<< Week of August 13 >>

Monday, August 12, 2019

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | August 12 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall


 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Humans Read in Tooth and Claw

Seminar | August 13 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, ON-AIR ONLY, Radio broadcast, 90.7 FM

 Marianne Brasil, Department of Integrative Biology; Andrew Saintsing, Department of Integrative Biology


Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Marianne Brasil from the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. Marianne is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on the evolution of human beings.

Marianne in the field

BPM 202 Communicating with Impact

Workshop | August 13 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers fundamental tools and techniques to communicate effectively with your team, colleagues, manager, and other across the organization.

  Register online

August Open Berkeley Site Builder Training

Workshop | August 13 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building

 2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Information Services and Technology (IST)

Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.

Microsoft Excel Scenario Analysis

Course | August 13 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Human Resources

This course details the process of analyzing data scenarios using Microsoft Excel calculations and feature sets. Emphasis is placed on detection of cell and range equivalencies and anomalies. Learning Objectives * Create formulas and functions to validate equal cell values or detect discrepancies. * Generate Sparklines to graphically render variations in data sets. * Create conditional functions...   More >

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Special Seminar: Fibring of manifolds and groups

Seminar | August 13 | 2-3 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

 Dawid Kielak, University of Bielefeld

 Department of Mathematics

A central question in 3-manifold topology was the Virtual Fibring Conjecture of Thurston, which states that every closed hyperbolic $3$-manifold virtually fibres over the circle. We will discuss Ian Agol's proof of the conjecture, and investigate how one can prove similar statements in the realm of group theory.

Special Seminar: Property (T) for $Aut(F_n)$

Seminar | August 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

 Dawid Kielak, University of Bielefeld

 Department of Mathematics

We will look into an inductive approach to establishing Kazhdan's property (T) for $SL_n({\mathbb Z})$ and $Aut(F_n)$, and see how one can use computer calculations to cover the base case of the induction.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the PMP® Exam

Panel Discussion | August 14 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the most highly regarded credential in the profession. World-wide, there are over 825,000 PMPs, and it is one of the most common requirements in project manager job descriptions.

There is only one path to obtaining this credential—you have to pass the PMP exam.

That is easier said than done,...   More >

  Register online

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Design Thinking Tools to Build Your Career

Workshop | August 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Feeling stuck? Unsure about your next career step? Curious about how to get started in a new field or role? This workshop employs design thinking to explore how you can create a sustainable life and work where you thrive. Learn tools to help you navigate your career path, get unstuck, and try out easy changes to increase your wellbeing and satisfaction at work.

  Register online

Microsoft SharePoint Site Design

Course | August 15 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Virtual Classroom

 Human Resources

This course details the process of designing new SharePoint Sites and Subsites. Emphasis is placed on App management, security permissions, and content design and formatting. Learning Objectives * Understand the underlying structure and hierarchy of Sites, Subsites, and Apps. * Preview examples of key SharePoint Site templates and baseline features. * Create a new SharePoint Site and define...   More >

  Register online

Friday, August 16, 2019

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | August 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Building Your Compass: Exploration for Seasoned Staff

Workshop | August 16 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This 4-part series is intended for staff who want to shape the culminating 5-10 years of their careers to leverage their generativity and experience at a life stage when the factors that most enrich their engagement, satisfaction and reward may be shifting. Over 4 sessions, the series will look to the past, present and future to explore the facets of your own particular "compass." Registering...   More >

How to Write a Research Proposal Workshop

Workshop | August 16 | 4-5 p.m. | 14 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Need to write a grant proposal? This workshop is for you! You'll get a head start on defining your research question, developing a lit review and project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.

Open to all UC Berkeley students.