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April 22, 2021
 
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The Uncertanity of Climate Change is Hurting Us.
We know sea level, temperatures and atmospheric CO2 levels are climbing, but what’s less clear is what that’s doing to our health
As people around the world observe Earth Day today, UC San Diego researchers are learning that the changing climate is having immediate effects on our health and will continue to affect us for years to come. Scientists are investigating how climate change—including exposure to higher temperatures and more wildfire smoke—can be especially harmful to pregnant women and young children. Read More »
Student residents at Sixth College at Community Art Terrace Garden.
Student Residents Form Small Town Bonds
Living on campus enriches the college experience—even in the midst of a pandemic. Students residing on campus over the past year reshaped traditions and cultivated strong community bonds with the support of Residential Life staff, housing communities and more. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego Named No. 4 Best Value Public College by The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review’s Best Value Colleges for 2021 ranks UC San Diego fourth among the nation’s top public universities for providing an outstanding education at an affordable price. Read More »
summer at Camp Jened.
Film by James LeBrecht ’78 Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at Sunday’s Academy Awards
 
Amina Sheik Mohammad, Blanca Melendrez and Reem Zubaidi.
The Impact of COVID-19 on San Diego’s Refugee Community
 
Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict
The guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin’s trial on Tuesday substantiates the need for change. UC San Diego is actively involved in making that change, and we invite our entire campus community to participate. Read More »
 
EVENTS
Dr. Estela Mara Bensimon
 
 
CALENDAR
April 30, 2021
 
 
April 28, 2021
 
 
April 29, 2021
 
 
SPOTLIGHTS
 
See How We Can Act to Address the Impacts of Climate Change
Join us on April 29 for “Getting Our Climate Act Together: Addressing Climate Change at All Levels,” a virtual Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom event showcasing actions to combat climate change. Learn More »
 
Employees Tell Us: What’s Your Ideal Workplace?
Help shape decisions about what the workplace should be like as we gradually return to full campus operations. The anonymous survey from CHRO Nancy E. Resnick is in your inbox—share your input by May 14!
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Award-Winning SeedMeLab Grows with New Software-as-a-Service »
How Brain Tumors Turn Immune Cells into Cancer-Growing Hostages »
IN THE MEDIA
Diverse  |  April 16
UC San Diego approves undergrad degree in Black Diaspora and African American studies »
Los Angeles Times  |  April 20
An Earth Day message for California: Move faster on climate change »
KPBS  |  April 20
UC San Diego planning full fall reopening with hopes of required vaccinations »
KPBS  |  April 19
Prominent San Diego scientists argue COVID-19 spreads like secondhand smoke »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Megan McArthur mission stickers.
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UC San Diego
April 19, 2021
Did you hear that Scripps alumna Megan McArthur is headed to space? Comment on the linked post with your well wishes for Megan and be eligible to pick up one of our commemorative mission stickers at the bookstore. View Post »
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ATHLETICS
Gabe Hadley during game.
 
 
SCHEDULE
4/23/21 at 6 p.m., BigWest.TV
Women's Water Polo vs. UC Irvine
 
 
4/23/21 - 4/25/21, ESPN3
Baseball vs. CSU Bakersfield
 
 
4/24/21 at noon, BigWest.TV
Women's Water Polo vs. UC Irvine
 
 
4/24/21 at noon
Women's Tennis vs. UC Davis
 
 
April 27: Return to Learn Faculty Town Hall
CAMPUS NOTICES
Return to Campus Planning Update »
Distinguished Teaching Awards Ceremony »
Process Palooza Registration Now Open »
University Policy on Hazing »
 
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