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Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Anthropology have recently joined efforts within UC San Diego to launch the Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology. Researchers with the center will conduct fieldwork at key underwater and coastal archaeological sites around the world, studying the influence of marine environments on human cultures. Read More »

Dalai Lama

Keynote Address from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Lead UC San Diego’s Commencement Weekend

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, will be the keynote speaker at the University of California San Diego All Campus Commencement where he will share with a record 9,000 graduating students and more than 15,000 guests “The Value of Education, Ethics and Compassion for the Well-Being of Self and Others.” Read More »

Richard Flahive

All Campus Commencement Student Speaker Ricky Flahive Honors Common Bond of Setbacks and Success

It is human experience that motivates this year’s UC San Diego All Campus Commencement student speaker, Richard “Ricky” Flahive, a peer mentor and aspiring community leader whose own narrative is one of happy persistence despite countless hurdles. Read More »


Celebrating the Success of UC San Diego’s Graduating Seniors

The class of 2017 shares their stories of triumph as they mark one of the most important milestones in their academic careers. From overcoming obstacles, to giving back to their communities and creating groundbreaking technologies, these students have gone above and beyond as true Tritons. Read More »


A Glove Powered by Soft Robotics to Interact with Virtual Reality Environments


Losing Sleep Over Climate Change

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All Campus Commencement

All Campus Commencement, June 17

Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend, June 8–11




Help the Hillcrest Campus Plan Its Future

Learn more about the Master Planning Study and Long Range Development Plan for UC San Diego's Hillcrest Campus, which will guide future growth in a thoughtful and sustainable manner. A series of forums will be held at various locations in the San Diego community June 6-8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The forums are open to the public with refreshments and free parking available. Stop by to learn more and offer your feedback. Read More »


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Traffic/Parking Impacts Commencement Weekend June 16-18

June 6, 2017 Representative Assembly Meeting


Participation on the UC San Diego World AIDS Day Planning Committee



women's row

Women’s Rowing Team Takes Second at Varsity 8 Petite Final at the NCAA Division II Championships in New Jersey

women's track

Women’s Track and Field Chrissi Carr Earns All-America Honor


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Last Words from Montmartre

Translated by Ari Larissa Heinrich,
Department of Literature


UC San Diego Booming as Chancellor Khosla Finishes Fifth Year
San Diego Union-Tribune, May 26

UC San Diego Hires Renowned Brain Cancer Expert Jeremy Rich
San Diego Union-Tribune, May 31

Climate Change is Already Making Americans Sleep Worse
The Atlantic, May 26

Scripps Turns To Surfers for Ocean Data
KPBS, May 30

San Diego Oceanographers Track Down Two Missing WWII Bombers
KPBS, May 29

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