<< Week of May 28 >>

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Monday, May 27, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

BSA New Professionals Network: Speed Networking Event

Social Event | May 28 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall

 Human Resources

Join us for a fun, informal afternoon of engaging with campus professionals! Whether you are interested in exploring a new field or seeking advice about next steps in your career, this event is a great way to make connections and expand your knowledge.
BSA New Professionals Network
Speed Networking Event
May 28, 2019
12 - 1:30 pm
309 Sproul Hall

Rotate among our featured "networkers" for...   More >

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Butterfly Walk

Tour/Open House | April 23 – October 22, 2019 the fourth Tuesday of the month every month | 3-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and 'caterpillar lady', as she guides you through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies.

Space is on a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.

Free with Garden Admission

Fiery Skippers photo by Sarab Seth

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Computer Health Matters: User Friendly Workstations (BEUHS400)

Workshop | May 29 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Ergonomics@Work

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.

  Register online

Recruiting and Hiring Staff: BPM108

Workshop | May 29 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Ozzy Garcia; Tara Hertstein; Marc Ovalle

 Human Resources

The content covers how to effectively recruit and hire staff based on federal and state regulations and UC policies to conduct consistent, legal, and fair hiring processes through all stages of the full-cycle recruitment process.

SOLD OUT - iPhoneography: Using Your Smartphone to Make and Edit Photographs

Workshop | May 29 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Let award winning photographer and iPhoneograper, Yoni Mayeri, show you how to capture and edit images utilizing your iPhone. Learn the best practices for photographing and editing using exclusively the iPhone.

$65 / $60 UCBG Member

 SOLD OUT - email gardenprograms@berkeley.edu to be added to the waitlist.

Photo by Yoni Mayeri

Keyboards and Mice: Ergonomic Alternatives (BEUHS401)

Workshop | May 29 | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.

  Register online

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Berkeley Boosts Webinar - When Icahn Comes Knocking: Best Practices and Recent Developments in Shareholder Activism with Kenton King and Thomas Ivey, Skadden

Lecture | May 29 | 10-11 a.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Online Program

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Boosts is a monthly series of free webinars (with MCLE credit) and articles for legal practitioners and organizational leaders. Berkeley Boosts content is carefully curated by the Berkeley Center for Law and Business and Berkeley Law Executive Education to ensure engaging discussions on subjects that matter.Expose yourself to different viewpoints, gain insights into emerging...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | May 30 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 331 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Nimble Learning: Growing Your Ability to Flourish with Angela Stopper

Workshop | May 30 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Angela Stopper, PhD, Director of Learning and Development

 Business Process Analysis Working Group, Agile, Cal Assessment Network, Berkeley Facilitators Network

Cultivate Improvement - Grow Your Improvement Toolkit

This year-long series about continuous improvement explores methods and techniques we can all use to better our effectiveness at work. Topics will include growing staff capabilities, visual...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

The Psychedelic Huichol Culture and Peyote Inspired Art

Lecture | May 30 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Susana Valadez, founder and director of the Huichol Center for Cultural Survival and Traditional Arts, will present about her life’s work to ensure the survival of the endangered Wixárika (Huichol) people and ancient way of life. As a cultural insider by marriage to Huichol yarn artist Mariano Valadez, her contributions to the ethnographic record meticulously documents the life, spirituality,...   More >

$6-14

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Varsity Blues: A Discussion on Ethical College Admissions Advising

Panel Discussion | May 30 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 206 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Gael Casner, founder and partner, College Find; Dr. Elizabeth Stone, Executive Director, Campanile College Admissions Counseling

 UC Berkeley Extension

The Independent Education Consulting industry is growing and with growth comes growing pains. Recent admission improprieties and the coverage that followed remind us of our responsibility to our collective representation, individual responsibility and unavoidable hazards of our occupation.

Join us for a candid and serious conversation on ethical admissions advising. Three seasoned Independent...   More >

  Register online

Friday, May 31, 2019

Hard Songs conference

Conference/Symposium | May 31 | 250 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

“Artifice and complexity” is the phrase commonly used to characterize the aesthetic world cultivated by fifteenth-century composers. Their music employs dense contrapuntal structures, extensive intertextuality, and elaborate transformations like retrograde and mensuration canons. Viewed from the vantage point of the sixteenth century (following the advent of music printing and the religious...   More >

R.A.D. Self Defense for Women (BEUHS062)

Workshop | May 31 | 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Ed Center

 Karen Patchell, Be Well at Work Faculty & Staff Health Program; Kim Guess, Be Well at Work Faculty & Staff Health Program

 Gender Equity Resource Center, and Be Well at Work Faculty and Staff Health Programs

Fri 5/19 and 6/7; 8.30 am – 1 pm, Tang Education Center

R.A.D. for Women is a 9 hour comprehensive, women* and femmes course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. This course is part of Cal Self Defense for All (CSDA), a program that addresses violence and harassment in our community by empowering members of our community to know about the...   More >

The Global Rise of National Populism: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | May 31 – June 1, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 Shane Carter

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

News of the past few years has increasingly featured accounts of rising national populism in the form of public demonstrations, rhetoric, political leadership, public rhetoric, and more. To examine this global phenomenon, the 2019 Summer Institute for Community College Instructors pivots away from a World History focus toward Global Studies.

 This event is for community college teachers and AP-level high school teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 11.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

SOLD OUT: Drawing on the Run with Karen LeGault

Workshop | May 31 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Do you ever want to stop and sketch your views while you are traveling or visiting special places? Using pen and ink, pencil and colored pencil, we will go through some exercises to learn a few simple but effective techniques to record our experiences so we can enjoy them, or even work from them, later.

$75 / $65 UCBG Members

 SOLD OUT - email gardenprograms@berkeley.edu to be added to the waitlist.

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | May 31 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The 'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum is a forum for open inquiry and discussion about a wide range of recurring data science fundamentals, including information, uncertainty, entropy, bits, probability, machine learning, generalization, and others. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Big C Hike

Social Event | May 31 | 2-3:30 p.m. | International House, Front Steps

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office (BIO) advisers on this easy hike to enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay! Bring a camera to capture the moment and don't forget to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. The hike takes 1-1.5 hours. Meet at I-House front entrance on the steps. Bring water.

Gehen|Bleiben. Whether to remain or to leave. A film series focusing on the topic of migration in European documentaries and films: Bezness as Usual

Film - Feature | May 31 | 6-8 p.m. |  Goethe-Institut San Francisco | Auditorium

 Institute of European Studies, Department of History, Goethe-Institut San Francisco, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, Alliance Française San Francisco

Filmmaker Alex Pitstra was the love child of a holiday romance between Anneke and younger Mohsen in Tunisia. The couple married and settled in the Netherlands, but Mohsen left his young family and Holland after some years. Alex was raised by his single mother. One day, he receives a letter of Mohsen and decides to visit. In "Bezness as Usual" he attempts to get to know his father and straddle his...   More >

Eifman Ballet: The Pygmalion Effect (United States Premiere)

Performing Arts - Dance | May 31 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Eifman Ballet, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

For 40 years, across a shifting political climate for artists in his native Russia, the defiantly controversial choreographer Boris Eifman has created “works that hinge on extreme theatricality, acrobatic pas de deux, and spectacular effects” (The New Yorker) for his Saint Petersburg company. In The Pygmalion Effect, the company dances a brand-new ballet inspired by George Bernard Shaw’s...   More >

$36-135 (prices subject to change)

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Eifman Ballet performs Pygmalion Effect Friday-Sunday, May 31-June 2, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Hard Songs

Performing Arts - Music | May 31 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Four of the world's best singers of early music perform monstrously difficult polyphony that hasn't been heard since the fifteenth century. The concert is part of a symposium on the concept of difficulty organized by UC Berkeley Professor Emily Zazulia.

Cut Circle recaptures the gritty, intense experience of singing early music. They embrace confident singing and strong contrasts and take...   More >

$25 General Admission, $20 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $10 UCB students

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