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Diversity Awards Honor Outstanding Outreach and Inclusion Initiatives

Posted by sandiegobiotech February 27th, 2014 .
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Designed as a cultural laboratory, La Clase Magica uses storytelling to bridge the lives of local underserved youth and UC San Diego undergraduate students. As “amigo/as,” undergraduate mentors share anecdotes of life in college and encourage their mentees to pursue higher education. In turn, by facilitating digital media projects that draw upon the traditions, language and history of the youth, undergraduates discover the broad diversity and cultural breadth that exists in local San Diego communities.

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Mexico Moving Forward Symposium to Look at NAFTA ‘20 Years and Beyond’

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NAFTA, its impact and its future goals will be the center of UC San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward symposium, to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 6. The symposium, hosted by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS), will feature University of California President Janet Napolitano, UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and IR/PS Dean Peter Cowhey, as well as experts from both sides of the border.

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Four New Hires Underscore Campus’s Commitment to Diversity

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The University of California, San Diego is deeply committed to making positive changes to improve our campus climate and increase the richness and diversity of our community and curriculum. The UC San Diego strategic plan emphasizes our commitment to ensure a welcoming and diverse campus. Through strategic recruiting—which helps the university realize its mission and vision for equality, diversity and inclusion—UC San Diego welcomes four new hires: Gerardo N. Arellano, director of the Raza Resource Centro; James Bond, coordinator of the Veterans Resource Center; John Jacinto Duca, director of development, campus initiatives/diversity; and Barney Wilson, director of strategic initiatives, admissions and enrollment services.

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Donated Dr. Seuss Works May Lead to New Books

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Fans of the whimsical collection of Dr. Seuss children’s books may one day be treated to new volumes in the wildly popular series. More than 1,500 new materials from the personal archive of author Theodor Seuss Geisel have been donated by Audrey Geisel to the UC San Diego Library, including a variety of unpublished projects, such as “Cat Ballooning,” “The Pet Shop,” “Bee Watches,” “How Welk Can You Spelk,” “The Clock Book,” and “Arabian Adventures.”

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Donated Dr. Seuss Works May Lead to New Books

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Fans of the whimsical collection of Dr. Seuss children’s books may one day be treated to new volumes in the wildly popular series. More than 1,500 new materials from the personal archive of author Theodor Seuss Geisel have been donated by Audrey Geisel to the UC San Diego Library, including a variety of unpublished projects, such as “Cat Ballooning,” “The Pet Shop,” “Bee Watches,” “How Welk Can You Spelk,” “The Clock Book,” and “Arabian Adventures.”

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Four New Hires Underscore Campus’s Commitment to Diversity

Posted by sandiegobiotech February 27th, 2014 .
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The University of California, San Diego is deeply committed to making positive changes to improve our campus climate and increase the richness and diversity of our community and curriculum. The UC San Diego strategic plan emphasizes our commitment to ensure a welcoming and diverse campus. Through strategic recruiting—which helps the university realize its mission and vision for equality, diversity and inclusion—UC San Diego welcomes four new hires: Gerardo N. Arellano, director of the Raza Resource Centro; James Bond, coordinator of the Veterans Resource Center; John Jacinto Duca, director of development, campus initiatives/diversity; and Barney Wilson, director of strategic initiatives, admissions and enrollment services.

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Art by UC San Diego’s Fred Lonidier Showing at Whitney Biennial Exhibition

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Photographer Fred Lonidier—an alumnus and professor emeritus of UC San Diego’s department of visual arts—is among 103 artists whose work has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. Described by the New York Times as “America’s most closely pored-over show,” the 77th Biennial is on view in New York City March 7 through May 25.

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Using Stolen Computer Processing Cycles to Mine Bitcoin: Who Does It and How Much Do They Make?

Posted by sandiegobiotech February 26th, 2014 .
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A team of computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, has taken an unprecedented, in-depth look at how malware operators use the computers they infect to mine Bitcoin, a virtual currency whose value is …

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Kyoto Prize Laureate and Evolutionary Biologist Masatoshi Nei to Speak March 18

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As part of the annual Kyoto Prize Symposium, world-renowned evolutionary biologist Masatoshi Nei, Ph.D., will speak at the University of California, San Diego on March 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the Price Center West Ballroom on c…

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Sanford-Burnham hosts Fifth Annual Rare Disease Day Symposium

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From February 28 until March 1, Sanford-Burnham will host its fifth Annual Rare Disease Day Symposium. This annual international event was originally launched in Europe in 2008 and raises awareness among the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. Last year, 72 countries held events attended by scientists, physicians,

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