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Mexico’s recent fiscal and energy reforms, new trade alliances, growing economy and evolving arts and culture were at the center of UC San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward symposium held on campus March 6. Hosted by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego’s School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, the symposium focused on “20 Years of NAFTA and Beyond” and assessed the impacts of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read More »

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U.S. News & World Report Names UC San Diego Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

The 2015 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released Tuesday, highly ranks UC San Diego's professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the sciences. The U.S. News guidebook annually ranks professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law and medicine. Read More »

Career Services

Campus Center Helps Students Land Internships and Jobs

For many college students, graduation is just a few months away—bringing with it the reality of an uncertain job market. Fortunately, UC San Diego double mathematics and economics major Charlie Xu is looking forward to commencement in June and starting a great job, thanks to help from the Career Services Center that gave him a leg up in a competitive field. Read More »

Catching a Feeling From Your Facebook Friends

Facebook Feelings Are Contagious, Study Shows

You can’t catch a cold from a friend online. But can you catch a mood? It would seem so, according to new research from UC San Diego that analyzes more than a billion anonymized status updates among more than 100 million Facebook users. Positive posts were found to be much more contagious than negative ones. Read More »

CASE Awards

UC San Diego Earns Nine Awards from CASE Recognizing Innovative Campaigns, Publications, Events

The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education has awarded UC San Diego’s Alumni and Community Engagement nine awards – including five gold awards – in the 2014 CASE District VII Awards of Excellence, recognizing best practices at educational institutions in the western United States. Read More »


UC San Diego Start-Up Emotient Shows the Face of New Technology


Capturing the Zeitgeist: Exploring Urban Trends through Selfies

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Kyoto Prize Symposium

Kyoto Prize Symposium, March 18

Breakfast with Champions

Breakfast with Champions, March 21




Sharecase to be Held on Campus March 26

Sharecase returns to the Price Center March 26 with presentations from more than 50 exhibitors. Registration is now open for the annual event showcasing business processes and technology developments for staff. Sharecase continues its traditional tropical theme, so be sure to come dressed in your favorite aloha shirt. Read More »


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UC Issues Updated Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy

Academic Integrity Award Nominations


Bicycle Improvements on Gilman Drive

Research Initiative Workshop Discussion Forums are LIVE



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Triton Swimming and Diving Teams Competing in NCAA Championships


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Connected: How Trains, Genes, Pineapples, Piano Keys, and a Few Disasters Transformed Americans at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

By Steven Cassedy
Department of Literature


U.S. Graduate Schools Ranked
U-T San Diego, March 11

San Diego Science Whiz Kid Wins $100K
U-T San Diego, March 11

At Night, the Ocean Cleanses Smoggy Air, Study Suggests
LA Times, March 6

Time to Learn About Your Microbiome
U-T San Diego, March 9

Now You Can Hunt for Flight 370
The Daily Beast, March 12

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