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Friday, July 12, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp (Executive Education)

Conference/Symposium | July 12 – 13, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Boalt Hall, School of Law

 Berkeley Law Executive Education

Berkeley Law Finance Bootcamp is a one and a half-day program focused on the nuts and bolts of financial information analysis and corporate valuation for practicing attorneys.

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

Global Ethnobotany Class with Kathleen Harrison

Course | July 12 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Ethnobotanist Kathleen Harrison will share wide-ranging botany and history, with hands-on examples, images and stories about plant and mushroom uses from around the globe. A 4-part series, 1 day/month for 4 months. Learn about human uses of plants around the world. Observe cross-cultural patterns of traditional knowledge and practice in relationship to nature.

$350 / $325 UCBG Members Ticket price is for all sessions of this four-part class; classes can not be registered for individually

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Quantum vs. Optical Annealing: Benchmarking the Coherent Ising > Machine and D-Wave

Seminar | July 12 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, The Hogan Room, 521

 Ryan Hamerly, Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

We propose that the performance penalty stems from the sparse connectivity of the QA and the resulting embedding overhead, which provides strong experimental support for efforts to increase the connectivity of quantum annealers.