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Abroad Opportunities with The Green Program

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Ecocity Builders 1st Annual Member Event

Ecocity Builders 1st Annual Member Event featuring the launch of the Ecocity 30 Day Zero Waste Challenge   RSVP on   Eventbrite  today   Friday, June 8th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm Impact Hub Oakland Plaza   2323 Broadway, downtown Oakland (near 19th Street BART) Featuring: Inspiring talks by Ecocity & Zero Waste visionaries An introduction to Ecocity Builders' new membership program Launch of the Ecocity 30 Day Zero Waste Challenge Ecocitizen of the Year Award Come join a community of solutionaries in connecting the threads of personal engagement and local action within the broader framework for healthier human and natural systems. Speakers Highlight: Debra Baida ( Liberated Spaces ): Gary Barker ( Ditto Sustainable Brand Solutions ) Maricelle Cardenas ( Stop Waste ) Kirstin Miller ( Ecocity Builders )

Chicanx Studies Summer Session D with Open Seats

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New add-drop deadline, effective fall 2018

New add-drop deadline, effective fall 2018 Dear students, Effective fall 2018, the deadline for all undergraduate students to add and drop classes will move to Wednesday of week four of the semester. The fall 2018 deadline to add and drop classes will be Wednesday, September 12 at 11:59PM PT . This deadline applies to all courses not on the Early Drop Deadline list . The deans made this decision to improve the student experience. The new deadline will increase students’ chances of enrolling in the classes they need: seats will open up early enough for eligible waitlisted students to enroll and succeed in their classes. Also, classes will stabilize earlier, which means that faculty and students can settle in to teaching and learning earlier, and there will be less disruption to group work. On Thursday and Friday of week four, departments will be adding students from waitlists to fill vacated seats, so make sure you drop yourself from the waitlists of any courses you no

Dance theater seeking women of color

Juan Manuel Adalpe, a PhD candidate in Performance Studies, is seeking women of color with GIS skills to collaborate on a very interesting socially engaged dance/art project in Fruitvale, Oakland. I am a collaborator with NaKa Dance Theater, an interdisciplinary arts group that uses installation, multimedia, dance movement, theater, and site-specific environments for public-facing, community-based projects in the Oakland/San Francisco, CA, area. We are currently engaged in a three-year, community project with Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA), a grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women with a double mission of promoting personal transformation and building community power for social and economic justice. MUA values training and preparing immigrant Latina women to create equal access in the area of health, education, housing, safety, and employment in historically marginalized communities in the Bay Area.  We are working on a project that blends geographic information sc

Physical Science Breadth Courses with Open Seats [SUMMER and FALL]


NEW Film and Media Course for Fall 2018

FILM 198: DIRECTED GROUP STUDY: ADVANCED FILM WRITING Instructor: Eileen Jones CN: 21451 - 4 Units Weds  10AM - 1PM Dwinelle 226 This 4 Unit course will serve to instruct undergraduate film majors in advanced film studies analysis, research, and writing. A variety of forms of writing will be undertaken, including film analysis, research scholarship, essay argumentation, film criticism, and film festival programming notes. Interested students should be pursuing ONE OR MORE of the following goals: writing a film studies honors thesis in Spring Semester 2019 seeking a challenging “capstone” experience that involves honing the skills already learned doing coursework in the film studies major attending graduate school in media studies considering professional opportunities that require advanced writing skills Because of the extensive writing requirements of this course and the necessity of significant instructor feedback, enrollment num

NEW Course for Fall 2018

Special Topics in Rhetoric : Science and Public Rhetoric 189A | CCN: 32905 Instructor:  Nasser Zakariya 4 Units T/TH  9:30-11:00am , 222 Wheeler Science in public takes different shapes. It is defended as universal knowledge essential to human persistence and human thriving. It is critiqued as a particular knowledge that looks to ground itself, failing to take stock of the historical and social conditions that impose on its claims and ambitions. It is, lastly, dismissed or vilified as false or even fake. How then does modern science relate to social and political values? Can scientific facts simply be independent of these values? Should they be independent? If scientific knowledge is often esoteric, yet crucial to social welfare and to political and environmental futures, how should publics relate to that knowledge? In what ways are the sciences themselves constitutive of modern publics and republics? Should publics decide not only on the value of

Site Memorial Architecture Competition

ARKxSITE  is pleased to announce the  SITE MEMORIAL  international architecture ideas competition for architecture students and young professionals. Registration is now  open . The   Site  Memorial ,  located  in  Lisbon,  is  a  new  landmark  and  a  destination  point  inviting visitors for a unique and singular experience between the land and the water;  it  is  a   contemplative  walk  through  history   that  leads  to  a  place  of  gathering  and  a  look-­out  point  where  the  Tagus  River  becomes  a  powerful  scenery.  There  are  no  limitations in height, depth or extension beyond the river bank. Competition Opening:  April 30, 2018 Early Registration Period:  April 30 -­  June 29, 2018 Regular Registration Period:   June 30 -­ August 31, 2018   Late Registration Period:   September 1 -­ September 17, 2018 Submission Deadline:   September 22, 2018 Jury Evaluation:   October 12 -­ October 26, 2018 Competition Results:   November 16, 2018 Open t

Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology

Applications are OPEN for the 2018-2019 academic year for Transfer students!! The Fung Fellowship for Wellness and Technology Innovation Program: The Fung Fellowship is a unique opportunity for rising juniors to participate in an interdisciplinary fellowship experience at the intersection of public health, design, and digital technology. Students from ALL majors work in teams to create innovative health and wellness solutions to address real-world challenges alongside our community and industry partners. Fung Fellows utilize the iterative human-centered design process, public health principles, and emerging technology, such as VR, AI, machine learning, and blockchain. As a Fung Fellow you will: Explore the Health + Tech space Experience the design process from prototype to product Embed in communities to co-create with them Establish yourself as a young leader in an emerging field Selected Fung Fellows attend a 3-unit course each semester, are supported in a

Summer Session Sociology Courses with Open Seats

SOC  N1H -   13963 -  Session C - INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY FOR PRE-HEALTH STUDENTS  (M. Jeske) -  TuWeTh  5:00 PM - 6:59 PM This section of Introduction to Sociology is designed for pre-health professionals and those preparing for the MCAT, but students of all majors are welcome. This course surveys the major theories, concepts, and substantive areas of sociology in ways that are specifically designed to assist undergraduate students pursuing careers in health and medicine. The readings, lectures, and assignments have been chosen with the needs of pre-med students in mind, consisting of units on social relationships, cultures, institutions, stratification, inequalities, and social change, with an emphasis in health inequalities. There are no prerequisites.  SOC 3AC-  16304 - Session C - PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY: AMERICAN CULTURES (Felipe Dias)-  TuWeTh  12:00PM - 2:59PM Why is there inequality? Why do members of some groups tend to enjoy a high quality of life, with