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Join the 2012/2013 Peer Advising Team!

*Do you have vision? Think you could be a leader in the CED community? * *Join the 2012/2013 Peer Advising Team! Responsibilities include: * * Providing effective one-on-one advising and counseling skills through active listening * Professional development areas such as resume development, successful interviewing, networking, internship & job search, and more. * Facilitating the Change-of-College process from students in other colleges into CED * Organizing our well-attended monthly Undergraduate Social Hours (event coordination and facilitation!) * Interesting projects related to your *specialist* role * Representing the College of Environmental Design at large-scale campus events such as Cal Day and Welcome Week. *Peer Advisers will participate in a 2-day training retreat, and will earn 2 units in a 198 (Group Study) course.* ** *To Learn More or Apply: Please send Rachel Klein, Peer Program Coordinator, a co

How are you affecting change at UC Berkeley?

Did you found a student group? Do you participate in service projects? Do you raise money for causes? Do you tutor in an elementary school? Are you involved in the Peace Corps? Have you led a student protest to Sacramento? Have you created a DeCal? Have you organized a letter-writing campaign? have you helped change policy at the local, state or federal level? What else have you done...   We'd like to hear how you are creating positive social change and we'd like to showcase this on campus! How can you do this? *SUBMIT A 30-45 SECOND VIDEO CLIP BY MAY 1, 2012 BY NOON :* 1) Film Your own clip and submit it to calstayday@gmail.com (create a youtube or fb link) 2) Attend our "Filming Night" and we'll film for you: _Wed, April 25th, 5pm-7pm_, Wurster Hall, 10th floor conference room (elevator to 9th floor) - free pizza! 3) If you can't do #1 or #2, email schou@berkeley.edu and we'll help you out! *WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU FOR YOUR SUBMISSION:* 1) Your full n

Arch Majors Non-CED Scholarships/Fellowships for 2012-13

Dear Students, As the semester wraps up, scholarships and fellowships for 2012-13 are  probably the last thing on your mind. Nevertheless, there are some really  great opportunities out there offered by external organizations. Here are  seven opportunities to consider: ----- *AIA Santa Clara Valley Chapter Scholarships Deadline*: Monday, April 23, 2012 *Awards*: 4-8 students each awarded $1,000 to $5,000. *Eligibility*: Undergraduate or graduate architecture student who will be  enrolled in a school of architecture during the 2012-13 academic year.  Please see the scholarship website for more details. *Summary*: AIASCV Scholarships support tuition and other educational  expenses associated with pursing an architectural degree. *AIASCV Scholarship Contact*: AIA Santa Clara Valley,  (408) 298-0611 *Application:*  http://www.aiascv.org/ displaycommon.cfm?an=1& subarticlenbr=19 ----- ----- *2012 SOM Prize and Travel Fellowship for Architecture, Design, and Urban  Design Deadline*: Mond

SFpark research is hiring student observers

Hi everyone, DCRP Professor Dan Chatman is again hiring student surveyors as part  of a study of San Francisco’s demand based parking pilot, SFpark. This  is the third and final round of observations. Pay is $12/hour but may  be increased with experience. Shifts occur between 7:30am and 6pm, in  spans of 4.5 hours, each weekday except holidays. Surveyors will be  reimbursed for BART fare. Contact me ( sarahfine@berkeley.edu ) for more information. Thanks! Sarah Fine

Stressed OUT? Give Yourself A Break (April 26, 5-6 pm, 314B Wurster)

CED Undergrads-- Feeling stressed?   Frantic?    Out of sorts?    Overwhelmed by school or personal commitments?   Give yourself a break and learn some strategies that can help you cope with end-of-semester stress. Give Yourself A Break Thursday, April 26, 5-6pm (food provided) 314B Wurster This workshop is designed for stressed-out CED students to learn and practice effective techniques to help them better manage their distress. These proven strategies will focus on ways to engage your mind, body, heart, and soul to channel resiliency and relaxation when you need it most. Stephanie Ho, Ph.D., staff psychologist at CPS with 10 years of experience working in college counseling.  Specialty areas include stress management, anxiety, depression, interpersonal and relationship issues, and multicultural concerns. 

CED Events SU 12 Visual Studies drawing courses

Need a course to fulfill the CED Upper Div Outside Major requirement? Consider taking one of these summer drawing courses in Visual Studies! *VS 185 X :/Special Topics: Word and Image://Paint & Pixel, Drawing for Designers/* *Instructor -- Katie Hawkinson* 3 units June 18 - Aug 10 Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 12-noon *COURSE DESCRIPTION:* This studio / computer course intends to build fundamental visual perception through direct creative practice. It is an enquiry into the elemental aspects of visual expression common to all design and visual arts such as: color, line, shape, texture, pattern, composition, volume, and space. What makes it different is that it's a fusion of working with traditional media by hand and on the computer through drawing, diagramming, color, painting, photography, and collage. Students will gain proficiency in making single and sequential images, and a working knowledge of visually based computer programs like Photoshop and Illustrator. Additiona

Arch Majors Cal Construction Team - Great Opportunity

Cal Construction Team! Interested in gaining some extracurricular design experience? Cal Construction offers an exciting competition environment to get  real-life experience as part of a Design-Build team. Everyone is welcome  to attend the Construction introductory meeting on Thursday, April 19th  at 6:00 PM in 406 Davis Hall. We will give an overview of the different  types of competitions and options for involvement, and current team  members will share a bit of their experience from last year. If you have any questions please contact Teddy Rorscher at  forcher@berkeley.edu We look forward to keep raising the bar, and we hope to see you there!

ENV DES 101B - Fall 12

Environmental Design 101B FALL 2012 the NOTEBOOK CLASS DESIGN WITH LANGUAGE / CREATIVE WRITING TUESDAYS, 6-9PM, ROOM 270 WURSTER HALL SYLLABUS: FIFTEEN WEEKLY PROMPTS APPROVED FOR THE CREATIVE WRITING MINOR FOR ENGLISH DEPARTMENT CREDIT CONTACT   kenmahru@berkeley.edu PROFESSOR LIFCHEZ /  LIFCHEZ@BERKELEY.EDU OFFICE HOURS WEDNESDAY 4-6, 474 WURSTER

CED Events 2012 CED Undergraduate Thesis Prize: Deadline for submissions is Fri, 4/27

Dear Students, I hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather! Please feel free to ignore  this message if you are not an undergraduate student who has completed a  thesis paper during the Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 semester. CED Prizes & Awards is currently accepting submissions for the *2012 CED  Undergraduate Thesis Prize*. The prize honors excellent papers composed by  undergraduate students for their senior thesis. Below are details regarding  the prize: *Deadline for submissions*: Midnight, Friday, April 27, 2012 *Eligibility*: Undergraduate students who have completed a thesis paper  during the Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 semesters. *Award*: $100-$300. The winning student will also be included in the 2012  CED Prizes & Awards Booklet, and will be honored at the Prizes & Awards  Ceremony on Sunday, May 13, 2012. *Jurors: *Professors Ray Lifchez and Andy Shanken *Submission Materials*:   1. A PDF of your final Undergraduate Thesis paper.   2. A cover sheet including your fu

Residential design/build firm internship

Small construction firm looking for a versatile intern/assistant interested in learning how to run a residential design/build firm.   Ideal candidate would be:   -comfortable on a job site learning trades or in my home office doing construction administration tasks -someone with a truck, or at least some transportation to get to my home offices in Marin and San Francisco, and job sites around the Bay Area -someone with interest, aptitude and/or ability to learn carpentry and construction skills as well as office and organizational skills -someone who can do html, update website, light cad work, etc...   It's possible I may hire two separate people, so feel free to contact me if you are only interested in one half of the position.   Hours and pay negotiable depending on experience.   Website is  www.dahlgrendb.com ,   Contact Steve at  415 819 0684  or  dahlgrendb@gmail.com   Thank you for your interest. -- Steve Dahlgren Owner, Dahlgren Des

Be a Power Agent for UCB (myPower campaign)

From a recent CED grad for those of you interested in energy/sustainability: I don't know if you have heard or know about the myPower campaign at Berkeley, which includes the campus energy dashboard that went live/public last week ( mypower.berkeley.edu ). I worked on the technical aspects of the project, and I'm pretty excited to see it live finally because the whole project took longer than anticipated.  The campaign is also recruiting volunteers, which they call "Power Agents". If you know any CED student who is interested in energy/sustainability, I'd encourage them to sign up.  The informational flyer is here:  http://mypower.dreamhosters. com/pdf/PowerAgentsFlyer.pdf .

Internship-WATG

Summer Internships! Recognized as the world’s leading hospitality design firm, WATG has created more successful resort destinations than any other firm on the planet. We are always looking for talented and energetic individuals to join the WATG family in Honolulu, Irvine, Seattle, London, and Singapore.   Currently we have opportunities in our: Location:  Irvine, CA 92618 Number of position available: (3), Landscape, Planning and Architecture Must be actively in school participating in either a Bachelors or Masters program, within the particular discipline applying for. The Intern position performs routine assignments under the direct supervision of others. Will receive specific instructions regarding tasks and expected results. The Intern position provides assistance to project teams and other staff members as required on basic phases of the project. It is essential for the Intern position to demonstrate an eagerness and willingness to learn. Relocation funds are not ava

CACP 2012 Scholarship

We are a non-profit organization seeking  students that are interested in a $1,000 scholarship. We are looking for students that are majoring in the architecture, engineering, or  construction related fields. They must have a 3.0 or higher GPA to be  qualified.  Please pass these fliers out to your school for this huge  opportunity. You can also find the application on our website: www.cacpla.org < http://www. cacp la.org/ > Should you have any questions, please feel free to call me @ 626-309-9333 or contact Michael Chiu @ 626-255-6860  or Lucia Tam @ 626-221-2888  for further questions regarding the free scholarship. Regards, Susan Chieng, Administrative Assistant Chinese American Construction Professionals 5924 Temple City Blvd. Temple City, CA 91780 Tel:  626-309-9333 Fax:  626-309-9930

Spark Will Award 3 Intel/Singularity Univ. Workshop Scholarships to Concept Entrants

http://www.sparkawards.com/ 2012/04/19/sparkcamp-is-back/ Dear Educators and Students-- When is it the best time to enter Spark:Concept? When we're giving something away, of course. Please alert your classmates, friends and students-- Spark:Concept is bringing back our popular scholarship program. Three talented Spark:Concept student entrants will receive a special, two-day workshop in Silicon Valley at the Singularity University. More details below-- Time Is Short The three scholarships will be announced May 2nd. To be eligible for consideration, your designs must be entered into Spark by May 1, 2012. ------------------------------ ------------------------------ ------------------ Ideation Camp at the Singularity University Intel, Singularity University and Spark are sponsoring an Ideation Camp at the Singularity University on May 12-13th. Three student entrants from Spark:Concept Awards will be chosen. This Bay Area (near San Francisco) two-day camp will guide students

Career Drop-In@Wurster Tues, Apr 24 - last day

CED grads and undergrads-- Still looking for a summer job or internship? Have a question about resumes, job and internship search hints, or interviewing? Drop-in for a personal career counseling session for answers!  Tuesday, April 24 is the last day of drop-in career counseling  for the semester.  Career Counseling Drop-ins @ CED 220 Wurster, Tuesdays, 1-4pm NOTE: DROP INS END 4/24

AIAS Last General Meeting

AIAS' last general meeting is on today (Thursday 7pm) in 101 Wurster! We have our very own, Rudabe Pakravan, as our guest speaker. We will also introduce the new board members for next school year, and let you know what exciting events we have planned to finish up the semester.  If you're a continuing student, and have been an AIAS member this year, make sure to attend this meeting to find out information about receiving discounts for next year's membership!  Please see the link below for detailed information. Hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/ events/370155539690597/

Two beneficial events for graduating seniors

Hello Everyone, Cal Alumni Association has a few fun events for graduating seniors to connect them to the resources necessary so that they are successful after leaving Cal. Please consider informing them about these two opportunities? Go Bears, Eddy Crochetiere First Year Out: Surviving Life After Cal Wednesday May 2nd, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. First Year Out is a "life skills" seminar designed to teach you the basics of banking, investing, personal finance, insurance, and health care after graduation. One 14K gold Jostens class ring by Jostens will be raffled off to attendees! Food and drink will be provided. RSVP:  http://caa.convio.net/site/ Calendar?id=105481&view=Detail The Last Grrr-rah! Saturday, May 5 th , 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. What’s the best method for networking with successful young alumni? With tacos and margaritas, of course! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the end of your college career with your classmates as young alumni welcome

Cal Construction Design-Build Team

Interested in gaining some extracurricular design experience? Cal Construction offers an exciting competition environment to get real-life experience as part of a Design-Build team. Everyone is welcome to attend the Cal Construction introductory meeting on Thursday, April 19th at 6:00 PM in 406 Davis Hall. We will give an overview of the different types of competitions and options for involvement, and current team members will share a bit of their experience from last year. If you have any questions please contact Teddy Forscher at forscher@berkeley.edu . We look forward to keep raising the bar, and we hope to see you there! Thanks, Tiffany --  Tiffany Yuan College of Environmental Design University of California, Berkeley Architecture 2013 (510) 565-2962