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January 2018

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.

January 2018

Jan 4, 2018 at 12:10 pm

Oceanids Sounding Board:  Roundtable Discussion with ArtPower’s Jordan Peimer

Sounding Board starts the New Year with a surprise event at the Faculty Club: a performing arts roundtable discussion led by Executive Director for ArtPower at UC San Diego, Jordan Peimer.

January 2018

Creating Session—Blended Learning
Jan 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Creating Session—Blended Learning

This three hour create session will allow faculty to develop a Blended lesson ready to use in their class the following week. We will explore different ARM Tec Ed-technologies and discuss the philosophies & research behind blended learning.

January 2018

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!

January 2018

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!

January 2018

Jan 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. View more dates and times »

January 2018

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.”

January 2018

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!

January 2018

Jan 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. View more dates and times »

January 2018

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!

January 2018

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

January 2018

Network Error
Jan 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Network Error

NETWORK ERROR at gallery@calit2 features recent work by new media artist Trish Stone. Panel discussion at 5pm in Calit2 Auditorium with Trish Stone, Michael Trigilio, and Pinar Yoldas, moderated by Jordan Crandall, followed by a reception.

January 2018

Jan 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. View more dates and times »

January 2018

Jan 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Prison Abolition? The Uses and Abuses of Incarceration.

Invited speaker Professor Tommie Shelby on “Prison Abolition? The Uses and Abuses of Incarceration.”

January 2018

Jan 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. View more dates and times »

January 2018

Jan 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. View more dates and times »

January 2018

Jan 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. View more dates and times »

January 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service
Jan 14, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service

Join UC San Diego students, staff, faculty, and alumni as they march in the 39th Annual San Diego Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Day of Service. This campus tradition is free and open to all.

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Urban Livability in Australia
Jan 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Urban Livability in Australia

Designing healthy liveable cities is a global priority. In Australia, urban liveability has been increasingly recognized in state and federal urban planning policies as an important determinant of population health and well-being.

January 2018

No More No More: Women, Girls, ICT (Information, Communication & Technology) & Violence
Jan 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm

No More No More: Women, Girls, ICT (Information, Communication & Technology) & Violence

The UC San Diego campus wants to help fight human trafficking and join efforts in bringing nationwide awareness on this critically important and tragic social issue through panel discussion and conversation, movie viewing, and student performances.

January 2018

Dr. Nadine Gaab from Harvard University will be presenting for the Dart Neuroscience Seminar Series
Jan 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Dr. Nadine Gaab from Harvard University will be presenting for the Dart Neuroscience Seminar Series

Dr. Nadine Gaab from Harvard University will be presenting on “The typical and atypical reading brain: How a neurobiological framework of reading development can inform educational practice and policy.”

January 2018

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.”

January 2018

The Holocaust Litigations: Defining Guilt, Extracting Reparations—With William Lerach
Jan 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm

The Holocaust Litigations: Defining Guilt, Extracting Reparations—With William Lerach

The HLHW series will feature William Lerach, a leading securities lawyer in the US who will shed light on how eliminationist antisemitism may have been the main reason behind the Nazis’ lethal assault on European Jews.

January 2018

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.

January 2018

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”.

January 2018

Cardiometabolic Risk in South Asians: Findings from the MASALA Study
Jan 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Cardiometabolic Risk in South Asians: Findings from the MASALA Study

Dr. Alka Kanaya (UCSF), will present about the MASALA study, which seeks identify what factors lead to heart disease in South Asians. Identification of these factors may help guide future treatments to prevent or cure heart disease in South Asians.

January 2018

China through the Lens of Friendship Delegations in the 1970s
Jan 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm

China through the Lens of Friendship Delegations in the 1970s

The UC San Diego Library is pleased to launch a new digital collection of images of early 1970s China contributed by members of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegations.

January 2018

Center for Hellenic Studies Lecture: Were Barbarians Barbaric? The View from Greece
Jan 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Center for Hellenic Studies Lecture: Were Barbarians Barbaric? The View from Greece

Join us for a lecture hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies featuring Professor Erich Gruen from the University of California, Berkeley. His lecture attempts to elicit how the term “barbarian” was understood in the Hellenic world.

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity
Jan 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity

Curated by Tatiana Sizonenko, STORIES THAT WE TELL celebrates seven UC San Diego artists who paved the way for greater inclusion: Eleanor Antin, Barbara Kruger, Faith Ringgold, Martha Rosler, Miriam Schapiro, Lorna Simpson, and Carrie Mae Weems.

January 2018

Sir Roger Penrose: New Cosmological View of Dark Matter
Jan 19, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Sir Roger Penrose: New Cosmological View of Dark Matter

Iconoclast Sir Roger Penrose will give a talk on whether the Universe is destined to collapse, to expand indefinitely until it homogenizes in heat death, or a third alternative, the cosmological conformal cyclic cosmology (CCC) scheme.

January 2018

17th Annual James R. Arnold Lecture
Jan 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm

17th Annual James R. Arnold Lecture

Lecture Title: Sea level commitment from melting ice sheets Speaker: Professor Eric Rignot (Earth Science System, UC Irvine & NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Date: 1/19/2018 (Friday) Time: 4:00 PM (Reception to follow) Location: NSB Auditorium

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Science, Exploration, & Adventure: Whale Tales
Jan 20, 2018 at 12:00 am

Science, Exploration, & Adventure: Whale Tales

Experience all three at SEA Days. Each month, guests are invited to meet researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and learn about their exciting research and current ocean topics. View more dates and times »

January 2018

Science, Exploration, & Adventure: Whale Tales
Jan 20, 2018 at 11:00 am

Science, Exploration, & Adventure: Whale Tales

Experience all three at SEA Days. Each month, guests are invited to meet researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and learn about their exciting research and current ocean topics. View more dates and times »

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Remembrance & Vision: Imagining Future Monuments at UC San Diego
Jan 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Remembrance & Vision: Imagining Future Monuments at UC San Diego

Join us for an opening reception for this exhibit which presents proposed monuments created by undergraduate students in a Fall 2017 Communication seminar entitled “Politics & Culture of Display” with Professor Brian Goldfarb.

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Institute of Arts & Humanities Lecture: North Korea in the Age of Trump
Jan 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Institute of Arts & Humanities Lecture: North Korea in the Age of Trump

Join us for a lecture hosted by the Institute of Arts & Humanities and Transnational Korean Studies featuring Martin Hart-Landsberg, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Lewis and Clark College and Hyun Lee, Managing Editor of ZoominKorea.

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Technology, Inequality, and Our World: Taking Back the New Media Revolution
Jan 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Technology, Inequality, and Our World: Taking Back the New Media Revolution

Join the UC San Diego South Asia Initiative on Thursday, January 25, 2018 as Ramesh Srinivasan, Associated Professor at UCLA Info Studies, discusses Technology, Inequality, and Our World: Taking Back the New Media Revolution.

January 2018

Jan 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Focus on Health: Update on the Management of Parkinson’s Disease

Join us for a free seminar as Irene Litvan, MD, director of the Parkinson and Other Movement Disorders Center at UC San Diego Health, welcomes Brenton Wright, MD, to the program. Dr. Wright will present an overview of physical exercise benefits.

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Apps & Appetizers: Tools for Teaching & Research Communications
Jan 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Apps & Appetizers: Tools for Teaching & Research Communications

Please join us to explore new ways to integrate meaningful technology into your practice. Through this event, educators will share ways which they visualize their research and help students connect concepts.

January 2018

2018 Siblings Day
Jan 27, 2018

2018 Siblings Day

It’s time for a sibling reunion! Join us for Siblings Day, a wonderful campus tradition for UC San Diego undergraduate students and their young siblings. Registration closes January 19, visit http://parents.ucsd.edu/events/siblings-day/index.html.

January 2018

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 »

January 2018

VISIONS—from Microscope to Watercolor
Jan 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm

VISIONS—from Microscope to Watercolor

THE SCIENTIST AND THE ARTIST: Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk, PhD and Eva Henry would like to invite you to share with you VISIONS, a pioneering fusion of science and art

January 2018

Lytle Scholarship Concert 2018
Jan 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Lytle Scholarship Concert 2018

All are invited to attend the 22nd annual Lytle Scholarship Concert, featuring four renowned jazz pianists who have performed with the likes of Miles Davis and Ella Fitzgerald. Proceeds from the concert go to support undergraduate scholarships.

January 2018

Jan 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm

REV’d!

Provost Yu invites Revelle Students, Faculty, Alumni, and staff to drop in Mondays 3-4pm, Revelle Admin Bldg/Advising Bldg for REV’d - Revelle Engages in Verve Development! Light refreshments. Refresh! Rejuvinate! Get REV’d! View more dates and times »

January 2018

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.

January 2018

Evening with an Entrepreneur
Jan 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Evening with an Entrepreneur

Join us for the next Evening with an Entrepreneur featuring Mark Bowles and Tom Tullie as they share the Art and Science of Startup Exits.

January 2018

Lan Yao “Alive,” Student Exhibition
Jan 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Lan Yao “Alive,” Student Exhibition

ALIVE explores humanity through photography and film. By documenting the subjects’ emotions and relationships, Yao captures the real and intimate moments of their lives and tells their stories to invoke a feeling of society.

January 2018

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>”

January 2018

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.