Campus Conversations

Spring 2021

Background image: Doe Library on the UC Berkeley campus with Sather Tower in the background
Image credit:
Elena Zhukova/UC Berkeley

Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

Campus Conversation: COVID vaccines

The roll-out of COVID vaccines has been beset by logistical challenges, even as questions old and new arise about complicated issues, including dosing, efficacy, safety, and availability. With UC Berkeley’s own vaccination program now under way, our next Campus Conversation, at noon on Friday, Jan. 22, will feature some of UC Berkeley’s leading public health experts and clinicians who will provide insight and analysis regarding the current situation and what we can expect going forward.

Join the Conversation with Art Reingold, John Swartzberg, Guy Nicolette and Anna Harte.

This event is co-sponsored by the School of Public Health

Watch COVID Vaccines on YouTube

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021

Campus Conversation: Dean Series - Division of Computing, Data Science and Society and Dean of the School of Information

Join the Conversation with Dean Jennifer Chayes and learn more about her and her vital and strategic vision as the first Associate Provost of the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, and Dean of the School of Information.

Watch the Dean Series - Division of Computing, Data Science and Society and Dean of the School of Information on YouTube

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

Campus Conversation: Dean Series - College of Environmental Design

Join the conversation with Dean Vishaan Chakrabarti of the College of Environmental Design who, since arriving in August 2020, has refocused the college's strategic vision to center upon sustainability, equity, and agency. 

Watch Dean Series - College of Environmental Design on YouTube

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Campus Conversation: Chancellor Christ and Nobelist Jennifer Doudna

Join us for a very special Cal Day Campus Conversation with our Chancellor Christ and 2020 Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna as they discuss their roles and responsibilities as pioneering “firsts” in their respective fields.

Watch Chancellor Christ and Nobelist Jennifer Doudna on YouTube

Friday, April 30, 2021

Campus Conversation: Enrollment Management and Admissions

Join the conversation with Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Olufemi "Femi" Ogundele as he discusses his goals to enhance Berkeley's effectiveness in attracting and retaining student scholars while adding a new level of strategic focus and oversight to admissions and enrollment-related functions.

Watch Enrollment Management and Admissions on YouTube

Monday, May 24, 2021

Campus Conversation: 2021 Year-End Conversation

Join the Conversation with Chancellor Carol Christ, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Paul Alivisatos and Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Cathy Koshland. The panel will provide an overview of the lessons learned over the year, and provide insight into what to look forward to in the fall.

Watch the 2021 Year-End Conversation on YouTube

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Campus Conversation: Safe Return to Work

Join the conversation with Eugene Whitlock, assistant vice chancellor for human resources, Guy Nicolette, assistant vice chancellor for University Health Services, Sally McGarrahan associate vice chancellor for facility services and Art Reingold, head of the School of Public Health’s Division of Epidemiology as they address outstanding issues and concerns and discuss the safe return to work.

Watch Safe Return to Work on YouTube