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June 14, 2018
 
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Celebrating the successes of UC San Diego’s most dynamic grads
Thousands of UC San Diego’s best and brightest will take the stage this weekend as the Class of 2018 participates in the campus’ various commencement ceremonies June 16-17. The momentous occasion will be celebrated with laughs, cheers and tears, as the journey to earning a college degree can be an emotional one. Students such as Matt Morris, Leon Sanchez Reyes and Anika Ullah pushed boundaries, overcame obstacles and gave back while making their mark at UC San Diego. Read More »
 
Notes from the Class of ’68
Imagine a campus with just three buildings, buzzing with bulldozers, and a student body so small you knew nearly everyone. This was UC San Diego for the charter class of freshmen that graduated 50 years ago this year. Read More »
 
Video Message from Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla
Hear from Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla as he expresses his appreciation to faculty, staff and students for another successful year at UC San Diego. View Video »
 
Battlefield Entrepreneurs
Last week, more than 50 local military veterans celebrated two new campus programs designed to help them start companies. The latest, Startup Battlefield 101, teaches transitioning military veterans to approach their work as if they were preparing for a military mission. Read More »
 
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Researchers Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease
UC San Diego researchers have discovered that changes in the gut microbiome may be responsible for the link between sleep apnea and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Read More »
 
Undergrads to Take Human Powered Submarine to International Competition
A team of 20 UC San Diego undergraduates has qualified for the first time to compete in the European International Submarine Races, to be held in England July 2. Read More »
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego Launches New Center for Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery and Development »
UC San Diego Ranked 3rd Among U.S. Public Universities in High-Quality Research »
Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies »
Engineer Receives Award From Energy Department to Advance Concentrating Solar Power Research »
IN THE MEDIA
USA Today  |  June 7
Carbon dioxide reaches another record level in Earth's atmosphere »
Fox 5  |  June 12
Breast milk could reduce food allergies in babies, UCSD study finds »
TNW  |  June 6
Scientists want to put ultrasound-powered nanorobots in your blood »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  June 5
Need a little extra money? You’ll soon be able to sell and rent your DNA »
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11th Annual Scripps Day »
 
 
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Birch Aquarium Presents Sunsets and Superheroes »
 
 
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FIRST-GENERATION STUDENTS AT UC
Strengthening Support for First Generation Students
The University of California will host a conference at UC San Diego July 11-12 to deepen collective understanding of what it means to be a first-generation college student. How can we cultivate specific opportunities that will help different student populations to thrive? This gathering is meant to be a platform for colleagues to brainstorm effective ways of working with first-generation students. More Info »
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Crisis Support for our UC San Diego Campus Community »
Call for Applications—Faculty Success Program and Faculty Writing Retreat »
Upgrade to Single Sign-On System »
Mid-Coast Light Rail Transit Project: Pepper Canyon Work »
All Campus Commencement Keynote Speaker Update »
2018-2019 Making UC San Diego Health Your First Choice »
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