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Many Reasons for Optimism at Scripps Institution of Oceanography as It Moves Deeper into Second Century of Discovery

For more than a century, Scripps Institution of Oceanography has been on the leading edge of ocean, atmospheric, and earth science. And academia. The creative drive of forward-thinking Scripps leaders led to the establishment of UC San Diego more than 50 years ago. Read More »

America’s Cup

America’s Cup Sails into San Diego Bay—and Scripps Oceanography Makes It ‘More Than a Sport’

Howling winds and pouring rain didn’t deter the crews of sailors and crowds of sailing fans who lined San Diego Bay for the start of the America’s Cup World Series during an unseasonably cool Saturday in mid-November. Clearer skies prevailed and the races took off. Read More »

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Floods, Drought, Heat Waves: Climate Change Gives State Legislators Something to Plan For

Scripps Institution of Oceanography hosts workshop on latest research on California’s extreme weather future

The lineup of presentations at an extreme weather workshop taking place today at Scripps Institution of Oceanography sounds like an overview of biblical plagues, but in fact the event’s conveners said California needs to expect more episodes of what insurers would consider “acts of God.” Read More »


Report: Geoengineering Plans Must Account for Ecosystem Impacts


Contingent from UC San Diego Takes Stage at TEDx San Diego


San Diego Supercomputer Center Welcomes ‘Gordon’ Supercomputer as a Research Powerhouse


Computer Simulations Shed Light on Physics of Rainbows

Green Christmas

Students Develop Website on How to Keep Holidays ‘Green’


Special Brunch Eases Students into Finals Week




University of California, Clerical Union Reach Five-Year Agreement

The University of California has finalized a five-year agreement with the Coalition of University Employees (CUE) on wages, benefits and other issues for more than 12,500 clerical staff. To make salaries more market-competitive, employees will receive a 3 percent wage increase for the 2011-12 fiscal year retroactive to July. There will be an annual 3 percent wage increase for the next three years, and a 2 percent increase for the final contract year of 2015-16. Read More »


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UC San Diego Staff Association's Annual Holiday Pancake Breakfast

Triton Day - Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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Record Number of Tritons Selected for National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team




Nine UC San Diego Professors Named 2011 AAAS Fellows


Three UC San Diego Computer Scientists Named ACM Fellows


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Pancake Breakfast

Staff Association Holiday Pancake Breakfast, Craft Fair, and Toy Drive, Dec. 14

Debt Crisis

The European Debt Crisis: Causes, Reactions, Consequences, Jan. 17


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Michael Davidson

On the Outskirts of Form: Practicing Cultural Poetics

By Michael Davidson
Department of Literature


Fake Rainbows Lead to Scientific Discovery
ABC News, Dec. 7

UCSD Researchers Searching For 'God Particle'
KGTV, Dec. 9

UCSD Makes Top 20 Research University List Globally, UC Riverside 29th
North County Times, Dec. 9

Greenhouse Gas Network Grows in California
San Diego Union-Tribune, Dec. 7

Viewpoints: Adapting to Climate is Vital to State's Future
Sacramento Bee, Dec. 12

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