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Thursday, September 12, 2019

AI for Science Town Hall

Meeting | September 11 – 12, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The DOE National Laboratories are convening four town hall meetings aimed at collecting community input on the opportunities and challenges facing the scientific community in the era of convergence of High Performance Computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and the expected integration of large-scale simulation, advanced data analysis, data driven predictive modeling,...   More >

UCDC Info Session: Spring 2020 application deadline, September 19, 2019

Information Session | September 12 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and take classes in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

International Spouse & Partner Welcome Reception

Social Event | September 12 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | YWCA, Auditorium

 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join us at the International Spouse & Partner Reception to connect with fellow international spouses and families, campus and community resources, and learn more about J-2 work authorization! This event is co-hosted by the Berkeley International Office and the YWCA. Children are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Please register here.

Certificate Program in Business Administration Online Information Session

Information Session | September 12 | 11-11:30 a.m. |  Online

 Heather Liston

 UC Berkeley Extension

Business administration is a broad field that incorporates many types of management positions. From major corporations to independent businesses, every company needs skilled administrators in order to succeed and meet its goals. Learn how this certificate can help you change your career into the business world, advance in your current position or prepare you to pursue an M.B.A.

  Register online

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | August 29 – November 21, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.

Professional Program in User Experience (UX) Design Online Information Session

Information Session | September 12 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in User Experience Design gives you the training and knowledge you need to develop a portfolio to prepare to enter the field of UX design. Our instructors are experienced designers who bring real-world case studies and challenges to illuminate the theory behind UX. Find out how you can benefit from this curriculum and advance in the field.

 Free. Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

CAL STAPH Info Session: Learn about Public Health Volunteer Opportunities and Pizza

Orientation | September 12 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Ben Iwaszewicz, CAL STPAH

 Public Health, School of

Cal Student Assistance for Public Health (Cal STAPH) is an official student group at UC Berkeley that provides training and response opportunities to public health graduate students by assisting state and local health departments in California during outbreaks and other public health emergencies.

The mission of Cal STAPH is to train and deploy students to assist state and local health agencies...   More >

La Raza Law Journal Open House

Meeting | September 12 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 12 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 La Raza Law Journal

Jounr the La Raza Law Journal at our annual open house!

Yelp Tech Talk: Data Mesh at Yelp, An Evolution of Our Connector Ecosystem

Information Session | September 12 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Speaker: Steven M, Yelp Engineer.

Yelp has operated our connector ecosystem to feed vital data to domain-specific teams and data stores. We share some of our learning and experiences on operating such system. We will touch on what is the next phase of the system evolution.

We're providing dinner from Ike's Love & Sandwiches. RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/523899715036166/

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Big Ideas Information Session

Information Session | September 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall

 The Big Ideas Contest

Attend the first info session to learn about the contest requirements, get feedback on your idea, and network with fellow innovators. In addition, come hear from previous Big Ideas winner and team lead, Matt Turlock of Kaloum Bankhi (2019 winner), share his Big Ideas experience and how it helped shape him as a social innovator.