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By the age of 4, Matthew Haemsch had undergone 16 rounds of chemotherapy and a surgery to remove a cancerous tumor on his adrenal gland. Yet, his small body remained riddled with a rare pediatric cancer. With no other treatment options left, Matthew’s doctors at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis recommended the family consider an investigational therapy under development at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Read More »



In celebration of the founding of the University of California, San Diego, the campus annually recognizes dedicated supporters and faculty members who have helped make UC San Diego the world-renowned university it is today. Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla will bestow the prestigious Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal upon a distinguished group of honorees during UC San Diego’s Founders Celebration, which will take place Nov. 12-14. Read More »



Founders Celebration Festivities Kick Off Nov. 12

UC San Diego is different. We don’t color within the lines. We don’t adhere to the norm. We embrace what makes us unique. Read More »


Campus Transitions to New Emergency Notification System

When a major incident happens at or near UC San Diego – such as a fire, power outage, bomb threat or gas leak – the Triton Alert emergency notification system is activated, sending out timely information to recipients via email and phone. Read More »


UC San Diego Artists Play Big Role in ‘Without Walls’ Festival

Faculty, students and alumni from the University of California, San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities will bust the barriers of traditional theater in a big way during La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls (WoW) Festival, October 9 – 11, at various sites around campus. Read More »


ArtPower Director Jordan Peimer Introduces Innovative Artists to Campus

In his first year with ArtPower, Jordan Peimer spent a lot of time in the audience, watching performances through the eyes of students and community members. He noted what piqued their interest and stimulated their curiosity. That feedback became the basis for ArtPower’s 2015-16 season, the first curated under the leadership of Peimer. Read More »

Maker faire 2015

U.S. News Global Rankings Name UC San Diego 19th Best University in World


Four UC San Diego Faculty Receive NIH New Innovator Awards

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Carrie Mae Weems, Color: Real and Imagined, Oct. 12


Triton Fest @ the WoW Fest,
Oct. 9


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Life Among the Drones

It seems almost quaint to think of the days when talk of drones was limited to clandestine armed forces operations. Today, drones seem to be everywhere—from the military to the marketplace, in public parks and on the White House lawn. Read More »

Triton Magazine



Cool Campus Challenge Kicks Off

Launching this week, the University of California’s Cool Campus Challenge aims to get everyone on board with the carbon neutrality effort. The systemwide competition, which runs through Dec. 10, encourages UC faculty, staff and students to help make UC carbon neutral by 2025. Participants will be challenged to take steps to reduce their carbon footprints using an online tool to track their activity and earn points for their campus. Sign up, spread the word and help UC San Diego get crowned the “Coolest UC Campus”! Read More »


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2015-16 UC Salary Program Update – Retroactive Adjustment

2014-15 Annual Service Awards Ceremony


Notice of the 2015 UC San Diego Annual Security Report and 2015 UC San Diego Annual Fire Safety Report

Dean of the Division of Physical Sciences


Tips to Stay Safe


Historic Resources Survey and Assessment



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Men’s Soccer Scores 1-0 Win Over Cal State LA


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The Maya and Their Central American Neighbors

By Geoffrey Braswell
Department of Anthropology


UC San Diego Ranked as a Top Global University
CBS 8, Oct. 6

UCSD Ranks First in U.S. in Environmental Science
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 5

UCSD Announces Record Fundraiser
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 2

College Hackathon Promotes Innovation
San Diego Union-Tribune, Oct. 3

UCSD Awarded $20.2M Grant to Create Hub for Federal DNA Study
KPBS, Oct. 5

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