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July 7, 2022
 
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Pepper Canyon West Living and Learning Neighborhood

UC San Diego Receives $100 Million in State Funding for New Student Housing

The university has received $100 million in state funding for the Pepper Canyon West Living and Learning Neighborhood, which will provide more than 1,300 single-occupancy rooms to transfer and upper-division undergraduate students when it opens in the fall of 2024. The funding is part of a new Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program established by the California Legislature. Read More »
rendering of the Epstein Family Amphitheater.  

UC San Diego Announces Inaugural Artists Performing at the Epstein Family Amphitheater

UC San Diego will celebrate the opening of its 2,650-seat, open-air venue with an inaugural lineup of performances, from a rock band to the symphony. Read More »
National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan visit.

NSF Director Touts Magnitude of UC San Diego Research and Outreach During Visit

The National Science Foundation director and key team members visited campus last week, learning about UC San Diego research initiatives from ocean science to earthquake safety. Read More »
 
UC San Diego student decathlon team.

UC San Diego Students to Compete in Sustainability Decathlon

A UC San Diego student team is putting their skills to work as they design a sustainable and affordable house for the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon, which takes place in October 2023. Read More »
Makena Burke surfing.

UC San Diego Awards Its First Surf Scholarship

 
mouse models researchers studied.

A Rhythmic Small Intestinal Microbiome Prevents Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

 

Olga Dudko Receives Prestigious Simons Investigator Award »

 

These Energy-Packed Batteries Work Well in Extreme Cold and Heat »

 

UC San Diego Team Explores Nervous System Workings Related to PTSD, Other Mental Health Disorders »

IN THE MEDIA

What drives doctors to take their own lives »

U.S. News & World Report  |  July 5

How Delta-8 THC works — and why experts are worried about it »

New York Times  |  July 1

Opinion: Let’s not pretend we’re keeping our promises on asylum »

New York Times  |  July 2

More promising phage news - using bacteria-killing viruses to treat antibiotic-resistant infections »

Forbes  |  June 30

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AROUND CAMPUS

Appointment of Steven R. Garfin as Interim Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences »

In Memoriam: Founding Chair of Linguistics, Leonard D. Newmark »

New Public Transit Pilot Program to Support Campus Sustainability and Provide Savings to Employees »

Appointment of Victor Ferreira as Associate Vice Chancellor Faculty Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion »

 
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