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Jan 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Tracy Strong: The Land was Ours before We Were the Land’s: Puritanism and America

Tracy B. Strong is Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy within Politics & International Relations at the University of Southampton and Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego.

Dialogue Over Dessert—Exploring Changemaking Research
Jan 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Dialogue Over Dessert—Exploring Changemaking Research

UC San Diego is known for socially impactful research. No matter the discipline faculty and students are dedicating their time and energy to finding solutions to pressing problems. Join us for an evening of innovative and inspiring research findings.

#ChinaToo: The Feminist Awakening in the People’s Republic
Jan 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

#ChinaToo: The Feminist Awakening in the People’s Republic

Through interviews with the Feminist Five and other leading Chinese activists, Leta Hong Fincher argues in “Betraying Big Brother” that the popular, broad-based movement poses a unique challenge to China’s authoritarian regime today.

Regulating Tomorrow’s Technologies: Impacts on Innovation
Jan 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Regulating Tomorrow’s Technologies: Impacts on Innovation

Taken from the research theme of Innovation & Technology, experts will discuss key policy issues around advancements in 3D printing and Artificial Intelligence as well as impacts of the FDA’s approach to medical device regulation.

Women Disrupting for Good
Jan 24, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Women Disrupting for Good

In this panel focused on disrupting for the greater good of society, we will hear from exemplary impact leaders who are mobilizing change.

Vladimir Vysotsky, a Russian Cultural Legend: A Talk by Dmitry Bykov
Jan 24, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Vladimir Vysotsky, a Russian Cultural Legend: A Talk by Dmitry Bykov

You are cordially invited to a lecture and opening reception with Moscow-based scholar Dmitry Bykov who will discuss Vladimir Vysotsky’s life, work and legacy.

From a Rural Village in Mexico to Global Social Impact
Jan 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm

From a Rural Village in Mexico to Global Social Impact

Edith Guerrero, international program manager at Qualcomm, will share her narrative as a Latina with a bicultural upbringing in Mexico and the United States and how that ultimately led her to the impactful work she has done globally.

Inside Innovation: Stephanie Fraley
Jan 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Inside Innovation: Stephanie Fraley

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.

Jan 31, 2019 at 8:00 am

Intelligent Project Management

About the Program: The ability to intelligently and effectively steer projects towards timely completion and successful outcomes is a critical skill in today’s dynamic and turbulent economic environment. Using interactive exercises and case-studies.

China’s Auto Industry: Tech Takes Command
Jan 31, 2019 at 4:00 pm

China’s Auto Industry: Tech Takes Command

Auto-industry expert Michael Dunne reveals how technology companies have altered the auto landscape and why China holds the four keys to success in this race among global automakers.

Re-constructing brains in the lab to revolutionize neuroscience
Feb 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Re-constructing brains in the lab to revolutionize neuroscience

Join us as Dr. Muotri explains how mini brains are generated in his lab and how this strategy can create novel therapeutical insights on neurogenetic disorders, such as autism.

49,172: The Rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews
Feb 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

49,172: The Rescue of Bulgaria’s Jews

On Wednesday, February 6, the Holocaust Living History Workshop series will feature film producer Atanas Kolev, founder of Ancient Tribe Entertainment, an LA-based film and media production company with offices in Hollywood and Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Center for Ethics in Science & Technology, Presents: Alysson Muotri, Ph.D.
Feb 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

The Center for Ethics in Science & Technology, Presents: Alysson Muotri, Ph.D.

“Re-constructing brains in the lab to revolutionize neuroscience” Alysson Muotri, Ph.D., Professor, University of California San Diego UC San Diego Stem Cell Program School of Medicine, Dept. Pediatrics/Rady Children’s Hospital-Sanford Consortium

THE JUDGE: Film Screening and Discussion
Feb 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

THE JUDGE: Film Screening and Discussion

THE JUDGE is a unique and timely documentary about Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a (Islamic law) courts. There will be a panel discussion and short reception following the screening.

Feb 7, 2019 at 12:10 pm

Intergenerational Senior Center

Oceanids Sounding Board and the Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club present Professors Emeriti Cecil Lytle and Joel Dimsdale,MD, discussing the future of intergenerational housing at UC San Diego.