<< Week of February 23 >>

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

Barrel-Aged Whiskey Tasting with Wright and Brown

Special Event | February 23 | 4-6 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Learn how various woods can affect the aging and taste of locally crafted whiskeys with Wright & Brown Distilling Co, based in Oakland. Taste a variety of whiskeys discover the importance of oak barrels and nibble on snacks while looking out onto the California oaks.

$60, $55 members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Monday, February 24, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

Machine Learning and Science Forum

Meeting | January 27 – May 4, 2020 every other Monday | 1:30-2:30 p.m. |  Virtual Participation via Zoom

 Map

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Find out more on the BIDS website: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

CalSTAPH and SCIL Summer MPH Internship Mixer

Information Session | February 24 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Graduate Assembly

Join the Cal Student Assistance for Public Health (Cal STAPH) & the Student Collaborative for Impact Leadership (SCIL) for the 2020 MPH Summer Internship Mixer! Come mingle with second year MPH students, ask about their summer internship experiences, and enjoy delicious tacos!

Oracle Tech Talk: Database In-Memory: At the Heart of Multi-Model Convergence

Information Session | February 24 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Join Aurosish, Senior Development Manager from the Data Engine group.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

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.

Solar Spring Break: Chipotle Fundraiser

Sale | February 25 | 4-8 p.m. |  Sproul Plaza

 Student Environmental Resource Center

The SSB Team is back with another fundraiser! Don't forget to mention us when you buy your Chipotle between 4PM-8PM. 33% of your proceeds will be used to fundraise for our service learning trip to install solar panels in Oakland and Sacramento.

Creative Jam!

Special Event | February 25 | 4-10:15 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Michelle Rial, Author of "Am I Overthinking This"; Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Greater Good Science Center

 Creative Lab, Academic Innovation Studio, Student Technology Fund, Adobe

Get your Jam on! The biggest Cal design event of the year. Compete in an app building contest with a group of other students. Grab some
dinner and hear from superstar guest speakers. Present your work to students, faculty, and industry pros to win incredible prizes like Post Malone concert tickets and $200 gift cards.

Don’t want to compete? No problem—hang out, make new friends, get seriously...   More >

 Anyone can come, but only UC Berkeley Students can compete!

Cloud Computing Meetup

Social Event | January 28 – December 29, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Skydeck, Penthouse (PH) floor

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Division of Data Science, IST/OCIO, Research IT,

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice will be holding our monthly meetup in the Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse. We have some excellent guests and topics and hope to see you there.

Everyone is welcome - this is a really inclusive group! You don't have to be an expert, or already know about cloud technologies; we get together so people can learn from each other. The Berkeley SkyDeck is at...   More >

UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup

Meeting | August 27, 2019 – August 25, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse

 Data Sciences

This meetup is aimed at bringing together students, researchers, faculty, IT staff and the wider local community to learn, share and discuss our work in designing and operating services built on cloud computing architectures.

We will feature speakers and engaging discussions around current issues in cloud computing often with an enterprise focus.

Salesforce Info-session and Panel: APM at Salesforce

Information Session | February 25 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Learn about the Associate Product Manager Program at Salesforce from
current Salesforce APMs. Come hungry - dinner will be provided.

Our Futureforce University Recruiting Program is dedicated to attracting, retaining, and
cultivating next-generation talent. Our interns and new graduates work in offices across the
globe on real projects that affect how our business runs, and they have the...   More >

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

Professional Program in Graphic Design Online Information Session

Information Session | February 26 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in Graphic Design offers a study of design principles and an appreciation of historical and current trends. Find out how you can learn from industry professionals to build a portfolio and advance in the field.

  Register online

Game Night iMix

Social Event | February 26 | 5-7 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Who's got game? Find out at BIO’s upcoming Game Night iMix! We'll have a wide variety of challenging, hilarious, and fun games to choose from, including board games, word games, and trivia — and prizes for the winners, of course! Come for the games, stay for the snacks, laughs, and new friends. It’s going to be all fun and games!

Jane Street: CStimathon at UC Berkeley!

Information Session | February 26 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Jane Street will be hosting a CStimathon at UC Berkeley!

Register as an individual or team here by February 24th (https://tinyurl.com/cstimathonucb). Food will be provided. All majors welcome.

In teams, you'll attempt 13 problems in 30 minutes, challenging your trivial knowledge of computers, Cal, or anything at all. Be prepared to come up with the best set of confidence intervals! They...   More >

Certificate Program in Accounting

Information Session | February 26 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 714 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 Heather Liston, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate can help you change careers into the accounting field, understand accounting concepts and techniques to better perform your current non-accounting work or prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.

  Register online

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

Public Service Internship Information Session

Information Session | February 27 | 10-11 a.m. | 218 Eshleman Hall

 Public Service Center

Come to learn how to intern with a local government, nonprofit or grassroots advocacy organization.

Professional Program in User Experience (UX) Design Online Information Session

Information Session | February 27 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in User Experience Design gives you the training and knowledge you need to develop a portfolio to prepare to enter the field of UX design. Our instructors are experienced designers who bring real-world case studies and challenges to illuminate the theory behind UX. Find out how you can benefit from this curriculum and advance in the field.

 Free. Register online

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditations

Miscellaneous | February 6 – April 30, 2020 every Thursday | 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. All are welcome to drop in on Thursdays at noon throughout the spring semester.

Real Impact of "Artificial Intelligence" - AI Punch Berkeley

Special Event | February 27 | 5:30-9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 Sri Satish Ambati, co-founder and CEO, H2O.ai; Andrew Byrnes, Venture Capital - AI, Micron Technology; Ankur Dinesh Garg, Chief of AI, Sonasoft.Corp; Shehzad Merchant, CTO, Gigamon; Lucas Wang, Managing Partner, Comet Labs

 Michael Wu, Chief AI Strategist, Pros

 UC Berkeley Extension, IQAI VC

UC Berkeley Extension and IQAI VC are thrilled to launch a series of events targeted at discovering the future promised by Artificial Intelligence.

Join us on February 27 at 5:30 pm at UC Berkeley Extension's San Francisco Center for the first event in this new series. After welcoming speeches by Dr. Frederick T. Wehrle and Amit Jain, you will learn more about the relevance of AI for end users...   More >

  Make reservations online

Friday, February 28, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

East Bay World History Reading Group: In Discussion with author Samar Habib

Meeting | February 28 | 5-7 p.m. |  ORIAS Office

 1995 University Ave Suite 520D, Berkeley, CA 94704

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.

  Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu

Sarah Chan: Escaped from Sex Trafficking

Miscellaneous | February 28 | 6-8 p.m. | 4101 Berkeley Way West

 Sarah Chan

 Darryl Diptee

Once married to a terrifying sex trafficker, Sarah barely escaped with her three daughters in the middle of the night and received asylum status in the United States. She is now a community leader who raises awareness around sex trafficking, domestic violence, and food insecurity.

Join us to hear Sarah’s amazing story of triumph in the face of incredible odds, and how she uses lessons learned...   More >

 RSVP Required. No children under 18, ID required

  RSVP online by February 26.

Sarah Chan at UC Berkeley Poster Image

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Free Books! African American Studies Reading Room

Special Event | February 6 – 29, 2020 every day | 675 Barrows Hall

 Department of African American Studies

In honor of Black History Month the African American Studies Department invites you to drop by and adopt free books from our Reading Room.

Roving Ambassador Two-day Training

Information Session | February 29 | 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Canceled

 Perry Hall, UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Roving Ambassador Two-day Training

Do you love plants and nature? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Become a Roving Ambassador at the UC Botanical Garden!

 This is day two of a 2-day training. To register, please go to February 22.

Our Monologues 2020 Benefit Performances: Phases of Healing: Many Moons

Special Event | February 29 | 7-9:30 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Gender Equity Resource Center, V-Day at Berkeley (Our Monologues)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2/29 and 3/1 shows will be moved to Dwinelle 155 on unceded Huichin Ohlone land.

$12-16 sliding scale - OurMons table on Upper Sproul Plaza ~10-2pm W-F, $12 + online fee online

 Tickets: OurMons table on Upper Sproul Plaza M-F~10-2pm. Tickets will be sold online about on hour before the show. We will sell any remaining tickets at the door about 6pm. Tickets go on sale February 7. Buy tickets online