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The Real ‘Skin in the Game’: The History of Naked, Sweaty, and Colorful Skin in the Human Lineage

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:10 PM
Nina Jablonski

Dr. Nina Jablonski will present the Hitchcock lectures on February 28 and March 1, 2017. The first lecture is titled "The Real ‘Skin in the Game’: The History of Naked, Sweaty, and Colorful Skin in the Human Lineage" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

The Cost of Color: The Health and Social Consequences of Skin Color for People Today

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:10 PM
Dr. Nina Jablonski

Dr. Nina Jablonski will present the Hitchcock lectures on February 28 and March 1, 2017. The second lecture is titled "The Cost of Color: The Health and Social Consequences of Skin Color for People Today" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. About the lecture Skin is the primary interface between ourselves and our environment, and changes in the...

Immigration Planning in an Era of Change -- President Trump’s Executive Orders and Post OPT Visa Options for Innovators, Investors and Entrepreneurs

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Bernard Wolfsdorf, a California State Bar Specialist in Immigration Law will discuss immigration strategic planning for students, staff and faculty. Mr. Wolfsdorf is past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and will provide insight into the Trump Administration's restrictive thinking on immigration, including new Executive Orders and likely new legislation. This presentation...

Global Leadership: Thriving in an Intercultural Workplace

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM

As companies and organizations are becoming more and more global, understanding different cultural styles is paramount, as is making constructive efforts to bridge significant gaps in these various styles. This 3-hour skill-building workshop will enhance your leadership skills, performance and team development. Learning Outcomes: Enhance your awareness of your own and others’ intercultural...

Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM

The Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lectureship annually brings to the University of California at Berkeley a distinguished scholar, professional military person or government official for a series of lectures on specific national security subjects. The Lectureship provides a better and fuller understanding and awareness of national security concerns in the light of geopolitical balance,...

Here to Career: Skills for Landing Your Dream Job

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Career Workshop

Increase your chances of landing your dream job by participating in this interactive, skill-building career workshop that reveals unique strategies to make your resume and cover letter standout, and give you a competitive edge in interviewing and networking! Free!

Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 4:10 PM
Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle will present the Weinstock lecture on March 21, 2017. Her lecture is titled "Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

The Science of Burnout

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM

At this day-long seminar, led by GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.--with special guests celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, Ph.D., burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.--you’ll explore the characteristics of burnout, its negative consequences, and the individual and organizational factors that make it more or less...