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Make Your Voice Heard: UC Campus Climate Survey to Kick Off at UC San Diego


If you think your voice doesn’t count, think again. Starting next week, UC San Diego students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to share their opinions by participating in the University of California Campus Climate Study Survey. The systemwide effort—believed to be the largest survey of its kind ever conducted—asks more than 430,000 individuals about their experiences with diversity and inclusion at work and on campus. Read More »


UC San Diego Strategic Planning

Students Share Ideas at Town Hall to Define UC San Diego’s Future

Several hundred students joined Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla at two town hall forums last week as part of the campus-wide strategic planning process to define shared goals and a unifying vision for UC San Diego. Read More »


Facebook Beats Books - and Faces - in Memory Test

If this were a Facebook post, you would remember it – better than a stranger’s face or a line from a published book. That, in fewer than 140 characters, is the finding of research from the University of California, San Diego and the University of Warwick, published in the journal Memory & Cognition. Read More »


Community Celebrates Groundbreaking of Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Facility

University leaders, philanthropists and community members gathered Thursday to celebrate the official start of construction on the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) building, and to show gratitude to the family whose generosity helped to make the state-of-the-art building possible. Read More »


Younger Siblings Get Snapshot of College Life as Part of Inaugural Siblings Weekend

An amazing race, an inflatable obstacle course, and a “green eggs and ham” breakfast were just a few of the family-friendly activities that were enjoyed by UC San Diego students and their brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, and others during the campus’s inaugural Siblings Weekend. Read More »


California Energy Commission Awards More Than $1.8 Million for UC San Diego Microgrid Projects

The University of California, San Diego is on track to having the largest, most diverse range of electric vehicle charging stations at any university in the world thanks, in part, to recent awards from the California Energy Commission. Read More »


Record-Breaking Winter Game Fest Poised to Attract Thousands of Video Gamers


Surgical Technique Spots Cancer Invasion with Fluorescence

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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service, January 20


Faculty Research Lecture: Andrew T. Scull, January 23




Online Education Aims to Meet Undergraduates’ Needs

Over the last few years, the University of California has built its use of online education to provide students with expanded opportunities for learning, more flexibility and, potentially, a quicker path to a bachelor's degree by improving access to classes they need to graduate. At the same time, UC has established a framework that will make it easier and faster for academic departments to develop credit-bearing online courses as part of the general undergraduate curriculum. Read More »


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Notice of Election, San Diego Division, Academic Senate

Opportunities to Serve on Academic Senate Committees in 2013-14

2012 Campus OSHA Injury and Illness Statistics Summary and Notice to Employees – Injuries Caused by Work - Poster


Search for the Dean of the Jacob's School of Engineering

Triton Day - Saturday, April 6, 2013 - All Campus Community

Search Committee for Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Dean of Graduate School of Marine Sciences



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Triton Softball Pitcher Receives Star of Year Honors from San Diego Hall of Champions


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Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

By Amy Binder and Kate Wood,
Department of Sociology


Study: People Can Remember More About Facebook Than Real Books
Salon, January 15

Burning Fuel Particles Do More Damage to Climate Than Thought, Study Says
The New York Times, January 15

Robot Toddler Could Unlock Secrets of Human Development
Salon, January 11

New $269 Million UC San Diego Research Institute Breaks Ground
10 News, January 11

Brain Cells Directly Made From Skin Cells
U-T San Diego, January 10

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