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March 8, 2018
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Thinking Outside the Museum Box
Miniature museums use storytelling to increase access to science education
Alumna Amanda Schochet works as co-founder and co-director of MICRO—a nonprofit organization that is building a unique fleet of 6-foot-tall science museums installed in public spaces such as airports, libraries and hospital waiting rooms. Read More »
Bill Nye Comes to Campus as ‘The Data Science Guy’
Bill Nye Comes to Campus as ‘The Data Science Guy’
Bill Nye came to campus as The Data Science Guy to honor Taner Halicioğlu, whose $75 million gift made possible the campus’ new Halicioğlu Data Science Institute. Read More »
Student Changemakers Fight Human Trafficking
Student Changemakers Fight Human Trafficking
A group of UC San Diego graduate students teamed up to host the second annual Intercollegiate Convention Against Modern Slavery at UC San Diego. Read More »
Celebrating Our Differences
Celebrating Our Differences
The campus recognized 20 individuals, departments and organizational units for their outstanding contributions in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity. Read More »
Seeing is Understanding
School of Medicine Turns 50: Seeing is Understanding
11th Annual Visual Arts Symposium and Open Studios Explore Issues Shaping Culture Today
11th Annual Visual Arts Symposium and Open Studios Explore Issues Shaping Culture Today
Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration 2018
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration
Happy 114th birthday Dr. Seuss! Students, staff and faculty celebrated the iconic author’s birthday Friday with cake and entertainment by the Teeny Tiny Pit Orchestra in front of Geisel Library.
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion Opens at UC San Diego Health on March 12 »
Scott Barton, Principal of The Preuss School at UC San Diego, Honored by Local Rotary »
Lyft and UC San Diego Establish First Comprehensive University Partnership in Nation »
Polygenic Risk Score May Identify Alzheimer’s Risk in Younger Populations »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune | March 06
UCSD to open $140 million outpatient center »
Slate | March 03
What’s in a face ID? »
The New York Times | March 06
The U.S.-China rivalry is, more than ever, a fight over tech »
KNSD | March 05
These UCSD students won thousands in cash for playing video games »
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EVENTS
Women's History Month 2018
CALENDAR
March 12, 2018
Mexico’s 2018 Elections: Institutions, Polls and Party Platforms »
March 14, 2018
CPR & AED Training Day »
March 14, 2018
Design @ Large with EVC Elizabeth Simmons »
March 15, 2018
28th Annual Urban Expo »
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ATHLETICS
CCAA Championship
SCHEDULE
03/09/18 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Softball vs. Cal State East Bay
03/09/18 at 6 p.m.
Women’s Water Polo vs. Sonoma State
03/10/18 at Noon
Track & Field San Diego Collegiate Challenge
03/11/18 at 10 a.m.
Men’s Tennis vs. Bucknell
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Women's Conference 2018
March 8: UC San Diego
Women’s Conference
Join free workshops on topics ranging from career development to mindfulness, learn about being bold for change by distinguished speakers, network with colleagues, and explore a campus vendor fair featuring local retailers and handmade crafts. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Participate in the Next Health Sciences Research Strategic Plan »
Retirement of AVC-Human Resources and Chief of Staff to the Vice Chancellor, Chief Financial Officer–Cathy Ledford »
Appointment of Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Drew Calandrella »
Town Hall Meetings on Strategic Academic Program Development (SAPD) »
Reorganization of the Teaching + Learning Commons »
Nominations for Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Awards 2017-2018 »
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