The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will honor 17 individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and social sciences. Among them is Larry R. Squire, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and research career scientist at VA Medical Center, San Diego.
What happens when you pair Napa Valley’s finest biodynamic winemakers with San Diego’s top master chefs, simmered with a dash of fine art? Heart di Vite, translated “heart of the vine,” is a unique fundraising event dedicated to the love of art, science and the environment. Heart di Vite, hosted by the University of California, San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences, is slated for Sunday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. and will offer the best in sustainable food, wine and art while raising much-needed environmental science scholarships.
UC San Diego was named a 2012 “best value” public college, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The national finance publication ranked UC San Diego 10th in the nation, up from 12th last year. The criteria used for the selection included cost and financial aid, average student debt, competitiveness, graduation rates and academic support.
After six years in a North Vietnamese “reeducation” camp, Thai Hoang Do’s father escaped to Thailand with five children and his wife in tow. It was in a refugee camp in Thailand that Thai Do—the youngest of six children—was born to the Do family. Seven years later, the family moved to the United States, settling in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood.
The 16th annual Lytle Scholarship Concert returns to the University of California, San Diego with “Jazz Gone Global,” a celebration of the history and spirit of jazz music featuring world renowned musician Cecil Lytle on piano and Gilbert Castellanos on trumpet, with friends.
UC San Diego Faculty, Students and Staff Join Forces in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan.15Campus News
More than 500 members of the University of California, San Diego community will honor Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy by participating in San Diego’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan.15.
UC San Diego Climbs to Nation’s 6th Best Public University in U.S. News & World Report RankingsCampus News
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