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July 21, 2022
 
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a Little Blue Penguin swims in the pool of its new habitat.

World’s Smallest Penguins Waddle into Birch Aquarium

On July 12, the new Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins habitat opened to the public, marking the biggest addition to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego in 30 years. Named in honor of a $1 million gift by the Beyster Family, the exhibit allows guests to watch as 15 tiny seabirds with playful personalities explore, waddle and swim around their new home. Read More »
A professor writes on a whiteboard during a class.  

14 New Latinx Studies Faculty to be Hired at UC San Diego

As part of the Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative, UC San Diego is hiring more than a dozen new faculty members whose research and teaching focus on issues affecting Latinx and Chicanx students. Read More »
Lisa Poulikakos and Tania Morimoto.

UC San Diego Engineers Receive 2 out of 10 Prestigious National Young Investigators Awards

The Beckman Foundation has selected UC San Diego Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty members Lisa Poulikakos and Tania Morimoto. Read More »
 
Kathy Whelan.

Take 10 With a Triton: From the Circus to Construction, Kathy Whelan Makes Connections

The project specialist for the Theatre District Living and Learning Neighborhood shares insights on her career, what she loves about UC San Diego and more. Read More »
empty grocery shelves.

Black Households Suffer the Most from Rising Inflation Rates

 
student participants take the stage at the 2022 Enlace kickoff.

Binational Research Program Kicks Off with Largest Cohort Yet

 

Novel Treatment Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease Uses Vitamin B1 Derivative »

 

Global Supply Chains Remain Resilient in the Wake of Natural Disasters »

 

Russ Davis: 1941-2022 »

IN THE MEDIA

Doubting mainstream medicine, COVID patients find dangerous advice and pills online »

NPR  |  July 19

How our brains cope with speaking more than one language »

BBC  |  July 19

Mindfulness can help ease pain, and scientists think they know how »

U.S. News & World Report  |  July 18

High-flying experiment: Do stem cells grow better in space? »

Associated Press  |  July 17

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AROUND CAMPUS

Appointment of Lamine Secka as Chief of Police, UC San Diego Police Department »

Updates from Human Resources »

$3.05 Billion Raised as Campaign for UC San Diego Concludes »

2022-2023 Request for Proposals for the University of California-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative (UC-HSI-DDI) Initiative  »

 
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