly


Integration of paper microfluidic methods for detection of infectious diseases in low resource settings

Paul Yager, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington
May 1, 2014 6 pm (Food starting at 5:30 pm)
Blum Hall B100

Major improvements in human health in the developing world (and significant reductions in the cost of healthcare in the developed world) could...   More >


RSVP by May 1 online.



Sincerely Ethiopia: Stories of Impact and Change

Film - Documentary | May 1 | 6-8 p.m. | 210 South Hall


Designing Innovative Public Health Solutions: Eat.Think.Design


For decades Ethiopia has been widely publicized as a country with insurmountable hardships, extreme poverty, diseases, political instability and much more. These challenges we constantly were told would only be solved with immediate intervention from aid organizations or foreign governments. What we missed in these stories is the beauty and strength of the local people and diaspora who have been...   More >



Square Up: Square Dance Class

Course | February 6 – May 1, 2014 every Thursday with exceptions | 7-9 p.m. | 166 Barrows Hall


Eric Henerlau

Graduate Assembly


Mainstream Square Dance class (meets with DeCal)



Careers in the Life Sciences Mixer

Special Event | May 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Stanley Hall, Atrium


SACNAS for Grad Students at Berkeley

Graduate Assembly, QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences


You (Grad students & Post-docs in the life sciences) + Working professionals in the life sciences (from companies like Genentech, the USDA, and Pac Bio, to name a few). Meet and mingle to discuss alternative career paths, and get advice on navigating the life sciences job market.
Refreshments and appetizers will be provided.
If you are considering attending please fill out our short R.S.V.P. at...   More >



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 2 with the University Chorus and UC Alumni Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | May 1 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Symphony Orchestra, Department of Music, UC Berkeley

Department of Music


Mahler Symphony No. 2
David Milnes, conductor

University Chorus: Marika Kuzma, director

UC Alumni Chorus, Mark Sumner, director

Featured soloists: Ann Moss, soprano; Kathleen Moss, mezzo-soprano

Concert program will repeat on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 8pm


All Audiences

All Audiences

$20 general admission, $15 other students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of 10 or more, $12 UC Berkeley students (student ID required) general admission (all seats unreserved), $15 students (non-UCB), seniors students (non-UCB), seniors, $12 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Advance tickets from the Zellerbach Hall ticket office or at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale January 21. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@berkeley.edu.

Friday, May 2, 2014

ESPM GradFest 2014: Environmental Science, Policy and Management Graduate Student Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | May 2 |  David Brower Center


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Bob Hass, Poet and Professor of English, UC Berkeley

Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM), Graduate Assembly, College of Natural Resources, Geospatial Innovation Facility


This year's annual ESPM Graduate Student Research Symposium, or GradFest, features research presentations from graduating PhD students and a keynote speaker presentation by Poet Robert Hass. Hass, Professor of English at UC Berkeley, is a former poet laureate of the United States and a recipient of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In addition to his work on contemporary...   More >



Public Service Center Open Office Hours

Meeting | September 13, 2013 – May 23, 2014 every Friday with exceptions | 2-3:30 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Public Service Center


Drop in to speak with Public Service Center staff, discuss programs and organizations, or dialogue about social issues and social justice work. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community partners are all welcome.



Valuing Design

Seminar | May 2 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Blum Hall, Plaza Level (B-100)


Alice Agogino, Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering


Quality design is credited with providing a powerful competitive advantage to businesses and
driving successful innovation. Metrics for measuring the value of design have included
performance ratings (e.g., J.D. Power, Consumer Reports), financial metrics (e.g., stock
performance, revenues, sales), expert evaluations (e.g., IDEA/Business Week, Consumer
Electronics Society awards),...   More >


All Audiences, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



Math Dept Tea

Social Event | February 14 – May 2, 2014 every Friday | 3-4 p.m. |  Evans Hall


Graduate Assembly



After "Assimilating Seoul": Ch’anggyŏng Garden and the Post-Colonial Remaking of Seoul’s Public Spaces

Colloquium | May 2 | 4 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room


Todd A. Henry, Assistant Professor of History, UC San Diego

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


The title of this talk is meant to signal two related topics for discussion. The first refers to my new book, Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and The Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014). The introductory part of the talk reviews the central argument of that book – namely, that public space functioned as “contact zones” wherein...   More >



CANCELLED - Bloch Professor Georgina Born: Bloch Lecture series: Music and the Digital

Performing Arts - Music | May 2 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Morrison, Elkus Room


Professor Georgina Born, http://www.music.ox.ac.uk/about/people/academic-staff/university-lecturers-and-college-fellows/georgina-born/

Department of Music


CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

April 21, Times and Genres (not 4/18) CANCELLED
May 2, Ontologies and Interdisciplinarities CANCELLED

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at the University of Oxford.


All Audiences

All Audiences



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 2 with the University Chorus and UC Alumni Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | May 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Symphony Orchestra, Department of Music, UC Berkeley

Department of Music


David Milnes, conductor

Mahler Symphony No. 2

University Chorus: Marika Kuzma, director

UC Alumni Chorus, Mark Sumner, director

Concert program repeats Thursday May 1 through Saturday May 3 at 8pm


All Audiences

All Audiences

$20 general admission (all seats unreserved), $15 students (non-UCB), seniors students (non-UCB), seniors, $12 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Advance tickets from the Zellerbach Hall ticket office or at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale January 21. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@berkeley.edu.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

California Cognitive Science Conference: Creativity: The Inspired Mind

Conference/Symposium | May 3 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Stanley Hall


Ed Catmull, President, Walt Disney Animation Studios; Dean Simonton, Distinguished professor, UC Davis

Cognitive Science Students Association


The Cognitive Science Students Association cordially invites you and your colleagues to the sixth annual California Cognitive Science Conference on Saturday May 3rd, 2014, at the beautiful UC Berkeley campus. This year, we are excited to explore “Creativity: The Inspired Mind,” through the lens of Computer Animation, Psychology, Neurobiology, Cognitive Linguistics, Computation/Visual Arts, and...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$20 Students, $25 General

Register by May 2 online.



The Nutty Run 2014: Running Against World Hunger

Miscellaneous | May 3 | 8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. |  Valley Life Sciences Building


Amisha Singh, Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition

ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Project Peanut Butter


On behalf of the Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition, I proudly invite you to our annual 5k Nutty Run. To make this year a success, we need your help! Kindly register on our website, and bring a friend to run along too! It is open to all residents of the bay area.

You can register for the run at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nutty-run-2014-tickets-6376314729

Here is more information...   More >


$12-$15 T-shirts available with $15 tickets

Registration opens April 22. Register by April 30 online, or by calling Amisha Singh at 4154197404, or by emailing Amisha Singh at amishasingh92@gmail.com.



4th Annual Berkeley Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Undergraduates Presenting Their Research

Conference/Symposium | May 3 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building


Arthur Aron

ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)


BIRC is dedicated to providing undergraduates from around the country the opportunity to present their research and get valuable feedback.

Our keynote speaker is Professor Arthur Aron.
This year’s conference will feature the stellar work of undergraduate students who have completed research in psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, neuroscience, anthropology, sociology, education, and...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences



UC BERKELEY'S 35th ANNUAL SPRING POWWOW: Honoring Students and Alumni

Special Event | May 3 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | West Gate, CRESCENT LAWN AREA


EARL NECONIE, KIOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA

RANDY PICO, LUISENO

DONN WILSON, APACHE

Intertribal Student Council, Department of Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor


NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL GATHERING HOSTING BY THE INTERTRIBAL STUDENT COUNCIL, AND PARTNERS ON CAMPUS. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.



EGO Traditional Korean Percussion Spring Showcase: Rekindle

Performing Arts - Music | May 3 | 1-4 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall


EGO

ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Kimchi Garden, Sahn Maru Korean BBQ, Urisawe Korean Cultural Center of San Jose, Daweon Jang


Rekindle your passion and sense of wonder as you witness the rebirth of the age-old Korean folk music tradition, Pungmul (풍물). Get to experience a different time and culture as you watch and partake in various performances, ranging from seated chamber music to masked dances and outdoors drumming!

Free Admission
Doors Open at 12:45pm | Show Starts at 1:00pm

RSVP on our...   More >



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 2 with the University Chorus and UC Alumni Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | May 3 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Symphony Orchestra, Department of Music, UC Berkeley

Department of Music


UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, David Milnes, conductor

University Chorus, Marika Kuzma, director

UC Alumni Chorus, Mark Sumner, director

Mahler Symphony No. 2

Concert program repeats Thursday May 1 through Saturday May 3 at 8pm


All Audiences

All Audiences

$20 general admission (all seats unreserved), $15 students (non-UCB), seniors students (non-UCB), seniors, $12 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Advance tickets from the Zellerbach Hall ticket office or at the door starting one hour before the performance. Tickets go on sale January 21. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@berkeley.edu.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

SGSA/BSGSA Statistics/Biostatistics Spring Picnic

Social Event | May 4 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Ceasar Chavez Park


Graduate Assembly


Annual Statistics/Biostatistics Spring Picnic organized by Statistics Graduate Student Association (SGSA) and BioStatistics Graduate Student Association (BSGSA). Everyone, along with their significant others, family, and close friends are welcome. Funding generously provided by the Graduate Assembly.



University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | May 4 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


John Dornenburg and Carla Moore, directors

Students of the ensemble perform works by Biber,
Telemann, Purcell, Lully, Boismoitier
, and Geminiani, on antique instruments.


All Audiences

All Audiences

$16 general admission, $12 other students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, groups of 10 or more, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@berkeley.edu.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Monday Coffee

Social Event | February 10 – May 12, 2014 every Monday | Valley Life Sciences Building, Graduate Student Lounge


Graduate Assembly


Grad student coffee



Public Service Center Brown Bag Lunch

Meeting | September 16, 2013 – May 19, 2014 every Monday with exceptions | 12-1 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Public Service Center


Bring your lunch, and drop in to speak with Public Service Center staff and current students. Discuss programs and organizations, or dialogue about social issues and social justice work. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community partners are all welcome.



Participatory Research Methods for Agricultural Extension

Colloquium | May 5 | 3-5 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Lounge


Jennifer Sowerwine, Research Associate, ESPM and Jepson Herbaria

Berkeley Food Institute


Part of the Diversified Farming Systems and Berkeley Food Institute Spring 2014 Speaker Series.



Chancellor's Awards for Public Service

Reception | May 5 | 3-5:30 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center


Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks

Public Service Center


Each year, the Chancellor recognizes students, staff, faculty and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley's proud tradition of public service and commitment to improving our local and global community.

Awards presentation followed by reception.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Refresh for Finals with Pet Hugs!: RRR Week Pet Hugs at Moffit

Miscellaneous | May 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Tang Center (University Health Services)


Come and get your instant stress relief with adorable dogs from ARF, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Anthropology Undergraduate Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | May 6 | 5-9 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)


Jun Sunseri, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, UC Berkeley; Patrick Beauchesne, Instructor, UC Berkeley; Saba Mahmood, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)


The Anthropology Undergraduate Research Symposium (AURS) is the first of its kind-- a space where undergraduates at various stages of their independent research may share their ideas, get feedback, and network. The event will showcase around 20 undergraduates, and will include three speeches by anthropology faculty and a complimentary dinner.


No restrictions. No ID required. We encourage non-UC Berkeley students and faculty to attend.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Refresh for Finals with Pet Hugs!: RRR Week Pet Hugs at Moffit

Miscellaneous | May 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Tang Center (University Health Services)


Come and get your instant stress relief with adorable dogs from ARF, Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation.


All Audiences

All Audiences



University Gospel Chorus: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music | May 7 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


D. Mark Wilson, director
The UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus features an afternoon of some of the most popular praise songs in the shift of Gospel music from traditional to contemporary.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Cracking the Codes - Dialogue and Film Screening with Dr. Shakti Butler

Film - Documentary | May 7 | 3-6 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Great Hall


2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Dr. Shakti Butler, World Trust

Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor


We are fortunate to have Filmmaker and Racial Equity Educator Dr. Shakti Butler come to Berkeley for a dialogue and film screening of Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity.

Shakti has decades of experience as a catalyst for racial equity. She is a master at inviting people to see themselves as indelibly connected to each other and the world we live in. Dr. Butler is a...   More >


Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

RSVP online.



Spring 2014 Design Showcase

Presentation | May 7 | 5-7 p.m. | Lobby Hearst Memorial Mining Building


College of Engineering


Students from design clubs from around campus are coming together to present their projects that they have been working on this semester. This is a great way to meet with future designers, discuss exciting ideas, and get inspired!

Free admission. Refreshments will be provided.

If you would like to submit a project and be a part of the Design Showcase, please email Lauren - the event...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, May 8, 2014

ME Coffee Hour

Social Event | March 13 – May 8, 2014 every Thursday | 3110 Etcheverry Hall


Graduate Assembly



Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous | February 13 – May 8, 2014 the second Thursday of the month every month | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall


Speaker/Performer: Clint Niehus

Public Service Center


Interested in the Peace Corps? Come speak with Peace Corps staff and former Peace Corps volunteer, Clint Niehaus.
Drop by or contact Clint at cniehus@peacecorps.gov.