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Continuity and Innovation in Traditional Chinese Painting
Sep 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Continuity and Innovation in Traditional Chinese Painting

Four prominent artists from China and Taiwan will share their artistic journeys, followed by a live demonstration of creating Chinese paintings. Art historian and professor Kuiyi Shen will provide short commentaries and moderate a discussion.

Sep 24, 2019 at 8:00 am

Public Speaking 1: Building Confidence & Clarity

This course teaches relaxation, concentration, public speaking and team building exercises used in the theater to create more confident business professionals.

Tough Cases: Serving Hospitalized Prisoners
Sep 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases: Serving Hospitalized Prisoners

The Tough Cases ethics discussion series is supported by the Allen Lein Ethics in Medicine Fund and meets once monthly.

Sep 26, 2019 at 8:00 am

Change Management: Overcoming Resistance

After learning the J-Curve model, you’ll be able to use a unique set of tools to immediately speed implementation of any change,

China’s Rise in Historical Perspective
Sep 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm

China’s Rise in Historical Perspective

In his new book, “Making China Modern,” Klaus Mühlhahn of the Free University of Berlin provides a panoramic survey of China’s rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine.

Oct 2, 2019 at 8:00 am

Power & Leadership: Learn to be PowerSmart

Power and leadership will explore the many sources and uses of power in modern organization and innovation with a nuanced layering of hard and soft power tools.

If Researchers Find A Tumor, Should They Tell You?
Oct 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

If Researchers Find A Tumor, Should They Tell You?

In this talk we will discuss research imaging studies and if patients and physicians should be made aware of research results if they are not verifiably accurate.

U.S.-China Competition and Co-existence
Oct 3, 2019 at 3:30 pm

U.S.-China Competition and Co-existence

A panel of Chinese and American experts will examine how historical examples such as the Cold War can illuminate the U.S.-China dynamics of competition in the age of globalization and economic interdependence.

Tracking the Transformation: Economic Growth and Social Change
Oct 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

Tracking the Transformation: Economic Growth and Social Change

Join us on Oct. 7, for a conversation with experts who will provide their perspectives on where the Mexican economy is heading.

Bioinformatics Seminar Series
Oct 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Bioinformatics Seminar Series

The Bioinformatics Seminar Series features Jordan Berg (Rutter Lab, U. of Utah) giving a talk on “XPRESSyourself: Enhancing, Standardizing, and Automating Ribosome Profiling Computational Analyses Yields Improved Insights.” A light lunch is provided.

UC San Diego Helen Edison Lecture Series presents Contemporary Art and Performance in Public Spaces
Oct 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

UC San Diego Helen Edison Lecture Series presents Contemporary Art and Performance in Public Spaces

UC San Diego Helen Edison Lecture Series, the San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture and the San Diego Tourism Authority present “Contemporary Art and Performance in Public Spaces” on Monday, October 7 at 6pm, at the Museum of Photographic Arts.

Oct 8, 2019 at 8:00 am

Effectiveness Business Writing: Crafting Clear, Concise and Compelling Content

This course will teach you the skills you need to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively to your audience and to make your writing stand out.

Introduction to AWS Basics
Oct 8, 2019 at 10:30 am

Introduction to AWS Basics

This is an introduction to AWS infrastructure and foundational services used in research such as EC2, S3, auto-scaling, the Spot market, and CloudFormation.

Oct 9, 2019 at 8:00 am

Emotional Intelligence Part 2: Developing Relationships

While the first Emotional Intelligence course introduces the concept, the second part builds on the practical application of the theories to develop stronger relationships with individuals and to manage emotions in group dynamics.

Impact of Early Life Deprivation on Cognition
Oct 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Impact of Early Life Deprivation on Cognition

“Impact of Early Life Deprivation on Cognition: Implications for the Evolutionary Origins of the Human Mind” will explore the influences of early life environment and culture on the emergence of the adult mind. Co-presented by CARTA and KIBM.