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November 1, 2018
 
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Charting the Pacific Century
School of Global Policy and Strategy reach continues to grow with impactful 30th anniversary events and activities
Is investing in nuclear energy key to mitigating climate change? Is voter fraud as common as alien abductions? And, who will be the winners and losers from the U.S. trade wars? Scholars at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy are not afraid to ask and answer such complex and engaging questions with empirical data, bold research and thoughtful analysis, all in an effort to understand and improve global societies of the 21st century. Read More »
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Can Americans Trust Elections?
A new study looks at how foreign interference in American elections contributes to a lack of electoral trust, lower voter turnout and less civic engagement—warning signs of a failing democracy. Read More »
 
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Will Changing How We Vote Change Who Votes?
As California counties begin to implement the Voter’s Choice Act, researchers are assessing the effects on turnout and representation. Read More »
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Super-Sized Homecoming Brings Thousands to Campus
 
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Astrophysicist Enlightens Campus, Community with Portable Planetarium
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Homecoming 2019:
Super-sized for Fun
It was UC San Diego’s sweetest Homecoming ever, with 30+ exciting events over three days, including a music festival, thrilling Triton athletics, memorable reunions and a ton of fun campus activities. View Slideshow »
 
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego Ranked 5th Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report »
Too Many Fishers in the Sea: The Economic Ceiling of Artisanal Fisheries »
UC San Diego Received $1.37 Billion in External Funding During Last Fiscal Year »
Biologists Discover Source for Boosting Tumor Cell Drug Sensitivity »
IN THE MEDIA
Fox  |  Oct. 30
UC San Diego ranked among top 5 public universities in U.S. »
CNN  |  Oct. 30
It's not a blue wave. It's a realignment of American politics »
Washington Post  |  Oct. 27
An online archive with amazing images of a tiny but essential element of life »
Fox  |  Oct. 29
UCSD gets DOD grant to study binge eating among veterans »
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SPOTLIGHT
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Vote on Campus Nov. 6
Put democracy into action by racing to the polls this Tuesday, Nov. 6. There will be a total of nine polling places open across campus all day Tuesday, plus a mail-in ballot drop-off location. Find on‑campus polling places »
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Nov. 6
19th Annual UC San Diego Veteran of the Year Ceremony »
 
 
Nov. 6
Conference for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) »
 
 
Nov. 7
Carrie Mae Weems Guest Lecture »
 
 
Nov. 8
National First-Generation Celebration Day »
 
 
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11/2/18 All Day
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CCAA Men's & Women's Soccer Championships
 
 
11/4/18 at 9 a.m.
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UC now offers a free tool to help improve your website’s content quality, work towards accessibility compliance, drive search engine traffic, meet data privacy requirements, and measure website performance. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
A Tragic Week in America »
Nominations and Applications for Leaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity (LEAD) Fellows »
Update: Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Period »
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