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Moores UCSD Cancer Center
Building Set to Open on East Campus

After 25 years, the famed "center without walls" is about to get a roof. The Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center, whose offices have been scattered from Hillcrest to La Jolla, is ready to formally open a building that consolidates clinical, research and administrative services in a striking new architectural addition to the campus. More
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom To Speak April 11;
Memorial Lecture Topic Is 'Same-Sex Marriage'
Gavin Newsom, mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, will speak on the status of same-sex marriage during the annual DeWitt Higgs Memorial Lecture to be held at 6 p.m. April 11 in RIMAC Arena. More
Engineering, Medicine and
Social Sciences Graduate Programs Rank
Among the Nation's Best in Annual U.S. News Survey
In the annual survey of graduate programs released last week by U.S. News, ten programs in the UCSD social sciences and two in the humanities are ranked in the top ten. The Jacobs School of Engineering and School of Medicine also ranked in the top 20. More
RNA Symposium
Attracts Hundreds of
Biologists to Campus

More than 500 biologists, including three Nobel laureates, gathered at UCSD Friday to discuss the critical importance that molecules of ribonucleic acid, or RNA, play in maintaining life. More
(Photo: Syndey Brenner receives UCSD/Merck Life Sciences Achievement Award.)
Natural Tumor
Suppressor Discovered
by Medical Researchers
A natural tumor suppressor that could potentially be turned on in certain cancer cells to prevent the formation of tumors has been discovered by researchers at the School of Medicine. More
Autism Linked To Mirror Neuron Dysfunction
Seeing is doing - at least it is when mirror neurons are working normally. But in autistic individuals, the brain circuits that enable people to perceive and understand the actions of others do not behave in the usual way. More
Outstanding Community Leadership and Faculty Excellence Honored at 'Town & Gown' Event
Campus and community leaders joined members of the UCSD Chancellor’s Associates Thursday to honor community leaders Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan and outstanding faculty members at the annual “Town and Gown” event. More
Scripps Global Climate
Change Pioneer To Receive Tyler Prize
Charles David Keeling, a professor of oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, has been selected to receive the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, which is awarded for accomplishments in environmental science, energy and medicine that confer great benefit upon mankind. More
Flipping a Switch on Tumor Cell Growth
ABC News
03/31/05
UCSD Graduate Programs Among Nation's Best
San Diego Daily Transcript
03/31/05
'Moon-Walk' Chamber
May Speed Orthopedic Rehab
Forbes
04/04/05
'Senses Cross-Wiring Conjures Colours
New Scientist
04/02/05
UCSD's Cancer Center is Finally Ready to Open
San Diego Business Journal
03/27/05
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Energy-Saving
Upgrades Earn Award, Save University $1.5 Million a Year

Two energy-saving projects will together save UCSD about $1.5 million a year and earned the university a San Diego Excellence in Energy Award. More

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Think Like a Shrink :
100 Principles for
Seeing Deeply
into Yourself and Others
Emmanuel Rosen

Based on an article in Psychology Today, "Think Like a Shrink" is a personality primer that refines years of psychiatric training into 100 principles. Here you will quickly learn to understand what motivates your boss, your spouse, your parents -- and yourself. More

 


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