News & Events
The Greater Good Science Center is dedicated to building connections with the community beyond UC Berkeley. By sponsoring public lectures and participating in public symposia we encourage dialogue about the importance of promoting positive emotions and relationships in classrooms, in families, and in our communities at large.
Upcoming Greater Good Science Center Events
Clark Kerr Campus | Friday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 3, 2013
The GGSC’s six-day Summer Institute will equip educators with social-emotional learning tools that will benefit both students and teachers. Registration is now closed.
Other Upcoming Events
A conference on the science and practice of emotional intelligence
Los Angeles, CA | June 27-30, 2013
Attend this event to learn how positive psychology is changing the lives of individuals, communities, and institutions around the globe.
A weekend for beginners and experts to practice mindfulness meditation.
A safe-haven for learning coping mechanisms and skills to survive rough times and the loss of loved ones.
Indian Wells, CA | July 17-21
A conference that celebrates IONS’ 40-year-legacy of consciousness, science and spirituality
A conference that aims to examine compassion, altruism and pro-social behavior from varying scientific angles.
OR Live Webcast | March 8, 2013
This day-long conference, featuring a keynote by Jon Kabat-Zinn, will illuminate the connections between mindfulness and compassion, focusing on how mindfulness can deepen relationships, enhance caregiving, and build compassion.
Oliver Burkeman comes to Berkeley to talk about his new book, The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.
2286 Cedar Street
Berkeley, CA | 7:30 pm on November 29, 2012
Noonday Demon author Andrew Solomon talks about his new book.
Join us for a FREE screening of the documentary I AM. The GGSC’s Dacher Keltner and the film’s director, Tom Shadyac, will attend in-person.
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 | September 18, 2012
A free event with Google’s Jolly Good Fellow to discuss his new book, preceded by a reception for GGSC members.
Don’t miss out on reduced registration fees for this three-day conference featuring distinguished neuroscientists, Tibetan buddhists, and Native American scholars who are meeting to examine and discuss the nature of compassion.