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Holding On, Letting Go of 2006

New Beginnings:
Holding on and Letting Go of 2006

Local Psychologist Talks About
Lessons Learned in Captivity at Auschwitz

This coming year, try asking yourself “what now” rather than “why me.” Then you’ll be well on your way to becoming a survivor rather than a victim. That was the message that Edith “Edie” Eger, a La Jolla psychologist and assistant clinical professor in UC San Diego’s Department of Psychiatry, delivered during a 90-minute talk Tuesday, entitled “New Beginnings: Holding on and Letting Go of 2006.” More arrow

Top Science Fiction Writers' Program Comes to UCSD
Tesla Coil Discharge The Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, the nation’s oldest and most respected program of its kind, has a new home in the Division of Arts and Humanities, beginning with its 40th anniversary workshop, June 25 through August 3, 2007. More arrow

Hundreds Pack Price Center Ballroom
for Holiday Pancake Breakfast and Craft Fair

They came. They ate. They shopped. They gave. Hundreds of Gracie Cheney-Parsons and her hand crafts (Photo / Victor Chen) UCSD staff members packed the Price Center Ballroom Wednesday for pancakes, sausages and holiday fun during the 32rd annual Holiday Pancake Breakfast organized by the UCSD Staff Association. About 950 people bought tickets for the event, said Ange Mason, who chaired the pancake breakfast committee this year. More arrow

First Comet Dust on Earth
Reveals Clues to Solar System

Comet (Image / NASA) An international team of scientists that examined the first samples brought to Earth from a comet has confirmed that our early solar system was a violent place in which dust and gas underwent considerable mixing while the sun and planets were still in the process of forming. More arrow

Electrical Engineering Class Combines
Hands-on Systems Engineering Experience and Fun

Have you ever been to a final exam scheduled for a Friday ECE 191 night that is open to the public and includes dinner and sometimes a movie? If not, you haven’t been to the final exam for ECE 191 – Engineering Group Design Project – an upper level electrical and computer engineering (ECE) undergraduate class at UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering. More arrow

Sleepless in San Diego?
Sleepless If visions of dancing sugarplums are keeping you awake at night, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, some 40 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders that can affect their physical and mental health. Add the stress of the holidays and the lists of things you have to do, and you can count on at least a few sleepless nights during this otherwise joyous time of year. The big question is why. More arrow

San Diego Dialogue Receives
Grant from Merck to Help Integrate
Life Science Regions in California and Mexico

In an effort to link health and life science research and Researchers (Photo / Merck & Co. Inc) enterprise between California and Mexico, Merck & Co. Inc. is funding a $250,000 initiative with the San Diego Dialogue to build relationships among researchers and investors on both sides of the border. More arrow

What's New: Division of Physical Sciences
What’s new this academic year? This Week@UCSD is taking a quick look at what’s in store for different areas of campus. Here’s what the Division of Physical Sciences is up to for 2006-07. More arrow

People

School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical
Sciences Receives Its First Endowed Scholarship

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, which opened its doors in 2002, Dr. Dong To Endowed Scholarship Fund Recipients has established its first endowed scholarship. The Dr. Dong To Endowed Scholarship Fund reached the $50,000 mark thanks to contributions of pharmacists and physicians, colleagues, friends, and family to honor Dr. To for his life long work and contributions to the pharmacy industry and Vietnamese community in San Diego. More arrow

Press Clips

  arrow Scientists Racing to Catch Gene-dopers
USA Today
Dec. 15, 2006
     
  arrow A Triumph in a Garage
The Washington Post
Dec. 13, 2006
     
  arrow NIH Names New Postdoc Award Winners
Science Careers
Dec. 15, 2006
     
  arrow Merck Gives UCSD $250,000 to Build Mexico Ties
San Diego Union-Tribune
Dec. 13, 2006
     
  arrow Global Hit - Shahrokh Yadegari
BBC, The World
Dec. 11, 2006
     
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See you
in 2007!!!
We will not be publishing during the winter break.
We would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday!

Holiday Lights Guide
Two weeks ago, we asked our readers to pinpoint the best holiday lights displays in their neighborhood. They responded with suggestions from all over San Diego County. Click here to see our guide, including maps.

Campus Cookies
for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us and you know what that means: time to let your inner cookie monster on the loose. Here are three cookie recipes that should help you do just that. We collected them at a recent office cookie party in External Relations. More

What's Happening
Woody Allen
ArtPower! Presents: Woody Allen and His New Orleans Jazz Band
Dec. 19, 2006
8 p.m.
Copley Symphony Hall
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Chamber String Quartet
Chamber String Quartet
Jan. 17, 2006
8 p.m.
The Neurosciences Institute
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Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet
Jan. 19, 2006
8 p.m.
Mandeville Auditorium
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Heart of a Dog
Heart of a Dog
Jan. 19 — Jan. 27
Mandell Weiss Forum
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Cecil Lytle
Cecil Lytle
Jan. 28, 2006
3 p.m.
Faculty Club
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You Do The Math
= 25 petabytes (thousand trillion bytes): SDSC's archival tape storage capacity, the largest at any educational institution in the world and more than 1,000 times the digital text equivalent of the printed collection of the Library of Congress.
= 1200: number of San Diego County educators who trained in SDSC's TeacherTECH program in science, math, engineering, and technology in 2006
= 93+: number of digital data collections hosted on SDSC DataCentral, the first nationally allocated NSF service for hosting large-scale research and community data collections
 
Faculty Authors


Xenakis: Complete Works for Percussion
by Steven Schick

As Schick states in his comprehensive essay accompanying this set, Xenakis was the "progenitor of modern percussion music." And UCSD Music Professor Schick knows what he is talking about. For the past 30 years, Schick has championed contemporary percussion music as a performer and teacher. He also is the founder and artistic director of the percussion group, red fish blue fish. More arrow
 
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