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Dalai Lama to Speak on Campus as Part of First Visit to San Diego

UC San Diego, San Diego State University and the University of San Diego joined together at a press conference Jan. 19 to announce that the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, will make his first trip to San Diego April 18 to 19 for public events at each of the three host universities. Read More »

 
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Scripps Oceanography’s Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Toasts 10 Years

Center celebrates anniversary and looks forward to the decades ahead

The Scripps Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation celebrates its 10-year anniversary and looks forward to the decades ahead with two special events (both events are free but reservations are required). Read More »

 
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UC San Diego Researchers Review Smoking Cessation Studies and Call for Change in Policy

Smoking is a major public health issue and quitting is the single most important thing smokers can do to improve their health. In the 2012 edition of the Annual Review of Public Health, researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have reviewed the landscape of smoking cessation over the past 20 years. Read More »

 
 
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UC San Diego Health System Expands, Acquires Nevada Cancer Institute

 
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Composer Steve Reich Storms Campus with 'Music for 18 Musicians'

 

New Study Links Timing of Alcohol Exposure In Pregnancy and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Physical Features

Researchers at the California Teratogen Information Service Pregnancy Health Information Line, a state-wide non-profit organization based at UC San Diego, have found new links between the timing of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and certain characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Read More »

 
 
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Eco-conscious Foodies, Vintners and Artists Unite for Scholarships at Feb. 5
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Regents Approve Phase II Rehabilitation of UC San Diego’s University House

 
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UC San Diego Ventures Outside Classroom for Experiential Learning Conference

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Vice Chancellor of External and Business Affairs Featured at Perspectives on Leadership Talks

Steve Relyea, vice chancellor of external and business affairs, will be the featured speaker at the Perspectives on Leadership to be held Feb. 1 at noon. You are invited to learn about perspectives on leadership within the university and in higher education by exploring, with an interviewer, the careers and experiences of leaders at UCSD. The conversation will be moderated by Jeff Gattas, executive director of University Communications and Public Affairs. Read More (PDF) »

 

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Opportunities to Serve on Academic Senate Committees in 2012-13

 

PPM 135-3, Network Security Policy

 
 

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Top-ranked Women’s Basketball Team Extends Winning Streak to 18 Games

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Biochemist Daniel J. Donoghue Appointed as Sixth College Provost

 

Engineering Pioneer Appointed to Wireless Communications Industry Endowed Chair

 
 

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'Jazz Gone Global' Premieres at UC San Diego, Jan. 29

 
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Making of the Modern World: To Be Human Public Lecture Series, Winter 2012

   
 

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Betts

Taking Measure of Charter Schools: Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools

Co-edited by Julian Betts,
Department of Economics

 

Dalai Lama to Visit San Diego in April
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 19

UCSD Buying Nevada Cancer Clinic
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 23

Mary Walshok: Revising San Diego
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 22

James Arnold Dies at 88; Pushed to Unlock Secrets in Moon Rocks
Los Angeles Times, Jan. 22

UCSD Student Finds Sweet Success with Secret Cookie Service
La Jolla Light, Jan. 23

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