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April 30, 2020
 
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Going Virtual UCSD Keeps Students Connected to Campus
Resources help students stay fit, social and successful in new remote-learning environments
With a wealth of online resources, UC San Diego is meeting the needs of students as the campus temporarily shifts to remote learning to protect the health and safety of the university community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these newly launched online offerings include the Virtual Student Union, the Triton Tools & Tidbits podcast, and virtual academic advising offered by the Student Success Coaching Program, to name a few. Read More »
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Stacks in the Corner: One-of-a-Kind Clinic Provides Hope for Treatment of Hoarding Disorder
An innovative care center at UC San Diego Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment to individuals struggling with hoarding disorder. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, these individuals are more at risk than ever. Read More »
 
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Joe, Helen and an Angel Named Amy—A COVID-19 Survival Story
For one couple stricken with COVID-19, their lifeline was daily phone calls from UC San Diego Health nurse Amy Markley. Her team calls patients who have tested positive for the virus daily to check on their symptoms and overall well-being. Read More »
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Four from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
 
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Birch Aquarium Staff Keeping 6,000 Fish, Invertebrates Healthy During Closure to Public
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Arthritis Drug Presents Promise as Treatment for COVID-19 Pneumonia »
Loss of Smell Associated with Milder Clinical Course in
COVID-19 »
IN THE MEDIA
Los Angeles Times  |  April 26
Amid coronavirus outbreak, healthcare workers take extra safety steps at work and home »
Scientific American  |  April 27
Self-isolation? I’m an expert »
Wired  |  April 29
Microbe mappers are tracking Covid-19's invisible traces »
KFMB  |  April 27
UC San Diego Health finds loss of smell could be sign of milder cases of COVID-19 »
REACHING OUT
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Theatre Costume Shop Staff Making Masks
Staff in the UC San Diego Theatre Costume Shop are busy at work making masks to help protect local health care workers. Last week, they made and donated more than 150 masks to UC San Diego Health nurses. 
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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UC San Diego
April 27, 2020 at 8:56 a.m.
Even when we can't be together on campus, we remain connected through #TritonPride. Put on your blue and gold, snap a photo or video, and post it with #TritonPride! Everyone who shares photos or videos will be entered into a drawing to win UC San Diego swag! View »
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CALENDAR
May 4, 2020
The Cost of Secrecy: Welfare Effects of the Disclosure of COVID-19 Cases »
 
 
May 5, 2020
Campus to Career: Self-Care While Working From Home »
 
 
May 5, 2020
Tritons Tackling COVID-19: The Student Experience »
 
 
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Tips to Improve Your Home-Based Office
CAMPUS NOTICES
COVID-19 UPDATE: Fall Campus Operations; Tuition and Fees; Housing and Dining; Virtual Student Resources »
Call for Nominations for Faculty Research Lecturer Award 2019-20 Academic Year »
UCPath Deployment Update »
Systemwide Review of Proposed Revised Presidential Policy: UC Seismic Safety »
 
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