*Important: Please see the flyers attached for information. You will NEED
the map to get to the actual location of the event. *
*The Block Party is a FREE event and will feature inflatables and games:
jousting, large size chess, jumper, tug-of-war and more. This event is kid
and family friendly! *
*We’ll have plenty of free food by HDH catering and a designated drinking
garden for 21+ (bring state IDs for access). More info see below! All
graduate students are welcome.*
*We’ll also have a free shuttle leaving from campus making round trips all
night from the Mandeville turnaround and the Gilman transit center.*
Work-Life Balance Lunch-time Panel hosted by GradWISE. This event will be held on June 10 from 12-2p in the Women’s Center. GradWISE will present a panel of distinguished women in STEM fields, in both academia and professional careers, to discuss what it’s like to be a woman in STEM. Panelists will discuss challenges they faced along their chosen career path, as well as the benefits of their current jobs. There will be time for questions from the audience. Lunch will be served, provided by Red Sambusas.
Just because the academic year is coming to a close doesn’t mean the fun stops at Recreation!! Here for the summer? Try out a new instructional class: dance, archery, aerial silks, swimming and more! Sign up for various Recreation programs at any of our locations: RIMAC, Main Gym, Canyon View or online at recreation.ucsd.edu. Summer registration opens for students Monday, May 22 and to the public Tuesday, May 23!
Want a fun, flexible and affordable class option? Our Fit-Yoga Pass will be offered in two sessions this summer: The Session I pass is $40/50/60* July 1 – August 4, and the Session II pass is $30/40/50 August 5 – September 1.The pass will be available at the RIMAC Sales Desk and online. (prices include: student/member/community)* (https://recreation.ucsd.edu/classes/fitness-yoga). Please see flyer here, for more info!
Want to get your game on? Intramural sports are FREE all summer long! Work up a sweat while meeting new people. Intramural registration starts June 12, games begin July 10. Information can be found here. (https://recreation.ucsd.edu/programs/intramural-sports/)
grAdvantage Career Night Tuesday, May 30, 5-7pm | Career Center
Our May Career Night speaker, Sandra Engle, is the Associate Director of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, where she is responsible for developing human cell-based models to enable drug discovery. She will give a talk about her path from PhD to her current role and provide tips on transitioning to a career outside academia. For more details, go to http://gsa.ucsd.edu/gradvantage/
Come celebrate the 10TH year anniversary of the $300,000 Annual Business Plan Challenge where you will see the Top 6 companies compete in High Tech, Life Tech, and Clean Tech Tracks to win up to $60,000 on Tuesday May 30th, 5:00pm – 8:30pm at Qualcomm Headquarters.
This year’s finalist:
1) ARC (Printing the Future of Space Exploration)
2) Waitz (Live Waiting Times and Proximity Marketng)
1) Veocor (Guiding clinical decision to prevent stroke)
2) Geminice (A noninvasive, injection free botox)
1) Shared Electric Resources (Electric Grid Outage Prevention through Shared Resources)
2) South 8 Technologies (Next Generation Energy Storage Devices)
In celebration of a decade of helping entrepreneurs, the keynote speaker is Brad Chisum, the former CEO and co-founder of Lumedyne Technologies, a MEMS Inertial Sensor Company, who was the very first winner of the Entrepreneur Challenge which was acquired by Google in 2015 for $85M.
In the past 10 years, we have given over $1 Million, have awarded over 40+ teams with 85% still operating or have been acquired and with a staggering total combined valuation of $1.2 Billion. Past Winners include Neurovigil, Biological Dynamics, Lumedyne Technologies, Interra Energy and Nasseo.
Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/EChallenge/posts/1397966810246206
LinkedIn link: https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6263138210105430016
1) Tickets: UCSD Affiliated can purchase a free “UCSD Student, staff, alumni” ticket using their .edu email address. For non-university affiliated individuals, use promo code: EC (case sensitive) at checkout to skip the waitlist and get a 100% FREE General Ticket.
2) Event Link: https://events.com/r/en_US/tickets/300000-business-plan-challenge-san-diego-may-31574