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Winter Break Drop-In Schedule

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Have a safe and relaxing break, everybody! We will see you in 2020 😎

Work-study Opportunity: Editorial/Communications Intern

Editorial/Communications Intern Job # 8958459463 Hourly rate: $16.50 Description This is a paid internship designed to provide direct experience with entry-level editorial skills. The intern will be trained directly by the Managing Editor of the Berkeley Academic Guide and receive regular feedback. Students who show focus and commitment will have the potential to receive future letters of recommendation from the Managing Editor. The internship is ideal for Junior and Senior students who are preparing to work in the fields of Publishing and/or Communications. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to guide@berkeley.edu.  Responsibilities This internship includes (but is not limited to) the tasks below. Individuals can choose to spend more time building skills of particular interest. • Copyediting text using the Chicago Manual of Style. (Onsite training will be provided)  • Editing and formatting online text, in both the Berkeley Academic Guide (CourseL

Newly Added UGBA Courses in Spring 2020

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UGBA 155 (Leadership) with Edward Kass. This class will meet on  TuTh 2:00PM-3:30PM . UGBA 191L (Leadership Communication) with Suzanne Houlihan. This class will meet for a total of  8   Mondays,  2:00PM-4:00PM (Instructional Dates are as follows:  January 27, February 3, February 10, February 24, March 2, March 9, March 16, and March 30) .  See attached flyer for more details.   

Media Studies Courses with Open Seats - Spring 2020

Special Topics in Media Studies:  Beauty Inequality, Gendered Nationalism and Intersectionality MEDIAST 190-001 (#30400  M/W 12:00-2:00pm) The aim of the course is to explore the changing meanings of beauty through different geopolitical, historical and cultural contexts. This course introduces students to central concepts and theories in the multidisciplinary field of feminist cultural studies. Beauty is an integral part of our value system, and shapes our desires, identifications, and aspirations. Beauty cultures integrate local, transnational, and international characteristics derived from fashion, media, advertising and national and global beauty discourses. Because of this, beauty is a useful analytical tool with which to investigate intersection cultural power relations at different levels: the personal, the national and the global We will examine the beauty pageant industry, the skin-lightening and the cosmetic surgery industry in a number of societies around the globe (Chi

Open Course: Chicano Studies Artistic Production, Spring 2020

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This course examines contemporary Xicanx/Latinx artistic production, from early-1980s to the 2010s, through an examination of the historical, aesthetic and philosophical foundations of these artistic movements. 1racing the inspira­tions of contemporary Xicanx and Latinx art from the Chicana/o Art Movement and Latin American Contemporary Art to understand how the development of these movements were part of a political, cultural, and social revolution. Students will have the opportunity to take what they learn from lecture and discussion and work on an art project on campus. CHICANO 180, 003 Monday, 3-6PM Class # 19257 4 Units

Apply for the Innovation Catalysts student grant program!

Apply for the Innovation Catalysts student grant program by 12/20 We are now accepting applications for the  Jacobs Institute  Innovation Catalysts   spring 2020 cohort! The Innovation Catalysts fund student ideas and projects, to boost them to the next level. All grant projects must make use of the Maker Pass program; beyond that, we welcome a wide range of projects at the intersection of design and technology innovation, reflecting the multitude of talents and interests in the Jacobs community. The selection committee will cultivate a grant cohort that represents the diversity of the Berkeley community and fosters an inclusive design community.  Applications for the spring cohort are due by Friday, December 20th at 12pm.  To learn more about the program: Visit the grant program page  on the Jacobs website . Read about our  11 current grantees  and check out their projects at the  Jacobs Winter Design Showcase , December 11-12. Send me ( amydinh@berkeley.edu ) your questi

Follow @CEDAdvising on Instagram by 12/11 for a chance to win CED swag

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Hello, CED students, The CED Undergraduate Advising Team is now on Instagram! We will be posting about our weekly drop-in schedule, courses, events, opportunities, and important reminders/updates, among many other CED-related content. The Contest Part: Until December 11th, we will be having a prize contest-- all you have to do is follow us @CEDadvising on Instagram for a chance to win!