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January 16, 2020
 
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Jumbo Undertaking: Elephant Milk Under the Microscope
UC San Diego and San Diego Zoo Global collaborate to improve overall health and survival of elephant calves
On a recent sunny day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a team of specialized zookeepers collected breast milk samples from two female elephants nursing their 1-year-old calves. Unlike the mechanical breast pumps used by human mothers, or the machines employed by dairy cow farmers, the process requires hands-on expertise. It’s something of a mammoth effort: Success depends a lot upon how the elephant mothers, called dams, are feeling that day. Read More »
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Living Life on the Nanoscale
Outreach efforts by Qualcomm Institute researchers and students bring wonders of nanotechnology to California high school students. Read More »
 
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Scripps Researchers Tethered for Months to Floating Sea Ice
Biological oceanographers believe the Arctic’s tiniest creatures may answer the biggest climate change questions. Read More »
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For Geoffrey Chang, New Project Studying Tiny Proteins Has Big Personal Impact
 
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UC San Diego Rings in 2020 with Changemaker Week
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Can Solar Geoengineering Mitigate both Climate Change and Income Inequality? »
Taking One for the Team: How Bacteria Self-Destruct to Fight Viral Infections »
IN THE MEDIA
Fox News  |  Jan. 13
Sunken U.S. WWII Plane Revealed in Stunning Seabed Images »
BBC News  |  Jan. 8
The Medications That Change Who We Are »
Associated Press  |  Jan. 9
U.S. Border Arrests Drop as Focus Turns to Mexicans »
The Atlantic  |  Jan. 7
America’s Coal Consumption Entered Free Fall in 2019 »
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CALENDAR
January 22
Open House for the Future College Living and Learning Neighborhood »
 
 
January 23
ArtPower Presents: The Haden Triplets »
 
 
January 14–March 13
STREAMING exhibition at gallery@calit2 »
 
 
ATHLETICS
UCSD Spirit Night
 
 
SCHEDULE
1/16/2020 at 2 p.m.
Women's Tennis hosts Nevada
 
 
1/16/2020 at 5:30 p.m. *SPIRIT NIGHT*
Women's and Men's Basketball (DH) vs. Cal Poly Pomona
 
 
1/17/2020 at 7 p.m.
Men's Volleyball vs. UCLA
 
 
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Excellence in Stewardship Awards | Nominations Close Feb. 3
CAMPUS NOTICES
Student VPN Protected by Two-Step Login Starting January 22 »
In Memoriam, Yuan-Cheng “Bert” Fung, Father of Biomechanics, 1919-2019 »
Triton Day and Transfer Triton Day 2020 – Registration Now Open – All Campus Community »
Commitment to Student-Centered Mental Health Resources »
Inclusive Excellence Award Recipients »
 
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