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February 28 - March 28, 2020

Friday, February 28

Environmental Studies Program's 50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion

Environmental Studies Program's 50th...

Following a tradition started in 1975, every five years the Environmental Studies Program hosts an alumni reunion at UCSB in honor of the incredible work and...

Lemony Lunches at CITRAL: College Made Whole

Lemony Lunches at CITRAL: College Made Whole

12am

Join us for the annual CITRAL Lemony Lunches Reading Group! We’ll read and discuss College Made Whole: Integrative Learning for a Divided World by Chris...

GE Assessment Workshop

GE Assessment Workshop

10am

Facilitators: Linda Adler-Kassner, Faculty Director, CITRAL and lead investigator Laurel Wilder, Associate Director, Institutional Research Josh...

Environmental Studies 50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion

Environmental Studies 50th Anniversary...

2pm

The Environmental Studies Program at UCSB celebrates 50 years. Join us in celebrating our Golden Anniversary, Feb 28-Mar. 1, 2020!

A Night of Dynamic Post-Rock Korean Music with Black String

A Night of Dynamic Post-Rock Korean Music with...

7:30pm

Black String is a South Korean quartet led by geomungo (traditional Korean zither) player Yoon Jeong Heo, who incorporates traditional Asian music, jazz,...

~Nois (photo by Nick Zoulek)

Guest Artist Recital: ~Nois Saxophone Quartet

7:30pm

The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present a guest artist recital with ~Nois on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The...

Saturday, February 29

Environmental Studies Program's 50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion

Environmental Studies Program's 50th...

Following a tradition started in 1975, every five years the Environmental Studies Program hosts an alumni reunion at UCSB in honor of the incredible work and...

16th Annual Benefit Showcase

16th Annual Benefit Showcase

5am, 5pm

Kapatirang Pilipino (KP) is happy to present to you all to its 16th Annual Benefit Showcase! Benefit Showcase is a philanthropy event consisting of multiple...

Environmental Studies Program 50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion

Environmental Studies Program 50th Anniversary...

8am

The Environmental Studies Program at UCSB celebrates 50 years. Join us in celebrating our Golden Anniversary, Feb 28-Mar. 1, 2020!

Script to Screen: Toy Story 4

Script to Screen: Toy Story 4

2pm

In Toy Story 4 (2019), Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), and their friends embark on a road trip with Forky (Tony Hale), a craft...

16th Annual Benefit Showcase

16th Annual Benefit Showcase

5pm

Kapatirang Pilipino (KP) is happy to present to you all to its 16th Annual Benefit Showcase! Benefit Showcase is a philanthropy event consisting of multiple...

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben

7:30pm

Our Changing Climate: A Global Movement of Reform “One of the nation’s most important environmental activists.” The Washington Post Of all the challenges...

Bill McKibben: UCSB Environmental Studies Program’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Bill McKibben: UCSB Environmental Studies...

7:30pm

“One of the nation’s most important environmental activists.” The Washington Post Of all the challenges the planet faces, none is as large as its...

Sunday, March 1

Environmental Studies Program's 50th Anniversary Celebration & Alumni Reunion

Environmental Studies Program's 50th...

Following a tradition started in 1975, every five years the Environmental Studies Program hosts an alumni reunion at UCSB in honor of the incredible work and...

Eunice Foote to UCSB: A Story of Women, Science, and Climate Change

Eunice Foote to UCSB: A Story of Women,...

8am

Foote’s insights serve as a cornerstone of understanding the greenhouse effect, and her feminist activism created the momentum for changes in the civil,...

Students walking across the beach.

Environmental Studies 50th Anniversary Sunday...

9am

UCSB's Environmental Studies Program (part of it's 50th) and UCSB Alumni Association present 2 free lectures and 3 tours on March 1, 2020. As part of it's...

New York City Chancellor's Reception - Alumni Registration

New York City Chancellor's Reception - Alumni...

12:30pm

Share your experience and Gaucho Pride with freshmen applicants! Hosted by Undergraduate Admissions in Cooperation with the UCSB Alumni...

Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, Carillon

Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, Carillon

2pm

UC Santa Barbara University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UC Santa Barbara's Storke Tower on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2...

Monday, March 2

The Club & Guest House Promotional Week for UC Santa Barbara + United Way

The Club & Guest House Promotional Week for...

This week only, 10% of all lunch proceeds will be donated to the 2020 UCSB United Way Campaign. United Way is a local nonprofit that creates partnerships...

Day Time Moon 2020

Day Time Moon 2020

8am

Please join us for the annual UCSB Arts building complex staff show at the Glass Box Gallery. Come uncover the hidden talents of our Art Department staff...

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

4pm

Michael Shadlen is Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University. Dr. Shadlen is also a member of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science and Mortimer B....

Research Ethics: Uncertainty, Reproducibility, and Truth in Science

Research Ethics: Uncertainty, Reproducibility,...

7pm

The promise of science is great, but the application of new technologies often raises profound ethical questions. Answering those questions depends on both...

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson

7:30pm

The Body: A Guide for Occupants Bill Bryson is the bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and A Walk in the Woods. In this event based...

Bill Bryson: Author of One of Time Magazine's All-time 100 Best Nonfiction Books

Bill Bryson: Author of One of Time Magazine's...

7:30pm

Bill Bryson is the bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and A Walk in the Woods. In this event based on his new book, The Body: A Guide...

Tuesday, March 3

Day Time Moon 2020

Day Time Moon 2020

8am

Please join us for the annual UCSB Arts building complex staff show at the Glass Box Gallery. Come uncover the hidden talents of our Art Department staff...

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

Capitol building

UC Santa Barbara Advocacy Day

5pm

Join UC Santa Barbara Chancellor Henry T. Yang during UCSB Advocacy Day. You are invited to attend a special reception hosted by Chancellor Yang. Hear a...

Race, Spirituality, and Secularism

Race, Spirituality, and Secularism

6pm

This moderated discussion will provide an in depth and critical look into the intersections of race, religion, and politics in the United States. Joseph...

Stars of Jazz

Stars of Jazz

7pm

Stars of Jazz aired weekly on KABC-TV in Los Angeles from June 25, 1956 to December 29, 1958, with additional national broadcasts on the ABC network. Hosted...

Wednesday, March 4

ADPidol

ADPidol

7am

Performance competition between organizations. Money raised goes to philanthropy, Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Day Time Moon 2020

Day Time Moon 2020

8am

Please join us for the annual UCSB Arts building complex staff show at the Glass Box Gallery. Come uncover the hidden talents of our Art Department staff...

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

Dwight Reynolds

Dwight Reynolds

3:30pm

Music in the Medieval Mediterranean As part of UCSB Ethnomusicology Forum, Dwight Reynolds (Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara) will present a lecture...

Cup of Culture: Queen and Slim

Cup of Culture: Queen and Slim

6pm

Slim and Queen’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes...

A Night of Comedy with Zack Fox

A Night of Comedy with Zack Fox

7:45pm

AS Program Board Presents… Atlanta-born & raised, Zack Fox, for a night of laughs. ___________________________________________________ Ticket...

Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash

8pm

She Remembers Everything Cash is “an intuitive performer who knows how to let a song be.” The Columbus Dispatch With an iconic sound that transcends...

Thursday, March 5

Day Time Moon 2020

Day Time Moon 2020

8am

Please join us for the annual UCSB Arts building complex staff show at the Glass Box Gallery. Come uncover the hidden talents of our Art Department staff...

Robyn Ochs: Beyond Binaries

Robyn Ochs: Beyond Binaries

8am

Dinner to follow, RSVP at tinyurl.com/BBISDinner How do we assign labels to our complicated experiences of sexuality? How old were we when we came to our...

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

GS Colloquium: The making and unmaking of Indian citizenship

GS Colloquium: The making and unmaking of...

12:30pm

The Department of Global Studies' Colloquium Series is a lecture and lunch series, which has been made possible by the generosity of the Orfalea Endowment...

Gagaku Workshops: Gagaku History Lecture

Gagaku Workshops: Gagaku History Lecture

1pm

Gagaku, the music and dance of the Imperial Court of Japan, also performed at important Buddhist and Shinto temples, is the oldest continuously performed...

Barry Wimpfheimer: The Talmud as Icon

Barry Wimpfheimer: The Talmud as Icon

4pm

Barry Wimpfheimer will speak on “The Talmud as Icon” in the Loma Pelona Center at 4:00 p.m. He is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Law at...

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

4pm

The Neurobiology of Decision Making: A Window on Cognition Michael Shadlen is Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University. Dr. Shadlen is also a member...

Coronavirus Student Support Space

Coronavirus Student Support Space

5:30pm

Students are invited to join us in a dialogue and support space to discuss the impacts of the coronavirus on us and our community. Snacks and tea provided....

Coronavirus Student Support Spaces

Coronavirus Student Support Spaces

5:30pm

The Office of International Students & Scholars, the Asian Resource Center, and CAPS are inviting students who have been impacted by COVID-19 to come...

New Year, New Friends: UCSB Chican@/Latinx Alumni Network Open House

New Year, New Friends: UCSB Chican@/Latinx...

6pm

Join the UCSB Chican@/Latinx Alumni Network on Thursday, March 5 for an open house!

David Wallace-Wells

David Wallace-Wells

7:30pm

Surviving the World: Making the Best of a Burdened Planet The future is being transformed by climate change, faster and more dramatically than we realized....

David Wallace-Wells: Bestselling Author of The Uninhabitable Earth

David Wallace-Wells: Bestselling Author of The...

7:30pm

The future is being transformed by climate change, faster and more dramatically than we realized. Politics, technology, cities, business, even our sense of...

Open Mic and An Evening of Self Expression

Open Mic and An Evening of Self Expression

7:30pm

The MCC hosts a quarterly open mic for anyone to artistically express themselves using all creative outlets including spoken word, poetry, music, and dance....

UCSB Wind Ensemble

UCSB Wind Ensemble

7:30pm

Directed by Paul Bambach, the UCSB Wind Ensemble will present staples of the wind band repertoire alongside new and exciting works by some of today’s most...

Friday, March 6

Day Time Moon 2020

Day Time Moon 2020

8am

Please join us for the annual UCSB Arts building complex staff show at the Glass Box Gallery. Come uncover the hidden talents of our Art Department staff...

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

12pm

Deciding to Report: Consciousness as a Social Affordance Michael Shadlen is Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University. Dr. Shadlen is also a member...

Gagaku Workshops: Kimono Display and Workshop

Gagaku Workshops: Kimono Display and Workshop

1pm

Two leading performers of Gagaku music and Bugaku dance, Naoyuki Manabe and Takao Matsuhisa, will offer a unique glimpse of the unique kimono costumes used...

Gagaku workshops: Instrument Workshop, Shō

Gagaku workshops: Instrument Workshop, Shō

2pm

The shō is an ancient mouth organ made with bamboo, lacquered wood, and metal, used only in Gagaku and Bugaku, where it plays complex harmonic clusters as an...

The Wood Brothers

The Wood Brothers

8pm

“They deliver nourishment for mind and body with great licks and even greater joy… There is something about The Wood Brothers’ music that serves to lighten...

Saturday, March 7

San Jose Chancellor's Reception - Alumni Registration

San Jose Chancellor's Reception - Alumni...

11am

Share your experience and Gaucho Pride with freshmen applicants! Hosted by Undergraduate Admissions in Cooperation with the UCSB Alumni...

UCSB Rowing 55th Anniversary Luncheon

UCSB Rowing 55th Anniversary Luncheon

12pm

Please join us for a luncheon at HOOK'd Bar & Grill, located at Lake Cachuma, in celebration of 55 years of Gaucho Rowing !

Michael Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Ensemble

Michael Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan...

4pm

“No fine words were necessary, no heartfelt plea for peace…Young Israelis and Arabs joined…in a musical expression of solidarity.” The Guardian (U.K.) ...

Valdis Jansons (photo by Roberto Recanatesi)

Graduate Student Recital: Valdis Jansons, Baritone

4:30pm

Graduate vocalist Valdis Jansons (baritone) will present a doctoral recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (Continuing Lecturer, UC Santa Barbara) on...

Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan & Charlie Musselwhite

Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan & Charlie...

7pm

Three blues legends – a pair of guitar heroes and a revered harmonica player – come together for an unforgettable night of music. An eighttime Grammy...

UCSB Middle East Ensemble

UCSB Middle East Ensemble

7:30pm

Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present an evening of music and dance reflecting the great variety of cultures found in the...

Sunday, March 8

UCSB Student Carillon Recital

UCSB Student Carillon Recital

10am

Students from UC Santa Barbara University Carillonist Wesley Arai's studio will present a recital from the carillon in UC Santa Barbara's Storke Tower on...

Monday, March 9

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

SAGE Center Lecture by Michael Shadlen

4pm

Michael Shadlen is Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University. Dr. Shadlen is also a member of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science and Mortimer B....

Brian Greene: Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

Brian Greene: Until the End of Time: Mind,...

7:30pm

Join celebrated theoretical physicist Brian Greene on a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity’s search for purpose. Greene’s bestselling books...

Brian Greene: World-renowned Theoretical Physicist

Brian Greene: World-renowned Theoretical...

7:30pm

Join celebrated theoretical physicist Brian Greene on a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose. Greene’s bestselling books...

UCSB Chamber Orchestra and Choirs

UCSB Chamber Orchestra and Choirs

7:30pm

Under the direction of Maxim Kuzin, the UCSB Chamber Orchestra and UCSB choirs will present a special joint performance dedicated to the memory of UCSB Music...

Tuesday, March 10

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

7pm, 7:30pm

A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2019) concludes a trilogy of films that began with...

Anthropocene, The Human Epoch: A Thematic Learning Initiative Event

Anthropocene, The Human Epoch: A Thematic...

7:30pm

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch follows the research of the Anthropocene Working Group, an international body of scientists who argue that the Holocene Epoch...

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

7:30pm

A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2019) concludes a trilogy of films that began with...

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch: A Thematic Learning Initiative Event

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch: A Thematic...

7:30pm

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch follows the research of the Anthropocene Working Group, an international body of scientists who argue that the Holocene Epoch...

Wednesday, March 11

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

7:30pm

A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

7:30pm

A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain...

UCSB Jazz Ensemble

UCSB Jazz Ensemble

7:30pm

Directed by Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Ensemble will present standards and contemporary favorites from the jazz repertoire on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at...

Thursday, March 12

English Conversation Program

English Conversation Program

10am

The Office of International Students and Scholars offers English conversation classes for students, scholars, and their family members. Classes are held...

Olé SD Networking Night

Olé SD Networking Night

5:30pm

Come and join fellow San Diego Gauchos and get to know one another in an evening filled with networking and good craft beer.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

7:30pm

A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

7:30pm

A Santa Barbara institution, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is a perennial fan favorite. Featuring the world’s best films and videos on mountain...

UCSB Music of India Ensemble

UCSB Music of India Ensemble

7:30pm

Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Music of India Ensemble will present North Indian classical music for sitar and tabla on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7:30...

Friday, March 13

UCSB Trombone Ensemble and Low Brass Studio Concert

UCSB Trombone Ensemble and Low Brass Studio...

12pm

Directed by Bill Booth, the UCSB Trombone Ensemble and Low Brass Studio will present a recital on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 12 pm in Room 1145 in the Music...

UCSB Gospel Choir

UCSB Gospel Choir

7:30pm

Directed by Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions on Friday,...

Saturday, March 14

Costa Mesa Chancellor's Reception - Alumni Registration

Costa Mesa Chancellor's Reception - Alumni...

11am

Share your experience and Gaucho Pride with freshmen applicants! Hosted by Undergraduate Admissions in Cooperation with the UCSB Alumni...

Sunday, March 15

Los Angeles Chancellor's Reception - Alumni Registration

Los Angeles Chancellor's Reception - Alumni...

11am

Share your experience and Gaucho Pride with freshmen applicants! Hosted by Undergraduate Admissions in Cooperation with the UCSB Alumni...

Monday, March 16

March Professors at the Pub

March Professors at the Pub

5:30pm

The Future of Coral Reefs: Does it Depend on Help from Fish? Coral reefs are a hub of of marine biodiversity. They provide food, recreation, and shoreline...

Wednesday, March 18

Campus by the Sea: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of UCSB

Campus by the Sea: Celebrating the 75th...

How and when did UCSB transform from a sleepy liberal arts college into a world class research institution? Featuring items from UCSB Library's Special...

Saturday, March 21

Tuesday, March 24

Discover Your Gaucho Network: Seattle

Discover Your Gaucho Network: Seattle

6pm

Discover your Gaucho Network in the Pacific Northwest

Friday, March 27

Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building Plans, 1944-1990

Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building...

As UCSB grew from a small liberal arts college into a large Research One University, the plans for the campus buildings grew accordingly. This exhibition...

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