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October 29, 2020
 
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A slice of student life.
Campus’s largest class of students works toward earning degrees during hybrid of remote and in-person instruction this fall
They are working as peer mentors to veteran students. They are making friends with their new roommates. Some studying medicine practice performing exams on patients. UC San Diego’s record-setting population of more than 40,000 students are working toward their degree this fall with a hybrid of in-person and remote instruction. Read More »
Jan Kleissl, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC San Diego.
$39M Grant to Better Integrate Renewables into Power Grid
The National Science Foundation has awarded $39 million to a UC San Diego team to build a first-of-its-kind testbed to better understand how to integrate distributed energy sources such as solar panels into the power grid. Read More »
 
Psychiatry appointment over zoom.
UnitedHealth Group Awards $4M to UC San Diego to Expand State's Mental Health Workforce
With the support of a $4 million grant, the School of Medicine has launched a four-year program to expand and diversify the pipeline of child and adolescent psychiatrists in California. Read More »
registered nurses Daniel Ambler and Rose Deocampo.
Becoming a Nurse in the Era of COVID-19
 
Switchfoot.
Behind SWITCHFOOT: The UC San Diego Stories
Erikk Aldridge.  
Erikk Aldridge Blends Passion for Sport and Giving Back to the Community
Triton alum Erikk Aldridge: “For me, (giving back) is really a part of my family’s DNA. I think it really helps center me as I work through life. If you’re giving back, it kind of keeps things in focus.” Read More »
UC San Diego’s campus privacy officer, Pegah Parsi.
 
Q&A: How Are Campus Health Records Protected?
Campus Privacy Officer Pegah Parsi shares how student and employee health records are protected, what information is stored, who is informed of test results and more. In her role, she helps the university handle personal data appropriately and ethically and advocates for those who have privacy concerns. Read More »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego Named Nation’s 6th Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report »
Nine Trustees Join the UC San Diego Foundation Board »
IN THE MEDIA
Wired  |  Oct. 27
These oceanographers want to turn marine slime into drugs »
CNN  |  Oct. 26
Drop in non-coronavirus hospitalizations suggests people are skipping key medical care »
Inside Higher Ed  |  Oct. 27
Moving into the long term »
San Francisco Chronicle  |  Oct. 26
‘Hurricane-type’ winds part of a troubling new pattern in Bay Area weather, experts say »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Geisel Library made of Legos.
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Home Office Support for Extended Remote Work
CAMPUS NOTICES
A Message from President Drake: Consultation Continues on Possible System-wide Curtailment Program »
Wastewater Detection of SARS CoV-2 »
UC San Diego Brings New Insurance Benefit to Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni »
Inclusive Excellence Awards Nominations »
 
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