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  • Conference on Ethics, Transparency and Civility at UC San Diego to be Held Oct. 16

    Has ethical behavior among public officials declined in recent years? Is there enough transparency in politics? Has civility disappeared in American politics and public life? Have these perceptions led to a society of youth that is politically disengaged?

  • Pitch Perfect: UC San Diego Breaks Ground on Triton Ballpark

    The University of California, San Diego broke ground today on the new Triton Ballpark. The ceremonial groundbreaking—with engraved baseball bats—represents the next step in the transformation of the existing baseball field into a state-of-the-art facility for UC San Diego’s intercollegiate baseball…

  • Feed Your Appetite at Dinner in the Library Sept. 12 with Julia Child Biographer

    The University of California, San Diego’s 11th annual Dinner in the Library will take place Friday, Sept. 12 in the Geisel Library building, with proceeds benefiting the UC San Diego Library’s collections and services, which support student and faculty research and teaching. The evening’s festivities…

  • UC San Diego Announces Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal Honorees

    The University of California, San Diego today announced that UC San Diego alumni Sue and Steve Hart, and businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, will receive the 2014 Chancellor’s Medals—one of the highest awards given by UC San Diego to honor exceptional service in support of the campus’s…

  • UC San Diego Launches New Athletic Scholarships

    When students begin classes at UC San Diego this fall, it will mark a significant milestone for UC San Diego Athletics. It will be the first time in the university’s history that the campus will offer prospective high-merit student-athletes athletic scholarships that are significant enough to help…

  • Welcoming the ‘Leaders of the Future’

    Nashaya Ross remembers walking home from Lincoln High School, thrilled that she had gotten into her top college choice: UC San Diego. But her excitement soon turned to anxiety. “I started thinking, ‘How am I going to pay for college?’ ” said Ross. “I had never felt so stressed. I had the grades…

  • San Diego Breath of Hope Walk to Benefit UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center May 4

    The 6th annual San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk, benefiting lung cancer research at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center, will take place May 4 at Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Island. Register at sdbreathofhope.ucsd.edu.

  • Cymer Co-Founder Richard Sandstrom and Wife, Sandra Timmons Give $1.2 Million for Students

    University of California, San Diego alumni Sandra Timmons and Richard Sandstrom, co-founder of Cymer, Inc., are passionate about their alma mater and helping future students achieve the same world-class education they received at UC San Diego. That’s why the couple recently pledged a gift of $1.2 million…