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January 13, 2022
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Past Changemaker week event.

Welcome in 2022 with UC San Diego’s Changemaker Week

The start of the year offers new opportunities to take action that positively benefits our local communities, region and more. At UC San Diego, students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members are ringing in 2022 with Changemaker Week from Jan. 15–22. As part of the fourth annual celebration, a weeklong lineup of free virtual events will highlight the outstanding changemaking work happening at UC San Diego and beyond. Read More »
Barbara F. Walter.

How Do Civil Wars Happen?

Barbara F. Walter, a leading expert on civil wars, political violence and terrorism, poses crucial questions in a time of national unrest in her new book. Read More »
A WC-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

Atmospheric River Storm Observations over Pacific Ocean to Expand This Winter

'Hurricane Hunter' aircraft are gleaning critical data needed to improve precipitation forecasts for western states. Read More »
UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley first stop on campus video.

UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley Makes Its First Stops on Campus

Years in the making, the start of MTS trolley service to UC San Diego and the surrounding area will transform how our faculty, staff and students live, learn and play. View Video »
Chancellor Khosla and others ar the Design and Innovation Grand Opening.

UC San Diego Receives $929,000 Grant to Foster Community Entrepreneurship

David A. Brenner MD.

David A. Brenner, MD, to Step Down as Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences

Physicians, scientists and educators participate in faculty mentorship training sessions pre-pandemic.  

Faculty Mentor Training Program Strengthens University’s Institutional Climate

A pioneering program at UC San Diego Health Sciences serves as a successful model for medical schools looking to improve faculty diversity and success. Read More »
With $10 Million Gift, Darlene Shiley Builds Upon Her Husband’s Legacy »
Ocean Physics Explain Cyclones on Jupiter »
Scientists Expand CRISPR-Cas9 Genetic Inheritance Control in Mammals »


Opinion: What UC San Diego has learned battling the pandemic »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  January 6

What the average citizen can do about the demise of US democracy »

CNN  |  January 8

The end of car keys, passwords and fumbling with your phone at checkout »

Wall Street Journal  |  January 8

Can dynamic pricing reduce food waste in supermarkets? »

Salon  |  January 10


January 13, 2022
January 14, 2022
January 15–22, 2022


Winter Quarter Instructional Updates »

Excellence in Stewardship Award Call for Nominations »

Winter Quarter Update »

Retirement of Sylvia Lepe, Assistant Vice Chancellor - Campus Budget »



Women’s Basketball vs. Hawai‘i »

1/13/22 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

Men’s Volleyball vs. Stanford »

1/15/22 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

Men’s Basketball at Hawai‘i »

1/15/22 at 9 p.m. (ESPN+)
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