All Upcoming Events in the AIS

Below is a list of all upcoming events taking place in the AIS. Note that some of these are invitation only or intended for specific audiences.

To view only those programs that are open to all and focus on teaching, learning, and research, visit our Featured Programs page.

Research IT Reading Group: Approaches to Preservation and Storage

February 21, 2019, 12:00pm
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed or conference papers, slide presentations, project or technology web sites, etc.
Registration is not required.

Cal Performances-Mellon Grant Proposal Workshop

February 21, 2019, 1:00pm
Curious but uncertain as to how the performing arts can become a dynamic complement to your teaching and area of expertise? Come learn about this funding opportunity for instructors. The Mellon grant includes free admission for students to select Cal Performances events, plus the opportunity to work with teaching artists and other guests.
Registration is unavailable.

Data Science Modules Exposition

February 21, 2019, 2:00pm
Join us for an illustration of the types of course materials being developed for Data Science pedagogy for a variety of classes, including introductory, intermediate and advanced courses, and American Cultures classes.
Registration is unavailable.

Improving Outcomes for Underrepresented Students in STEM through Mentoring

February 22, 2019, 11:45am

The Biology Scholars Program (BSP) and current BSP students will present mentoring strategies used in research, teaching, and advising to effectively support STEM student success, especially those from historically underrepresented groups. Lunch will be provided.

Immerse Yourself in Cal Performances: Special Faculty Learning Experiences

March 3, 2019, 5:00pm
Sign up to participate in special immersive teaching and learning experiences through Cal Performances. These programs are designed for faculty from all disciplines to engage in a performing arts experience and facilitated conversation to deepen understanding of the subject matter, draw connections between different academic fields, and discuss pedagogical potential and implications. Program dates: March 3, March 22 and April 7.
Registration is not required.

Digital Learning Platforms for Data Science Education

March 7, 2019, 12:00pm
Learn about how data science classes are leveraging Jupyter Notebooks and JupyterHub for instruction at scale. Get an overview of data science pedagogy and a hands-on demonstration of data science instructional methods.

Sawyer Seminar Working Group Meeting

March 12, 2019, 6:00pm
This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study. A longer description of the Sawyer seminar is available.
Registration is not required.

Teaching Excellence Colloquium (for faculty new to Berkeley)

March 15, 2019, 12:00pm
The Teaching Excellence Colloquium is a year-long program designed for faculty new to Berkeley.
See event details for participation information.

Supporting Student Success through Inclusive Design: From Content to Curriculum

March 21, 2019, 12:00pm
Accessible content authoring is not only essential for students who use assistive technologies, but it also results in more usable, flexible content that can adapt to diverse student needs and devices. During the workshop, we’ll discuss some of the key terms and research around inclusive learning and Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and the different ways Ally’s alternative formats and instructor feedback help support those learning goals.

Sawyer Seminar Working Group Meeting

April 2, 2019, 6:00pm
This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study.
Registration is not required.

bCourses Admin Meetup

April 3, 2019, 2:30pm
This event is designed for administrators and academic support staff who work closely with bCourses. Please come ready to share departmental updates and learn what's new or upcoming with bCourses and the campus ed tech ecosystem.

Facilitating an Inclusive Institutional Environment: Evidence-Based Lesson from the Biology Scholars Program Longitudinal Study

April 8, 2019, 11:45am

What lessons can we glean from the longitudinal Gift it Forward study of the Biology Scholars Program that can inform UC Berkeley’s efforts to provide fair treatment, opportunity, and advancement for all? In this workshop Dr. Mica Estrada will describe evidence-based recommendations that can be applied in mentorship, classrooms, advising and to maintaining an inclusive institutional environment in which all students thrive.

Introduction to Data Science Pedagogy for Graduate Students

April 11, 2019, 2:00pm
Tailored to graduate students, this workshop provides an introduction to data science teaching tools and pedagogy. Learn about developing Jupyter Notebooks for your classes and teaching on a cloud-based JupyterHub.

Teaching Excellence Colloquium (for faculty new to Berkeley)

April 12, 2019, 12:00pm
The Teaching Excellence Colloquium is a year-long program designed for faculty new to Berkeley.
See event details for participation information.

Lecturer Teaching Fellows

April 16, 2019, 12:00pm
The Lecturer Teaching Fellows Program at Berkeley provides Lecturers with an exceptional opportunity to work individually, or in teams, to build teaching and learning tools, templates, and resources for both their individual courses and the entire campus community. The program supports Fellows in generating dynamic tools and resources for enriching and/or innovating teaching practices on campus.
See event details for participation information.

Berkeley Collegium Showcase: Narrowing the Gap Between Teaching and Research

April 17, 2019, 2:00pm
Since 2012, the Berkeley Collegium has worked to foster innovation and excellence in undergraduate teaching at UC Berkeley. This event showcases recent projects funded through the Collegium's signature program "Narrowing the Gap Between Teaching and Research."
Registration is not required.

2019 Teaching and Research Resource Fair

April 18, 2019, 11:00am
Join us for our third annual AIS-palooza! Connect with service providers and academic support units from across campus to get your question answered, find inspiration, and learn about new ideas.

Visual Representation and Narrating Marginalized Identities

April 22, 2019, 10:00am

head shot of Hertha Sweet Wong

Join us for a talk and facilitated discussion led by Hertha Sweet Wong, professor of English and associate dean of arts and humanities.  This program will focus on particular challenges and considerations for students working with sensitive material in representational formats.

Sawyer Seminar Working Group

April 30, 2019, 6:00pm

This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study. A longer description of the Sawyer seminar is available.

Registration is not required.

Showcase for Teaching Innovation and Reinvention

May 9, 2019, 10:00am
The Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR), aims to highlight work that has accomplished a variety of goals in improving pedagogy. Popular topics presented in the past revolved around student engagement strategies, large enrollment courses, and classroom and curriculum assessment. The event also facilitates further networking with colleagues, and more broadly disseminates the outcomes of individual faculty efforts.

Presidential Chair Fellows Showcase Session

December 11, 2019, 12:00pm
Showcase session on Discovery Experience curriculum projects through the Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant.
Registration is not required.