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The Throwaways

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The Throwaways

Homeless filmmaker, activist and co-director Ira McKinley, using his unique perspective, exposes how the current economic crisis is having a devastating effect on those who are in greatest need. This documentary challenges viewers to confront the daily struggles and hopes of those living on the fringes of a society that has rejected and forgotten them. Two Film screenings will be shown at 6...

The Throwaways

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Homeless filmmaker, activist and co-director Ira McKinley, using his unique perspective, exposes how the current economic crisis is having a devastating effect on those who are in greatest need. This documentary challenges viewers to confront the daily struggles and hopes of those living on the fringes of a society that has rejected and forgotten them. Two Film screenings will be shown at 6...

Zumba Classes

Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Get in shape while dancing your stress away at Zumba classes with instructor Nadia Qabazard! 8-9:30pm . Free for residents, $10 public

Boost your Career! Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 3:30 PM

Thinking about doing an internship or volunteering while you are studying at Cal? Come to this information session to learn more about UC Berkeley’s public service internship and volunteer programs and hear from international students that have participated in them!

The Philosophy of "As If"

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah will present the Howison Lecture on Friday February 6, 2015. The lecture, entitled "The Philosophy of "As If"," will commence at 4:10 pm. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Mifflin W. Gibbs: Doing Some Great Thing

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Mifflin W. Gibbs

This documentary illustrates the amazing life of Mifflin W. Gibbs. Born free in Philadelphia in 1923, Mifflin worked on the Underground Railroad and lectured with Frederick Douglass. Later, he owned a successful store during the California Gold Rush, served as a City Councilman in Victoria, British Columbia, became a lawyer and was the first black man elected as judge in the United States....

SIETAR SF Bay Area Meeting

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Join SIETAR SF Bay Area on Wednesday, February 11 to explore immigrant issues and hear from an Afghani author.

HarvEst Distinguished Women Lecture Series- Featuring Laura Tyson

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Laura Tyson

Laura Tyson will present the HarvEst lecture on February 17, 2015 titled "Women’s Work in the World Economy: A Personal & Political Perspective from Laura Tyson." The lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Summer Opportunities Fair

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Wondering what to do next summer? Visit the Summer Opportunities Fair to learn about exciting summer options for UC Berkeley students, including summer courses, study abroad, student jobs and internships, research, volunteer and service, housing, and more. Representatives from Berkeley campus units will be tabling with information on their courses and programs, including: Berkeley...

Climate Policy and Politics: Changing the Conversation

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Tom Steyer

Join Tom Steyer, advanced energy advocate, investor and philanthropist, for the 6th Annual Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics & Public Policy. Moderated by Governor Jennifer Granholm.

Universe or Muiltiverse

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Andrei Linde

Cosmological observations show that the universe is very uniform on the maximally large scale accessible to our telescopes. The best theoretical explanation of this uniformity is provided by the inflationary theory. I will briefly describe the status of this theory in view of recent observational data obtained by the Planck satellite. Rather paradoxically, this theory predicts that on a very...

Profit and Loss

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Profit & Loss

From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people fight the loss of land, water and health to mining and oil industries. The film is part of the Sacred Land Film Project and the screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.

Reducing the Military Budget: Necessary to Improve Our Quality of Life

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Congressman Barney Frank

UC Berkeley Regents' Lecture with Congressman Barney Frank 5:30 p.m. Reception with Refreshments 6:00 p.m. Presentation and Q&A

CED Career Fair 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM

The College of Environmental Design (CED) and the Career Center at UC Berkeley are pleased to announce the 16th Annual CED Career Fair on Thursday, March 12, 2014 at International House.

Fire and Ice

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Fire and Ice

From the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to the Andes of Peru, indigenous highland communities battle threats to their forests, farms and faith. The film is part of the Sacred Land Film Project and the screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.

Healthcare 2024

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Kathleen Sebelius

Former Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, will present the Weinstock lecture on March 31, 2015. The lecture, entitled "Healthcare 2024," is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Hitchock Lecture: Paul Goldberger - The Generic City

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Paul Goldberger, Joseph Urban Chair of Design and Architecture at the New School, will lecture on the "Generic City". April 21, 2015 - 4:10pm at the Chevron Auditorium, International House.

Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Paul Goldberger

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Paul Goldberger

Paul Goldberger will present the Hitchcock lectures on April 20 and April 21, 2015. The first lecture, titled "The Generic City," is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Hitchock Lecture: Paul Goldberger - The Creative City

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Join Paul Goldberger, Joseph Urban Chair in Design & Architecture, The New School, for the second part of his lecture. He will discuss the question of how cities remain catalysts for creativity, and why. April 21, 4:10pm, Chevron Auditorium, I-House.

Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Paul Goldberger

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Paul Goldberger

Paul Goldberger will present the Hitchcock lectures on April 20 and April 21, 2015. The second lecture, titled "The Creative City," is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Islands of Sanctuary

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Islands of Sanctuary

From Aboriginal Australia to Native Hawai’i, indigenous activists reclaim land from government and the military. The film is part of the Sacred Land Film Project and the screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.