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March 2016

San Diego UCLA Fund Chancellor’s Society Regional Event

March 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Diego, California

Snow Business: Scientific Computing in Frozen and in the Classroom What do the realistic snow in Disney’s animated blockbuster Frozen and the soft tissues in virtual surgery simulation have in common? They are both made possible by new mathematical algorithms that accurately create virtual materials with “predictive simulation.” Join Professor Teran as he demonstrates how the algorithms…

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February 2017

San Diego Chancellor’s Society Event

February 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Jolla, California

Under Construction: Understanding the Teenage Brain During adolescence, the brain is primed to explore the world, seek out new friendships and romantic partners, and pursue independence from caregivers. Exactly how does this happen, and why? Dr. Galván will share her research on the adolescent brain and describe the neurodevelopmental changes that, when coupled with raging…

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September 2017

San Diego Chancellor’s Society Regional Event

September 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
La Jolla, California

Memory and Aging: The Good, The Bad and the Unknown Memory changes with age, but with age comes wisdom. In this presentation, Dr. Castel will discuss what aspects of memory change (and not just decline!) with age, what memory mechanisms become more or less efficient with age, how goals change with age, how wisdom may…

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November 2017

San Diego Chancellor’s Society Event

November 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
La Jolla, California

Engineering Happiness Why is happiness so elusive? Are there certain triggers for happiness? Professor Rakesh Sarin has been conducting research on happiness for over a decade. In his book, Engineering Happiness, co-written by Manel Baucells, he offers a new approach to the puzzle of happiness. Drawing upon the latest thinking in areas like behavioral and…

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February 2019

San Diego Chancellor’s Society Salon

February 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
La Jolla, California

The San Diego UCLA Chancellor's Society and fellow UCLA alumni , parents and friends will gather for an exclusive reception and presentation featuring Dr. Michelle Craske, as she discusses how the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge is leading groundbreaking research, innovative treatment solutions, and a large-scale student study that is already saving lives. RSVP for this event…

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April 2019

San Diego Chancellor’s Society Event

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Del Mar, CA

The San Diego Chancellor's Society and fellow UCLA alumni, parents and friends will gather for an exclusive reception and presentation featuring special guest: Yen Chen Professor of Viola, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Founding Member, Formosa Quartet The Evolution of the Viola Join newly appointed Professor Chen as he shares unique perspective on…

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