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UC San Diego Graduates Ranked 8th for Top Salary Potential, According to PayScale

Graduates of the University of California, San Diego are ranked 8th for salary earning potential in the 2011-2012 PayScale study measuring top state schools across the nation.

February 22, 2012Alumni, Events, General, Alumni, Events

UC San Diego Celebrates Achievements of Women for International Women’s Day

The economic, political and social achievements of women will be celebrated as part of the 101st anniversary of International Women’s Day, March 4 from 2 to 4 p.m., at the University of California, San Diego. The event, free and open to the public, will be held in UC San Diego’s Great Hall.

February 22, 2012Events, General, Events

Archive Chronicling History of San Diego’s Chicano Movement to Go Digital

In 2004, the University of California, San Diego Libraries acquired one of the region’s most significant archives—the papers of Chicano activist Herman Baca— documenting the struggles and achievements of the Chicano Movement in San Diego from 1964 to 2006.

February 22, 2012Arts, General, Giving, Arts & Culture, Giving, Arts & Humanities

Amgen Scholars Program Supports Young Scientists at UC San Diego

Leandro Gallo, a graduate student in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego, grew up in a working class family in Brazil where the possibility of pursuing higher education seemed an impossible dream for him.

February 22, 2012General, Giving, Students, Undergraduate Research, Giving, Research, Students

Theatre and Dance Alum Returns to Direct Campus Production of ‘June Moon’

Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy may get girl in the end? The plot is simple. But the real story behind “June Moon,” the next offering from the UC San Diego department of theatre and dance, is about the quest for love and the price of fame, according to director Jonathan Silverstein.

February 22, 2012Arts, On Campus, Arts & Culture, Campus & Community, Arts & Humanities

Diversity Award Winners Recognized for Helping to Build Richer Community

The daughter of a postal worker who immigrated to the United States from Jamaica, Noelle Bowlin never even heard of the field of oceanography when she was growing up in the San Fernando Valley outside Los Angeles.

February 22, 2012General

Scholarship Connects Hollywood Actor with Budding UC San Diego Talent

With dreams of seeing his name in lights on Broadway, UC San Diego theatre and dance major Brian Bose was astonished to learn that he had received the James Avery Scholarship to help support his educational studies at UC San Diego. The fund was established by UC San Diego alumnus and acclaimed actor and poet, James Avery ’76.

February 22, 2012Arts, Giving, Arts & Culture, Giving, Arts & Humanities

UC San Diego Students Receive Financial Aid. Are You Getting Yours?

For students and families concerned about how to pay for their education, help is available. UC San Diego’s financial aid programs offer a wide variety of options, including grants, loans, work study and scholarships for students at all income levels.

February 22, 2012General

University of California to Launch YouTube’s First University-run Original Channel

University of California Television (UCTV) will launch a new YouTube original channel on March 1 called UCTV Prime. It will represent the first university-run channel to be offered by YouTube. Each week, UCTV Prime will debut 15 minutes of fresh content from throughout the University of California at www.youtube.com/uctvprime and www.uctv.tv/prime.

February 22, 2012General, UCOP

UC San Diego Captures CCAA Title with 72-64 Win at Cal State Monterey Bay

The top-ranked UC San Diego women's basketball team put the finishing touches on another California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on Friday, holding off second place Cal State Monterey Bay for a 72-64 victory at The Kelp Bed in Seaside.

February 22, 2012Athletics, Athletics

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