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An annual tradition to honor the commitment and contributions of UC San Diego staff members, this year’s All Staff Picnic was a hit with more than 3,000 people in attendance. Held Aug. 16 in Town Square, staff members were treated to a tasty lunch by Bar None BBQ and entertained by the Full Strength Funk Band. Read More »  View Slideshow »

Chancellors Medal

Center Stage: 2013 UC San Diego Chancellor’s Medal Honorees Announced

The University of California, San Diego today announced that three dedicated philanthropists and patrons of the arts, Conrad Prebys and Molli and Arthur Wagner, have been selected to receive the 2013 Chancellor’s Medal. One of the highest honors given by the campus, the Chancellor’s Medal recognizes exceptional service in support of UC San Diego’s mission. The awards will be given on Nov. 16, as part of UC San Diego’s annual Founders Celebration. Read More »

Medal of Freedom

Presidential Medal of Freedom to be Awarded to Two UC San Diego Professors

Mario Molina, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego, a professor in the climate, atmospheric science and physical oceanography division at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, the White House announced August 8. Sally Ride, former professor emeritus in physics and first American woman in space, was also honored, posthumously. Read More »


UC San Diego Ranked 14th Best University in World by Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Liangfang Zhang Makes MIT Technology Review’s Annual Innovators Under 35 List

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Faustina Solis

Health Educator and First Latina Provost at UC San Diego, Faustina Solís, Dies at 90

Duane Roth

Statement on the Passing of CONNECT CEO Duane Roth