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October 11, 2018
 
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TAPPING UNTAPPED TALENT
Internship program taps into the talents of autistic youth
She kept it a secret for most of her life, fearing she would be treated differently. But now, Lauren Taylor is more candid about being autistic. This summer, she was able to open up about her challenges and connect with those who have had similar experiences. Taylor, an incoming freshman, was one of 25 interns who took part in a new program at UC San Diego that taps into the talents of autistic youth to help develop video game therapies for those who have cognitive disorders. Read More »
Revelle Medal recipients
2018 Revelle Medal Recipients Announced
Four remarkable individuals who have helped make the campus what it is today will be honored as recipients of the 2018 Revelle Medal. Read More »
 
Chancellor's Associates Scholars
Welcome to the Triton Family
More than 200 new and returning Chancellor’s Associates Scholars were welcomed to campus on Oct. 4 at the program’s academic year kickoff. Read More »
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Undergraduate Engineers Get Hands-on Experience with Autonomous Vehicles
 
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UC San Diego ArtPower Celebrates 15th Anniversary Season
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Lung Cancer Deaths are 28 Percent Lower in California »
Using Personal Data to Predict Blood Pressure »
A New and Dire Diagnosis: Human Trafficking »
Long-running Seismic Network Awarded $16.7 Million Extension »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Oct. 08
Tech giants IBM, Intel fund new blockchain laboratory at UC San Diego »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Oct. 08
How much social media is too much? »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Oct. 06
All-star tiger trio set to make area concert debut at UC San Diego »
KGTV  |  Oct. 04
UCSD welcomes large class of first generation and low-income students »
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New UC San Diego freshman and transfer students took part in dozens of Welcome Week events, including Convocation, UnOlympics and a weekend beach party. View Slideshow »
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EVENTS
Haunted Hoedown
 
 
CALENDAR
Oct. 12
San Diego 2049: Worldbuilding: Scenarios, for Fun and Survival, with Vernor Vinge »
 
 
Oct. 13
25th Annual Bruce Gorder 5k Walk for Melanoma »
 
 
Oct. 16
EU General Data Protection Regulation Training »
 
 
Oct. 19-21
Family Weekend »
 
 
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Stay #Cyberaware with Two-Step Login and LastPass
Beginning Jan. 2019, a two-step login will be required for all faculty and staff to access their campus networks and applications. A series of informational sessions will be held this month to provide more details and answer questions. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Appointment of the Vice Chancellor—Student Affairs »
Inclusive Excellence @ UC San Diego: 2018 Progress Update »
First-Generation Campus Initiative: Triton Firsts and National First-Generation Celebration »
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Annual Notice »
Earthquake Preparedness/The Great California ShakeOut—Oct. 18 »
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