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UC San Diego Turning Back the Clock on Parkinson’s

Like many young people, David Higgins was initially in denial about the possibility of having a serious, lifelong disease.

UC San Diego Turning Back the Clock on Parkinson’s

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UC San Diego Turning Back the Clock on Parkinson’s
Like many young people, David Higgins was initially in denial about the possibility of having a serious, lifelong disease.
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Philanthropists Evelyn and Ernest Rady Commit $100 Million to Benefit the Rady School of Management
The Rady Family Foundation has made a $100 million commitment to help recruit and retain faculty and fund strategic priorities at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego. More than 200 Rady School supporters, alumni, students and business leaders attended a press conference Tuesday at the Rady School’s J.R. Beyster auditorium and a reception following the announcement.
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SISTERS in Science
How do you build the perfect water filter: with cotton balls or coffee filters? Or maybe sand? And how about decorations: feathers or duct tape? These were some of the questions groups of girls energetically debated on a recent Thursday afternoon at Paul Ecke Central Elementary School in Encinitas.
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Campus Celebrates Roger Revelle’s Birthday
Members of the UC San Diego Revelle College community filled Galbraith Hall last Friday for a tribute to the college’s namesake and UC San Diego founder, Roger Revelle. The celebration took place just a few days after what would have been Revelle’s 106th birthday and included a conversation with some of the campus’s first faculty members about the renowned oceanographer’s life and legacy.

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