UCLA Geography's annual von Humbolt colloquium and awards dinner. People packed on the floors and aisles for a fascinating von Humboldt colloquium by Professor Trevor Barnes.
Followed by the annual von Humboldt awards dinner at Sunset Village Covel Commons. We upgraded this year to the spectacular veranda view and had a nice dinner celebrating the past year's accomplishments and awards by faculty and students. Plenty of bad puns with the faculty names and other nice touches done by the grads, too. Even snuck out for drinks with the grad students (and faculty) after dinner...