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Star Role Models

January 21, 2016 – 7:00 am

Quinn Konopacky measures the infrared radiation emanating from Jupiter-sized planets outside of our solar system, which provides a view of their distant atmospheres.

Ice King

January 14, 2016 – 7:00 am

Landing a jump on ice takes confidence and skill, not to mention courage. Years of training and preparation culminates in a make-or-break moment that can end in triumph or catastrophe. But the pressure doesn’t get to Richard Dornbush anymore.

The Robotic Force Awakens at UC San Diego

January 14, 2016 – 7:00 am

The movie premiere was still more than a week away, but Star Wars fever was already peaking at UC San Diego Dec. 9 during the campus’ semi-annual robotics competition. This year, the event was themed after the movie—of course—with teaching assistants dressing up as Jedi Knights and professor Michael Tolley donning a Star Wars rebel helmet. A total of 45 teams and 165 students vied for the big win.

Somali, Swahili and Other Ethnic Recipes Go Low-Cal Thanks to Community Health Partnership

January 14, 2016 – 7:00 am

Promoting good nutrition and combatting obesity are worthy goals, but in some San Diego neighborhoods you’d better speak Swahili or you won’t get far.

UC San Diego’s Big Ideas for 2016 — and Beyond

January 7, 2016 – 7:00 am

The new year is a time to take stock of past accomplishments, and UC San Diego has no shortage of those. We once again surpassed $1 billion in research funding in 2014-15, an extraordinary accomplishment that places us among the top five research universities in the nation. And we put that research funding to good use — in 2015, Washington Monthly once again ranked UC San Diego as the No. 1 university in the nation for its positive impact. The new year is also a time to look forward to what we want to accomplish next. Here, 14 visionaries from around the campus share their “big ideas” for revolutionizing our local community and our planet — in 2016 and beyond.

UC San Diego’s Big Ideas for 2016 — and Beyond

January 7, 2016 – 7:00 am

The new year is a time to take stock of past accomplishments, and UC San Diego has no shortage of those. We once again surpassed $1 billion in research funding in 2014-15, an extraordinary accomplishment that places us among the top five research universities in the nation. And we put that research funding to good use — in 2015, Washington Monthly once again ranked UC San Diego as the No. 1 university in the nation for its positive impact. The new year is also a time to look forward to what we want to accomplish next. Here, 14 visionaries from around the campus share their “big ideas” for revolutionizing our local community and our planet — in 2016 and beyond.

UC San Diego Alums Turn Ugly Christmas Sweater Line into Booming Business

December 8, 2015 – 9:00 am

Look around your holiday party this season and you won’t just see typical Yuletide flair—something quite bold and different may catch your eye. The “ugly Christmas sweater” has emerged as a holiday necessity, and according to Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton, Muir ’05, and Evan Mendelsohn, Revelle ’06, the trend is here to stay.

UC San Diego Alums Turn Ugly Christmas Sweater Line into Booming Business

December 8, 2015 – 9:00 am

Look around your holiday party this season and you won’t just see typical Yuletide flair—something quite bold and different may catch your eye. The “ugly Christmas sweater” has emerged as a holiday necessity, and according to Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton, Muir ’05, and Evan Mendelsohn, Revelle ’06, the trend is here to stay.

UC San Diego Alums Turn Ugly Christmas Sweater Line into Booming Business

December 8, 2015 – 9:00 am

Look around your holiday party this season and you won’t just see typical Yuletide flair—something quite bold and different may catch your eye. The “ugly Christmas sweater” has emerged as a holiday necessity, and according to Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton, Muir ’05, and Evan Mendelsohn, Revelle ’06, the trend is here to stay.

UC San Diego Alums Turn Ugly Christmas Sweater Line into Booming Business

December 8, 2015 – 9:00 am

Look around your holiday party this season and you won’t just see typical Yuletide flair—something quite bold and different may catch your eye. The “ugly Christmas sweater” has emerged as a holiday necessity, and according to Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton, Muir ’05, and Evan Mendelsohn, Revelle ’06, the trend is here to stay.