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Active Genetics Goes Global


UC San Diego has received a $70 million commitment from the India-based philanthropic Tata Trusts to establish the Tata Institute for Active Genetics and Society, a collaborative partnership between the university and research operations in India. With the goal of finding solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, the institute will focus on using a new method of gene editing called active genetics to fight insect-borne diseases, make crops more resistant to drought and create better antibiotics. Read More »

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Private Support to UC San Diego Totals a Record-Breaking $213 Million

In fiscal year 2015-16, UC San Diego received nearly 46,000 gifts totaling $213 million to help ensure the university’s position as an academic and research powerhouse. This represents a 20 percent increase in private support over the preceding year. Read More »

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UC San Diego Named World’s 15th Best University by U.S. News and World Report

UC San Diego has been named the 15th best university in the world in U.S. News and World Report's Global Rankings, up four spots from last year. The campus was ranked as the fourth best public university in the U.S. Read More »

Groundbreaking of new buildings

Breaking Ground

As UC San Diego commemorated the groundbreaking of its new Biological and Physical Sciences Building this month, the campus also celebrated two gifts that will help shape the future of science. Read More »

Mexico Moving Forward panel

Transforming Mexico through Innovation

Innovation was the focus of this year’s Mexico Moving Forward, a signature event for UC San Diego’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies. The symposium was held in Mexico City at the University of California's Casa de California. Read More »


UC San Diego Library Joins One Book, One San Diego for 10th Anniversary Celebration


UC San Diego’s Institute of Arts and Humanities Hosts Inaugural Events

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Halloween Costume Contest

UC San Diego Bookstore Halloween Costume Contest, October 31

How to Make a Spaceship

How to Make a Spaceship: An Evening with Peter Diamandis, Julian Guthrie, and Brian Binnie, November 3




Nominations Sought for Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards

The annual Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Program recognizes UC San Diego community members who lead diversity efforts. Nominations are now being accepted to laud staff, faculty, students, departments and organizational units or groups who have made outstanding contributions during the past year in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, diversity and the UC San Diego Principles of Community. All nominations must be submitted by Nov. 18. Awardees will be recognized during a ceremony on March 1, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at the Price Center Ballrooms West. Read More »


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Founding Visual Arts Professor Emeritus David Antin Passes

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

Annual Campus Lighting Review Walks


Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Governing Overtime

CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Gilman Drive/Scholars Drive South Intersection Modification



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Women’s Soccer Defeats Cal State East Bay with 6-0 Win


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“The Value of Labor”

By Martha Lampland,
Department of Sociology


India’s Tata Gives UCSD $70M in Hot Area of Genetics
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 23

UCSD Ranks No. 15 in ‘Best Global University’ List
Fox 5 San Diego, Oct. 25

Researchers Unlock Mystery of How Zika Spreads in Human Cells
USA Today, Oct. 20

On Final Day to Register, UC San Diego Leads in Voter Sign-Ups
KPBS, Oct. 24

Graduate From UC San Diego Leads Technical Team for ‘Pokémon Go’
NBC San Diego, Oct. 20

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