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President Dynes Shares Lessons
Learned During Campus Town Hall
UCSD Last Stop in Statewide Inaugural Tour

Fifteen months after he left UCSD for Oakland, UC President Robert C. Dynes came home January 24 for the last stop in his statewide tour of all ten university campuses. At several events throughout the day, highlighted by a campus town hall meeting, Dynes shared lessons learned in what he called "an intense year" and said emphatically, "The University of California has an impact on virtually every aspect of life here in California. . As I told the governor, 'If the University of California becomes just another university, the state of California will become just another state.' And that actually rang through to him." Watch video of Dynes town hall. More
Massage and Pilates:
What Better Way
to Spend Lunch Break?
It's easy to understand why academics across the nation would be envious of the benefits we have on campus. And why not? Consider our proximity to the beach, plenty of quiet, shaded areas, world-renowned faculty, a library that looks like it's upside down... And now we have added two more benefits to the list: private massage and Pilates sessions. More
UCSD Celebrates
Black History Month With
40 Diverse Events In February
Activities ranging from dialogues to dances, speakers to soul food are included on a calendar of 40 events planned to celebrate Black History Month throughout February at UCSD. Many are free and open to the public. More
Talented Teens To Expand
Minds in Math/Science Summer Program
Students who excel in math and science will have a chance to spend four weeks at UCSD this summer as part of a residential program for students in grades 8 - 12. The goal of the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science program, popularly known as COSMOS, is to motivate the most creative minds of the new generation of prospective scientists, engineers and mathematicians, and to create a community of scholars. More
UCSD Libraries to Host Author
of Compelling New Salk Biography
Jeffrey Kluger, author of the first major and authorized biography of Dr. Jonas Salk, “Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio,” will attend a reading, book signing and reception at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, in the Seuss Room of Geisel Library. The campus community and the public are invited to attend. More

Dilip Jeste Selected For Prestigious Psychiatry Award
Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, professor of psychiatry and neurosciences at the School of Medicine, has been selected as a co-recipient of the American Psychiatric Association's 2005 Research Award, the association's oldest and most prestigious research award presented in recognition of notable and distinguished career contributions. More

Laura L. Dugan
Joins UCSD As
Hillblom Chair In Geriatrics
Geriatrics specialist Dr. Laura L. Dugan joins the School of Medicine faculty Feb. 1 as the first physician-scientist to hold the Hillblom Chair in Geriatrics. She will hold joint appointments in the departments of medicine and neurosciences. More
If you Like Exotic Travel, Watch Out for Exotic Diseases
USA Today
Nervous System Development Detailed
UC's Women Scientists
San Francisco Chronicle
N.J. Gov. Urges Bush to End Stem-Cell Restrictions
Discovery and Significance of Mirror Neutrons
Eyes On the Prize
San Diego Union-Tribune
Charles Lathrop Parsons Award
Chemical and Engineering News
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Jump Start Your
2005 Tax Planning
The following tax tips from Tuyet Le, UCSD's in-house financial planner, will help you get a jumpstart on your tax planning for the new year. The list contains information on deductions, dollar and age limits, program extensions and more. More

Equal Opportunity
Affirmative Action
and Diversity Awards

Faculty and staff are invited to join this year's award recipients at a presentation and reception on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Price Center Ballroom. To RSVP, e-mail

Upcoming Staff
Education and
Development Courses

Advanced Microsoft Access XP
2/15/05 and 2/18/05

Managing Workplace Conflicts

Equipment Asset Management

Black History Month Opening Celebration
Feb. 1, 12 p.m.
Price Center Plaza.

Christine Todd Whitman
Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
The Neurosciences Institute
As You Like It
Feb. 3, 8:00 p.m.
Mandell Weiss Forum
Divas In
Denial Drag Show
Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Price Center Theater
More Events
3874: Freshman registered at UCSD
440: Number of burn patients the UCSD Regional Burn Center treats each year. Males account for 72.5 percent, compared to 27.5 percent for females.
96,308: UCSD alumni

The Design of Everyday Things
By Donald A. Norman

Donald A. Norman reveals how smart design is the new competitive frontier. The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how--and why--some products satisfy customers, while others only frustrate them.

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