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April 16, 2020
 
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Startup Companies Tackle COVID-19 From Many Angles
Companies that found their footing at the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space are working to model disease outbreaks, increase access to offline education and facilitate research on COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, several companies that emerged in the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space at UC San Diego are using technology in innovative ways to address many of the challenges we face during these unprecedented times. Read More »
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A Career Cultivated in Watermelon Fields
Maribel Patiño, who is in her fourth year of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the School of Medicine, has been awarded a $90,000 graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the U.S. Read More »
 
UCSD COVID-19 Efforts
Conrad Prebys Foundation Awards $350,000 Challenge Grant to Support UC San Diego's COVID-19 Efforts
The Conrad Prebys Foundation has awarded a $350,000 challenge grant to support the University of California San Diego in its COVID-19 efforts. Read More »
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New COVID-19 Webinar Series: How will Coronavirus Change the World?
 
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Loss of Smell and Taste Validated as COVID-19 Symptoms in Patients with High Recovery Rate
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Incoming President of Quiz Bowl Club Represents Campus in 'Jeopardy!' College Championship
 
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When Damaged, the Adult Brain Repairs Itself by Going Back to the Beginning
REACHING OUT
 
Triton Rower Puts Senior Visits on Hold, Delivers Face Masks Instead
A nonprofit led by Triton rower Harry Zhu has delivered 32,000 face masks donated by members of the Chinese-American community in Orange County to senior care centers and fire and police departments. Read More »
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First Responders Thank Hospital Staff with Standing Ovation
To show gratitude to all our health care workers, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and San Diego Police Department personnel gave standing ovations outside of hospitals across our city. View Slideshow »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
In Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic, a Crashing Wave of Neuropsychiatric Problems? »
Thanks to “Flexoskeletons,”These Insect-Inspired Robots are Faster and Cheaper to Make »
IN THE MEDIA
The New York Times  |  April 10
Does vote-by-mail favor Democrats? No. It’s a false argument by Trump »
Associated Press  |  April 13
Could old vaccines for other germs protect against COVID-19 »
Mail & Guardian  |  April 13
Lockdown or no lockdown: we face hard choices for complex times (Opinion) »
KNSD  |  April 13
Smell and taste loss linked to coronavirus in new UCSD Health study »
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April 23, 2020
COVID-19 Global Impacts: The Border »
 
 
April 24, 2020
The Neuroscience of Mindfulness-Based Meditation Workshop »
 
 
April 30, 2020
Green Talks »
 
 
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Temporary Work Opportunity Clearinghouse
CAMPUS NOTICES
Remote Summer Session, Summer Campus Housing, Academic Integrity »
Announcing the 10th Annual Integrity Award Recipients »
April 21, 2020 Representative Assembly Meeting »
CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Mid-Coast Project – Nightly Road Closures »
 
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