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May 6, 2021
 
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$5 Million Gift to Establish 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 to date. The gift will establish a new Center for Taiwan Studies, highlighting the alum’s deep commitment to giving back and supporting programs that expand cultural understanding of Taiwan and Taiwanese Americans. Read More »
Alumni Awards.
Meet the Alumni Award Honorees 2021
This year's virtual UC San Diego Alumni Awards will take place on May 15 as part of Alumni Celebration Weekend.
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San Diego nurses.
Nurses By Day, Social Justice Activists By Night
Since May 2020, a team of registered nurses in San Diego has taken part in efforts advocating for racial equity and social justice. Read More »
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‘Sunny Days’ Student Festival on the Horizon
 
Amy Adler and F. Akif Tezcan.
Two UC San Diego Professors Announced as Guggenheim Fellows
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Customized Brain Maps Improve Cancer Surgeries and Epilepsy Treatments
UC San Diego engineers and physicians are collaborating to create new sensors that sit on the surface of the brain and allow surgeons to create higher-resolution brain maps. Read More »
SPOTLIGHT
u.care May 13 to 14.  
Save the Date for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring
Beginning May 13, UC San Diego will rally together for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring. This impactful 32-hour campaign will showcase the ways the university and our community care about our world. Join the Cause »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Gene Therapy in Alzheimer’s Disease Mouse Model Preserves Learning and Memory »
New View of Species Interactions Offers Clues to Preserve Threatened Ecosystems »
IN THE MEDIA
Forbes  |  April 29
Why college vaccine mandates are controversial but likely to be widely adopted »
Today  |  May 1
Do I count as 'Asian American'? What the history behind the term taught me »
The Washington Post  |  May 1
How do pelicans glide gracefully above waves? Paper uncovers physics behind maneuvers. »
Smithsonian Magazine  |  April 30
A shortage of plastic pipette tips is delaying biology research »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk.
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May 1, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, Tritons walked in the Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk on campus to raise awareness and much-needed funds for suicide prevention programs, unite those who have been affected by suicide, and help change our culture’s approach to mental health. View Post »
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CALENDAR
May 7, 2021
 
 
May 7, 2021
 
 
May 13, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
Juli Arzave.
 
 
SCHEDULE
5/7/21 at 7 a.m.
Women's Rowing at SDSU/Stanford Lightweights
 
 
5/7/21 - 5/9/21, BigWest.TV
Baseball at Cal State Fullerton
 
 
5/7/21 at 5 p.m., ESPN3
Softball vs. CSUN
 
 
5/8/21 at 1 p.m. (DH), ESPN3

SENIOR DAY

Softball vs. CSUN
 
 
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Equity Talks for Staff by Staff | Rise Up: Justice for Asian Pacific Islander Communities
CAMPUS NOTICES
In Memoriam: Former Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Marjorie Caserio »
Updated Guidelines for External Listing of MOOC Courses »
For Employee Comment - UC Police Policies and Administrative Procedures »
Notice of Senate Election – Voting Open »
 
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