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UC San Diego Raises $177.5 Million to Break Campus Fundraising Record


UC San Diego raised 20 percent more in private support during fiscal year 2014-15 compared to the previous year, with over 43,000 gifts and grants totaling $177.5 million.
24-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Bring Together Robot and Baby Studies to Understand Why Infants Smile


Why do babies smile when they interact with their parents? Could their smiles have a purpose? In the Sept. 23 issue of PLOS ONE, a team of computer scientists, roboticists and developmental psychologists confirm what most parents already suspect:...
23-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego is No. 1 in Nation for Sixth Year, According to Washington Monthly


For the sixth consecutive year, the University of California, San Diego has been ranked the number one university in the nation by Washington Monthly for its contributions to the public good. The magazine released its 2015 College Guide today, an...
24-Aug-2015 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rady School of Management at UC San Diego Launches Master of Science in Business Analytics

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has launched a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree program. This intensive new program will offer hands-on training to prepare students to use data and analytics to identify business...
20-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps/UC San Diego Alumna Nominated to Lead NAS


Marcia McNutt, a prominent geophysicist, national leader in science, and alumna of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has been nominated to become the next president of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
8-Jul-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exit Dinosaurs, Enter Fishes


A pair of paleobiologists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego have determined that the world’s most numerous and diverse vertebrates ¬– ray-finned fishes – began their ecological dominance of the oceans 66 million years...
29-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC San Diego Offers Online Courses for Students Specializing in Interaction Design


Learners around the world, regardless of background, will have the opportunity online to learn how to design great user experiences and what it takes to design technologies that “bring people joy rather than frustration.” The courses were...
29-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seven-Year Study Indicates Steady and Upward Trends for Blue and Fin Whales in Southern California


A new study led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego indicates a steady population trend for blue whales and an upward population trend for fin whales in Southern California.
25-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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