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March 18, 2021
 
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Spring Breal: Stay and Play to Keep COVID-19 Outbreaks Away
Learn to surf at one of the most popular beaches in Southern California. Don your disco outfit and lace up your skates for an outdoor skate party. Or delve into research on the science behind cheese, including a taste test. The best part—you can do it all at UC San Diego during Spring Break! Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to take part in dozens of free events between March 21-28, happening outdoors in small groups, in a hybrid format as well as fully virtual. Read More »
Party Hat (Orange) sculpture.
Monumental Sculpture by Jeff Koons Debuts at Jacobs Medical Center
A new sculpture by artist Jeff Koons debuts as part of the 150-piece Healing Arts Collection at the Jacobs Medical Center. Read More »
 
vaccination administration at UC San Diego.
Your Questions, Answered: Examining Mistrust and Vaccines
Expert panelists respond to audience questions from the first Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom online event, “The Fear Factor: Examining Mistrust and Vaccines.” Read More »
Irvin Silverstein and family.
Inspirational Campus Leader Battling Stage 4 Cancer Receives One of Dentistry’s Highest Honors
 
2021 Kyoto Prize laureates.
Kyoto Prize Honors Historic Contributions to Science and Culture
Gordon Ye.  
Pre-med Student Melds Matrix and Medicine
In February 2021, Gordon Ye, a second-year pre-med student at UC San Diego, was first author of the paper “Physician Death by Suicide in the United States: 2012-2016.” Read More »
SPOTLIGHTS
Scripps Pier with rainbow.  
A New Beginning
We are planning for a gradual return to full campus operations by the start of the fall quarter and embracing a new vision for our future workplace. Read More »
Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom graphic.  
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 Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom event spotlights leading-edge students, alumnae, faculty and researchers. Register Here »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Writing a New Chapter on Innovation »
How to Speed Up Muscle Repair »
IN THE MEDIA
60 Minutes  |  March 14
The coronavirus variants experts are most concerned about »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  March 17
Surgeon walks 26.2 miles in his cancer patient’s shoes »
The Washington Post  |  March 13
Most viruses around us are benign; some are even lifesaving »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  March 17
With COVID-19 infections at nearly zero, UC San Diego urges students not to go away for spring break »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
students in Professor Karen Dobkins showing appreciation remotely.
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Friday, March 12, 2021
For the past year, our amazing faculty have been reconfiguring instruction for remote and hybrid learning. Watch students in Professor Karen Dobkins behavioral neuroscience class show their gratitude for her via Zoom. View Post »
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EVENTS
Return to Learn Staff Town Hall.
 
 
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March 19, 2021
 
 
March 24, 2021
 
 
March 24, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
UC San Diego Ask the AD.
 
 
SCHEDULE
3/21/2021 at noon BigWest.TV
Women's Water Polo vs. San Diego State
 
 
3/21/2021 at noon (DH), ESPN3
Softball vs. San Diego
 
 
3/22/2021 at noon
Women's Tennis vs. Portland State
 
 
bear statue.
Explore Resources for Managing Stress and Uncertainty in 2021
CAMPUS NOTICES
Faculty and Researchers Return to Campus »
Campus Operations Update »
HDH Graduate Housing Pricing Update »
Additional Investment in Doctoral and MFA Summer Support »
 
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