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Scripps’ armada of research vessels provides platform for addressing critical scientific challenges facing planet

Christina Frieder is a graduate student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego who studies the effects of acidic and low-oxygen seawater on marine life. But when she started at Scripps, she hadn’t considered the idea of actually helming a research vessel as chief scientist as part of her studies. Read More »

James Cameron supports Scripps

James Cameron Helps Support
Undersea Exploration at Scripps with Donation of ‘Lander’

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography ocean exploration arsenal will grow in a big way May 31 when “Titanic” and “Avatar” director James Cameron gifts a piece of history to the institution. The ocean frontier explorer and world-renowned filmmaker will deliver a presentation at UC San Diego on his record-setting DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition and exploration of the frontiers of the deep sea. Read More »

UCSD Commencement

UC San Diego to Confer 8,085 Diplomas at 2013 Commencement Ceremonies

Celebrated speakers of the University of California, San Diego’s commencement series, including comedian Lewis Black, San Diego City Council member Sherri Lightner, former White House doctor Connie Mariano and former president of the 10 campus University of California system Richard Atkinson, will give the keynote address to 8,085 graduating students this June. Read More »

An Ocean of Courage

An Ocean of Courage

“It was scary. It was emotionally draining. It took everything out of me more days than not,” said Jacob Robinson. Being in a wheelchair, Robinson had some fears about circumnavigating the Atlantic Ocean, but last summer he seized the opportunity to explore the world through the Semester at Sea Program. “In the end, it was a life-changing experience that I will never forget,” he said. Read More »


Zahn Prize Competition Gives Undergraduates Opportunity, Mentoring to Launch Startups


Stem Cell Injections Improve Spinal Injuries in Rats

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Triton 5k

Join Chancellor Khosla and King Triton at the Triton 5K, June 8

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Career Boost Camp, June 8




UC Proposes Plan to Grow Online Curriculum

University of California undergraduates would have dozens of rigorous new online courses to choose from over the next few years, under an initiative proposed by UC leaders that would give students greater flexibility in progressing through their studies. Gov. Jerry Brown has earmarked $10 million of his proposed UC budget to use technology to increase access to high-demand courses for UC students. Read More »


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CONSTRUCTION ALET: Health Sciences BioMedical Research Facility




Seven UC San Diego Men’s Volleyball Players Included in 2013 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Team


Women’s Varsity 8 Crew Team to Compete at 2013 NCAA Division II Rowing Championships


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Politics without Vision

Politics Without Vision

By Tracy B. Strong
Department of Political Science


If Vote Was Today, Immigration Reform Would Fail House
ABC News, May 27

Top UCSD Center Named Qualcomm Institute
U-T San Diego, May 24

Solar Umbrella a Winner in UCSD Competition
U-T San Diego, May 23

Ernest Silva Persists on His Own Path
U-T San Diego, May 25

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