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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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/



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.



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 >



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 >



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 >



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!



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

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!



ME Coffee Hour

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


Graduate Assembly



Kaffeeklatsch

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


Graduate Assembly


The German department's weekly coffee hour.



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 >



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 >



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)



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.



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.



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.

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.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Recycled Papers: American Studies Spring Conference: Featuring papers by American Studies affiliated faculty 2013-2014

Conference/Symposium | May 9 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Women's Faculty Club


American Studies


MORNING SESSION
10:00 Genaro Padilla “Figurations of Water in L.A. Chicano Art and Narrative”
10:30 Christine Rosen “Industrial Pollution, American Life: The Challenge of Visualizing Environmental Hazards and their Solutions”
11:00 Mark Brilliant “In Free Agency We Trust”
11:30 Don McQuade “Listening from the Inside: Reflecting on the Sound of Sense in Emily Dickinson’s Verse”
AFTERNOON...   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.



Beyond Computation: The P versus NP question

Lecture | May 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley City College Auditorium


2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA

Michael Sipser, Professor of Mathematics and Head, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ron Fagin, IBM Fellow, IBM Almaden; Russell Impagliazzo, Professor, UC San Diego; Sandy Irani, Professor, UC Irvine; Christos Papadimitriou, Senior Scientist and C. Lester Hogan Professor of EECS, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley; Omer Reingold, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; Ryan Williams, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Richard Karp, Director and Professor, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UC Berkeley

Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), Berkeley City College


What are the theoretical limitations of computer power?

In a remarkable 1956 letter, the great logician Kurt Gödel first raised this question when he asked the famous mathematician and computer pioneer John von Neumann whether certain computational problems could be solved without resorting to a brute force search through many possibilities. In so doing, he foreshadowed the P versus NP...   More >


Free

This event is free and open to the public, but you must register to guarantee your seat in the auditorium. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Doors open at 5 p.m. Registration opens April 14. Register by May 8 online.



Saturday, May 10, 2014

Javanese Shadow Play, Gamelan Sari Raras: Gamelan Sari RarasThe Burning of Hanoman, an episode from the Ramayana

Performing Arts - Music | May 10 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Shadow master Midiyanto manipulates dozens of puppets as he tells a tale from Hindu-Javanese mythology in English & Javanese, with musical accompaniment by Gamelan Sari Raras (Midiyanto and Ben Brinner, directors), featuring guest drummer Heri Purwanto and vocalist Heni Savitri. Not suitable for pre-school children.


All Audiences

All Audiences

$16 general admission (all seats unreserved), $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current & retired Berkeley staff & faculty, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)

Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988.

Monday, May 12, 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.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

2014 Growing Green Awards

Reception | May 14 | 6-9 p.m. |  Berkeley City Club


2315 Durant Ave, CA 94704

Berkeley Food Institute, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)


Please join the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Berkeley Food Institute for an award ceremony, reception, and learning fair in honor of the 2014 Growing Green Award Winners.


$20 Student Admission, $30 General Admission, $150 Sustainer Admission

Buy tickets online.

Friday, May 16, 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.

Monday, May 19, 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.

Friday, May 23, 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.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: European Tour Bon Voyage Open Rehearsal

Performing Arts - Music | May 25 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Symphony Orchestra, Department of Music, UC Berkeley

Department of Music


David Milnes, conductor

The orchestra will perform in Vienna, Prague, Budapest and Bratislava for four concerts this summer. Attend an open rehearsal the day before they leave, with a program including Saint-Saens Organ Symphony No. 3 and other pieces they'll perform on their tour.

Free, donations welcome


All Audiences

All Audiences

 Donations welcome

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Concerts in the Redwood Grove: Meklit Hadero

Performing Arts - Music | June 5 | 6-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove


Botanical Garden


MEKLIT HADERO
Ethiopian-born Meklit is a Bay Area singer-songwriter who canvases a wide range of musical sounds combining jazz, world folk and pop.

NOTES ABOUT REDWOOD GROVE CONCERTS
Shows may sell out - buy online in advance. (No surcharge!)
Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm.
Redwood Grove door at 5:30pm.   More >


All Audiences, General Public

All Audiences

$25 Adult, $23 UCBG Member Adult

Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm. Redwood Grove doors at 5:30pm. Click the following "online" button to purchase tickets... Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755.

Friday, June 6, 2014

IPIRA and SkyDeck Entrepreneurship Lecture // VC 101: A Primer on Venture Capital

Seminar | June 6 | 4-6 p.m. | SkyDeck | Berkeley, Penthouse Floor


2150 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

John Lee, Osage University Partners

Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Research Alliances


Speaking at our next Entrepreneurship Lecture is:
John Lee, Venture Investor, Osage University Partners

Hear about the fundamentals of venture capital. Learn about what entrepreneurs need to know, what venture capitalists are seeking, the "deal terms" to navigate, and areas of mutual benefit.

Osage has partnered with 65+ universities and research institutions to invest in innovative...   More >

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Concerts in the Redwood Grove: Blind Boy Paxton + Markus James

Performing Arts - Music | June 12 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove


Botanical Garden


BLIND BOY PAXTON + MARKUS JAMES
American Blues

NOTES ABOUT REDWOOD GROVE CONCERTS
Shows may sell out - buy online in advance. (No surcharge!)
Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm.
Redwood Grove door at 5:00pm.   More >


All Audiences, General Public

All Audiences

$19 Adult, $17 UCBG Member Adult

Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm. Redwood Grove doors at 5:00pm. Click the following "online" button to purchase tickets... Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Register Now: The Natural Art of Blossoms, Bones, Beasts, and Bugs (Mondays): Drawing and Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 15, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 365 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Danny Neece
7/14- 8/11 (5 weeks)
6-9pm
Location: 365 Kroeber
This is a course inspired by nature in all forms. We will use drawing and painting as a way to communicate nature's influence on us. Each class will have a subject driven demo at the beginning that will guide students into individual studio time. This course will be loose to individual interpretation based on what each student...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 14 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Book Illustration: Illustration Class

Course | June 16 – July 21, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Julien Shields
7/21- 8/18 (5 weeks)
Each student will select a short story, fairy tale, or fable to illustrate. Students will work towards illustrating their story through assignments in character development, environmental design, visual storytelling and the creative use of reference. Exercises, lectures and demos will demystify the process at each step of the way. Finishing materials...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 21 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Getting Started in Undergraduate Research:: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Workshop | June 16 | 2-2:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.



Finding a Faculty Sponsor for Undergraduate Research

Workshop | June 16 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will show you how to leverage the skills and knowledge you already possess to secure a faculty mentor. We will cover how to identify potential faculty sponsors on campus as well as how to prepare for the first meeting so that you make a great first impression.



Register Now: Landscape Painting (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Alan Tarbell
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Enjoy the campus environment and explore Plein Air Painting. Understand depth of space through line, shape, light and color. Seeking balance among the farms, discover rhythm and harmonies within the landscape. For painters with some experience.


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Conquering Painting with Acrylics (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 8, 2014 every day | 6-9 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 375 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Jon Stich
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
This painting class is designed to prepare the student with an essential understanding of the acrylic painting medium, which is a great place to start! This class will teach you the skills necessary to paint well and to use paint effectively. Exploration in light and composition, as well as important aspects of color mixing are practiced. Through the study of...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



What's the buzz about?: A conversation about bee declines, impacts on our food system and what you can do about it

Panel Discussion | June 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Giannini Hall, 141 and online with live streaming


Berkeley Food Institute, Pesticide Action Network, Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety, TakePart


Bees are responsible for one in three bites of food we eat, and their numbers are declining across the country. And these die-offs point to larger challenges facing our increasingly industrial food system.

As we kick off National Pollinator Week, please join the Berkeley Food Institute and Pesticide Action Network for a lively discussion with scientists, beekeepers and journalists about what's...   More >


Free

Register online.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Mondays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 6-8:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 175 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Adam Thorman
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Tuesdays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 9, 2014 every day | 6:30-9 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 105 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Christine Elfman
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 9 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Register Now: The Natural Art of Blossoms, Bones, Beasts, and Bugs (Mondays): Drawing and Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 15, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 365 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Danny Neece
7/14- 8/11 (5 weeks)
6-9pm
Location: 365 Kroeber
This is a course inspired by nature in all forms. We will use drawing and painting as a way to communicate nature's influence on us. Each class will have a subject driven demo at the beginning that will guide students into individual studio time. This course will be loose to individual interpretation based on what each student...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 14 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Book Illustration: Illustration Class

Course | June 16 – July 21, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Julien Shields
7/21- 8/18 (5 weeks)
Each student will select a short story, fairy tale, or fable to illustrate. Students will work towards illustrating their story through assignments in character development, environmental design, visual storytelling and the creative use of reference. Exercises, lectures and demos will demystify the process at each step of the way. Finishing materials...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 21 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Landscape Painting (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Alan Tarbell
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Enjoy the campus environment and explore Plein Air Painting. Understand depth of space through line, shape, light and color. Seeking balance among the farms, discover rhythm and harmonies within the landscape. For painters with some experience.


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Mondays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 6-8:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 175 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Adam Thorman
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Conquering Painting with Acrylics (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 8, 2014 every day | 6-9 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 375 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Jon Stich
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
This painting class is designed to prepare the student with an essential understanding of the acrylic painting medium, which is a great place to start! This class will teach you the skills necessary to paint well and to use paint effectively. Exploration in light and composition, as well as important aspects of color mixing are practiced. Through the study of...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Tuesdays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 9, 2014 every day | 6:30-9 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 105 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Christine Elfman
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 9 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Register Now: The Natural Art of Blossoms, Bones, Beasts, and Bugs (Mondays): Drawing and Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 15, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 365 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Danny Neece
7/14- 8/11 (5 weeks)
6-9pm
Location: 365 Kroeber
This is a course inspired by nature in all forms. We will use drawing and painting as a way to communicate nature's influence on us. Each class will have a subject driven demo at the beginning that will guide students into individual studio time. This course will be loose to individual interpretation based on what each student...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 14 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Book Illustration: Illustration Class

Course | June 16 – July 21, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Julien Shields
7/21- 8/18 (5 weeks)
Each student will select a short story, fairy tale, or fable to illustrate. Students will work towards illustrating their story through assignments in character development, environmental design, visual storytelling and the creative use of reference. Exercises, lectures and demos will demystify the process at each step of the way. Finishing materials...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 21 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Landscape Painting (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Alan Tarbell
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Enjoy the campus environment and explore Plein Air Painting. Understand depth of space through line, shape, light and color. Seeking balance among the farms, discover rhythm and harmonies within the landscape. For painters with some experience.


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Conquering Painting with Acrylics (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 8, 2014 every day | 6-9 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 375 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Jon Stich
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
This painting class is designed to prepare the student with an essential understanding of the acrylic painting medium, which is a great place to start! This class will teach you the skills necessary to paint well and to use paint effectively. Exploration in light and composition, as well as important aspects of color mixing are practiced. Through the study of...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Mondays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 6-8:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 175 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Adam Thorman
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Tuesdays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 9, 2014 every day | 6:30-9 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 105 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Christine Elfman
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 9 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Register Now: The Natural Art of Blossoms, Bones, Beasts, and Bugs (Mondays): Drawing and Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 15, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 365 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Danny Neece
7/14- 8/11 (5 weeks)
6-9pm
Location: 365 Kroeber
This is a course inspired by nature in all forms. We will use drawing and painting as a way to communicate nature's influence on us. Each class will have a subject driven demo at the beginning that will guide students into individual studio time. This course will be loose to individual interpretation based on what each student...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 14 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Book Illustration: Illustration Class

Course | June 16 – July 21, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Julien Shields
7/21- 8/18 (5 weeks)
Each student will select a short story, fairy tale, or fable to illustrate. Students will work towards illustrating their story through assignments in character development, environmental design, visual storytelling and the creative use of reference. Exercises, lectures and demos will demystify the process at each step of the way. Finishing materials...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 21 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Landscape Painting (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Alan Tarbell
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Enjoy the campus environment and explore Plein Air Painting. Understand depth of space through line, shape, light and color. Seeking balance among the farms, discover rhythm and harmonies within the landscape. For painters with some experience.


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Concerts in the Redwood Grove: OU (Italian sextet) + Gadje Express (Balkan brass)

Performing Arts - Music | June 19 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove


Botanical Garden


OU (Italian sextet) + GADJE EXPRESS (Balkan brass)
Funky, Mediterranean jazz + Roma party brass

NOTES ABOUT REDWOOD GROVE CONCERTS
Shows may sell out - buy online in advance. (No surcharge!)
Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm.
Redwood Grove door at 5:00pm.   More >


All Audiences, General Public

All Audiences

$16 Adult, $14 UCBG Member Adult

Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm. Redwood Grove doors at 5:00pm. Click the following "online" button to purchase tickets... Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755.



Register Now: Conquering Painting with Acrylics (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 8, 2014 every day | 6-9 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 375 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Jon Stich
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
This painting class is designed to prepare the student with an essential understanding of the acrylic painting medium, which is a great place to start! This class will teach you the skills necessary to paint well and to use paint effectively. Exploration in light and composition, as well as important aspects of color mixing are practiced. Through the study of...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Mondays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 6-8:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 175 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Adam Thorman
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Tuesdays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 9, 2014 every day | 6:30-9 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 105 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Christine Elfman
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 9 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Claudio Naranjo:: Changing Education to Change the World

Special Event | June 19 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 155 Dwinelle Hall


Claudio Naranjo

Center for Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Program Latin American Studies, Graduate Assembly, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society


Join us Thursday, June 19 for a evening with Claudio Naranjo, Chilean-born psychiatrist, pioneer in integrating psychotherapy and spiritual traditions. His vision and ideas about the transformation of education have allowed him to travel world-wide and provide teachings on changing and living in a better world.

His meditations and life long work have led him to establish his school for...   More >

Friday, June 20, 2014

Register Now: Book Illustration: Illustration Class

Course | June 16 – July 21, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Julien Shields
7/21- 8/18 (5 weeks)
Each student will select a short story, fairy tale, or fable to illustrate. Students will work towards illustrating their story through assignments in character development, environmental design, visual storytelling and the creative use of reference. Exercises, lectures and demos will demystify the process at each step of the way. Finishing materials...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 21 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: The Natural Art of Blossoms, Bones, Beasts, and Bugs (Mondays): Drawing and Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 15, 2014 every day | Kroeber Hall, 365 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Danny Neece
7/14- 8/11 (5 weeks)
6-9pm
Location: 365 Kroeber
This is a course inspired by nature in all forms. We will use drawing and painting as a way to communicate nature's influence on us. Each class will have a subject driven demo at the beginning that will guide students into individual studio time. This course will be loose to individual interpretation based on what each student...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 14 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



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

Workshop | June 20 | 11 a.m.-12 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.



Register Now: Landscape Painting (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 355 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Alan Tarbell
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Enjoy the campus environment and explore Plein Air Painting. Understand depth of space through line, shape, light and color. Seeking balance among the farms, discover rhythm and harmonies within the landscape. For painters with some experience.


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Conquering Painting with Acrylics (Tuesdays): Painting Class

Course | June 16 – July 8, 2014 every day | 6-9 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 375 Kroeber


ASUC Art Studio


With Jon Stich
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
This painting class is designed to prepare the student with an essential understanding of the acrylic painting medium, which is a great place to start! This class will teach you the skills necessary to paint well and to use paint effectively. Exploration in light and composition, as well as important aspects of color mixing are practiced. Through the study of...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$150 UCB Students, $210 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $240 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Mondays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 7, 2014 every day | 6-8:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 175 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Adam Thorman
7/7- 8/4 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 7 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Register Now: Beginning Digital Photography (Tuesdays): Photo Class

Course | June 16 – July 9, 2014 every day | 6:30-9 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 105 Dwinelle


ASUC Art Studio


With Christine Elfman
7/8-8/5 (5 weeks)
Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera. This class teaches you how to use your dSLR to make pictures that are more than just a simple snapshot. You will learn basic photographic concepts of exposure and composition, as well as ways of fine-tuning your eye for lighting and subject matter. Each week, a new aspect of the photographic...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

No children under 18. Registration required.

$125 UCB Students, $180 UCB Alumni, Staff & Faculty, $200 Community Price (non-affiliate)

Registration opens June 16. Register by July 9 online, or by calling 510-642-6161, or by emailing artstudio@berkeley.edu.



Matt Nathanson, Gavin DeGraw: with guests: Mary Lambert

Performing Arts - Music | June 20 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre


Another Planet Entertainment


Based in San Francisco, Matt Nathanson has evolved into one of the premier songwriters and dynamic performers on the music scene today. His 2007 album Some Mad Hope (his first for Vanguard) yielded the smash single "Come On Get Higher," which has sold more than 2 million copies to date. Modern Love, his previous studio album, debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and topped the...   More >


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Film screening and discussion with Chancellor Dirks: Ivory Tower

Film - Documentary | June 20 | 7 p.m. |  California Theater


2113 Kittredge Street, Berkeley, CA 94704

Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, University of California, Berkeley

Public Affairs


Following the local premiere of a provocative new documentary about higher education, UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks will lead a public discussion about the costs of a college education — and the benefits.
The campus community and public are invited to take part in the conversation, which will start immediately after the 7 p.m. showing of <a href=http://www.takepart.com/ivorytower> Ivory...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$11.00 General admission, $8.50 Student

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