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March 17, 2022
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REMUS 6000 autonomous underwater vehicle aboard Research Vessel Sally Ride.

UC San Diego Receives $7.35 Million in Federal Community Project Funding

Federal funding will aid ocean dumpsite and cliff erosion research, and improve telehealth offerings
UC San Diego will receive $7.35 million in Community Project Funding as part of an appropriations bill approved by Congress on March 12. The one-time community project funds are designed to provide critical infrastructure, health and human services, and research resources to help the region continue on its path to post-pandemic recovery. Read More »
Alec J. Calac  

UC San Diego Student Catches Eye of White House

Alec J. Calac has been invited by the Biden administration to join some of the nation’s leading clinicians and scholars as a participant in the Health Equity Leaders Roundtable Series. Read More »
The #IfThenSheCan - The Exhibit.

UC San Diego Women Scientists Featured in Statue Exhibit at the Smithsonian

On display from March 5 to 27, the Smithsonian’s “#IfThenSheCan - The Exhibit” features the statues of two UC San Diego scientists among a collection of 120 statues of women in STEM. Read More »

Diversity and Science Lecture Series Gets Funded

A graduate seminar series that highlights the academic journeys of early-career scientists from diverse backgrounds has received a $460,000 grant to expand its programming at UC San Diego and beyond. Read More »
Children wearing face masks gather outside their classroom at a school in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in West Africa.

UC San Diego Awarded $38 Million USAID Grant to Improve Global Health Equity

person receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Financial Incentives Can Reduce Vaccine Hesitancy, but only in Large Amounts

Advanced Imaging Reveals New Cellular and Molecular Details of Coral-Algae Relationship »
Study Answers Questions about an Elusive Tiny Molecule »


Meet the animator who made Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’ so cute and fluffy »

Miami Herald  |  March 11

Here’s how state lawmakers want to help Californians facing high gas prices »

Mercury News  |  March 14

UC San Diego physicist winning fans with his joyously geeky podcast ‘Into the Impossible’ »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  March 12

Want respect at work? Ditch the emojis »

U.S. News & World Report  |  March 15


March 23, 2022
March 21–27, 2022
March 31, 2022


2022 YWCA TWIN Award Nominations for Women Staff »

Deadline Approaching March 21: Nominations for Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Awards 2021–2022 »

Faculty and Researcher Dashboard Launch and Progress Updates »

Remaining Vigilant: Ongoing Campus Safety Protocols »



Baseball vs. UConn »

3/19/22 at 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+)

Softball doubleheader vs. CSU Bakersfield  »

3/20/22 at 1 p.m. (ESPN+)

Golf Hosts UC San Diego Invitational »

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