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[January 15, 2013]

UC Berkeley Extension Spring Event Series Spotlights Obama, Health Care, Sustainability and More

BERKELEY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

UC Berkeley Extension invites the public to attend free spring events on topics ranging from President Barack Obama's re-election to the Affordable Care Act to corporate sustainability. UC Berkeley Extension presents free events each year as part of its mission to bring the educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the Bay Area community.



Strategic Energy Control: Future Promise

Strategic energy control (SEC (News - Alert)) expert Yilmaz Sahinkaya describes how new energy technologies can reduce energy consumption.

Jan. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley

 

What's Trending Sustainable, Prosperous and Greener Corporations

Find out how leading companies are using fewer materials, less energy and safer chemicals to manufacture products.

Jan. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., Berkeley; live stream

 

The Affordable Care Act: What Health Professionals and Consumers Need to Know

Gain an understanding of the structure, politics and likely economic impact of the Affordable Care Act within the context of rising costs for health care as a whole.

Jan. 31, 4-5:30 p.m.; UC Berkeley Extension Downtown Center, 425 Market St., San Francisco

 

Four More Years: Obama's Re-election and the Prospects for His Second Term

A panel of experts analyzes President Obama's re-election and the prospects for his second term in the White House.

April 15, 7:30-9 p.m.; UC Berkeley Campus, Stanley Hall

 

The English Verb, From the Swamp to Squidoo

Take a romp through the evolution of language and the history of English, with examples from literature, advertising and social media.

April 20, 2-3 p.m.; location to be announced

 

Health Care Reform Update: Post-Affordable Care Act Progress and Challenges

Find out what the ACA has accomplished so far, what changes are upcoming and what health reform challenges lie ahead.

April 20, 2-3:30 p.m.; location to be announced

 

The Significance of Conflict in People's Lives

Explore the implications of conflict, and learn how to get the most out of conflict, whether at home or elsewhere.

May 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., UC Berkeley Extension Art and Design Center, 95 Third St., San Francisco

 

UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of UC Berkeley. Extension offers professional and personal enrichment programs in the classroom and online for adults in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.


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