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Alum to be honored during Alumni Weekend; campus and community invited to free June 6 “Conversation with Nick Woodman”

In 2010, entrepreneur Nick Woodman realized his life was about to be radically transformed. That was the year Woodman’s rootsy family business—GoPro—exploded into worldwide success. “You wake up one morning,” he remembers, “and the company you started with your college friends is the fastest growing digital capture company in the world.” Woodman, a 1997 visual arts graduate of UC San Diego, is a thrill-seeking surf enthusiast who created a device that helps people capture and share their passions. Read More »


Chancellor's Blog
David Victor

Unlocking Global Warming Gridlock

David Victor, an internationally recognized leader in research on energy and climate change policy, has a message to policymakers around the globe: time is running out. “The problem of climate change is getting worse, quickly,” said Victor, a professor at the UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies. Read More »

CREATE Conference

Connecting for the ‘Common Core’ Good

This month—all around San Diego County and the state—elementary, middle and high school students are hunkering down in front of computers and tablets to field-test new assessments in mathematics and English language arts. These tests are part of the Common Core State Standards newly being implemented in California. Read More »

Grad Day 2014

UC San Diego Advocates’ Message to State Legislators: Higher Education Critical to California’s Success

Representatives from the three segments of public higher education—the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges—visited the State Capitol April 29 for Joint Higher Education Advocacy Day. Read More »

TEDxUCSD Contest

Five Students Win Free Tickets to TEDxUCSD

Five winners have been selected to receive complimentary pairs of tickets to TEDxUCSD and dinner with the speakers at a pre-conference mixer courtesy of Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. More than 1,800 entries were received for the giveaway contest, which was open to the campus community from April 24 through April 29. Read More »

Chancellor's Blog

Report: ‘Frictionless Border’ Would Benefit U.S., Mexico


UC San Diego Launches New Center on Healthy Aging and Senior Care

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Gary Shteyngart

Author and Humorist Gary Shteyngart to Visit UC San Diego, May 12

Sun God Festival 2014

Sun God Festival, May 16




Join the Campus Bicycle Commute Team for Bike to Work Corporate Challenge

In recognition of National Bike Month, UC San Diego cyclists are uniting together to go green and cut transportation costs by biking to work. Throughout May, UC San Diego individuals can record their bicycle commutes and compete against other regional organizations for the most alternative transits. Prizes will be awarded for the most cycle points garnered during the week of May 12 to 16. Riders can also join in a breakfast pit stop on Bike to Work Day on May 16 in lot P406. Read More »


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Notice of Senate Election-Voting Open

Sun God Festival 2014: Important Registration Information

UCSD Student Transportation Fee Referendum


Distinguished Teaching and Senate Service Awards

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Sun God Festival on RIMAC Field-May 16, 2014



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Immigrant Exclusion and Insecurity in Africa

Immigrant Exclusion and Insecurity in Africa

By Claire L. Adida
Department of Political Science


Genome Scientist Craig Venter in Deal to Make Humanized Pig Organs
Reuters, May 6

Man vs. Computer: Which Can Best Spot Pain Fakers?
ABC News, April 30

Only Minorities Need Apply
Opinion, New York Times, May 6

Learn the Secret Word That Will Get Your Preschooler to Help Clean Up
NBC Today, April 30

UCSD Surges into Wearable Tech Market
U-T San Diego, May 2

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