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June 25, 2020
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Skewing the Vote
Voter ID laws discriminate against racial and ethnic minorities, new study reveals
New research from the University of California San Diego provides evidence that voter ID laws disproportionately reduce voter turnout in more racially diverse areas. As a result, the voices of racial minorities become more muted and the relative influence of white America grows. Read More »
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One-Time Treatment Generates New Neurons, Eliminates Parkinson’s Disease in Mice
UC San Diego researchers report they have successfully converted support cells of the brain called astrocytes into dopamine-producing neurons and reversed Parkinson’s disease symptoms in mice.  
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Wertheim School of Public Health graduates
Public Health Students Graduate and Enter the Workforce During Unprecedented Times
Students from the first graduating class of UC San Diego’s Wertheim School of Public Health share how they plan to become advocates for change and create demand for a strong public health infrastructure. Read More »
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Bringing a Child into the World, While the World Battles COVID-19
UC San Diego PhD Candidates
From Prison to Physics: ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’
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UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Launches Research Ethics Project
Rady School of Management
Rady School of Management Students Gain Opportunity to Assist with COVID-19 Recovery
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Scripps Oceanography’s SURF 2020 Program Goes Online
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship, a 10-week paid summer research experience that aims to increase diversity in geosciences, will carry on and add a new virtual program. Read More »
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Debut of Theatre District Living and Learning Neighborhood
UC San Diego names the Theatre District Living and Learning Neighborhood, highlighting the location and enhancements the project will bring to students and the community, pending UC Regent approval. Read More »
UC San Diego Receives $12 Million Endowment from the Hellman Foundation »
UC San Diego Named Among Top 10 Public Universities for LGBTQ+ Students »
CNN  |  June 23
UC San Diego is planning to test its students, faculty and staff regularly for Covid-19 in fall »
Medium  |  June 18
Class of 2020: from one data scientist to another »
Salon  |  June 20
We’re losing the war against surveillance capitalism because we let Big Tech frame the debate (Opinion) »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  June 24
UCSD duo takes aim at coronavirus with disinfection drones armed with UV lights »
Black Lives Matter
UC San Diego
June 19, 2020 at 8:35 a.m.
A Black Lives Matter mural was painted at the UC San Diego Visual Arts Facility by 3B Collective and Visual Arts Graduate students. View »
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Temporary Layoffs in Housing, Dining and Hospitality »
Supreme Court Decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy »
Appointment of a Faculty Director, Teaching + Learning Commons »
2020 Sustainability Awards Ceremony »
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