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UC San Diego's 2017 Earth Month Celebration


Using Science to Protect the Planet

Sustainability, environmentalism and taking action against the threat of climate change will be at the center of UC San Diego’s Earth Month celebration throughout the month of April. This year’s theme, UC San Diego: Using Science to Protect the Planet, will be woven into events designed to educate and engage the campus and surrounding community. Read More »

Elizabeth Phu and Obama

Elizabeth Phu, School of Global Policy and Strategy ’00

UC San Diego alumna Elizabeth Phu sincerely considered scaling back her career commitments to dedicate more time toward her family after her first-born came along. That was before the opportunity of a lifetime came up: The chance to sculpt President Obama’s Southeast Asia policies and strategies. Read More »

Angela Zou

UC San Diego Undergraduate Awarded Winston Churchill Scholarship

Fourth-year bioengineering-bioinformatics major and UC San Diego Medical Scholars Program student Angela Zou has been awarded the Winston Churchill Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards in the world for students of science, mathematics and engineering. Read More »

Student speaker needed for All Campus Commencement

The Art of Transformation

At the Raza Resource Centro, three new murals were unveiled at a recent campus ceremony that included a talk by artist Jose Olague. Read More »

Jincheng Yang

A Dose of Research

A new fellowship funded by Janssen Research & Development, LLC supports research and education in neglected diseases and underserved patient populations. Read More »

UC San Diego Triton 5K Support the Campaign for UC San Diego April 9, 2017

Genetic Assessment Developed to Determine Risk for Age-Associated Alzheimer’s Disease


Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, COMEXUS Launch Mexico Studies Chair at UC San Diego

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Chavez mural

César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, April 3

Triton Day

Triton Day, April 8




Seeking Nominations for Women in Staff Positions for YWCA’s ‘Tribute to Women & Industry’ Awards

The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women is seeking nominations for women in staff positions for this year’s YWCA’s “Tribute to Women & Industry” (TWIN) Award. The YWCA initiated this program to augment the efforts of companies in recognizing their female employees for outstanding achievement. Honorees must occupy a management, executive or professional position with responsibility for a major component of the organization and have made an outstanding achievement. The deadline to make nominations has been extended to March 30, 2017. Read More »


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Updates and Campus Resources for Those Affected by Executive Orders on Immigration

Appointment of Robert T. “Chip” Schooley as Senior Director, International Initiatives

Reminder — Integrity Awards - Nominations & Request to RSVP


Call for Nominations – Faculty Mediation Training - Deadline 3/24/17

Funds Available for Staff Training and Career Development

Call For Applications To Fund Research Projects And Travel To Scholarly Meetings



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track and field

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Teams Take First at Ross and Sharon Irwin Collegiate Meet


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Schooltalk: Rethinking What We Say About — and To — Students Every Day

By Mica Pollock,
Department of Education Studies


Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class
New York Times, March 21

A Boy Who was Born with an Inherited Disease Had an Incredible Recovery that Could Signal a New Generation of Drugs
Business Insider, March 21

UCSD Librarian Marries Print and Digital in Perfect Union
San Diego Union-Tribune, March 20

“Match Day” at UCSD
San Diego Union-Tribune, March 17

Lotion Treated With Bacteria Could Help Prevent Skin Infections
Huffington Post, March 17

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