Political Scientist Sam Popkin to Speak Nov. 1 on the Race to Win the White House

Timely behind-the-scenes insights into the current presidential campaign and those of past challengers will be offered by Samuel Popkin, noted political scientist and author, during a free lecture at noon, Nov. 1, in the Geisel Library at UC San Diego.

October 18, 2012Events, General, Social Sciences, Society & Politics, Social Sciences, Events

New Associate Vice Chancellor for Development Named at UC San Diego Health Sciences

Effective October 1, Kristin Bertell has assumed the position of associate vice chancellor for Health Sciences Development at the University of California, San Diego.  In this role, Bertell is responsible for all fund raising related to Health Sciences, including clinical, research and academic programs.

October 18, 2012General, Giving, Health, Science and Engineering, Giving, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

Cloud Computing for Developing World Economies: Crucial for Global Connectedness

As the world prepares to convene for the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT 2012), the role of cloud computing in creating economic opportunity and enabling the rapid flow of information in the developing world continues to gain momentum.

October 18, 2012General

UCTV Video series with Sam Popkin

Sam Popkin, professor of political science knows presidential contests: he’s served on five Democratic campaigns. His latest book is “The Candidate: What It Takes to Win – and Hold – the White House.” Popkin sat down recently with UCTV Prime Vote, a UCTV YouTube original channel, to discuss Election 2012.

October 18, 2012General

Interactive Website Provides Nonpartisan Information on Statewide Initiatives

Propositions 30 through 40 – 11 in all – are on the statewide California ballot this year. And there are countless commercials, mailers, and editorials trying to sway voters’ opinions. What’s a voter to do? Visit for comprehensive nonpartisan information. Do your homework there. Make your choices. Save them. Share them.

October 18, 2012General

Olympian, Athletics and Campus Community Show UC Pride at Onward California

Olympian athlete Sonali Merrill joined King Triton, the men’s water polo team, women’s volleyball team and the campus community for Onward California Monday in Town Square. Merrill signed autographs and posed for photos as attendees added their names to the “I Believe in UC” art wall and enjoyed free gelato.

October 18, 2012Events, General, Events

Students Gear Up for 2012 Election with Massive Voter Registration Efforts on Campus

“When one person votes, they are not just voting for themselves, they are voting for their community,” said UC San Diego student Arshya Sharifian.

October 18, 2012General

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