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February 6, 2020
 
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Lim(b)itless in India
UC San Diego Students Travel Abroad to Empower Amputees
Ten UC San Diego students recently filed into a bustling amputee clinic in Jaipur, India. On one side of the room, men and women watched as their new limbs took shape under the staff’s careful hands. For many of them, a prosthetic limb represented the chance to regain their mobility and independence. The students’ visit was part of Project Lim(b)itless, an initiative founded by Albert Lin, a recent amputee and researcher at the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego. Read More »
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Twelve-Hour Race to Design a Diverse Smart City
UC San Diego undergrads were challenged to think through solutions to issues and obstacles impacting black communities during a 12-hour ‘Change-a-Thon’ event held on campus Saturday. Read More »
 
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Living and Learning Neighborhoods Come to Life
Currently in the design phase, the planned Future College Living and Learning Neighborhood would add a vibrant mixed-use community on the west campus. Read More »
Zoltan Hajnal
A Nation Dangerously Divided: Race Shapes Who Wins and Who Loses in U.S. Democracy
 
artistic conception of the Jupiter-like exoplanet, 51 Eridani b
UC San Diego Astronomers to See More Stars with “2020 Vision”
SPOTLIGHT
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Coronavirus Webinar with UC San Diego Health Experts
UC San Diego Health experts Dr. Francesca Torriani and Dr. Stacie San Miguel hosted a coronavirus webinar on Jan. 30. They will offer another webinar today at 5 p.m. to share the latest information and answer questions from participants. View Video »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Novel Intervention in Senior Housing Communities Increases Resilience and Wisdom »
Flyception 2.0: New Imaging Technology Tracks Complex Social Behavior »
IN THE MEDIA
Diverse  |  Jan. 31
2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Oscar Vasquez-Mena »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Jan. 31
UCSD's Rand Steiger makes magic with computers and soloists—plus two young composers to watch »
The Washington Post  |  Jan. 30
The Energy 202: If the U.S. doesn't change course, carbon emissions will rise again in the 2030s »
KPBS  |  Feb. 4
UC San Diego study shows algae could alleviate human gut problems »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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When infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar's empire crashed, the animals at his family’s zoo were relocated to new homes…except for the hippos. Now, UC San Diego Biological Sciences researchers are studying the impact the invasive animals are having on Colombian aquatic ecosystems. View »
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CALENDAR
Feb. 6
47th MilliporeSigma Lectureship Series—Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold (Caltech)—Lecture 2 »
 
 
Feb. 10
Much Ado About Nothing »
 
 
Feb. 12
Milijohn Ruperto Guest Lecture »
 
 
ATHLETICS
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SCHEDULE
2/6/2020 at 5 p.m.
Baseball hosts Point Loma
 
 
2/6/2020 at 7 p.m.
Men's Volleyball vs. USC
 
 
2/7-8/2020 
Softball hosts Sonoma State
 
 
2/8-9/2020 All Day 
Women's Water Polo hosts Triton Invitational
 
 
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Call for Nominations: 2020 Sustainability Awards
CAMPUS NOTICES
2019 Novel Coronavirus Webinar Feb. 6/IMPORTANT UPDATE for the UC San Diego Community »
2019 Novel Coronavirus Update: Interim UC San Diego Travel Policy Related to the Coronavirus Outbreak »
Announcing Director of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine »
Appointment of Michael Diaz as Director of the Office for the Prevention of Harassment & Discrimination (OPHD) and Title IX »
 
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