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Tritons United

UC San Diego staff, faculty, undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, alumni, friends—what do we all have in common?

We're Tritons and since November 1960, we've discovered, pioneered, cultivated, created and supported cutting-edge initiatives around the globe. It’s our collective spirit that makes a difference. Celebrate the accomplishments of Tritons united!

  • Ever wonder what world-changing initiatives are being developed by UC San Diego researchers? Come and find out! Open to the public.
  • Join the fun: tasty treats, entertainment and activities showcasing our discoveries over the past five decades. Open to the public.
  • A free nighttime festival for UC San Diego students with live performances, breathtaking rides and delicious food—need we say more? Student ID required.
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Chancellor's and Roger Revelle Medals

Join Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla at Founders’ Day 2013 to honor Triton visionaries with the Chancellor’s Medal and Roger Revelle Medal. Find out more.


2013 Medalists

Academic Senate Faculty Research Lectures

Each year the Academic Senate recognizes two faculty whose research has made a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge: one from the arts, humanities and social sciences, and one from the sciences and engineering. Join us in honoring the 2013 awardees as they present a lecture topic of their choice in conjunction with Founders’ Celebration. To attend these lectures, RSVP to awelch@ucsd.edu by Nov. 6.

Michael Parrish

Nov. 12
Michael Parrish, History

Reconsidering Mr. Justice Frankfurter
Time: 4:30 p.m. Reception, 5 p.m. Lecture
Location: Faculty Club, Atkinson Pavilion

William Young

Nov. 19
William Young, SIO

Long-Range Propagation of Ocean Waves
Time: 4:30 p.m. Reception, 5 p.m. Lecture
Location: Faculty Club, Atkinson Pavilion

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