<< Week of February 14 >>

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

FULL: Roving Ambassador Two-day Training

Information Session | February 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Perry Hall, UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Roving Ambassador Two-day Training: Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 10, 10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Do you love plants and nature? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Become a Roving Ambassador!

 THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Sunday Funday: Let's Hear It For the Girls!

Special Event | February 10 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join us in celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science, with Scientific Adventures for Girls! Discover some of the contributions and major scientific advances that women have made throughout history. Draw your idea of a "scientist" to add to our art gallery, then get creative with a hands-on exploration project. What does a scientist look like? Like YOU!


Scientific Adventures...   More >

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

Legacy Night: A Student and Alumni Networking Dinner

Special Event | February 10 | 6-8 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Alumni Student Association (CASA)

The Cal Alumni Student Association cordially invites you to our annual Legacy Night. This formal dinner is intended to recognize top UC Berkeley students and Cal alumni in their fields who have left a legacy, on or off campus. Get in the spirit with a performance from our favorite Cal student group! Join us to celebrate the achievements of our Golden Bears and connect with the leaders of...   More >

  Register online or or by emailing Talia Panadero at talia.panadero@berkeley.edu

Monday, February 11, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

UCDC Info Session: Fall 2019 application deadline, February 21, 2019

Information Session | February 11 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, UCDC

 The UC Berkeley Washington Program

Come learn about how to spend a semester working and studying in Washington, DC. UCDC sends students from all majors to intern and take classes in DC, earning a full semester of Berkeley credit.

Splunk Info-Session

Information Session | February 11 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. By monitoring and analyzing everything from customer clickstreams and transactions to network activity and call records—and more—Splunk turns machine data into valuable insights no matter what business you're in. It's what we call operational intelligence. Splunk is growing rapidly...   More >

Berkeley Summer Abroad in Cusco, Peru: The Archaeology of the Incas

Information Session | February 11 | 7 p.m. | Bowles Hall, Main Lounge

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn more about the Summer Abroad in Peru program at this info session. Program advisers and faculty will be on hand to answer your questions.

Discover the ancient Inca Civilization in its former capital Cusco, Peru, through first-hand anthropological research and visits to historical Andean sites.
In this program, you will be hands-on at an archaeological dig, learning field methods in...   More >

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Summer Abroad in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany

Information Session | February 12 | 10 a.m. | 270 Stephens Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn more about the Summer Abroad in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany: The History of Belonging and Coexistence in Modern Europe program at this info session. Program advisers and faculty will be on hand to answer your questions.

Who “belongs” in Europe and how do refugee communities and ethnic minorities fit into the European Union experiment?

Dive deep into the history of coexistence...   More >

Darwin Day at the Essig Museum: Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin (1809)

Tour/Open House | February 12 | 12-5 p.m. | 1170 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Peter Oboyski, Essig Museum of Entomology

 Essig Museum of Entomology

Celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday with special behind-the-scenes tours of the Essig Museum insect collection in the Valley Life Sciences Building.Also on display will be Galapagos finches, rodents, a marine iguana, and tortoise shell, herbarium specimens, live orchids and insectivorous plants.

Certificate Program in Marketing Online Information Session

Information Session | February 12 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how UC Berkeley Extension equips you with a solid understanding of marketing’s most up-to-date concepts and techniques. For more information, visit the Certificate Program in Marketing.

  Make reservations online

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.

Summer Abroad Programs Rooted in Social Justice: Berkeley Summer Abroad and Global Internships

Information Session | February 12 | 1-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn about the Berkeley Summer Abroad and Global Internship programs that utilize social justice and anti-oppression methodologies. Advisers will also give an overview of all the programs offered through Summer Abroad and Global Internships. Presentation runs until 1:45 p.m., then advisers will be available for individual advising until 3 p.m.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 5 – April 30, 2019 every Tuesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Debbie Jan

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.

Catalyst Group to End Youth Homelessness Meeting

Meeting | February 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Innovations 4 Youth

The Catalyst Group to End Youth Homelessness aims to create synergy between research, policy, and practice to eliminate youth homelessness in the Bay Area and on the UC Berkeley campus. Our group brings students, faculty, staff, and community partners together to leverage individual expertise of lived experiences of homelessness, research, and advocacy. We welcome all to attend a meeting and work...   More >

Open House and Info Session

Information Session | February 12 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 The Program in Critical Theory

Join The Program in Critical Theory’s faculty and students for a panel discussion and Q&A about the Designated Emphasis (DE) in Critical Theory. All UC Berkeley Ph.D. students interested in applying to the DE are invited to attend. Refreshments and informal social to follow.

The Program in Critical Theory’s DE enables graduate students already enrolled in UC Berkeley Ph.D. programs from across...   More >

IBM Networking Night

Information Session | February 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come meet us.

What is like to work at IBM?
Join us as IBMers in a variety of technical roles share day-in-the-life stories about their work and provide an inside look on what makes engineering at IBM unique.

Are you submitting applications this semester?
We'll also share some insight into IMB's recruiting process.

Feel free to bring questions, as we'll close with a panel and Q&A.

Vicarious Trauma Workshop

Meeting | February 12 | 6-8 p.m. | 10 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 International Human Rights Workshop

A workshop on understanding, recognizing, and addressing trauma workshop hosted by the International Human Rights Workshop.



Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at accessibility@berkeley.edu.

Sponsored by the Graduate Assembly.

Berkeley Summer Abroad in Portugal: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Information Session | February 12 | 7 p.m. | Memorial Stadium, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology - SCET

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Come hear about this unique program where you can not only study, but also travel in Portugal with over 400 students from around the world at the European Innovation Academy!

This program is open to ALL MAJORS and will be hosted in Porto and Cascais, Portugal (right next to Lisbon).

Earn 6 units of upper division IEOR course credits:
IND ENG 185: Challenge Lab (4 units)
IND ENG 192:...   More >

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

2019 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 13 | 10-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a social engagement project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000.

Berkeley Summer Abroad in Geneva, Switzerland: Business Innovation for Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Positive Impact

Information Session | February 13 | 12 p.m. | C335 Cheit Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn more about the Summer Abroad Geneva, Switzerland: Business Innovation for Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Positive Impact program. Advisers and faculty will be on hand to answer your questions.

Explore the relationship between business needs and social concerns in Geneva, a hub of multinational companies, government, and NGOs concerned with global trade, human rights,...   More >

Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | February 13 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension’s Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies</a> is a comprehensive, accelerated course of study that is designed by paralegals for paralegals and taught by practicing attorneys.

  Register online

Exhibition Highlights Tour

Tour/Open House | February 13 | 12:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Discover highlights from current exhibitions on a guided tour led by BAMPFA education staff.

Berkeley Summer Abroad in Manila, Philippines: Narratives of Tradition and Resistance

Information Session | February 13 | 2 p.m. | 341 Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Learn more about the Summer Abroad Manila, Philippines: Narratives of Tradition and Resistance program at this info session. Program advisers and faculty will be on hand to answer your questions.

Learn about Philippine history, culture, and society through interactions with Filipino people, as well as selected lectures by leading scholars in the Philippines. Students will be based at the...   More >

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-4 p.m. | Cafe International House

 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 advisors. All UCB students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but...   More >

International Student Drop-In Career Advising

Meeting | January 23 – May 1, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd Floor

 Career Center

Students sign up on site for a 15-minute appointment. First come, first served.

These drop-in appointments can be helpful for your quick questions on the following topics:

-Resume/Cover Letter Critique
-Job or Internship Search
-Networking
-Career Fair Preparation
-Interview Preparation
-Graduate/Professional Program Application
-Others

Berkeley Global Internships: Earn academic credit while gaining practical internship experience over the summer.

Information Session | February 13 | 3 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Earn academic credit while gaining practical internship experience domestically or abroad. Learn more about UC Berkeley Global Internships at this event and see how your summer can transform you!

Learn more about Berkeley Global Internships here: globalinternships.berkeley.edu

2019 locations include: Boston, Dublin, Hong Kong, Israel, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mumbai, Paris, Prague, San...   More >

San Francisco World History Reading Group: Dear Leader, by Jang Jin-sung

Meeting | February 13 | 5-7 p.m. |  Civic Center Secondary School

 727 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Teachers in ORIAS World History Reading Groups read one book each month within a global studies theme. Participants meet monthly to eat and spend two hours in collegial conversation. It is a relaxing, intellectually rich atmosphere for both new and experienced teachers.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.

  Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu

C3 IoT Info-Session

Information Session | February 13 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Meaningful Work. Top Technology.
Award-Winning Culture & Talented Team.

C3 is a leading enterprise AI software provider for accelerating digital transformation. The comprehensive and proven C3 AI Suite uses a model-driven abstraction layer to enable organizations to develop, deploy, and operate enterprise scale AI applications 10x to 100x faster than alternative approaches. C3 is Hiring the...   More >

Swahili Table

Social Event | January 23 – May 8, 2019 every Wednesday | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter Taproom

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Elizabeth Resor

 Center for African Studies

Every Wednesdays speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter Taproom. This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases, but we will provide the good company (don't worry- beverage/food purchases are NOT required). And of course, Swahili speaking...   More >

Career Connections: Business Roles in Health

Social Event | February 13 | 6-8 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Alumni and student networking event.

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, February 14, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Study Abroad Office Hours at Educational Opportunity Program

Information Session | February 14 – May 9, 2019 every Thursday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Educational Opportunity Program- MLK BNorth CE3

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at Educational Opportunity Program on Thursdays from 10 am-noon this spring to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!

Sign-up on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 7 – May 2, 2019 every Thursday | 1-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Michael Sholinbeck

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.
NOTE: On Feb. 14: 2:15-3pm only

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

The Future of Foods - Alt.Meat

Special Event | February 14 | 4-6 p.m. | 306 Soda Hall

 Kim Juelg, Flavorist, Givaudan

 Scott May, Head, MISTA

 Danny Rubenstein, Strategic Advisor, Mista; Matt Spears, Associate Account Manager, Givaudan; Julie Emsing Mann, Global Protein Program Manager, Ingredion; Kora Kukic, Senior Plant Protein Specialist, Nestle; Joe Light, Vice President, Ingredion

 Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

The event will feature a panel of industry experts in the growing landscape of food engineering, flavoring, and meat alternatives. What is the future of meat alternatives? How will humans eat in the future? How will our relationship with food change?

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program Information Session

Information Session | February 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Alberto Ledesma, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity--Division of Arts and Humanities, Mellon Mays Program

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesCrqjW8wj5t-miqBZY6p8y8EzoOgVABquum_IGA5F0sM8Ww/viewform
The MMUF Program at UC Berkeley targets students with exceptional academic promise in the humanities or social sciences who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in the academy.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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

BIO Bears Meetup: Art Lovers Meetup

Social Event | February 15 | 2-4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join fellow art-lovers to explore the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive right next to campus. Admission is free for Cal students!

We will meet right outside of the BAMPFA at 2 PM on February 15, and spend about an hour viewing the exhibits. Come see amazing art and meet new friends--what's not to like?

RSVP here.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

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

Film to Table: Monrovia, Indiana

Special Event | February 16 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Following the screening of Frederick Wiseman's most recent documentary, join your fellow filmgoers for a scrumptious meal, prepared and served by Babette chefs Joan and Patrick. Film and dinner require separate ticket purchase.

For his latest film, the director trains his camera on small-town America in the age of Trump, observing the citizens of Monrovia, Indiana, after the 2016 national...   More >