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A Pendant Fit for a King


To say that UC San Diego archaeologist Geoffrey Braswell was surprised to discover a precious jewel in Nim Li Punit in southern Belize is something of an understatement. “It was like finding the Hope Diamond in Peoria instead of New York,” said Braswell, who led the dig that uncovered a large piece of carved jade once belonging to an ancient Maya king. Read More »

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UC San Diego Astrophysicists Contribute to Major Planet Discovery

The announcement that NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope had revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star may be the biggest news of the year for the space agency. Physics professor Adam Burgasser and his team at UC San Diego’s Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences played a contributing role in the discovery. Read More »


NAFTA Under Siege

As the current administration continues to call out perceived pitfalls of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, trade experts, business leaders, former government officials and current policymakers will gather at UC San Diego to lead timely and important conversations on the likely consequences of revoking or renegotiating the trade agreement. Read More »

Triton 5K

Triton 5K: More than a Race

On April 9, more than 4,000 members of the UC San Diego community will gather on campus to support student scholarships at the 21st annual Triton 5K & Festival. Participation in this annual event contributes to the Campaign for UC San Diego. Read More »

Sloan Research Fellows

Six Professors at UC San Diego Named 2017 Sloan Research Fellows

Six early-career faculty members at UC San Diego have won prestigious 2017 Sloan Research Fellowships for achievements that mark them as the nation’s future leaders in science and technology. Read More »


New Grant Boosts UC San Diego-Led Malaria Research Program


Transplanting Good Bacteria to Kill Staph

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Joshua White Codes

Joshua White - (((CODES))), February 25

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action & Diversity Awards Ceremony

22nd Annual Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action & Diversity Awards Ceremony, March 1




Seeking Nominations for 2017 Sustainability Awards

The UC San Diego Advisory Committee on Sustainability is accepting nominations for the annual Sustainability Awards through March 6. The awards, part of UC San Diego’s Earth Month celebration, will recognize individuals and groups that have made our campus more sustainable. Nominees must be closely affiliated with UC San Diego and have gone beyond their job descriptions to integrate and promote sustainability programs within the campus and local community. Award winners will be recognized at the 2017 Sustainability Awards from 3-6 p.m. on May 15 at the Loft. Read More »


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Course Development and Instructional Improvement Program (CDIIP)

Call for Proposals - Global Seminars Summer 2018 - Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

IRS 1095-B and 1095-C Forms


Dependent Care Travel Grant Program for Senate Faculty - Now Accepting Applications

Retirement of Marianne L. Generales, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research



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Women’s Tennis Remains Undefeated, Topples Stanislaus State 8-1


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Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

By Gila Sher,
Department of Philosophy


UCSD Study Finds New Ovarian Cancer Treatment Possibilities
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 18

Gates Foundation Boosts UCSD-Led Malaria Research
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 18

How Can Archaeology Help Us Adapt To Climate Change?
KPBS, February 20

Robots Poised to Take Over Wide Range of Military Jobs
San Diego Union-Tribune, February 20

When Retirement Comes With a Daily Dose of Cannabis
New York Times, February 19

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