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December 17, 2020
 
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Creating a Safe Space for Children with Burns to Heal.
Treating children for burns can be especially challenging as coping with the fear and anxiety associated with a burn wound is more difficult for younger individuals. The team at UC San Diego Health takes a family-centered approach that ensures the social, emotional and psychological needs are met for pediatric patients and their families. One way: toys. Read More »
COVID-19 vaccines arrive at UC San Diego Health.
Ending the Pandemic Begins Now
Patty Maysent, CEO of UC San Diego Health, reflects on the arrival of the first allocation of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at UC San Diego Health. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego Names 2020-2022 Changemaker Faculty Fellows
The program enables faculty members to build a campus network committed to addressing real world challenges through their teaching. Read More »
Triton Mens Basketball.
Tritons Lead Big West with 24 Confirmed ESPN Broadcasts During Conference Play
 
Coordinated Arctic Acoustic Thermometry Experiment.
UC San Diego Receives 7 DURIP Awards from Department of Defense
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Green Revolution Saved Over 100 Million Infant Lives in Developing World, Yet Could Go Further
New research from UC San Diego finds that modern crop varieties have substantially reduced infant mortality. Read More »
Return to lear Q and A.
 
Q&A: ‘CA Notify’ Exposure Notification System Piloted at UC San Diego Launches Statewide
Nearly 26 million smartphone users across the state can now activate exposure alerts with a program piloted at UC San Diego designed to help reduce the amount of SARS-CoV-2 virus spread. Read More »
 
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Researchers Discover Clue to How to Protect Neurons and Encourage Their Growth »
The Un-appeal of Banana: Liquid E-Cigarette Flavorings Measurably Injure Lungs »
IN THE MEDIA
KPBS  |  December 15
UC San Diego Health receives nearly 3,000 COVID-19 vaccines »
Scientific American  |  December 10
Climate inequality exists in U.S. cities and has deep racist roots »
San Diego Union Tribune  |  December 14
More than 6 million have signed up for California’s COVID-19 alert system »
San Diego Union Tribune  |  December 12
UC San Diego forges ahead with plan to bounce back from damaging days of COVID-19 »
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EVENTS
Virtual Scuba Santa Dive.
 
 
CALENDAR
January 8, 2021
 
 
January 11, 2021
 
 
January 12, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
Triton Womens Basketball.
 
 
SCHEDULE
12/21/2020 at 2 p.m., ESPN3
Women’s Basketball vs. Cal Baptist
 
 
1/1/2021 at 4 p.m.
Men’s Basketball at Cal Poly
 
 
1/1/2021 at 5 p.m., ESPN3
Women’s Basketball vs. Cal Poly
 
 
Staff Associate Scholorship Application 2020 to 2021.
Staff Association Scholarship Application 2020-2021
CAMPUS NOTICES
Return to Learn and Winter Operations Update »
Passing of Professor Emeritus of Engineering Shao-Chin Lin »
Update on Financial Information System Go-Live »
Resource Management Planning Holiday Schedule »
 
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