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August 27, 2020
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Converging on Entrepreneurship.
Students in the Converge Summer Incubator Program spend each week focusing on an aspect of entrepreneurship including creating a vision for their company, building business models, and understanding the financial and legal aspects of running a startup. This year’s program centered on addressing civic challenges affecting San Diego. Read More »
Community Connections Fellows.
Connecting Through the Arts
Community Connections grad student fellows have an opportunity to create meaningful partnerships with diverse community organizations through the visual and performing arts. Read More »
R/V Sally Ride.
All-Female Science Party Aboard R/V Sally Ride Continues 71-year CalCOFI Measurement Series
Grad students and researchers honor pioneering astronaut and the legacy of an iconic science program. Read More »
Jillian Queri and Ian Bartlett.
Out of Thin Air: Two Childhood Friends Who Suffer from Lung Disease Reunite While Seeking Treatment at UC San Diego Health
Jennifer Le.
UC San Diego Pharmacist’s Work Helps Save Lives Across the Globe
Dr. Robert Schooley.
Q&A: Asymptomatic Testing
What is the purpose of asymptomatic testing? Can students, faculty and staff access these tests now? And what happens if a positive result is received? Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley discusses these topics and others. Read More »
All faculty and staff are eligible for a no-cost asymptomatic COVID-19 test. Schedule here.
Design and innovation building.  
Design and Innovation Building Marks Significant Milestone
The campus is celebrating the topping out of the Design and Innovation Building, which is scheduled to open in the spring of 2021. Watch the video celebration. Read More »
COVID-19 data challenge.  
Join the COVID-19 Data Challenge
Communities along the U.S.-Mexico border have been hard hit by COVID-19 and data has the power to help us see challenges through different lenses, discover solutions and put tools into the hands of those who need them most. Join Now »
UC San Diego Ranked Third Best Public College Value by Money »
Excessive Fructose Consumption May Cause a Leaky Gut, Leading to Fatty Liver Disease »
CNN  |  August 23
Researchers create eco-friendly, biodegradable flip flops made from algae »
The New York Times  |  August 21
Getting children flu shots is even more important this year »
CNN  |  August 24
Acute anxiety: Internet searches for key words spiked to all-time high early in pandemic »
The Washington Post  |  August 24
First COVID-19 reinfection documented in Hong Kong, researchers say »
face masks put to the test.
UC San Diego
August 24, 2020 at 9:17 a.m.
Does wearing a mask hinder breathing—either by reducing oxygen intake or causing carbon dioxide buildup? Some people think so, but these two simple clinical tests performed at UC San Diego Health prove otherwise. View Video »
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Staff Town Hall.
August 29, 2020
September 2, 2020
September 9, 2020
College access program.
Early Academic Outreach Program Presents College Access Initiative 
Return to Learn Staff Town Hall, Thursday, August 27 »
Guidance to Faculty - Oracle Financials Cloud and Concur Travel & Expense »
Update on Financial Information System Go-Live »
CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Amphitheater Public Realm Project: Visual Arts Building Impacts »
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