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Infinity Cube at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Apr 7, 2017–Dec 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

Infinity Cube at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Step into an 8-foot cube and become surrounded by video projections of single-celled marine organisms — called dinoflagellates — reacting to various stimulants such as the human heartbeat, music, water flow, and air pressure.

Cap & Gown Pick Up
May 22, 2017–Jun 2, 2017 at 8:00 am

Cap & Gown Pick Up

Congratulations Triton Seniors! Pick up your cap, gown, tassel and commencement ticket. Whether you purchased a Grad Pack or basic package, this is the time to pick them up for your special day! Bookstore, 1st floor.

Grunion Runs with Birch Aquarium at Scripps
May 28, 2017–May 29, 2017 at 11:30 pm

Grunion Runs with Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. View more dates and times »

A Step Away: Artists from the MFA Program at UC San Diego
May 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A Step Away: Artists from the MFA Program at UC San Diego

UC San Diego Visual Arts with MCASD presents “A Step Away: Artists from the MFA Program at UC San Diego,” an exhibition of eleven graduating artists. Curated by Lara Bullock and Anthony Graham, the exhibition presents a diversity of practices. View more dates and times »

Lucetta Kam: “Lala: Community, Confrontations, and Creativity”
May 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Lucetta Kam: “Lala: Community, Confrontations, and Creativity”

A Lecture by Professor Lucetta Kam What is lala? How do lala women make sense of this new queer identity? How do they connect with each other socially, politically and creatively? The talk will offer an introduction of lala women in China by looking at their community, activism and the queer aesthetics of lala creative projects.

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series
May 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series

Join us for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. This seminar series is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. View more dates and times »

Grad Nite
May 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Grad Nite

Congratulations Triton Seniors! UC San Diego’s red carpet, graduation kick-off party for the class of 2017! Seniors, bring your family & friends to this not-to-be-missed event.

“The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond”
May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm

“The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond”

Lecture Topic: “The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond” Speaker: Philipp Scherer, Ph.D. Professor and Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research, UT southwestern Medical Center, Texas

Brazil’s Future as an Energy Superpower
May 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Brazil’s Future as an Energy Superpower

Mauricio Tolmasquim, professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and GPS Professor David Victor will lay out where Brazil stands today, what the country’s energy future may look like, and what role Brazil will play globally.

Sally Ride Science STEAM Series • Education by Design
Jun 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Sally Ride Science STEAM Series • Education by Design

Join the Sally Ride Science STEAM Series discussion on design thinking Thursday, June 1 at 5 pm at the San Diego Central Library Shiley Suite. The Sally Ride Science STEAM Series is presented by UC San Diego and the City of San Diego.

UC San Diego Gospel Choir
Jun 1, 2017 at 8:00 pm

UC San Diego Gospel Choir

Directed by faculty member Ken Anderson, the UC San Diego Gospel Choir combines hundreds of voices to fill the auditorium with the uplifting sound of African American spirituals, blues, traditional songs and gospel.

UC San Diego Blood Drive
Jun 5, 2017 at 10:00 am

UC San Diego Blood Drive

UC San Diego Blood Drive, June 5-7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bloodmobile on Library Walk. Lives depend on it! Make an appointment through www.sandiegobloodbank.org and walk-ins are welcome! View more dates and times »

Sir Roger Penrose: Fashion, Faith and Fantasy and the Big Questions in Modern Physics
Jun 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Sir Roger Penrose: Fashion, Faith and Fantasy and the Big Questions in Modern Physics

Join the Clarke Center for a lecture and book signing with Sir Roger Penrose, the celebrated English mathematician and physicist, on “Fashion, Faith and Fantasy and the Big Questions in Modern Physics.”

Universal Compassion: The Life and Legacy of the 14th Dalai Lama
Jun 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Universal Compassion: The Life and Legacy of the 14th Dalai Lama

Talk by Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Professor, University of San Diego. Professor Tsomo is a Buddhist nun, scholar and social activist. She is the founding director of the Jamyang Foundation, an innovative education project for women in developing countries.

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Expedition at Sea: Sally Ride at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Nov 18, 2016–May 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

Expedition at Sea: Sally Ride at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

At the Expedition at Sea: Sally Ride Gallery, Birch Aquarium guests experience life on a research vessel through a combination of science, art, and technology.

Infinity Cube at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Apr 7, 2017–Dec 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

Infinity Cube at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Step into an 8-foot cube and become surrounded by video projections of single-celled marine organisms — called dinoflagellates — reacting to various stimulants such as the human heartbeat, music, water flow, and air pressure.

Cap & Gown Pick Up
May 22, 2017–Jun 2, 2017 at 8:00 am

Cap & Gown Pick Up

Congratulations Triton Seniors! Pick up your cap, gown, tassel and commencement ticket. Whether you purchased a Grad Pack or basic package, this is the time to pick them up for your special day! Bookstore, 1st floor.

May 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm

UC San Diego Public Tours: Highlighting Campus History, Art and Architecture

UC San Diego’s Visitors Tour Program offers free tours to local residents, new faculty and staff, first-time visitors and the general public. View more dates and times »

Grunion Runs with Birch Aquarium at Scripps
May 28, 2017–May 29, 2017 at 11:30 pm

Grunion Runs with Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. View more dates and times »

May 28, 2017–Jul 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm

At La Jolla Playhouse: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE

Time: Ranges from 2:00 PM, 7:30 PM and 8:00 PM Location: Mandell Weiss Theatre La Jolla Playhouse 2910 La Jolla Village Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 View more dates and times »

A Step Away: Artists from the MFA Program at UC San Diego
May 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

A Step Away: Artists from the MFA Program at UC San Diego

UC San Diego Visual Arts with MCASD presents “A Step Away: Artists from the MFA Program at UC San Diego,” an exhibition of eleven graduating artists. Curated by Lara Bullock and Anthony Graham, the exhibition presents a diversity of practices. View more dates and times »

Lucetta Kam: “Lala: Community, Confrontations, and Creativity”
May 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Lucetta Kam: “Lala: Community, Confrontations, and Creativity”

A Lecture by Professor Lucetta Kam What is lala? How do lala women make sense of this new queer identity? How do they connect with each other socially, politically and creatively? The talk will offer an introduction of lala women in China by looking at their community, activism and the queer aesthetics of lala creative projects.

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series
May 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series

Join us for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. This seminar series is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. View more dates and times »

Grad Nite
May 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Grad Nite

Congratulations Triton Seniors! UC San Diego’s red carpet, graduation kick-off party for the class of 2017! Seniors, bring your family & friends to this not-to-be-missed event.

May 30, 2017–Jul 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm

At La Jolla Playhouse: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE

Time: Ranges from 2:00 PM, 7:30 PM and 8:00 PM Location: Mandell Weiss Theatre La Jolla Playhouse 2910 La Jolla Village Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 View more dates and times »

“The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond”
May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm

“The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond”

Lecture Topic: “The Multifaceted Roles of Adipose Tissue: Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes and Beyond” Speaker: Philipp Scherer, Ph.D. Professor and Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research, UT southwestern Medical Center, Texas

Brazil’s Future as an Energy Superpower
May 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Brazil’s Future as an Energy Superpower

Mauricio Tolmasquim, professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and GPS Professor David Victor will lay out where Brazil stands today, what the country’s energy future may look like, and what role Brazil will play globally.

May 31, 2017–Jul 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm

At La Jolla Playhouse: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE

Time: Ranges from 2:00 PM, 7:30 PM and 8:00 PM Location: Mandell Weiss Theatre La Jolla Playhouse 2910 La Jolla Village Drive La Jolla, CA 92037 View more dates and times »

Jun 1, 2017 at 8:00 am

Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center/Sanford Health: Orthopedic Applications of Stem Cell Research

Stem cell thought-leaders from the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center at UC San Diego Health and Sanford Children’s Health Research Center in South Dakota will present on the orthopedic and other applications of stem cell research.

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