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December 10, 2020
 
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Honoring Our 'Library of Dreams'.
Music students release album featuring a floor-by-floor look at Geisel Library
As response to the pandemic moved a majority of courses online, two undergraduates found themselves missing their friends…and missing campus. So, they did what any creative UC San Diego student would do: they recorded an eight-track album as an homage to the heart of campus, Geisel Library.  Read More »
Seth Cohen with Joe Biden.
On the Frontlines of Science Policymaking
Seth Cohen, a UC San Diego professor of chemistry and biochemistry, maneuvers between chemistry labs and service at the White House and beyond, calling scientists to civic duty. Read More »
 
Bernard Thurman undergoing treatment.
New Personalized Immunotherapy Trial Launched Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
Bernard Thurman is the first patient to receive individualized tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) therapy at Moores Cancer Center. Read More »
Haifa dive.
Archaeologists Explore Secrets of Neolithic Village off Israel’s Coast
 
Research vessel Roger Revelle
Midlife Refit of Research Vessel Roger Revelle Completed
Stuart Russell.  
A Human-Centered Approach to Artificial Intelligence
The UC San Diego Institute for Practical Ethics presented a new model for artificial intelligence technology Dec. 3, virtually hosting famed AI expert Stuart Russell as their keynote speaker. Read More »
Drive through COVID-19 testing
 
Return to Learn By the Numbers
Each day at UC San Diego, there is a finely tuned workflow of data modeling, nose swabbing, wastewater sampling, molecular sequencing and contact tracing. Get a glimpse of what it takes to achieve the Return to Learn program. Read More »
 
SPOTLIGHT
 
This Year’s Holiday Staff Celebration is Going Virtual!
Join us December 15-17. Now more than ever, we acknowledge the importance of our staff. Let’s celebrate our dedication, hard work, resilience and success. Read More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego Health Supports Statewide Rollout of CA Notify Exposure Notification System »
SDSC’s ‘Expanse’ Supercomputer Formally Enters Production »
IN THE MEDIA
The New York Times  |  December 3
How the UC campuses have managed Covid-19 »
U.S. News & World Report  |  December 7
California becomes biggest U.S. state to launch virus contact-tracing app »
The New York Times  |  December 6
Some colleges plan to bring back more students in the spring »
The New York Times  |  December 7
Most of California locks down again as coronavirus strains hospitals »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Students in the Jacobs School of Engineering’s Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles course.
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December 8, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
Students in the Jacobs School of Engineering’s Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles course are making use of Return to Learn outdoor classrooms to work on their final projects with more comfort and reduced risk. View Post »
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Previous toastmasters meeting.
Develop Communication Skills at Toastmasters (Via Zoom)
CAMPUS NOTICES
11th Annual Integrity Awards—Call for Nominations & Save the Date »
Passing of Professor Emeritus of Physics Harold K. Ticho »
Updates from your CHRO »
Animal Care Program (ACP) Per Diem Rate Changes »
 
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