Join us as we celebrate UC San Diego’s 60th anniversary with our Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom virtual event series highlighting ongoing contributions to the most pressing issues of our time and featuring interactive presentations by the leading-edge UC San Diego community.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
5 p.m. PDT
The science is in: Climate change is real. So, what now — and how? Join us for the 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.Learn More
Thursday, May 27, 2021
5 p.m. PDT
UC San Diego exists on the edge: of a continent, of a country, and on the leading-edge of possibilities. And that allows us to see both the complex challenges facing border communities and an exciting array of opportunities. Join us for “Crossing Borders: Exploring San Diego’s Dynamic Binational Region” and explore the myths and realities of our vibrant binational region.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
5 p.m. PDT
Sixty years ago, a group of like-minds had a vision for a different kind of university — one focused on advancing the frontiers of knowledge through a culture of nonconventional thinking. Join us for “Fast Forward: Staying Ahead of Tomorrow” as we showcase a few such visionaries and 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.