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Many of us cannot picture ourselves working for the same organization for decades. But a growing number of UC San Diego academics have been teaching students, conducting research and connecting with the campus for a half century or more. At 74, William Fenical, for example, is still a full-time professor and still researching drugs from the sea, including compounds that look very promising to fight melanoma, multiple myeloma as well as breast and ovarian cancer. Read More »

Scripps Exploration on the High Seas

Citizen Scientists Dive in to Support Scripps Exploration on the High Seas

Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s fleet of research vessels has logged hundreds of thousands of nautical miles exploring the world’s oceans. That effort has now risen to a new level. An agreement signed between Scripps and the International SeaKeepers Society will leverage the might of citizen scientists in support of research projects at sea. Read More »

The Value of Networking with Classmates

The Value of Networking with Classmates

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy welcomed alumni to campus for a two-day networking event, strengthening the relationship between the students of yesterday and current graduate students as they make plans to enter the workforce. The school's annual Winter Connections is now in its seventh year. Read More »

Steph Barry

Alumna Steph Barry Joins UC San Diego to Head Alumni and Community Engagement

Steph Barry, a UC San Diego alumna and global business executive, has been appointed Assistant Vice Chancellor of Alumni and Community Engagement, effective Jan. 29. Barry joins the campus Advancement team following her 19-year tenure at WD-40 Company, where she most recently served as Vice President for Strategic Projects. Read More »

Triton 5K 2016

Vaginal Microbes Can Be Partially Restored to C-Section Babies


Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish Across the World’s Oceans

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ArtPower Presents: Harlem Quartet

ArtPower Presents: Harlem Quartet, Feb. 19

Let it Flow

Sixth College Presents—Let it Flow: The Art of Black Love, a Night of Spoken Word, Feb. 23




UC San Diego Researchers Cited Among “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”

Twenty-two UC San Diego scientists and physicians are among the 2015 listing of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds,” an annual compendium of “Highly Cited Researchers” by Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information company. Read More »




Nominations for Integrity Awards Sought

The nomination period is now open for the UC San Diego Integrity Awards, which honor faculty, students and campus community members who promote and support academic and research integrity. Faculty, students and allies—staff members, student organizations and campus departments—will be recognized for their ethics in academics and research, activities that support integrity, efforts to stop peers from cheating and more. Nominations are due April 1. All are invited to the awards presentation on April 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center Multipurpose Room. Learn More »


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UC San Diego Office of the Registrar Final Registration Report - Winter Quarter 2016

Merit-Based Pay Program for Non-represented Staff

Retirement Options Webinar

All Campus Commencement Student Speaker Competition


Retirement of Mae Brown, Assistant Vice Chancellor – Admissions and Enrollment Services

UC San Diego Black History Month, February 2016

New Sexual Violence/Sexual Harassment Policies and Required Training



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Men’s Basketball Earns Fourth Straight Win, Tops League Standings


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Forging China's Military Might

Forging China's Military Might

Edited by Tai Ming Cheung,
School of Global Policy and Strategy


Why Doctors are Swiping C-section Babies with Their Mom’s Microbiome
Los Angeles Times, Feb. 3

Toxic Pollutants Found in Fish Across the World’s Oceans
CBS News, Feb. 1

Democratic Socialism Might Be Inevitable in America, Even if Bernie Sanders Loses
Washington Post, Feb. 1

UCSD Students to Vote on Division I Move
San Diego Union-Tribune, Feb. 1

Getting Ready for the ‘Green Jobs’ Revolution
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 31

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