Daily Program Update: August 1, 2018

August 01, 2018 | 7:00 am

Biotechnology: DNA Extraction; Leadership Series “Communication, Dialogue, Discussion” with Mr. Mike Walsh; GATTACA Movie and Discussion

Engineering: Autodesk Facility Visit; Pier 39 Field Trip; Sea Perch and RC Car Competition

Journalism, Film & Media Arts: Leadership Series “The Psychology of Group Dynamics” with Mr. Mike Walsh; Discover the World of Communication Classes; Perspectives in Creating

Medicine & Health Care: Medical Simulation Suturing with Dr. Cindy Chang; Using X-Rays, Magnetic Fields & Sound Waves with Dr. Cindy Chang; Introduction to Public Health with Dr. Akilah Cadet

Medicine & Health Care: Anyone Can Save A Life/CPR

July 31, 2018 | 7:10 pm

Yesterday, our Medicine & Health Care students learned about taking action and preventing deadly injuries/accidents with Dr. Cindy Chang, our resident physician here at the UC-Berkeley site.

View the video below to watch the students’ CPR practice activity, and hear from Dr. Chang on why being prepared for emergencies is useful for anyone — not just medical professionals!

Journalism Film & Media Arts: 48 Second Film Festival

July 31, 2018 | 7:06 pm

Earlier in the week our Journalism, Film & Media Arts students participated in a 48-second film festival, in which the students have 2 hours to plan, film, and edit a 48-second film to show to their peers.

Watch the video below to hear more about the selected prompts, and how the students reacted to such a short deadline!

Biotechnology: Roboroach Activity

July 31, 2018 | 7:04 pm

Today our Biotechnology students began their Roboroach activity, in which the students perform ‘surgery’ on a real-life cockroach!! The goal is to be able to connect the roach’s antenna to a Bluetooth device.

View all the photos from the afternoon’s activity here on Flickr.


Medicine & Health Care: Dissections

July 31, 2018 | 2:32 pm

Our Medicine & Health Care students enjoyed their morning dissections of the eye (cow) and heart (sheep) today!

View all the photos from the activity here on Flickr.


Engineering: Levi’s Stadium

July 31, 2018 | 2:32 pm

Our Engineering students got a tour of Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers, yesterday morning!

In addition to seeing the museum and the field first-hand, the students participated in a collaborative work session, in which student groups brainstormed how to make a more effective and safe face mask for football players.

Look at all the photos here on Flickr!


Daily Program Update: July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 | 7:00 am

Biotechnology: Roboroach Activity; Lecture Series Mr. Terry Johnson; Ice Cream Social

Engineering: UC-Berkeley College of Engineering Visit; Project Development; Speaker Series Mr. Bill Nott, Lockheed Martin

Journalism, Film & Media Arts: Newsroom Simulation; Discover the World of Communication Classes; Fisherman’s Wharf Field Trip

Medicine & Health Care: Dissections; Clinical Diagnostics Session #3; Introduction to Medical Ethics with Dr. David Elkin

Biotechnology: Biotech Expo

July 30, 2018 | 7:26 pm

Yesterday, our Biotechnology students completed a series of rotations led by their Team Advisors, in which the students completed a set of mini scientific experiments in their TA groups!

Check out all the photos from the set of activities here on Flickr.


Daily Program Update: July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 | 7:00 am

Biotechnology: Leadership Series “The Psychology of Group Dynamics” with Mr. Mike Walsh; Exploratorium Field Trip; Bionic Design

Engineering: Levi’s Stadium Facility Visit; Fisherman’s Wharf Field Trip; Leadership Series “The Psychology of Group Dynamics” with Mr. Mike Walsh

Journalism, Film & Media Arts: Newsroom Prep; Discover the World of Communication Classes; Leadership Series “Communication, Dialogue, and Discussion” with Mr. Mike Walsh

Medicine & Health Care: UC-Berkeley Optometry School Visit; Medical Lecture Series “Anyone Can Save a Life” with Dr. Cindy Chang; Pier 39 Field Trip

Engineering: Trebuchet Challenge

July 29, 2018 | 7:19 pm

Today our Engineering students designed, built, and competed with their trebuchet designs in their TA small groups.

Check out all the photos from the activity here on Flickr!