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Professor Shu Chien

White House Awards Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien National Medal of Science

President Barack Obama will soon honor University of California, San Diego Bioengineering Professor Shu Chien in a White House ceremony for the seven eminent researchers to receive the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists and engineers. Chien is the only engineer among the seven medalists announced last week. Read More »


Campus Sees Positive Response to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

During the 2010-11 academic year, UC San Diego enrolled the largest number of new transfers and underrepresented students in its history. From artwork to outreach, the university continued to institute programs and policies aimed at enhancing campus climate and welcoming a diverse community. Read More »

Car Talk

Car Talk

LISA develops smart cars to make safer drivers

Calling all gamers: If you like to play first-person racing games, you may be able to help campus researchers better understand typical driving behaviors. Read More »

Bruce Ovbiagele

Even High-But-Normal Blood Pressure Elevates Stroke Risk

Kim Barrett

Dean of Graduate Studies Highlights Value of Graduate Students to University’s Academic Mission

A Z boson

Endgame for the Higgs Boson


'Illusion of Plenty' Masking Collapse of Two Key Southern California Fisheries

The two most important recreational fisheries off Southern California have collapsed, according to a new study led by a researcher from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Read More »


Alumni Go Wild in San Francisco

More than 300 Bay Area alumni and friends “ran wild” through the nationally renowned California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco during a special celebration Sept. 16. Read More »


Boom and Bust Economist to Speak

Carmen Reinhart, the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, will speak on “After the Fall” at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at the UCSD Faculty Club. Read More »

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UC San Diego Health System Receives 2011 UHC Quality Leadership Award

UC San Diego Health System has been awarded the 2011 UHC Quality Leadership Award. This national award is given to academic medical centers that demonstrate excellence in delivering high-quality care as measured by the UHC Quality & Accountability Study, which has been conducted by the consortium annually since 2005. Read More »

Holocaust Living History Workshop to Host Three "Living With History" Events in Fall 2011

The Holocaust Living History Workshop, sponsored by the UC San Diego Libraries and the Judaic Studies Program, will host three events during the fall quarter as part of an ongoing effort to broaden understanding of the past and to foster tolerance. Read More »


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campus notices


Notice of the Annual Security Report

Sixth College Provost Search

Possession of Replica or Toy Guns


UCSD Bicycle and Skateboard Regulations

Pat Ledden Memorial Faculty Luncheon Series



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No. 2 Ranked Women's Soccer Team Continues Hot Start with Win Over Cal State East Bay



Bruce Beutler

UC San Diego Alum Wins 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Larry Groupé

UC San Diego Alum Scores "Straw Dogs" Remake

Research Prize

Four UC San Diego Undergraduates Receive Undergraduate Library Research Prize


what’s happening

Chancellor's Challenge 5K

Chancellor's Challenge 5K Run/Walk for Scholars

Haunted Aquarium

Birch Aquarium at Scripps - Haunted Aquarium: Shipwrecked! October 21-22


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press clips

John H. Evans

Genetic Technologies, Religion, and Public Debate

By John H. Evans
Department of Sociology


Scripps Geneticist Wins Nobel Prize
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 3

University Cuts Could Wound San Diego Economy
KPBS, Sep. 29

Venter Remains Maverick in World of Microbes
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 2

India — Land of Opportunity for U.S.
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sep. 24

Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Boost Stroke Risk
U.S. News and World Report, Sep. 28

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