3:00 PM | Friday, November 6
Using Virtual Reality to Connect Dementia Patients with Family Members
Dr. Tamara Afifi shares research that shows how the use of virtual reality (VR) can create shared experiences between older adults with varying levels of dementia and their family members who are geographically distanced. Dr. Afifi also shows how using VR can provide a solution to the social isolation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
2:00 PM | Saturday, November 7
Health & Wellness presents certified meditation facilitator, Joanna Hill, as she teaches the basics of Mindfulness Meditation which can help reduce and manage stress, as well as improve memory and focus. No particular experience or beliefs necessary.
4:00 PM | Saturday, November 7
Alumni Presents Profs at Your Pub: The Anna Blake School
History lecturer, Sarah Case shares the story behind the 1890s forerunner of UCSB and what Santa Barbara's reformers thought about the intersection of education, the manual arts and social mobility as well as what the implications were for today's higher education.
11:00 AM | Saturday, November 7
Creando Conexiones, Fortaleciendo a la Comunidad
Taller para families y estudiantes en Español
Este taller les ofrecerá temas candentes y recursos para apoyar a las familias de los estudiantes universitarios . Aprenda a crear conexiones positivas con estudiantes , familias, y profesores.
Rallying Community Resources for COVID-19 Solutions
David Bothman, Principal Development Engineer and Lab Manager of the California NanoSystems Institute- CNSI's Innovation Lab leads a tour through the workshop to demonstrate how community and university scientists and engineers sidelined their own work to support the community through the crisis.
Vegetarian Tomatillo Verde Pozole
Catering Chef, Harley Hall prepares a healthy and easy dish, that doesn't require any specialized kitchen equipment, pozole can be made with almost any kitchen set up and is great as leftovers.