FRN Study Jam

Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6 | 6th College Room No automatic alt text available.

Come to our study jam if you are looking for a place to study over the weekend before the finals! We’ll be studying in 6th College Room at Price Center. Let’s ace the finals together!!

Holiday Joy Ride 2018 – N+1 Theme

Thursday, December 6 | 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM | San Diego County Bicycle Coalition 1111 6th Ave, Ste 402, San Diego, California 92101

Triton Innovation Challenge 

Thursday, December 6 | 5:30 PM – 8 PM |Rady School of Management, UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr, San Diego, California 92093

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Now in its sixth year, the Triton Innovation Challenge competition spotlights commercially promising, environmentally focused technologies generated by UC San Diego’s finest minds. Students, faculty, and staff from across campus will pitch their compelling, innovative ideas to a panel of expert judges in an attempt to win $20,000 in funding.

Sustain Your Soul: A Study Jam!

Tuesday, December 11 | 10 AM – 9 PM |Sustainability Resource Center San Diego, California 92093

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The SSC’s back again this finals season’s with the classic Sustain your soul treats such as:

Einstein’s Bagel for breakfast @ 10:00 am
Red’s Sambusas for lunch @ 1:00 pm
Veggie Grill for dinner @ 6:00 pm

All for FREE!!!
**Please bring reusable containers**

As the stress levels rise this finals season we want to provide you with fruits to keep your immune system healthy and strong, and healthy snacks to munch on as you study your heart away! In addition, we will be providing blue books and scantrons for FREE so you won’t have to worry about running to the markets minutes before you exam. Come by the SRC and study with us!

Also, please fill out a quick satisfaction survey and let us know how we’re doing!

Lunch & Learn 

Wednesday, December 12 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM |BNIM 797 J St. San Diego CA, 92101

Join us on Wednesday, December 12th for a Lunch & Learn discussing the takeaways of this year’s Greenbuild International.

Hear from the SDGBC Team and other attendees as we discuss the most innovative and inspirational new developments in the Green Building industry!

Salty Cinema V: Polar Oceans

Thursday, December 13| 5 PM – 8:30 PM | Scripps Seaside Forum La Jolla 8610 Kennel Way, La Jolla, California 92037

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Salty Cinema is back! Presented by the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps, we will be featuring films that highlight the marine environment and threats faced from both the Arctic and Antarctic, along with a panel of polar experts to answer your questions from a variety of perspectives including policy, research, citizen science, and exploration.

USGBC Winter Social 

Wednesday, December 19 | 5:30 – 8PM | Sempra Headquarters, 488 8th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Join us for an evening among our community of sustainability and green building minded friends and colleagues, meet our new board of directors, and help us recognize leaders and volunteers.

San Diego Vintage Flea Market

Sunday, December 16 | 9 AM – 3 PM | The Observatory North Park 2891 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104

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We’re excited to be adding one more vintage flea market to close out 2018 with. On Sunday, December 16th, we’ll be hosting the “For the Holidays” intimate, themed market in the back lot of the Observatory North Park. This is a great opportunity to bypass the malls and shop for a certain something for your special.

For information on vending at the holiday market, drop us a line at We’re opening this market up to more makers and creatives.

Free Admission • Rain or Shine • Well behaved dogs welcome

Solutions for Climate Change

Wednesday, January 23 | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM | Tom Ham’s Lighthouse 2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, California 92101

Join us as we discuss the United Nations’ recent Climate Change report with renowned panelist VEERABHADRAN RAMANATHAN, Professor of Applied Ocean Sciences and Director of the Center for Atmospheric Sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. Dr. Ramanathan will share ideas to help mitigate and perhaps change the course of environmental destruction.

Zero Waste Symposium 2019

Tuesday, February 12 | 8:30 AM – 5 PM | San Diego County Operations Center 5500 Overland Ave, San Diego, California 92123Image may contain: text

Zero Waste San Diego will be hosting the Sixth Annual Zero Waste Symposium: [TBD]. This event will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the County of San Diego Operations Campus Center Hearing Room (next to the Campus Center Café) at the County of San Diego, County Operations Center at 5520 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123.

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Alternative Breaks: Sustainability 

Interested in participating in climate change research in Iceland with world renown ecologist Dr. Carolyn Kurle? Apply for Alternative Breaks: Sustainability! Students from all majors are encouraged to apply!

Alternative Breaks: Sustainability (Holar, Iceland)

Dates: August 10-20, 2019

A delegation of UC San Diego students will participate in a service-learning trip to Iceland (a community experiencing the impacts of climate change today) and culminate in climate change and carbon neutrality education and outreach. Students on the Iceland trip will work closely with Dr. Carolyn Kurle of UC San Diego Biological Sciences department and partners at Holar University College in Iceland to engage in meaningful research, collecting data from organic matter and learning to analyze it for stable isotopes to track the rate of climate change and how it is affecting the food web and the larger ecological system. With Dr. Kurle, students could use the data to write a manuscript publishable in a scientific journal on which all involved students would be co-authors. 

For more information and application, please visit

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