With UC Berkeley classes and operations moved to the virtual realm to combat the spread of COVID-19, Berkeley Connect has transitioned to Zoom, the online tool used to host meetings and classes remotely. In the first-ever Berkeley Connect English discussion session hosted on Zoom by mentor Katie Bondy, students shared their concerns and struggles dealing […]Continue reading . . . Zooming into a New Reality: Berkeley Connect Under Quarantine
Berkeley Connect is all about face-to-face human interaction. Right now we need to get creative in order to keep our sense of community going strong, while supporting efforts to limit coronavirus (COVID-19) risk on campus. From March 10 through the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, Berkeley Connect small-group meetings and one-on-one mentoring sessions will […]Continue reading . . . Keeping Berkeley Connect Students Healthy: COVID-19 Updates
Has a Berkeley Connect mentor made a difference for you? Have you made some new friends through Berkeley Connect? Did Berkeley Connect open your eyes to new opportunities? Has participating in Berkeley Connect made this big university feel a little smaller? Would you like a way to show your appreciation and support? YOU can help […]Continue reading . . . Big Give is coming! You can help Berkeley Connect win!
Imagine that you and a small group of conservationists must decide which lifeforms are most important to save from the brink of extinction. It’s a horrible task to be given; the extinction of any living thing is a tragedy and could cause immense damage. The web of biodiversity that connects ecosystems with their inhabitants, and […]Continue reading . . . Environmental Conservation: How to Make the Right Decisions