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UC San Diego Gospel Choir


UC San Diego Gospel Choir tops the charts among students

Many UC San Diego students spend their days poring over equations, analyzing data and researching the meaning of our world…and their nights singing in the UC San Diego Gospel Choir. Consistently the most populous—and popular—class on campus, the choir draws hundreds of students of all majors, creeds and musical abilities. Led by the department of music’s Ken Anderson, who has directed the choir for 27 years, students learn songs by rote and perform about a dozen concerts across campus and the community each quarter. Read More »

Global Food Initiative Project

UC President Janet Napolitano Visits UC San Diego Global Food Initiative Project

University of California President Janet Napolitano paid a visit to the Ocean View Growing Grounds in Southeastern San Diego on March 12. Joined by UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla, students, faculty and community members, Napolitano toured the formerly vacant lot, which is now a thriving community garden thanks to a partnership between the local community and UC San Diego. Read More »

Top Global Ranking

UC San Diego Nets Another Top Global Ranking

Times Higher Education has named UC San Diego the 41st top university in the publication’s World Reputation Rankings. The reputation rankings complement the Times’ annual World University Rankings, last published in fall 2014, in which UC San Diego was also ranked 41st. Read More »

UC San Diego Research Themes

Humanizing the Research Enterprise

UC San Diego & You, a new faculty symposium series, brings research to life at Google headquarters in Silicon Valley

When you walk into a building at Google, there comes the realization: behind each of their many tools, there are real people—in offices, at desks—creating and maintaining the systems that have become so ingrained in our lives they are taken for granted, like water flowing from a faucet. Read More »


Meeting on ‘Green Revolution 2.0’ Draws Researchers and New Ideas

From the 1940s and continuing throughout the 1960s, agricultural scientists saved more than a billion people worldwide from starvation by developing high yielding varieties of crops, synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, improved irrigation practices and better land management. Now scientists are confronted with a more difficult problem. Read More »

Roger Revelle’s Birthday

Campus Celebrates Roger Revelle’s Birthday

Members of the UC San Diego Revelle College community filled Galbraith Hall last Friday for a tribute to the college’s namesake and UC San Diego founder, Roger Revelle. The celebration took place just a few days after what would have been Revelle’s 106th birthday and included a conversation with some of the campus’s first faculty members about the renowned oceanographer’s life and legacy. Read More »

2015 Sloan Research Fellowships

Five UC San Diego Researchers Receive Prestigious Sloan Fellowships

Five UC San Diego faculty members are being honored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation with Sloan Research Fellowships for 2015—three from the Jacobs School of Engineering and two from the Division of Social Sciences. This year’s recipients are computer scientist Shachar Lovett, economist Paul Niehaus, Padmini Rangamani from the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering, nanoengineer Andrea Tao and neuroscientist Bradley Voytek. Read More »


SDSC Researchers Win NVIDIA’s 2015 Global Impact Award


Boosting A Natural Protection Against Alzheimer’s Disease

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Triton Day

Triton Day, April 4

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Muir Musical Presents ‘Legally Blonde: The Musical,’
April 4-5 and 9-11




Social Media for Campus Researchers and Faculty

Social media offers a powerful tool for UC San Diego community members to share their work, network with colleagues on campus and around the world, and learn from others in their fields. Digital communication skills—including what and how we share online—are an important part of our personal and professional development. Join us April 10 for an interactive conversation with three UC San Diego academics who will share how they use social media and what they’ve discovered along the way. Read More »


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Call for Nominations for Faculty Research Lecturer 2015-2016

Integrity Award Nominations


Celebration of Life for Anthropology Department Founder Melford E. Spiro



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Tritons Sweep San Diego Collegiate Challenge Titles


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Step In and One Step Out

One Step In and One Step Out

By Wayne Cornelius and Tom K. Wong,
Department of Political Science


Iran Talks Strain Familiar to Ex-Diplomats
U-T San Diego, March 16

Cause Unites Jewish, Muslim Students
U-T San Diego, March 13

Money Flows to New UCSD Computer Center
U-T San Diego, March 13

UC President Janet Napolitano Tours Research Garden
KFMB, March 12

Why Obama’s Key Trade Deal with Asia Would Actually be Good for American Workers
The Washington Post, March 12

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