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Graduate students in new quantitative biology doctoral program learn to modify microscopes and other instruments to probe frontiers of their emerging discipline

Imagine combining graduate school-level training in physics and mathematics with advanced research in engineering and biology. That’s the challenge of a new graduate program at UC San Diego that’s teaching Ph.D. students how to combine the power of physics and math-based reasoning with practical engineering skills and biology. Read More »

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UC San Diego Employee Who Served in Middle East Honored with Veteran of the Year Award

Frank Montoya’s 24 years of service in the U.S. Navy, including his 16 years in the Navy Reserves, will be recognized when he receives UC San Diego’s Veteran of the Year award at a campus ceremony taking place today. Read More »

Founders Day Festival

Founders Day Festival Fun Happens Nov. 18

On Friday, Nov. 18, all are invited to join in Founders Day Festival, featuring live music, interactive booths and delectable appetizers. It’s all part of Founders Celebration, an annual series of events held to celebrate our campus’s 1960 founding. Read More »

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Resources for Faculty Provide Help to Succeed and Advance

The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is leading the charge in policy development, community building, professional development and campus resources to create an environment where all UC San Diego faculty can succeed and advance. Read More »

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UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities Helps Students the “Write” Way

The Basic Writing Program offers eligible students a new platform from which to develop their writing prowess and to help them meet the University of California’s entry-level writing requirement. Read More »

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Safety First: Community Service Officers Expand Role on Campus

Community Service Officers, who have existed on campus for more than 35 years, are now participating in one of the police department’s newest safety services – Triton Rides, a free, nighttime shuttle service. Read More »


Insulin Resistance Reversed by Removal of Protein


Researchers Receive $2.4 Million from Gates Foundation for Infant Vaccination Identification

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University of California Statement on Prop. 64

Recreational marijuana is now legal in California, but it’s still prohibited at the University of California. UC prohibits the use, possession and sale of marijuana — in any form — on all university property, including university-owned and leased buildings, housing and parking lots. Marijuana is also not permitted at university events or while conducting university business. Read More »


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In Memoriam - Wayne Akeson, M.D.

New Postdoc (PX) Collective Bargaining Agreement

12th Annual International Education Week (IEW) Celebration


Appointment of Cathy Ledford as Assistant Vice Chancellor - Human Resources

Amazon@UCSanDiego Pickup Location Now Open

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The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty

By Benjamin Bratton,
Department of Visual Arts


Break This Battery in Half and It Heals Itself
Popular Mechanics, Nov. 2

San Diego Scientists Add Color to Black-And-White Electron Microscopes
KPBS, Nov. 3

UCSD Grad Students Travel to Morocco for Climate Talks
San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 3

Big Money for Edgy Gene Editing Research from an Interesting Source
Inside Philanthropy, Nov. 2

Scientists Are Bringing Back Vacuum Tubes for Computers of the Future
Popular Mechanics, Nov. 8

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