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April 8, 2021
 
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A Major Move.
Campus approves new undergraduate degree in Black Diaspora and African American Studies
UC San Diego has approved a new undergraduate degree in Black Diaspora and African American Studies, which will begin accepting new majors beginning in fall quarter 2022. The degree will foster collaborative study for students and faculty regarding the current experiences and histories of people of African descent. Read More »
masked students on campus.
UC San Diego Plans to Significantly Increase Campus Density in Fall 2021
After successfully mitigating COVID-19 through its Return to Learn program, UC San Diego has announced plans to have a campus nearly fully occupied for fall 2021. Read More »
 
Transfer students from 2015 Summer Transfer Ahead Research Training program.
NIH Funds New Program to Broaden Diversity in Neurobiology
The National Institutes of Health has funded the campus’s new “STARTneuro” program, which is designed to train and mentor a diverse pool of transfer students interested in pursuing neurobiology. Read More »
Marine Vertebrate Collection Manager Ben Frable.  
The Underwater Library at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
For decades, the Scripps Oceanographic Collections have amassed millions of marine organisms and geological samples that continue to yield scientific discoveries. Read More »
SPOTLIGHT
identity theft propection.  
Identity Theft Protection Workshop to be Held Today
UC San Diego faculty, staff and students are invited to an interactive workshop on April 8 to learn how to protect themselves against identity theft and fraud. Register Now »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
How Well do COVID-19 Vaccines Work Over the Longer Term? »
Distinct Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Tied to Different Brain Pathways »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  April 5
American Academy of Arts & Letters honors San Diego’s Anthony Davis, 2020’s Pulitzer Prize music winner »
The New York Times  |  April 2
Experts grade California’s vaccine rollout »
NBC News  |  April 5
A prescient play, inspired by Meghan Markle, puts two Black duchesses face-to-face »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  April 5
National City opening two clinics to increase access to COVID-19 vaccine »
EVENTS
student at past commencement.
 
 
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April 8, 2021
 
 
April 14, 2021
 
 
April 15, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
Cindy Tran
 
 
SCHEDULE
4/9/2021 at 4 p.m., ESPN3
Men's Volleyball vs. #T-6 Long Beach State
 
 
4/10/2021 at All Day
Track & Field Triton Invitational
 
 
4/10/2021 at 12 p.m.
Men's Tennis vs. UC Santa Barbara
 
 
Staff Education and Development Drop-in Professional and Career Development Chats.
April 13: Staff Education & Development @ The Women's Center
CAMPUS NOTICES
Updates from your CHRO »
Identity Theft Protection Workshop »
FAQs About the Data Security Incident Affecting the University of California Community »
Fall Instruction Planning Update »
 
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