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March 11, 2021
 
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Revealing the Secrets of Seaweed
UC San Diego researchers explore seaweed genome diversity in first-of-its-kind project
Seaweeds represent a multi-billion-dollar industry around the globe. Researchers in marine chemist Bradley Moore’s lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography have been working to unravel the complex chemistry of seaweeds, particularly how they construct certain molecules that could have important applications in fields such as manufacturing and medicine. Read More »
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Feminist Transformations
The campus’s 2021 Women’s Herstory Month theme is “Feminist Transformations,” an invitation for all to reflect on the possibilities to create change that exist after an unprecedented year. This moment in history is prime for progress. Read More »
 
Jaida Day
Computer Science Student Brings Black Beauty Products to UC San Diego
Jaida Day launched her Black Beauty Near You business with a goal of making Black hair and skin care products more accessible to UC San Diego students. Read More »
COVID-19 vaccine
Q&A with Dr. Robert Schooley: Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe and Effective?
 
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New Partnership Broadens Research on Complicated Escalation of Violence in Mexico
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With Gene Therapy, Scientists Develop Opioid-Free Solution for Chronic Pain
UC San Diego researchers have developed a possible new therapy for chronic pain that works by temporarily repressing a gene involved in sensing pain. Read More »
SPOTLIGHTS
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Meet UC San Diego’s Leading-Edge Women in STEM
Join us March 24 for “Full STEM Ahead: The Journeys of UC San Diego Women in Science.” This virtual Evening of Nonconventional Wisdom event spotlights leading-edge students, alumnae, faculty and researchers. Register Here »
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Spring Break 2021
Students are invited to join in dozens of in-person, hybrid and remote events over Spring Break, with tracks in Art, Adventure, Leadership, Disability Awareness, Social Justice, Research, Wellbeing and more. See Events »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Decreases in Exercise More Closely Linked with Higher Rates of Depression during the Pandemic »
‘Wearable Microgrid’ Uses the Human Body to Sustainably Power Small Gadgets »
IN THE MEDIA
NPR  |  March 5
Study finds wildfire smoke more harmful to humans than pollution from cars »
The Washington Post  |  March 5
More than 50 companies have vowed to be carbon-neutral by 2040 »
KGTV  |  March 9
UC San Diego grad, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir looks to break more barriers »
The Washington Post  |  March 5
Great apes at the San Diego Zoo got coronavirus vaccines: ‘These animals are incredibly precious’ »
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ATHLETICS
 
 
SCHEDULE
3/11-14/2021, ESPN3
Baseball vs. Santa Clara
 
 
3/11/2021 at 6 p.m., BigWest.TV
Women's Water Polo vs. Hawaii
 
 
3/12/2021 at 3 p.m.
Men's Tennis vs. Boise State
 
 
3/12/2021 at 5 p.m., ESPN3
Men's Volleyball vs. No. 12 UC Irvine
 
 
March 12: How to Support a Student Survivor
CAMPUS NOTICES
Unfunded Agreements in Kuali Research Go Live on March 15, 2021 »
Participation on the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Issues »
Request for Proposals - Global Seminars Summer 2022 - Faculty-Led Study Abroad »
Updates from your CHRO »
 
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