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Regents approve chancellor terms of appointment

The University of California Board of Regents today (May 16) approved the terms of UC President Mark G. Yudof’s appointment of Pradeep K. Khosla as the eighth chancellor of the University of California, San Diego.

May 16, 2012General

First Look at UC San Diego’s 8th Chancellor, Pradeep Khosla

In his first interview as the Chancellor-Designate, Khosla articulated his passion for students and higher education, his commitment to shared governance at UC San Diego, and his excitement about being our next leader.

May 16, 2012General

UC San Diego Biologists Produce Potential Malarial Vaccine from Algae

UC San Diego biologists have produced a potential malarial vaccine from algae, an achievement that could pave the way for the development of an inexpensive way to protect billions of people from the disease.

May 16, 2012Science and Engineering, Science & Engineering

New Understanding of ‘Copper Pump’ in Cells Could Prime Discovery of Anti-Cancer Drugs

A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has made new discoveries about a copper-transporting protein in the membranes of human cells that drug-discovery scientists can co-opt for the development of new anti-cancer drugs.

May 16, 2012Health, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering, SDSC

Girl Child Marriages Decline In South Asia, But Only Among Youngest

Each year, more than 10 million girls under the age of 18 marry, usually under force of local tradition and social custom. Almost half of these compulsory marriages occur in South Asia. A new study suggests that more than two decades of effort to eliminate the practice has produced mixed results.

May 16, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Rady School of Management Celebrates Opening of Wells Fargo Hall

The Rady School of Management celebrated the opening of Wells Fargo Hall Friday, a significant milestone for the school that has experienced extraordinary success and growth since its founding in 2003.

May 16, 2012General

We’re Back! Tritons Edge Toros Twice to Clinch Berth in NCAA Championships

One loss away from elimination in the NCAA Tournament, sixth-seeded UC San Diego edged top-seeded Cal State Dominguez Hills in a pair of 1-0 games at Toro Diamond on Saturday afternoon to win the NCAA West Super Regional and clinch a berth in the Division II Softball National Championships next week in Louisville, Ky.

May 16, 2012Athletics, Athletics

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