<< October 2019 >>

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Preparing for Your Study Abroad at UC Berkeley Webinar (EAPs only)

Information Session | October 23 | 9-10 a.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Are you ready to take advantage of all UC Berkeley has to offer? Hear from International Student Advisers about what to expect upon arrival, what to bring with you, and how to make the most of your EAP experience at UC Berkeley. The experts — current EAP students at UC Berkeley — as well as UCEAP staff will also be present to help answer any questions you may have.

Grad Fair: University of California, Davis

Special Event | October 23 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Davis

  ARC Pavilion, Upper Level, Davis, CA

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Representatives of the UC Berkeley Master of Engineering program will be in attendance.

Study Abroad Office Hours at EOP

Miscellaneous | October 2 – December 4, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, EOP at MLK BNorth

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at EOP every Wednesday from 11:30am-1:30pm during the fall semester to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!

Sign-up for a spot on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | August 28 – December 11, 2019 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Windmill Coffee House

 2131 Durant, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisers. All UC Berkeley students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also...   More >

Preparing for Your Study Abroad at UC Berkeley Webinar (EAPs only)

Information Session | October 23 | 4-5 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Are you ready to take advantage of all UC Berkeley has to offer? Hear from International Student Advisers about what to expect upon arrival, what to bring with you, and how to make the most of your EAP experience at UC Berkeley. The experts — current EAP students at UC Berkeley — as well as UCEAP staff will also be present to help answer any questions you may have.

Wells Fargo Career Information Session & Pizza Dinner

Special Event | October 23 | 5-6:15 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Information, School of

Career opportunities in the Enterprise Analytics and Data Science Division at Wells Fargo Bank.

Gusto Info-Session

Information Session | October 23 | 6-8 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Registration Link: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/385848

Gusto is on a mission to make work better for every employee and employer everywhere. But that starts here first. It starts in our own office. It starts by hiring kind, passionate, thoughtful people — people like you.

Come say hi to the Gusto team from 6-8pm at the Wozniak Lounge in Soda Hall and hear from our recruiting and...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Fall Bird Walk with Chris Carmichael

Tour/Open House | October 24 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Fall migrants are arriving in the garden! Come see our first winter sparrows, and search for other newcomers such as warblers and thrushes.

$20, $18 members

  Register online

Free Integral Taiji and Qigong Class

Miscellaneous | October 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Elizabeth McAnally, PhD

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

You are invited to participate in a free Integral Taiji & Qigong class at Berkeley Way West. Our class will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong. We will practice standing meditation, walking meditation, the Microcosmic Orbit, Tai Chi Ruler, the Eight Treasures, cleansing the internal organs, embodying the elements, tai chi...   More >

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program Online Information Session

Information Session | October 24 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with one-on-one advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

  Register online

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | August 29 – November 21, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.

GRE Info Session

Information Session | October 24 | 1-2 p.m. | 260 Mulford Hall

 Anna Hoehenrieder

 College of Natural Resources

Thinking about going to Graduate School in the next few years? The GRE (Graduate Records Exam) is required by thousands of schools for Masters & PhD programs, and the scores are good for 5 years after you take the exam. Summer is one of the most popular times to study for the test, so come to this presentation to learn how to maximize your score!

Our presenter scored in over the 90th...   More >

FULL: Intoxicating Plants Tour

Tour/Open House | October 24 | 1-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a leisurely stroll through the Garden to learn about the plants people have used to heal pain, cause pain, bring about pleasure, celebrate the sacred, and symbolize faith. Cultures from around the world will be represented.

Free with Garden admission, no pre-registration required.

Free with Garden Admission; space is limited, registration required

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

Insight Data Fellows information meeting

Information Session | October 24 | 3-4 p.m. | 410 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Yaman Sharaf-Dabbagh, Insight

 Bioengineering (BioE)

The Insight Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students looking to transition to thriving careers as data scientists, engineers, and other cutting-edge professionals.

  RSVP online

Global Internships Info Session

Information Session | October 24 | 4-5 p.m. | Garden Village- University Housing, 4th Floor Lounge

 2201 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Study Abroad

If you've ever wanted to intern abroad, now is your chance! Come to a Global Internships info session to learn more about the professional opportunities available in 13 global cities.

At the info sessions, we'll be answering your questions about where you can go, how the internship placements works, and the application deadline.

Hope to see you there!

New Volunteer Information Session

Information Session | October 24 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Perry Hall

 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

Career Connections: Data Science

Social Event | October 24 | 5-7 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), Blue and Gold Room

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking alumni and professionals working in data science, data analytics, or data engineering roles - regardless of educational background!

Intro to Study Abroad and Choosing a Program

Information Session | October 24 | 5-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, MLK BNorth, Room 82D

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad, but don’t know where to start? Our Study Abroad 101 workshop is for you!

Come to learn about various study abroad opportunities and how to pick the right program for you.

An Interactive Discussion on Ethics in EECS Corporate Recruiting

Information Session | October 24 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The EECS department will host a discussion on Engineering Ethics applied to Corporate Recruiting, specifically the department's CAP program. Faculty, staff, and students will present different perspectives on this issue, exemplifying a critical thinking approach to ethical action. We will then break up into small groups to discuss further, and report back.

Friday, October 25, 2019

CalHack 6.0

Special Event | October 25 – 27, 2019 every day |  Memorial Stadium

 Data Sciences

As UC Berkeley’s hackathon organization, Cal Hacks hosts the world’s largest collegiate hackathon, runs a fellowship program to support entrepreneurial hackers, and brings first-time coders into the world of technology — just a few of our many initiatives and projects. Our mission is to empower others with technology to create solutions to better the world.

Berkeley Master of Engineering Info Session

Information Session | October 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 203 McLaughlin Hall

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Learn more about our interdisciplinary UC Berkeley Master of Engineering (MEng) program. Admissions/student services staff and current students will answer your questions and discuss our innovative leadership curriculum, Capstone projects, technical concentrations, dedicated career services, and admissions criteria.

Please sign up to attend the Berkeley MEng information session on Friday,...   More >

  RSVP online

Fall 2019 LEP Global Book Club: Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

Miscellaneous | October 25 – December 6, 2019 every Friday | 1-2 p.m. | 110 César E. Chávez Student Center

 SLC Language Exchange Program

Join us for the Fall 2019 LEP Global Book Club! This semester, as we join the campus in commemorating 400 Years of Resistance to Slavery and Injustice, we will be reading Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo.”

Written in 1931 and published just last year, Barracoon chronicles Hurston’s conversations with Cudjo Kossula Lewis, one of the last survivors of the Atlantic Slave...   More >

  RSVP online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Big C Hike

Social Event | October 25 | 2-3:30 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Want to learn what Stanford did to the Big C in 1961? Join Berkeley International Office (BIO) advisors on this exhilarating hike to enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay! Bring a camera to capture the moment and don't forget to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. It might be a little dirty. The hike and back takes 1-1.5 hours. Meet at I-House front entrance on the steps....   More >

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

Hands On Artists' Books: Recent Acquisitions

Reception | October 25 | 4-6 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 210 - Environmental Design Library

 Library

Artists’ books are simply books made by artists. Whether tactile or conceptual, they range in thematic content including the political, the sentimental, the instructive, or the purely beautiful. Our Hands On Artists’ Book events allow you to handle books from our rare book vault. Our next event will feature recent acquisitions for you to touch, turn pages, and experience. Wine and light...   More >

Julie Chen's True to Life

Pumpkin Carving Night iMix

Social Event | October 25 | 5-7 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO)), College of Environmental Design

The Halloween season is finally here! Join us for a night of creative fun and friendly competition!

Celebrating the Nature of California

Special Event | October 25 | 5-8:30 p.m. |  Valley Life Sciences Building

 David Ackerly, Dean, College of Natural Resources

 Peggy Fiedler, Executive Director, UC Natural Reserve System; Ana M. Alvarez, Deputy General Manager, East Bay Regional Park District; Todd Dawson, Professor, Integrative Biology

 Science@Cal

Join us for a vibrant celebration of the nature of California to kick off the 2019 Bay Area Science Festival. Discover how the University of California Natural Reserve System is cultivating tomorrow’s field scientists, providing environmental forecasting, and serving the people of California. Meet scientists working at the UC Natural Reserves, including partnership reserves located in the...   More >

Celebrating the Nature of California

Saturday, October 26, 2019

CalHack 6.0

Special Event | October 25 – 27, 2019 every day |  Memorial Stadium

 Data Sciences

As UC Berkeley’s hackathon organization, Cal Hacks hosts the world’s largest collegiate hackathon, runs a fellowship program to support entrepreneurial hackers, and brings first-time coders into the world of technology — just a few of our many initiatives and projects. Our mission is to empower others with technology to create solutions to better the world.

Transoc Fall Picnic

Social Event | October 26 |  Shorebird Nature Center

 ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California)

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Ask a Berkeley Scientist: Science, Cider and Snacks!

Special Event | October 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Ella Lachman, Physics, UC Berkeley; Bill Page, Physics, UC Berkeley; Peggy Hellweg, Berkeley Seismology Lab, UC Berkeley; Howard Isaacson, Astronomy, UC Berkeley; Kwabena Bediako, Chemistry, UC Berkeley; Daniel Westcott, Plant Biology, UC Berkeley

 Thomas Mittiga, Physics, UC Berkeley

 Science@Cal

Science is all about being curious and asking questions. If you could ask a scientist a question, what would it be…? Here’s your chance to do that now!

Sunday, October 27, 2019

CalHack 6.0

Special Event | October 25 – 27, 2019 every day |  Memorial Stadium

 Data Sciences

As UC Berkeley’s hackathon organization, Cal Hacks hosts the world’s largest collegiate hackathon, runs a fellowship program to support entrepreneurial hackers, and brings first-time coders into the world of technology — just a few of our many initiatives and projects. Our mission is to empower others with technology to create solutions to better the world.

UC Gill Tract Harvest Festival: Celebrating our Stories

Tour/Open House | October 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

 1050 Marin Ave, Albany, CA 94706

 Gill Tract Farm Coalition

Gardening work, harvesting, tea, artisan and jewelry pop-ups, advocacy groups, education, food, live music, dancing, indigenous peoples' storytelling, song and drum circle. All are welcome!

Community Science Day: Explore DNA and CRISPR!

Tour/Open House | October 27 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Energy Biosciences Building

 Innovative Genomics Institute

Step into the (close-toed) shoes of a scientist and explore biology at this community-wide science event!

Come visit the Innovative Genomics Institute to experience a range of activities designed for visitors of all ages. Discover the fascinating power of DNA, the instruction manual for life. Hear from scientists about the latest advancements in CRISPR genome editing technology. From the basic...   More >

  RSVP online by October 27.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Monday, October 28, 2019

Climate Justice Week: Learn what climate justice means and how you can take part!

Special Event | October 28 – November 1, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, bNorth SERC Space

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Climate Justice Week aims to create an intentional space to engage the wider UC Berkeley community on the intersections of climate change and social justice. Find more information at serc.berkeley.edu/cjw

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

CANCELED: TDPS Meet and Greet with Spring Directors

Information Session | October 28 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall) | Canceled

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Due to the anticipated campus power outage, this event has been canceled. For information regarding spring productions and directors, please check tdps.berkeley.edu over the next few weeks.

Directors Mina Morita and Patrick Russell

Cal STAPH Horror D'oeuvres Part Deux

Social Event | October 28 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 Public Health, School of

Cal STAPH is hosting a Halloween potluck for students in the School of Public Health.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Climate Justice Week: Learn what climate justice means and how you can take part!

Special Event | October 28 – November 1, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, bNorth SERC Space

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Climate Justice Week aims to create an intentional space to engage the wider UC Berkeley community on the intersections of climate change and social justice. Find more information at serc.berkeley.edu/cjw

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.

SURF Summer Research Scholarships Info Session

Information Session | October 29 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

OURS Staff will discuss eligibility criteria for SURF programs, benefits of the fellowship and tips for a successful application

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup

Meeting | August 27, 2019 – August 25, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse

 Data Sciences

This meetup is aimed at bringing together students, researchers, faculty, IT staff and the wider local community to learn, share and discuss our work in designing and operating services built on cloud computing architectures.

We will feature speakers and engaging discussions around current issues in cloud computing often with an enterprise focus.

Cloud Computing Meetup

Social Event | October 29, 2019 – December 29, 2020 the last Tuesday of the month every month | 4:30-7 p.m. | Berkeley Skydeck, Penthouse (PH) floor

 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Division of Data Science, IST/OCIO, Research IT,

The UC Berkeley Cloud Community of Practice will be holding our monthly meetup in the Berkeley SkyDeck Penthouse. We have some excellent guests and topics and hope to see you there.

Everyone is welcome - this is a really inclusive group! You don't have to be an expert, or already know about cloud technologies; we get together so people can learn from each other. The Berkeley SkyDeck is at...   More >

Halloween Party - Hosted by the Graduate Women of Engineering

Social Event | October 29 | 6-8 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Graduate Women of Engineering (GWE)

Happy Halloween! GWE is throwing a Halloween party Tuesday, Oct 29th 6-8pm in 775B Tan Hall. Come out and hang with some friends and get some apple cider, pumpkin desserts, and other fall foods! We’ll be picturing a Halloween movie and have some pumpkins for you to pick up and paint.

International Grad Happy Hour

Social Event | October 22 – December 3, 2019 every Tuesday with exceptions | 6:30-7:30 p.m. |  Raleigh's

 2438 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come take a break from your studies and connect with the international graduate community on campus! These weekly happy hour meetups are a great chance to relax and socialize with other international grads.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Climate Justice Week: Learn what climate justice means and how you can take part!

Special Event | October 28 – November 1, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, bNorth SERC Space

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Climate Justice Week aims to create an intentional space to engage the wider UC Berkeley community on the intersections of climate change and social justice. Find more information at serc.berkeley.edu/cjw

Study Abroad Office Hours at EOP

Miscellaneous | October 2 – December 4, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, EOP at MLK BNorth

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at EOP every Wednesday from 11:30am-1:30pm during the fall semester to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!

Sign-up for a spot on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.

Honoring Human Rights Activists Murdered in 2018: Come Bear Witness

Special Event | October 30 | 12:45 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Outside of Zeb's in the East Courtyard

 International Human Rights Law Clinic at Berkeley Law, Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law, Berkeley Journal of International Law

During the Day of the Dead, we honor the 321 human rights defenders (HRDs) who were murdered last year in 27 countries by reading their names aloud. We do so to celebrate their courage and remember their struggle.

Physics Abroad Application Info Session: for Summer 2020

Information Session | October 30 | 2-3 p.m. | 166 Barrows Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn more about the different physics abroad programs and demystify the application process and eligibility requirements for the Summer 2020 program at one of our info sessions. If you plan to apply, we recommend you attend one of these sessions to make sure you submit your application correctly!

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | August 28 – December 11, 2019 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Windmill Coffee House

 2131 Durant, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisers. All UC Berkeley students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also...   More >

MSW Admissions Information Session

Information Session | October 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 5 Haviland Hall

 Social Welfare, School of

This group admissions advising session is designed to provide an overview of the admissions process and degree requirements of the MSW program.

The MSW Admissions Information Session will be held in the School of Social Welfare, located in Haviland Hall (Room 5) on the north side of the Berkeley campus.

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Climate Justice Week: Learn what climate justice means and how you can take part!

Special Event | October 28 – November 1, 2019 every day | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, bNorth SERC Space

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Climate Justice Week aims to create an intentional space to engage the wider UC Berkeley community on the intersections of climate change and social justice. Find more information at serc.berkeley.edu/cjw

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | August 29 – November 21, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

War in Raqqa: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Special Event | October 22 – December 20, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 2-5 p.m. |  2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology )

 Human Rights Center

Experience photographs, videos, open source investigations, and 360° Virtual Reality that document the assault on Raqqa, Syria by coalition forces in 2017. The show draws on Amnesty International's investigations, supported by students in UC Berkeley's Human Rights Investigations Lab and the Digital Verification Corps worldwide. Immerse yourself in video, testimonials, satellite imagery and maps...   More >

LEP Halloween Celebration

Social Event | October 31 | 5-6:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Mezzanine

 SLC Language Exchange Program

Join us this Thursday, 10/31, from 5-6:30PM for the LEP Halloween Celebration!

Come share terrifying tales, snap some Photo Boo-th pics, and create your own otherworldly works of art with fellow language enthusiasts. Don’t forget to come dressed up in your most spooky, elaborate, or ridiculous attire: the best costumes will be awarded a wicked surprise!

Ghoulish goodies and tasty treats...   More >

  RSVP online