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May 13, 2021
 
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Chancellor Khosla Launches Scholarship and Fellowship Challenge.
New gifts will be matched 1:2 to increase access for the next generation of changemakers
To expand support for undergraduate and graduate students, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla has committed to providing a $1 match to every $2 donated in support for students, up to $5 million. The Chancellor’s Scholarship and Fellowship Challenge will multiply eligible gifts given to undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships and health-related professional school scholarships through the close of the Campaign for UC San Diego on June 30, 2022. Read More »
Hanna and Mark Gleiberman.
Hanna and Mark Gleiberman Gift $12 Million to UC San Diego’s Head and Neck Cancer Center
The gift will support many areas within the Gleiberman Head and Neck Cancer Center, including supporting clinical trials and growing a fellowship program. Read More »
 
Glenda Evans and her granddaughter.
Workshops Build Skills, Confidence for Caregivers Helping Students Through Turbulent Times
UC San Diego Extension’s PACE program features free workshops that equip caregivers with the knowledge and tools they need to support children’s learning and wellbeing. Read More »
Rivera-Chávez in lab.
A Push to Inoculate Vaccination Disparity
 
Mara Casebeer, Aditi Gnanasekar and Claire Zhang.
Undergraduate Researchers Earn Goldwater Scholarship
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Notice on Accellion Data Breach
The Accellion attack impacted University of California (UC), as it previously disclosed in early April. To get the latest information about this event, our response, and available credit protection services, please visit this page.
 
SPOTLIGHTS
Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day.  
Global Accessibility Awareness Fair 2021
On May 20, the UC San Diego Library is hosting an event that will teach you how to use and create digital technology that is inclusive to people with different disabilities. Register for the Fair »
RIMAC vaccination.  
Walk-Up Vaccination Now Available at RIMAC
Free COVID-19 vaccines are available to all UC San Diego students, faculty and staff at RIMAC—no appointment necessary. Please bring your campus ID. Learn More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
This System Helps Robots Better Navigate Emergency Rooms »
Early Screening Tool Leads to Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder »
IN THE MEDIA
KPBS  |  May 7
San Diego researcher: Rainforests thrive because of diversity »
Forbes  |  May 10
School reopenings ‘substantially’ increased Covid-19 spread in Texas, economic study finds »
Salon  |  May 9
Bunny, the dog that can "talk," starts asking existential questions »
CalMatters  |  May 11
First-generation college students push for in-person commencements »
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EVENTS
Sally Ride
 
 
CALENDAR
May 13-14, 2021
 
 
May 14, 2021
 
 
May 15, 2021
 
 
ATHLETICS
 J'Raan Brooks, Vuk Vulikic and Reed Farley.
 
 
SCHEDULE
5/14/21 at 3 p.m., ESPN3
Baseball vs. UC Davis
 
 
5/14-15/21, BigWest.TV
Softball at Cal Poly
 
 
5/15/21 at 12 p.m. (DH), ESPN3
Baseball vs. UC Davis
 
 
5/16/21 at 1 p.m., ESPN3
Baseball vs. UC Davis
 
 
Join us for Cabinet Conversations. May 25 at 10:00 am with Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health.
May 25 at 10 a.m. | Cabinet Conversations with Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health
CAMPUS NOTICES
In Memoriam: Chancellor Emerita Marye Anne Fox »
Campus Masking Policy Update »
New On-site Research Activity Guidelines, Including Music and Performing Arts Guidelines »
Distinguished Teaching Awards Ceremony »
 
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