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February 20, 2020
 
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Closing the Gap: UC San Diego Recognized as Standout in Expanding Access to Low-Income Students
UC San Diego is among 30 universities in the nation that have teamed up with the American Talent Initiative (ATI) to push to expand opportunity for low-income students. The university added 1,642 Pell Grant students over the last three years, more than any other institution that is part of ATI. Read More »
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10 TED-Style Talks to Teach San Diegans Solutions to Climate Crisis
Actions that shape solutions to the global climate crisis will be at the center of a summit to be hosted by Muir College on Friday, Feb. 21. The summit is free and open to the public. Read More »
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UC San Diego Biochemistry Touches the Fashion World
In the world of fashion, inspiration is born from the ordinary and extraordinary—city streets, nature, architecture, culture . . . and biochemistry? For UC San Diego alumna Jinghan Zong, absolutely. Read More »
 
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Pushing the Boundaries of Border Research
As part of the Border Solutions Alliance, UC San Diego is leading a multi-university alliance that seeks solutions to the challenges faced by border communities. Read More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Subtle Decline in Cognition Predicts Progression to Alzheimer’s Pathology »
Study: Difference in Breast Milk Concentrations Impacts Growth Up to Age 5 »
IN THE MEDIA
Inside Higher Ed  |  Feb. 19
Effort to increase Pell enrollment slows »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Feb. 18
UCSD seeks volunteers for study that will try to identify risk of autism before symptoms appear »
The New York Times  |  Feb. 13
San Diego Aquarium breeds rare weedy sea dragon in captivity »
Washington Post  |  Feb. 15
Genetic researchers work to overcome suspicion among indigenous groups »
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EVENTS
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration
 
 
CALENDAR
Feb. 22
Black History Month Scholarship Brunch »
 
 
February 24 – 28
Take a Triton to Work: Match Days »
 
 
Feb. 29
Graduate Open Studios & PhD Symposium »
 
 
SPOTLIGHT
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Apply to Receive a $500 Student Grant
UC San Diego Extension is offering a limited number of student grants. Each grant is valued at $500 and may be used for an Extension class and/or test preparation course. Conditions apply. Applications are open from Feb. 24-28, 2020. Read More »
ATHLETICS
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2/21/2020 at 7 p.m.
Men's Volleyball vs. UC Irvine
 
 
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Softball hosts Stanislaus State
 
 
2/23/2020 at 10 a.m.
Men's Tennis vs. Sonoma State
 
 
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Feb. 25: Protecting Your Privacy Online Workshop
CAMPUS NOTICES
UC San Diego Celebrates Black History Month »
Course Development and Instructional Improvement Program (CDIIP) »
Nominations for Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Awards 2019-2020 »
Timely Warning – Brandishing of a Firearm »
 
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