We spoke with Terri Winbush, senior director of Labor Relations and Employee Relations for the main campus about what paid leave options are available, what happens when an employee receives a yellow or red thumb on the daily symptom screening, and the remote support employees can access.
School of Medicine experts Dr. Susan Little and Dr. Stephen A. Spector share more about how the UC San Diego community can get involved in the latest vaccine trials, when a vaccine may be approved, and how the vaccines are designed to produce antibodies.
Dr. Angela Scioscia, interim executive director for Student Health and Wellness, answers questions about testing, how soon to get tested after potential exposure, what sensations might arise during the test and what to expect at a drive-up testing site.
Audrey Geisel University Librarian Erik Mitchell addresses questions about how to access library services while Library facilities are temporarily closed, how to connect to electronic reserves via the campus VPN, and how librarians can help launch research projects and inform remote instruction.
There are ample opportunities for students to connect and become engaged in student life this fall. The virtually recast Welcome Week, otherwise known as T-WOW, taking place from Sept. 19 through Oct. 4 has created opportunities for students to connect and join the thousands of…
UC San Diego’s in-person activities are off to a safe start under the campus’ Return to Learn program. With the beginning of the fall quarter on Sept. 28, nearly 6,000 undergraduate students moved on campus over a 10-day period beginning Sept. 19.
Dismas Abelman, Emergency Manager at UC San Diego shares a behind-the-scenes look at ow the university coordinates an emergency response to protect the campus community, how critical decisions are made and communicated and what a typical day is like at the Emergency Operations Center.
Even as the first wave of the pandemic still roils, fears are rising of a second crush of COVID-19 infections. But because the novel coronavirus is, well, novel, no one can yet say if that will happen. One thing is certain, though, another viral wave is coming: flu season.
Rob Knight, professor and director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation addresses questions from students, faculty and staff to submit their questions about the importance of testing wastewater for SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—and what happens when trace amounts are found.
The U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges Guidebook ranks the University of California San Diego the nation’s 8th best public university, up two spots compared to last year. The school also ranks 15th among the best colleges for veterans for participating in federal initiatives helping veterans…