SDSC’s “Big Data” Expertise Aiding Genomics Research

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has in the last three years undergone a major reboot, remaking itself into a center of expertise on all aspects of “big data” research including genomics, one of the fastest growing areas of scientific study.

March 20, 2012General, Science and Engineering, SDSC, Science & Engineering, SDSC

March Matchness

Seven years ago, Melanie Aiken, 41, quit a full-time job as a middle school science teacher, sold her Apple Valley house and moved to San Diego with her three young daughters to attend the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and, ultimately, achieve her dream of becoming a doctor.

March 20, 2012General

UC San Diego Swimmer Wins 200 Breaststroke Title on Final Day of NCAA Championships

Emily Adamczyk won UC San Diego's first national title of the 2012 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday, winning the 200 breaststroke in school-record time on the final day of the meet at the ISD Natatorium.

March 20, 2012Athletics, On Campus, Athletics, Campus & Community

UC San Diego Composer Philippe Manoury Wins French Grammy

UC San Diego composer Philippe Manoury has been awarded Best Composer of the Year in France's Victoires de la Musique Classique 2012, the French equivalent of the Grammys.

March 20, 2012Arts, On Campus, Arts & Culture, Campus & Community, Arts & Humanities

UC San Diego Gets High Marks for Academic Excellence

UC San Diego was recently highly ranked for its academic excellence by both U.S. News & World Report and the Times Higher Education. The 2013 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News and World Report named UC San Diego’s graduate programs among the best in the country and the university was ranked 36th in the World Reputation Rankings by the London-based Times Higher Education.

March 20, 2012General

UC San Diego, Taiwan’s Academia Sinica to Collaborate on Research

UC San Diego and Taiwan's Academia Sinica have agreed to collaborate across a broad range of research areas. The agreement will be signed by Chancellor Marye Anne Fox for UC San Diego and President Chi-Huey Wong for Academia Sinica on March 23 on the La Jolla campus.

March 20, 2012General

UC San Diego Graduate Students Take Their Research to State Capitol

To many people, graduate research is a little-known corridor in the halls of higher education. To some it is perceived as a mysterious side nook in the ivory tower, where esoteric research is conducted for obscure ends.

March 20, 2012General

Get an Insider’s Look at UC San Diego at Triton Day Experience

“I am so excited to be accepted to UC San Diego––it is an incredible feeling,” said Jose Roberto Sandoval, one of a record 60,785 freshmen who applied to UC San Diego for fall 2012. Of the thousands of freshmen applicants, only about 38 percent of students, including Sandoval have gained admittance to UC San Diego. “I feel like I have accomplished something great,” he said.

March 20, 2012General

Job Woes Drive Certificate Admissions Up at UC San Diego Extension

Peter Chen, after being downsized from a job in company finance, decided it was time to bridge to a new career in the emerging discipline of data mining. When the construction industry hit the skids, Humphrey Rincon, a general contractor for 20 years, made the leap to become a Spanish/English translator and an interpreter.

March 20, 2012Extension, General, Extension

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