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Scholarship Connects Hollywood Actor with Budding UC San Diego Talent

With dreams of seeing his name in lights on Broadway, UC San Diego theatre and dance major Brian Bose was astonished to learn that he had received the James Avery Scholarship to help support his educational studies at UC San Diego. The fund was established by UC San Diego alumnus and acclaimed actor and poet, James Avery ’76. Read More »


Diversity Award Winners Recognized for Helping to Build Richer Community

The daughter of a postal worker who immigrated to the United States from Jamaica, Noelle Bowlin never even heard of the field of oceanography when she was growing up in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Now a top doctoral student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Bowlin has made it her mission to ensure that as many disadvantaged youths as possible grasp for opportunities that may seem beyond their reach. Read More »


InterDigital and Calit2 Launch InterDigital Innovation Challenge

InterDigital and the UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology have announced the launch of the InterDigital Innovation Challenge (I²C), an engineering competition that aims to discover breakthroughs in advanced wireless technologies. The submissions will be evaluated by a seven-member judging panel from academia and industry, and $175,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to the top entries. Read More »


Amgen Scholars Program Supports Young Scientists at UC San Diego


UC San Diego Students Receive Financial Aid. Are You Getting Yours?

For students and families concerned about how to pay for their education, help is available. UC San Diego’s financial aid programs offer a wide variety of options, including grants, loans, work study and scholarships for students at all income levels. Read More »

June Moon

Theatre and Dance Alum Returns to Direct Campus Production of 'June Moon'


Will Anti-Arrhythmic Drug Beat Sudden Cardiac Arrest?


Art and Science Have a Chat in ‘ANOMALIA’


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University of California to Launch YouTube’s First University-run Original Channel

University of California Television (UCTV) will launch a new YouTube original channel on March 1 called UCTV Prime. It will represent the first university-run channel to be offered by YouTube. Each week, UCTV Prime will debut 15 minutes of fresh content from throughout the University of California at and Read More »


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Triton Day - Saturday, April 7, 2012 - All Campus

UC San Diego United Way/CHAD Campaign

Appointment of Director – Financial Analysis


Freshman Seminar Program and Senior Seminar Program – Call for Proposals, 2012-13 Academic Year

UC Learning Center Upgrade and Limited Service Alert



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UC San Diego Captures CCAA Title with 72-64 Win at Cal State Monterey Bay




Three Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Three faculty members in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Read More »


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UC San Diego recycled 50,469 pounds of paper, cardboard, bottles and cans during this first week. Keep recycling! The competition runs through
March 31.

Steve Kay

To Be Human, Public Lecture Series: “Humanity’s Greatest Challenge – Food, Fuel and the Future” Featuring Steve Kay, Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences, Feb. 23


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The People Who Spell: The Last Students from the Mexican National School for the Deaf

By Claire Ramsey
Department of Education Studies


An Upside to China’s Air Pollution: More Snowfall in the Sierra Nevada
New York Times, Feb. 17

The Patient of the Future
Technology Review, March/ April 2012

Students Registering Students To Vote At UC San Diego
KPBS, Feb. 15

Wagner Just Can't Leave UCSD Stage
U-T San Diego, Feb. 15

Oxytocin Makes the Romantic Heart Tick
U-T San Diego, Feb. 15

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