The Atlantic Meets the Pacific Company Profile
Atlantic / UC San Diego Since 1857, The Atlantic magazine has helped shape the national debate on the most critical and contentious issues of our times, from politics, business, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture. Through in-depth analysis in the monthly print magazine, complemented by up-to-the-minute insights delivered throughout the day on theatlantic.com, The Atlantic provides the nation’s thought leaders and professional class with forward-looking, fresh perspectives that provoke and challenge, define and affect the lives we are living today, and give shape to the lives we will live tomorrow. One of the 10 universities in the UC system, the University of California, San Diego, is a powerful center for scholarly pursuits, particularly in scientific terrains. Since its founding in 1960, the campus has rapidly risen in status to become one of the top-ranked research universities in the nation. The esteemed faculty includes eight Nobel Laureates, eight MacArthur Genius Fellows and three National Medal of Science Laureates. San Diego is the country’s premiere hub for biotechnology research, enabling The Atlantic Meets the Pacific to draw on the mind-bending work of some of the world’s most cutting-edge laboratories to enrich the program offerings. The Scripps Seaside Forum, nestled against the vast expanse of the Pacific, is the perfect setting for this annual event.