Cal NERDS

Past Events

2016 2017 2018 Current

  • May 4
    2018
    Friday
    11:00am

    Visiting NSF CAMP STEM scholars will meet campus role models and explore campus resources regarding graduate school opportunities.

  • Apr 28
    2018
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    This pilot workshop will introduce data visualization and storytelling in Python. We will use the Pandas data analysis toolkit to explore data sets and practice computational thinking.

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  • Apr 27
    2018
    Friday
    11:00am

    One of our Alumni, Dr. Francisco Ponce, will be showing us his lab and what makes Stanford so special.

  • Apr 26
    2018
    Thursday
    12:00pm

    ​Director Diana Lizarraga will be giving a presentation for UC Berkeley’s Advancing Practice Series.

  • Apr 24
    2018
    Tuesday
    5:30pm

    Join us at Sibley Auditorium in the Bechtel Engineering Center for a wonderful night of inspiration, networking, and good food. Our guest speakers Dr. Sarah Aerni of Salesforce, Dr. Kirsten Howley of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and Dr. Xioranny Linares of Keysight Technologies will share their perspectives on questions posed by students. Sandra Bergeron will be our moderator. ​Appetizers start at 5:30 pm followed by our panel starting at 6:00 pm. RSVP here.

  • Apr 21
    2018
    Saturday
    10:00am

    ​Hosted at the University of the Pacific’s campus where the 2018 Northern California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education will take place. This workshop will provide insight to students about the differences between a pathway to earn a Masters and the journey to earn a doctorate. For more information please visit: https://www.caldiversityforum.org/

  • Apr 21
    2018
    Saturday
    9:00am

    ​We have been invited by Science @ Cal to help them with their science experiments with kids! For more on Cal day please visit: calday.berkeley.edu/

  • Apr 20
    2018
    Friday
    5:00pm

    Cal NERDS Graduation, time to celebrate the wonderful achievements of our Scholars! ​

  • Apr 7
    2018
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for advanced concepts in Python such as object-oriented programming, simulation principles, and data analysis.. Noon to 4 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Mar 27
    2018
    Tuesday
    10:00am

    UC Davis students….come get your NERD on as we explore data science fundamentals and get hands-on experiences in R. In addition, we will be blending in student development theories and professional development.

  • Mar 26
    2018
    Monday
    10:00am

    Excited to launch our STEMinist bootcamp at UC Davis!

    UC Davis students….come get your NERD on as we explore data science fundamentals and get hands-on experiences in R. In addition, we will be blending in student development theories and professional development.

  • Mar 23
    2018
    Friday
    10:00am

    Inspring young NERDS to consider majoring in STEM in college. Our NERDS will serve as role models and tour guides through student-centric spaces on campus and student research labs. An important focus of our day will be a student community building lunch.

  • Mar 14
    2018
    Wednesday
    9:00am

    Take a moment for yourself and join us! Start your Pi Day off with some delicious bagels, pastries, and fruit.

  • Mar 10
    2018
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for advanced concepts in Python such as object-oriented programming, simulation principles, and data analysis.. Noon to 4 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Mar 10
    2018
    Saturday
    9:00am

    We are excited to be bringing undergraduate STEM students to compete in this statewide University of California research poster competition. We will be traveling to UC Santa Barbara for this competition.

  • Mar 5
    2018
    Monday
    2:00pm

    These office hours are open to UC LEADS scholars to practice their research, work on their poster design, and also ask questions about the upcoming conference.

  • Mar 3
    2018
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for an introduction to Python (no coding experience required) from Noon to 4 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Feb 14
    2018
    Wednesday
    5:00pm

    ​Hosted at UC Davis, Director Diana Lizarraga will give a STEM successful strategies talk will cover five topics voted on by STEM students ranging from what to do in a gap year, how to combat microagressions in graduate school, etc.

  • Feb 9
    2018
    Friday
    2:00pm

    Our UC LEADS Research Scholars will meet to learn how to prepare for research conferences and start working on their individual profiles.

  • Feb 9
    2018
    Friday
    12:00pm

    Our Bergeron Scholars will meet to go through various resources to help combat hidden curriculum in our academic landscape.

  • Feb 7
    2018
    Wednesday
    11:59pm

    If you are interested in going to graduate school in a STEM-related field…this program is for you. Applications will be reviewed after this date and will continue to “roll” until we fill all five scholar spots.

  • Feb 3
    2018
    Saturday
    9:00am

    ​We are excited to be bringing undergraduate STEM students to compete in this statewide National Science Foundation research poster competition. We will be traveling to UC Irvine for this competition.

  • Jan 27
    2018
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for an introduction to Python (no coding experience required) from Noon to 4 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Jan 19
    2018
    Friday
    2:00pm

    Let’s get your ready for the workforce! LinkedIn training, networking, and career prep strategies.

  • Jan 12
    2018
    Friday
    10:00am

    UC Berkeley students….come get your NERD on as we explore data science fundamentals and get hands-on experiences in R. In addition, we will be blending in student development theories and professional development.

  • Jan 11
    2018
    Thursday
    10:00am

    UC Berkeley students….come get your NERD on as we explore data science fundamentals and get hands-on experiences in R. In addition, we will be blending in student development theories and professional development.

  • Dec 2
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for advanced concepts in Python such as object-oriented programming, simulation principles, and data analysis.. Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Nov 15
    2017
    Wednesday
    5:30pm

    Learn more about UC Davis School of Education’s EdD doctoral program. Dr. Rosaisela Rodriguez will be covering topics regarding how to apply, deadlines, and information about the program. Current doctoral students of the program will also be there to share their experiences.

  • Nov 13
    2017
    Monday
    4:00pm

    ​Congratulations to our new cohort of Bergeron Scholars which were announced in October 2017. We are excited to host our first orientation for this year’s cohort.

  • Nov 11
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for an introduction to Python (no coding experience required) from Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Nov 8
    2017
    Wednesday
    5:00pm

    ​BESSA is hosting a study jam from 5-9 pm.

  • Nov 6
    2017
    Monday
    11:00am

    Our NSF CAMP orientation will cover our resources, student center access, and upcoming statewide research conference.

  • Nov 3
    2017
    Friday
    2:00pm

    This internship will be focusing on enhancing STEMinist’s resumes, practicing interviewing skills, and networking skills from Tech Professionals such as Kaiser Permanente and Climate.com.

  • Oct 28
    2017
    Saturday
    11:00am

    Seasoned Cal NERDS Undergrads and Graduate Students share their wisdom and their journey with conference participants.

  • Oct 21
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for an introduction to Python (no coding experience required) from Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Oct 7
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for advanced concepts in Python such as object-oriented programming, simulation principles, and data analysis.. Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Sep 28
    2017
    Thursday
    10:00am

    Final candidates will be interviewed on campus. ​

  • Sep 28
    2017
    Thursday
    9:00am

    Start Your Day the NERDY Way! inviting all Cal NERDS to join us for free breakfast staring at 9 am in our computer room consisting of pastries, fruit, coffee and hot chocolate. Also the snacks have been replenished in the secret study room so feel free to come on by, grab a snack and get your study on in our NERDtastic study rooms!

  • Sep 27
    2017
    Wednesday
    5:30pm

    Bay Area Data Scientist and Cal Alum Beth will provide guidance regarding interview skills and her job working with data.

  • Sep 23
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for an introduction to Python (no coding experience required) from Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Sep 20
    2017
    Wednesday
    11:59pm

    This is an amazing opportunity to become part of a special community of support through high level female mentors from industry. In addition, Bergeron Scholars receive additional Cal NERDS resources and a financial scholarship.

  • Sep 20
    2017
    Wednesday
    2:00pm

    Director Diana Lizarraga will give a workshop to EOP students on how to create a successful strategy ​to develop a statement of purpose.

  • Sep 15
    2017
    Friday
    12:00pm

    ​In the world of selfies, it is important to provide students with the opportunity to take a professional headshot as they prepare for their STEM career trajectory. Students will sign up for 15 minute time slots between the hours of Noon and 4 pm.

  • Sep 13
    2017
    Wednesday
    5:00pm

    UC LEADS Research Scholars start off the semester with a wonderful dinner and guest speaker UC Berkeley PhD Graduate Material Science and Engineering graduate student Edy Cardona. Edy was also an alumni of UC LEADS.

  • Sep 13
    2017
    Wednesday
    2:00pm

    Cal NERDS Research Scholars will be involved in a panel for EOP students.

  • Sep 11
    2017
    Monday
    5:00pm

    ​Welcome back NSF CAMPers! Our topics include research conferences and graduate school applications.

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  • Sep 9
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for an introduction to Python (no coding experience required) from Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Sep 8
    2017
    Friday
    9:00pm

    Start Your Day the NERDY Way! inviting all Cal NERDS to join us for free breakfast staring at 9 am in our computer room consisting of pastries, fruit, coffee and hot chocolate. Also the snacks have been replenished in the secret study room so feel free to come on by, grab a snack and get your study on in our NERDtastic study rooms!

  • Aug 26
    2017
    Saturday
    12:00pm

    UC Berkeley students…join us for advanced concepts in Python such as object-oriented programming, simulation principles, and data analysis.. Noon to 5 pm. Lunch served (first come, first serve)

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  • Aug 25
    2017
    Friday
    12:00pm

    ​In the world of selfies, it is important to provide students with the opportunity to take a professional headshot as they prepare for their STEM career trajectory. Students will sign up for 15 minute time slots between the hours of Noon and 4 pm.