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Celebrating Being a Triton

About 24,000 people pack inaugural Triton Day on campus

“I am choosing UC San Diego because I like the feel of the place,” said incoming freshman Anna Yamamuro. “I think it has a collaborative atmosphere, which is what I think a college should be like.” Yamamuro was one of the many newly admitted students who accepted their offer to attend UC San Diego by submitting their intent to register at the Lenovo Lounge after a fun-filled day at the campus’s first-ever Triton Day Experience. Read More »

Open Studios

Graduate Student Artists Throw Open Doors to Public at Open Studios Event

Doors open at Open Studios. They open literally, for the campus and larger San Diego communities, as visual arts MFA and Ph.D. students invite people to view their creative spaces, and figuratively, for the participating graduate students themselves, as they make connections that may continue far beyond the day. Read More »

Summer Bridge

Bridge to Success

Summer Bridge program celebrates 35 years of empowering students

UC San Diego’s Summer Bridge program began in 1978 with just 30 students as a way to empower incoming freshmen to be successful at UC San Diego. Today, roughly 4,700 students from underserved high schools have completed the program. This year marks the 35th anniversary of Summer Bridge. Read More »


Point of View

Horsing around with the Equestrian Team's Sarah Simpson


Earth Week

Sustainability Comes Alive During UC San Diego’s Earth Week Celebration April 16-20


A Step Closer to the Missing Link

UCSD Alumni LinkedIn group experiences steep growth as part of pilot program

UC San Diego recently became one of 12 universities—and the only one in the University of California system—to start a unique relationship with LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network. Read More »


Celebrate The Preuss School Promise April 21


The San Diego City Council presented a proclamation officially recognizing April 2 to 6 as Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week in San Diego. The announcement was made April 4 at the Interdisciplinary Research Celebration at UC San Diego.


The Jeff Kaiser Quartet performed at the Loft Wednesday. The band, made up of UC San Diego students, faculty and alums, rocked the stage performing free-funk jazz in a show with free admission. The group opened for Peter Sprague Quartet, who performed classic modern jazz. Both bands use of improvisation displays a talent for creating innovative music.

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Registrar’s Office to Launch Electronic Grading System

The Registrar's Office plans to launch a new electronic grading system called eGrades for UC San Diego for Spring 2012. A secure web-based system, eGrades will be used for the submission of final grades at the end of each term and for all grade changes for prior terms up to one year. The eGrades system was piloted successfully with five academic units for Winter 2012. Find more information on Blink. Read More »


Upcoming Courses


Strike Out Stroke Night at The Padres

The San Diego Stroke Consortium, the County of San Diego, and UC San Diego Health System are partnering with the San Diego Padres to promote an evening of stroke awareness and survivor celebration. The event will be held May 1 at the Padres vs. Brewers game. Tickets will be sold as a ticket & T-shirt bundle and are offered at a discounted rate of $15 at the following locations:

-Hillcrest cafeteria from 11:30 to 1 p.m. April 10, 12

-Thornton cafeteria from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. April 10

-Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UC San Diego Stroke Center through April 15

Contact the UC San Diego Stroke Center at 619-543-7760 to purchase a ticket/T-shirt or for more information. Read More »


campus notices


Call for Nominations for Chancellor’s Medal

Office of International Affairs Joins Research Affairs

Formal Review - Complaint Resolution, PPSM 70


Memorial to The Regents

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Proposed Revisions to Systemwide Academic Personnel Policies



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UC San Diego Baseball Team Sweeps Sonoma State, Moves to Top of CCAA



Hal White

UC San Diego Economist Halbert White Dies


Co-chair of UC San Diego’s United Way/CHAD Campaign Nominated for Lifetime Achievement Award


what’s happening


Walk UC San Diego, April 26


Muir Musical Presents: RENT, April 12 to 14


faculty authors


press clips


Hysteria: The Disturbing History

By Andrew Scull
Department of Sociology


Why the Titanic Fascinates More Than Other Disasters
CNN, April 9

Former British Prime Minister Seeks Global Solutions
U-T San Diego, April 4

Famed UCSD Economist White Dies of Cancer
U-T San Diego, April 3

San Diego’s Role in Autism Treatment
U-T San Diego, April 6

Science Minded: Marine Collector Finds It All
U-T San Diego, April 9

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