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One-of-A-Kind Program Links Aspiring Dentists with Patients in Need
It’s already 4:30 p.m. on a Wednesday, but half a dozen UCSD students are getting ready to be on their feet for another five hours, helping dentists treat patients at a Pacific Beach church. Many of the patients work but don’t have image of dentistshealth insurance; free clinics are the only places where they can get treatment. All the students want to become dentists; the clinics are the best places to start learning their future trade, they said. Morearrow

Mark DannerCampus Event to Mark
Birthday of "Dr. Seuss" March 2

Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a celebration marking the 102nd birthday of the late Theodor Seuss Geisel – known as Dr. Seuss to the book-reading world – to be held at noon March 2 on Library Walk outside Geisel Library.
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Nine-City “UCSD NEAR YOU” Tour
Showcases Faculty Experts Addressing Hot Topics

UCSD Near YouStem cell research, global warming, political forecasting and the 9/11 Commission are just a sampling of the topics that will be presented in nine cities across the country when UCSD's renowned faculty members and Chancellor Marye Anne Fox hit the road for the 2006 UCSD Near You tour. In its second year, the March through May events will serve to showcase the university, while offering alumni, parents and friends a complimentary evening of discussion and networking opportunities. Morearrow

Workers move signed Rady School beam into place

Workers set beam signed by donors, students, staff and faculty atop the Rady School's first building, Otterson Hall

Cancer Researchers Provide
First Direct Evidence Of 2-way
Conversations Between Malignant, Normal Cells

For more than seven decades, scientists have had tantalizing clues that cancer cells and neighboring non-cancerous cells in the body communicate with one another. It now emerges that this dialog may explain the clinical observation that cancer cells grow to make secondary tumors (metastasize) in some organs of the body and not others. The findings may also have therapeutic implications. Morearrow

High degree of variation in the amount of an unnecessary green-fluorescence protein in non-growing E. coli cellsStudy Suggests 'Noise' In
Gene Expression Could Aid Bacterial Pathogenicity

An experiment designed to show how a usually innocuous bacterium regulates the expression of an unnecessary gene for green color has turned up a previously unrecognized phenomenon that could partially explain a feature of bacterial pathogenicity. Morearrow

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Lisa Boulanger, Sloan FellowYoung Faculty
Awarded Prestigious
Sloan Foundation Fellowships

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded fellowships to 116 young faculty researchers, including two professors at UCSD. The prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships are granted annually to young faculty who show “the most outstanding promise of making fundamental contributions to new knowledge.” Morearrow

Research Oceanographer Receives Munk Award
Peter WorcesterPeter Worcester, a research oceanographer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, has been selected as winner of the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea. Morearrow

Press Clips

  arrow Town vs. Gown: Questions for Marye Anne Fox
Voice of San Diego
February 25, 2006
     
  arrow UC San Diego Faculty to Join ‘UCSD Near You’ Tour
North County Times
February 24, 2006
     
  arrow Scripps Institution of
Oceanography Researcher Wins Munk Award
San Diego Daily Transcript
February 24, 2006
     
  arrow Oceans Still Hold Vast Secrets
Honolulu Star Bulletin
February 26, 2006
     
  arrow Two Prominent Boards Announce New Leadership
San Diego Union-Tribune
February 25, 2006
     
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Chancellor's Corner
Chancellor Fox

What's On Your Mind?
Ask Chancellor Marye Anne Fox questions during a live online chat from 10 - 11 a.m. on March 8. More arrow

Town vs. Gown: Questions for Marye Anne Fox
Voice of San Diego
Feb. 25, 2006

Spotlight on
Faculty Research:
Gender Studies
At Work
UJIMA Network Community Reception
All are invited to a free UJIMA Network Community Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 5 p.m. at the Faculty Club for a time of networking, fellowship and community building. More Read more arrow

Upcoming Staff
Education and
Development Courses


IWhat the UCSD
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03/02/2006

Common Leadership Challenges
03/07/2006

Intermediate
Microsoft Access 2003

03/07/2006 & 03/09/2006
 
What's Happening
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Media and
International Politics
Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
Great Hall
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Women and Social Justice Movements with Professor Angela Davis
Mar. 1, 6 p.m.
Price Center Ballroom
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Decisions, Responsibility and the Brain: A lecture by Patricia Churchland
Mar. 2, 5:30 p.m.
San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park
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An Evening with
Azar Nafisi
Mar. 2, 7 p.m.
Institute of the Americas
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You Do The Math
= 8000: Number of callers served by the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) operated out of UCSD's Dept of Pediatrics, which provides no-cost, confidential information regarding the fetal safety of medications, chemicals, or other agents when used in pregnancy.
 
Faculty Authors

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The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology,
Text and Science

Thomas E Levy
and Thomas Higham (eds.)

A number of Levantine archaeologists working on the Iron Age have begun to employ high precision radiocarbon dating to solve a wide range of chronological, historical and social issues. The incorporation of these dating methods and statistical modeling into the archaeological `tool box' of the `Biblical archaeologist' is revolutionizing traditional `Biblical Archaeology.' Morearrow
 
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