<< July 2019 >>

Monday, July 1, 2019

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | July 1 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Delegation Skills: BPM 205

Workshop | July 2 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Kathy Mendonca

 Human Resources

The content covers planning and preparing to delegate a task or project, communicating effectively when delegating, and planning for follow-up to ensure successful task or project completion.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | July 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

B-BAY High School Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Creativity Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | July 6 |  Haas School of Business

 Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, & Creativity session from July 6, 2019 through July 20, 2019.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

 rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online or by calling Olive Davis at 510-643-0923, or by emailing Olive Davis at omdavis@haas.berkeley.edu by April 30.

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Family Workshop: Pouch Making

Workshop | July 7 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Join this month’s Family Workshop at the Hearst Museum! Create and decorate leather pouches and learn about the cultural significance and uses of these carrying devices. This is a drop-in workshop for all ages. Bring the whole family for this activity included free with museum admission.

  RSVP online

Monday, July 8, 2019

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Space for Education: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers – Panel event organized conjointly by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco and UC Berkeley Extension

Panel Discussion | July 8 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608 -609

 Diana Wu, Dean of UC Berkeley Extension, UC Berkeley Extension

 Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg – Minister of Economy – Minister of Health, Luxembourg Government

 Dr. Simon Pete Worden, Executive Director, Breakthrough Initiatives; former Director of NASA Ames Research Center, Breakthrough Initiatives

 UC Berkeley Extension, Grand Duche of Luxembourg - Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco

The Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco and UC Berkeley Extension are thrilled to invite you to a unique panel discussion on July 8, 2019:
Space for Education: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers.

  Register online

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

NGSS High School Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | July 9 – 10, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | TBD Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Be part of this exciting opportunity bringing California high school teachers of Chemistry in the Earth System together for the purpose of building expertise, working with course development tools, and sharing exemplary instructional materials.

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online or or by emailing Lynn Barakos at lbarakos@berkeley.edu by June 1.

Leading Change: BPM 207

Workshop | July 9 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Kathy Mendonca; Craig Mielcarski

 Human Resources

The content provides the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead a team through a change initiative.

July Open Berkeley Site Builder Training

Workshop | July 9 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building

 2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Information Services and Technology (IST)

Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

NGSS High School Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | July 9 – 10, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | TBD Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Be part of this exciting opportunity bringing California high school teachers of Chemistry in the Earth System together for the purpose of building expertise, working with course development tools, and sharing exemplary instructional materials.

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online or or by emailing Lynn Barakos at lbarakos@berkeley.edu by June 1.

Caregiver Stress: Competing Demands and Finances (BEUHS107)

Workshop | July 10 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

This workshop will focus on the stressors associated with caregiving, including competing demands, such as work, family and personal, as well as finances for care. Strategies for self-care will be shared.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

NGSS: Investigating Materials with Light

Seminar | July 11 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

NGSS Workshop for 4-8th Grade Teachers

At this NGSS-aligned workshop, teachers will build expertise in 3D classroom instruction and make connections to real-world science applications. Using classroom activities and the newly released Microscopes of Tomorrow app, we will connect NGSS concepts and practices to the work of imaging scientists in the STROBE research center.

Seminar participants...   More >

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online by May 15.

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | July 11 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 IB

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

ADA and FMLA: BPM107

Workshop | July 11 | 1-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Theresa McLemore; Bianca Bowman-Waugh; Nicole Roces

 Human Resources

The content explains the laws, eligibility requirements, and rights and responsibilities related to ADA/FMLA. An overview is provided of: the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Pregnancy Disability Leave, and the Interactive Process of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and information is provided about how each of these interacts with the others.

Friday, July 12, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp (Executive Education)

Conference/Symposium | July 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp is a one and a half-day program focused on the nuts and bolts of financial information analysis and corporate valuation for practicing attorneys.

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Global Ethnobotany Class with Kathleen Harrison

Course | July 12 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison will share wide-ranging botany and history, with hands-on examples, images and stories about plant and mushroom uses from around the globe. A 4-part series, 1 day/month for 4 months. Learn about human uses of plants around the world. Observe cross-cultural patterns of traditional knowledge and practice in relationship to nature.

$350 / $325 UCBG Members Ticket price is for all sessions of this four-part class; classes can not be registered for individually

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Quantum vs. Optical Annealing: Benchmarking the Coherent Ising > Machine and D-Wave

Seminar | July 12 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, The Hogan Room, 521

 Ryan Hamerly, Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We propose that the performance penalty stems from the sparse connectivity of the QA and the resulting embedding overhead, which provides strong experimental support for efforts to increase the connectivity of quantum annealers.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp (Executive Education)

Conference/Symposium | July 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp is a one and a half-day program focused on the nuts and bolts of financial information analysis and corporate valuation for practicing attorneys.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Contemplating Connection: Photography Workshop

Workshop | July 15 | 1-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

When we observe Nature through the lens of ecology, we see the exquisite interconnectedness of all life. In this contemplative photography workshop, we will devote our attention to connectedness and interconnectedness, using the camera as a tool for meditation and the garden as our muse.

Any and all equipment are invited, including DSLRs, mobile phones, point-and-shoot, polaroid, and pinhole...   More >

$80, $75

  Register online or by calling 5106649841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and experienced users from around the country this summer at the FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The institute is designed for administrators, science curriculum coordinators, lead...   More >

$50 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Evolution Goes Viral

Seminar | July 16 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, ON-AIR ONLY, Radio broadcast

 Elisa Visher, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology; Andrew Saintsing, PhD Student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX, 90.7 FM

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Elisa Visher from the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. Elisa is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on the evolution of viruses.

Elisa Visher

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education, invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and experienced users from around the country this summer at the FOSS Next Generation K–5 Institute: Supporting Implementation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The institute is designed for administrators, science curriculum coordinators, lead...   More >

$50 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | July 17 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of...   More >

Thursday, July 18, 2019

FOSS Variables and Designs Institute (Middle School)

Workshop | July 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join the FOSS development team at the Lawrence Hallof Science introducing the brand new FOSS Variables and Design Next Generation 4-week course for grades 5–8 science or engineering classes.

$175 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Job Forum Night at UC Berkeley Extension: Small Group Career Coaching

Panel Discussion | July 18 | 6-9 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 San Francisco Job Forum

 UC Berkeley Extension

Looking for input on your résumé and cover letter? Are you thinking about a job search but aren't sure how to get started? Wondering how to leverage your Extension coursework to advance or make a career change?

Come to Job Forum Night at UC Berkeley Extension's San Francisco Campus. Meet Extension students and other mid-career professionals looking for career strategy input. Join small group...   More >

 Free. Register online

Friday, July 19, 2019

FOSS Variables and Designs Institute (Middle School)

Workshop | July 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join the FOSS development team at the Lawrence Hallof Science introducing the brand new FOSS Variables and Design Next Generation 4-week course for grades 5–8 science or engineering classes.

$175 For each participant in the team. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or or by emailing Jasmine Lopez at lopezj@berkeley.edu by May 20.

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | July 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Catalytic, Energy and Biomedical Applications

Seminar | July 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Professor Jackie Y. Ying, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

 College of Chemistry

Abstract: Nanostructured materials can be designed with sophisticated features to fulfill the complex requirements of advanced material applications. This talk describes the synthesis of metallic, metal oxide and semiconducting nanocrystals of controlled size, morphology and architecture. The nanocrystalline building blocks are used to create multifunctional systems with excellent dispersion and...   More >

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Conventional silicon transistor and spintronic based implementation of neural network algorithms in analog hardware

Seminar | July 19 | 1-2 p.m. | 250 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Debanjan Bhowmik, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

I shall discuss implementation of both non-spiking algorithms, which are widely used by the machine learning community, and spiking algorithms, which are based on biological data about neurons and synapses in the brain, in our proposed hardware systems.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

B-BAY High School Entrepreneurship Program: Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

Course | July 20 |  Haas School of Business

 Series of Haas Faculty, Haas Graduate Students, and Entrepreneurial Guests

 Berkeley Business Academy for Youth

The B-BAY Program, part of the Institute for Business in Social Impact, will be hosting high school students for the High School Entrepreneurship session from July 20, 2019 through August 3, 2019.
Deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

 rising 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students

  Enrollment opens December 1. Enroll online or by calling Olive Davis at 510-643-0923, or by emailing Olive Davis at omdavis@haas.berkeley.edu by April 30.

Monday, July 22, 2019

FOSS California Next Generation 6–8 Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 22 – 23, 2019 every day | 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and other CA educators at a 2-day Institute on supporting your FOSS Implementation at the middle school grade levels.

 $8/day for parking. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or by calling Joanna Totino at 510-643-3478, or by emailing Joanna Totino at jtotino@berkeley.edu by May 30.

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | July 22 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 JS

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Manager Mastermind Group

Workshop | July 22 | 3-4 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Shirley Giraldo

 Human Resources

This is a solution-oriented social learning development opportunity where we share strategies on pressing topics of the day, and build community. Please RSVP and submit questions you'd like to ask other managers about in the link provided.

IB/MCB Seminar: Sculpting a stem cell niche in the endogenous and ectopic setting

Seminar | July 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Kacy Gordon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 Department of Integrative Biology

IB/MCB Seminar: Sculpting a stem cell niche in the endogenous and ectopic setting

Seminar | July 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Kacy Gordon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

FOSS California Next Generation 6–8 Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 22 – 23, 2019 every day | 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and other CA educators at a 2-day Institute on supporting your FOSS Implementation at the middle school grade levels.

 $8/day for parking. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or by calling Joanna Totino at 510-643-3478, or by emailing Joanna Totino at jtotino@berkeley.edu by May 30.

Caregiver Grief: Losses Associated with Aging (BEUHS144)

Workshop | July 23 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Maureen Kelly, ED.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program, Be Well @ Work

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

In this workshop we will identify various losses associated with aging and how these changes may be experienced by an elder, the caregiver, and other family members; recognize grieving as an active and important process, and try to differentiate between grief and depression.

How to Email a Professor to Get a Positive Response: Workshop

Workshop | July 23 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Do you need to email a professor you've never met before to ask for their help, but you don't know where to start? Have you ever written a long email to a professor, only to receive no response, or not the one you hoped? If so, this workshop is for you! We will discuss how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals ...   More >

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Computer Health Matters: User Friendly Workstations (BEUHS400)

Workshop | July 24 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.

  Register online

FOSS California Next Generation K–5 Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 24 – 25, 2019 every day | 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and other CA educators at a 2-day Institute on supporting your FOSS Implementation at the elementary grades.

 $8/day for parking. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or by calling Joanna Totino at 510-643-3478, or by emailing Joanna Totino at jtotino@berkeley.edu by May 30.

Keyboards and Mice: Ergonomic Alternatives (BEUHS401)

Workshop | July 24 | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.

  Register online

Center for Computational Biology Seminar: Dr. Michal Linial, Professor of Biochemistry and Bioinformatics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Seminar | July 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Center for Computational Biology

Not all proteins are created equal: Finding solution in translational control

Abstract:
Protein synthesis is an indispensable process which accounts for a large proportion of the energetic resources of any living cells. Therefore, translational regulation must be tightly controlled. Such regulation is critical for protein biogenesis, folding, trafficking and degradation under stable and...   More >

“Shifting To A New Gear” - Panel on Navigating The Early Career Roadmap

Panel Discussion | July 24 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension, 5th Floor, Room 505

 160 Spear St., San Franscisco, CA 94105

 Luis Valencia, International Diploma Programs

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension would like to invite you to join us in San Francisco for an enriching and enlightening panel discussion from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, July 24th.

A diverse panel of Bay Area professionals will be on hand to share experiences and give perspectives related to the critical early career transition phases from student to new employee to career-minded professional. The...   More >

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Open-Source Enclaves Workshop (OSEW 2019)

Workshop | July 25 | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge

 Krste Asanović, David Kohlbrenner, Dayeol Lee, Shweta Shinde, Dawn Song, Mohit Tiwari, UC Berkeley

 PI Grant

OSEW brings the architecture/systems-security community together to make progress towards building open-source, secure, performant enclaves. In particular, we will discuss the different, realistic threat models, the components for secure enclaves, best practices and state-of-the-art techniques for each component, and open problems in this space.

FOSS California Next Generation K–5 Supporting Implementation

Workshop | July 24 – 25, 2019 every day | 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Program Staff, Full Option Science System (FOSS)

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The FOSS Project at the Lawrence Hall of Science, in cooperation with Delta Education invites you and your science leadership team to join FOSS developers and other CA educators at a 2-day Institute on supporting your FOSS Implementation at the elementary grades.

 $8/day for parking. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

  Registration opens March 20. Register online or by calling Joanna Totino at 510-643-3478, or by emailing Joanna Totino at jtotino@berkeley.edu by May 30.

Underwater Robotics: Manipulation and Sensing for Marine Biology and Underwater Archaeology

Seminar | July 25 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 3110 Etcheverry Hall

 Associate Professor Vincent Creuze, LIRMM, University of Montpellier, CNRS, Montpellier, France

 Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Of the two million shipwrecks that dot the seas of the world, many lie beyond scuba diving limits. These deep-water wrecks are remarkably well preserved because, until now, they have been protected from the main environmental and human threats (biofouling, shipworms, light, storms, strong tidal currents, looting, etc.). Nowadays, they are no longer safe due to deep fishing trawls and looting by...   More >

Sunday, July 28, 2019

SOLD OUT: Introduction to Botanical Art with Catherine Watters

Workshop | July 28 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

This one-day class will introduce you to the fascinating world of Botanical Art. Catherine Watters will teach you to observe, measure and draw plants in great detail and with botanical accuracy. Students will work with graphite and colored pencil. All levels are welcome.

$100 / $90 UCBG Members

  Register online

East Asian Calligraphy Workshop - FULL

Workshop | July 28 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Kazuaki Tanahashi, Calligrapher and painter

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Master calligrapher and painter Kazuaki Tanahashi offers a demonstration and hands-on workshop in conjunction with Meditation in Motion: Zen Calligraphy from the Stuart Katz Collection. After a forty-five-minute lecture-demonstration about the formation of ideographic symbols, the...   More >

 Hands-on workshop limited to 50 participants.

 REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Register online

Monday, July 29, 2019

Argumentative Writing for College, Career and Community

Workshop | July 29 – August 1, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Ari Dolid, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Argument is everywhere! Whether speaking and writing on-demand in school and on the job, or composing a text for publication in magazines or blogs, the ability to construct evidence based, nuanced claims and acknowledge the strengths and limits of multiple perspectives is crucial. The National Writing Project's College, Career and Community Writing Project Program (C3WP) provides an entry point...   More >

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Argumentative Writing for College, Career and Community

Workshop | July 29 – August 1, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Ari Dolid, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Argument is everywhere! Whether speaking and writing on-demand in school and on the job, or composing a text for publication in magazines or blogs, the ability to construct evidence based, nuanced claims and acknowledge the strengths and limits of multiple perspectives is crucial. The National Writing Project's College, Career and Community Writing Project Program (C3WP) provides an entry point...   More >

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Argumentative Writing for College, Career and Community

Workshop | July 29 – August 1, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Ari Dolid, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Argument is everywhere! Whether speaking and writing on-demand in school and on the job, or composing a text for publication in magazines or blogs, the ability to construct evidence based, nuanced claims and acknowledge the strengths and limits of multiple perspectives is crucial. The National Writing Project's College, Career and Community Writing Project Program (C3WP) provides an entry point...   More >

BPM 101 Principles of People Management

Workshop | July 31 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | #24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content explains the roles and expectations of people managers at UC Berkeley and the relationship of these roles to the larger organization.

  Register online