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Division I sign


UC San Diego is one step closer to the reclassification as a non-football NCAA Division I university. The campus’s Academic Senate recently announced by vote of its membership that it has endorsed moving forward to Division I. Read More »

Beer experiment

Engineering Students Design Experiment to Test Whether Beer Can Be Brewed on the Moon

Can beer be brewed on the moon? A team of UC San Diego engineering students is hoping to find out. They are finalists in the Lab2Moon competition being held by TeamIndus, which has a contract to send a spacecraft to the moon as part of the Google Lunar XPRIZE challenge. Read More »

Chancellor with group

Junior Seau Foundation Supports Brain Injury Studies and Education

The inaugural Junior Seau Lectureship program held on Dec. 14 kicked off a special announcement of the Junior Seau Foundation’s $250,000 gift to support brain injury research and education at UC San Diego. Matching funds bring total support to $1 million for UC San Diego traumatic brain injury research and outreach efforts. Read More »

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UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities Offers New Summer Academy

UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities is establishing the Summer Academy in the Humanities to help ease the transition of qualified humanities students transferring from community college to UC San Diego. Read More »

Mesa Child Development Center

Mesa Child Development Center Expands Facilities and Programs

With newly expanded facilities, the Mesa Child Development Center is now able to offer new full-time programs that will build upon the vibrant and diverse community already flourishing at the center. Read More »

2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service

Too Much Sitting, Too Little Exercise May Accelerate Biological Aging


Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild

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Lytle Scholarship Concert

Lytle Scholarship Concert, January 29

5th Annual Siblings Day

UC San Diego’s 5th Annual Siblings Day, February 4




Seeking Nominations for 2016-17Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Awards

The Committee on Senate Awards of the San Diego Division of the Academic Senate is seeking nominations for the 2016-17 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Awards. Categories include Distinguished Teaching Awards, Senate Members; Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award, Non-Senate Members; and Barbara and Paul Saltman Excellent Teaching Award, Graduate Students. Nominations, due by Feb. 10, can come from the Department Chair, Program Director, College Provost, faculty, students, or alumni, but must be submitted via the Chair or Director of the nominee’s primary department or program. Learn More »


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Darcy and Robert Bingham Scholarship (for UC San Diego-Employed Students)

Updated Cyber Security Awareness Training

New Law Prohibiting State Funding of Travel to Certain States


Triton Day and Transfer Triton Day 2017 – Registration Now Open – All Campus Community

Notice of Senate Election

Triton Spirit Week Office Decoration Contest 2017



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Women’s Basketball Wins Ninth-Straight Game, Tops CCAA


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Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

By Gila Sher,
Department of Philosophy


New Institute Aims to Better Understand Why Breast Milk is Beneficial
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 12

Rare Ruby Seadragon Caught on Video for First Time
National Geographic, Jan. 12

Nathan East Chats About Music, His All-Star New Album and His San Diego Roots
San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan. 15

San Diego Study: Even Short, Moderate Workouts Impart Health Benefits
KPBS, Jan. 16

Body Armor Made from Human Hair?
Fox News, Jan. 18

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