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UC Berkeley Extension Invites Public to Free Lectures and Events

UC 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.

The Affordable Care Act: Access and Consumer Issues
Learn what the Affordable Care Act accomplished in California, what progress has been made under Covered California and what access and consumer issues lie ahead.
Sept. 10; 4:30–6 pm; UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley

LASER: 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.
October 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 psychology professor
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, multimedia artist
Oct. 8 and Dec. 10; 7–9 pm; UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley

Current 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 lecture.
Oct. 9; 6:30–9:30 pm; UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St., San Francisco

Philanthropy, 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.
Oct. 9; 6–7 pm; UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus, 160 Spear St., San Francisco

Writing 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

Genomic 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.
Oct. 23; 6:30–7:30 pm; UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley

Discover 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

Talking 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

LEED v4: The Future of Green Building Is Here
Kelly S. 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 evening event.
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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