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Marye Anne Fox To Be
Inaugurated Thursday As Chancellor

The traditional pomp of an academic inauguration, with its procession of dignitaries in rainbow-hued institutional robes, its inspirational music and scholarly remarks, will take place at RIMAC Arena on Thursday when Marye Anne Fox is installed as the seventh chancellor of UCSD. More
Traffic Jam On Axon
Highway Occurs Early In Alzheimer's
A blockage of the movement of chemical supplies and signals within the tube-shaped, brain-to-body cellular highways called axons appears to occur much earlier than previously thought in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at the School of Medicine. The finding could lead to earlier diagnosis and may also provide insight into the causes of Alzheimer's, a progressive, memory-robbing brain disorder affecting some 4.5 million Americans. More
“UCSD Near You” Program to Tour the Nation
This Spring, UCSD is touring the nation with Chancellor Marye Anne Fox to launch UCSD Near You, a new program that will bring a piece of the campus to alumni, parents and friends across the country. The program will get under way with eight informal receptions from March through July featuring Chancellor Fox; future tours will feature prominent faculty, campus leaders and current students. More
The Rady School Opens Washington, D.C. Office
The Beyster Institute at the Rady School of Management, on Feb. 23, celebrated its new location in Washington, D.C. Situated at the University of California Washington Center, this office gives the Rady School the first UCSD presence in Washington, and on the East Coast. The Rady School will have access to national and international leaders, increasing UCSD's visibility outside of California. More
Robot Design Contest Pits
Engineering Undergrads Against High School Teams
Hundreds of students sit in the bleachers, cheering on their classmates and friends on the gym floor. But this is no ordinary sporting competition. Instead, teams cluster around three contest tables, each about the size of a ping-pong table, where remote-controlled robots are competing to grab balls out of thin air. With video crews and reporters on hand to cover it, the scene is straight out of TV’s Battlebots program. More
Bioengineer Shu Chien
Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award
Bioengineering professor Shu Chien received the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Asian American Engineer of the Year Awards Committee on February 26. Chien was cited for his pioneering work in the field of bioengineering and the role he has played in grooming the next generation of Asian American bioengineers. The award was presented during National Engineers Week at the Hanover Marriott Hotel in Whippany, NJ. More
Trailblazing Women Featured
to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month with "WOMEN WHO DARE: Shaping the Americas," a traveling exhibit that will end its three-month journey in North County in March. The multi-cultural, visual walk through explores the lives of 22 trailblazing women through their art. An opening reception with special guest County Supervisor Pam Slater-Price will take place at the Cross Cultural Center March 3rd from 4 – 6 p.m. More
SDSC Researcher Named
One Of 50 Most Powerful People
In Networking By Network World Fusion

San Diego Supercomputer Center researcher KC Claffy has been named to Network World's 2004 Power 50 list of the most powerful people in networking. Featured in the December 27 issue, Claffy, who leads the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis group is featured with other notables such as Microsoft's Bill Gates and Oracle's Larry Ellison. More
Moving Stem Cells Front and Center
New York Times
02/23/05
New Therapies May Expand
AIDS Arsenal - Conference
ABC News
02/25/05
Seducing Scientists
Newsweek
02/27/05
Nerve Cell 'Traffic Jam' May Trigger Alzheimer's
Forbes
02/24/05
Life: How Time Flies
London Guardian
02/24/05
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Guide to Reading Operating
and Encumbrance Ledgers

3/10/05

Working With Windows 2000
3/11/05

Effective Data Presentations
3/15/05 & 3/16/05

4th Annual Kyoto
Laureate Symposium
March 3, 4:30 p.m.
Price Center Theatre
State of Fear
March 1, 4 p.m.
Natural Sciences Building
"Rear Light" Beijing Modern Dance Company
March 1, 8 p.m.
Mandeville Auditorium
Pre-Fusion Hip Hop
Dance Showcase
March 2, 11 a.m.
Price Center
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1325: Registered new transfer students
 

Kimono In The Boardroom : The Invisible Evolution Of Japanese Women
Jean R. Renshaw

Japanese women are not typically thought of as managers. Jean Renshaw challenges that perception in this path-breaking book. Renshaw interviewed over 150 successful women managers of Japan, exploring family backgrounds, personal characteristics, socialization, professional experiences, and corporate cultures to discover the secrets of their success. Showing the reader where and how this "invisible evolution" is occurring, Renshaw surveys the history of Japanese women in management and reveals the potential of the rising female managerial class to change in profound ways the male-dominated culture of modern Japan. More

 


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