Sixty years after its founding, UC San Diego continues to challenge expectations and meet society’s biggest challenges. To celebrate our 60th anniversary, our virtual Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom showcased the global impacts, leading-edge research and Triton spirit that for 60 years have helped solve the great challenges of our day. Explore videos from the series featuring the boundary-breaking work our faculty, alumni and students are doing to combat COVID-19, build a community of women in STEM, drive climate action, and address the unique challenges and opportunities of our dynamic binational region. See why UC San Diego remains ahead of tomorrow.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Watch the first virtual Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom event, featuring a discussion of negative public perceptions of vaccines, their historical drivers and how we can address past injustices and build confidence in this important health care technology as the world embarks on a vaccination campaign that is critical to combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Watch the second virtual Evening of Nonconventional Wisdom event, highlighting the extraordinary achievements and experiences of our leading-edge students, alumnae, faculty and researchers at UC San Diego. Explore a few of these personal journeys as told by the women who have lived them.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The science is in: Climate change is real. So, what now—and how? Watch our third of five virtual Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom events to hear expert perspectives on new and practical ways we can protect the health and well-being of our global population, our most vulnerable communities and our environment.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Watch the fourth virtual Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom event featuring UC San Diego experts exploring the myths and realities of our vibrant region and discussing the complex challenges and exciting opportunities facing border communities.