Lectures & Presentations Events

May 20 - June 18, 2019

Monday, May 20

Faculty Ethics Bowl: Ethics and the Far Future

The Center for Public Philosophy presents the first Faculty Ethics Bowl, focused on Ethics and the Far Future. Faculty from the sciences and humanities use...

Tuesday, May 21

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Situational Decision Making—A LeanAgile Meetup

Leadership in a VUCA world The Cynefin Sense-making Framework (pronounced kuh-nev-in) is a decision-making framework currently used for situational...

Leonardo Art & Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER)

LASER talks are a program of the Leonardo International Society for Art, Science, and Technology (ISAST). They bringing together artists, scientists, and...

Wednesday, May 22

Vera Rubin Presidential Chair for Diversity in Astronomy Reception & Ceremony

Please join Dean Paul Koch in celebration of the Vera Rubin Presidential Chair for Diversity in Astronomy. 4:30–5:30 p.m. Reception 5:30–6:30 p.m....

Design Your Life with Dave Evans

Design your life with Dave Evans, top designer, Stanford professor, #1 NY Times best-selling author, in this FREE workshop hosted by the Center for...

Thursday, May 23

Study Abroad Program Exploration

Drop by anytime during this Program Exploration Session to discuss your study abroad interests, priorities, and needs with a Study Abroad peer advisor who...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Programming Plagiarism

Join Associate Dean of the Baskin School of Engineering, Tracy Larrabee and representatives from the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL)...

The Nicaragua socio-political crisis: A talk with Fr. Edwin Roman

It's been a little more than a year since protests erupted in Nicaragua over a social security reform proposal and a violent government crackdown that left...

Friday, May 24

Digital Research Symposium

Digital Research Symposium featuring Graduate and Undergraduate Digital Research This event will showcase the independent, digital research and classroom...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Sustainability Lunch & Learn: Zero Waste

The Sustainability Office invites you to join us for our Zero Waste Lunch & Learn on Friday, May 24 12-1:15pm to gain context around the collapse of the...

Study Abroad Application Assistance

Drop by anytime during this hour-long application assistance session. A Study Abroad peer advisor will be present to help you work on your program...

Saturday, May 25

Computational Poetry Workshop

The Computational Poetry Workshop is a day of talks, panel discussion, and other explorations of computational and generative poetry. With our guest speaker,...

Tuesday, May 28

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Wednesday, May 29

Puerto Rican documentary film “Filiberto”

Screening Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30 p.m. in Merrill 102, free and open to the public. This documentary shares the story of a professional musician who...

Thursday, May 30

Feminist Science Studies Conference: Indigeneity and Climate Justice Day 1

The 2019 UCSC Feminist Science Studies conference takes as its focus the theme of “Indigeneity and Climate Justice.” Climate Justice, as opposed to the more...

Fellowships for Research in Japan Information Session

Are you interested in research, collaboration, and travel opportunities in Japan? Join the Division of Global Engagement and the Japan Society for the...

Study Abroad Program Exploration

Drop by anytime during this Program Exploration Session to discuss your study abroad interests, priorities, and needs with a Study Abroad peer advisor who...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Lick Observatory: Public Evening Tour

Our new "behind the scenes" style 4 - 6 hour walking tour of Lick Observatory will start at the main building's Visitor Center. An astronomer based on Mount...

Friday, May 31

Feminist Science Studies Conference: Indigeneity and Climate Justice Day 2

Organized by Karen Barad and Felicity Amaya Schaeffer. The 2019 UCSC Feminist Science Studies conference takes as its focus the theme of “Indigeneity and...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Fighting Racism and Sexism in Education, the Law, and Human Rights in Contemporary Brazil

For the last decade and a half an increasing reactionary wave has been taking over Brazilian culture, politics, and society. What started out as a backlash...

Sunday, June 2

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

 Student Research and Education Awards Celebration

Each fall, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and the Institute of Marine Sciences hold an open competition for UC Santa Cruz students to encourage research...

Free Docent-Led Tour of the UCSC Farm

Take a tour of the beautiful 30-acre organic farm on the UCSC campus. Learn about the research, education, and public outreach work taking place through the...

Tuesday, June 4

Study Abroad Application Assistance

Drop by anytime during this hour-long application assistance session. A Study Abroad peer advisor will be present to help you work on your program...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Strawberry & Justice Festival

The Strawberry and Justice Festival is a campus and community event with a focus on good food, fun, and education! This free event includes a panel...

Wednesday, June 5

2019 Mandel Lecture: Lava Worlds to Living Worlds

Lava Worlds to Living Worlds: How a NASA Mission Sparked the Search for Life Beyond Earth Featuring astrophysicist Natalie Batalha Former lead scientist on...

Thursday, June 6

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

Study Abroad Program Exploration

Drop by anytime during this Program Exploration Session to discuss your study abroad interests, priorities, and needs with a Study Abroad peer advisor who...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Lecture, Nicanor Perlas

Humanizing Artificial Intelligence Using Cultural Power, Governance & Business to Address the Challenges of Our Time With Nicanor Perlas Thursday, June...

Friday, June 7

Study Abroad Application Assistance

Drop by anytime during this hour-long application assistance session. A Study Abroad peer advisor will be present to help you work on your program...

First Steps Session

First Steps are information sessions designed to help you begin your study abroad journey. As a student, you have a variety of study abroad options and...

Financing Study Abroad Workshop

This workshop is designed for prospective study abroad students who want to learn more about scholarships and how financial aid works with study abroad....

Evening with the Stars

Our ‘Evening with the Stars’ programs are held annually as part of our Summer Series. Each year we bring world-renowned astronomers to the summit of Mount...

Saturday, June 8

UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase 2019

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

Music of the Spheres - Oscar Reynolds and Karumanta

Experience a night to remember at Lick Observatory in 2019. Visit us for exceptional music, lectures by renowned scientists, viewings through the historical...

Sunday, June 9

Younger Lagoon Reserve Tours

This 90-minute, behind-the-scenes hiking tour takes visitors into Younger Lagoon Reserve adjacent to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Part of the...

UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase 2019

Check out the future of games in one of the largest student game festivals in the country! The UCSC Games Showcase celebrates undergraduate and graduate game...

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club reads "Barnaby Rudge"

The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel. Join us from...

Thursday, June 13

Lick Observatory: Public Evening Tour

Our new "behind the scenes" style 4 - 6 hour walking tour of Lick Observatory will start at the main building's Visitor Center. An astronomer based on Mount...

Friday, June 14

College Nine Commencement

The College Nine class fo 2019 will be celebrating the commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14th in the Quarry Aphitheater. This is an outdoor event to be...

College Ten Commencement

The College Ten class fo 2019 will be celebrating the commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14th in the Quarry Aphitheater. This is an outdoor event to be...

Saturday, June 15

Kresge College Commencement 2019

The Kresge class fo 2019 will be celebrating on Saturday, June 15th in the Quarry Aphitheater. This is an outdoor event held rain or shine behind the Bay...

Sunday, June 16

Lick Observatory: Public Evening Tour

Our new "behind the scenes" style 4 - 6 hour walking tour of Lick Observatory will start at the main building's Visitor Center. An astronomer based on Mount...

Tuesday, June 18

Kraw Lecture with Anthony Aguirre: Where did it all come from, and where is it all going?

The physical universe, Aguirre will argue, is made of matter (or energy) and of order (or information). Aguirre will trace the 13.8 billion year history of...

May 20 - June 18, 2019