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Town Hall Scheduled to Discuss Strategic Plan Outcomes

The UC San Diego community has set a new course for the university through the development of our first-ever Strategic Plan, which outlines five ambitious goals that will improve the student, staff and faculty experience, and positively impact society. "We are redefining the future of education and research through our transformational goals," said Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. "What came out loud and clear during the strategic planning process is that our mission is a public mission, regardless of how we're funded. We owe it to society to give back, to educate our next-generation leaders, to discover new knowledge and create new technologies, and drive economic development." Read More »


UC San Diego Strategic Plan Videos

Strategic Plan Student-Centered Video
Strategic Plan Research-Focused Video
Strategic Plan Service-Oriented Video
Earth Week 2014

UC San Diego's Earth Week Underscores Campus Commitment to Sustainable Solutions

UC San Diego will join people around the world in celebrating Earth Week from April 21 to 25. The theme for the week of events, "Connecting the Drops," helps illustrate the campus's water-saving strategies and the need for individuals to conserve water as California faces a severe drought. Read More »

Expansion of the universe

Unveiling the Universe's Earliest Secrets

It's the faintest light, yet it carries information from the beginning of time. A telescope trained on the Antarctic sky has picked up swirling patterns of light believed to be the imprint of the violent expansion of the universe a trillionth of a second after it burst into being. Excitement swept the scientific community following the March 17 announcement, tempered by caution. Read More »


Inaugural Grad SLAM Competition Showcases Impact of Graduate Student Work

Imagine being asked to condense years of focused study and research into a three-minute talk. Now make sure those three minutes are understandable, relatable to the general public and, ideally, inspiring. That's exactly what UC San Diego graduate students were challenged to accomplish for the inaugural Grad SLAM competition, which concluded April 9. Read More »

Triton 5k Promo 2014

Campus Community Invited to Register Now for Triton 5K

The Triton 5K is scheduled for Saturday, June 7. Join Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and members of the UC San Diego community on a 3.1-mile scenic course through campus. While supporting student scholarships, participants will pass the King Triton statue, the iconic Geisel Library and several renowned public artworks from the Stuart Collection. Read More »

Center for Social Innovation and Impact

$1 Million Endowment to Help Establish Center for Social Innovation and Impact at Rady School

A $1 million endowment from Carol Lazier and Family has been given to the UC San Diego to help establish the Center for Social Innovation and Impact and the Endowed Chair in Social Innovation and Impact at the Rady School of Management. This endowment will also attract and support faculty leaders in the critical area of social venturing. Read More »


Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UC San Diego Library


Computer Software Accurately Predicts Student Test Performance

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Research Expo

Research Expo, April 17

Janet Mock

A Conversation with Janet Mock, May 1




Nominations for Faculty Research Lecturer 2014 - 2015 Extended to April 18

Nominations for the Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecturer Awards will be accepted through April 18. Each year, two faculty members are recognized—one from the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and one from the Sciences—for research contributions and the ability to deliver a provocative lecture. Recipients receive a $1,500 honorarium and are invited to take part in a celebratory reception as well as present a lecture on a topic of his or her choice. Read More »


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Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Strategic Plan Results

Outstanding Senior and Graduate Student Awards

Deadline Extended: Nominations for Faculty Research Lecturer 2014 - 2015


The Heartbleed Bug and IT Security

Second Annual Excellence in Stewardship Award Winners

California Open Educational Resources Council (COERC) Survey



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Baseball Takes Second Straight Series Sweep, Tops Cal State Stanislaus


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American Christianity

American Christianity: The Continuing Revolution

By Stephen Cox
Department of Literature


Asian Cultural Council Divides the Prize for Rockefeller Awards
New York Times, April 14

Prepping for Zero Gravity: Anti-Barf Briefings and Last-Minute Practice, April 10

Showcasing UCSD's Theater Aces
U-T San Diego, April 11

UCSD Recruits Expert on Zombies
U-T San Diego, April 14

Scientists Set to Roam the World
U-T San Diego, April 13

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