<< Week of June 23 >>

Sunday, June 23, 2019

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

Christ Stopped at Eboli: (Cristo si è fermato a Eboli)

Film - Feature | June 23 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the mountain village of Gagliano, in the impoverished Lucania region of south-central Italy, a proverb reflects the unchanging nature of the inhabitants’ isolation: even Christ stopped at Eboli, the town at the bottom of the bare and craggy hill. In 1935 Carlo Levi, the leftist writer, physician, and painter, was banished by the Fascist government to three years’ exile in Gagliano. His...   More >

Brahms, "A German Requiem": Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 23 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Ming Luke, Music Director; Ellen Leslie, Soprano; Andrew Pardini, Baritone

 BCCO

Free event, open to the public.

Redwood Grove Fashion Show

Performing Arts - Other | June 23 | 4-6 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Save the date! More details and information coming soon!

We are pleased to announce that the UC BOTANICAL GARDEN AT BERKELEY will host a nature-inspired Redwood Grove Fashion Show with original garments, textiles, and sculptural adornments created in a collaboration by Bay Area fashion talent directly inspired in and by the Botanical Garden.

$85 Regular, $75 Member

  Register online

Performance: Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids

Performing Arts - Other | June 23 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Dynamic members of the Bay Area jazz scene since the 1970s, Idris Ackamoor ☥ and the Pyramids perform an evening of their signature intergalactic jazz funk, afrobeat grooves, and hypnotic licks. The lineup features Ackamoor, Sandy Poindexter, Lionel Tanner, Bobby Cobb, Abdul Waheed, and a special guest.

The Pyramids were founded in 1972 when alto saxophonist Idris Ackamoor and original...   More >

Northern Lights

Film - Feature | June 23 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Northern Lights is Cine Manifest’s goal of creating politically charged features made manifest, a stunning, gritty recreation of Midwestern agrarian life circa 1915, a sort of prequel to The Grapes of Wrath. Both Midwesterners themselves, directors Hanson and Nilsson root out the origins of the Nonpartisan League, a short-lived grassroots political movement that organized against corporate...   More >

Monday, June 24, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

Workshop | June 24 – 27, 2019 every day | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall

 Data Sciences

Led by Professor David Wagner, recipient of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award and Foundations of Data Science (Data 8) co-instructor, this workshop is intended for faculty who are actively engaged in developing and offering a data science curriculum.

Can Litigation be a Tool to Reduce Gun Violence?

Conference/Symposium | June 24 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Hillel

 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA

 Nancy Donovan, Berkeley Law

 Law, Boalt School of

Bringing together civil justice practitioners and scholars, this program seeks to create a better understanding of gun violence litigation and share results of recent research and strategies to reduce gun violence injuries.

Can Litigation Be a Tool for Reducing Gun Violence?

Conference/Symposium | June 24 | 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m. |  Hillel

 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Civil Justice Research Initiative

The program brings together civil justice practitioners and scholars from different disciplines to better understand gun violence litigation, share results of recent research and discuss strategies to reduce injuries from gun violence.

$0 free

  Registration opens June 15. Register online

Beyond the Research Paper: Project-Based Methods to Eleveate Civic Discourse

Workshop | June 24 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Now more than ever teachers need to design writing prompts that aim to elevate civic discourse. In this session, participants will experience project-based, student-centered methods that promote critical questioning and bring the researched argument to life – especially for Long-Term English Learners. Each practice is designed to spark lively student-to-student discussion about complex text....   More >

Undergrad Academic Success and Culture Webinar

Information Session | June 24 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Current undergraduate international students from diverse backgrounds will share the key shifts they made to identify and meet academic expectations at UC Berkeley. You'll learn how to avoid common mistakes, hear about resources that support your success...   More >

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

Workshop | June 24 – 27, 2019 every day | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall

 Data Sciences

Led by Professor David Wagner, recipient of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award and Foundations of Data Science (Data 8) co-instructor, this workshop is intended for faculty who are actively engaged in developing and offering a data science curriculum.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

Workshop | June 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Carmen Johnston, The Bay Area Writing Project; Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Do you want want to deepen your understanding of equity in a supportive environment? Are you ready to strengthen your cadre of colleagues who not only understand foundational concepts of equity but also feel empowered to interrupt inequity as it arises in their own classrooms and around campus? Join us for a workshop that focuses on building equity inquiry groups among colleagues so that your...   More >

Grad Academic Success and Culture Webinar

Information Session | June 25 | 9-10:30 a.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Current graduate international students from diverse backgrounds will share the key shifts they made to identify and meet academic expectations at UC Berkeley. You'll learn how to avoid common mistakes, hear about resources that support your success...   More >

ALI JAVEY lab and LIWEI LIN Lab at Sensors Expo 2019, June 25

Conference/Symposium | June 25 | 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Hnin Yin Nyein, ALI JAVEY Research Lab, Researcher, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center; Yu Long, LIWEI LIN Research Lab, Researcher, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, June 25-27
Free EXPO or Conference Discount Code BSAC100

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions Online Information Session

Information Session | June 25 | 11-11:45 a.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Whether you are a career changer or already working in the field, understand how this program can help you plan an academic program of study and initiate the graduate- school application process.

  Make reservations online

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

Golden Bear Advising: Intro to Study Abroad for Freshmen and Transfer Students

Information Session | June 25 | 4-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Online

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Plan early and strategically in order to make the most of your time at Cal!

Learn how you can study abroad at Berkeley while gaining credit toward your degree. This online information session will cover the types of programs available, financial aid, and steps to apply.

Register here: https://my.demio.com/ref/024bZi7CnrMyo5Gf

Caminos de la Ciencia -Encendiendo las neuronas a control remoto

Presentation | June 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez branch, Oakland Public Library, Suite 271

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Miriam Hernández-Morales, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

 Science@Cal

El cerebro es nuestro órgano más complejo y fascinante porque nos permite ser lo que somos. El cerebro produce cada uno de nuestros pensamientos, decisiones, emociones, aprendizajes y memorias. Las preguntas que han intrigado a la humanidad por mucho tiempo son: ¿cómo hace el cerebro para cumplir todas sus funciones? ¿cómo se conectan los miles de millones de neuronas en un cerebro humano?...   More >

Neurons - Image: Miriam Hernández-Morales

Remote Control to Switch Neurons On: This presentation will be given in Spanish

Colloquium | June 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 271 Oakland Public Library

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601

 Miriam Hernandez-Morales, UC Berkeley

 Science@Cal

The brain is the most complex and fascinating organ because it makes us who we are. The brain produces each of our thoughts, decisions, feelings, learnings, and memories. Humankind has been intrigued for a long time with questions such as: how does the brain work? How are the billion neurons interconnected in a human brain? How is information coded by the neurons? Although we still lack all the...   More >

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

Workshop | June 24 – 27, 2019 every day | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall

 Data Sciences

Led by Professor David Wagner, recipient of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award and Foundations of Data Science (Data 8) co-instructor, this workshop is intended for faculty who are actively engaged in developing and offering a data science curriculum.

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

KRIS PISTER Lab at Sensors Expo 2019, June 26: Booth #1439

Conference/Symposium | June 26 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Brian Kilberg, KRIS PISTER Research Lab, Researcher, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, June 25-27
Free EXPO or Conference Discount Code BSAC100

Computer Health Matters: User Friendly Workstations (BEUHS400)

Workshop | June 26 | 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

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

Workshop | June 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Carmen Johnston, The Bay Area Writing Project; Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Do you want want to deepen your understanding of equity in a supportive environment? Are you ready to strengthen your cadre of colleagues who not only understand foundational concepts of equity but also feel empowered to interrupt inequity as it arises in their own classrooms and around campus? Join us for a workshop that focuses on building equity inquiry groups among colleagues so that your...   More >

Keyboards and Mice: Ergonomic Alternatives (BEUHS401)

Workshop | June 26 | 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

Caregiver Challenges: Roles and Responsibilities (BEUHS143)

Workshop | June 26 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including roles and responsibilities of the caregiver and other family members; the caregiver-care receiver relationship; expectations you and others have of you; and feeling responsible but not having control. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources provided.

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.

Human Desire

Film - Feature | June 26 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Lang’s remake of Renoir’s La bête humaine reunites his stars from The Big Heat. Glenn Ford is just back from the Korean War, ignoring the advances of his landlord’s daughter and heading straight for Gloria Grahame’s seductively puckered mouth. Problem is, Grahame has a husband. Lang replaces Renoir’s humanism with a sense of determinism and perverse doom, continually arranging the characters...   More >

Human Desire

Film - Feature | June 26 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Lang’s remake of Renoir’s La bête humaine reunites his stars from The Big Heat. Glenn Ford is just back from the Korean War, ignoring the advances of his landlord’s daughter and heading straight for Gloria Grahame’s seductively puckered mouth. Problem is, Grahame has a husband. Lang replaces Renoir’s humanism with a sense of determinism and perverse doom, continually arranging the characters...   More >

Thursday, June 27, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

Workshop | June 24 – 27, 2019 every day | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall

 Data Sciences

Led by Professor David Wagner, recipient of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award and Foundations of Data Science (Data 8) co-instructor, this workshop is intended for faculty who are actively engaged in developing and offering a data science curriculum.

Free Expo code "BSAC100" at Sensors Expo 2019, June 26-27: Booth #1439

Conference/Symposium | June 27 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, June 25-27
Free EXPO or Conference Discount Code BSAC100

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

Workshop | June 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Carmen Johnston, The Bay Area Writing Project; Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Do you want want to deepen your understanding of equity in a supportive environment? Are you ready to strengthen your cadre of colleagues who not only understand foundational concepts of equity but also feel empowered to interrupt inequity as it arises in their own classrooms and around campus? Join us for a workshop that focuses on building equity inquiry groups among colleagues so that your...   More >

Gradient flows and entropy inequalities in dissipative quantum systems

Seminar | June 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Jan Maas, IST Austria

 Department of Statistics

At the end of the 1990s it was discovered by
Jordan/Kinderlehrer/Otto that the diffusion equation is a gradient flow
in the space of probability measures, where the driving functional is
the Boltzmann-Shannon entropy, and the dissipation mechanism is given by
the 2-Wasserstein metric from optimal transport. This result has been
the starting point for striking developments at the...   More >

Shape and magnetism of f-element complexes

Seminar | June 27 | 1-2 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Prof. Mauro Perfetti, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

 College of Chemistry

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

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Rupa and the April Fishes + Shake Your Peace!

Performing Arts - Music | June 27 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Rupa & the April Fishes; Shake Your Peace!

 Botanical Garden

Summer concert with Rupa and the April Fishes and Shake Your Peace!

General $29 / UCBG Members $27 / Youth (5 - 17) $18

 SOLD OUT. Buy tickets online

Introduction to Therapeutic Ketamine (or God in a Bottle)

Lecture | June 27 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Ketamine is medicine that is primarily used as a surgical anesthetic, but which also has rapid-acting antidepressant effects and visionary properties. Dr. Bennett will describe different ways of working with therapeutic ketamine, including low-dose infusions (biological approach), ketamine-facilitated psychotherapy (psychological approach), and psychedelic ketamine journeys (shamanic approach)....   More >

$6-14

  Buy tickets online

Over-Under, Sideways-Down

Film - Feature | June 27 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Over-Under, Sideways-Down explores the politics of everyday life in America through the experiences of a working-class couple, Roy and Jan Stannis, who live with their two children in a cramped tract home. An assembly line worker in a steel plant, Roy entertains the fantasy of moving from the local semi-pro baseball team, for which he plays third base, to the big leagues. “It’s just a matter of...   More >

Friday, June 28, 2019

Aftermindfulness Urban Retreat

Special Event | June 28 – 29, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-11 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom, Lower Sproul

 https://www.aftermindfulness.org/

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

This June, hundreds from around the Bay Area and the World will join together in Berkeley for an Urban Retreat to ask “What’s After Mindfulness?”
2 Days of Meditation + Yoga + Talks + Festival
All event activities will take place in a central location on the UC Berkeley campus, creating opportunities for learning, community building, random interactions, and individual contemplation. Local...   More >

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

Workshop | June 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Carmen Johnston, The Bay Area Writing Project; Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Do you want want to deepen your understanding of equity in a supportive environment? Are you ready to strengthen your cadre of colleagues who not only understand foundational concepts of equity but also feel empowered to interrupt inequity as it arises in their own classrooms and around campus? Join us for a workshop that focuses on building equity inquiry groups among colleagues so that your...   More >

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | June 28 | 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.

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | June 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.

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

Chris Wiggins: Columbia University and NY Times: What should future statisticians, CEOs, and senators know about the history and ethics of data?

Seminar | June 28 | 2-3 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Chris Wiggins, Columbia University, New York Times

 Data Sciences

Chris Wiggins, associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times, will give an overview of lessons learned teaching his new course, "Data: Past, Present, and Future." The course traces intellectual technical advances from the 18th Century through the present, pairing them with critical inquiry into the forces that encouraged and...   More >

Three by Kenneth Anger

Film - Short | June 28 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Keenly attuned to the mythopoeic resonance of popular songs, Kenneth Anger’s films presaged the use of rock ’n’ roll in narrative cinema as well as the way that cinema would later be employed to give rock songs a visual dimension for TV. The three films on this program illustrate his uncanny genius and his ability, as David E. James writes, to visualize “the ambiguities of rock ’n’ roll’s social...   More >

The Eyes of Orson Welles

Film - Feature | June 28 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Best known for his television documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey, filmmaker Mark Cousins here adopts the form of a film essay, a letter from himself to Orson Welles. In this idiosyncratic and highly personal work, he muses on Welles’s life, career, and visual imagination. Cousins gained rare access to hundreds of sketches, drawings, and paintings made by Welles, and he uses these images to...   More >