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Athletic Initiative program connects underserved kids with UC San Diego basketball team role models

During a recent home game, members of the UC San Diego men’s and women’s basketball teams shared high-fives and smiles with a group of newfound young fans who aspire to one day grow up and be just like them. Read More »

Triton Day

Rediscover the Excitement of UC San Diego at Triton Day

For newly admitted students, Triton Day serves as a chance to learn what it means to be a Triton, and an opportunity to accept UC San Diego’s offer of admission. For current students, staff, and faculty, the April 6 event provides a rare opportunity to rediscover the excitement that is UC San Diego—even if you are on campus every day. Read More »

united way

Beyond the Campaign Poster: UC San Diego’s United Way/CHAD Campaign

Every February, posters for UC San Diego’s United Way/CHAD Campaign begin to appear in campus elevators, break-rooms, hallways and offices. Invitations to fundraising events and requests to make a pledge to the campaign follow. Read More »


Scripps Scientists Discover ‘Lubricant’ for Earth’s Tectonic Plates


New Program Teaches Empowering ‘Anti-Cancer’ Approaches for Doctors, Patients, and Loved Ones

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EXPO DAY at PETCO Park, March 23

Women’s Conference

UC San Diego’s Women’s Conference, March 26




UC Seeks Applications for 2013 Information Technology Award

Applications for the 2013 Larry L. Sautter Award honoring innovation in information technology are now being accepted through May 17, 2013. UC's Sautter Award recognizes innovative use of information technology in support of the university's mission. The award is open to faculty and staff from all UC campuses, the Office of the President and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read More »


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Call for Nominations - Faculty Research Lecturer Award

Open Letter to Academic Senate About SB 520


UC Provost Aimée Dorr Message re: Cancer Research Tax Checkoff



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Two Tritons Head to National Collegiate Fencing Championships


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Radical Sensations: World Movements, Violence, and Visual Culture

By Shelley S. Streeby
Departments of Literature and Ethnic Studies


Aquatic Academy Isn’t Kid Stuff
The New York Times, March 19

Can High Levels of Vitamin D Help to Prevent Breast Cancer?
The Globe & Mail, March 18

Fluorescence Could Indicate Health of Corals
NBC News, March 17

Anterior Hip Replacement Offers New Treatment Option
The New York Times, March 18

A Heart Healthy Lifestyle Also Lowers Cancer Risk, March 19

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