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January 30, 2020
 
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An Out of This World Conversation with Astronaut Jessica Meir
UC San Diego alumna discusses her journey from ‘STEM to Stars’ during live Q&A from International Space Station
It’s not every day that you are given the chance to talk to an astronaut, let alone one that’s currently residing at the International Space Station. But the doors of possibility were kicked wide open on Jan. 27, when Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego welcomed more than 150 middle school students to campus for the opportunity to engage in a live Q&A session with NASA astronaut and UC San Diego alumna Jessica Meir. Read More »
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Coast Guard, Members of Congress Launch Center of Expertise at Scripps Oceanography
U.S. Coast Guard officials and federal legislators celebrated the launch Friday of a center at Scripps Institution of Oceanography that will accelerate the assimilation of Scripps technology into Coast Guard operations. Read More »
True Triton alumni honorees
Passion Drives True Tritons to Service
Four shining examples of Triton passion and commitment will be honored Feb. 7 at UC San Diego’s True Triton Celebration. Read More »
 
Kate Antonovics
Seventh College: Training the Next Generation to Address “A Changing Planet”
Seventh College will welcome its first class of students this fall with Kate Antonovics as its inaugural provost. Read More »
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UC San Diego Startup Selected as Finalist in UC Pitch Contest
 
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Redesigned Canyon Vista Marketplace Debuts Mouthwatering New Menu
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Algae Shown to Improve Gastrointestinal Health »
New UC San Diego Symposium Stirs Dialogue Among Data Science and Arts and Humanities Experts »
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times  |  Jan. 27
Access to care may explain disparities in prostate cancer outcomes »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Jan. 26
Grammy Awards' nominees reception a high note for soprano and UCSD professor Susan Narucki »
CNN  |  Jan. 24
Researchers make surprising discovery in one of the universe's oldest stars »
Sacramento Bee  |  Jan. 27
Melting Arctic ice drives weather shifts, study says—and maybe California downpours »
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EVENTS
Inclusive Excellence Awards
 
 
CALENDAR
Feb. 3
Nao Bustamante Guest Lecture »
 
 
Feb. 5
SRC Seminar Series: UC San Diego’s Climate Action Plan »
 
 
Feb. 6
ArtPower Presents: Cha Wa »
 
 
SPOTLIGHT
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Public Speaker Series: A Deep Look into the Future of Biology
Scientists will address topics ranging from the next wave of innovation to new frontiers in genetics, and from the brain to the changing climate of our natural world. All events are free and open to the public. Read More »
  Festival of New Trumpet
West Coast Edition of Festival of New Trumpet Music Returns
Festival of New Trumpet West, a weeklong festival Feb. 2-8, begins with a free concert featuring bands led by two of the finest trumpeters in the region—San Diego-based Curtis Taylor and Ensenada-based Ivan Trujillo. Read More »
ATHLETICS
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SCHEDULE
1/30/2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Women's and Men's Basketball (DH) vs. Humboldt State
 
 
1/31/2020 at 7 p.m.
Men's Volleyball vs. Concordia Irvine
 
 
2/1-2/2020 
Baseball hosts Concordia Portland
 
 
2/1/2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Women's and Men's Basketball (DH) vs. Stanislaus State
 
 
Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year honorees
Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Awards | Nominations Due Feb. 21
CAMPUS NOTICES
2019 Novel Coronavirus Update: IMPORTANT Information for the UC San Diego Community »
UC San Diego Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence »
Process Palooza Registration Now Open »
Notice of Senate Election »
 
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