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April 7, 2022
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Concrete Canoe at the American Society of Civil Engineers' Pacific Southwest Symposium.

Concrete Canoes, Steel Bridges Test Students’ Structural Engineering Savvy

UC San Diego hosts 850+ students for civil engineering symposium
For the first time in 15 years, UC San Diego structural engineering students hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pacific Southwest Symposium from March 31-April 2. In addition to hosting the three-day regional conference, the UC San Diego Steel Bridge team won first place, earning a spot at the national competition in May. Read More »
bike share on campus.  

UC San Diego Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report during Earth Month

The university's first annual sustainability report highlights progress the campus made in 2020-21 towards sustainability goals across ten areas. Read More »
Chancellor Khosla with cast members from BHANGIN’ IT: A BANGIN’ NEW MUSICAL.

Chancellor Khosla Attends a Musical Celebration of Dance, Identity and Culture

Running through April 17, “Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical” showcases campus and community talent at the La Jolla Playhouse. Read More »
Peter Silvester, Kit Pogliano , John Sos, Corinne Peek-Asa and Pradeep K. Khosla.

UC San Diego and Thermo Fisher Scientific Enter Innovative Strategic Partnership

The 10-year partnership will accelerate research and technology innovation, develop diverse talent and achieve ambitious sustainability goals. Read More »
Design@Large seminar.

UC San Diego Design Lab & California 100 Partner to Bring Top Talent to Design@Large Workshop Series

Edward Lee.

Alumnus Edward Lee ’85 Leads with Care as a Ambassador


Muir Musical Presents Green Day's American Idiot.  

Muir Musical and Associated Students Present “American Idiot”

Don’t miss Muir Musical's production of “American Idiot.” A sung-through rock musical based on the 2004 album by the band Green Day, the show runs April 7-9 in Mandeville Auditorium. Read More »
Giving Increased During the Pandemic in Areas Hit Hardest by COVID-19 »
Expert on U.S.-Mexico Relations Rafael Fernández de Castro Named to New Endowed Chair »
UC San Diego Joins National Trial to Explore New Vaccines for COVID-19 Variants »
Researchers Assemble the First Complete Human Genome »
UC San Diego cheerleaders at Triton Day.

2022 Triton Day

In-person Triton Day returned last weekend as admitted first-year students and their families were invited to explore the expansive academic and research opportunities on campus as well as become immersed in student life. View Slideshow »


In the ocean, it’s snowing microplastics »

New York Times  |  April 3

California’s wildfire building codes make newer homes less likely to burn »

Marketplace  |  April 1

African refugees see racial bias as US welcomes Ukrainians »

ABC News  |  April 1

Back from the brink: How 'frozen zoos' could save dying species »

CNN  |  March 31


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UC San Diego Recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month »

Renaming of Campus Academic Units »

Campus Safety and Masking Protocols Updated »

Enhancing the Black Student Experience Symposium (EBSE): Nurturing Holistic Black Excellence April 15-22, 2022 »



Track & Field hosts Triton Invitational »

April 8-9

Softball DH vs. Long Beach State »

April 9 at Noon (ESPN+)

Baseball vs. UC Irvine »

April 10 at 1 p.m. (ESPN+)
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