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Turning Point with China


UC San Diego, Asia Society offer policy recommendations to new administration for positive U.S.-China relationship

With the United States-China relationship in a precarious state, the new presidential administration must urgently reassess U.S. policy toward China, a group of prominent China specialists led by UC San Diego professor Susan Shirk conclude in a new report. Read More »

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IGNITE @ UC San Diego Aims to Accelerate Innovation

The inaugural IGNITE @ UC San Diego conference will connect young innovators with seasoned entrepreneurs. The daylong event is set for Feb. 22 at the Price Center. Students and community members across the Baja California region are invited to attend the free conference. Read More »


What Kind of La Niña Year Is This?

Scientists had been anticipating since last summer that La Niña, the phenomenon often associated with dry and somewhat cool weather on the West Coast, would develop this winter and extend a five-year drought across the Southwest. But as it turns out, La Niña, yin to El Niño’s yang, has decided to stay home this year. Read More »

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Engineers Developing Advanced Robotic Systems That Will Become Surgeon’s Right Hand

In the operating room of the future, robots will be an integral part of the surgical team, working alongside human surgeons to make surgeries safer, faster and more precise. Engineers in Michael Yip’s lab at UC San Diego are developing advanced robotic systems to help make that vision a reality. Read More »

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Scripps Graduate Students Get Chance to Put R/V Sally Ride to the Test

Graduate students at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography recently got an opportunity to try their hand at conducting research aboard the newly launched R/V Sally Ride. Maddie Hamann said she felt honored, both as a female scientist and a student, to have led a cruise onboard the ship. Read More »


Campuswide Innovation at UC San Diego Gets $2.2 Million Boost from Elected Officials, UC System


Study: Medicare Could Overpay Medicare Advantage Plans by $200 Billion Over Ten Years

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Sex in the Cinema Presents Free Screening of Film Loving, February 14

Black History Month

Black History Month Scholarship Brunch, February 25



Sheldon Schultz

In Memoriam: Sheldon Schultz 1933-2017

Jonathan Singer

In Memoriam: Jonathan Singer 1924-2017




How UC is Working to Address the Executive Ban on Entry to the U.S. by Travelers from Certain Countries

The University of California, along with universities around the country, is calling on President Donald Trump to rescind the executive order that restricts certain foreign nationals and refugees from seven specific countries from entering the United States. UC has urged support for the legislative efforts of Sen. Dianne Feinstein and U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren to rescind the order. Along with its advocacy, the UC community has also been involved in efforts to help those impacted, working to provide timely guidance to students, faculty and staff who could be directly affected by the travel ban. Read More »


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Update and FAQs on Impacts of the Executive Order on Immigration Policy

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Award Recipients

Retirement of University Librarian Brian E. C. Schottlaender


Genesee Ave Closed Feb. 10-13 Due to Trolley Construction

Continued Appointment for Vice Chancellor – Research Sandra Brown

Transfer, Consolidation, Disestablishment, and Discontinuance (TCDD) of Academic Programs at UC San Diego



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Triton Baseball Clinches a 3-1 Season-Opening Series Victory Over Concordia University


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US Panel Warns Trump Change on One China Policy 'Dangerous'
New York Times, Feb. 7

Small Cheese Makers Invest in a Stinky Science
New York Times, Feb. 6

Why the White House Seems a Little Jealous of Germany
Washington Post, Feb. 2

Bad News if You Put Milk or Sugar in Your Coffee
Yahoo Health, Feb. 2

UCSD Doctor Writes What He Knows: Medical Thrillers
San Diego Union-Tribune, Feb. 3

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