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Chancellor Khosla Launches Scholarship and Fellowship Challenge Chancellor Khosla Launches Scholarship and Fellowship Challenge

​​​​​​​In the summer of 2020, Tyler Barbero had the chance to study how residents near the Salton Sea in east San Diego are impacted by large-scale dust storms. A recent graduate in oceanic and atmospheric sciences, Barbero’s research was made possible through the Philip and Elizabeth Hiestand Endowed Fund for Summer Research Programs.

Chancellor Khosla Launches Scholarship and Fellowship Challenge

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Chancellor Khosla Launches Scholarship and Fellowship Challenge
​​​​​​​In the summer of 2020, Tyler Barbero had the chance to study how residents near the Salton Sea in east San Diego are impacted by large-scale dust storms. A recent graduate in oceanic and atmospheric sciences, Barbero’s research was made possible through the Philip and Elizabeth Hiestand Endowed Fund for Summer Research Programs.
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$5 Million Gift to Establish New Center for Taiwan Studies
Longtime campus supporters Chiu-Shan Chen Ph.D. ’69 and Rufina Chen have committed $5 million to UC San Diego, one of the largest individual gifts to the Division of Arts and Humanities. This gift will establish a new Center for Taiwan Studies within the division.
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Reflection and Recognition: Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month
This May, the University of California San Diego honors the 15th anniversary of its Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration. The theme for 2021 will focus on “Empowering Community Through Reflection and Recognition.
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Seafloor Survey Finds Thousands of Barrels at DDT Dumpsite off LA Coast
An expedition led by UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography mapped more than 36,000 acres of seafloor between Santa Catalina Island and the Los Angeles coast in a region previously found to contain high levels of the toxic chemical DDT in sediments and the ecosystem.