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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Big Give

Special Event | March 8 |  Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Big Give is UC Berkeley's annual online fundraising event. Stay tuned for ways to donate to SERC!

The Big Give for International House: Share the I-House love!

Special Event | March 8 | -9 p.m. |  International House

 International House

I-House will be participating in UC Berkeley's Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz on March 8th. This year I-House will be celebrating its 88th anniversary in August. The first 88 donations to I-House, regardless of size, will be matched with an additional $100. So, all gifts make a bigger impact! This support enables us to expand our programs and provide financial aid so others can be a...   More >

Tea Around The World

Social Event | March 5 – 8, 2018 every day with exceptions |  Sproul Plaza

 Berkeley Food Institute

The event is aimed at spreading cultural awareness among students with specific emphasis on Tea drinking and agriculture.

It also is to promote sustainability and equitable food systems, as we plan to use only organic, fair-trade ingredients.

Finally, the event is a way to display the ideals of food, health and wellness which are the foundations that Kabira is built upon.

Big Give 2018 at CED

Special Event | March 8 |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Join the College of Environmental Design in raising money for the CED Diversity Fund for Student Support on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

Support Berkeley History for Big Give

Special Event | March 8 |  Online at BigGive.Berkeley.edu

 Department of History

Big Give is an online fundraising event that gives you and the entire Cal community — alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends — the chance to come together to support your favorite schools and programs, and help those schools and programs win prize money.

The Big Give at EECS

Special Event | March 8 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The Big Give is U.C. Berkeley's annual fundraising event. EECS alumni, parents, collaborators, students, faculty, staff, and friends will have the opportunity to come together to show our support for the EECS department. With your help, we can remain one of the finest departments in the No. 1 public university in the world. We hope you will join us!

GWE Breakfast Social

Social Event | March 8 | 9-10 a.m. |  Anthony Hall

 Graduate Assembly

Come hang out with the Graduate Women of Engineering for a Breakfast Social! Free food and coffee are provided, all you need to do is join us and socialize!

Senate Faculty Meeting

Meeting | March 8 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | 15 Haviland Hall

 Social Welfare, School of

I-House Moments Lunch in the Dining Commons: Share your I-House Moment and get free I-House swag

Special Event | March 8 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  International House

 International House

I-House Moments Lunch in the Dining Commons
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Your I-House experience is made up of many memorable moments. Moments of realization. Moments of glory. A-ha moments of truth and moments you will remember for the rest of your days. Was it when you attended an event, moved into I-House, met your roommate for the first time, had coffee with friends during Coffee Hour? We would love...   More >

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah -- Student Salon

Meeting | March 8 | 12 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center

 Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

 Department of English

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is a journalist, essayist and critic whose work on such figures as Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, and Kendrick Lamar has been widely acclaimed and featured in The New York Times, The Believer, The Paris Review, VQR, and Transition, amongst several other outlets and publications. Her essay on the comedian Dave Chappelle, “If He Hollers Let Him Go,” received enthusiastic notice...   More >

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 >

Coffee hour w/alumnus Robbie Snyder

Information Session | March 8 | 3-4 p.m. | 256 University Hall

 Robbie Snyder

 Center for Global Public Health

Join us for an hour of coffee and conversation!
Robbie will be discussing how his MPH and Doctoral work in the School of Public Health prepared him for a career as an epidemiologist working for the State of California. Citing examples from his graduate work and work at the CDPH, he will describe specific funding streams available to him, as well as the abundance of opportunities that are...   More >

Reception in Honor of Nick Jewell (elected to the National Academy of Medicine)

Reception | March 8 | 4-6 p.m. | Faculty Club, Howard Room

 Public Health, School of

The Biostatistics Program would like to invite you to a reception in honor of Nick Jewell that will be held at the Howard Room in the UC Berkeley Faculty Club on Thursday, March 8, from 4-6 pm. This reception will celebrate his election to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors possible in the fields of health and medicine. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Please...   More >

Rubrik Info-Session and Tech Talk

Information Session | March 8 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come learn about the interesting machine learning applications at Rubrik!

Soham shares the different applications of machine learning in the data management space and how Rubrik is applying it to their technology. In the last 4 years, Rubrik has pioneered a new industry called cloud data management. We’ve created the technology that makes it easy for businesses to securely store, access, and...   More >

TRANSOC Oral Exam Info Session

Information Session | March 8 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 412 McLaughlin Hall

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Students will discuss their experiences in taking the comprehensive oral examinations that are administered in the Institute of Transportation Studies. Current students are welcome to ask students about their experiences.