College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Events and Announcements

November 12, 2013

Nov 13 | Study Abroad Workshop
Nov 13 | WEN Career Panel on "Lessons Learned: Building a Successful Energy Career through Hard Work and Passion"
Nov 14 | Albright Lecture - What's Next for the Food Movement?
Nov 14 | Global Internships Information Session
Nov 15 | Berkeley Water Group IdeaLab
Nov 15 | Mixed Greens

Nov 13 | Study Abroad Workshop

The workshop will take place on Wednesday November 13 from 5-7 in 130 Dwinelle

Are you about to study abroad, or just thinking about it? Then come to the Study Abroad Workshop sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad and the ASUC Student Advocate's Office. We will be giving a short introduction to Berkeley’s EAP offerings, and going over a comprehensive list of measures that you can take both to ensure that all your academic requirements are taken care of before you go abroad, and to ensure that you can graduate in time once you get back! EAP and peer advisors and will be available to answer any questions that you may have.

There will be free food!

See you there,
ASUC Student Advocate's Office & Berkeley Study Abroad

Nov 13 | WEN Career Panel on "Lessons Learned: Building a Successful Energy Career through Hard Work and Passion"

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

The Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) is pleased to present an inspirational Career Panel featuring three accomplished women in the energy field. Please join us for an unique opportunity to hear from amazing women who have made their way to the top of their professions! Our one-hour panel will focus on the lessons these incredible women learned while building their careers. Participate in the pre- and post-panel networking while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres and wine. You will make powerful new connections and generate strategies to further your own career aspirations!

The panel features the following distinguished panelists:

Dian Grueneich - Founder & Principal at Dian Grueneich Consulting/Former CPUC Commissioner

Jennifer Martin - Executive Director of Center for Resource Solutions

Paula Mints - Founder & Chief Market Research Analyst at SPV (Solar) Market Research

Nov 14 | Albright Lecture - What's Next for the Food Movement?

Thursday, November 14, 2013
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley
Limited Seating

Co-sponsored by the Berkeley Food Institute.

Join us for a conversation with Kathleen Merrigan, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture under President Obama, and Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Linda Schacht, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, will moderate.

Public transportation is encouraged. The event will be videotaped and available online.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis. Free tickets will be available in person (one ticket per person present) at the Wheeler Auditorium Box Office beginning at 5:30 p.m. the day of the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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Nov 14 | Global Internships Information Session

Information Session | November 14 | 5-6 p.m. | 185 Barrows Hall

Sponsor: Berkeley Study Abroad

Come to the Global Internships information session to learn how you can get practical experience with leading firms and organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dublin, Madrid, Mumbai, Singapore, and Toronto while earning UC Berkeley academic credit.

Berkeley Study Abroad staff will be in attendance to discuss programs and answer questions.

For more information, visit

Nov 15 | Berkeley Water Group IdeaLab

Sponsored by BigIdeas@Cal
Presents an evening with environmental journalist and visiting professor Cheryl Colopy

Friday, November 15, 2013
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Blum Hall ground floor

Guest speaker and author Cheryl Colopy will read from her new book, Dirty Sacred Rivers, on the complex issue of water sustainability in South Asia. Join us for an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topics raised in her talk.

Dinner and drinks will be provided.
Dress attire: casual

Nov 15 | Mixed Greens

Join the Berkeley environmental community for the first ever Mixed Greens social event of the semester! Agenda-free, food for all. Mixed Greens hopes to provide simple, unstructured monthly events for like-minded environmentalists to come together, network, and eat delicious food. And of course, don't forget your reusable cup! Come hang out at Mixed Greens which will be this Friday, 11/15/17 from 5 to 6:30 pm at 295 Boalt (The Warren Room).