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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

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Christmas Tree Sale: Hosted by the Cal Forestry Club

Holiday | December 2 – 7, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Mulford Hall

 Cal Forestry Club

Local and sustainably-harvested trees.

Preorders are available until November 29. To preorder, go to:
tinyurl.com/orderatree

Berkeley Art Studio's Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Gifts, arts, crafts, handmade by local artists

Holiday | December 1 – 10, 2018 every day | 12-10 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

 Berkeley Art Studio

Need holiday gifts but are tired of shopping at the same old big-box stores and online-mega-retailers? Pick up your holiday gifts at the Berkeley Art Studio‘s Holiday Pop-Up Shop on the UC Berkley campus. We carry artist-made ceramics, drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, holiday cards, jewelry, and more!

Certificate Program in Human Resource Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 4 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.

  Register online

The New Abnormal: A Town Hall on California's Fires and the Future

Meeting | December 4 | 12-1 p.m. | The Commonwealth Club, Taube Family Auditorium

 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

 Greg Dalton, Founder, Climate One

 J. Keith Gilless, Professor of Forest Economics, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM); Thom Porter, Chief of Strategic Planning, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection; Kurtis Alexander, Water, Wildfire, and Climate Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Maggi Kelly, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM)

 Climate One

Wildfires have always been part of life for the state of California. However, in the past year the state has seen 7 of its 20 most destructive wildfires ever, including the recent Camp Fire in Butte County, which directly impacted the Bay Area for days, and the Woolsey Fire in Malibu outside of Los Angeles. Combined, both fires cost hundreds of lives and caused billions of dollars in...   More >

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.

2019 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | December 4 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant 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 students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a social engagement project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000.

CEDSOC End of Semester Meeting

Meeting | December 4 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design Students of Color

Join CEDSOC for a break during RRR week. Enjoy food and learn updates for various CEDSOC campaigns.

Event is sponsored by the UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly and is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at accessibility@berkeley.edu.

Student to Student Peer Counseling: In Moffitt Library for RRR Week

Special Event | December 3 – 9, 2018 every day | 6-10 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Room 350C on 3rd Floor

 Student to Student Peer Counseling

Student to Student Peer Counseling will be available in Moffitt Library room 350C from 6-10pm during RRR week for drop in counseling sessions.

Hult Prize-UC Berkeley Competition: Final Pitch Event

Miscellaneous | December 4 | 6-8:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room, Cheit Hall

 Berkeley Haas Center for Social Sector Leadership, Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program

The challenge for each team involved in the 10th Anniversary Hult Prize will be to build the foundations of a venture that will provide meaningful work for 10,000 youth within the next decade.

Join us on December 4th and watch the top 10 UC Berkeley teams pitch products and solutions that will change the world. The 1st place winner moves on to the regional competition and one step closer to...   More >