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UC San Diego is World’s 7th Best Public University, According to Times Higher Education

The University of California San Diego has been ranked the seventh best public university across the globe by Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In its 2016–17 report, the London-based publication ranked UC San Diego 22nd in the United States and 41st internationally.

UC San Diego is World’s 7th Best Public University, According to Times Higher Education

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UC San Diego is World’s 7th Best Public University, According to Times Higher Education
The University of California San Diego has been ranked the seventh best public university across the globe by Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In its 2016–17 report, the London-based publication ranked UC San Diego 22nd in the United States and 41st internationally.
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UC San Diego Among Top 10 Best Public Universities in Nation, According to U.S. News & World Report
The University of California San Diego is ranked the 10th best public university in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges guidebook, released today. For more than a decade, the publication has included UC San Diego in its list of the nation’s top 10 public universities.
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Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien Dies, Age 64
Roger Tsien, PhD, co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry and professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry at University of California San Diego School of Medicine for 27 years, died August 24 in Eugene, Ore. He was 64.
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Washington Monthly Names UC San Diego the Nation’s No. 1 Public University
The University of California San Diego has been ranked the number one public university in the nation for serving the public interest for the seventh consecutive year by Washington Monthly. The magazine released its annual rankings today measuring social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (preparing undergraduates for graduate school as well as discovering new technologies and creating ideas) and service (encouraging students to give back to their country).

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