UC San Diego Again Named ‘Best Value’ College by Princeton Review

“Going to the University of California, San Diego was a dream of mine,” said senior Cindy Tran. “That dream became a reality when I was accepted to UC San Diego. Despite the expenses of college and living away from home, financial aid has allowed me to afford an education from my dream college.”

February 07, 2012Awards, General, Students, Students, Awards, Honors & Appointments

UC San Diego Professor Kim Barrett Selected President-Elect of the American Physiological Society

Kim E. Barrett, PhD, professor of medicine and dean of graduate studies at the University of California, San Diego, will become president-elect of the American Physiological Society (APS).

February 07, 2012Awards, Health, On Campus, Science and Engineering, Campus & Community, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, Awards, Honors & Appointments

Bruce Darling Named Executive Officer of National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council

Bruce B. Darling, vice president for laboratory management at the University of California, will soon join the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council as executive officer.

February 07, 2012General

UCSD Alumni Announces 2012 Alumni Honorees

Five distinguished alumni and supporters of the University of California, San Diego will be honored at the university’s annual Alumni Celebration to be hosted June 2.

February 07, 2012Awards, Events, Awards, Honors & Appointments, Events

Science Frontiers Showcased at Scripps

From prediction of algal blooms that could poison seafood to identification of subseafloor oil deposits to an effort for the military to borrow camouflage techniques from octopi, the cross-section of research presented at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Jan. 19 ran the gamut from practical to fantastical.

February 07, 2012SIO, Scripps Oceanography

Academic Senate Speakers Explain Patent Forms, E-Grades, and Library Changes

A full slate of guest speakers helped update UC San Diego's Academic Senate last Tuesday, with Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown, Registrar William Haid and University Librarian Brian Schottlaender describing developments in key areas of campus life.

February 07, 2012General, Library

Representatives from Around Pacific Region Attend Free Trade Negotiations at School of International

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations recently took place at UC San Diego‘s School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS).

February 07, 2012General

Community Relations Efforts Takes Chancellor Fox Throughout Region

Marye Anne Fox, chancellor at the University of California, San Diego, runs one of the nation’s top 10 public universities—an academic powerhouse and economic engine with more than 29,000 students. Part of the chancellor’s job is to connect with the region’s community groups, governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations, as well as prospective students and their families. Outreach efforts convey the positive impact and benefits of having a world-class university right here in San Diego, and let the community know that a UC education is attainable.

February 07, 2012Events, General, Events

ArtPower! Co-commissions New Work by Calder Quartet

UC San Diego’s ArtPower! teamed up with the Carlsbad Music Festival  Jan. 27 at The Loft to co-commission bad black bottom kind, a new work performed by the Calder Quartet.

February 07, 2012

Women’s Basketball Team Goes 22-0 with Win Against Cal State Dominguez Hills

Emily Osga and Daisy Feder combined to score 33 points to lead the top-ranked UC San Diego women's basketball team to a convincing 77-52 victory over visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills in California Collegiate Athletic Association play on Saturday evening at RIMAC Arena.

February 07, 2012Athletics, Athletics

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