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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama


The exiled spiritual head and leader of the Tibetan people will address graduating students at commencement in June 2017. He will also speak at a second event on campus open to the public.

The University of California San Diego, in partnership with The Friends of the Dalai Lama Foundation, today announced that the exiled spiritual head and leader of the Tibetan people will offer the keynote address at the invitation-only UC San Diego All Campus Commencement June 17, 2017. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama will also speak June 16 at a second event, which will be open to the public. Read More »


UC San Diego Alumni Announces 2017 Honorees

Five distinguished Tritons will be recognized during UC San Diego’s annual Alumni Weekend, June 9-11. “This year’s distinguished recipients showcase talent, intellect and the far-reaching impact of a UC San Diego education,” said Steph Barry ’94, assistant vice chancellor, UC San Diego Alumni. Read More »

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Improving the Pipeline for Academic Success Center of UC San Diego’s Black History Month Celebration

UC San Diego will recognize significant figures in African-American education with events from January through March that honor this year’s Black History Month celebration, themed Crisis in Black Education: UC San Diego Improving the Pipeline for Academic Success. Read More »

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The Missing Link: UC San Diego’s First Biomedical Incubator

Innovation and problem solving are some of the goals of a new biomedical incubator at UC San Diego, called Blue LINC. The new program is entirely student-run. Read More »

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Leveraging Collective Impact to Increase Diversity in STEM

How should the U.S. tackle the complex social problem of increasing diversity in STEM fields? That’s the big question that prompted a national conference held at UC San Diego Jan. 20-22. Read More »

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Art of Healing at Jacobs Medical Center

Jacobs Medical Center has a reputation for offering patients lifesaving treatments that cannot be found in other hospitals. One of the unexpected sources of rejuvenation, for many, is the Jacobs Healing Arts Collection. Read More »


Potential New Drug Class Hits Multiple Cancer Cell Targets, Boosting Efficacy and Safety


Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life

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Spirit Night

Spirit Night with UC San Diego Athletics, February 3

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IGNITE @ UC San Diego Conference, February 22




UC President and Ten Chancellors Issue Statement of Commitment to Support All Members of UC Community

UC President Janet Napolitano and all 10 UC Chancellors issued a statement on Jan. 29 expressing a commitment to support all members of the UC community. The statement was in response to a recent executive order that would restrict the ability of students, faculty, staff and other members of the UC community from certain countries from being able to enter or return to the United States. The UC community, like universities across the country, has long been deeply enriched by students, faculty, and scholars from around the world, including the affected countries, coming to study, teach and conduct research. Read More »


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Campuswide Innovation Conference – February 22, 2017

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Women’s Basketball Defeats Chico State, Earns 12th-Consecutive Win


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The Politics of Immigration

By Tom K. Wong,
Department of Political Science


Trump Says Sanctuary Cities Are Hotbeds of Crime. Data Say the Opposite.
The Washington Post, Jan. 27

The Tiny Robots That Run on Stomach Acid
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 27

Padres Switch Healthcare Providers After 36 Years
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 26

Trump’s Trade Moves Impact San Diego Economy
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 27

The Next Beer Frontier: the Moon!
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 26

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