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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Haunts and Horrors

Seminar | May 21 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Eliot Bessette, PhD Candidate, Department of Film and Media; Andrew Saintsing, PhD Student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Eliot Bessette from the Department of Film and Media at UC Berkeley. Eliot is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on horror movies and haunted house attractions.

Eliot Bessette

In Global Transit Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s – 1960s)

Conference/Symposium | May 21 | 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Germany Historical Institute, Pacific Regional Office

Against the backdrop of ongoing debates about global migration and its conse-quences, the German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific regional office have organized a series of conferences on the history of forced migration and the experiences of refugees in collaboration with the German Historical Institute London and the Beijing and Delhi offices of the Max Weber Foundation....   More >

Applying for Your Student Visa Webinar

Information Session | May 21 | 9-10:30 a.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

This webinar will instruct newly admitted students to UC Berkeley for Fall 2019 on the U.S. Embassy or Consulate visa application process and entry to the United States. Think ahead and apply early as delays and increased scrutiny are expected during this busy travel season. There will be time for student questions at the end of the presentation. The same webinar will be repeated live in May and...   More >

College of Engineering Graduate Commencement (Masters and Ph.D.)

Miscellaneous | May 21 | 9-11:30 a.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 College of Engineering

This ceremony includes all departments in the College of Engineering.


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!

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.

College of Engineering Baccalaureate Commencement

Miscellaneous | May 21 | 2-4 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 College of Engineering

This ceremony includes all departments in the College of Engineering.


CANCELED: Spring Floral Centerpiece Design with B-Side Farm

Workshop | May 21 | 2-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Canceled

 Botanical Garden, B-Side Farm and Floral Design

Join us on the deck of Julia Morgan Hall for Spring Centerpiece Design with Lennie Larkin of B-Side Farm and Floral Design. In this workshop, Lennie will introduce her methods for making a low, wild centerpiece with local seasonal flowers from her North Bay farm and others. Whether you’re new to flowers or an expert dabbler, you’ll find a comfortable and supportive environment in this small,...   More >

$95/$85 UCBG Member

What's Next? A Practical Approach to Improving Your Well-being and Resilience Over 50:

Workshop | May 21 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

In this highly interactive workshop, the presenter will describe a simple but powerful research-based framework that participants will use to assess their current resilience in nine different areas to identify where they most need to focus, and the practical steps that they can take to increase their resilience and well-being. Career and non-career implications will be explored.

If you would...   More >