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When she first applied for computer science internships, Brina Lee, who had a bachelor’s degree in communications from UC San Diego and a background in marketing, felt like she’d hit a wall of rejection. Now fast forward just two years, and with a master’s degree in computer science from UC San Diego under her belt, she is the first female engineer to have been hired at Instagram, the popular image-sharing app. Read More »

Educational Opportunities Available to Students in Imperial Valley

Chancellor Expands Educational Opportunities Available to Students in Imperial Valley

Kathia Cortez, of Imperial Valley, and her twin brother, Martin, will both be attending UC San Diego this fall as the first in their family to attend a four-year university, a dream realized because of the Chancellor’s Associates Scholars program. Read More »

Boren and Fulbright Awards Support Graduate Student Research Abroad

Boren and Fulbright Awards Support Graduate Student Research Abroad

Thirteen UC San Diego students will take off for research projects around the world this fall with funding from the Boren Awards for International Study and Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The merit-based federal programs each support study and research abroad to foster global understanding and partnerships among U.S. citizens. Read More »

A Second Chance at Practicing Medicine

A Second Chance at Practicing Medicine

UC San Diego doctors helping foreign-trained doctors navigate entry into U.S. health care system

A group of doctors in the UC San Diego Department of Family and Preventive Medicine recently hosted a forum for approximately 50 local foreign-trained doctors, during which they explained and fielded questions about the U.S. primary health care system and its residency acceptance criteria. Read More »


Gene Mutation Found for Aggressive Form of Pancreatic Cancer


Relaxation Helps Pack DNA into a Virus

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All Campus Graduation Celebration

All Campus Graduation Celebration, June 13


Commencement, June 14-15




UC President Issues Letter to UC Community Regarding Tragedy in Santa Barbara

In a letter to the University of California community regarding Friday’s rampage near UC Santa Barbara, UC President Janet Napolitano expressed her sadness and called for support of the victims and their families. “This is a time for mourning and grieving, and for consoling and supporting each other,” she said. To honor the lost members of our UC family, a memorial was held at UCSB on May 27, and flags at all UC campuses will be lowered to half-staff through June 1. Read More »


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Associate Vice Chancellors, Faculty Diversity and Equity

May 2014 Academic Senate Election Results

A Message From President Janet Napolitano


June 3, 2014 Representative Assembly Meeting

Construction of Gilman Transit Center

Introducing Electronic Proposal Development (ePD)




Five Tritons Recognized With Regional Honors by American Baseball Coaches Association


Two Track & Field Players Earn All-American Distinction for the Second Time at Division II Championships


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The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

By Geoffrey Braswell
Department of Anthropology


The Role of Humans in Blended Learning
Education Week, May 26

Inside the Classroom: Susan Shirk
Huffington Post, May 26

Six Imperial Valley College Grads Rewarded With UCSD Scholarships
Imperial Valley Press, May 22

ArtPower! is on a Mission
U-T San Diego, May 24

CleverPet: A Game Console for Dogs
U-T San Diego, May 23

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