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May 21, 2020
 
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Tritons Meet the Coronavirus Challenge with Resiliency and Acts of Kindness
They have launched a pen pal program for seniors to combat loneliness. They are sharing nutritious yet affordable recipes with their fellow students. They are even helping their grandparents with daily errands. Despite having future plans, such as service trips and other in-person outreach efforts upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, many UC San Diego students have found creative ways to stay involved with the campus and give back. Read More »
Wellness Project Serves as Lifeline to Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic
Wellness Project Serves as Lifeline to Senior Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic
UC San Diego Health has developed a new program to connect with high-risk older patients who are often sheltering in place alone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »
 
The Psychedelic Science of Pain
UC San Diego’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination has launched a new collaborative program to study the potential of psilocybin—the active compound in ‘magic mushrooms’—and other related compounds to promote healing and help manage pain. Read More »
The Psychedelic Science of Pain
Telehealth Visits Allow Patients to Connect to Care During COVID-19
 
Back to Basics: Securing Students' Food
Back to Basics: Securing Students’ Food, Housing and Financial Needs
SPOTLIGHT
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You Showed u.care!
During last week’s u.care—UC San Diego’s Day of Caring—our campus community raised over $650,000 from more than 1,400 gifts, showing our compassion for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego Named 6th Best University in State by QS World University Rankings: USA »
eCOVID Platform Provides Remote Patient Monitoring »
IN THE MEDIA
Washington Post  |  May 14
Colleges push viral testing, other ideas for reopening in fall. But some worry about deepening the health crisis »
Inside Higher Ed  |  May 18
What it’s gonna take »
NBC News  |  May 17
Knock-knock no more: Doors are being redesigned amid COVID-19 »
BBC  |  May 15
Shimmering ‘glitter worms’ found at the bottom of the sea »
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Have you been to the beach at night to see the glowing blue waves? A red tide on the Southern California coast is bringing a spectacular display of bioluminescence to beaches at night. But what is the science behind this natural light show? View Post »
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May 27, 2020
Visual Arts Remote Guest Lecture: Steffanie Ling »
 
 
May 27, 2020
Book Talk with Author Cathy Park Hong »
 
 
June 2, 2020
Post-Pandemic Futures, with Karen Lord and Peter Schwartz »
 
 
Summer Staff Celebration
Online Survey | Staff Summer Celebration 2020
CAMPUS NOTICES
Letter to the Community from President Janet Napolitano  »
Planning for June 1st Ramp Up of Research During COVID-19 Pandemic »
Revisions to the Consumption of Alcoholic and/or Malt Beverages Policy »
Reminder - Call for Nominations for Faculty Research Lecturer Award 2019-20 Academic Year »
 
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