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Monday, August 19, 2019

Berkeley - Cologne Summer School: Abroad Summer School

Course | August 19 |  Cologne Summer School

 Department of German

The fourth Berkeley-Cologne Summer School “Aesthetic Possibilities: Literature, Rhetoric, Philosophy” will be focusing on the topic “Practice, Exercise, Formation”. The Summer School will take place at the University of California, Berkeley, from August 19-25. For a description and more information see: http://am-forschungspreis.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/39841.html; in order to apply go to:...   More >

Los Angeles: Golden Bear Express Send-Off

Social Event | August 19 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Alumni of Los Angeles

*Must officially register at this link: http://bit.ly/GBXVolunteer

Join us in welcoming incoming Cal students to Berkeley!

The Golden Bear Express is a program that covers transportation from Southern California to Berkeley on Move-In Day for students who are beginning their studies at Cal in the fall. Each year, we ask alumni volunteers in both SoCal and NorCal to join us at select...   More >

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Striking Gold with Copper

Seminar | August 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Dr. Jesse Peltier, Bertrand Group, UC San Diego

 College of Chemistry

Specialized Program in Professional Writing Online Information Session

Information Session | August 19 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how our program can help you write effectively and persuasively so that you are able to get your message across and understood. For your work to be effective in any discipline, you'll need to be writing at a very high level. If your audience doesn't understand what you're writing about, or the words you're using, your message won't be received and the connection you're trying to make...   More >

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Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts

Course | August 19 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Human Resources

This course details the process by which large data sets are organized, formatted, summarized, and interactively manipulated using Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts. Learning Objectives * Convert data ranges into Tables to organize and analyze values using single and multi-field sorts, filters, and totals. * Create Structured Reference Calculations using formulas and functions within...   More >

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Sultan Hassan (NMSU): Constraining the astrophysics and cosmology from 21cm tomography using deep learning

Seminar | August 19 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Sultan Hassan, New Mexico State University

 Radio Astronomy Lab

Future Square Kilometre Array (SKA) surveys are expected to generate huge datasets of 21cm maps on cosmological scales from the Epoch of Reionization (EoR). We assess the viability of exploiting machine learning techniques, namely, convolutional neural networks (CNN), to simultaneously estimate the astrophysical and cosmological parameters from 21cm maps from semi-numerical simulations. We...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library

 College of Environmental Design, Environmental Design Archives

This exhibition will explore the complex story behind the only American Japanese Architect and Landscape Architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Community, established in Westchester County, New York in 1944. Original correspondence, photographs, and drawings from the Domoto Collection held by the Environmental Design Archives will explore what is meant to be a midcentury Japanese-American...   More >

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.

Dinosaurs in Motion

Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!