@UCSD May 2008, Volume 5, Number 2 @UCSD: An Alumni Publication
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Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors
Can China's leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States? Can China's leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States? Can China's leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States?
Making Waves Feature Articles

Bye Bye Lake Mead

In The Swing

I Am the Walrus

Good Gizmo

The Fragile Superpower

by Susan Shirk

Can China’s leaders manage the domestic pressures that could drive them into an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with the United States?
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Chinese Writing
by Various Alumni
Tritons write about their experiences in China:  From lawyering in Shanghai; to teaching Primary school children in “a small town of one million;” to shooting Coke commercials, and more. Read their letters and photos.

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Chinese Roots
by Joseph W. Esherick
It has now been almost 30 years since I first did research in China, when I was working on a book on the Boxer Uprising. Needless to say, the changes over those years have been dramatic.
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Asia's Brown Cloud
by Robert Monroe
Pollution from China and India is turning up in the California snow pack, as well as accelerating global climate change, and affecting the health of a number of Asian nations.
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Project Triton: New Sci-Fi Colony
by Anders Wright

Intergalactic travel, alien worlds and psychic powers?
This summer, UC San Diego will welcome the Clarion Writers’ Workshop for its second year, and its writers will explore these subjects, all in the name of science. Science fiction, that is.

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The Golden Age of Shanghai Filmmaking
by Sue Pondrom
It has been a whirlwind year for Khaled Hosseini, '93 M.D., with the publication of his novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, and the release of Kite Runner, the movie.

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On The Job: The Made-in-China Challenge
by Sara Bongiorni, Warren ’88
On a steamy Tuesday morning last July, I found myself in a place I never dreamed I would visit: the green room of CNN’s New York studios, waiting to go on air for a live interview.
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Creating Community
Penny Rue, Ph.D., took up her duties as vice chancellor for Student Affairs in September 2007. She came to UC San Diego from the University of Virginia, where she had served as dean of students since 1999.
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“And the Golden Chopsticks Go To…”

by Serena Renner

Professor Paul Pickowicz and his students add a Chinese twist to Oscar Night at the Golden Chopsticks Film Festival.
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