The University of California, San Diego has announced the recipients of the prestigious Chancellor’s Medals for 2012. Those chosen for the honor are Bob and Betty Beyster, Julia Brown, Peter and Peggy Preuss, and the late Arthur Brody, who passed away after he was selected to receive the award. The Chancellor’s Medal is one of the highest honors bestowed by UC San Diego to honor exceptional service in support of the university’s mission.
Phillip Van Saun, director of Continuity and Emergency Services at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Failure is an Option: A Primer and Guide for Managing Crises, at a talk from 3 to 4 p.m., June 20, 2012, in the Seuss Room in Geisel Library.
Transportation Services plays an important role in keeping UC San Diego moving, managing campus shuttles, the MTS Bus Zone program, parking and other alternative transportation options on campus and at the medical centers—all while helping position the university as one of the greenest in the nation.
The beach of La Jolla Shores will be home to a possible record-breaking line of surfboards on June 10, as hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and surfers gather together in solidarity in the fight to wipe out cancer. As part of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center’s 6th annual Survivor Beach, attendees will line surfboards along the shore, nose-to-tail, from Scripps Pier down La Jolla Shores, in a stunning visual display.
In 1505 Leonardo da Vinci began painting a mural – to commemorate the Battle of Anghiari – in the Palazzo Vecchio’s Great Hall, the seat of government in Renaissance Florence.
The San Diego Book Arts will hold their Fourth National Juried Exhibition of works of art in book form at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library from May 26 through July 8, 2012.
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