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  • A Coil Diversity Award

    Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla (left), Professor of Physics Alison Coil (center) and Vice Chancellor Becky Petitt (right) at the 23rd Annual Diversity Awards ceremony on March 1, 2018.

  • ChemExpo 2017

    The UC San Diego American Chemical Society-Student Affiliates earned both Outstanding Chapter and Green Chapter awards from the national ACS Committee on Education. Photo by Susanna Yee.

  • James Bunch group

    Undergraduate recipients of the James R. Bunch Mathematics Endowed Scholarship pictured with Emeritus Professor James Bunch (far left) and Dean Steven Boggs (far right).

  • James Mckernan

    James McKernan, Winner of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. Photo by Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego Publications.


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Faculty Excellence Recognized within Physical Sciences

Six UC San Diego faculty members are being honored with the 44th annual Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Awards for going above and beyond to make a positive difference in their teaching, research and service. Two of the award recipients are from physical sciences: Kim Prather, for “Excellence in Research in Science and Engineering,” and Robert “Skip” Pomeroy, for “Excellence in Community Service.”


UC San Diego Physicist Flexes 'BICEP' to Introduce Controversial New Book

Astrophysicist Brian Keating will be reading and discussing his new book, "Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor” (W. W. Norton & Company; April 24, 2018), voted one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month, at UC San Diego, April 25, 5:30 p.m., in Atkinson Hall Auditorium. The program is co-hosted by the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination and the UC san Diego Library.The event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.


sloan-logo-stacked-white-demo_sq.pngUC San Diego Chemist Stirs Hope for a New Flu Treatment

Each year people all over the world die from the flu. To protect against influenza epidemics and their potentially mortal results, medical professionals encourage vaccination. While generally effective for healthy individuals, vaccinations are less effective for the elderly, the immunocompromised and other high-risk groups. For the healthy, getting a shot doesn’t necessarily mean that you won’t get the flu since current vaccinations are not foolproof. But, thanks to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s Seth Cohen, now there’s hope.

















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Brian Keating: "Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor" Book Reading/Discussion
When: April 25, 2018 || 5:30 p.m.
Where: Atkinson Hall Auditorium
Price: Free

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