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UC San Diego Invited to Division I Big West Conference

UC San Diego celebrated a landmark announcement on Monday—the campus’ move to NCAA Division I Athletics. Community leaders including Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jerry Sanders joined Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla in announcing that the Division I Big West Conference has invited UC San Diego to join its ranks. Read More »

Franklin Antonio

Alumnus Gives $30 Million to UC San Diego

UC San Diego alumnus and Qualcomm co-founder Franklin Antonio is donating $30 million to the university in support of programmatic expansion of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The gift is the second largest made by an alum to the campus. Read More »

Irwin Jacobs

Irwin Jacobs, Founding Muir College Faculty Member and Qualcomm Co-founder, Shares Stories of Inspiration

The unique beginnings of UC San Diego were the focus of a talk Irwin Jacobs delivered Nov. 15 on campus to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of John Muir College, which is being celebrated throughout the academic year. Read More »

International Climate Talks

UC San Diego Helps Fill U.S. Void at International Climate Talks

UC San Diego sent 23 students, faculty members, and staff to the international climate negotiation known as COP23. The talks were formally hosted by the government of Fiji but held this year at United Nations facilities in Bonn, Germany. Read More »

Monal Parmar

Self-Described School False Starter Aims to Pay It Forward in EdTech

Monal Parmar has a vision for decreasing STEM attrition using artificial intelligence. He created a device to make his vision a reality, and his efforts were rewarded when he was invited recently to compete in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards competition. Read More »

Stuart Brody

Center Explores Ways to Treat Human Disorders Using Biological Clock Genes

More than a decade ago, Stuart Brody dreamed about starting a new kind of research center at UC San Diego. It would bring biologists like himself working to understand the circadian rhythms of various kinds of organisms—from bacteria and plants to fruit flies and roundworms—together with researchers at the medical school investigating human sleep disorders. Read More »

AAAS Fellows

Six UC San Diego Professors Named 2017 AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the United States and publisher of the journal Science, has awarded the distinction of fellow to six UC San Diego professors. The awardees will be honored Feb. 17, 2018 during the annual AAAS meeting in Austin, Texas. Read More »

2017 Founders Celebration

UC San Diego to Honor World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with Memorial Quilt Display


UC San Diego Named Nation’s 10th Best Public College for LGBTQ Students

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UC San Diego Staff Association's Annual Holiday Breakfast

All UC San Diego staff members are invited to celebrate the holiday season with colleagues and friends at the UC San Diego Staff Association's 43rd Annual Holiday Breakfast, to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 19 in the Price Center West Ballrooms. There will be four seatings. This year’s breakfast is free and will be provided to the first 1,200 UC San Diego staff members who order their ticket online between Dec. 5 at noon and Dec. 12 at noon. Read More »


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Retirement of Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs, Juan C. González

Launching of Free Speech Website

World AIDS Day 2017 on December 1


11/29/2017 Reminder - Call for Applications and Nominations - Sixth College Provost

Fall 2017 Academic Senate Special Election Results

Passing of Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Ronald K. Getoor



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Men’s Basketball Defeats Alaska Fairbanks with 80-56 Win


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Confronting Political Intimidation and Public Bullying

By Roddey Reid,
Department of Literature


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KNSD-TV, Nov. 27

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Scientific American, Nov. 24

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CBS News, Nov. 28

Designer DNA drugs approach a potential watershed moment
San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 29

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San Diego Union-Tribune, Nov. 27

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