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Over the next few years, a series of regional transportation projects will occur at and around UC San Diego, transforming how students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors will access campus. The projects will accomplish everything from bringing the trolley into the heart of campus to constructing a new transit center and expanding the Genesee Avenue Bridge and Interstate 5 interchange. Read More »


Triton Fest Brings Laughs, Scares and Fun Dares

UC San Diego’s newest tradition—Triton Fest—had students dancing to a silent disco, running from zombies, racing go-karts and tackling inflatable obstacles in superhero costumes. More than 7,300 students attended the fall kickoff experience, which was held during the first three weekends in October. Read More »

Kieffer's visit to campus

UC Regent Kieffer Marks UC San Diego’s Success with Students, Faculty and Staff

UC Regent George Kieffer visited UC San Diego last week to see first-hand the wide-ranging research of our faculty and to meet with UC San Diego community leaders to discuss a broad range of topics impacting the University of California and UC San Diego. Read More »

Founders Celebration Promo

Personalized Medicine, Climate Change Focus of TED-Style Founders Symposium

Curiosity, passion and transformation—the themes for this year’s annual Founders Celebration Nov. 13-15—have all come together to make UC San Diego one of the top 15 research universities in the world. But what innovative research is driving these accolades? As UC San Diego defines the future of a public research university, what’s next for the campus? Read More »

Career Services Job Fair

From Silicon Valley to Accounting’s ‘Big Four,’ Employers Recruit UC San Diego Talent at Job Fairs

UC San Diego is among the top 20 schools in the country for the number of graduates who work at Google, according to a report from Business Insider released last month. Looking for talented students to fill the ranks of engineers, designers and other positions, recruiters from 150 companies—including Google—participated in the fall quarter Triton Science and Technology Job Fair held on campus Oct. 22. Read More »

Family Weekend 2014

Tritons Give Back During Seventh Annual Family Weekend

Genevieve Fleming Hollinger has been volunteering ever since she was 12 years old, when she began giving back to her community by making care packages for the homeless. The Hollingers were among the many families who participated in a community service project at Baker Elementary in National City Oct. 26 as part of Family Weekend. Read More »

2014-15 Helen Edison Lecture Series

New York Times Columnist Frank Bruni Warns Audience to Avoid ‘Customized Cocoons’ of Technology

What fuels Frank Bruni’s unflinching curiosity—and often, his New York Times opinion column—frequently comes down to his penchant for seeking out the strange over the familiar. In a 45-minute presentation Oct. 29 at UC San Diego’s Mandeville Auditorium, Bruni delivered a well-crafted case for why he’s become wary of the all-too-convenient tools of personal technology. Read More »

Campus Halloween Celebration 2014

Coenzyme Q10 Helps Veterans Battle Gulf War Illness Symptoms


New Solar Power Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light into Heat

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Founders Symposium 2014

Founders Symposium, Nov. 13

A Conversation with Our Chancellors

Through Their Eyes: A Conversation with Our Chancellors, Nov. 14




Nominations Sought for Excellence in Stewardship Award

Ties between UC San Diego and the community are built and sustained by individuals who take the time to create meaningful relationships. Nominations are sought for faculty/campus leadership and staff members who are committed to fostering these relationships—with philanthropists, volunteers and the community at large. In appreciation of their positive impact, the UC San Diego Foundation’s Stewardship Committee will recognize two individuals who demonstrate exceptional stewarding of our donors and supporters. Nominations for the 3rd Annual Excellence in Stewardship Awards are due by Jan. 15, 2015. Learn More »


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Founders Celebration 2014

Compliance With Cash Policy

REMINDER -- Faculty Research Lectures


Passing of Anthropology Department Founder Melford E. Spiro

Construction of the East Campus Parking Structure Parking Lot P756



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Men’s Water Polo Player Josh Stiling Named San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month


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press clips

Working Skin Book

Working Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan

By Joseph Hankins
Department of Anthropology


New Research Predicts California Droughts Will Worsen
Sacramento Bee, Nov. 2

Micro-Rockets 'Can Destroy Chemical Weapons'
BBC, Oct. 31

Dietary Supplement Helps Veterans With Gulf War Illness
KPBS, Nov. 3

We Can Measure How Traffic Vibrates the Earth
Smithsonian, Oct. 31

Practice Paramount for UCSD Ebola Unit
U-T San Diego, Oct. 31

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