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June 18, 2020
 
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Bill Whitaker to Class of 2020: We Need You Change Agents to light the pathway forward
Confronting a pandemic and the virus of racism, UC San Diego’s keynote Commencement speaker CBS correspondent Bill Whitaker inspired Class of 2020 graduates to create meaningful change for ‘healing, rebuilding, re-imagining.’ Read More »
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To Wear a Mask or Not, Is Not the Question; Research Indicates It’s the Answer
UC San Diego Nobel Laureate Mario Molina plays a key role in a new study that shows the coronavirus spreads mainly through airborne transmission and that wearing a face mask is the most effective way to prevent new infections. Read More »
 
Rommie Amaro
Sugar-Coating Disguise Allows for Coronavirus Infection
The coronavirus wraps itself in a sugary cloak made up of molecules called glycans in order to trick the human immune system into identifying it as being harmless, according to new research by biochemist Rommie Amaro and colleagues.
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Biologist Sonya Neal Named 2020 Pew Scholar
 
Robert Shillman
‘Doctor of Philanthropy’ Gives $1 Million Gift toward Blood Cancer Research
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Nanosponges Could Intercept Coronavirus Infection
Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to hijack host cells and reproduce. Read More »
VIDEO SPOTLIGHT
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It's Time for a Change
Several UC San Diego scholar-athletes produced a video for social media demanding change and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. View Video »
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Tritons Tackling Xenophobia: Battling Racism in the Era of COVID-19
Join VC for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Becky Petitt and leading UC San Diego experts on June 26 for a conversation on xenophobia before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Register Here »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Pioneering Scientist and Innovator Larry Smarr Retires »
Novel Antisense Drug Shows Promise in Slowing Fatty Liver Disease »
IN THE MEDIA
CBS Evening News  |  June 16
Improving ventilation in buildings could help reduce spread of coronavirus, study says »
The New York Times  |  June 17
Emissions are surging back as countries and states reopen »
CNN  |  June 12
Best way to reduce coronavirus transmission is by wearing a face mask, study finds »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  June 16
UCSD AD Earl Edwards and his mission of racial equality »
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June 13, 2020 at 11:57 a.m.
During Virtual Commencement 2020, graduates participated in a tassel turn to mark the milestone and signify the earning of a degree. View Post »
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Social Sessions: Triton Trivia on June 24
CAMPUS NOTICES
Research Town Hall and Research Ramp-Up Reminders »
Retirement of Professor and California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) Founder, Larry Smarr »
Department of Theatre and Dance Chair »
Transformative Open Access Agreement »
 
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