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Fans of the whimsical collection of Dr. Seuss children’s books may one day be treated to new volumes in the wildly popular series. More than 1,500 new materials from the personal archive of author Theodor Seuss Geisel have been donated by Audrey Geisel to the UC San Diego Library, including a variety of unpublished projects, such as “Cat Ballooning,” “The Pet Shop,” “Bee Watches,” “How Welk Can You Spelk,” “The Clock Book,” and “Arabian Adventures.” Read More »

Four New Hires Underscore Campus’s Commitment to Diversity

Four New Hires Underscore Campus’s Commitment to Diversity

UC San Diego is deeply committed to making positive changes to improve our campus climate and increase the richness and diversity of our community and curriculum. Through strategic recruiting—which helps the university realize its mission and vision for equity, diversity and inclusion—UC San Diego welcomes four new hires: Gerardo N. Arellano, director of the Raza Resource Centro; James Bond, coordinator of the Student Veterans Resource Center; John Jacinto Duca, director of development, campus initiatives/diversity; and Barney Wilson, director of strategic initiatives, admissions and enrollment services. Read More »

Diversity Awards Honor Outstanding Outreach and Inclusion Initiatives

Diversity Awards Honor Outstanding Outreach and Inclusion Initiatives

Designed as a cultural laboratory for the study of learning and development, La Clase Mágica uses storytelling to bridge the lives of local underserved youth and UC San Diego undergraduate students. Launched nearly 25 years ago by Olga Vásquez, associate professor of communication, the program enables UC San Diego undergraduate "amigo/as" to inspire the youth to pursue higher education and discover the cultural breadth that exists in local San Diego communities. Read More »

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Mexico Moving Forward Symposium

Mexico Moving Forward Symposium to Look at NAFTA ‘20 Years and Beyond’

The North American Free Trade Agreement, its impact and its future will be the center of UC San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward symposium, to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 6. The symposium will feature University of California President Janet Napolitano, UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and IR/PS Dean Peter Cowhey, as well as experts from both sides of the border. Read More »

Art by UC San Diego’s Fred Lonidier

Art by UC San Diego’s Fred Lonidier Showing at Whitney Biennial Exhibition

Photographer Fred Lonidier—an alumnus and professor emeritus of UC San Diego's department of visual arts—is among 103 artists whose work has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. Described by the New York Times as "America's most closely pored-over show," the 77th Biennial is on view in New York City March 7 through May 25. Read More »


Using Stolen Computer Processing Cycles to Mine Bitcoin: Who Does It and How Much Do They Make?


Kyoto Prize Laureate and Evolutionary Biologist Masatoshi Nei to Speak On Campus March 18

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Real Pirates At theNAT

Real Pirates At theNAT, Feb. 27

Mexico Moving Forward Symposium

Mexico Moving Forward Symposium, Mar. 6




Arthur M. Wolfe, Former Director of Center for Astrophysics and Space Science, Dies

Arthur M. Wolfe, an American astrophysicist who for a decade directed the Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences at UC San Diego and achieved widespread recognition for his discoveries about star formation and the early universe, died Feb. 17 following a battle with cancer. He was 74. Read More »

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Faculty, Staff Needed to Participate in Early Calling Campaign to Admitted Students

Admissions decisions will be released mid-March, and the fall 2014 UC San Diego admits are among the best and brightest, with admissions offers from top institutions across the country. Research indicates that faculty interaction is a key factor in a student's college decision-making process. Therefore, faculty and staff are needed to participate in the Early Calling Campaign, a critical yield program to attract outstanding admits from historically underrepresented groups who have applied to UC San Diego. Read More »


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Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Program

Our University: Online Ed Class Discounts, President’s Monthly Email and More

New Postdoctoral Scholar Salary Scale Effective March 1, 2014


Deadline Extended: Nominations for Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Awards 2013-2014

Freshman Seminar Program and Senior Seminar Program – Call for Proposals, 2014-15 Academic Year



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Women’s Basketball Takes Win Over Sonoma State on Senior Night


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Invention and Reinvention

Invention and Reinvention: The Evolution of San Diego’s Innovation Economy

Co-authored by Mary Walshok
UC San Diego Extension


China’s Way to Happiness
Huffington Post, Feb. 20

Why Big Cities So Often Lose in State Legislatures
Washington Post, Feb. 24

The Science of Selfies: A Five-City Comparison
National Geographic, Feb. 26

Lizotte is Polo Scoring Machine at UCSD
U-T San Diego, Feb. 20

Students Make Time for Special ‘Courses’
U-T San Diego, Feb. 24

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