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Annual UC San Diego Dinner in the Library to Feature NPR’s Ari Shapiro Sept. 9


.The University of California San Diego’s 13th annual Dinner in the Library—set in the iconic Geisel Library building—will take place Friday, Sept. 9, featuring Ari Shapiro, award-winning journalist and co-host of NPR’s popular radio news...
16-Aug-2016 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Local Philanthropist and UC San Diego Supporter Conrad Prebys Dies


University of California San Diego friend and supporter, Conrad Prebys died on Sunday, July 24, following a battle with cancer. The San Diego philanthropist and businessman was 82.
26-Jul-2016 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Create Means to Monitor Anthropogenic Global Warming in Real Time


A research team simulated in a computer model, for the first time, the realistic evolution of global mean surface temperature since 1900. In doing so, they also created a new method by which researchers can measure and monitor the pace of...
14-Jul-2016 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Global Rankings Name UC San Diego 17th Best University in World


The University of California San Diego has been ranked the 17th best university in the world, up four spots compared to last year, by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
11-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beach Replenishment Helps Protect Against Storm Erosion During El Niño


A comparison of recent and previous nourishments of San Diego beaches suggests that a larger sand grain size improved nourishment performance
24-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Endowed Faculty Chairs Established at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management


Two endowed faculty chairs funded in part by Ernest and Evelyn Rady through the Rady Family Foundation have been established at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management. Contributors throughout the U.S. invested a total of $3 million to fund the...
10-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How the Brain Makes – and Breaks – a Habit


Not all habits are bad. Some are even necessary. But inability to switch from acting habitually to acting in a deliberate way can underlie addiction and obsessive compulsive disorders. Working with a mouse model, an international team of researchers...
31-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands by Project RECOVER


An American aircraft missing since July 1944 was recently located off Palau by effort to combine advanced oceanographic technology with archival research to locate MIAs and military aircraft.
25-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Surgeon Heading to 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games


In two weeks, UC San Diego Health orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Sonya Ahmed will head to Lillehammer, Norway for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Ahmed is a former elite athlete herself—competing internationally in gymnastics and in collegiate pole...
29-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST

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...
31-Oct-2013 3:10 PM EDT

University Experts Available to Discuss Charles Darwin and Evolution

The University of California, San Diego is hosting a series of events this spring to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and to reflect on how his ideas continue to influence science. The University also has a list of...
30-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

One Year after California's Devastating 2007 Wildfires, Environmental and Health Effects of Smoke Better Understood


Description: Looking for an expert to talk on the upcoming anniversary of last October's wildfires? UC San Diego faculty are available to comment.
2-Oct-2008 3:00 PM EDT

Healthcare Systems Experts Discuss Campaign Issues

A nationally recognized healthcare policy expert at UC San Diego School of Medicine is available to discuss campaign issues related to healthcare plans/promises.
22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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