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May 19, 2022
 
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Joshua Pelz.

Student Startup ‘Limber’ Makes 3D-Printed Prostheses Affordable and Accessible

UC San Diego engineers Joshua Pelz and Luca De Vivo, alongside prosthetics specialist Herb Barrack, are working to provide amputees with free, custom 3D-printed prostheses. Their startup, LIMBER Prosthetics & Orthotics, manufactures prostheses using a printer that the team designed and built from scratch. Read More »
Franklin Antonio.  

UC San Diego Alumnus, Qualcomm Co-Founder and Philanthropist, Franklin Antonio, Has Died

Franklin Antonio, a UC San Diego alumnus from 1974, has passed away. A dedicated university supporter, his vision carries forward in a new campus building that bears his name. Read More »
Wei Xiong holds a cavity mirror that form the polaritons.

UC San Diego Researchers Win Big in 2022 Department of Defense University Research Funding Awards

The highly coveted MURI award has been given to two UC San Diego-led research teams and three teams that feature university researchers. Read More »
 
Bailey Kim.

Leading From the Stern

Scholar-athlete Bailey Kim is recognized for her hard work in two competitive arenas—rowing and real estate. She is one of UC San Diego men's rowing's coxswains and a part of the university's real estate development competition team. Read More »
An aerial view of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

StartBlue Demo Day Spotlights UC San Diego’s Commitment to Blue Tech Innovation

 
Scripps graduate students participate in a scientific diving course in 2019.

New Fellowship Program Supports Diversity in Scientific Diving

 

The Voting Rights Act Increased Racial Economic Equality That’s Now Diminishing »

 

Pharmacists at Higher Risk of Suicide than General Population, Study Finds »

 

New Weight-Loss Intervention Targets Instinctive Desire to Eat »

IN THE MEDIA

In animal studies, gene therapy shows promise for spinal cord injury pain »

U.S. News & World Report  |  May 13

Scientists find new and mysterious DDT chemicals accumulating in California condors »

Los Angeles Times  |  May 17

Ocean currents are accelerating due to climate change, UCSD study says »

KFMB  |  May 17

COVID-19 led to more job loss, worsening mental health in refugees in San Diego »

KNSD  |  May 14

EVENTS

 
May 22, 2022
 
 
May 25, 2022
 
 
May 27, 2022
 

AROUND CAMPUS

Statement in Support of Communities Impacted by This Weekend’s Mass Shootings »

Salary Increase for Policy-Covered Staff and Academic Appointees »

In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor Emeritus E. Peter Geiduschek, Molecular Biology »

OCGA Change in Support of the Research Community »

ATHLETICS

 

Softball at National Invitational Softball Championship »

May 20-26
 
 

Baseball vs. Hawai‘i »

May 20-22 (ESPN+)
 
 

Fencing hosts The Collegiate Cup »

May 21-22
 
 
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