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Rare Film from UC San Diego’s First Official Visit to China to be Screened at Nov. 1 Event

October 20, 2016

Library event to feature renowned China scholar Paul Pickowicz, part of First China Trip.

UC San Diego Organizes Second Annual Global Empowerment Summit

October 12, 2016

The University of California San Diego is organizing the 2016 Global Empowerment Summit jointly with the nonprofit Alliance4Empowerment to share best practices, connect, brainstorm and come up with solutions for social impact and innovation.

UC San Diego is World’s 7th Best Public University, According to Times Higher Education

September 23, 2016

The University of California San Diego has been ranked the seventh best public university across the globe by Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In its 2016–17 report, the London-based publication ranked UC San Diego 22nd in the United States and 41st internationally.

Educational Needs of ‘Students We Share’ Go Unmet

September 13, 2016

University of California Mexico Initiative symposium examines educational experiences of students who attend school on both sides of the border, seeks solutions to improve learning opportunities

Big Pixel Initiative Develops Remote Sensing Analysis to Help Map Global Urbanization

September 8, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego’s Big Pixel Initiative are using unique tools to map urban areas around the globe, potentially revolutionizing large-scale analysis of urbanization, land use and city growth.

School of Global Policy and Strategy Launches New Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs

August 31, 2016

The School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California San Diego will now offer a Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs, solidifying it as one of the premier locations to gain expertise in China and United States-China relations.

UC San Diego Named World’s 14th Best University for Fourth Consecutive Year

August 16, 2016

The University of California San Diego has been named the 14th best university in the world for the fourth year in a row by the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Nationally, UC San Diego was named the country’s 12th best university.

UC San Diego to Open Office in Life Science Cluster in Tokyo

July 12, 2016

University of California San Diego bioengineers have created what they believe to be the first online search engine for functional genomics data. This new search engine, called GeNemo, is free for public use at:

UC San Diego Received Second Highest Number of U.S. Patents Issued in UC System

July 12, 2016

The University of California is first in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2015. The report, which was released today, is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). The ranking utilizes data acquired from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to highlight the important role patents play in university research and innovation.

This Service for Peace ‘Alternative Break’ Helped Build a School – and Lifetime Commitments

May 31, 2016

Alternative Breaks for students are local, domestic, and international trips that combine a focus on social justice with strong direct service, and are meant to have a lasting positive impression on the communities served and the students who serve them.
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