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Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Science of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Workshop | February 23 – 24, 2018 every day | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Kristin Neff, Ph.D., University of Austin, Texas; Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D., Santa Clara University

 Greater Good Science Center

Since publication of Kristin Neff's goundbreaking book, Self-Compassion, there has been a surge of interest in the science and practice of self-compassion, particularly in clinical settings. But what is self-compassion, how does it relate to the practice of mindfulness, and how can it benefit yourself and your clients, patients, colleagues, and loved ones?

Self-compassion is made up of three...   More >


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Kristin Neff and Shauna Shapiro

Weekend Workshop 2017-2018: Voice, Identity, Access an Equity

Workshop | February 24 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Tolman Hall

 Graduate School of Education

Moving beyond the single story requires the contribution of new stories. Classrooms provide safe spaces for bringing students in conversation with one another and the world. Teachers will experience strategies, protocols, and content that allow students to contribute their stories and share their truths.

UCMP Short Course: Microbes from Earth's deep biosphere.

Seminar | February 24 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Lisa D. White, UC Museum of Paleontology

 Museum of Paleontology

Where worlds collide: How microbes from Earth's deep biosphere and extreme environments can teach us about our planet's history and shape its future.

$30 $30 general, $25 teachers, $15 students

 http://ucmp.berkeley.edu/about/shortcourses/reginfo18.php. Registration opens January 1. Register online or by calling Chris Mejia at 510-642-1821, or by emailing Chris Mejia at cmejia@berkeley.edu by February 24.

Soft Succulents Author Talk with Jeff Moore

Reading - Nonfiction | February 24 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join author and nursery owner, Jeff Moore to hear from his latest book: Soft Succulents, a 300-page, 1000+ image look at all of the soft succulents that are so popular now – aeoniums, echeverias, dudleyas, crassulas, sedums, kalanchoes and more. His book and the talk will focus on plants in cultivation rather than habitat.

$20 / $15 UCBG Member

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Caminos de la Ciencia: De Ingeniería Química a Microbiología y de Regreso

Presentation | February 24 | 1-3:15 p.m. |  Kapor Center for Social Impact

 2148 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

 Dr. Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


This Presentation will be in Spanish / Esta presentación será en español

En esta presentación, el Dr. Javier A. Ceja-Navarro, investigador del Laboratorio Nacional de Berkeley, nos hablará sobre su trayectoria en la ciencia y las oportunidades que lo han llevado a estudiar microbios, bichos y el medio ambiente.

Javier nació en Tuxpan, Nayarit, México, y realizó toda su preparación...   More >


  Registration opens February 14. Register online or or by emailing Katie Bertsche at scienceatcal@berkeley.edu by February 24.

De Ingeniería Química a Microbiología y de Regreso. Ilustración - Javier A. Ceja-Navarro

SOLD OUT - Natural Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Workshop | February 24 | 2-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.

Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz...   More >