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Campus Meets Chancellor’s 5K Challenge

Many came to support a good cause. Some just wanted to exercise. But they all applauded when Chancellor Marye Anne Fox announced that she would donate $5000 to scholarships after more than 1500 people registered for this year’s Chancellor’s Challenge 5K Run/Walk for Scholars. More
‘Film’ to Premiere
at Opening of UCSD
Tech Facility
A live, site-specific multimedia event – written and directed by telecommunications media artist Adriene Jenik – will premiere Oct. 28 at UCSD. The audience is invited to bring cell phones and laptops for interaction with the live performance. More
Job and Graduate
School Fairs a Hit with Students and Recruiters
It's only October but UCSD's graduate school and job fairs already have been setting attendance records this school year. More
Get Out Your Costume
It's all going down in Price Center on Halloween. Bring your scariest costume and attitude to blow away the crowd. Sign ups at 11:30 a.m. Contest begins approx. 11:45 a.m. Visit the Bookstore's website for more information.
New Rheumatoid
Arthritis Drug Promises
Improved Treatment Option
Researchers at the School of Medicine have announced successful completion of Phase II clinical trials of a novel drug for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, one that works without suppressing the patient’s immune system. More
Rady School Welcomes
Inaugural Full-Time MBA Class to Campus
The Rady School of Management's enrollment tripled this fall, when the inaugural Full-Time MBA students and the second FlexMBA class joined the FlexMBA class of 2006 as part of the Rady family.
Study Shows 'Junk'
DNA Has Evolutionary Importance
Genetic material derisively called "junk" DNA because it does not contain the instructions for protein-coding genes and appears to have little or no function is actually critically important to an organism's evolutionary survival, according to a study conducted by a biologist at UCSD. More
Scripps Researchers Rediscover
Elusive Site Of Exploding Volcanic Rocks
Scientists aboard the Scripps research vessel Roger Revelle this week solved a 45-year-old geological mystery. In 1960, Scripps oceanographer Dale Krause reported the discovery of extraordinary deep-sea volcanic rocks in waters off Mexico, near Guadalupe Island, approximately 200 miles south of San Diego. When brought to the surface, the rocks spontaneously exploded "with a sharp snapping sound," according to Krause. More
Groundbreaking Held for Faculty Club Expansion
(L to R): Zelda Goodman; Sally Ashburn, president of the UCSD Faculty Club board of directors; Chancellor Marye Anne Fox; George Karetas, president and CEO of Premier Food Services, Inc.; Audrey Geisel; Tom Mignano, executive director of the Faculty Club; and Chancellor Emeritus Herbert York "dig in" to a mound of brown sugar Tuesday afternoon -- a symbolic groundbreaking for the Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club's $5.3 million expansion and renovation project. Expansion and renovation of the Faculty Club has commenced to keep pace with a rapidly growing clientele base as well as an ever-evolving campus and community.

Lakoff Speaks to Overflow
Crowd on Political Discourse
An overflow crowd of more than 1,000 people, including some 500 students, filled the Price Center Ballroom Monday night to hear George Lakoff, professor of cognitive science and linguistics at UC Berkeley, speak on Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think. More

California Ocean Protection Council Meets at Scripps
Chancellor Marye Anne Fox met with (L to R) Assemblymember Pedro Nava, Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante, California Resources Agency Secretary Mike Chrisman, and California EPA Secretary Alan Lloyd at Scripps Institution of Oceanographyduring the Sept. 23 meeting of the California Ocean Protection Council. It was the third meeting of California's new ocean and coastal policy board, and the first in Southern California.

Tech School Kicks off a Multimedia Halloween
New York Times
Smart Move to Market Bright Ideas
A Life-Saving Operation
San Diego Union-Tribune
Stem Cell Work Proceeds with Caution
San Diego Union-Tribune
UCSD Professor to Receive Prize
Voice of San Diego
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Letters to the Chancellor
These excerpts from some "Letters to the Chancellor" sent to my Web site will give you a flavor of the feedback I receive from people at UCSD and out in the community. More

Q&A with Eduardo Macagno, Founding Dean, Division of Biological Studies


Sexual Harassment Prevention Course
Now Offered Online

State law requires all supervisors - including academic appointees - to complete two hours of sexual harassment prevention training by Jan. 1, 2006. Now you can satisfy the requirement with a new online course.

Want to Better Understand the Upcoming California Ballot Initiatives?
Every Tuesday in October from 5 - 6 p.m., Thurgood Marshall College will host "InfoMarshalls" on Propositions 73 - 77. Come to Solis Hall 104 to find out more about the issues behind these ballot initiatives that California voters will decide in the November election. See a schedule

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57: Students in the inaugural class of the MBA Program at the Rady School
37: Percentage of Rady School students that have advanced degrees, including 8 Ph.D.s and one M.D.
663: Average GMAT score of the inaugural class at the Rady School

The Bible with Sources Revealed: A New View Into the Five Books of Moses
Richard Elliott Friedman

One of the World's Foremost Bible Experts Offers a Groundbreaking Presentation of the Five Books of Moses. In The Bible with Sources Revealed, Richard Elliott Friedman offers a new, visual presentation of the Five Books of Moses -- Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy -- unlocking the complex and fascinating tapestry of their origins. Different colors and type styles allow readers to easily identify each of the distinct sources, showcasing Friedman's highly acclaimed and dynamic translation. More

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