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Tritons Claw Way to First-Round Victory
in Quest of World Series Championship

UC San Diego’s baseball team was warming up for its last practice at home, when suddenly James Taylor’s “Carolina in My Mind” blasted over the public announcement system. The students kept doing their lunges and running on the field, unfazed. They’ve heard the song at every practice since the beginning of the season. It’s a reminder of their ultimate goal: winning the Collegiate World Series this week in North Carolina. More arrow

Co-founder of ‘Invisible Children’
to Speak at Graduation Celebration

Graduation CelebrationAn alumnus whose inspirational work helped expose northern Uganda's use of child soldiers will serve as the keynote speaker at UCSD's All Campus Graduation Ceremony. For Laren Poole, the congressional passage of the Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act—legislation that will enable the U.S. State Department to help end the conflict in Uganda—is a groundbreaking achievement in a journey that began seven years ago. President Obama is expected to sign the LRA legislation into law this week. More arrow

Alumnus Named National
Geographic Emerging Explorer

Albert LinFourteen visionary, young trailblazers from around the world —including UC San Diego alumnus Albert Yu-Min Lin—have been named to the 2010 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. The new Emerging Explorers are introduced in the June issue of National Geographic magazine. More arrow

Navy Awards New Science Ship
to Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Scripps FleetUshering in the next era of ocean exploration, the U.S. Office of Naval Research has selected UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography as the operator of a new scientific research vessel. The yet-to-be-designed and built Ocean Class ship—a new class of research vessel—will lead a range of ocean expeditions that will advance science and education in the decades ahead. More arrow

Rady School of Management
Breaks Ground for Campus Expansion

Otterson The Rady School of Management broke ground Friday on the expansion of the Rady School campus and celebrated this milestone with community stakeholders. A challenge gift from Ernest Rady led to a $5 million gift from Wells Fargo Bank, allowing the expansion of the Rady School campus to commence. The building will be named Wells Fargo Hall. More arrow

World’s Largest Oceanography Library Goes Digital
star fishApproximately 100,000 volumes from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library, the world’s largest oceanography library, have been digitized and are being made publically accessible as part of a partnership between Google, the University of California and the UC San Diego Libraries. More arrow

SDG&E Recognizes UC San Diego for Changes
That Save $900,000 a Year in Energy Costs

Alan DeckerSan Diego Gas & Electric named UC San Diego and 10 area businesses and institutions Energy Champions during the 5th Annual SDG&E Energy Showcase held last week at the San Diego Convention Center. The winners’ outstanding energy efficiency efforts in the previous year were made possible with the help of a variety of programs offered by the utility. More arrow

Rolling Library and Robot Unicorn Among
at Junkyard Derby 2010
Junkyard DerbyEnergy, excitement and screaming rose above a eucalyptus grove on campus May 14. But it had nothing to do with the 20,000 people coming to campus that night for the Sun God music festival. Instead, the vibe was coming from Junkyard Derby 2010. More arrow


Bouchet Honor Society Recognizes Graduate Students for Academic Excellence and Commitment to Diversity
Twelve graduate students from UC San Diego were the first to be honored with membership in the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Wednesday with a dinner reception at the Faculty Club. Named for the first African American doctoral recipient in the United States, the society honors graduate students who exemplify a commitment to promoting diversity in doctoral education and supporting groups that are traditionally underrepresented in academia. More arrow

Press Clips

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New Emerging Explorers

National Geographic
May 18, 2010
  arrow A Marine Chemist Studies How Life Began
The New York Times
May 17, 2010
  arrow Hot Jobs For College Graduates
May 21, 2010
  arrow 'New Hope for Early Detection of Autism
May 19, 2010

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Update From the Chancellor on 2010-11 State Budget Proposal
Read a statement from Chancellor Marye Anne Fox on the state budget process. More arrow

2009-2010 Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Recipients
Ten UC San Diego staff members will be recognized for their extraordinary performance during an awards ceremony May 26. Click here to find out more. More arrow

Staff Education and Development Courses

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007
6/01/10, 6/03/10,
8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Campus Asset Management Training (CAMS 102)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Developing Your Assertive Skills
6/03/10, 6/10/10,
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

What's Happening
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Birch Overview
Alumni Weekend
June 3 - 6
Ac Solo
2010 Commencements
June 12 - 13
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MFA 2010
June 4 – July 2
University Art Gallery
Art Walk
Art Walk 2010
5 p.m.
May 24, 2010
Price Center
Ocean Day
Celebrate World Oceans Day with Birch Aquarium at Scripps
June 8, 2010
Birch Aquarium
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You Do The Math




41.2 percentage of the newly admitted freshmen for fall 2010 who are from the Los Angeles area

23.7 percentage of the newly admitted freshmen for fall 2010 who are from the San Francisco Bay Area

8.1 percentage of the newly admitted freshmen for fall 2010 who are from San Diego and Imperial counties

Faculty Authors
Book cover

Exposition Park
By Roberto Tejada

In "Exhibition Park," Roberto Tejada delivers a command performance in mixed genres that compel an array of literary styles. His poetry undertakes a wide range of subjects motivated by artworks from Latin America and the United States covering the colonial period to the present day.
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