College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Events and Announcements

October 21, 2013

Oct 22 | DeCal StartUp Workshops
Oct 23 | ToxSA General Meeting
Oct 24 | MCBcDNA presents Grad School Night!
Oct 24 | The Life of a Scientist and how to Become One!
Oct 24 | Food Day Extravaganza 2013

Oct 22 | DeCal StartUp Workshops

Thinking about designing & facilitating a class for next semester? Wondering how to start a student-facilitated course?

Attend a StartUp Workshop in the Student Learning Center!

We'll address procedural and pedagogical matters such as:

Requirements of starting a student-facilitated course
Finding a faculty sponsor
Completing the course proposal form
Writing a syllabus
Resources and funding available to you as a facilitator
Campus policies and guidelines
Reserving a room and obtaining CCNs for your course
Publicizing your course and managing enrollment
Making your class fun and engaging

Fall 2013 Workshop Dates and Times:
Monday Nov. 4th, 11am - 12:30pm
Tuesday Oct. 22nd, 3pm - 4:30pm

Click here to register. Space is limited.

Can't make it to a workshop or have other questions?

Appointments are also available. To schedule an appointment, or arrange a workshop for your department or student group, e-mail
Elizabeth Keithley in the UCFTR office at

Oct 23 | ToxSA General Meeting

Hey there Golden Bears!

Interested in toxicology and wondering what academic and career opportunities are available in Berkeley? Come out to Toxicology Student Association's 2nd General Meeting this upcoming Wednesday, October 23, from 7-9 pm in 220 Wheeler. Check out what resources ToxSA has to offer such as study resources, mentoring, socials, community service, networking with other toxicology undergraduates and professionals, research workshops (where you can hear about research experiences of other undergraduates and get advice on writing research proposals), lunches with faculty, film screenings and so much more!

Keep in touch with us on Facebook and our website or contact us at

Come and see what the field of toxicology has to offer you! We look forward to seeing you all on Wednesday.

ToxSA Exec Team

Oct 24 | MCBcDNA presents Grad School Night!

Date: Thursday, 10/24
Time: 7-9pm
Location: 70 Evans

Interested in going to grad school? Come hear from current biology graduate students, post-docs, and scientists about the application process, what to do to prepare as an undergrad, the life of a grad student, and careers after grad school. Ask grad students and scientists who have been in your shoes about joining a lab, doing research, and how a career in science can be both challenging and rewarding. Refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the ASUC and the MCB Dept. ADA accessible.

Questions? Email
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Oct 24 | The Life of a Scientist and how to Become One!

Have you ever wondered what is it like to be a scientist? What will your average day be like? What is the process of designing and analyzing an experiment? How do you finds ways to change our world? And finally, how can you use your undergraduate experience here at Cal to put yourself on the career path to be a scientist? Dr. Sorek, Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology here at Cal, is hosting an informational session this Thursday, October 24th, in room 115 of the Energy Bioscience Building (2151 Berkeley Way) at 6:30PM, to your answer your questions and more. If you want a career in science and you are ready to begin that journey, this is the place to start!

Oct 24 | Food Day Extravaganza 2013

Throughout the week:
Cal Food Day Collage Stop by Sproul Plaza and draw your favorite fruit or vegetable to create a Food Day Collage to show Cal's love/support for healthy, sustainable food! You can also learn more about the Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC), Student Organic Garden Association (SOGA) and Student Dietetics Association (SDA) here!

10/24 (Thu)
11-2pm on Sproul Food Day Extravangaza 2013
The Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) and The Local will be running a "(Students') Farmers' Market" and giving out FREE SAMPLES of sustainable food, along with other vendors invited by Cal Dining on Upper Sproul. Chat with these vendors for a chance to win a RAFFLE PRIZE! Stop by the tabling student groups, such as STeam, SOGA and SDA, to learn about their educational screenings and events throughout the week! See flier for even more food madness!

Join us on the Facebook Page!
If you are interested in volunteering with Cal Dining, any time from 10am - 3pm, email

6:30pm at 110 Barrows ASUC Sustainability Team Screening of "Edible City"
"Edible City" documents the "local Good Food movement that’s taking root in the San Francisco Bay Area, across the nation and around the world."[The film] shows how everyone can get involved in transforming our food system."

Stay updated with Cal Food Day Events here!