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May 14, 2020
 
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Lead: A Brave New Virtual World of Work
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in remote work on an unprecedented scale. UC San Diego, like other organizations around the globe, has had to pivot toward telework for staff and faculty members alike. Elizabeth Lyons, an assistant professor of management at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, predicts this sudden transition to virtual will create a "new normal" in the world of work. Read More »
Campus Transformation
Pandemic Response Places Some Campus Transformation Projects on Pause
UC San Diego is executing a long-range development plan, with multiple construction projects underway. However, the COVID-19 pandemic response will pause some of these projects. Read More »
 
Triton Transfer Hub
Transfer Students Start Strong with New Success Center
To ensure transfer student success, UC San Diego recently opened the Triton Transfer Hub, focused on timely degree completion, high-impact learning experiences, professional development and community building. Read More »
New Algorithm Analyzes the Genetic Building Blocks of Immunity
New Algorithm Analyzes the Genetic Building Blocks of Immunity
 
CIO 100 Awards
UC San Diego Wins Prestigious CIO 100 Award
Mark Herzik 2020 Searle Scholar  
UC San Diego’s Mark Herzik Named 2020 Searle Scholar
Mark Herzik, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is one of 15 U.S. scientists to receive $300,000 for high-risk, high-reward research. Read More »
VIDEO SPOTLIGHTS
 
Today, We Kick Off u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring
For 32 hours on May 14–15, we are highlighting all the ways we are persevering, working together and caring for one another. Be a changemaker and join the cause at ucare.ucsd.edu.  
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A Deeper Look at COVID-19: Vaccines, Drugs and the Evolutionary Arms Race
UC San Diego scientists gather for a second UCTV roundtable to address the biology of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the unprecedented global scientific race to stop its spread. Watch Video »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Researchers Turn Algae Leftovers into Renewable Products with Flare »
Ruth S. Waterman, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology »
IN THE MEDIA
Inside Higher Ed  |  May 8
Return to Learn (Op Ed) »
CNN  |  May 13
Gulping down 1 or more sugary drinks a day could put you at risk for cardiovascular disease »
Chronicle of Higher Education  |  May 7
Its eyes on the fall, one campus is conducting a public-health dry run. Here’s what that looks like. »
The Washington Post  |  May 13
Hoovering the ocean »
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EVENTS
14th Annual Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration Spring 2020
 
 
CALENDAR
May 15, 2020
10th Annual Adam D. Kamil Media Awards Ceremony »
 
 
May 19, 2020
Palooza Tuesday: Empowerment and Innovation »
 
 
May 19, 2020
Short Tales from the Mothership »
 
 
UC Path At Work Item
Learn about UC Path’s upcoming self-service features
CAMPUS NOTICES
Message from the Chancellor: Financial Impact of COVID-19 »
Balancing Remote Work and Caregiving »
May Updates for UC San Diego Academics »
2020 Associated Students Elections »
 
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