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April 5, 2018
 
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A POWER PLAYER FOR SAN DIEGO
UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research, which helped to develop the innovative power grid that allows the campus to generate most of its own energy while pumping less carbon into the atmosphere, is extending its expertise to the rest of the San Diego region. Those partnerships are allowing the center’s researchers to help local facilities, such as the Port of San Diego and the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, become more energy self-sufficient and to cut carbon emissions. Read More »
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Faculty Members Celebrated for Seeing the Classroom and World Differently
Six UC San Diego faculty members will be honored April 11 at the 44th annual Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Awards for going above and beyond to make a positive difference in their teaching, research and service. Read More »
George Takei
“Oh Myyy!” George Takei to Speak at UC San Diego April 26
Lauded as the “funniest guy on Facebook,” George Takei, renowned actor, author and activist, will speak at the University of California San Diego on April 26. Read More »
 
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Graduate Research Advocacy Day Takes Over Sacramento
UC San Diego students met with state legislators March 21 to share how their research impacts California and advocate for increased investment to support graduate enrollment. Read More »
Co-authors of the new Science paper
Virus Found to Adapt through Newly Discovered Path of Evolution
 
Graham Farquhar
Kyoto Prize Symposium Inspires Future Scientists
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Mark Pioneering Prevention and Support Efforts »
Species Named for Scripps Founding Benefactor »
When Drugs are Wrong, Skipped or Make You Sick: The Cost of Non-optimized Medications »
UC San Diego Partners with SmartMoney Startups to Support Military Veteran Entrepreneurs »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  March 28
Legendary labor activist Dolores Huerta to speak at UC San Diego »
NBC Los Angeles  |  April 2
Inaccurate prescriptions, usage costs U.S. $528.5 billion annually: UCSD study »
KPBS  |  April 2
From defensive bras to mandatory training: 30 years of sexual assault awareness at UCSD »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  March 29
Why deciphering data is essential to modern living »
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TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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March 28 at 8:42am
Dolores Huerta will discuss her life’s work in social justice during a public forum at 6 p.m. at Great Hall at Eleanor Roosevelt College. View »
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April 5
Rising from the Rubble: Creating POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews »
 
 
April 12
ERC 30th Anniversary Concert: Emmanuel Jal, From War Child to Global Citizen »
 
 
April 15
Triton 5K »
 
 
April 19
Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo »
 
 
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ATHLETICS
4x100 relay team
 
 
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Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m.
M Volleyball vs. Long Beach State
 
 
Friday & Saturday, April 14–15 at 9:30 a.m.
Track & Field Triton Invitational
 
 
Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m.
Softball vs. Stanislaus State
 
 
Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Stanislaus State
 
 
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Call for Nominations for Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal
Nominate a visionary leader who has contributed to UC San Diego’s prominence as a place that drives bold change. The Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal will be awarded in November in conjunction with Founders Celebration. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
National Student Employment Week »
Appointment for Vice Chancellor – Health Sciences David A. Brenner, MD and Interim Dean – School of Medicine Steven Garfin, MD »
Fall Quarter 2018 Withdrawal Deadline for Undergraduate Students »
Celebration of UC San Diego’s Earth Month: April 1-30, 2018 »
UC San Diego’s Celebration of César E. Chávez Month »
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month »
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