Saturday, October 21, 2017
Lecture | October 21 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 504
Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn... More >
Lecture | October 21 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Anthony Hall
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Ph.D. '02, Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, College of Natural Resources
How do consumers respond to changes in the information theyre presented with at the point of purchase? Evidence from retail field experiments in the wine category will be presented and discussed during this Homecoming 2017 CNR Faculty Lecture.
Lecture | October 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Philip B. Stark, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Theres no perfect way to count votes. To paraphrase Ulysses S. Grant and Richard M. Nixon, Mistakes will be made. Voters dont always follow instructions. Voting systems can be mis-programmed. Ballots can be misplaced. Election fraud is not entirely unknown in the U.S. And the more elections depend on technology, the more vulnerable they are to failures, bugs, and hackingdomestic and... More >
Lecture | October 21 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
Steven Feld is Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico. An anthropologist, filmmaker, and sound artist, his books include Sound and Sentiment, Music Grooves (with Charles Keil), Senses of Place (with Keith Basso), Bosavi-English-Tok Pisin Dictionary (with Bambi Schiefflein), and most recently, Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra. His audio and video projects and sound... More >
Lecture | October 21 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Alumni House
Andreas Stahl, Professor and Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences
This lecture will outline how we are developing and testing a novel anti-obesity approach based on the expansion of brown fat, a tissue type with a very high metabolic activity that might lead to the conversion of excess calories into heat.