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Scripps Oceanography researchers think they have found a way to simultaneously slow global warming, drastically cut air pollution, improve public health and give women in the developing world an income by tapping them into carbon markets. On the eve of COP22 climate talks, Project Surya is ready to show that giving the world's poorest 3 billion people better cooking options is a game changer. Read More »

Robotics forum

Tackling Changes and Challenges With Robotics

More than 200 engineers and scientists took part in the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute’s third annual forum, which featured talks by world leaders on developing robotics for the benefit of society. Read More »

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Engineers Develop New Magnetic Ink to Print Self-Healing Devices

A team of engineers at UC San Diego has developed a magnetic ink that can be used to make self-healing batteries, electrochemical sensors and wearable, textile-based electrical circuits. The damage is repaired within about 50 milliseconds. Read More »

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First Year Experience Course Aids in Successful Transition of New Students

Launched in 2014, UC San Diego’s First Year Experience program is designed to prepare students for a successful integration into a large research university by teaching them study skills, career development and how to get involved in the UC San Diego community. Read More »

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Live Long and… Facebook?

Is social media good for you, or bad? Well, it’s complicated. A new study of 12 million Facebook users suggests that using Facebook is associated with living longer—when it serves to maintain and enhance your real-world social ties. Facebook users who accepted the most friendships lived the longest.

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Video: Surfing and Studying at UC San Diego

Just a few short minutes away from a renowned surf break, UC San Diego gives students the opportunity to catch an early set, go to class and finish off their day with a sunset swell. Watch Video »

2016 Halloween Costume Contest

UC San Diego Receives $2.5 Million Gift to Honor Late Scripps Oceanography Director


Antibody Breaks Leukemia’s Hold, Providing New Therapeutic Approach

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Election Night 2016

Election Night 2016: A Political Party, Nov. 8

Extensions of Photography

Extensions of Photography: A Visual Arts Faculty, Emeritus Faculty and Alumni Exhibition, Through Dec. 9




Free Flu Shots for Employees Now Available

In an effort to protect the health of UC San Diego faculty and staff, the Chancellor’s Office is partnering with UC San Diego Health to offer flu vaccines at no cost to employees. Two flu vaccine clinics will be held on campus Monday, Nov. 14 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Price Center East Ballroom, and Monday, Nov. 21 in Price Center West Ballroom A from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Employees can also receive the flu vaccine through the month of November at UC San Diego Health’s Urgent Care located at 8910 Villa La Jolla Drive Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A UC San Diego identification card is required. Learn More »


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National, State and Local Elections

IT Services Launches New Self-Service Customer Portal

Chancellor Review


New Interactive Campus Map Launches

Nominations for Leaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity (LEAD) Fellows

UC San Diego Institute for Public Health - Applications for 2017 Pilot Project Grants



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Men’s Soccer Earns First-Ever CCAA Championship


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Algorithms in Heart Failure

Co-authored by Alan S. Maisel,
School of Medicine


Aboard The Scientific Research Vessel Sally Ride
KPBS, Oct. 28

Accepting More Facebook Friend Requests is Linked to Lower Mortality, Study Says
LA Times, Oct. 31

UC San Diego Moves Up in Rankings
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 26

Donations to UC San Diego Are Up 20 Percent
KPBS, Oct. 27

Random Acts of Kindness Define Who We Really Are
Huffington Post, Nov. 1

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