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Revelle College welcomes its 50th class of new students in Fall 2014! Revelle College is a community of over 3,800 UC San Diego undergraduate students who represent diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. At Revelle, students pursue academic excellence and explore research opportunities with support from individualized student services, eminent faculty, and world-class libraries. Outside the classroom students enjoy a wide array of community activities and services.

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Revelle-ian enjoyed several events during Alumni Weekend 2015! Revelle alumni and their families returned UC San Diego for a special celebration of Revelle College’s 50th Anniversary during Alumni Weekend, June 4-7. Guests enjoyed reminscing while visiting favorite campus places like Revelle Plaza, the Anchor, Stonehenge and touring Revelle's, wonderful entertainment by the classic rock band, Night Shift, excellent 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s fare, and the comeraderie that is Revelle!

Revelle 50 Mondays, a year-long initiative launched in October 2014, engages faculty and students in conversation leading to career advice, research collaborations, and learning more about UC San Diego. Over 50 faculty and 200 students have joined in these Monday morning conversations, complete with free donuts and coffee.

On the occasion of Revelle College's 50th Anniversary (2014-2015), Revelle kicked off its 50th Anniversary Celebration with the 50th Watermelon Drop in June 2014, and held the 64 Degrees Dedication in October to celebrate the renovation and re-opening of Revelle College's restaurant. Over 200 guests enjoyed tours of Revelle’s renovated areas, alumnus Matthew Xavier (’84) shared his personal Revelle experiences, a plaque dedicating the mural to 64 Degrees was presented, and RCC President Soren Nelson shared his thoughts on the renovation as value added to current students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Guests enjoyed a taste of Sixty Four Degrees fare, the music of the Danny Green Trio (voted top jazz group in San Diego), and reminiscing with alumni, staff alumni, faculty, faculty emeriti, and current students.

On March 13, in celebration of Roger Revelle's 106th birthday, members of the Class of 1968 reunited at a reception and symposium in honor of Roger Revelle and his legacy. The reception on the patio of Galbraith Hall provided an atmosphere complete with music by the Danny Green Jazz Band and an excellent menu choice by UC San Diego Catering, the perfect meeting place for members of the Charter Class and Alumni from across the decades.

Founding faculty Walter Munk, Mel Green, and Charlie Perrin; former provosts Tom Bond and Don Wayne; and Professor of Oceans and Admospheres at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Sarah Gille gathered together in the Galbraith Hall Auditorium to bring Roger Revelle’s story alive.