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Bequest to continue support for the Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research, which aims to find solutions to nation's most pressing problems

In a career spanning 50 years, renowned social researcher and public opinion analyst Daniel Yankelovich cared what people thought. Now, his focus is on improving how people live. To further that interest, he has established, through a bequest, a multimillion dollar endowed fund to support the UC San Diego Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research. Read More »

Black Academic Excellence Initiative

UC San Diego Launches Black Academic Excellence Initiative

The benefits of a diverse teaching and learning environment are well documented. Diversity of thought and ideas enrich and improve the campus experience for all students, faculty and staff. It is with this philosophy that UC San Diego has launched the Black Academic Excellence Initiative. Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla first introduced the initiative on Feb. 27 at the university’s Black History Month Scholarship Brunch. Read More »

Summer Session 2016

UC San Diego Summer Session Initiatives Cultivate a Culture of Year-Round Education

With beautiful beaches located just steps away, UC San Diego may seem like an ideal place for students to spend summers. At the same time, for many students, summer is synonymous with closing the books and getting away. Now, UC San Diego’s new Summer Session initiatives allow students to experience the best of both worlds. Read More »

John Holdren

White House Advisor Promotes Science, Technology During Campus Visit

John Holdren, President Barack Obama’s senior science and technology advisor, spent the day at UC San Diego Monday meeting with faculty members and giving a public talk about efforts to promote science and engineering at the national level. Read More »

Kyoto University Symposium

Research Stars Will Illumine Medicine, Science and Energy at UC San Diego-Kyoto University Symposium

Two of the world’s preeminent research universities will co-host Nobel Prize laureates and other academic and research luminaries when UC San Diego and Kyoto University hold their March 14-15 Joint Symposium on the La Jolla campus. Read More »

Call for student all-campus commencement speakers

Countdown To Twin Astronauts' Return - UC San Diego Readies Next Steps in Landmark Study


UC San Diego Vice Chancellor Named Science Envoy by U.S. Department of State

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Kyoto Prize Symposium

Kyoto Prize Symposium, March 16

Triton 5K and Festival

Triton 5K and Festival, April 10




Annual UC San Diego Women’s Conference Happening March 18

All are invited to the 8th Annual UC San Diego Women’s Conference, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 18 in and around Price Center West Ballroom. The free event, organized by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women, will include a keynote talk by Assembly Speaker of the House Toni G. Atkins. Numerous breakout sessions will be held throughout the day covering topics such as empowering oneself; budgeting and finance; and health and wellness. In addition, a vendor fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with campus resources, local retailers and handmade crafts. Learn More »


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Campus Sustainability Award Nominations

Faculty Participation in the Early Calling Campaign–March 1-6, 2016

Call for Proposals-Global Seminars Summer 2017-Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs


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Philosophy of Social Science

Philosophy of Social Science

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UCSD Researchers Take Part in Groundbreaking NASA Study
NBC San Diego, Feb. 29

Why Trump Now?
New York Times, March 2

Eminent Climate Change Scientist Courts Religion
San Diego Union-Tribune, Feb. 24

Obama’s Science Advisor Defends Climate Forecasters
San Diego Union-Tribune, Feb. 29

This Sound Might Mean Dinnertime in the Deep Sea
Smithsonian Magazine, Feb. 25

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