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A Tradition of Service:
UC San Diego Honors Student Veterans Nov. 7-11

U.S. Army veteran Barrett Blake is set to graduate this spring with a degree in theatre and high hopes of becoming an actor and comedian. His journey to earning a bachelor’s degree has spanned over 16 years—but he wouldn’t change a thing. In recognition of the courage and sacrifices made by men and women like Blake, UC San Diego’s 2011 Veterans Day activities carries the theme, “Honoring Our Veteran Students,” and will be celebrated Nov. 7 to 11 with various events. Read More »

 
Heart Defects

Biologists Use Flies and Mice to Get to Heart of Down Syndrome

A novel study involving fruit flies and mice has allowed biologists to identify two critical genes responsible for congenital heart defects in individuals with Down syndrome, a major cause of infant mortality and death in people born with this genetic disorder. Read More »

 
Founders

Founders’ Day to Meld Tradition with Fun, Food and Frivolity

Food truck wars at Founders’ Day? You bet! The newest UC San Diego campus tradition has been lightened up with a shorter program and added whimsy to make Founders’ Day a fun, free event for the entire campus community. Read More »

 
 
Thanksgiving

Local Families to Share Thanksgiving Tradition with International Students

 
Founders

Link Established Between Air Pollution and Cyclone Intensity in Arabian Sea

Disruption of wind shear enables formation of stronger storms, researchers find

 
 
sony

‘Lost Boy of Sudan’ Among Former Foster Youth to Benefit from Sony Electronics Gifts

 
Wireless

“Be Different or Die:” Words of Advice from Entrepreneur and Peregrine Semiconductor Founder Ron Reedy

 
learning center

Learning Center at UC San Diego Wins $18-Million Renewal

 
 

Hippocampus Plays Bigger Memory Role Than Previously Thought

 

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Open Enrollment Ends Nov. 22

Don't forget that Open Enrollment ends at 5 p.m. Nov. 22. For more information, visit UC’s At Your Service website and click on the Open Enrollment icon. An Open Enrollment booklet also was mailed to employees. Participation in the Flexible Spending Accounts requires annual re-enrollment. Read More »

 

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campus notices

 
 

UC San Diego Veterans Association Annual Recognition Ceremony 2011

Transfer, Consolidation, Disestablishment, and Discontinuance (TCDD) of Academic Programs at UC San Diego

 

November Flu Vaccine Clinics for Students - Flu Season is Here!

Proposed Revisions to PPM 135-3, Network Security Policy

 
 

athletics

 
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Women's Soccer Team Receives No. 1 Seed in NCAA West Regional

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what’s happening

 
 
Hénaff

Faculty Research Lecture Marcel Hénaff, Division of Arts and Humanities/Literature:
An Economy in Crisis – A Crisis of Civilization: Anthropological Perspectives on Money, Debt, and Time
, Nov. 8

 
Spitzer

Faculty Research Lecture Nicholas C. Spitzer, Division of Biological Sciences/Neurobiology:
The Changing Brain: How the Environment Switches Neurotransmitters and Behavior, Nov. 10

   
 

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press clips

 
 
Teaching Math

Object Lessons Teaching Math Through the Visual Arts, K-5

Co-authored by Caren Holtzman,
Department of Education Studies

 

Lipitor Rage
Slate, Nov. 2

A Scientist's Life: Meet UCSD Engineer Carlos Coimbra
San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 7

Looking at New Ways to Learn Math, Science
San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 7

Warm-to-Freezing Winter Temperature Fluctuations May be Connected to Global Warming: Study
International Business Times, Nov. 3

What UCSD's Crooked House Might Look Like
Voice of San Diego, Nov. 4

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