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As part of the Making Connections plan to introduce UC San Diego’s eighth Chancellor, Pradeep K. Khosla has spent his first 100 days connecting with students, faculty, staff, alumni and leaders, across the campus and in the community. From tours of facilities to meetings with key leaders, Khosla is learning the many ways that we lead, we heal, we explore and we discover. Read More »

 
strategic plan

Putting UC San Diego on the Map

 
Impact

Campus Initiates Strategic Planning Process

 
Contributions

Research Directors Highlight Their Contributions

 
 
Founders
 

Founders’ Celebration

Join Us Nov. 16 for Founders’ Day Fun
– It’s Free

UC San Diego’s Brightest to Share Groundbreaking Ideas at Founders’ Symposium

 
 
Dare to Dream

Local African American Students Encouraged to ‘Dare to Dream’ About Achieving A College Education

Gathered in the Price Center Ballroom on the UC San Diego campus, local African American middle and high school students were asked to imagine the university as part of their future. Today, they would be one step closer to realizing the dream of a better education. Read More »

 
Veterans

UC San Diego Veteran of Year Lives By Principles Learned As Marine in Vietnam

When Carlos Molina was a freshman in college, he decided to postpone his education to volunteer in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served two tours in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. Read More »

 
 
roundworms
 

Innovative Approach to Treating Intestinal Roundworms Holds Hope for Millions of Infected Children

For billions of people, mostly in poor, undeveloped regions, intestinal roundworms are a debilitating fact of life. These parasites, which include hookworms and whipworms, infect four million children, causing stunted growth, poor mental development and malnutrition. They also have a major impact on the health of pregnant women and other adults. Read More »

 
 

election results impacting the uc san diego campus

 
 

Proposition 30: Temporary Taxes to Fund Education Passed 54% to 46%

Letter from University Leaders on Prop 30 (PDF)

 
 

San Diego Mayor
Bob Filner – Democrat (✓)
Carl DeMaio – Republican

39th Senate District
Marty Block – Democrat (✓)
George Plescia – Republican

77th Assembly District
Brian Maienschein – Republican (✓)
Ruben Hernandez – Democrat

 

78th Assembly District
Toni Atkins – Democrat (✓)
Ralph Denney – Republican

1st City Council District
Sherri Lightner – Democrat (✓)
Ray Ellis – Republican

3rd District County Board of Supervisors
Dave Roberts – Republican (✓)
Steve Danon – Republican

 
 

Full election results: STATE / LOCAL

Note: The election results have not been certified, as many absentee & provisional ballots in San Diego County need to be counted.

 
 

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International Education Week, November 13 to 16

 

Founders’ Celebration, November 16

   
 

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Host Needed for Thanksgiving Exchange Program

The International Center is looking for faculty and staff members to host international students for the second annual Thanksgiving Exchange Program. Families have until Nov. 14 to sign up. “It could be as simple as inviting them over for the meal itself... or it could be for the preparation of the meal, too,” said Dulce Dorado, director of the International Center. To host a student, email iprograms@ucsd.edu and list your name, how many students you are willing to host and if you are willing to pick up the students from campus. If you can’t transport students, note the nearest bus stop to your home. Read More »

 

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Compliance With Cash Policy

UC San Diego Veterans Association Annual Recognition Celebration

 

UC San Diego Celebration of International Education Week 2012

Campus Lighting Concerns

 
 

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UC San Diego Women's Soccer Team Headed to NCAA Division II Championship

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press clips

 
 

Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas that Animate Great Magic Tricks

Coauthored by Ron Graham,
Computer Science and Engineering

 

Brown's School Tax Measure Wins
U-T San Diego, November 7

A Year in the Life of a Nobel Prize Winner
U-T San Diego, November 4

Why Conservatives Turned Against Science
Chronicle of Higher Education, November 5

Changes in Sea Saltiness Show We’re Affecting the Climate
Climate Central, November 6

UCSD Theatre and Dance Department Opens 40th Season This Week in La Jolla
La Jolla Light, November 6

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