<< Week of March 05 >>

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

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 >

Monday, March 6, 2017

Salesforce Info-Session

Information Session | March 6 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Alon Kama, VP of Engineering

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Interested in working at one of the most innovative companies in the world?

Join us for the Salesforce Infosession on Monday, March 6, at **5:30 PM** in the Wozniak Lounge. Meet Salesforce engineers & recruiters in person and learn about cloud computing, IoT, and more!

- ABOUT THE TALK -
Machine Learning and Data Science
Come listen to Alon Kama, VP of Engineering, as he speaks about what...   More >

Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Garden Closed

Holiday | November 4, 2014 – December 5, 2017 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.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from somewhere...   More >

Berkeley Info Session

Information Session | March 7 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

 2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Learn more about OLLI's courses, lectures, and social programming and hear directly from the faculty about the courses and workshops they will be teaching.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10:00 a.m. No need to RSVP!

Illumina Infosession: Bio-Tech Connect: Industry Infosession Series

Information Session | March 7 | 5-7 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Illumina

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Thinking about your career?

We're hiring! Calling all engineers who desire to help develop life changing technologies - we want to meet you! Our team of software and process engineers are excited to share about who we are and how YOU fit within Illumina. We'll also share about full time and internship opportunities and our Illumina Accelerator. DINNER PROVIDED!

Voleon Group Tech Talk

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

 Ben Lee, Principal Researcher; Jon McAuliffe, Chief Investment Officer

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

A view from inside the machine learning bubble and lessons from history, presented by Ben Lee, Principal Researcher and Jon McAuliffe, Chief Investment Officer of Voleon.

Career Connections Series: Education

Social Event | March 7 | 5:30-8 p.m. |  Alumni House

  1 Alumni House, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Cal Alumni Association

CAA has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

We are seeking a diverse group of approximately 15-20 professionals who work in education. The event require no prep—simply chat with interested students, share your path from Cal to career, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in your footsteps. Events are...   More >

  RSVP online by February 28.

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 31 – May 9, 2017 every Tuesday | 6-7 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and experience levels are welcome. Karibuni sana!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

if/when/how meeting

Meeting | March 8 | 224 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Bi-weekly lunch meeting including discussions re: elections, article group discussion, planning for admitted students weekend.

if/when/how meeting

Meeting | March 8 |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Bi-weekly meeting of if/when/how: lawyering for reproductive justice Berkeley Law Chapter

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

if/when/how meeting

Meeting | March 8 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 244 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Join Berkeley Law's chapter of If/when/how for a discussion of current reproductive justice events as well as info about our upcoming elections.

UCEAP Costa Rica Tropical Biology Info Session

Information Session | March 8 | 1-2 p.m. | 56 Barrows Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Let nature be your classroom! Come learn more about the UCEAP Costa Rica on Tropical Biology and Conservation Studies. The Program Director, Professor Frank Joyce, will give an overview of the program and provide information about coursework and research opportunities available on this unique option.

Study Abroad Office Hours at the Transfer Center

Information Session | January 25 – May 3, 2017 every Wednesday with exceptions | 1-3 p.m. | 100 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad as a transfer student? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will be holding drop-in office hours at the Transfer Student Center every Wednesdays 1-3pm this spring semester. Come learn about different programs offered, how to apply and additional services available.

Coffee Break!

Social Event | August 31, 2016 – April 26, 2017 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Julie's Cafe

 2562 Bancroft Way.

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join the Coffee Break every Wednesday afternoon! Boost your global network and meetup with friends.

Coffee break, hosted by Berkeley International Office, is an informal weekly event where Cal students can connect, share stories, or learn about different culture and language. Free coffee for UCB students! Both international students and domestic students are welcome.

Berkeley Summer Abroad - European Innovation Academy

Information Session | March 8 | 5-6 p.m. |  Sutardja Center

 2227 Piedmont Ave., Berkeley, CA 94720

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Collaborate with students from around the world at the European Innovation Academy in Northwestern Italy. Travel to Italy a week before the start of the European Innovation Academy and learn from UC Berkeley faculty. Afterwards, you’ll join the European Innovation Academy, an intensive and fast-paced learning environment, where you will learn from famous motivational speakers, including...   More >

UC Day - Cal Alumni Reception

Social Event | March 8 | 5-7:30 p.m. |  Cafeteria 15L

 1116 15th St, Sacramento, CA 95814

 Cal Alumni Association

On March 8, a delegation of UC Berkeley alumni will head to Sacramento to advocate for Cal. Join us at Cafeteria 15L in the evening for a reception celebrating the advocacy efforts and the Cal alumni that work in the Capitol and Sacramento.

  Make reservations online or by calling (510) 900-8348, or by emailing caladvocacy@alumni.berkeley.edu

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Earth Week Planning Committee

Meeting | February 2 – April 27, 2017 every Thursday with exceptions | 1-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Interested in planning Earth Week 2017 at UC Berkeley? The Student Environmental Resource Center is (SERC) is recruiting individual students and student representatives from environmental and sustainability student organizations to join the Earth Week 2017 Planning Committee.

Meetings will be held weekly on Thursdays from 1pm-2pm in Sproul 102. Drop-ins are welcome.

Lafayette Info Session

Information Session | March 9 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Lafayette Library and Learning Center

 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Meet Lafayette faculty and OLLI members and learn about the courses and workshops offered in Lafayette!

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 >

Friday, March 10, 2017

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Evolution of the 20th century Mongolia/China border, in maps

Tour/Open House | March 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 50 McCone Hall

 Library

Join us for a Maps and More pop up exhibit featuring maps from librarian Susan Powell's photo essay focusing the Mongolian-Chinese border. Find her article here: https://cross-currents.berkeley.edu/e-journal/issue-21/powell

Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation: Launch Event and Open House

Information Session | March 10 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Memorial Stadium, Haas Innovation Lab @ Cal Memorial Stadium

 Arts + Design

Join fellow UC Berkeley Design students, faculty, and practitioners across campus as we celebrate the launch of the first ever Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation (BCDI). Meet fellow design students, learn about the new Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation, and design your future! More information about the Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation can be found here:...   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 >

WLI Planning Committee Info Session #1

Information Session | March 10 | 4-5 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, 202 (GenEq Community Space)

 Gender Equity Resource Center

*CALL FOR PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBERS*

Women's Leadership Intensive (WLI) is a leadership program for women identified [*] students centered on establishing solidarity and working along intersections that exist within communities of women [*] as well as challenging and deconstructing existing frameworks that exist within workplaces, the collegiate environment, and society as whole. This year’s...   More >

How to Prepare Human Subjects Protocols for Your Research Projects

Information Session | March 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Office of Undergraduate Research

If you missed the workshop given by the staff of the Office for the Protection of Human Subjects, or even if you were there, you may want to attend one of these workshops given by me -- Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager and Advisor. Note that they are timed to be very shortly after SURF and Haas Scholars human subjects selection, respectively.

I will go through, step by step, the...   More >

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Superbfest

Special Event | March 11 | 1-11 p.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza

 ILoveMakonnen, Rapper; Jessica Williams, Comedian

 SUPERB Productions (ASUC)

ASUC SUPERB is excited to present the first ever SUPERBFEST!!! All day & night on Saturday, March 11th, we will have these free events provided by all 10 of our departments, including a headlining concert, comedy show, student performances and a film screening.

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 >

SEAS Fundraiser for Undocumented Students in Memory of Jeffrey Hadler

Social Event | March 11 | 3 p.m. |  CycleBar

 1929 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies

“Since the election, my world has been turned upside down in all aspects of life. I’m scared and worried my family won’t be here tomorrow. With the uncertainty, how can I be expected to focus on anything else?” (Undergraduate, Class of 2018)

In these uncertain times, we invite you to stand with vulnerable members of our campus community by joining us in a fundraiser for the Undocumented...   More >

 family are welcome! all riders under 18 need parental sign off on a waiver

$15 (Student Rate) $100

  Registration opens February 21. Register online by March 11.