Renowned Faculty.
Relevant Issues.

Discover Cal is a traveling lecture series bringing UC Berkeley’s distinguished faculty — longtime lecturers and rising stars alike — to the extended Cal family for compelling lectures in an informal setting. Since 1993, the Berkeley community has been coming together for pre-event receptions, insightful panels, and lively Q&A sessions.

Upcoming Lectures

Beyond Legalization

How will cannabis cultivation fit into our communities? 

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Seattle
Wed, 05/01/2019
Alexis Hotel
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Climate Change in California and Beyond

Setting Course for a Resilient Future

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Palo Alto
Tue, 05/14/2019
Sheraton Palo Alto
Beverly Hills
Wed, 05/22/2019
Beverly Hills Marriott
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Past Lectures

The Discover Cal lectures represent Berkeley’s dazzling array of intellectual excellence with topics as intriguing as they are timely.

Past Speakers

From beloved longtime lecturers to the newest stars on the rise, Discover Cal is proud to highlight the dazzling diversity of UC Berkeley’s faculty excellence.