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March 1, 2018
 
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A Campus Hub for Data Science
UC San Diego will celebrate the dedication of the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute tomorrow. The cross-disciplinary institute will become the campus hub for data science and help train students in the latest data-science techniques. It also will transform the research of scholars who are now increasingly limited in making progress in their disciplines because of the need to make sense of the massive amounts of data generated from their research. Read More »
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Scripps Joins Mission to Understand a Major Southern Ocean Climate Influencer
Climate scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography are joining colleagues around the world to get an unprecedented look at a region with the most tempestuous weather on Earth. Read More »
VR/AR Hackathon
UC San Diego Hosts Its First Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality Hackathon
UC San Diego hosted 100 students for a weekend-long hackathon full of tutorials, workshops, and time for teams to develop their own virtual, augmented or mixed reality project. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego Scientists: Is a Dark Particle the ‘Dark Horse’ of Dark Matter?
Two UC San Diego particle physicists are proposing a solution that involves the possibility of a yet-to-be-discovered “dark particle” that could account for dark matter.  Read More »
 
First-Generation Faculty Share Stories of Overcoming Setbacks to Pursue their Passions »
 
Gifts from the Heart »
SHARE YOUR JOURNEY | Inspire fellow graduates as 2018 All Campus Commencement student speaker
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Foreign Policy Magazine Ranks UC San Diego 2nd Among Public Universities »
Artificial Intelligence Quickly and Accurately Diagnoses Eye Diseases »
New Online Tool Gives 3D View of Human Metabolic Processes »
UC San Diego Names Erik T. Mitchell New Audrey Geisel University Librarian »
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times  |  Feb. 25
China moves to let Xi Stay in power by abolishing term limit »
ABC News  |  Feb. 24
California Democrats fail to narrow crowded U.S. House races »
Washington Post  |  Feb. 22
New maps show the utterly massive imprint of fishing on the world's oceans »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Feb. 26
Bill Nye the Science Guy to help dedicate institute at UC San Diego »
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EVENTS
Dr. Seuss birthday party on campus
 
 
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March 1–15
Women’s History Month »
 
 
March 6–7
Ignite Conference »
 
 
March 8
UC San Diego Women’s Conference »
 
 
March 11
11th Annual Graduate Visual Arts Symposium & Graduate Open Studios »
 
 
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ATHLETICS
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Friday, March 2 at 2 PM
W Tennis vs. Villanova
 
 
Friday, March 2 at 6 PM
Baseball vs. Cal Poly Pomona
 
 
Friday, March 2 at 7 PM
M Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara
 
 
Wednesday, March 7 at 7 PM
M Volleyball vs. USC
 
 
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Volunteers Needed for Triton Day
More than 20,000 newly admitted students and their families will visit the campus on April 14 as part of Triton Day, where they will learn about all of what UC San Diego has to offer. Volunteers are needed to help make the experience a memorable one. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Appointment of Dr. Erik Mitchell as the Audrey Geisel University Librarian »
Academic Freedom at UC San Diego »
Course Development and Instructional Improvement Program (CDIIP) »
Deadline for Senate Grant Applications & e-Grants »
UC Systemwide Academic Symposium »
Faculty Feedback Requested - UC Path »
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