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UC San Diego Founders’ Celebration Ushers in New Era of Tradition, Innovation and Fun

Area 51: It’s the most well-known secret facility ever created, a world-renowned military installation whose mere mention immediately conjures images of aliens, top secret technology and vast government conspiracies. Era 51: It’s the theme of the University of California, San Diego’s Founders’ Celebration, November 17-19, and is meant to evoke today’s traditions, tomorrow’s innovations and 51 years of achieving the extraordinary. What do the two have in common? They both celebrate the desire to explore, create and achieve, and they’re both something many people can have fun with. Read More »

from the chancellor
Chancellor

Letter

Message from Chancellor Fox

Spotlight

Founders' Celebration
Speakers

 
Dropcam

Researchers Identify Mysterious Life Forms in the Extreme Deep Sea

Dropcam' and other deep-sea instruments reveal strange creatures of the dark deep during expedition to Mariana Trench

A research expedition organized by scientists at UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography has led to the identification of gigantic amoebas at one of the deepest locations on Earth. Read More »

 
Tangled

It’s All About the Hair

Jacobs School alum develops better way to light and animate hair for Disney movies

It’s not every day that computer science students get invited to a Hollywood premiere to recognize the work they have done. Yet that’s exactly what happened to Iman Sadeghi, who recently graduated with a Ph.D. in computer science from the Jacobs School of Engineering. Read More »

 
 
bacteria

Do Bacteria Age? Biologists Discover the Answer Follows Simple Economics

 
Wireless

Disconnect Between U.S. Wireless Demand and Infrastructure Capacity

 
close quarters

Home Delivery Music

Concert in Close Quarters program brings performances to residence halls

 
 
Aboson

Pacific Standard Time: UC San Diego Artists Featured in a Celebration of Southern California Art

 
UCTV Seminars

UCTV Seminars Website Now Live and Accepting Submissions

 
Halloween

Campus Celebrates Halloween with Pumpkin Drop and Costume Contest

 
 

Conference to Address Critical Lack of Surgical Care Around World

 

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UC to Standardize HR and Payroll Business Processes Across Locations

The University of California has begun work to deploy an integrated payroll and human resource system across all 10 campuses and five medical centers. For the first time in UC's history, every campus and medical center will follow a single set of standardized business policies and practices for payroll, HR and academic personnel. Read More »

UC San Diego Health System Receives Prestigious Quality Award from Integrated Healthcare Association

UC San Diego Health System has been recognized by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) as a top-performing hospital in California. Out of more than 200 physician organizations, UC San Diego Health System was recognized as a “Top Overall Physician Performing Organization” with honorable mentions in “Diabetes Care” and “IT Enabled Systemness.” Read More »

 

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Annual Open Enrollment Period

Sun God Festival 2012

Freshman Seminar Program and Senior Seminar Program - Proposals for Spring Quarter 2012

 

CONSTRUCTION ALERT - Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Ecosystem Sensing, Observation and Modeling (MESOM) Laboratory and the New NOAA SWFC Laboratory

Campus Lighting Concerns

 
 

athletics

 
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athletics

Tritons Clip San Francisco State to Clinch No. 1 Seed in CCAA Tournament

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USMC and Scripps

Scripps-U.S. Marine Corps Collaboration Yields Award

 
Explorers

UC San Diego Researchers Receive Explorers Club Awards

 
 

what’s happening

 
 
Paradise Plundered

Paradise Plundered:
Fiscal Crisis & Governance Failure in San Diego
, Nov. 2

 
Molly Melching

Molly Melching: Empowering African Communities through Human Rights, Nov. 3

   
 

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press clips

 
 
Anna Joy Springer

The Vicious Red Relic, Love

By Anna Joy Springer
Department of Literatures

 

UCSD Alum Keeps It Classy at Turner Classic Movie
La Jolla Patch, Oct. 29

Scripps Videos Bizarre Marine Life in Deep Ocean
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 29

A Scientist’s Life: 10 Things UCSD’s Gabriel Silva Has Done
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 28

San Diego Stem Cell Consortium Adds Member
North County Times, Oct. 28

Union-Tribune: La Jolla Symphony Keeps Everything Under Control in Season-Opening Program
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 29

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