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April 21, 2022
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Jerico Brown.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Brings “The Tradition” to Campus

Jericho Brown to visit UC San Diego for reading and Q&A
Whenever poet Jericho Brown feels like he is chosen to experience something, he jumps into that moment as much as he can. He felt this way when he was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry—a unique time amid a global pandemic when his words had the opportunity to help heal readers. He will share these same words with the UC San Diego campus community May 5 as part of a poetry reading event at Price Center Theater. Read More »
UC San Diego undergraduate volunteers.  

UC San Diego Named Inaugural Partner in Statewide College Corps Initiative

Undergraduates are invited to take part in a new statewide service opportunity designed to reduce college costs. Read More »
Aerial photo of mangrove ecosystem.

New Campus Website Facilitates Powerful Climate Change Connections

UC San Diego has launched a new website highlighting the breadth of interdisciplinary climate change research on campus. Read More »
sustainable shoes.

Sustainable Sneakers: UC San Diego Scientists Create the World’s First Biodegradable Shoe

After six years of research and experimentation, three professors have launched their algae-based shoes. Read More »
young girl at a computer.

Girls Excel in Language Arts Early, Which May Explain the STEM Gender Gap in Adults

2022 Wise Elder Changemakers.

First ‘Wise Elder Changemaker’ Awards Celebrate San Diegans Age 65+

Still We Rise concert.

A Concert Celebration

The Division of Arts and Humanities recently hosted “Still We Rise,” a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Lytle Scholarship and the establishment of the Cecil Lytle Endowed Chair in African and African American Music. The concert featured music and poetry from the African American experience. View Slideshow »


Five Ten Thirty logo.  

San Diego Innovation Day 

UC San Diego will join more than 100 life science and tech companies April 28 at the first ever San Diego Innovation Day event at Petco Park. Get tickets to see innovative campus start-ups and initiatives and other regional organizations. Learn More »

New Clinic Provides Comprehensive Care for Digestive Diseases in Westfield UTC »


UC San Diego’s Indigenous Futures Institute Receives $400K Grant from Lumina Foundation »


Why it’s time to start caring much more about clean hydrogen »

New York Times  |  April 18

Economy is ‘on the move,’ Biden says as he makes his case in N.C. »

Washington Post  |  April 14

In its 3rd week in lockdown, Shanghai reported 23,000 new COVID cases today »

NPR  |  April 14

Heart inflammation very rare after COVID vaccination: »

U.S. News & World Report  |  April 19


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All Campus Commencement 2022 Registration Is Open »

2021-2022 UC Academic Senate Survey of Faculty Life »

Introducing the Senior Director, People Programs and Rewards »

Accelerating Public Access to Research Data Summit Taking Place April 25 »



Women’s Water Polo at Big West Championship, Honolulu »

April 21-23 (ESPN+)

Men’s Volleyball at Big West Championship, Honolulu »

April 21-23 (ESPN+)

Softball doubleheader vs. UC Davis »

April 23 at noon (ESPN+)
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