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Birch Aquarium Gift


Robert and Allison Price Give $6 Million to Birch Aquarium

Because of their passion for changing the way education is delivered to students living in underserved areas, Robert and Allison Price, through Price Philanthropies, have donated $6 million to UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The gift will establish the Price Philanthropies Ocean Science Education Fund, an education outreach program in ocean and earth science.
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Black History Month Scholarship Brunch

Giancarlo Esposito of ‘Breaking Bad’ Inspires Crowd at Black History Month Scholarship Brunch

Actor Giancarlo Esposito may best be known as “Gustavo Fring” from his portrayal of a cold, calculating drug kingpin on the TV series “Breaking Bad.” The man who spoke to a crowd of hundreds at the annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch Saturday, however, couldn’t be more different. Read More »

Your Help is Needed during Triton Days

Your Help is Needed during Triton Days to Inspire Admitted Students and Families

From learning to grow food sustainably at Roger’s Garden to overnight programs for underrepresented students, the campus is putting out the welcome mat on April 4 for Triton Day, and May 9 for Transfer Triton Day. Read More »

20th Annual Diversity Awards

20th Annual Diversity Awards Honor Commitment to Outreach, Inclusion and Community Building

Twice a week during lunch, a group of UC San Diego undergraduate and graduate students lead English language workshops with Spanish-speaking maintenance and janitorial staff at the Raza Resource Centro. Read More »

Campus-KPBS Partnership

Campus-KPBS Partnership Gives Inside Look at UC San Diego Arts

Audience members reached into plastic buckets and grabbed handfuls of smooth stones. They would soon shake these stones as percussionists in a performance of a piece by UC San Diego composer Lei Liang, directed by fellow faculty member Steven Schick. Read More »


Pens Filled with High-Tech Inks for Do It Yourself Sensors


San Diego Supercomputer Center Partners with Research Data Alliance for Plenary

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, March 6

Refire! Don’t Retire

Refire! Don’t Retire with Co-Authors Ken Blanchard (‘One Minute Manager’) and Morton Shaevitz, March 12




Transportation Services Develops Strategies to Ease Parking Challenges in West Campus

Strategies are being developed by Transportation Services to help ease parking challenges in the West Campus area during ongoing construction and growth. Short- and long-term solutions are being evaluated, including clearing or converting existing space for parking lots; re-striping to add more spaces; assessment of “reserved” and “allocated” parking policies; review of overall parking rates, including possible proximity parking; communicating availability during peak periods; and more. Campus parking needs will continue to be addressed over the next few years as critical transportation projects begin. Learn more. Read More »


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Faculty Participation in the Early Calling Campaign for 2015 Admitted Students

Student Health Services - Extended Hours

2015 YWCA TWIN Award Nominations for Women Staff


Retirement Planning

Undergraduate Research Conference Nominations

UC Retirement Plan Contributions



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Baseball Defeats Cal State East Bay, Takes Third Straight Series Win


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Quirky Quantum Concepts

Quirky Quantum Concepts

By Eric Michelsen
Department of Physics


Where Black Voters Stand 50 Years After the Voting Rights Act Was Passed
The Washington Post, March 3

Paper Argues For Fed to Hold Off On Rate Hikes Until Last Minute
Wall Street Journal, Feb. 27

Scientist Out to Solve Alzheimer’s Mystery
U-T San Diego, March 1

UCSD Creates Ink Sensor for Glucose
U-T San Diego, March 3

Coral Collapse Millennia Ago May Preview Global Warming Impact
Scientific American, Feb. 26

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