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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Women's Tennis vs. CAL WINTER INVITATIONAL

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | January 9 |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Tennis hosts CAL WINTER INVITATIONAL at Hellman Tennis Complex.

Urban Displacement Project Symposium: Predicting neighborhood change using big data and machine learning: Implications for theory, methods, and practice

Conference/Symposium | January 9 – 10, 2020 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Doe Library, 190 Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

This symposium will convene an international group of urban researchers with deep interests in data science and neighborhood change. Despite decades of research on neighborhood change, there has been little corresponding methodological development: studies still tend to either rely primarily on ...   More >

BioE Seminar: Bioengineered Immune Cell Signalling; Talking to T cells

Seminar | January 9 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Derfogail Delcassian, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT; Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapies, University of Nottingham

 Bioengineering (BioE)

T cells are a central component of the immune system, and can display activated and/or suppressive phenotypes. Controlling T cell behaviour, and balancing these phenotypes, is key to controlling immune responses in a wide range of diseases; including cancer, wound healing, and organ rejection. In this talk, we show the development of bioengineered interfaces that can be used to communicate with T...   More >

Spring 2020 Special Seminar: Bioengineered Immune Cell Signalling; Talking to T cells

Seminar | January 9 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Derfogail Delcassian, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT; Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapies, University of Nottingham

 Bioengineering (BioE)

T cells are a central component of the immune system, and can display activated and/or suppressive phenotypes. Controlling T cell behaviour, and balancing these phenotypes, is key to controlling immune responses in a wide range of diseases; including cancer, wound healing, and organ rejection. In this talk, we show the development of bioengineered interfaces that can be used to communicate with T...   More >

Pitch Your Deep Tech Startup to Investor Panel of VCs and Angels

Special Event | January 9 | 6:15-9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 Amy LaMeyer, Managing Partner, The WXR Fund

 Allison Steitz, Investor, BlueRun Ventures

 Steph Rhee, Investor, Playground Global

 Yating Xia, Investor, T Fund

 UC Berkeley Extension, Epic Events, VR51

UC Berkeley Extension is thrilled to host a pitch night event on Thursday, January 9, at the San Francisco Center! If you are curious about seeing how deep tech startups (AI, AR, blockchain, biotech, etc.) can pitch their company in front of a panel of expert VCs and Angel judges, or if you want to meet with investors and network with founders, join us at 6:15 pm and meet with Amy LaMeyer,...   More >

La Pointe Courte

Film - Feature | January 9 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Made outside the French film industry on a shoestring budget, Varda’s 1954 debut has been called by historian Georges Sadoul “truly the first film of the nouvelle vague”; its innovative editing, location shooting, and use of nonprofessional actors seem as radical now as they did then. A sun-scarred Mediterranean fishing port is both background and plot element for a fractured tale of reunited...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,...   More >

Power and the People: The U.S. Census and Who Counts

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be...   More >

Power to the People

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, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor

 Library

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.

“Orange’s 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 >

 Show UCB ID to enter Moffitt Library

Object Lessons: The Egyptian Collections of the University of California, Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | November 11, 2019 – May 22, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery and Corridor

 Friends of The Bancroft Library, Bancroft Library, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Object Lessons brings together ancient and modern Egyptian artifacts from the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in an exhibition in The Bancroft Library Gallery and Corridor. In the gallery, we invite you to explore how items from everyday life were created and discarded, excavated and conserved, from antiquity to the present day. The corridor...   More >