<< Week of May 17 >>

Sunday, May 12, 2019

SOLD OUT: Mother's Day Tea in the Garden

Special Event | May 12 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Invite mom for our annual tradition at the Garden. A lovely tea party, held in our historic Julia Morgan Hall, will be followed by a botanical crafting session.

$65 adult, $60 members, $55 youth

 SOLD OUT.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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

Monday, May 13, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Berkeley Statistics and Machine Learning Forum

Meeting | May 13 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The Berkeley Statistics and Machine Learning Forum meets weekly to discuss current applications across a wide variety of research domains and software methodologies. All interested members of the UC Berkeley and LBL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Working the Double Bottom Line: The Promise and Limits of Social Enterprises in the Shadow of AI

Special Event | May 13 | 4-6 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Mary L. Gray and Prayag Narula

 Information, School of

A conversation about âhumans in the loopâ who invisibly deliver on-demand task-based services and the lives of the people paid to train artificial intelligence.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Social Psychology and Information Technology: Final Project Presentations

Special Event | May 14 | 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Information, School of

Project presentations from Info 233. Social Psychology and Information Technology.

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.

Certificate Program in Student Affairs and Higher-Education Administration

Information Session | May 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 208 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center) | Canceled

 Sigrid Mueller, Program Director, Education, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how you can start or advance a career in student affairs and higher-education administration. Hear about how our certificate can help you work with student diversity, foster leadership and grow your understanding of the higher-education landscape.

  Register online

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | May 15 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with personalized advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

 Free

 UNEX 1057. Enroll online or by calling 510-642-4111

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, May 16, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Population and Food Security in the Sahel: A consideration of integrated rural extension services

Meeting | May 16 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. | 5401 Berkeley Way West

Alisha Graves, President of the Venture Strategies for Health and Development and Co-Founder of the OASIS Initiative UC Berkeley, Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability

Claire Cutler, UC Berkeley

 Bixby Center, School of Public Health

Bixby Center will present Alisha Graves and Claire Cutler to share findings on the landscape of rural health and agriculture extension services in three countries: Niger, Mali, and Tchad, along with initial findings on political will for integrated services in Niger. Potential benefits for integrating rural extension services, along with cost and other considerations.

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

MIMS Final Project Showcase

Special Event | May 16 | 4-9 p.m. |  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

 Information, School of

Graduating masterâs students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Celebrate National Public Gardens with the UC Botanical Garden

Special Event | May 17 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

In celebration of National Public Gardens Week, the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley is offering one (1) complimentary admission on Friday, May 17th, 2019, with coupon!
Coupon will be available soon, please check back as this will be updated with a link to access the coupon.

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | May 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The 'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum is a forum for open inquiry and discussion about a wide range of recurring data science fundamentals, including information, uncertainty, entropy, bits, probability, machine learning, generalization, and others. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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

Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation Spring 2019 Certificate Ceremony

Special Event | May 17 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Join us for the Spring 2019 BCDI Certificate Ceremony on Friday, May 17th @ 310 Jacobs Hall, 4:30pm to 5:30pm, as we honor our latest cohort of students to receive the Berkeley Certificate in Design Innovation. Come by and learn more about the certificate program, celebrate with our students, and chat with members of our academic committee. Light refreshments will be served.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Spring at the Hall

Special Event | March 21 – June 7, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This spring, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Campuswide Commencement Ceremony

Special Event | May 18 | 10 a.m. |  Memorial Stadium

 Wendy Kopp, Teach for America

 Campus

The campuswide ceremony for all graduating seniors from all majors and their families, includes the Chancellor's address, keynote address, and most of the traditional pomp and circumstance.

  Buy tickets 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