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All-Campus Commencement Ceremony Set for 2016


The class of 2016 will be the first to participate in a new commencement tradition—a campus-wide ceremony at UC San Diego. The ceremony will include the conferring of degrees for graduating seniors from the undergraduate colleges, as well graduate students from the Graduate Division, the Rady School of Management and the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies. Read More »

New Black Legacy Mural

UC San Diego Unveils Black Legacy Mural

From Harriet Tubman to Nelson Mandela and Angela Davis, UC San Diego’s newest public artwork portrays more than two dozen historical figures and national leaders, as well as several UC San Diego alumni and professors. Unveiled at the Price Center on Feb. 11, the Black Legacy Mural was created by San Diego artist Andrea Rushing to honor the contributions of black leaders throughout history and promote a sense of belonging among current and future students. Read More »

Day of Service

Tritons Give Back with Day of Service

Grabbing a quick snack and a fresh white volunteer T-shirt, more than 130 members of the Triton Family, including alumni, students, staff, children and more enjoyed their last few minutes in the shade. For the next two hours, volunteers of all ages would spread mulch, build planter boxes and restore two murals with a fresh coat of paint—all as part of Alumni and Community Engagement’s San Diego Promise. Read More »

Ruby Seadragon

New Species, the ‘Ruby Seadragon,’ Discovered by Scripps Researchers

While researching the two known species of seadragons as part of an effort to understand and protect the exotic and delicate fish, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography made a startling discovery: A third species of seadragon. Read More »

Center for Business Analytics

Rady School of Management Launches Center for Business Analytics

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has launched the Center for Business Analytics, which will serve as a platform for research and innovation in big data analysis for private businesses and public agencies. Read More »

Triton Day Promo

Help Showcase UC San Diego to 25,000 Newly Admitted Students and Families

Triton Days offer an opportunity to showcase UC San Diego as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university to an estimated 25,000 newly admitted students and their families. For many, Triton Day or Transfer Triton Day will be their first opportunity to experience UC San Diego—our sprawling grounds and ocean views, dynamic campus community and expansive research, and collaborative opportunities. Read More »


UC San Diego’s International Relations Programs Ranked Among Best in World


UC San Diego Library to Exhibit Wild and Wacky Dr. Seuss Hats Feb. 24–March 22

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Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch

13th Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch, Feb. 28

Degrees of Freedom

Degrees of Freedom: Sheldon Brown, “Understanding and Engaging Human Imagination”, Feb. 25




UC San Diego’s Head Librarian Wins Top Award from American Library Association

Brian E. C. Schottlaender, The Audrey Geisel University Librarian at UC San Diego, has been named the 2015 winner of the American Library Association’s Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Schottlaender, will receive a cash award and citation during the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco in June. Read More »

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Campus and Local Community Invited to Bid Farewell to Scripps Institution’s Melville Research Vessel on Feb. 21

All are invited to an open house and tours aboard the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel (R/V) Melville from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Broadway Pier. This is the research ship's farewell as it is retired from the national oceangoing fleet after 46 years of service. Scripps research ships are rarely accessible to the public; this open house opportunity provides a unique glimpse into the rigors of research work at sea and the excitement of oceangoing exploration. Read More »


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2015 UC San Diego Women's Conference – March 10, 2015

Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Program

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2015 UC San Diego United Way Campaign

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Softball Sweeps Adelphi in Doubleheader, Earns 11th Straight Win


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Madness in Civilization

Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

By Andrew Scull
Department of Sociology


UCSD Program Earns High Ranking
U-T San Diego, Feb. 17

Open House to Say Goodbye to Research Ship Melville in San Diego
LA Times, Feb. 13

New Dr. Seuss Book Coming in July from Original Manuscript
Times of San Diego, Feb. 18

Finding Ways to Create Cancer-Killing Swords
U-T San Diego, Feb. 12

Leading Linguists Lecturing On Language Evolution at UC San Diego
KPBS, Feb. 12

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