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Looking for the God Particle
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Scripps Ship Comes In
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Class Notes May 2007: Volume 4, Number 2

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Applied Design: A Kim MacConnel Retrospective
This fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego will present the first full-career retrospective of San Diego-based contemporary artist and UCSD Visual Arts professor emeritus Kim MacConnel, Muir ’69, M.F.A. ’72. The exhibition, titled Collection Applied Design: A Kim MacConnel Retrospective, will showcase the vibrant work of this pioneer of the 1970s Pattern and Decoration movement and highlight his wide-ranging inspirations—from textile arts to found images and
the French artist Henri Matisse.

MacConnel’s former students and the UCSD alumni community are invited to a special lecture and reception with Kim MacConnel at MCASD’s La Jolla location on December 9. For more information, visit alumni.ucsd.edu/events

One-Stop Reunion Tool Kit
Interested in creating your own reunion? Alumni Weekend is a great time for your friends to come back, take a tour of UCSD, visit a favorite professor, tour the new buildings and labs, or your old dorm, grab a beer and a bite to eat at The Pub, or simply reconnect. Contact us at the Alumni Association, tell us what you want your reunion to look like, and we can help you make it a success! For more information, e-mail us at alumnireunions@ucsd.edu.

 

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Have you founded a company or worked at a company started by a UCSD alum? We want to know - for the stories behind these companies, for networking, for mentoring, and just for war stories about successes and failures. Drop us a note at alumnieditor@ucsd.edu so we can build a database of activity.

FEATURED NOTES

Beijing Alumni
UCSD spirit is alive and well in China, where Frieder Seible, dean, UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering joined Junling Sun, Ph.D. ’93, president of the UCSD Chinese Alumni Organization, Ning Ho, Marshall ’06, head of the Beijing Chapter, and 70 alumni, current students and friends at the Yan Can Cook Restaurant in Beijing July 30 to reconnect and celebrate UCSD’s 50th Anniversary. For more go to: jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/

Member Spotlight
Once a student who relished the hours spent researching at Central Library, Vera Skop, Muir ’75, has kept her passion for fact-finding alive through her job as a system coordinator for the Serra Cooperative Library. Her position allows her to interact with all 14 of the public library systems in San Diego and Imperial Counties, further indulging her curiosity and fascination with books.
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ENTREPRENEUR'S CORNER

Witch's Rock Surfing
Only in his wildest dreams did Joe Walsh, Muir ’00, imagine that his passion for surfing would one day lead to his current enterprise at Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
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New Diabetes Sensor
GlySens Inc. is developing a new biotech device that could revolutionize the treatment of diabetes. GlySens, which was launched in 1997 by Joseph Lucisano, Ph.D. ’87, and David Gough, a bioengineering professor from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, have developed an implantable glucose sensor and wireless telemetry system that continuously monitors tissue glucose and transmits the information to an external receiver.
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