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December 07, 2017

The Externally Facing Artist: Arts and the World Today
Dec 7, 2017 at 12:10 pm

The Externally Facing Artist: Arts and the World Today

Dr. Steven Schick, Percussionist, Conductor and Author, and Distinguished Professor Reed Family Presidential Chair, Department of Music, UC San Diego, presents a noontime lecture to Oceanids Sounding Board at the Faculty Club.

December 07, 2017

Confronting Political Intimidation and Public Bullying
Dec 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Confronting Political Intimidation and Public Bullying

Roddey Reid is Professor Emeritus, Department of Literature, UC San Diego where he taught courses on the modern societies and cultures of France, the U.S., and Japan.

December 07, 2017

A View from the Vatican: Climate Change, Air Pollution, and Health as Our Responsibility
Dec 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm

A View from the Vatican: Climate Change, Air Pollution, and Health as Our Responsibility

The event will reflect on the November 2017 scientific deliberations by world experts on climate and air pollution, organized by the Vatican and co-sponsored by the UC San Diego Institute for Public Health.

December 07, 2017

An Evening with Andy Weir
Dec 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

An Evening with Andy Weir

Join the Clarke Center for a conversation with Andy Weir, author of the 2011 novel The Martian (adapted into the film starring Matt Damon). Weir will discuss Artemis, his new novel set in a near-future world on the first lunar city.

December 07, 2017

She Kills Monsters
Dec 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

She Kills Monsters

A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans following the death of her sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, she stumbles into an action-packed journey. View more dates and times »

December 07, 2017

thesisWORKS 2017: Before the horses crash into the ground, and then the ground.—Opening
Dec 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

thesisWORKS 2017: Before the horses crash into the ground, and then the ground.—Opening

MFA Candidate Verónica Santiago Moniello explores the potential of bodies and motion in space while simultaneously confronting subject material that has inspired her intellectual and scholarly pursuits over her time at UC San Diego.

December 07, 2017

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.

December 07, 2017

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.