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Triton Day draws more than 20,000 visitors to campus

The Triton spirit was on display Saturday for the second annual Triton Day. The event drew a crowd of more than 20,000 guests. Admitted students and their families and members of the campus and local community gathered to take part in the day’s events and activities, which ranged from college tours to student organization and academic fairs and open houses. Admitted students also got a preview of what it’s like to be a student at UC San Diego through academic sessions, where they got to interact with faculty, and the student life barbecue, where they were invited to connect with current students in a relaxed and social atmosphere. View Slideshow »

 
Kids Can Code Too

Kids Can Code Too

Step into a classroom inside UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering building during the weekend, and this is what you will find: two dozen elementary, middle and high school students, about half of them girls, huddled around laptops and computer circuit boards. Read More »

 
The Portfolium

Students Connect, Collaborate and Career Search on New Interactive Portfolio Platform

Students at the UC San Diego are known for their innovative ideas that transcend classroom walls, but these achievements can lose their vigor when confined to a single bullet point on a traditional printed resume. Read More »

 
 
Earth Week

Eco-Friendly Events Scheduled for UC San Diego Earth Week Celebration

Students, staff and faculty at UC San Diego will celebrate environmental sustainability and the drive to create a healthy planet for future generations during the campus’s annual Earth Week celebration April 17 to 24. Read More »

 
Triton 5K

Registration Open for June 8 Triton 5K

Join Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and members of the UC San Diego community on Saturday, June 8 for the Triton 5K: Race for the Future, a reimagined Chancellor’s Challenge 5K Run/Walk for scholars. While supporting student scholarships, participants will enjoy a 3.1 mile adventure through campus—past King Triton. Read More »

 
 
Fudan University Partnership

University of California and Fudan University Mark Groundbreaking International Partnership

As the first academic institution established by a major Chinese university in cooperation with a leading U.S. university, the Fudan-UC Center has paved the way for contemporary China studies and a deeper mutual understanding between the United States and China. Read More »

 
Michelle Hyun Exhibit

Curator Michelle Hyun Brings Fresh Ideas to University Art Gallery

Curator Michelle Hyun’s “We’d love your company,” at UC San Diego’s University Art Gallery through May 10, is the first in a series of exhibits with which she hopes to redefine the gallery’s mission. Read More »

 
 

SDSC’s Gordon Supercomputer Assists in Crunching Large Hadron Collider Data

 

Clinical Trial Evaluates Engineered Smallpox Vaccine as Potential Liver Cancer Killer

 
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Lionel Jospin

Former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin: A Continent in Decline or a Model for the Future?, April 15

 
Linguistics Goes to Hollywood

Linguistics Goes to Hollywood, April 19

   
 

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Preuss School Teacher Anne Artz Awarded Einstein Fellowship

Anne Artz, a teacher at The Preuss School UCSD, has been selected as one of only 27 K-12 educators nationwide to be a Congressional Fellow for the 2013-2014 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, where she will serve for an academic year as a representative and promoter for STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math).

 
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UC San Diego Receives Diamond Award from SANDAG for Alternative Transportation

The University of California, San Diego has received a SANDAG iCommute Diamond Award in recognition of the university’s contributions to alleviating the region’s traffic congestion and greenhouse gases with alternative transportation options. UC San Diego was honored in the University/College category. Currently 59 percent of campus commuters utilize alternative transportation options. Read More »

 

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Revelle College Provost

Upcoming Student Vote on the University Centers Referendum

 

Earth Week: April 17 - 24

Inaugural Excellence in Stewardship Award Winners

 
 

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UC San Diego Swimmer Dane Stassi Named San Diego Hall of Champions Star of Month

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Seth Lerer - Faculty Author

Prospero's Son: Life, Books, Love, and Theater

By Seth Lerer
Department of Literature

 

Joint UC San Diego, World Wildlife Fund Program Aims to Unlock Forest Carbon Science and Conservation Funds
Sacramento Bee, April 8

Scientists Test Smallpox Vaccine as Cancer Killer
Fox 5 San Diego, April 9

Computer Scientists Develop Video Game that Teaches How to Program in Java
Phys.Org, April 8

Virtual Concert Tour a First
U-T San Diego, April 4

Nanofoam Works As Body Armor
Discovery News, April 2

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