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Today, the campus will salute current and retired military service men and women with the dedication of the campus’s new Student Veterans Resource Center. The event, which will commemorate Veterans Day for the campus, is free and open to the public and will take place on the west side of the UC San Diego Student Center. Read More »

Founders' Celebration

Nov. 15 Founders’ Day Features Throwback to 60s Beach Scene

It’s fun. It’s free. It’s a festival. Three great reasons why our Triton community—faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends—should attend Founders’ Day on Friday, Nov. 15. This year, Town Square will be transformed into a 1960s beach boardwalk featuring a brief program, tasty treats, musical entertainment and interactive activities including more than 15 booths. Read More »

Race and Romance, Online

Race and Romance, Online

Study of internet dating suggests racial barriers can be overcome

Usually, research findings on the state of U.S. race relations are pretty bleak. But a study of online dating by UC San Diego sociologist Kevin Lewis suggests that racial barriers to romance are not as insurmountable as we might suppose. Read More »

Postdoctoral fellowship program

Fellowship Program Attracts Diverse Postdocs

Mesmerized by the movement of water as a child—from the ocean to waves and floods—Timu Gallien has transformed her childhood curiosities into full-time research as one of UC San Diego’s newest Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellows at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read More »

Katzin Prize

Katzin Prize Awarded to Four UC San Diego Graduate Students

Four UC San Diego graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees have been named the inaugural recipients of the Katzin Prize and will receive additional fellowship support of $10,000 per year for up to five years, above the support packages offered by their departments. Read More »

Pumpkin Drop Slideshow

Campus Celebrates Halloween with Pumpkin Drop and Costume Contest

From a Jedi to a human piñata and a jack-n-the-box, students, faculty and staff showcased their creative side in this year’s annual Halloween Costume contest. And hundreds gathered to witness the annual squash sacrifice—this year a 520-pound pumpkin dropped from the 9th story of Tamarack Hall in Muir College. View Slideshow »


U.S. Media Consumption to Rise to 15.5 Hours a Day – Per Person – by 2015


SDSC Hosts Computer Science Workshops for Middle-School Students

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Founder’s Celebration,
Nov. 14-16


San Diego Asian Film Festival, Nov. 7-16




Faculty Club to Host Special 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Faculty Club invites the campus community to join in a 25th anniversary celebration at 6 p.m. Nov. 15. A special Silver Supper Club dinner and dancing event will be hosted to commemorate the milestone. A signature gourmet menu is planned along with specialty drinks and a musical performance by Sue Palmer’s Swing Orchestra. Tickets are on sale now, and reservations are recommended. Read More »


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Student Veterans Resource Center Dedication Ceremony Featuring 14th Annual Veteran of the Year Recognition

Notice of Senate Special Election - Voting Open

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities


Healthcare Changes Survey

A Note from UC President Janet Napolitano

Founders' Celebration 2013



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12th Ranked Women’s Volleyball Takes Fourth Win in a Row


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Bleed Through: New and Selected Poems

By Michael Davidson
Department of Literature


Sanford Donates $100 million to UCSD
U-T San Diego, Nov. 3

Cheerleader Effect: Why People Are More Beautiful in Groups
The Atlantic, Nov. 4

Online Daters Often Willing to Cross Racial Lines
USA Today, Nov. 5

UC San Diego Professors Test Waters of Massive, Open Online Learning
KPBS, Oct. 31

Fostering the Region’s Innovation Economy
U-T San Diego, Oct. 30

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