The Faculty–Staff Relationship:

What Makes It So Complicated and Why Should We Care?

Facilitated by Merna Jacobsen, PhD, SPHR
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Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (lunch provided)
Location: Roosevelt College Room (Price Center, 2nd floor)


What makes the relationship between faculty and staff so complicated? What are the implications of quality relationships between faculty and staff for organizational success? In this session, we will explore research on this critical relationship and strategies for faculty and staff working together.


This event is free to all faculty and staff. 


November is Native American Heritage Month 

Join us for the Native American Heritage Month Celebration Kickoff Luncheon
(formally California Native American Day Celebration)

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017NAHM
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Price Center Ballrooms A&B

This luncheon serves as a kickoff to a month-long schedule of activities honoring our Native American scholars that recognize their academic achievements to support equity, diversity and inclusion at UC San Diego.

Keynote speaker: Bridget Ann Neconie, Director of the Cobell Scholarships. Bridget has extensive experience working with American Indian students. She has served for 20 years as the Assistant Director of the Office of Undergraduate Admission at the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a Gates Millennium Scholarship Reader and Trainer for the past 12 years.

General Admission: $15 | Table Sponsorship: $200
Contact: or call (858) 822-5248


For more Native American Heritage Month events throughout November, please click here!



Special Series on The Science of Human Diversity

In the special series of invited lectures, we will explore the psychological science of human diversity, spanning questions including the nature of human diversity, attitudes toward it, reasons for lack of diversity in the workplace, and how diversity affects creativity and the scientific process.

Over three academic years (Fall 2016 to Spring 2019) the series will feature nine talks from world famous experts on diversity science. Click on the following link for the schedule of guest lectures:

All Special Series Talks are held in the Crick Conference Room, Mandler Hall room 3545.