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UC San Diego Health Ranks No. 1 Regionally by U.S. News & World Report

According to the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” survey, UC San Diego Health has once again ranked No. 1 in San Diego and No. 5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best health care providers. UC San Diego Health ranked in 10 specialties, including pulmonology and lung surgery, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, urology and cancer. Read More »
Artist rendering depicts the SARS-CoV-2 virus with its characteristic spike proteins.

Coronavirus Jumped to Humans at Least Twice at Market in Wuhan, China

A pair of studies describe not only where the COVID-19 pandemic began, but the likelihood that the causative SARS-CoV-2 virus made the leap from animal hosts to people multiple times. Read More »
 
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Hackathon Brings Next Generation of Innovators to Campus

The UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization recently hosted a Camp WIT hackathon—a three-day event that helps teenagers develop social entrepreneurship and leadership skills. Read More »
Neal Devaraj.

Professor of Chemistry Neal Devaraj Named Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow

 
Shanghai skyline.

Innovate to Dominate: Tai Ming Cheung’s New Book Offers Insights into the US-China Competition

Colleen Kollar Smith  

Colleen Kollar Smith to Lead UC San Diego’s New Campus Performance and Events Office

In this inaugural role, Kollar Smith will be positioned at the nexus of the university’s accelerating performance arts program. Read More »

SPOTLIGHT

Staff Summer Celebration 2022. Celebrating staff like non other.  

You’re Invited: Staff Summer Celebration Slated for Aug. 19

Join us in our annual celebration of UC San Diego staff, featuring lunch, giveaways and entertainment. Tickets will be available beginning at noon on Aug. 1 on the Staff Association website. Learn More »
 

Biological Age, Not Birthdate May Reveal Healthy Longevity »

 

Lactating Mice Pass along Common Antimicrobial to Pups, Initiating Liver Damage »

IN THE MEDIA

Pelosi’s planned visit to Taiwan raises concerns in the US and China »

PBS NewsHour  |  July 26

Why billionaires like MacKenzie Scott and Jack Dorsey are donating millions to this nonprofit that gives cash to the poor  »

Forbes  |  July 22

Should UC San Diego expand to Chula Vista? Rich Leib, the new chair of UC Regents, says yes »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  July 24

'The US is not prepared’: Hot temperatures stress transit systems »

Bloomberg  |  July 21

EVENTS

 
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AROUND CAMPUS

2021-22 Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Recipients »

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022-2023 Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Asia Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Mentoring Program »

2022 Dissertation Year Fellowship Award Recipients »

10x Increase in Sexploitation Scams »

 
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