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January 25, 2018
 
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UC San Diego Drone Research Takes Flight
Campus opens new aerodrome to fly and test unmanned aerial vehicles
One drone landed on a moving Roomba-like robot while being guided by arm gestures. Another streamed a live, high-definition, 360-degree video feed as it flew overhead. These were some of the demos last week that helped inaugurate the first open-air aerodrome for unmanned aerial vehicles here on campus. The aerodrome’s inauguration was the first step in what engineers hope will be a new era for drone research at the University of California San Diego. Read More »
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla
 
Video Letter from the Chancellor: Transforming UC San Diego
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla talks about the physical, intellectual and cultural transformation of UC San Diego, our $2 billion Campaign for UC San Diego, and why he’s excited about the future of our university. View Video »
 
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School of Medicine Turns 50
For 50 years, the UC San Diego School of Medicine has trained a different kind of doctor in a different kind of way. This is what that difference looks like. Read More »
Paola Avila
Triton Alumnae Making an Impact: Paola Avila, ’97
UC San Diego graduate Paola Avila had no desire to work anywhere near politics. As an undergraduate studying economics, her dream career was in international business. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego Pedals into Brighter Future
UC San Diego has launched a new bike-share program that could revolutionize how faculty, students and staff get around campus. Read More »
 
UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault Resource Center Turns 30 »
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Have Less Bacterial Diversity in Gut »
New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health »
Researchers Develop New Thin, Transparent and Lightweight Touchscreen Pressure Sensor Arrays »
Two UC San Diego Playwrights Selected for Prestigious New Play Festival »
IN THE MEDIA
Los Angeles Times  |  Jan. 23
Military families bolster the case that obesity is indeed contagious »
CNBC  |  Jan. 24
Apple is putting consumer health records in the palm of your hand »
WIRED  |  Jan. 22
The second coming of ultrasound »
KNSD-TV  |  Jan. 18
Even without El Niño last year, Earth keeps on warming »
KPCC  |  Jan. 19
Swab tests and judgment calls: How police are checking for pot DUIs »
San Jose Mercury News  |  Jan. 19
How Donald Trump’s first year in office has sparked California’s resistance »
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Alumnus Brian Soo, a finalist in the "I am a UC Entrepreneur" contest, pitches new mobile phone case for creating video. View »
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Jan 27, 2018
2018 Siblings Day »
 
 
January 27, 2018
Triton Dance Marathon »
 
 
February 1, 2018
Go Red for Women »
 
 
February 7, 2018
North Korea's Nuclear Program: From an Intelligence Perspective »
 
 
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01/27/18 at 5:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball vs Sonoma State
 
 
01/02/18 at 9:00 a.m.
Men’s Basketball vs Sonoma State
 
 
01/27/18 at Noon
Women’s Tennis vs SDSU (Exhibition)
 
 
01/31/18 at 6 p.m.
Men’s Volleyball vs Princeton
 
 
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Triton Day
Staff Registration Now Open for Triton Day and Transfer Triton Day 2018
Representatives from the campus community are invited to register to host open houses, lab tours, information fair booths and more for Triton Day, which will be held on April 14, and Transfer Triton Day, which will take place on May 5. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Appointment of John Moore as Dean of Undergraduate Education »
UPDATE - Call for Nominations and Applications – Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences »
8th Annual Faculty Research Lectures »
8th Annual Integrity Awards - Call for Nominations & Save the Date »
Appointment of Elena Dalcourt as Interim Director for OPHD/Title IX Officer »
Appointment of University Registrar, Cindy Lyons »
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