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Friday, January 24, 2014

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for your post graduation project

Information Session | January 24 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Mary Crabb, Coordinator, Stronach Baccalaureate Prize, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a special project after their graduation.



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.



Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Info Session

Information Session | January 24 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Stefanie Ebeling, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with UC Berkeley professors on faculty research projects.



URAP Peer Advisor Info Session: The URAP Experience

Information Session | January 24 | 3-4 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building


Virginia Chan, URAP Peer Advisor, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, Office of Undergraduate Research; Helen Tran, URAP Peer Advisor

Office of Undergraduate Research


Interested in applying to URAP? Come to the URAP Experience info session held by two experienced URAP apprentices and peer advisors. Find out about best practices for the application process, and being an apprentice.



Getting Started in Undergraduate Research, Workshop A

Workshop | January 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Sinek, Program Coordinator, Haas Scholars Program, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of why and how to get started planning for an original research or creative project as an undergraduate. We will also discuss how to define your interests, find a mentor, and apply for funding.



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Monday, January 27, 2014

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.



Haas Scholars Program: Peer Advising Session: (get comments on a draft of your proposal from current Haas Scholars)

Information Session | January 27 – February 10, 2014 every Monday | 3-5 p.m. | 14 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This is a drop-in session where current Haas Scholars will be on hand to read a draft of your proposal and give you comments on how to improve.



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.



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

SWGA General Meeting

Meeting | September 24, 2013 – January 28, 2014 the fourth Tuesday of the month every month | Haviland Hall, Common Room | Note change in date


Graduate Assembly


Students - Graduate

Students - Graduate



Pop-up Flu Clinic: NEW pop-up flu shot clinic added

Miscellaneous | January 28 | 12-2 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Education Center, first floor


Tang Center (University Health Services)


We have added a brand new January pop-up flu shot clinic! Drop-in clinic - no appointment needed.

-Cost is $25; free for students with SHIP
-Open to the campus and community - college age and above
-Payment accepted: cash, check and credit cards, and Cal 1 Card Debit Account

We look forward to serving you!


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children; college-age students or above.



Haas Scholars Program Information Session: A Senior Capstone Experience For All Majors

Information Session | January 28 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


Haas Scholars come from all walks of life and every major on campus, but they are united by their desire to strive for excellence--both in their individual academic pursuits, and as an interdisciplinary cohort. In this information session, you will learn about the program's benefits, commitments, and eligibility requirements, then meet several current Haas Scholars to hear about their experiences.



How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal

Workshop | January 28 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Timo Rodriguez, SURF Program Coordinator, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind.


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



East Bay Workers' Rights Disability Law Clinic

Workshop | January 14 – April 8, 2014 every Tuesday with exceptions | 5:30 p.m. |  Ed Roberts Campus


3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Graduate Assembly, BHSA



Without Their Permission Book Tour Stop

Miscellaneous | January 28 | 7-10 p.m. |  Wheeler Auditorium


Jason Wang, Co-Founder, Caviar

Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder, Reddit

ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)


Alexis Ohanian is embarking on a nationwide book tour. He will share
his philosophy about “harnessing the power of the web
for good” with aspiring entrepreneurs in over 100 colleges. Alexis is
planning on stopping at UC Berkeley on January 28, 2014. Jason Wang, CEO of Caviar, will accompany him in a fireside chat to discuss
entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Additionally,...   More >



Toastmasters Internationals Meeting: Learn how to improve public speaking!

Meeting | June 12, 2012 – June 9, 2015 every Tuesday | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 652 Barrows Hall


VSPA


Toast of Berkeley was established in 2009 to foster a helping community of people interested in becoming more confident and effective public speakers. In it's short lifetime it has created loyal following of students, educators, and professionals with diverse backgrounds from all over the world. We welcome people who don't have English as their first language, and we welcome those just starting...   More >



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Ukraine: A Battle for the Future of Europe?

Lecture | January 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Associate Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Institute of European Studies, Institute of International Studies, European Union Center


For centuries, Ukraine, a “border land,” was caught in fights between European superpowers. In the current round, the choice of Ukraine’s future can be made by Ukrainians. The options are simple and starkly different: democratic European Union with market economies and strong institutions of personal freedoms or autocratic Russia with a legacy of oppression, state control in the economy, and...   More >



Haas Scholars Program: Peer Advising Session: (get comments on a draft of your proposal from current Haas Scholars)

Information Session | January 29 – February 19, 2014 every Wednesday | 1-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This is a drop-in session where current Haas Scholars will be on hand to read a draft of your proposal and give you comments on how to improve.



Haas Scholars Program Information Session: A Senior Capstone Experience For All Majors

Information Session | January 29 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


Haas Scholars come from all walks of life and every major on campus, but they are united by their desire to strive for excellence--both in their individual academic pursuits, and as an interdisciplinary cohort. In this information session, you will learn about the program's benefits, commitments, and eligibility requirements, then meet several current Haas Scholars to hear about their experiences.



UC Berkeley Washington (UCDC) Program Info Session

Information Session | January 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Rm. 291


Kathy Slusser, Program Coordinator

The UC Berkeley Washington Program



Targeted Efficiency: Using Customer Meter Data to Improve Efficiency Program Outcomes

Colloquium | January 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Sam Borgeson, PhD Candidate, Energy and Resources Group - UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Fall 2013 Colloquium Series (ER295)



Magnolia Project Information Session

Information Session | January 29 | 6-7 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Public Service Center


Magnolia Project is UC Berkeley's 10-year commitment to rebuilding the Gulf Coast post-Hurricane Katrina.
Looking for a meaningful internship this summer?
Intern with local government & nonprofits in New Orleans that are working with food justice, criminal justice, education, media, & more!

Applications due: February 2nd, 11:59pm
Info Session: January 29th, 6-7pm, 102 Sproul
Drop-in...   More >



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Intellectual Property Basics: (everything you wanted to know about IP but didn't know you needed to ask)

Information Session | January 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 375 LeConte Hall


Leah Esturas-Pierson and Eric Giegerich, Industry Alliances Office

Kathleen McCowin, Office of Technology Licensing

Office of Undergraduate Research


As an undergraduate, you may have considered how intellectual property might fit into your future. Join the Industry Alliances Office, Office of Technology Licensing and the Office of Undergraduate Research, in a conversation about IP basics, things to consider for your future career, and hear stories about students who have gone on to patent technology.



Gender Equity Resource Center Open House: Never heard of it - new folks welcome! Love it - reconnect with community and resources!

Special Event | January 30 | 4-6 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Gender Equity Resource Center (202 Chavez)


Gender Equity Resource Center


Come check out what the Gender Equity Resource Center has to offer, (re)connect with community, eat some food, play some games, buy t-shirts and start your semester off at THE Open House event of the semester! Bring a friend! Familiar faces are encouraged to come, but those who are new to GenEq are ESPECIALLY encouraged to come!

The Gender Equity Resource Center, fondly referred to as GenEq,...   More >



Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for your post graduation project

Information Session | January 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Mary Crabb, Coordinator, Stronach Baccalaureate Prize, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a special project after their graduation.



PoCDx Seminar -- Samuel Hamner: D-Rev: A non-profit that acts like a for profit to deliver world-class medical devices in underserved markets

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


Samuel Hamner, D-Rev

Graduate Assembly


D-Rev: A non-profit that acts like a for profit to deliver world-class medical devices in underserved markets
Samuel Hamner, Ph.D., Design Engineer at D-Rev
Blum Hall B100
5:30PM dinner, 6:00PM seminar

D-Rev is a nonprofit product company that designs, and works with local partners, to deliver products that improve the lives and increase the incomes of people living on less than $4 per day....   More >



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Friday, January 31, 2014

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.



How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal

Workshop | January 31 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Timo Rodriguez, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind.


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



Changing Dynamics in East Asia and Korean Politics

Colloquium | January 31 | 5 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Sohn Hak-kyu, Former Chairperson of the South Korean Democratic Party

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Hak-kyu Sohn, former chairperson of the Democratic Party, was Governor of the Gyeonggi-do province in South Korea from 2002-2006. He graduated from Seoul National University in 1973 with a degree in political science and in 1988 received his Ph.D. in political science from Oxford University.

He was an activist in the democratic movement beginning as a student and as a university professor at...   More >



jericho! Free Preview Show

Performing Arts - Other | January 31 | 8 p.m. | 101 Moffitt Undergraduate Library


jericho! Improv and Sketch Comedy

jericho! Improv and Sketch Comedy


Don't miss jericho! Improv and Sketch Comedy's first show of the semester! For a full hour, jericho! will be showcasing its improv talent for you. Most of our small shows cost $1, but this one is absolutely free. That means no monetary excuses not to come!



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Monday, February 3, 2014

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.



Haas Scholars Program: Peer Advising Session: (get comments on a draft of your proposal from current Haas Scholars)

Information Session | January 27 – February 10, 2014 every Monday | 3-5 p.m. | 14 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This is a drop-in session where current Haas Scholars will be on hand to read a draft of your proposal and give you comments on how to improve.



How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal

Workshop | February 3 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Eric Jabart, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind.


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



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.



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Pet Hugs at Cal: Pet Therapy Dogs on Sproul Plaza

Miscellaneous | February 4 | 12-1 p.m. |  Sproul Plaza


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



How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal

Workshop | February 4 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Timo Rodriguez, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind.


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



UC Berkeley Washington (UCDC) Program Info Session

Information Session | February 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Rm. 291


Kathy Slusser, Program Coordinator

The UC Berkeley Washington Program



East Bay Workers' Rights Disability Law Clinic

Workshop | January 14 – April 8, 2014 every Tuesday with exceptions | 5:30 p.m. |  Ed Roberts Campus


3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Graduate Assembly, BHSA



Centerwide Leader Training - Building Accountability into Your Organization

Workshop | February 4 | 6-8 p.m. | 254 Dwinelle Hall


Public Service Center


Please use this URL to RSVP:
http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/Training-series/Accountability



Centerwide Leader Training - Building Communities of Care

Workshop | February 4 | 6-8 p.m. | 255 Dwinelle Hall


Public Service Center


Please go to the following URL to RSVP:
http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/Training-series/Building-Communities



Environmental Storytelling Workshop with Mark Schapiro

Presentation | February 4 | 7-8 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall


Mark Schapiro, Lecturer, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Manon von Kaenel and Hanna Morris, Blog Manager and Communications Director, Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC)

Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC)


Come join the SERC Blog staff on Tuesday Feb 4th 7-8pm in 132 Mulford for an engaging and interactive presentation on "Environmental Storytelling" with Mark Schapiro, award-winning environmental and international investigative journalist and lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. What is environmental journalism? Why is it important? How and why do we communicate about...   More >



Toastmasters Internationals Meeting: Learn how to improve public speaking!

Meeting | June 12, 2012 – June 9, 2015 every Tuesday | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 652 Barrows Hall


VSPA


Toast of Berkeley was established in 2009 to foster a helping community of people interested in becoming more confident and effective public speakers. In it's short lifetime it has created loyal following of students, educators, and professionals with diverse backgrounds from all over the world. We welcome people who don't have English as their first language, and we welcome those just starting...   More >

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous | February 5 – April 2, 2014 the first Wednesday of the month every month | 12-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall


Clint Niehus, Peace Corps


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.



Solo Piano - Scarlatti, Schumann, Brahms, Bolcom: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music | February 5 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Scarlatti, Sonatas in E Major, B Minor, & D Major

Schumann arr. Liszt, Widmung

Brahms, Rhapsody in G Minor; Intermezzo in E-flat Major, Ballade in G Minor; Rhapsody in E-flat Major


All Audiences

All Audiences



Haas Scholars Program: Peer Advising Session: (get comments on a draft of your proposal from current Haas Scholars)

Information Session | January 29 – February 19, 2014 every Wednesday | 1-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This is a drop-in session where current Haas Scholars will be on hand to read a draft of your proposal and give you comments on how to improve.



Haas Scholars Program Information Session: A Senior Capstone Experience For All Majors

Information Session | February 5 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


Haas Scholars come from all walks of life and every major on campus, but they are united by their desire to strive for excellence--both in their individual academic pursuits, and as an interdisciplinary cohort. In this information session, you will learn about the program's benefits, commitments, and eligibility requirements, then meet several current Haas Scholars to hear about their experiences.



Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster

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


Sol Hsiang, Assistant Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy - UC Berkeley

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Spring 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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.



Race, Diversity, and Educational Policy Spring 2014 Faculty Speaker Series - "Racialized Identities: Race, Schooling, and Learning for African American Youth"

Lecture | February 6 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 652 Barrows


Na'ilah Nasir, Department of African American Studies

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society


Distinguished Cluster Chair & Associate Professor of African American Studies Na'ilah Nasir will be speaking in a lecture titled, "Racialized Identities: Race, Schooling, and Learning for African American Youth."

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



Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | February 6 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.



HTNM Lecture - Lisa Nakamura "Indigenous Circuits"

Lecture | February 6 | 5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium


Lisa Nakamura, American Cultures and Screen Arts and Cultures professor, Ann Arbor

Center for New Media


Inspired by media archaeologists such as Wolfgang Ernst and Friedrich Kittler, digital media studies has taken a turn towards the material, "Platform studies" pays attention to the digital apparatus' conditions of making and possibility, but often leaves out reference to racial and gendered economies of labor in the digital industries. This presentation brings together platform studies and woman...   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)



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Friday, February 7, 2014

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.



Annual Chinese New Year's Banquet: Center for Chinese Studies

Social Event | February 7 | 6-9 p.m. |  Mandarin Garden


2025 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


(RSVP LIST CLOSED - 02/03/2014) Please join the Center for Chinese Studies for our annual Lunar 2014 Chinese New Year's Banquet. Welcome the Year of the Horse with great food, raffle prizes, and good conversation. Contact Angel Ryono for more information.


All Audiences

All Audiences

(RSVP LIST CLOSED - 02/03/2014) We have 90 seats total and will reserve your place on a first come, first served basis. Complimentary wine and beer will be served at this event. Please contact Angel Ryono for more details or answers to your questions.

$15 Cash or Check - Students, Staff, Community Youth (13-18 yrs.), $27 Cash or Check - Faculty and Community Adults, $5 Cash or Check - Children 12 and younger

Please make checks out to "UC Regents". The registration might close before February 7, 2014 if RSVP reaches maximum seats available. Registration opens January 9. Register by February 7 by calling Angel Ryono at 510-643-6322, or by emailing Angel Ryono at ccs-vs@berkeley.edu.



Plants Illustrated Exhibition

Exhibit - Painting | January 18 – February 7, 2014 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden


Botanical Garden


The Garden is pleased to announce its fifth annual botanical art exhibition, Plants Illustrated. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, invites viewers to explore the relationship between scientific study and fine art. The exhibit presents original artworks in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil and pen & ink and explores the many styles,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Saturday, February 8, 2014

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



UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra: Mendelssohn, Dvorak

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


Department of Music


Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5, "Reformation"

Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Jane Kim, conductor


Monday, February 10, 2014

Monday Coffee

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


Graduate Assembly


Grad student coffee



How to pick a graduate school and a dissertation lab

Panel Discussion | February 10 | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building | Note change in location


Graduate Assembly


This is a panel-style event that is tailored to undergraduate seniors (who have been accepted to graduate schools and are about to visit) as well as first-year graduate students who are still deciding on which labs to join. The panel will discuss who to talk to and what questions to ask in order to start graduate school off on the right foot.



Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for your post graduation project

Information Session | February 10 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Mary Crabb, Coordinator, Stronach Baccalaureate Prize, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a special project after their graduation.



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.



Planning Cities for People: The Promise and Peril of Urbanization in China

Seminar | February 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Goldman School of Public Policy, Room 250


Dr. Chris Busch, Center for Environmental Public Policy

Goldman School of Public Policy


China is experiencing the fastest urbanization in history: between now and 2030, China's cities are expected to add about 250 million new residents. Urbanization done right can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, clean up local air pollution and improve quality of life for residents. This talk will outline policy priorities needed for urbanization to deliver these benefits in China.



Biodiversity on Farm: Inefficient, Unproductive, Only for Luddites? A Presentation by and discussion with Judith Redmond, a co-founder and co-owner of Full Belly Farm

Colloquium | February 10 | 3-5 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Lounge


Judith Redmond, Co-founder and co-owner of Full Belly Farm, Capay Valley, California

Berkeley Food Institute


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

Full Belly Farm is a 350 acre certified organic farm located in the beautiful Capay Valley of northern California. They are committed to fostering sustainability on all levels, from fertility in our soil and care for the environment, to stable employment for our farm workers. Full Belly’s system...   More >



Haas Scholars Program: Peer Advising Session: (get comments on a draft of your proposal from current Haas Scholars)

Information Session | January 27 – February 10, 2014 every Monday | 3-5 p.m. | 14 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This is a drop-in session where current Haas Scholars will be on hand to read a draft of your proposal and give you comments on how to improve.



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.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

How to Write a Research/Grant Proposal

Workshop | February 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This workshop will cover the basics of writing a research proposal. To get the most out of the workshop, come with an idea for a research project in mind.


Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate



Intersex Rights: Presented by the Boalt Hall Queer Caucus and Gender Journal

Presentation | February 11 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 105 Boalt Hall, School of Law


Anne Tamar-Mattis, Advocates for Informed Choice

Graduate Assembly


Anne Tamar-Mattis of Advocates for Informed Choice will be presenting on the current state of the law for the rights of people with intersex conditions.



Womanish Ways, Freedom, Human Rights and Democracy: Screening with Director, Producer, Writer Marion Bethel

Film - Documentary | February 11 | 4-6:30 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, Multicultural Community Center, Hearst Field Annex-D


Marion Bethel

Gender Equity Resource Center, Cross Cultural Student Development, Multicultural Community Center


"Womanish Ways" is a documentary film on the Women's Suffrage Movement in The Bahamas. The documentary narrates the story of the Suffrage Movement with special attention to:
a) the five women who founded and/or led the movement, namely, Mary Ingraham, Mabel Walker, Eugenia Lockhart, Georgiana Symonette and Dame Dr. Doris Johnson
b) the voices of the women who stood shoulder to shoulder with...   More >



East Bay Workers' Rights Disability Law Clinic

Workshop | January 14 – April 8, 2014 every Tuesday with exceptions | 5:30 p.m. |  Ed Roberts Campus


3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Graduate Assembly, BHSA



Centerwide Leader Training - Understanding Restorative Justice as a practice

Workshop | February 11 | 6-8 p.m. | 255 Dwinelle Hall



Please use this URL to RSVP:
http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/Training-series/Restorative-Justice



Centerwide Leader Training - Post Grad Job Searching/Networking (Life after Cal: Building your Network)

Workshop | February 11 | 6-8 p.m. | 254 Dwinelle Hall



In this training you will learn how to identify your individual network. You will also learn how to increase confidence in building network informally and formally (through informational interviewing). You will also walk away with an awareness of additional resources.
Please use this URL to RSVP:
http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/Training-series/Post-Grad



Toastmasters Internationals Meeting: Learn how to improve public speaking!

Meeting | June 12, 2012 – June 9, 2015 every Tuesday | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 652 Barrows Hall


VSPA


Toast of Berkeley was established in 2009 to foster a helping community of people interested in becoming more confident and effective public speakers. In it's short lifetime it has created loyal following of students, educators, and professionals with diverse backgrounds from all over the world. We welcome people who don't have English as their first language, and we welcome those just starting...   More >

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Summer Opportunities Fair

Special Event | February 12 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Summer Sessions


Are you wondering what to do next summer? Visit the Summer Opportunities Fair to learn about exciting summer options for Cal students, including summer courses, study abroad, student jobs and internships, research, volunteer and service, housing, and more.

Representatives from UC Berkeley campus units will be tabling with information on their courses and programs,...   More >



UC Berkeley Washington (UCDC) Program Info Session

Information Session | February 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Rm. 420


Kathy Slusser, Program Coordinator

The UC Berkeley Washington Program



Chamber Music - Beethoven, Mendelssohn: 61st Annual Noon Concert

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


Department of Music


Department of Music students perform

Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 5 in F major, Opus 24 (1801)

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, op. 49 (1839)


All Audiences

All Audiences



BLF Membership Meeting

Meeting | February 12 | 12:45-2:10 p.m. | 110 Boalt Hall, School of Law


Benjamin Asch, BLF

Law, Boalt School of


To get ready for Spring Pledge Drive



Haas Scholars Program: Peer Advising Session: (get comments on a draft of your proposal from current Haas Scholars)

Information Session | January 29 – February 19, 2014 every Wednesday | 1-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek; current Haas Scholars, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors

Office of Undergraduate Research, Haas Scholars Program--a senior capstone experience for all majors


This is a drop-in session where current Haas Scholars will be on hand to read a draft of your proposal and give you comments on how to improve.



IB Women in Science Meeting

Meeting | February 12 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 4110 Valley Life Sciences Building


Graduate Assembly


Field Work: logistics, planning, safety, permits, etc.



Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | February 12 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.



Air Pollution Kills! So What? Air Quality Engineering to Improve Public Health

Colloquium | February 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall


Julian Marshall, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

Energy and Resources Group


Energy and Resources Group Spring 2014 Colloquium Series (ER295)



Tech Talk: Yelp: Near Realtime Log Exploration

Information Session | February 12 | 5-6 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge/430/438


Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)


iPAD RETINA RAFFLE | FREE DINNER & REFRESHMENTS | SWEET YELP SCHWAG

Bring your CS/EE resume for raffle!



Candlelight service honoring Ted Agu

Memorial | February 12 | 7-8 p.m. |  Memorial Stadium


Public Affairs


The Cal community will gather to honor the memory of Ted Agu, who passed away tragically on Friday, February 7. Ted Agu was a member of the Cal football team and a junior majoring in public health. A candlelight service will be held from 7-8 p.m. on the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Plaza adjacent to California Memorial Stadium. The ceremony will be led by Ted’s Omega Psi Phi fraternity brothers and...   More >


Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate



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!