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Puzzle of the Maya Pendant

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A UC San Diego archaeological dig found a jade pectoral pendant once belonging to an ancient Maya king in what we think of as the provinces of that world. Why was it buried? And might its inscriptions change our understanding of Maya migrations and...
27-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Supply Chain Guru Jimmy Anklesaria Funds Rady School’s First Endowed Presidential Chair

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How do supply chain costs impact industry, including Fortune 500 companies? "The answer to that question changed my entire career,” said Jimmy Anklesaria, one of the world’s most sought-after speakers on cost management.
24-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

First Nuclear Explosion Helps Test Theory of Moon’s Formation

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego Professor James Day and colleagues examined radioactive glass found blanketing the ground after the first nuclear test bomb explosion is being used by scientists to test...
8-Feb-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Trump Administration Must Urgently Reassess US Policy Toward China

With the United States-China relationship in a precarious state, the Trump administration must urgently reassess U.S. policy toward China, a group of prominent China specialists conclude in a new report.
7-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SDSC’s ‘Comet’ Supercomputer Surpasses ‘10,000 Users’ Milestone

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Comet, the petascale supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), an Organized Research Unit of UC San Diego, has easily surpassed its target of serving at least 10,000 researchers across a diverse range of science disciplines, from...
2-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Speak at UC San Diego Commencement

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The University of California San Diego, one of the top 15 research universities in the world and recognized for its contributions to the public good, in partnership with The Friends of the Dalai Lama Foundation, founded by Ven. Lama Tenzin Dhonden...
2-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Seminar Exposes Patent Law Secrets

This event will expose the secrets of patent law that every patent practitioner needs to know. In partnership with the legal education offerings at UC San Diego Extension, the event will be hosted by Knobbe Martens, a leading U.S. law firm...
1-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mandarin Makes You More Musical?

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Mandarin makes you more musical – and at a much earlier age than previously thought. That’s the suggestion of a new study from the University of California San Diego. But hold on there, overachiever parents, don’t’ rush just yet to sign your...
18-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UC San Diego Surgeon Heading to 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

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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

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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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