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Nutritionist Lays Out Roadmap to Losing Weight and Getting in Shape in New Year

OK. More than two weeks of the new year is over and maybe that resolution to lose those holiday pounds, to find your ideal weight, or to at least maintain an acceptable weight also may be over. But UCSD nutritionist Heather McCracken urges you not to give up on your resolutions too fast. Losing weight and getting in shape can be readily accomplished, she says, if you are armed with some basic weight-loss facts. More
UC President to Hold Town Hall Meeting
Faculty, staff and students are invited to a special Town Hall meeting with University of California President Robert C. Dynes from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, January 24, in Price Center Ballroom B. The UC president's visit is the last in a series of official visitations he has made to all UC campuses since his inauguration last year. Dynes will discuss university topics and take questions from the floor. For further information call 534-6386.

Uncovering Secrets Of Abalone Body Armor
Engineering researchers at the University of California, San Diego are using the shell of a seaweed-eating snail as a guide in the development of a new generation of bullet-stopping armor. The colorful oval shell of the red abalone is highly prized as a source of nacre, or mother-of-pearl, jewelry, but the UCSD researchers are most impressed by the shell's ability to absorb heavy blows without breaking. More

Governor Issues 2005-06 State Budget Proposal
The 2005-06 state budget proposal issued Jan. 10 by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger offers an increase in state funding for the University of California after four years of substantial cuts. The proposed increase includes funding for student enrollment growth, faculty and staff compensation, and the opening of UC Merced, among other things. More

Medical Researchers Discover Molecular Pathway that Turns a Juvenile Heart Into an Adult Heart
Researchers have discovered the molecular sequence of events in mice that turn a juvenile heart into an adult heart capable of responding to increased workloads. More

First U.S. Campus Production
10-Gigabit Ethernet Broadband
for Research, Education Installed
The first production 10-gigabit Ethernet campus connection in the United States was installed last week from UCSD to the Corporation for Education Network Initiative's in California's high-performance backbone network. Upgrading from their one-gigabit connection, this new link provides unprecedented wide-area network capacity to UCSD's students, faculty and staff. More

SDSC Director Appointed to
National Advisory Medical Sciences Council
Francine Berman, director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center, has been appointed to the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council. The council, which meets three times a year, is composed of leaders in the fields of biological and medical sciences, education, health care and public affairs. More
California Stem Cell Program on Fast Track
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Bad Drug Day
Time Magazine
Dealing with Vision Loss
NOAA Aims for Predicting Tsunamis
Joint Ph.D. Program in Education is a First
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Ceremony for the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego
Jan. 21, 12:30 p.m.
Future Site of the Rady School on UCSD Campus
Random Dance
Jan. 22 , 8 p.m.
Mandeville Center
Student Regent
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Jan. 21, 2 p.m.
Price Center
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23%: Total international students as a percent of total students
1053: Origami Cranes made to symbolize good luck for a children's hospital and veterans during the 2004 UCSD Cares Community Service Campaign:
65: Faculty members in UCSD's Physics Department

2004 Lytle Scholarship Concert

The recording of "Hymns", a piano recital of works by Franz Liszt and George Ivanovich Gurdjieff that was presented by UCSD musician Cecil Lytle in January 2004, is available for sale at the UCSD Bookstore. Proceeds from the CD will go to the Rebecca Lytle Memorial Scholarship at UCSD's Thurgood Marshall College.

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