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Friday, December 7, 2018

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

CAA Board of Directors Meeting

Meeting | December 7 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Alumni House
1:30 p.m. | Public Comment

Tang Center Tabling in Moffitt Library: De-stress with the Health Educators from the Tang Center

Information Session | December 5 – 7, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th Floor

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

Health educators from the Tang Center will be in Moffitt Library to pass out snacks, drinks, tips for staying healthy during RRR week and finals, and to provide you comfort during this stressful time.

Garden Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Sale | December 6 – 9, 2018 every day | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall

 Botanical Garden

Enjoy holiday shopping while finding beautiful and unusual gifts at our special holiday shopping party in the Garden’s Julia Morgan Hall. Choose from a curated selection of gifts from local vendors as well as unique hand-crafted gifts from the Garden. Proceeds from your holiday purchases will directly benefit the Botanical Garden.

Claim Your Story: A Conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston

Special Event | December 7 | 12-2 p.m. | 242 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Maxine Hong Kingston

 SLC Language Exchange Program

The Global Book Club, an initiative of the SLC Language Exchange Program, will host a conversation with esteemed American author Maxine Hong Kingston on December 7th, from 12-2PM. Join us to hear Kingston discuss her award-winning novel The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts and share insight...   More >

  RSVP online by December 6.

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | September 7 – December 7, 2018 the first Friday of the month every month | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, 766/768 CSHE Conference Room

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the University of California, the State of California or elsewhere for the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas and issues through:
Acquainting one another with their respective research
Discussing research strategies, data base use and data issues
Engaging...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

Professional Sequence in Editing Online Information Session

Information Session | December 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Liz McDonough, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Turn your editorial sensibilities into marketable skills for a rewarding editing or publishing career. Learn to fine-tune the written word. Our courses are taught by working professionals with years of experience, both online and in the classroom.

  Register online

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | December 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

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!

Farm Lunch! Students organize for food sovereignty!

Miscellaneous | December 7 | 12-3 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

 Campus Gardens

Students are at the heart of Berkeley's efforts to provide local, organic, and sustainability grown food to community members in need. In order to strengthen our relationships and foster new ones, we must come together in compassionate dialogue and learn from each other. In particular, the Gill Tract Community Farm needs the continued support of students in order to thrive. AND, the farm can be a...   More >

Women in Science in IB: Lunch with Rebecca Tarvin

Meeting | December 7 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 5192 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Rebecca Tarvin, Department of Integrative Biology

 Graduate Assembly

Are you interested in:

FROGS?
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS?
INTERNATIONAL FIELDWORK?
HOW TO APPLY FOR POST-DOCS, FACULTY POSITIONS, AND CURATORSHIPS?

Join us for lunch on December 7th with current Miller Postdoctoral Fellow and future MVZ/IB faculty Rebecca Tarvin!

Rebecca’s research program focuses on the evolution of acquired chemical defenses in poison frogs (Dendrobatidae) and fruit flies....   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 >

Travel and Visa Renewal Webinar

Information Session | December 7 | 2-3 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Learn about what to expect when traveling abroad and re-entering the U.S. Topics include: When a visa stamp is needed (and when it is not), documents you need to apply for a visa, the visa application process and timelines, security clearances, and travel to Canada and Mexico. A Question and Answer period will follow the presentation.

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.