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September 24, 2020
 
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COVID opens a partisan gap on voting by mail.
Study by UC’s New Electorate Project documents a growing divide on preferences for absentee ballots
Before the pandemic, there wasn’t any difference in the rates at which Democratic and Republican voters actually cast their ballots by mail or in-person. That may change now. Based on nationally representative surveys conducted in the spring of 2020 and through the summer, researchers report a significantly greater preference for mail, or absentee, ballots among Democrats than among Republicans. Read More »
Rita and Richard Atkinson.
Rita and Richard Atkinson Give Nearly $7 Million to Establish Physician Assistant Education Program at UC San Diego
The gift was made to establish and endow the Richard C. and Rita L. Atkinson UC San Diego Physician Assistant Education Program. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego Helping More Californians Gain Skills, Degrees
The UC system received $15 million in state funds to address the issue of students who do not attain degrees. UC San Diego Extension’s Research and Evaluation Center will help determine how funds should be spent. Read More »
Heather Hillard.
Heather Hilliard and the Fairytale of '89: Path to the National Championship and Beyond
 
Brian McCloskey.
Mission: Search and Destroy Prostate Cancer
Dismas Abelman.
 
Q&A: What is the Emergency Operations Center?
Emergency Manager Dis Abelman shares a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the role of the Emergency Operations Center and how their team mobilizes to implement critical decisions. Read More »
 
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SPOTLIGHT
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SWITCHFOOT to Headline Triton Tailgate
It’s a free, virtual event full of surprises, featuring a live concert by SWITCHFOOT—a Grammy-winning band with UC San Diego roots! Enjoy the Esports Tournament finals, dance party with alumni DJs and much more. Register Today »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Statins Reduce COVID-19 Severity, Likely by Removing Cholesterol That Virus Uses to Infect »
Engineering Graduate Students Honored as Siebel Scholars »
IN THE MEDIA
The New York Times  |  September 16
How much will the wildfires cost? »
KPBS  |  September 18
UC San Diego kicks off testing in first of kind outpatient worldwide COVID-19 trial »
Diverse  |  September 21
UC San Diego launches Asian American and Pacific Islander studies program »
KPBS  |  September 21
Midday Edition Special: COVID-19 and the childcare crisis »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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September 22, 2020
Tritons Vote volunteers celebrated National Voter Registration Day by making sure students on and off campus are registered to vote in the upcoming election. View Post »
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CALENDAR
September 24, 2020
 
 
September 25-October 16, 2020
 
 
September 29, 2020
 
 
Tiem to Rise graphic.
Time to Rise for equality, justice and peace
CAMPUS NOTICES
Search for the Dean of the School of Global Policy and Strategy »
Return to Learn Staff Town Hall, Thursday, September 24 »
Construction Alert - Warren Mall Neighborhood »
Community Alert Bulletin – Theft by False Pretenses (Phone Scams) »
 
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