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December 9, 2021
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Triton Tide Fan Fest.

A Year in Review: A Look Back as We Move Ahead

No one knew for sure what 2021 would be like. While the promise of vaccines loomed large at the end of last year, there were still many unknowns and challenges to face both within and outside the realm of public health. All we could do is forge ahead, continuing to do what we do best. Now, as 2021 comes to a close, we invite you to take a moment and appreciate how much we have accomplished together in the last year—and to be hopeful for the year ahead. Read More »
Jerri-Ann and Gary Jacobs.

Hitting It Out of the Park with $3M Boost for Scholarships and Fellowships

Longtime campus champions Gary and Jerri-Ann Jacobs renew support for two of their passions: UC San Diego Baseball and the Division of Social Sciences. Read More »
Chuao Chocolatier chocolates.

2021 Triton Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, spread Triton cheer with gifts from UC San Diego innovators, entrepreneurs, tastemakers, scholars and more. Check out a curated list of unique items and experiences offered by the campus community. Read More »



Protect Yourself, Provide for Others

Nearly 6K have already answered the Chancellor’s challenge to get 10K students boosted in support of the entire Triton community’s health and well-being. Learn More About the Challenge »
aerial view of UC San Diego campus.

40 Years of Endowed Chairs at UC San Diego


UC San Diego Data Science Undergrads Help Keep K-12 Students COVID-Safe

George Jimenez and Isaac Gonzalez.  

Meet the ‘Heart Brothers’

UC San Diego Health cardiac transplant recipients Isaac Gonzalez, 19, and George Jimenez, 56, have forged a unique friendship. Read More »
Happy Holidays. Look for the next issue of This Week at UC San Diego on January 13.
UC San Diego Helps Expand Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative »
A New Strategy to Transform Liver Cancer Immunotherapy »


Once again, NASA chooses a UC San Diego graduate for astronaut training »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  December 6

Instagram pushes drug content to teens »

NBC News  |  December 7

Cannibalistic lancetfish washes up on a San Diego beach, the first one preserved there since 1996 »

CNN  |  December 3

The health toll of poor sleep »

New York Times  |  December 6


November 30 – December 11, 2021
December 9, 2021
December 14, 2021


COVID-19 and Omicron Variant Update »

Library Services Available During Campus Holiday Closure »

Finance Systems Operations – Reviewing Issues and Progress  »

OCGA Holiday Closure – Proposal Submission Deadlines »



Men’s Basketball at Seattle »

12/12/21 at 5 p.m. (ESPN+)

Women’s Basketball vs. California Baptist »

12/14/21 at Noon (ESPN+)

Men’s Basketball at Denver »

12/15/21 at 6 p.m. PT
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