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April 19, 2018
 
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CALIFORNIA DREAMING
Five UC presidents share stories about the university’s bold rise over the last 150 years
Founded in 1868, UC has continued to shine brightly for 150 years, driving positive change across California and around the world. On April 10, in honor of the milestone anniversary, five distinguished UC presidents convened at UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium for a candid conversation about their unique challenges and successes as leaders of one of the world’s top public universities. The panel included current president Janet Napolitano, as well as former presidents Mark Yudof, Robert Dynes, Richard Atkinson and David Gardner. Read More »
Grad SLAM winners  
Three Times a Charm for Grad SLAM Winner
Ten UC San Diego graduate students participated in the Grad SLAM final round last week.The TED-style competition challenged graduate students to break down their research into engaging three-minute talks to a lay audience. Read More »
tattoo sensor
Clinical Trial Tests Tattoo Sensor as Needleless Glucose Monitor for Diabetes Patients
Dr. Edward Chao of the UC San Diego School of Medicine is testing the accuracy of a needleless glucose monitor developed by Jacobs School of Engineering researchers that adheres to the skin like a temporary tattoo to read blood sugar levels. Read More »
 
Fan Chung Graham
UC San Diego Mathematician ‘Paints by Numbers’
Fan Chung Graham, a professor of mathematics and computer science and engineering, has achieved a remarkable career in graph theory, combinatorics and algorithmic analysis, ultimately earning her the Euler Medal from the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications. Read More »
Triton 5K
 
Triton 5K
Thousands of campus and community members gathered at UC San Diego this weekend to race in the Triton 5K and raise support for student scholarships. View Slideshow »
 
Triton Day
 
Triton Day
This weekend, more than 25,000 admitted freshmen and their families attended Triton Day, an opportunity to explore the expansive academic and research opportunities on campus as well as become immersed in student life. View Slideshow »
 
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Tiny Injectable Sensor Could Provide Unobtrusive, Long-term Alcohol Monitoring »
Mother’s Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child’s IQ »
Researchers Find Resilience Counteracts Effects of Childhood Abuse and Neglect on Health »
Researchers Develop First Gene Drive Targeting Worldwide Crop Pest »
IN THE MEDIA
ABC News  |  April 17
Moms who have depression early on may have kids with lower IQ scores: Study »
Smithsonian  |  April 17
This implantable chip could monitor alcohol intake »
U.S. News and World Report  |  April 12
Tough times can leave their mark on the older brain »
Los Angeles Times  |  April 14
Knowledge, research, politics are focus of San Diego March for Science »
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EVENTS
Earth Month activities
 
 
CALENDAR
April 19
Take Back the Night »
 
 
April 22
UC Global Health Day »
 
 
April 23
Film Screening: Chicano Legacy »
 
 
April 23–27
Out and Proud Week »
 
 
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Thursday, April 19 at 5 p.m.
Men’s Volleyball vs. UC Irvine (Big West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals)
 
 
Friday, April 20 at 6 p.m.
Women’s Water Polo vs. San Diego State (Harper Cup)
 
 
Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
 
 
Friday, April 20 at 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
 
 
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Staff Education and Development Learning Event
May 14: Annual Staff Education and Development Learning Event
All staff are invited to the Annual Staff Education and Development Learning Event, which will include two sessions: Recognize & Interrupt Bias with Intentional Inclusion and Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness at Work. The free event will be held on May 14 in Price Center West. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Faculty Participation in All Campus Commencement, Saturday, June 16, 2018 »
Reminder - Call for Nominations: Senior Associate Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs (Sr. AVC-AA) »
Call for Applications and Nominations – Muir College Provost »
Update on Leadership Roles in Health Sciences »
Annual Staff Education and Development Learning Event on May 14 »
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