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UC San Diego bolsters reputation as top neuroscience research center with more than $10 million in new federal grants

President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative, a federal research effort designed to help researchers answer fundamental questions about how the brain works, has in recent months awarded scientists at UC San Diego with more than $10 million in grants, cementing the campus’s reputation as one of the world’s top centers for neuroscience research. Read More »

 
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$300,000 Department of Justice Grant Bolsters Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts

The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Resource Center (SARC) a $300,000 grant to help improve education and enhance services on sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. SARC was established as a campus resource more than 25 years ago. Read More »

 
50th anniversary of Camp Matthews

UC San Diego and Marine Corps Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Camp Matthews Land Transfer

More than one million marines underwent training at Camp Matthews, part of a large military base that existed from 1917 to 1964 on the site where the UC San Diego now resides. More than a dozen marksmanship training facilities, including rifle, pistol and skeet ranges, served new recruits until the base was decommissioned and transferred to the university in 1964. Read More »

 
 
Trailblazing Class of 68 UCSD

Trailblazing Class of ’68 Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Before there were students, there were soldiers. More than one million marines underwent training at Camp Matthews, part of a large military base that existed from 1917 to 1964 on the site where UC San Diego now resides. More than a dozen marksmanship training facilities, including rifle, pistol and skeet ranges, served new recruits until the base was decommissioned and transferred to the university in 1964—the same year the campus’s first undergraduate students arrived. Read More »

 
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UC San Diego’s Black Resource Center Offers New Student Transition Activities

New UC San Diego students participated in inaugural first-year transition activities offered Sept. 27 through the Black Resource Center’s Success Institute. The one-day program, offered at no expense, is designed to foster a strong sense of community for students, connecting first-year and transfer students with key support services that encourage engagement, retention and graduation. Read More »

 
 
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Former UC San Diego Professor Wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

William E. Moerner, one of three scientists who this week were named winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, first applied his Nobel Prize-winning discovery to biological problems while working in the basement of Urey Hall as a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC San Diego from 1995 to 1998. Read More »

 
Conference on Ethics

Conference on Ethics, Transparency and Civility at UC San Diego to be Held Oct. 16

Has ethical behavior among public officials declined in recent years? Is there enough transparency in politics? Has civility disappeared in American politics and public life? Have these perceptions led to a society of youth that is politically disengaged? Read More »

 
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New Map Exposes Previously Unseen Details of Seafloor

 

'Ditch the 2° C Warming Goal'

 
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Beyond the Brew: A Journey from Home Brew to Market Success, Oct. 10

 
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Contextual Robotics Technologies Forum, Oct. 10

   
 

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UC San Diego Names Pierre Ouillet Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer

Pierre Ouillet has been appointed UC San Diego’s first Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, serving as the senior executive officer for all of the campus’s financial resources. A member of the Chancellor’s executive cabinet, Ouillet will join UC San Diego in November 2014. His selection follows an international search. Read More »

 
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Join UC President Napolitano for an Online Chat with UC Faculty Oct. 14

UC faculty members are invited to join President Janet Napolitano and their faculty colleagues from across the UC system at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 for a one-hour online conversation on topics of interest. Expected discussion topics during the Google Hangout include preserving UC’s quality and standing as the world’s top public research university, investing in UC innovation through the new UC Ventures fund, online education, maintaining access and affordability, and faculty compensation and benefits. Read More »

 

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TIMELY WARNING – Robbery Near Campus

 
 

2014-2015 Staff Education and Development Brochure and Website

 

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as china goes so goes the world

As China Goes, So Goes the World: How Chinese Consumers Are Transforming Everything

By Karl Gerth
Department of History

 

Former UCSD Chemist Wins Nobel Prize
U-T San Diego, Oct. 5

Best View Ever of Hidden Seafloor Revealed in New Images
Scientific American, Oct. 3

Orchids, Onions: OMG
U-T San Diego, Oct. 2

Robot Gurus to Meet at UCSD
U-T San Diego, Oct. 5

UCSD, Marines Celebrate Shared History
U-T San Diego, Oct. 6

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