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Jacobs Medical Center to offer highly specialized inpatient care

Redefining the standard of specialized inpatient care in San Diego, the long-awaited Jacobs Medical Center opened its doors to patients last week after nearly a decade of planning and construction. Read More »

Alumni faculty

Coming Home: Alumni Faculty Share Why They Came Back to Campus

It’s no secret that UC San Diego’s reputation as a top-ranked university is a major draw for prospective students—but it’s also pulling many graduates back to campus to serve as members of the faculty. Read More »

Larry Smarr

Five UC San Diego Professors Named 2016 AAAS Fellows

Five UC San Diego faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read More »

LGBT Center

Painting a Picture of UC San Diego’s Incoming LGBT Class

Prospective undergraduate students can now voluntarily self-identify their sexual orientation, sex assigned at birth and gender identity on the UC application. Read More »

Nanoscale virtual reality

Alums Take on Emerging Field of Nanoscale Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) headsets such as the Oculus Rift will line store shelves this holiday season, and UC San Diego alumni startup Nanome, Inc. plans to capitalize on that by creating VR apps for the consumer market, the classroom and beyond. Read More »

2016 Founders Celebration

Study: Diminishing Sea Ice is Increasing the Size of Arctic Ocean Food Web Base


Biologists Watch Speciation in a Laboratory Flask

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UC San Diego Bookstore Holiday Sale, Nov. 28–Dec. 3, 2016

Water in the West

Water in the West: A Science Policy Roundtable, Dec. 8, 2016



Anne Otterson

Community Leader and UC San Diego Supporter Anne Otterson Dies

Anne Otterson, an active community member and philanthropist who supported the University of California San Diego for more than 35 years, died on November 23. She was 83. Read More »




UC San Diego Staff Appreciation Holiday Breakfast

All staff members are invited to celebrate the holiday season with colleagues and friends at the UC San Diego Staff Association's 42nd Annual Holiday Breakfast, which will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 14 in the Price Center West Ballrooms. There will be four seatings: 6:30 – 7:30 a.m., 7:45 - 8:45 a.m., 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., and 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. This year’s breakfast is free and will be provided to the first 1,200 UC San Diego staff members who order their ticket online by Dec. 7 at noon. Read More »


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World AIDS Day 2016 on December 1

Impact of Department of Labor Injunction on Postdoc Salary

UC Management Skills Assessment Program


Call for Applications - Faculty Director, Sophomore Boost Program 2017

A Message from Vice Chancellor Petitt

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Nominations-Extended Deadline



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Men's soccer

Men’s Soccer Team in Kansas City in Search of Program’s Fourth National Crown


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The Creation of Eve and Renaissance Naturalism

By Jack Greenstein,
Department of Visual Arts


High-Tech Jacobs Medical Center Opens In La Jolla
KPBS, Nov. 21

A New Technique Brings Color to Electron Microscope Images of Cells
Smithsonian, Nov. 25

‘Artificial gravity’ Device Could Be Key to Astronaut Health on Mars Mission
The Guardian, Nov. 25

San Diego Study Explores the Brain’s Memory, Navigation Centers
KPBS, Nov. 29

How Scientists Are Preparing for a World Without Antibiotics
Popular Science, Nov. 28

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