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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.

UC San Diego’s Class of 2016 to Graduate June 11 and 12

May 26, 2016

More than 8,000 students of the University of California San Diego will graduate during the campus’s commencement weekend June 11 and 12, beginning with the All Campus Commencement featuring keynote speaker Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of the global microfinance movement. The event, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, will mark the first time in 16 years that UC San Diego will convene all of its graduating undergraduate and graduate students for a campus-wide commencement ceremony.

USMEX Releases Preliminary Findings of Binational Education Study

May 19, 2016

The Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California San Diego released preliminary findings from its groundbreaking cross-border education study, which provides insight into the educational aspirations and professional trajectories of young people in San Diego and Tijuana.

UC San Diego, CETYS University to Strengthen Cali-Baja Collaboration

March 3, 2016

The University of California, San Diego and Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica y Superior (CETYS) of Baja California, Mexico have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen and increase collaboration, focusing on entrepreneurship, innovation and policy. The initiative was formalized March 3 by UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and CETYS University President Fernando Leon Garcia.

Two ‘Seasoned and Successful’ Entrepreneurs Join UC San Diego to Guide Student Innovators

February 29, 2016

UC San Diego’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program, which currently features three savvy business professionals who help advise students on start-up ideas, has gained two additional experts.

Cutting Aerosols Will Help Secure World’s Water Supply

February 22, 2016

As countries grapple with the practical realities of the Paris Climate Change, they must also recognize that pollution has many distinct effects. For there is more to climate change than higher temperatures, say UC San Diego scientists David G. Victor and Veerabhadran Ramanathan in the newly published essay “The Next Front on Climate Change: How to Avoid a Dimmer, Drier World.”
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