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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.

Seas ‘n’ Greetings
Dec 1, 2017–Dec 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

Seas ‘n’ Greetings

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is transformed into a holiday wonderland full of SEAsonal activities for the whole family.

Exploring Ethics—Should we use genetically engineered plants to help mitigate climate change?
Jan 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Exploring Ethics—Should we use genetically engineered plants to help mitigate climate change?

The Center for Ethics in Science & Technology brings the public and scientists together to explore how science can best serve society. Through forums, projects, and resources, the Center gives all stakeholders an opportunity to share perspectives on the ethical implications of new developments in science and technology.

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Law
Jan 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Law

STUDENTS! Attend an exclusive legal-focused career workshop with industry professionals and admissions officers to learn more about law school acceptance, careers and more. Food will be provided. Space is VERY limited. RSVP Required!

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Medicine
Jan 9, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Medicine

STUDENTS! Attend an exclusive career workshop focused on nursing/medicine with industry professionals and admissions officers to learn more about med school acceptance, careers and more. Food will be provided. Space is VERY limited. RSVP Required!

Dr. Richard Granger from Dartmouth College
Jan 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Dr. Richard Granger from Dartmouth College

Dr. Richard Granger from Dartmouth College will be presenting on the “Principles of Brain Design.”

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Fellowships
Jan 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Fellowships

STUDENTS! Attend an exclusive career workshop on fellowships with industry professionals to learn about career opportunities, network and more. Food will be provided. Space is VERY limited. RSVP Required!

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Entertainment & News
Jan 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Careers in the Humanities Workshop: A Focus on Entertainment & News

STUDENTS! Attend an exclusive career workshop on the entertainment and news sector with industry professionals, to learn about career options, network and more. Food will be provided. Space is VERY limited. RSVP Required!

After Deportation: The Case of Afghan Deportees
Jan 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm

After Deportation: The Case of Afghan Deportees

Invited guest speaker Shahram Khosravi, Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University, author of Young and Defiant in Tehran, “Illegal” Traveller: An Auto-Ethnography of Borders, and Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran

Inside Innovation: Larry Frank
Jan 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Larry Frank

Inside Innovation is a presentation series featuring the latest innovative technologies developed by UC San Diego researchers. Get an inside look at what is happening in the labs, explore commercialization opportunities and inquire about licensing.

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series
Jan 17, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

The UC San Diego Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets to discuss selected ethics topics. This months topic is “Putting ‘Race’ on the Table: Voicing and Silencing Race and Ethnicity in News Coverage of Health and Medicine.”

U.S.-Cuba Ties: A Thaw, Revisited
Jan 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm

U.S.-Cuba Ties: A Thaw, Revisited

Join a panel of experts who will discuss how new constraints leaves room for debate on how they will affect the future relationship between the two countries.

ArtPower presents Compagnie Hervé Koubi
Jan 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Compagnie Hervé Koubi

Recognized as one of Europe’s most distinctive choreographers, Hervé Koubi draws creative strength from his Algerian roots and Mediterranean culture. His company makes its San Diego debut with “What the Day Owes to the Night”.

Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Elections: Questions to be Answered
Jan 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Elections: Questions to be Answered

Mexicans will head to the polls on July 1. Harvard University Professor Jorge Dominguez will discuss plus the extraordinary number of offices on next year’s ballot and how the coming elections will be unique due to a number of unprecedented factors.

ArtPower presents Aeolus Quartet
Jan 19, 2018 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Aeolus Quartet

Praised by Strad magazine for their “high-octane” performances, the Aeolus Quartet is one of the finest young quartets touring today.

Tough Cases
Jan 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases

The Tough Cases ethics discussion series providing opportunity to increase awareness of, and sensitivity to, ethical issues. This month the topic is Discharging Patients with No Where to Go.

Curbing Inequality
Jan 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Curbing Inequality

Eduardo Porter, economic scene columnist at The New York Times and CGT Pacific Leadership Fellow, will discuss the power and limits of redistribution and assess other tools to mitigate inequality in market incomes.

Startups & Pizza: Source Funding for NewCo
Jan 25, 2018 at 11:30 am

Startups & Pizza: Source Funding for NewCo

UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization is partnering with Dentons and Tiber Creek on a seminar series on what you need to know about forming a startup company.

ArtPower presents Liz Vice
Jan 25, 2018 at 8:00 pm

ArtPower presents Liz Vice

Gospel, soul, and R&B–inspired artist Liz Vice’s music features dynamic, beautiful vocals and classically influenced lyrics that reference her deep-rooted spirituality.

Tidepooling Adventure at Birch Aquarium
Jan 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Tidepooling Adventure at Birch Aquarium

Visit a local tide pool to learn how these amazing habitats and their inhabitants truly survive between a rock and a hard place. View more dates and times »

Sokwanlok Lecture: Infrastructure Investment as a Development Strategy
Jan 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Sokwanlok Lecture: Infrastructure Investment as a Development Strategy

China’s model of state-led development differs from both Western approaches and from its East Asian neighbors’ industrial policies by focusing solely on infrastructure investment. Francis Fukuyama will explore this issue.

Dr. Geoffrey Schoenbaum from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Jan 31, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Dr. Geoffrey Schoenbaum from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Dr. Geoffrey Schoenbaum from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will be presenting on the “Tests of two key predictions of the hypothesis that dopamine transients serve as a cached-value error-signaling system for learning>”

ArtPower presents Roland Auzet
Jan 31, 2018 at 7:30 pm

ArtPower presents Roland Auzet

French composer, percussionist, and theater director Roland Auzet defines himself as a stage writer. Auzet’s new work starts with a car on an empty stage, but he quickly fills the room with so much more.

Should we ask terminally ill patients infected with HIV to donate their bodies to science?
Feb 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Should we ask terminally ill patients infected with HIV to donate their bodies to science?

The Last Gift study aims to understand where and how HIV hides in the human body when a person with HIV is taking HIV medications.

A Raisin in the Sun—Preview
Feb 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

A Raisin in the Sun—Preview

A classic of the American stage, A Raisin in the Sun follows Walter Younger and his family in Chicago, each feeling confined by their physical home space and the social roles they’ve been assigned.