The Transferable Skills of Teaching

Online via Zoom

The GSI Center’s Workshops on Teaching for GSIs cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience. The purpose of the series is to offer GSIs, and other graduate students interested in teaching, opportunities for hands-on learning and practical discussion about pedagogy.

IMSA Ice Cream Social

South Hall 102 South, Berkeley

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! The Information Management Student Association (IMSA) is proud to present our first Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, April 10th at 12pm at South Hall! Come now to enjoy a nice scoop of ice cream while also getting a scoop of the iSchool and IMSA culture. Learn more about what the iSchool entails, talk to our student body, and how you can get involved. We’re cone-fident that you all will have a great time! Having you all there will be the cherry on top! To help us get a head count of attendees and dietary needs, please fill out this form by Tuesday, April 9th before midnight.

FGLI Grads Community Gathering

The Inclusive Excellence Hub 2515 Channing Way, Berkeley

Join FGLI Grads on April 10th from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM at the Inclusive Excellence Hub for a delightful Boba & Lunch Social. First-generation and/or low-income graduate students (and allies) can relax, connect, and build community. Everyone who attends will have a chance to win gift cards as part of Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. See you there!

2024 Just In Time Career & Internship Fair

Online via Zoom

All majors and degree levels are welcome to attend. This fair is open to currently enrolled UC Berkeley students and eligible alumni with a current Handshake account. Be sure to bring your UC Berkeley Student ID and copies of your updated resume to the fair. Business casual attire is recommended. Note: To view participating employers, select 'All Employers' and choose your filters of interest. This directory is updated in real-time, so check back often as the fair approaches!

UDL Strategies for Prolonged Student Engagement

Online via Zoom

What does it look like when students sustain effort in their learning? How can instructors cultivate learning activities that incorporate strategies to sustain effort and engagement? Through a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) lens, this 30 minute session will provide suggestions for strategies that encourage students to sustain effort over the course of complex learning or multi-step projects. In this workshop you will: Identify key strategies for sustaining effort when learning demands are complex Learn to apply  UDL principles to encourage students to sustain effort and persistence Explore options for sustaining effort and persistence in learning This session will run for 30 minutes, with an additional 15 minutes reserved for questions. This session will be held via Zoom. Please register to get the Zoom link. ➡️Register for this event here!⬅️ ***Registration for this session will close one hour before the session***

[Photobears] Advanced Light Source Tour

Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley Lab 6 Cyclotron Rd, Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Photobears invite you to the Advanced Light Source (ALS) tour hosted by +Antoine Wojdyla (LBNL). The Advanced Light Source (ALS) is a science user facility, operated by the U.S. Department of Energy and hosted at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. It features about 40 beamlines operating in the soft X-ray regime (100 eV-2000 eV; corresponding to wavelength between 1 and 10 nanometers), serving over 2,000 users annually who seek to take advantage of the high resolution and elemental sensitivity of the X-ray beam. Date & Time: April 10th 3pm-4pm, click here to add the event to your calendar Location: ALS at LBNL Please fill in the RSVP form before April 7th to secure your spot! Feel free to suggest alternative time slots through RSVP form and we might adjust or add time slots on demand. Why Join the Tour? Exclusive access: Get a glimpse behind the scenes of one of the world's leading X-ray light source facilities. Interactive visit: Engage in discussions, and explore the scientific possibilities enabled by the advanced techniques. Networking opportunity: Connect with fellow science enthusiasts, professionals, and researchers. Links for more information: About Advanced Light Source American Physics Society Newsletter, January 2024

Graduate Patio Party – Graduate Student Appreciation Event

Bear's Lair 2465 Bancroft Way #140, Berkeley

Attention Graduate Students, ready to unleash your inner creativity? Join the Student Union for an exciting and fun-filled Graduate Patio Party event in collaboration with the UC Berkeley Graduate Division. Come to the Bear's Lair on April 10, between 4 and 6 p.m., and get ready to paint some bisque ware pottery and pot some plants while indulging in delicious snacks and fun drinks! Get your creative juices flowing, and let's paint the town red.