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  • Biomedical Library Bldg.8:00 AM – Midnight
  • Geisel Library Building7:30 AM – Midnight
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Exile in Ecuador: The Story of a Holocaust Refugee

On Feb. 10, the Holocaust Living History Workshop presents Moselio Schaechter, a holocaust refugee who in 1941 fled Italy to Quito, Ecuador. Schaechter will share his challenges and struggles as a resident of the Ecuadorian Jewish refugee community.


Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire

Join us as one of the nation’s top authorities on pirates and UC San Diego's associate professor of History, Mark Hanna, discusses the contributions pirates made on land to the commercial and economic development of port towns in early America and the British Empire.


Featuring Climate Change Policy Expert, David Victor

On February 24, David Victor and students from UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy & Strategy, all participants at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, share their insights on the process and the outcome of COP21.


Looking Back: Thurgood Marshall College

Joseph Watson (pictured left) was the first Provost of Thurgood Marshall College. Explore photographs from the University Archives documenting the College’s roots and history, from its opening in 1970 as Third College to the present.


Campus “Portraits” Adorn the Walls of Geisel Library

A series of oil paintings by local artist Paula McColl are on display near the East Learning Commons in Geisel Library through March 2016. The exhibit features images of the campus’ most distinctive buildings and settings.


Exhibit on Display in Geisel Library Through February

A tribute to the Chinese railroad workers who were instrumental in building the nation’s first Transcontinental Railroad 150 years ago. The Exhibit features historical and contemporary photos, along with illustrations and text chronicling the building of the Railroad.


We’ve Got The Power! Tritons: You Asked. We Listened.

You asked for more power outlets, and we heard you. Look for 341 new electrical outlets in the floors of Geisel’s East Commons and Brody Collaborative Space. Just open the outlet covers and plug in, but remember to close the covers when you’re done.

“One Cake, Two Cake, Red Cake, Blue Cake!”

Geisel Library served as the backdrop for the filming of a Dr. Seuss-themed Cake Wars episode that recently aired on Food Network. 50 UC San Diego students who work at the Library enjoyed a taste of the winning cake, which was studded with familiar Seussian characters.