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Inventors of fantastic and alien tongues discuss art of constructing languages at ‘Linguistics Goes to Hollywood’

Nobody wore a ridged rubber forehead, or painted their skin Pandora blue. If there were craggy beards and long locks, these seemed more homage to 1960s counterculture than to “Game of Thrones.” Yet the some 700 people who filled Price Center’s Ballroom B last Friday for “Linguistics Goes to Hollywood” were still clearly fans. Read More » Watch Video »

UC San Diego Freshmen Fall Enrollment 2013

UC San Diego Admits a Record 24,792 Freshmen for Fall 2013 Quarter

A record 24,792 freshmen have been admitted to the University of California, San Diego for the fall 2013 term. The number of admitted students is up by 1,856 students which is an 8.1 percent increase compared to last year. Read More »

UC San Diego's Simphony

UC San Diego’s “Simphony” Research Earns Grammy Foundation Support

A UC San Diego study of the impact of music training on the brain and behavioral development in children has been awarded a grant of nearly $20,000 by the Grammy Foundation. Read More »

Advanced Terrestrial Carbon Accounting Certificate

Joint Program with World Wildlife Fund Program Aims to Train Professionals from Around World in Measuring Forest Carbon

UC San Diego and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will launch in August a new international certificate program in Advanced Terrestrial Carbon Accounting. Read More »

Fiesta de las Estrellas

Fiesta de las Estrellas Celebrates ‘Star’ Scholars at UC San Diego

The UC San Diego Hispanic Scholarship Council will host its 16th annual Fiesta de las Estrellas April 25 to raise scholarship funds for outstanding students, with an opportunity for donors to meet the students whose lives will be transformed by their gift. Read More »

Scripps Launches Daily Keeling Curve Update

As CO2 Reaches Symbolic Milestone, Scripps Launches Daily Keeling Curve Update

For the first time in human history, concentrations of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) could rise above 400 parts per million (ppm) for sustained lengths of time throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere as soon as May 2013. Read More »


UC San Diego Launches Groundbreaking Policy Research Lab


The Asian Monsoon is Getting Predictable

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Arbor Day

Arbor Day Tree Planting,
April 26

Good Life Festival

The Good Life Festival, May 2




Retiree Health Benefit Changes Coming in July

About half of current faculty and staff will be affected by new eligibility rules for retiree health benefits that go into effect on July 1, 2013. These rules were approved by the Regents in December 2010 as part of a series of reforms to address the $14.5 billion unfunded liability in the retiree health program and to help sustain the long-term viability of the program. Read More »


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UC San Diego Women’s Water Polo Team Earns Top Seed in Western Water Polo (WWPA) Championships


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Book by Horwitz

America's Right: Anti-Establishment Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party

By Robert B. Horwitz
Department of Communication


UC San Diego Announces New Undergraduate
Scholarship Program
La Prensa San Diego, April 19

UCSD Might Create Brain Research Center
U-T San Diego, April 22

Preuss School Ranks Fourth in State
U-T San Diego, April 23

Asian Monsoon May be Predictable Months in Advance
Yahoo! India, April 24

Prospero’s Son: Local Author Writes Of Life, Books,
Love And Theater
KPBS, April 23

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