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UC Berkeley Extension Invites Public to Free Lectures and Events
|By Business Wire
|August 26, 2014 05:37 PM EDT
Berkeley Extension announces its fall 2014 event lineup, featuring
topics ranging from health care to volunteering to interior design. All
events are free and open to the general public. UC Berkeley Extension
presents these events each year as part of its mission to bring the
educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the
Bay Area community.
Affordable Care Act: Access and Consumer Issues
the Affordable Care Act accomplished in California, what progress has
been made under Covered California and what access and consumer issues
Sept. 10; 4:30–6 pm; UC Berkeley Extension Golden
Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley
Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous
The LASER series,
chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi, features forward thinkers
discussing projects that expand existing art and science paradigms.
panelists: John Edmark, Stanford University art and art history
professor; Edward Frenkel, UC Berkeley mathematics professor; Alison
Gopnik, UC Berkeley psychology professor; Stephen Palmer, UC Berkeley
December panelists: Lily Alexander, UC
Santa Cruz Ph.D. student; Paula Birnbaum, University of San Francisco
art history/arts management associate professor and program director;
Carlo Sequin, UC Berkeley computer science professor; Andrea Steves,
Oct. 8 and Dec. 10; 7–9 pm; UC Berkeley
Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley
Topics in Cybersecurity
Cyberattacks have increased
dramatically in the past decade, exposing sensitive information,
upsetting critical business operations and disrupting economies. Get an
overview of cybersecurity from multiple perspectives in this timely
Oct. 9; 6:30–9:30 pm; UC Berkeley Extension San
Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St., San Francisco
Volunteering and UniversalGiving™
Learn how you can donate
and volunteer your time with top-performing, global projects, as well as
how to scale corporate social responsibility programs across the world.
9; 6–7 pm; UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St.,
Journeys at Litquake
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
in Writing graduates read their best creative works in fiction,
nonfiction and poetry as part of the Litquake festival, the largest
literary festival on the West Coast.
Oct. 18; 2–5 pm; UC
Berkeley Extension Art and Design Center, 95 Third St., San Francisco
and Precision Medicine
Jeanette McCarthy, adjunct associate
professor of medicine at Duke University and a visiting faculty member
in UCSF’s Division of Medical Genetics, gives an overview of how
advances in genomic science are affecting health care by dramatically
changing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
23; 6:30–7:30 pm; UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995
University Ave., Berkeley
Oxford: Oxford Berkeley Program Social
For more than 40
years, the Oxford Berkeley Program has brought two of the world’s great
universities together, uniting them in the shared experience of academic
discovery and rich history. Learn more about the program and Oxford in
this engaging lecture.
Oct. 28; 4–6 pm; UC Berkeley Extension
Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley
Interior Design: New Directions
Top San Francisco interiors
designers—Jay Jeffers, David Oldroyd, Antonio Martins and Catherine
Kwong—show images of their most recent work and discuss how their
businesses are being influenced, expanded and enhanced by the Internet
and social media.
Nov. 8; 12:45–4 pm; UC Berkeley
Extension San Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St., San Francisco
v4: The Future of Green Building Is Here
Gearhart—principal with Triple Green Building Group—outlines LEED’s
evolution, its global impact and the future opportunities it presents
for organizations and professionals. See how LEED v4 delivers more
flexibility, global reach and performance-focus in this entertaining
Dec. 4; 6:30–8:30 pm; UC Berkeley Extension San
Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St., San Francisco
UC Berkeley Extension, the continuing education branch of UC Berkeley,
offers professional and personal enrichment programs in the classroom
and online for adults in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
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