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Evelyn and Ernest Rady Commit $100 Million to Benefit the Rady School of Management

 

Commitment recognizes school’s growing recognition, impact on technology entrepreneurship and economic development

The Rady Family Foundation has made a $100 million commitment to help recruit and retain faculty and fund strategic priorities at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego. More than 200 Rady School supporters, alumni, students and business leaders attended a press conference Tuesday at the Rady School’s J.R. Beyster auditorium and a reception following the announcement. Read More »

 
Crowdfunding Platform

Campus Launches Philanthropic Crowdfunding Platform

What do a new ballpark, cross-country electric vehicle demonstration and “home-away-from-home” for families of hospital patients have in common? Each is raising support through Crowdsurf, UC San Diego’s new philanthropic crowdfunding initiative. Crowdsurf provides a way for donors to directly support student and campus projects that they find compelling. Read More »

 
Barbara Walter’s Award-Winning Blog

Award-Winning Blog by IR/PS Professor Tackles Most Pressing Problems in World’s Conflict Zones

For quickly explaining complex world events, blogs can beat news articles and academic papers. That is Barbara Walter’s belief and why the political science professor at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies launched Political Violence @ a Glance, a blog designed to consistently produce expert analysis of problems related to violence and protest in the world’s conflict zones. Read More »

 
 
Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Graduate Students Recognized for Outreach and Service

Six UC San Diego graduate students were accepted into the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for 2014-2015. The society seeks to develop a national network of underrepresented scholars who exemplify academic excellence. UC San Diego was the first university on the West Coast to establish a chapter of the national organization. Read More »

 
Triton 5K Registration

Register Today for the Triton 5K

In the early morning hours of Saturday, June 6, more than 3,000 members of the UC San Diego community are expected to gather in support of student scholarships by participating in the 19th annual Triton 5K and Festival. Over the years, the 5K has raised more than $3.9 million in scholarships benefiting more than 1,000 deserving students. Read More »

 
 
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Students Test Engineering Skills at Paper Wings Competition

There was no need for cockpits, jet engines or fuel on April 1 in the Main Gym on campus, where students competed for the title of best paper airplane pilot or engineer. The students competed in three categories: longest distance, longest airtime and aerobatics for a chance to fly to Salzburg, Austria and take part in the world finals of Red Bull's Paper Wings contest May 8 and 9. Volunteers from the Triton Engineering Student Council on campus helped organize the event. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

 
 

More Anti-inflammatory Genes Mean Longer Lifespans for Mammals

 

ArtPower!’s ‘Big Bang’ Benefits Student Engagement with the Arts April 26

 
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Compete for Chance to Win iPad by Completing Campus Retail Survey

UC San Diego is evaluating its strategy for providing retail, dining, and entertainment services to students, staff, faculty and visitors. Expansion plans by neighboring shopping centers, the growth of on-line shopping, and the imminent opening of two light rail stations on campus require careful planning of future retail, dining and entertainment services on campus. As part of this process, the university is collecting information from students, staff and faculty about their preferences for retail, dining, and entertainment services. As an incentive for completing the survey, you may enter in a random drawing to win an iPad Air 2 or one of eight $100 UC San Diego Bookstore gift cards. Read More »

 

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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Review of Gender Inclusive Facilities and Practices Guidelines

Resignation of Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Business & Fiscal Affairs Ron Espiritu

 

Celebration of Life for History Department Emeritus Faculty Member and former Department Chair John Marino

UCSD Retail Survey - Complete for Chance to Win iPad

 
 

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Women’s Water Polo Defeats Cal State East Bay, Finishes Conference Play with Perfect Record

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Historical Biblical Archaeology and the Future

Historical Biblical Archaeology and the Future: The New Pragmatism

By Thomas E. Levy,
Department of Anthropology

 

Rady Donates $100 Million to UCSD
U-T San Diego, April 7

State Reaps Rewards on Investment in Universities
U-T San Diego, April 2

Inside A Muslim Fraternity: No Alcohol, But Plenty of Community Service
Huffington Post, April 7

UCSD, Scripps Research Talk Partnership
U-T San Diego, April 2

Tobacco Smoke Strengthens ‘Superbug,’ Lab Research Finds
U.S. News and World Report, April 6

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