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April 18, 2019
 
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Usurp the Burp | How seaweed could help curb cow burps—one of California’s greatest sources of methane emissions
Agricultural and marine scientists at the University of California have joined forces to combat one of the greatest sources of methane emissions in California: cow burps. Scientists have found that a certain species of red algae seaweed produces a compound that could halt bovine production of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that is 30 times more potent than CO2. Read More »
Raza Centro Writing Collective
Students Bring Heart to Untold Stories
Through involvement in the Raza Resource Centro’s Research and Conference Program, UC San Diego students are gaining access to mentorship and the opportunity to present ideas at national conferences. Read More »
 
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Minding Time: Department of Psychiatry Marks 50 Years
Nineteen-hundred-and-sixty-nine was the year of Woodstock and the first man on the moon. It also marked the beginning of the School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. Read More »
Grad SLAM
A Tale of Tails Wins Grad SLAM
 
Joseph Carens speaks
Should There Be Open Borders?
Triton Day 2019
 
Triton Day
This weekend, more than 25,000 admitted freshmen and their families attended Triton Day, an opportunity to explore the expansive academic and research opportunities on campus as well as become immersed in student life. View Slideshow »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
New Report Creates Roadmap for U.S.-Mexico Cooperation on Security, Drug and Border Policy »
Researchers Improve Method to Recycle and Renew Used Cathodes from Lithium-Ion Batteries »
IN THE MEDIA
KGTV  |  April 16
UCSD group releases report suggesting collaboration between U.S., Mexico »
The New York Times  |  April 16
China’s economy stabilizes after Beijing opens the bank vaults »
KNSD  |  April 16
'Distraction hangover' from using phone while driving increases crash risk, UCSD researchers say »
Salon  |  April 13
Are you biased against nuclear power? Yup, say scientists »
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University of California President Janet Napolitano: “Now is the time to take a stand—together—and launch the next information revolution by ensuring that publicly funded research can benefit all humankind.” #openaccess View »
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EVENTS
Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative Meeting
 
 
CALENDAR
April 18
Concert Festival: Muirstock »
 
 
April 25
Earth Plaza Palooza »
 
 
April 27
UC San Diego Independent Bookstore Day Book Crawl »
 
 
ATHLETICS
BUC BUCHANAN
 
 
SCHEDULE
4/18-20/2019
Men’s Volleyball at Big West Championships
 
 
4/19/2019 at 8 a.m.
Women’s Rowing vs San Diego State in Chula Vista
 
 
4/20/2019 at 1 p.m.
Baseball Hosts Cal State LA
 
 
UC San Diego Commencement
Volunteer at Commencement 2019
CAMPUS NOTICES
Call for Applications - Faculty Mediation Training in July »
New Campus-Wide Office Waste Reduction Program »
2019 Research IT Faculty Showcase »
Call for Nominations for Faculty Research Lecturer Award 2019-20 Academic Year »
 
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