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Hippocampus Plays Bigger Memory Role Than Previously Thought

Human memory has historically defied precise scientific description, its biological functions broadly but imperfectly defined in psychological terms.

November 01, 2011General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Faculty Awards and Honors November 2011

James Andreoni, Diana Deutsch, Ayelet Gneezy, William Kuperman, Robert Pinkel, Nicholas Spitzer, and Joel Watson

November 01, 2011Faculty Awards and Honors, Faculty, Awards, Honors & Appointments

UC San Diego Founders’ Celebration Ushers in a New Era of Tradition, Innovation and Fun

Area 51: It’s the most well-known secret facility ever created, a world-renowned military installation whose mere mention immediately conjures images of aliens, top secret technology and vast government conspiracies.

November 01, 2011Events, General, Events

Tritons Clip San Francisco State to Clinch No. 1 Seed in CCAA Tournament

Junior midfielder Jessica Wi scored in the 70th minute to lift the seventh-ranked UC San Diego women's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over San Francisco State in a California Collegiate Athletic Association matchup on Friday evening at Triton Soccer Field.

November 01, 2011Athletics, Athletics

It’s All About the Hair

Jacobs School alum develops better way to light and animate hair for Disney movies

It’s not every day that computer science students get invited to a Hollywood premiere to recognize the work they have done.

November 01, 2011Arts, General, Arts & Culture, Arts & Humanities

Learning Center at UC San Diego Wins $18-Million Renewal

How do humans learn, and how is the element of time critical for learning? The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center (TDLC), headquartered at UC San Diego in the Institute for Neural Computation, is helping to answer that question, thanks in part to an $18 million renewal grant from the National Science Foundation.

November 01, 2011Awards, General, Awards, Honors & Appointments

Home Delivery Music

Award-winning musicians were brought to the doorsteps of UC San Diego students with ArtPower!’s Concert in Close Quarters Oct. 20 when the Vienna-based Hugo Wolf Quartet performed at Sixth College. The concert series is designed to bring the experience of chamber music listening back to its roots with intimate performances in residence halls.

November 01, 2011Arts, Arts & Culture, Arts & Humanities

Pacific Standard Time: UC San Diego Artists Featured in a Celebration of Southern California Art

The Pacific Standard Time festival, a celebration and revitalization of Southern California art and the art scene in Los Angeles 1945-1980, marks the nation’s largest creative alliance.

November 01, 2011Arts, Arts & Culture, Arts & Humanities

UCTV Seminars Website Now Live and Accepting Submissions

With hundreds of seminars, conferences and colloquia taking place each week across the University of California system, it’s nearly impossible for today’s scholar to keep up. While many scholarly presentations are posted online after the fact, they often end up buried in departmental or conference websites, making it difficult for anyone unaware of the event to discover on their own.

November 01, 2011General, On Campus, Campus & Community

Conference to Address Critical Lack of Surgical Care Around World

More than two billion people around the world do not have access to emergency and essential surgical care. The results are devastating, leading to more than 500,000 maternal deaths and more than 5 million fatalities associated with everyday injuries such as road traffic accidents and burns. This lack of surgical care is arguably a top killer around the world but mostly ignored by organizations that can affect positive change.

November 01, 2011Events, Health, Rady, Health & Medicine, Rady School of Management, Events

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