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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. View more dates and times »

Seas ‘n’ Greetings at Birch Aquarium
Dec 1, 2016–Dec 31, 2016 at 9:00 am

Seas ‘n’ Greetings at Birch Aquarium

Deck the Hall (of Fishes) and get into the holiday spirit every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and check the schedule for special appearances by Scuba Santa as well as live holiday music on weekends. View more dates and times »

Now Available: UC People Management Certificate
Jan 9, 2017 at 8:00 am

Now Available: UC People Management Certificate

The UC Systemwide People Management Certificate launched January 9 and is for all people managers. It consists of Core and Elective Courses, which include local and systemwide programs and eCourses, as well as instructor-led trainings. View more dates and times »

Happy Hour at the New Faculty Club Lounge
Jan 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Happy Hour at the New Faculty Club Lounge

A renovated lounge has opened at the Faculty Club featuring a new brick pizza oven. The space is open to the entire campus community this winter quarter—no membership required—for happy hour from 4-7 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday. View more dates and times »

Inside Innovation: Catriona Jamieson
Jan 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Catriona Jamieson

Catriona Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Chief of the Division of Regenerative Medicine, Deputy Director of the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center, Co-Leader of the Hematologic Malignan

From Slow Violence to Slow Food: Piedmont’s Stories by Dr. Serenella Iovino
Jan 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

From Slow Violence to Slow Food: Piedmont’s Stories by Dr. Serenella Iovino

Guest speaker Dr. Serenella Iovino of the University of Turin shares how Piedmont’s landscapes and “ecological bodies” ooze stories of resistance, transformation and redemption of revelatory power. Event sponsored by the Environments in Motion Series

Change Management Practitioner Training
Jan 18, 2017–Jan 19, 2017 at 8:00 am

Change Management Practitioner Training

Intended for: Staff who will be leading and implementing change in their units. View more dates and times »

Very Close Encounters: Modern China at the Grassroots
Jan 18, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Very Close Encounters: Modern China at the Grassroots

Join us to celebrate the retirement of UC San Diego’s Distinguished Professor of History and Chinese Studies Paul Pickowicz. He will recount lessons from decades of on-the-ground research on Chinese society.

Book talk on “La Cuarta Socialdemocracia”
Jan 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Book talk on “La Cuarta Socialdemocracia”

Opening up about his book, “La Cuarta Socialdemocracia,” Agustin Basave will be underscoring the manuscript’s coverage of social democracy in Europe and the New Deal in the U.S., as well as the crisis of democratic representation at the time.

Biomedical Ethics Seminar—Metaphors in Medicine
Jan 18, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Biomedical Ethics Seminar—Metaphors in Medicine

Topic: “Metaphors in Medicine” Discussion Leader: Lawrence M. Hinman, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of San Diego

Holocaust Living History Workshop: Out of Oswiecim
Jan 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Holocaust Living History Workshop: Out of Oswiecim

Before Auschwitz, there was Oswiecim, a small town in Southern Poland that was home to Jews since the mid-sixteenth century. Del Mar based William Rosenbaum examines his father’s story of Oswiecim / Aushwitz.

Short Tales from the Mothership
Jan 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Short Tales from the Mothership

Join us at “the mothership” (the iconic Geisel Library building) to hear new sci-fi micro-fiction. Submit a short story of no more than 250 words prior to the live event to: lib-adgallan@mail.ucsd.edu. Read aloud or designate a a reader.

L-E-V Dance Company at ArtPower
Jan 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm

L-E-V Dance Company at ArtPower

The brainchild of choreographer Sharon Eyal, former dancer and resident choreographer with Batsheva, and arts and rave producer Gai Behar, L-E-V will make its ArtPower debut with this piece, performed by six astoundingly agile dancers

SEA Days: Whale Tales
Jan 21, 2017 at 11:00 am

SEA Days: Whale Tales

Whales are a diverse group of animals that have fascinated people for thousands of years. At this family-friendly event, meet a Scripps Oceanography scientist and find out about their current whale research.

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys at ArtPower
Jan 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys at ArtPower

Featuring an all-star cast of fresh, brilliant musicians from around the country, the versatile New Orleans Swamp Donkeys perform jass, blues, vaudeville, original music, modern jazz adaptations, and many other New Orleans–derived styles.

The Annual Robert C. Elliott Lecture - Gordon Hutner: The 21st Century U.S. Novel: An Anatomy
Jan 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The Annual Robert C. Elliott Lecture - Gordon Hutner: The 21st Century U.S. Novel: An Anatomy

The Robert C. Elliott Memorial Lecture Series presents: Gordon Hutner The 21st Century U.S. Novel: An Anatomy Tuesday, Jan 24, 2016 4:00pm Literature Building, Room 155 (de Certeau)

A Conversation with Vietnamese-American Artist Trinh Mai
Jan 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

A Conversation with Vietnamese-American Artist Trinh Mai

Join us for a presentation by local artist Trinh Mai, as she shares how artwork has opened up the channel for intergenerational dialogue as a method to unearth history and preserve family stories. Light lunch will be served after lecture.

Dart NeuroScience—TDLC Seminar Series
Jan 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Dart NeuroScience—TDLC Seminar Series

Katherine Rawson from Kent State University presents “Helping Students Achieve: The “What” and “When” of Effective Learning Techniques”

Game Changers Series: Collective Innovation for Business and Civics
Jan 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Game Changers Series: Collective Innovation for Business and Civics

Join UC San Diego Design Lab Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science Steven Dow and postdoctoral fellow Narges Mahyar at the Collaboratory for Downtown Innovation’s (CDI) Game Changer Series.

2nd UC San Diego All-Staff Mixer
Jan 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm

2nd UC San Diego All-Staff Mixer

Come meet, mix and mingle with UC San Diego staff from all departments.

Maarja Nuut at ArtPower
Jan 26, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Maarja Nuut at ArtPower

Hailing from Northern Estonia, fiddler/singer Maarja Nuut combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with live electronics to create a space where minimalism and experimental music meet the village musical traditions of prewar Europe.

Ensō String Quartet at ArtPower
Jan 27, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Ensō String Quartet at ArtPower

Named “one of the eminent string quartets of our era” by Classical Voice, the Grammy-nominated Ensō String Quartet has risen to the front rank of chamber music performers.

21st Annual Lytle Scholarship Concert
Jan 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm

21st Annual Lytle Scholarship Concert

On Sunday, Jan. 29, UC San Diego will host the 21st annual Lytle Scholarship Concert, featuring the UC San Diego Gospel Choir and Archie Robinson with New Birth Praise. All proceeds from the event will support undergraduate scholarships.

Mindfulness and Meditation: An experiential workshop with Master Teacher Michele Michele Hébert
Jan 30, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Mindfulness and Meditation: An experiential workshop with Master Teacher Michele Michele Hébert

Physicians, psychologists, and other professionals endorse meditation as a powerful tool for relieving stress, maintaining health, and promoting creativity. Experience a variety of traditional methods in this workshop. View more dates and times »

Next at the Playhouse: Disney’s FREAKY FRIDAY
Jan 31, 2017–Mar 12, 2017 at 12:00 am

Next at the Playhouse: Disney’s FREAKY FRIDAY

Join us at the Playhouse’s upcoming production in the 2016-2017 season, FREAKY FRIDAY, a buoyant new musical comedy based on the novel “Freaky Friday” by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures. View more dates and times »