Mayim Bialik, best known for her role as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler on the popular CBS series “The Big Bang Theory” and “Blossom,” will speak at UC San Diego May 27, 2015.
“An Evening with Mayim Bialik,” sponsored by Sixth College (one of UC San Diego’s six undergraduate colleges), will address campus students, faculty staff and alumni.
Bialik, a San Diego native, will share her journey from child actress to accomplished scholar (earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA in 2007), author, and her Emmy nominated role as Dr. Fowler.
“We are thrilled Mayim Bialik is coming to UC San Diego to address our students and interact with the campus community,” said Sixth College Provost Dan Donoghue. “Bialik embodies our Sixth College theme of Culture, Art and Technology and many are huge fans of her performance on the ‘The Big Bang Theory.”’
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In the past, Sixth College sponsored an event featuring late night talk show Conan O’Brien, and was renamed “Conan O’Brien College” for the day of his appearance on April 20, 2012. In continuing with tradition, Sixth College will be renamed “Mayim Bialik College” on May 27, 2015.
An “Evening with Mayim Bialik” will take place at RIMAC Arena from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on May 27. Tickets are free and only available to UC San Diego students, faculty, staff and alumni (each of these groups can pick up 2 extra tickets for friends and family) and can be picked up at the UC San Diego Box Office Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
[Image courtesy of Mayimbialik.net; Source: UCSD]
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