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Friday, February 10, 2017

Pac-12 Student-Training Session

Information Session | February 10 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Haas Pavilion, Club Room & in the Pac-12 TV Truck Behind Haas

Pac-12 Networks, Pac-12 Networks

 Pac-12 Networks

The Pac-12 Networks is conducting a student-training session on Friday, Feb. 10, at Haas Pavilion for those interested in the sports television industry. This free event is open to UC Berkeley students. The training consists of a tour/training of a mobile truck control room, hands on camera training, and a Q&A panel with Pac-12 Staff members, after which the Pac-12 will provide lunch.


  Registration opens February 8. Register online by February 10.

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.


Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 10 | 10-11 a.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation.

Several prizes may be awarded, each...   More >

Berkeley Summer Abroad - Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic Info Session

Information Session | February 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 360 Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Travel across multiple countries and explore the limits of coexistence in both the "old" and "new" Europe.

The program focuses on both historical and contemporary minorities: the Jews of Europe and most specifically Poland; the Roma of Northern Bohemia; the Vietnamese in Prague, the Turkish in Germany and recent refugees across European Union member states.

For more information, please...   More >

Maps and More: Mapping the Dakota Access Pipeline

Tour/Open House | February 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 50 McCone Hall


This event is a collaboration of the Ethnic Studies Library, Geography graduate students, and the Earth Sciences & Map Library. We will feature maps of oil and gas infrastructure, as well as ones that illustrate the region's complex history and dynamics. Cartographer Molly Roy will also give a short introduction to her research and process in creating her map.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

How to Write a Research Proposal Workshop

Information Session | February 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll

 Office of Undergraduate Research

If you need to write a grant proposal, this workshop is for you! You'll get a headstart on defining your research question, developing a project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.

The workshop is open to all UC-Berkeley students (undergraduate, graduate, and visiting scholars) regardless of academic discipline. It will be especially useful for...   More >

Cal Alumni Club of the Peninsula: Chinese New Years Banquet

Social Event | February 10 | 6 p.m. |  China Village Restaurant

  600 Ralston Ave,, Belmont, CA 94002

 Cal Alumni Club of the Peninsula

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with the Cal Alumni Club of the Peninsula. Join fellow Cal Alumni as we feast on a traditional Chinese Banquet and listen to club members explain the significance and symbolism of this long time tradition.

$35 Early registration Before 1/26/17, $40 after deadline

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What are you willing to do?: Fundraiser for NoDAPL and Climate Activists who Shutdown Oil Pipelines

Special Event | February 10 | 7 p.m. | 145 Dwinelle Hall

Diablo Rising Tide, Diablo Rising Tide

 American Cultures, Diablo Tide Rising

No one turned away for lack of funds.

Five climate activists are willing to go to jail for
decades to stop climate change. What are we willing
to do? How important is it to support these types of