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The University of California, San Diego is home to the first and only Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, honoring the vision of “2001: A Space Odyssey” author Arthur C. Clarke. Today, the campus is announcing a $1 million gift from San Diego-based satellite and digital communications innovator ViaSat Inc. that will continue Clarke’s greatest legacy: imagination. In recognition of this charitable donation, ViaSat has been named Founding Partner of the Clarke Center. Read More »

2013 Founders’ Celebration Slideshow

Campus Community Unites for
Founders’ Celebration

Founders’ Celebration 2013, held Nov. 14-16, featured numerous events in commemoration of UC San Diego’s 53rd anniversary. Town Square was transformed into a 1960s beach boardwalk festival complete with interactive games, free food and live entertainment. At night, students ziplined, danced and dared to embark on the gravity-defying amusement rides as part of Hullabaloo. View Slideshow »

Campus Reaches Out this Holiday Season

Campus Reaches Out this Holiday Season

On the second Thursday of each month, a group of UC San Diego volunteers meets in the evenings at the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank to help sort through donations and assemble food packages for San Diego community members in need. Vanessa Pool, project manager at the Qualcomm Institute, the UC San Diego division of Calit2, started the UC San Diego Night at the Food Bank in June 2008. Read More »

Seven New Trustees

UC San Diego Foundation Welcomes Seven New Trustees

Much more than financial advisors, UC San Diego Foundation trustees work as a team to connect the university with community partners and discover resources needed to launch innovative programs. Some of the campus’s most impactful initiatives were made possible through gifts to the Foundation. Read More »

New Ads

Campus Marketing Continues with New Ads

UC San Diego’s marketing campaign continues to attract national and worldwide attention. The latest advertisements focus on the diversity of scholars in the Arts & Humanities and the Social Sciences, and highlight the investment in the campus by philanthropist T. Denny Sanford. Read More »


Scripps Oceanography Researchers Engineer Breakthrough for Biofuel Production


UC San Diego Participates in National #GivingTuesday for Second Year

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Becoming Galactic

Becoming Galactic: Citizens of the Galaxy, Dec. 3

Side Show

Side Show, Nov. 5-Dec. 15




Campus to Honor World AIDS Day Dec. 2

UC San Diego will honor World AIDS Day Monday, Dec. 2 to focus attention on and raise awareness about the impact that HIV/AIDS has had in the San Diego community, the nation and the world. World AIDS Day is celebrated each year on Dec. 1. The campus will sponsor a number of opportunities throughout the day, including the display of three sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in the Price Center Ballroom East from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and an HIV/AIDS Resource and Information Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Library Walk. Read More »


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Healthcare Changes - Additional Information from UCFW and Survey Reminder

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Nominations Deadline Extended


Revised Policy and Procedure Manual Sections 230-20, Appointment of Academic Personnel, and 230-28, Academic Advancements and Reappointments



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Men’s Soccer Team Triumphs in Overtime, Advances to Third Round of NCAA Championship


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Mill's Progressive Principles

Mill's Progressive Principles

By David Brink
Department of Philosophy


UCSD to Take Part in Major Alzheimer’s Trial
U-T San Diego, Nov. 15

Rady MBA Students Help Give Second
Lease of Life to Cellphones

Financial Times, Nov. 10

Tube Worm Lights Up the Undersea Night with Vitamin B
New Scientist, Nov. 18

UCSD Men Earn Soccer Win in Shootout
U-T San Diego, Nov. 16

UCSD Students Presenting Latest Ocean
Research at UN Climate Conference

KPBS, Nov. 13

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