Monday, August 26, 2019
Information Session | August 26 | 3-4:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join us for an information session about the volunteer programs at UCBG. Find out what opportunities are currently available, what the requirements are, and learn how to get started.
In addition to registering, please email the Volunteer & Tour Coordinator at perry[at]berkeley.edu.
Register online or by calling 510-643-7265
Workshop | August 26 | 3-4 p.m. | 24 University Hall
This is a solution-oriented social learning development opportunity where we share strategies on pressing topics of the day, and build community. Please RSVP and submit questions you'd like to ask other managers about in the link provided.
Analysis and PDE Seminar: Skyrmions and stability of degree ±1 harmonic maps from the plane to the two-dimensional sphere
Seminar | August 26 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall
Thilo Simon, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Skyrmions are topologically nontrivial patterns in the magnetization of extremely thin ferromagnets. Typically thought of as stabilized by the so-called Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction (DMI), or antisymmetric exchange interaction, arising in such materials, they are of great interest in the physics community due to possible applications in memory devices.
In this talk, I will characterize... More >
Lecture | August 26 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Haas Pavilion
Tommy Orange, Author
Tommy Orange, whose novel There There is the featured text for On the Same Page 2019, will be interviewed onstage by Professor Beth Piatote.
Free and open to all.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
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.
You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26 – December 31, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor
Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.
Oranges debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a... More >
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Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
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!