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True Bruin Welcome • Day 2 Monday September 9/20

UC Carpentries Workshop Series: R and Python

Mon 9/20 • 9AM - Tue 9/21 • 1PM PDT RSVP

Do you want to learn how to make your data tidy, and keep it that way? How about automating tasks with Bash scripting? UC Riverside is joining UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Berkeley to offer two weeks of Carpentries workshops. R and Python (these...

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Transfer Test Run: First Lecture

Mon 9/20 • 11AM - 12PM PDT

Moore 100

Facebook

Your first lecture: What to expect? Join the Transfer Student Center & UCLA faculty as we share some tips for navigating the quarter systems & achieving academic success in person at...

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Transfer Student Center

Computational & Systems Biology New Student Welcome

Mon 9/20 • 2PM - 3PM PDT

Boelter 3400

The Computational & Systems Biology (CaSB) New Student Welcome brings together new CaSB freshmen and transfer students. CaSB students will have the opportunity to connect with CaSB faculty, staff, and other students! The event will feature a welcome...

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Computational and Systems Biology

True Bruin Welcome • Day 4 Wednesday September 9/22

Academic Open Houses

Wed 9/22

Please visit your academic department open house, hosted today from 8am-6pm.

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UCLAFeatured

College Academic Counseling Online Academic Workshop

Wed 9/22 • 10AM - 11AM PDT

Zoom

Join College Academic Counseling to learn about how you can help you tailor your UCLA experience to support your intellectual, personal, and professional goals. Get to know the Academic Advisors/Counselors, Peer Counselors, and College Academic...

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College Academic Counseling

Labor Studies Welcome

Wed 9/22 • 10AM - 11AM PDT RSVP

Digital Event

Join us for our Labor Studies Information Session + Student Mixer! Learn about the Labor Studies Major & Minor and meet your faculty, staff, alumni, and fellow students!

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UCLA Library: Instagram Live Q&A

Wed 9/22 • 10AM - 12PM PDT

Curious about the Library? This is the opportunity for new and returning Bruins to ask questions about accessing materials online including course reserves and textbooks, where to find research help, or how to check out a laptop.

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Summer Sessions Open House

Wed 9/22 • 10AM - 2PM PDT

Zoom

Welcome Bruins! UCLA Summer Sessions offers programs and courses that supplement your academic and professional experience. Come join our open house and learn about the extensive academic opportunities offered on campus each summer at UCLA,...

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Summer Sessions

AAP Open House

Wed 9/22 • 10:30AM - 11:30AM PDT

Zoom

The Academic Advancement Program (AAP) has enjoyed a tradition of academic excellence at UCLA for 50 years. Entering eligible-AAP students, we invite you to our OPEN HOUSE to hear about the history of our program which was built on principles of...

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Academic Advancement Program

UCLA Study Abroad: True Bruin Welcome

Wed 9/22 • 12PM - 1PM PDT

Zoom

Study abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Earn academic credit toward your degree while experiencing global opportunities including study abroad and global internships. Learn how you can study abroad this year and how it can work for any...

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International Education Office

AAP Awareness Day Fair

Wed 9/22 • 12PM - 2PM PDT

Dickson Court North

Come meet new and returning AAP students and learn about our wealth of services. We will have music, prizes and much more!

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Academic Advancement Program

Luskin School of Public Affairs Undergraduate Open House

Wed 9/22 • 12PM - 2PM PDT RSVP

3383 Public Affairs Building

The Luskin School of Public Affairs faculty and staff invite you to attend the UCLA Luskin Public Affairs Undergraduate Open House to (re)connect with your Luskin community. Whether you are new to the public affairs major or are a continuing...

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Luskin School of Public Affairs

Philosophy Department Open House

Wed 9/22 • 12PM - 2PM PDT

Shapiro Courtyard (between Dodd Hall and the Law School)

The Philosophy Department will be hosting its annual Open House on Wednesday, September 22nd from noon to 2:00pm. This event will be held in the Shapiro Courtyard (the area between Dodd Hall and the Law School). This is an opportunity for...

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Philosophy

College Academic Counseling True Bruin Welcome Event

Wed 9/22 • 1PM - 3PM PDT

Shostak Terrace

Join College Academic Counseling to learn about how you can help you tailor your UCLA experience to support your intellectual, personal, and professional goals. Get to know the Academic Advisors/Counselors, Peer Counselors, and College Academic...

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College Academic Counseling

Sociology Undergraduate Open House

Wed 9/22 • 1PM - 3PM PDT

Haines 39

Zoom

This open house is for new first year and transfer students. Continuing students interested in the Sociology major can also attend. It will be on 9/22 from 1-3pm PST. We will invite a few campus offices/resources like the Career Center. They will...

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Sociology

NeuroConnect

Wed 9/22 • 2PM - 3PM PDT RSVP

Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium (132)

We welcome all neuroscience students to attend, particularly incoming neuroscience students. Students in attendance will meet the program chair and vice-chair, learn tips for a successful transition into the upper division major courses and capstone...

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Neuroscience

Humanities Welcome

Wed 9/22 • 2PM - 4PM PDT RSVP

The Humanities Welcome is an annual event held at the beginning of the academic year that invites faculty, staff and students to come together to showcase the Humanities at UCLA. At this event we will introduce the UCLA campus to the benefits of...

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Humanities

How to Thrive in the Sciences at UCLA and Beyond: Welcoming new students to the Physical Sciences

Wed 9/22 • 2:30PM - 4:30PM PDT

De Neve Auditorium & Plaza Room

Starting a new phase of your life in an unfamiliar environment can be stressful in even the best of times, but especially during a time like this.The UCLA Division of Physical Sciences wants you to know that we provide a supportive, welcoming...

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First Year Experience

True Bruin Welcome • Day 5 Thursday September 9/23

First Day of Classes

Thu 9/23

UCLA wishes all of our undergraduate and graduate students a great first day of classes! We wish you the best!

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UCLAFeatured

Sciences Student Resource Fair

Thu 9/23 • 9AM - 12PM PDT RSVP

Court of Sciences

Learn about the tools and best practices to find, use, share and conduct research Tips on using interlibrary loan, finding course reserves, research data management, open access and more. Explore resources such as CLICC (laptop lending) and the...

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Library

UCLA Library: Ask Me Anything!

Thu 9/23 • 9AM - 12PM PDT

Powell Library; Charles E. Young Research Library

UCLA Library staff will be out front at Powell Library and Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL), ready to answer your questions about Library services, locations, best study spots...anything! Learn how to get research help, borrow equipment,...

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New Graduate Student Welcome

Thu 9/23 • 4PM - 7PM PDT

UCLA Wilson Plaza

Join us in Wilson Plaza, to kick off your first or second year of graduate or professional school! It will be an evening of delicious food, music, and fun. Meet and mingle with other graduate and professional students, faculty, and department staff...

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UCLAFeatured

True Bruin Welcome • Day 6 Friday September 9/24

UCLA Library: Ask Me Anything!

Fri 9/24 • 9AM - 12PM PDT

Powell Library; Charles E. Young Research Library

UCLA Library staff will be out front at Powell Library and Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL), ready to answer your questions about Library services, locations, best study spots...anything! Learn how to get research help, borrow equipment,...

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Library

True Bruin Welcome • Day 9 Monday September 9/27

UCLA Library: Ask Me Anything!

Mon 9/27 • 9AM - 12PM PDT

Powell Library; Charles E. Young Research Library

UCLA Library staff will be out front at Powell Library and Charles E. Young Research Library (YRL), ready to answer your questions about Library services, locations, best study spots...anything! Learn how to get research help, borrow equipment,...

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Library

True Bruin Welcome • Day 10 Tuesday September 9/28

Bountiful Bioethics Weekly Club Meeting

Tue 9/28 • 6PM - 6:50PM PDT

We will be researching bioethics and writing responses to help us build a journal. Join us and our organization! We are meeting weekly on Tuesdays at 6pm. Email...

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Bountiful Bioethics at UCLA

Fall GM

Tue 9/28 • 6PM - 7PM PDT

Boelter 7702

Zoom

Come learn about what we do at our Fall general meeting Tuesday Sept. 28th at 6PM. We'll be going over our mission as an organization and our plans for the year. BEAM does both curriculum development and site visits, so there is plenty to be...

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Building Engineers and Mentors at UCLA (BEAM)

True Bruin Welcome • Day 11 Wednesday September 9/29

Black Convocation

Wed 9/29 • 5PM - 6PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Black Convocation is an annual event that welcomes new and returning students to the UCLA campus and makes them aware of the different organizations, departments, and resources available to serve them. It is an evening full of Bruin pride, providing...

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Black Bruin Resource Center

True Bruin Welcome • Day 12 Thursday September 9/30

Getting Started With Research

Thu 9/30 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Learn all about the research process and research opportunities at UCLA, as well as how to find a faculty mentor and earn course credit for doing research. This virtual workshop is free and open to all undergraduates. For more information, check...

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Library

True Bruin Welcome • Day 13 Friday October 10/1

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

UC Carpentries Workshop Series: Intro to Raster Data with R

Fri 10/1 • 9AM - 1PM PDT RSVP

This is the following workshop after Introduction to vector data in R. This workshop requires basic knowledge of R programming, geospatial data, and visualization. This workshop will review concepts of raster data and projection and then teach...

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Library

True Bruin Welcome • Day 14 Saturday October 10/2

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

True Bruin Welcome • Day 15 Sunday October 10/3

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Monday October 10/4

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Tuesday October 10/5

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Getting Started With Research

Tue 10/5 • 3PM - 3:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Learn all about the research process and research opportunities at UCLA, as well as how to find a faculty mentor and earn course credit for doing research. This virtual workshop is free and open to all undergraduates.

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Library

Wednesday October 10/6

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Thursday October 10/7

Financial Aid Application Opens

Fri 10/1 - Wed 3/2

FAFSA and CA Dream Act Application opens October 1st Priority Deadline is March 2nd,...

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Introduction to Tinderbox

Thu 10/7 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

This workshop will explore Tinderbox, a sophisticated notetaking application designed to capture and analyze complex relationships and ideas. The workshop will cover core and advanced concepts.

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Library

Developing a Research Question

Thu 10/7 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Need help figuring out what topic you want to explore for your project? Having trouble turning a general idea into something more specific? Join us for this sychronous remote workshop with library instructors to learn about developing your research...

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Library

Thursday October 10/14

Introduction to Scrivener

Thu 10/14 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

This workshop will explore Scrivener, a writing application designed for long writing projects. The workshop will cover core concepts, importing documents and research into Scrivener, view modes, using metadata, tagging, keywords, and much more.

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Library

Finding Sources at the UCLA Library

Thu 10/14 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Want to learn the most effective search strategies? There’s much more to search than Google! Become a savvy searcher and learn more about the best places to search for the information you need. Join us for this sychronous remote workshop with...

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Library

Monday October 10/18

Libraries and Societies Data and Software Sharing Series

Mon 10/18 • 9:30AM - 12PM PDT RSVP

The UCLA Library and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) share a commitment to helping researchers preserve, share, discover, and receive credit for their research data and software. Partnered together, we offer services, guidance, and coordinate...

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Library

Thursday October 10/21

Excel For Research

Thu 10/21 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

This workshop will explore several tools in Microsoft Excel useful in conducting research. The workshop will cover basic and advanced techniques such as Importing and formatting text, tables, joining data sets, PivotTables, conditional formatting,...

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Library

Collecting and Citing Sources

Thu 10/21 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Learn about citation practices and avoiding plagiarism, how to auto-generate your bibliography, keep track of your sources, and more! Join us for this sychronous remote workshop with library instructors to learn about citing your sources.

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Library

Thursday October 10/28

Data & Misinformation: Blame it on the Algorithms

Thu 10/28 • 10AM - 11AM PDT RSVP

In this first session of the fall 2021 UCLA Library Data Literacy workshop series, we will explore the role of social media business models and algorithmic data-gathering in the creation and perpetuation of misinformation. If we use social media,...

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Library

Introduction to DEVONthink

Thu 10/28 • 1PM - 2:30PM PDT RSVP

This workshop will explore DEVONthink, a powerful document and information management tool that allows you to collect, organize, edit, and annotate documents of any kind. Please visit https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink for more...

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Library

Writing a Literature Review

Thu 10/28 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Learn how to organize your research into a coherent and compelling literature review at this free virtual workshop.

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Library

Thursday November 11/4

Intro to Systematic Reviews in the Health Sciences

Thu 11/4 • 1PM - 2PM PDT RSVP

Join two expert search librarians as they explore the fundamentals of systematic review development. This session will cover: - Pre-registration - Developing inclusion/exclusion criteria - Selecting your databases - Building your search -...

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Library

Developing Your Research Plan

Thu 11/4 • 4PM - 4:50PM PDT RSVP

Zoom

Keep your stress levels down while pursuing your research interest! You'll learn how to create a timeline for your project and manage challenges while staying on track toward your goal.

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Library

Thursday November 11/18

Data & Misinformation: Academic Click-bait

Thu 11/18 • 10AM - 11AM PST RSVP

What roles do academics, scientific publishers, and journalists play in perpetuating misinformation? In part two of the UCLA Library fall 2021 Data Literacy workshop series, we will examine ways academic research can get lost in translation when...

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Library

Using UC Library Search

Thu 11/18 • 1PM - 2:30PM PST RSVP

UC Library Search is live as the new catalog and search tool for UCLA and all 10 UC campuses, replacing the UCLA Library Catalog, Melvyl, and ArticlesPlus. You can use it to locate and borrow millions of print and online books, journal articles, and...

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Library

Thursday December 12/2

Teaching and Outreach with Artists' Books, Zines, and Comics

Thu 12/2 • 1PM - 2PM PST RSVP

In this workshop, participants will explore creative ways to use comics, zines, and artist's books in their own teaching or outreach practices. No prior experience with these materials is necessary. This workshop will be held in the West...

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Library

Thursday December 12/9

Data & Misinformation: Lying with Statistics

Thu 12/9 • 10AM - 11AM PST RSVP

In this final session of the UCLA Library fall 2021 Data Literacy workshop series, we will unpack the assumptions we make when collecting data for research projects. We will discuss the consequences when assumptions are wrong in research and how...

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