Courses begin every month. A new edition of our catalog is published three times a year in early April, July and December.
You're invited to attend any or all of our programs for the general public. This is your chance to learn more about intriguing and important topics and to get better acquainted with brilliant thinkers and Bay Area luminaries.
Wednesday, Jun 19, 6–7:30 p.m., UC Berkeley Extension (Downtown Center)
Understand how adverse childhood experiences are a risk factor for adult ailments such as heart disease and cancer. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris outlines the relationship between poverty, child development and health in this thought-provoking lecture. She eloquently describes a model that integrates medical, mental health, and holistic and social services in an evidence-based approach to improving the...
Wednesday, Aug 7, 6–8 p.m., UC Berkeley Extension (Downtown Center)
The California Professional Fiduciary Bureau (under the auspices of the California Department of Consumer Affairs) oversees the qualification, testing and certification of individuals who wish to function as California Licensed Professional Fiduciaries (CLPF). With the graying of America and the aging population in California, the need for more people to become certified fiduciaries is growing....
Wednesday, Aug 7, 6:30–8:30 p.m., Barrows Hall
The LASER series, chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi and in collaboration with the Minerva Foundation, is a local forum for art and science projects that are creative, original and interdisciplinary in nature. Each evening program features a medley of four artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors and scholars who are working on projects that expand existing paradigms.
Wednesday, Aug 14, 7–8:30 p.m., UC Berkeley Extension (Art and Design Center)
Design is purpose-driven artistic creativity that links artistic and technological innovation. It is an integral component of how a society represents itself. It is particularly interesting to explore how designers relate to the left-brain knowledge worker of the Internet age. Moderated by author Piero Scaruffi—with individual presentations and a panel discussion by distinguished Bay Area...