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Rady School of Management Celebrates Ten Years of Innovation

Since its founding a decade ago, the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has distinguished itself as a pioneer in a new model of business education. The school’s concentration in innovation, entrepreneurship and collaboration has led to rapid success—borne out by outstanding achievements of its students, faculty and alumni. Read More »

A Match Worth Making

A Match Worth Making

Anonymous donor offers $25 million challenge gift to support new Jacobs Medical Center

A steel beam—painted white and graced by a living evergreen tree, an American flag and dozens of signatures and messages—swung across a blue sky and into place atop the superstructure of UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center Thursday. The special event was “topped out” with a surprise announcement from Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. Read More »

International Study Documents Importance of Language to Learning Math

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe: International Study Documents Importance of Language to Learning Math

Talk to your toddler. And use numbers when you talk. Doing so may give a child a better head start in math than teaching her to memorize 1-2-3 counting routines. That’s the takeaway of an international study published this week in the online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read More »

Founders’ Symposium

Founders’ Symposium to Spotlight Innovative Work of Six Faculty, Graduate Students

Founders’ Week will kick off Thursday, Nov. 14 with the 4th annual Founders’ Symposium which will offer brief, interactive presentations by six innovative faculty and graduate students who are taking creative approaches to solving some of society’s most pressing challenges. Read More »


Founder of UC San Diego’s Dance Program Establishes $100,000 Endowment

Professor emerita Margaret C. Marshall, founder of the dance program at the University of California, San Diego, has established with her husband, Mark G. Marshall, a $100,000 endowment fund to continue the legacy of dance in the Division of Arts and Humanities. Read More »

Postdoc Appreciation Week

Family Weekend Draws Record Number of Visitors to Campus

They visited the Birch Aquarium tide pools under the stars, learned about cutting edge undergraduate research and even participated in a “Thriller” style flash mob. More than 2,200 students, parents, family members and friends participated in some 20 events as part of UC San Diego’s sixth annual Family Weekend. Read More »  View Slideshow »


Coalition: 100 Companies, Including Two from UC San Diego, Prove Economic Boost of Research


Child Brides at Funerals: Young Maternal Age and Quick Pregnancies Linked to High Infant Mortality in South Asia

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Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Annual Halloween Costume Contest, Oct. 31

Art Power! Presents New Adventurers

Art Power! Presents New Adventurers, Nov. 7




International Education Week to be Held Nov. 12-15

Staff, faculty and students are invited to participate in International Education Week (IEW) which will take place on campus Nov. 12 - 15. The week of events is dedicated to enhancing international awareness across UC San Diego, as well as to reinforcing the importance of the exchange of students and scholars across borders. Events include a flag parade Nov. 12, a student festival and cultural showcase Nov. 13, and an international lunch and performances at the IEW closing ceremony Nov. 15. Read More »


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Nominations - Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Diversity and Engagement (Part-Time Administrative)

Proposed Revisions to Systemwide Academic Personnel Policies

Career Tracks


Passing of Professor Rosemary Marangoly George

Our University - Open Enrollment; President Writes to UC Community

The UCSD Office of the Registrar Final Registration Report - Fall Quarter 2013



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Men’s Soccer Clinches CCAA Championship, Takes Sixth Overall


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The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition

The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition

By Don Norman
Department of Cognitive Science


Big Gift Lifts Jacobs Medical Center
U-T San Diego, Oct. 24

Oceanographer Debunks Oarfish Earthquake Myth
BBC News, Oct. 23

Will Driverless Cars Roll into Reality?
U-T San Diego, Oct. 28

UCSD-TV Creators Had Big Dreams for Small Screen
U-T San Diego, Oct. 27

Study: You Look Hotter Standing With Your Friends
New York Magazine, Oct. 29

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