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May 27, 2021
 
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Family Comes First in New Latinx/Chicanx College Prep Program.
UC San Diego has partnered with the Parent Institute for Quality Education to launch a pilot program designed to eliminate barriers to college success by educating parents about the pathway to college. The program serves local Latinx/Chicanx families, including those who are low-income, identified English Language Learners and first-generation college students. Read More »
Barbara Rae-Vente.
Decoding a Killer
Barbara Rae-Venter ’72, Ph.D. ’76 used investigative genetic genealogy to track down the Golden State Killer and bring criminal probes to entirely new levels. Read More »
 
covid-19 tests vending machines on campus.
UC San Diego Response to Pandemic Recognized with National Award
The campus has received the 2021 American Council of Education/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. Read More »
Jenn Dandle during the Global Accessibility Awareness Fair.
Serving Diverse Digital Tech Users
 
Zoom screenshot of the 2021 Women in Leadership Conference.
Ten Moments from 2021 Women in Leadership Conversation
Standing statue at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.  
First Clinical Trial to Assess Alzheimer’s Gene Therapy Receives $5 Million
School of Medicine researchers will conduct a first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial of a gene therapy for treating Alzheimer’s disease. Read More »
SPOTLIGHT
Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom.  
Breaking Boundaries and Pushing Past Borderlines
Join us this evening for “Crossing Borders: Exploring San Diego’s Dynamic Binational Region,” an Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom virtual event exploring the myths and realities of our vibrant region. Register Here »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Cross Border Effort to Vaccinate 10,000 Maquiladora Workers »
Dual Impacts of Extreme Heat, Ozone Disproportionately Hurt Poorer Areas »
IN THE MEDIA
National Geographic  |  May 25
In California, extreme heat and ozone pollution hit poor communities hardest »
CNN  |  May 22
Deadly flooding. 'Zombie fires.' A massive iceberg. It's been a wild week in weather and climate change »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  May 25
Cross-border effort under way to vaccinate thousands of maquiladora workers  »
U.S. News & World Report  |  May 24
Science studies most likely to be wrong are the most widely read »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Green Sea Turtle.
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May 20, 2021
New research from Scripps Institution of Oceanography alumna Megan Hanna found that green sea turtles are indeed year-round residents, finding refuge in the protected waters off La Jolla. View Post »
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EVENTS
Cryptocurrency and Central Bank Digital Currency.
 
 
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ATHLETICS
 
 
SCHEDULE
5/27/21 at 5 p.m., ESPN3
Baseball vs. CSUN
 
 
5/28/21 at 1 p.m. (DH), ESPN3
Baseball vs. CSUN
 
 
5/28/21–5/29/21
MROW at IRA Championships
 
 
5/29/21 at 1 p.m., ESPN3
Baseball vs. CSUN
 
 
May 27: Faculty and Research Town Hall
CAMPUS NOTICES
2021-2022 UC Salary Program »
A Message from UC President Drake »
Updates from your CHRO »
Spring 2021 Academic Senate Election Results »
 
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