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January 18, 2018
 
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Georgia congressman will address 15,000 UC San Diego graduates and their families at the June 16 All Campus Commencement ceremony
The University of California San Diego today announced that Rep. John Lewis, often called “one of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” will offer the keynote address at the invitation-only UC San Diego All Campus Commencement June 16, 2018.  Read More »
 
Premature Baby Grows Up to “Cuddle”
Twenty-five years ago, Shea McNanie was in critical condition at UC San Diego Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit. Today, she volunteers to cuddle other “miracles” fighting for survival in the NICU. Read More »
‘It’s About Time: A Festival of Rhythm. Sound. And Place’
UC San Diego is playing an important role in a region-wide cultural festival this month curated by Department of Music professor Steven Schick. Read More »
 
Finding a Roadmap to Success for Students
UC San Diego students attending a series of workshops last week learned that study in the humanities will benefit them in multiple ways. Read More »
 
Lytle Scholarship Concert Presents ‘Jazz Piano Summit’ »
 
Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowships in Both Medicine and Environmental Science »
 
Slideshow: 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service
Members of the UC San Diego community celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in community service projects and marching in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade downtown over the weekend. View Slideshow »
 
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UC San Diego Named Nation’s No. 1 Surf-Friendly School by Surfer Magazine »
Researchers Develop a Remote-Controlled Cancer Immunotherapy System »
Worldwide Importance of Honey Bees for Natural Habitats Captured in New Report »
The Ocean Is Losing Its Breath »
IN THE MEDIA
KFMB-TV  |  Jan. 13
UC San Diego Dreamer released after nearly a week in ICE custody »
ABC News  |  Jan. 11
Doctor of North Korean soldier who defected aided by his American ‘Master Yoda’ »
Surfer Magazine  |  Jan. 15
Best surf colleges, No. 1: University of California San Diego »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Jan. 11
Scripps to use three aircraft to study huge winter storms on the West Coast »
KPBS  |  Jan. 16
KPBS: Food stamp program makes fresh produce more affordable »
Science Magazine  |  Jan. 15
Researchers develop a remote-controlled cancer immunotherapy system »
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January 18, 2018
Opening Reception: Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity »
 
 
January 19, 2018
Sir Roger Penrose: New Cosmological View of Dark Matter »
 
 
January 24, 2018
Institute of Arts & Humanities Lecture: North Korea in the Age of Trump »
 
 
January 28, 2018
VISIONS—from Microscope to Watercolor »
 
 
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UC San Diego Special Saturday at the San Diego Food Bank
Join Volunteer50 for a special Saturday Food Bank Event on Feb. 3. Volunteers will pack boxes of food, sort donations and bag fresh produce. More Info »
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Darcy and Robert Bingham Scholarship (for UC San Diego-Employed Students) »
Call for Nominations and Applications – Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences »
Passing of Founding Faculty Member and Founder of Biophysics at UC San Diego, George Feher  »
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