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Thousands Gather at All Staff Picnic to Kick Off University’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Many staffers sign up for Volunteer50 initiative
Some had never volunteered. Others had put in hundreds of hours through the years and become leaders in non-profit organizations. Experienced or newbies, many staff signed up for UC San Diego’s Volunteer50 initiative, which kicked off Aug. 20 during the campus’ annual All Staff Picnic.This year, in addition to the usual fun mix of free entertainment, food and an information fair, the picnic doubled as the launch of the university’s 50th Anniversary celebration. More arrow

Volunteer50: Chancellor’s Call to
Launch a Success at Staff Picnic
logoHundreds of UC San Diego employees stopped by the Volunteer50 table during the All Staff Picnic to sign up for the new university service program and collect Volunteer50 bracelets, buttons and bookmarks, as well as to preview the new Volunteer50 website. More arrow

UC San Diego Alumni Find Career
Opportunities at Their Alma Mater

Henry DeVries The UC San Diego All Staff Picnic recognized the exceptional work of employees across all departments and areas of campus. UC San Diego’s staff employees comprise an outstanding group of talented and dedicated individuals—including many who were once students at the university. Numbering 2,851 to date, alumni represent about 10 percent of the university’s total staff members. Their positions range from police officer to public outreach manager to assistant dean, reflecting the great diversity in talents and experience of UCSD's alumni community. More arrow

Dispatches from the Field
Ethan UongFrom walking on the Great Wall in China to tasting street food in Malaysia, UC San Diego students are fanning across the world this summer to conduct research, take classes and discover new cultures. We asked three of them to write about their experiences. More arrow


August 25, 2010

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Q&AQ and A: UCSD's 50th Anniversary Celebration


This is a special edition of This Week@UCSD, with coverage of the campus All Staff Picnic. Watch for our next issue of This Week @ UCSD on Sept. 27, 2010

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