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April 15, 2021
 
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Alumna Alicia Garza to Deliver Keynote at Commencement.
Garza is principal at Black Futures Lab and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network
Author, political strategist and organizer Alicia Garza will serve as keynote speaker at UC San Diego’s Commencement 2021 ceremonies, which will be held June 12-13. A UC San Diego alumna and co-founder of The Black Lives Matter Global Network, Garza believes Black communities deserve what all communities deserve—to be powerful in every aspect of their lives. Read More »
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Ready for Liftoff: Alumna Megan McArthur to Visit International Space Station as Mission Pilot
UC San Diego alumna Megan McArthur will serve as pilot of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station. Read More »
 
antt-racism protest prior to pandemic.
UC San Diego Launches White Allyship Initiative to Support Anti-Racism Work
The initiative aims to educate and support white campus community members in continuing anti-racism work and advancing equity. Read More »
Tanoi receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.
Program for High-Risk Seniors Offers Dose of Hope During Pandemic
 
Richard Robichaux on Big Shot set.
Small Screen, Big Opportunity: Acting Professor to Star in New Disney+ Series
immigrants arriving to the U.S.  
When Americans Recall Their Roots, They Open Up to Immigration
Research suggests that reminding Americans of their family history can generate more favorable attitudes toward immigration. Read More »
SPOTLIGHT
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See How We Can Act to Address the Impacts of Climate Change
Join us on April 29 for “Getting Our Climate Act Together: Addressing Climate Change at All Levels,” a virtual Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom event showcasing actions to combat climate change. Learn More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Autism Center at UC San Diego Receives $1.5 Million Gift »
Breakthrough with Quantum Materials Pushes Biologically Inspired Learning Devices »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  April 13
U.S. Mint to issue coin commemorating the late astronaut Sally Ride »
The New York Times  |  April 12
How dangerous is wildfire smoke? »
Forbes  |  April 12
Researchers create a wearable microgrid that is powered by your sweat »
CBS News  |  April 12
How a shocking environmental disaster was uncovered off the California coast after 70 years »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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April 4, 2021
Students in Professor Rachel Dutton's Science of Cheese class examine the communities of bacteria and fungi that produce different kinds of hand-crafted, artisanal cheese. View Post »
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CALENDAR
April 20, 2021
 
 
April 22, 2021
 
 
April 16-23, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
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SCHEDULE
4/15 at 5 p.m., ESPN3

SENIOR NIGHT

Men's Volleyball vs. #3 UC Santa Barbara
 
 
4/16-4/17, ESPN3
Softball vs. Cal State Fullerton
 
 
4/16-4/18, ESPN3
Baseball vs. UC Santa Barbara
 
 
4/18 at 3 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. CSUN
 
 
Staff Town Hall.
April 20: Return to Learn Staff Town Hall
CAMPUS NOTICES
UC Statement on the Tragic Killing of Daunte Wright »
Student Vaccination Appointments Open This Thursday »
Enhancing the Black Student Experience Symposium: April 16-23, 2021 »
Travel Policy Update »
 
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