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Friday, October 27, 2017

Clark Kerr Garden Open Work Hours

Tour/Open House | October 27 – December 8, 2017 every Friday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Clark Kerr Campus

 Campus Gardens

Located on the CKC campus, sponsored by UC Grounds Dept. and Cal Dining

Berkeley MEng On-Campus Information Session

Information Session | October 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 203 McLaughlin Hall

 Beth Hoch Leven, Director of Academic Affairs; Megan Braverman, Student Services and Admissions Advisor

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

UC Berkeley undergraduates are invited to learn more about our program and attend our on-campus information session on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 12-1pm.

  RSVP online

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 >

Hands On 10: Building on the Built: Artists' Books on Architecture

Reception | October 27 | 4-6 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 210 - Environmental Design Library Atrium


Artists’ books defy conventional “reading” and involve the viewer through sight, touch, and physical manipulation. These books are too often locked behind exhibit cases, but the Environmental Design Library will have 20 books related to architecture on hand for you to touch, turn pages, and experience.

Wine and light refreshments will be served

East Bay World History Reading Group: Africa's Discovery of Europe by David Northrup

Meeting | October 27 | 5-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 520C

 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

VR Happy Hour

Tour/Open House | October 27 | 5-7 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Makerspace on 1st Floor


Considering how popular our first VR Happy Hour was, we are happy to announce our second one!

Last time we faced the zombie apocalypse, what are we going to play this time? That is a mystery and we will be dropping hints throughout the month about our next game.

Put on your costume and celebrate Halloween early with us! There will be VR games, snacks, drinkes, and more!

*VR gameplay is...   More >

 Cal Id is required to access Moffitt Library.

iMix: Pumpkin Carving Night

Social Event | October 27 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Get into the Halloween spirit by joining us for a fun evening of pumpkin carving on Friday, October 27th at Wurster Hall from 5:30-7:30.

Show up on time to claim your FREE pumpkin, choose a category, and start carving! There will be prizes for the best pumpkins in each category--as well as food and fun for all!

There are a limited number of pumpkins, so reserve your spot now! You can sign...   More >