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April 28, 2022
 
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Graphic for UC San Diego’s 2022 Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration.

DC Comics Author Minh Lê to Help Kick off Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

An advocate for diversity in literature, author Minh Lê has been tapped to help kick off UC San Diego’s 2022 Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration. The San Diego-based children’s book and graphic novel writer will serve as the keynote speaker for the annual scholarship awards ceremony on May 6, ushering in a monthlong series of events open to the campus community. Read More »
Lawrence T. Wang.

Medical Student Wins National Fellowship for Immigrants and Children of Immigrants

Lawrence T. Wang, known for his work in malaria vaccine research, has received a 2022 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship grant worth up to $90,000. Read More »
 
Researcher in a bioengineering lab at UC San Diego.

UC San Diego Named Among Top 10 Public Universities in US by Center for World University Rankings

UC San Diego is ranked No. 8 among public U.S. universities in the latest Center for World University Rankings. Read More »
Researcher in a lab.

Kavli Foundation Donates $5M to UC San Diego Brain and Cognition Research

 
Chris Johnson.

Take 10 With a Triton: Chris Johnson, a Model of Campus Sustainability

sustainable foods.

Tips to Eat Sustainably as a Student on a Budget

 
Matthew Lim and family.

Set Up for Success: Family Ties, Volleyball Ties and UC San Diego Ties

SPOTLIGHT

u.care May 12 to 13.  

Save the Date for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring

Beginning on Thursday, May 12, UC San Diego and the entire Triton community will unite for 32 hours, raising awareness and giving to causes across campus. Join the Cause »
 

ROSA to the Occasion: Epilepsy Care Gets Robotic Boost at UC San Diego Health »

 

Researchers Shed Light on Why a Certain Plant Virus Is So Powerful at Fighting Cancer »

 

The Trump Baby Bump Among Republicans After the 2016 Election »

IN THE MEDIA

Brain scans may reveal a lot about mental illness, but not until studies get bigger »

NPR  |  April 26

Family members of Covid-19 ICU patients may emerge with a different condition, study says »

CNN  |  April 25

Supreme Court hears 'Remain in Mexico' repeal case »

ABC News  |  April 26

Why taking medications during pregnancy is so confusing »

Science News  |  April 21

EVENTS

 
April 29, 2022
 
 
May 3 - 5, 2022
 
 
May 9 - 15, 2022
 

AROUND CAMPUS

Retirement of Associate Chancellor Susan Sterner »

Appointment of the Associate Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education »

Call for Nominations for the 2022 Distinguished Research Award »

For Systemwide Review: Proposed Revisions to Academic Personnel Manual Sections 715, Leaves of Absence/Family and Medical Leave (APM - 715) and 760, Family Accommodations for Childbearing and Childrearing (APM - 760) »

ATHLETICS

 

Baseball vs. UC Riverside »

April 29 at 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
 
 

Women’s Rowing at WIRA Championships »

April 30 at 7 a.m.
 
 

Softball doubleheader at UC Riverside »

April 30 at noon (ESPN+)
 
 
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