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New All Campus Commencement June 11


Class of 2016 to participate in original tradition of campuswide ceremony

For the first time in 16 years, UC San Diego will convene all of its graduating students for a campuswide commencement ceremony. The All Campus Commencement will include the conferring of degrees for approximately 8,000 undergraduates from all six colleges and graduate students from the Graduate Division, Rady School of Management and School of Global Policy and Strategy. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, at RIMAC Field. Read More »

New Tools for Student Veterans to Succeed

UC San Diego Provides New Tools for Student Veterans to Succeed

UC San Diego is home to approximately 300 student veterans, a population estimated to be higher than any other UC campus. Providing support to student veterans is a proud UC San Diego tradition, and this year the campus is launching new initiatives to provide more tools for veterans to succeed academically. Read More »

Veteran of the Year

A Mission to Serve: Veteran of the Year Recognized for Dedication to Giving Back

This year’s UC San Diego Veteran of the Year recipient, Jan Noz, served her country as a member of the United States Air Force; now, she serves the university as a senior disability specialist in the Office for Students with Disabilities. In this role, Noz helps students—including veterans—understand and overcome difficult circumstances, so that they can attain their career and educational goals. Read More »

Founders Celebration 2015
Teaching + Learning Commons

Students Teach Students Under Pilot Program to Improve Student Success Rates

UC San Diego student Kate Schneiderman faces the white board and hesitates as she works on a calculus formula. With leader Jivani Gengatharran offering an encouraging “be confident in your answer,” Kate smiles as she writes the correct solution. This isn’t a UC San Diego classroom or even a traditional tutoring session; it is a Supplemental Instruction pilot program where students teach students, launched this fall under the Teaching + Learning Commons. Read More »

Joseph Edelman Pledges $400,000 to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenges

UC San Diego Alumnus Joseph Edelman Pledges $400,000 to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenges

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in every four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 has a diagnosable mental illness. At UC San Diego, a $400,000 pledge from alumnus and hedge fund founder Joseph E. Edelman will directly benefit students in need of ongoing psychiatric services, while also improving opportunities for specialized fellowship training and clinical research in college mental health. Read More »


UC San Diego History Students Seize Rare Opportunity to View Chinese Records

Presented with an opportunity to conduct research on a massive collection of rare Chinese archives, a dozen UC San Diego graduate students embraced the challenge, mixing history and technology to tackle a project called, “Everyday Life in Revolutionary China.” The students’ unprecedented research led to a new five-year collaboration between UC San Diego and East China Normal University in Shanghai. Read More »


Citizen Science Will Help Assess Effects of El Niño


Judith and Neil Morgan Fellowship to Support Next Generation of Humanities Scholars

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Founders Day 2015

Founders Day, Nov. 13

Hullabaloo 2015

Hullabaloo, Nov. 13




International Education Week Celebration Takes Place Nov. 16-22

The campus community is invited to join in UC San Diego’s 11th Annual International Education Week. The event is an opportunity to celebrate world cultures, peoples and languages while affirming the critical role that international education and exchange play in fostering mutual understanding and world peace. The festivities will begin Nov. 16 with a flag parade and grand opening ceremony. Additional events include TEDxUCSD Global Talks, Triton World Cup Soccer Tournament, Career Fair, a special International Friday Café with a fashion show, and more. Read More »


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Women’s Soccer Wins Record Ninth CCAA Tournament Title, Earn Automatic Entry into NCAA Championship


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State Capitalism, Institutional Adaptation, and the Chinese Miracle

State Capitalism, Institutional Adaptation, and the Chinese Miracle

Edited by Barry Naughton,
School of Global Policy and Strategy


There’s at Least One Deadly Sin We Do Less As We Age
Washington Post, Nov. 5

Powerful ‘Gene Drive’ Can Quickly Change an Entire Species
NPR, Nov. 5

San Diego Researchers Recruit Public to Document El Niño
KPBS, Nov. 9

UCSD Honors Faculty Vet of the Year
San Diego Union Tribune, Nov. 5

UCSD Needs 700 Volunteers for Cancer Study
San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 5

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