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Cross-Border Connections: Chancellor Visits Tijuana to Learn about Industry, Healthcare and Education

From touring the production floor of one of Mexico’s best places to work to witnessing a student-run free health clinic in action, UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla’s visit to Tijuana, Mexico Friday offered him an introduction to the bustling metropolis just across the border from San Diego. Read More »

 
Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination

UC San Diego’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Lifts Off with Public Events

When he wrote “2001: A Space Odyssey” 45 years ago, Arthur C. Clarke offered extraordinary visions of the future—including HAL, the artificially intelligent computer—that continue to provide insight into the human condition. Read More »

 
Winners of TEDxUCSD

Winners of TEDxUCSD tickets/dinner from Chancellor announced

Ten winners have been selected to receive free tickets to TEDxUCSD and dinner with the speakers at a post-conference mixer courtesy of Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. Last week, the campus launched a giveaway contest for free tickets to the student-organized event slated for May 11. Read More »

 
 
Clinton Global Initiative University

UC San Diego Students Attending Clinton Global Initiative University Find Inspiration to Use Talents to Help Others

Combating HIV, alleviating poverty, promoting peace and human rights and preserving the environment are just some of the goals driving the group of 21 UC San Diego students who recently attended the Clinton Global Initiative University held at Washington University in St. Louis. Read More »

 
Building the Future for Big Data

Building the Future for Big Data

What does it mean to have 100G connectivity? Just how much data is a 100G connection capable of transmitting? The answer, it turns out, is quite a bit. Read More »

 
 

Newsweek Names Preuss School UCSD Nation’s Top Transformative High School

 

Seahorse’s Armor Gives Engineers Insight Into Robotics Designs

 
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Up & Coming Student Film Festival

Up & Coming Student Film Festival, May 15-16

 
Birch Aquarium—Green Flash Concert

Birch Aquarium—Green Flash Concert, May 15

   
 

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Annual UC Walks to Promote Health and Wellness on May 22

In recognition of National Employee Health and Fitness Month, all UC San Diego staff and faculty are invited to join in the 4th Annual UC Walks event on Wednesday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Town Square. A group walk across campus will begin at noon. The first 500 participants will receive a complimentary T-shirt, and all can enjoy a health and wellness resource fair with information from Human Resources representatives, UC San Diego Recreation, Kaiser Permanente, The Zone and more. For more information please contact Employee Relations at (858) 534-9659. Read More »

 

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Formal Review - Policy on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

 

New FinancialLink Journal Voucher application

 
 

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UC San Diego Women’s Water Polo Player Sarah Lizotte Named San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month

 
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UC San Diego Women Take Second, Men Third in CCAA Track & Field Championships

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Book: Talons of the Eagle

Talons of the Eagle: Latin America, the United States, and the World

By Peter H. Smith
Department of Political Science

 

Seahorses Inspire New Armor Designs
Smithsonian, May 06

Boneworms’ Secret Revealed
The New York Times, May 06

Imagine a Flying Pig: How Words Take Shape in the Brain
NPR, May 02

One-on-One with UC San Diego’s Sandra A. Brown
U-T San Diego, May 07

Robert Brill is La Jolla Playhouse’s First Resident Artist
U-T San Diego, May 07

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