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Creating Clinical Bioengineers


New class teaches undergrads to use engineering-based solutions to bridge gap between engineering and medicine

Students in a new clinical bioengineering class at UC San Diego are able to observe physicians, identify problems in their clinical practices, and propose engineering-based solutions to bridge the gap between the bench and the bedside. Read More »

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UC San Diego Community Reaches Out Through Annual School Supply Drive

For the past decade, UC San Diego staff members have mobilized to make a difference for local schoolchildren as part of the campus’ annual School Supply Drive. More than 20 schools received critical supplies as part of this year’s drive. Read More »

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UC San Diego Among Top 10 Public Colleges Where Grads Make Six Figures

UC San Diego has been named among the top 10 public colleges in the country where graduates make six-figure salaries. The analysis by shows UC San Diego alumni earn an average of more than $100,000 within 15 years of graduation. Read More »


UC San Diego Alum Wins Global Competition Aimed at Fighting Wildlife Trafficking

A new tool for fighting wildlife trafficking developed by a team led by a UC San Diego mechanical engineering alumnus has been selected as the overall winner of the inaugural global “Zoohackathon.” Read More »


UC San Diego Staffer With Multiple Sclerosis Aims for 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in 12 Months


Free Coding Faire for Kids at UC San Diego Computer Science Department

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Holiday breakfast

42nd Annual Staff Appreciation Holiday Breakfast, Dec. 14

Seas ‘n’ Greetings

Seas ‘n’ Greetings at Birch Aquarium, Dec. 8–31




University of California Releases Statement of Principles in Support of Undocumented Members of the UC Community

The University of California announced Nov. 30 that it will vigorously protect the privacy and civil rights of undocumented members of the UC community and will direct its police departments not to undertake joint efforts with any government agencies to enforce federal immigration law. Read More »


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Senate Election – Voting Reminder

Appointment of Interim Dean of the Graduate Division

Chancellor Review – Deadline Extension


Notice of Senate Vote – Proposed NCAA Reclassification

Composer and Original Music Professor Pauline Oliveros Dies

In Memoriam - Katsumi Miyai, M.D., Ph.D.



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Men’s Basketball Takes Down Chico State 60-56


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Ecocritical Approaches to Italian Culture and Literature

Edited by Pasquale Verdicchio,
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UC San Diego Performs Region's First Heart-Liver Transplant
San Diego Union-Tribune, Dec. 1

Report: UCSD Grads Among Highest Wage-Earners
San Diego Union-Tribune, Dec. 5

UCSD Finals Therapy Dog Stress Relief
San Diego Union-Tribune, Dec. 6

Earth's Spin is Slowing at a Rate of 1.8 Milliseconds Per Century
LA Times, Dec. 7

Older Moms More Likely to Live to 90
Sacramento Bee, Dec. 5

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