<< Week of July 15 >>

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.