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April 29, 2021
 
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Reflection and Recognition: Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month.
Students, faculty and staff reflect on their heritage and share ways to support the community
This May, UC San Diego honors the 15th anniversary of its Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration. The theme for 2021 will focus on “Empowering Community Through Reflection and Recognition.” To kick off the heritage month, we invited students, faculty and staff to reflect on their personal stories of heritage, as well as to share ways to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Read More »
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May You Be Well: New Ways to Build Resilience
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Students and employees have access to a multitude of no-cost resources at UC San Diego to maintain wellness. Read More »
 
Joan and Irwin Jacobs Gift $14 Million to the School of Global Policy and Strategy
The donation to the UC San Diego school will spur scholarship on economic and technological change. Read More »
Seafloor Survey Finds Thousands of Barrels at DDT Dumpsite off Los Angeles Coast
 
Exploration of Childhood Prejudice Presentation Wins Grad SLAM 2021
 
UC San Diego Named 8th Best U.S. Public University by Center for World University Rankings
The university was ranked No. 22 among all U.S. universities and 34th worldwide in the annual list. UC San Diego achieved high marks for quality of faculty and research performance. Read More »
SPOTLIGHT
u.care May 13 to 14.  
Save the Date for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring
Beginning May 13, UC San Diego will rally together for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring. This impactful 32-hour campaign will showcase the ways the university and our community care about our world. Join the Cause »
 
See How We Can Act to Address the Impacts of Climate Change
Join us today 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 »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
How SARS-CoV-2 Hijacks Human Cells to Evade Immune System »
Three from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences »
IN THE MEDIA
Los Angeles Times  |  April 26
Stunning DDT dump site off L.A. coast much bigger than scientists expected »
The Wall Street Journal  |  April 25
Global emissions goals come with big cost and political hurdles  »
NBC News  |  April 23
Heavy marijuana use during pregnancy linked to premature birth, early infant death »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  April 23
Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs gives UCSD $14M to study politics, economics »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
UC San Diego Landscape Services staff planting a Torrey Pines tree.
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April 22, 2021
As part of our Earth Month celebration, UC San Diego Landscape Services staff planted Torrey Pine trees at Marshall Field in an effort to help reach our goal of planting 1,000 trees on campus in three years. View Post »
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EVENTS
15th Anniversary Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration and Scholorship Awards.
 
 
CALENDAR
May 1, 2021
 
 
May 4, 2021
 
 
May 4, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
 
 
SCHEDULE
4/30/21 - 5/2/21, BigWest.TV
Women's Water Polo Hosts Big West Tournament
 
 
5/1/21 at 1 p.m. (DH), ESPN3
Softball vs. UC Riverside
 
 
5/2/21 at 1 p.m., ESPN3
Softball vs. UC Riverside
 
 
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Identity Theft Protection Workshop & Security Resources
In light of the UCOP/Accellion security incident, all UC San Diego community members are advised to take steps now to protect themselves against identity theft and fraud. View Resources »
May: Mental Health Awareness Month.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Events and Resources
CAMPUS NOTICES
Campus Dining Update »
UC San Diego Virtual Powwow: May 1, 2021 »
Proposed Presidential Policy SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program »
White Allyship, Action & Accountability Initiative »
 
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