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May 5, 2022
 
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Peace of Mind

Mental health resources evolve to support UC San Diego students
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we spoke to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Director Reina Juarez to learn how she and her team have helped students maintain peace of mind in a world that presents constant stressors. Read More »
Innovation Day at Petco Park.  

First-Ever Innovation Day at Petco Park Showcases Diversity of UC San Diego’s Innovation Workforce

Over 100 startups and business leaders convened in Petco Park for the inaugural Innovation Day on April 28—including many with direct ties to UC San Diego. Read More »

Breaking Through to the Brain

Bioengineering professor Ester Kwon and her team are developing nanomaterials that could be used to diagnose traumatic brain injury on the spot. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego Ranked No. 6 Best Value Public College by The Princeton Review

UC San Diego was recognized for offering students a great education at an affordable cost. Read More »
Arshad B. Desai, Karen Oegema and Ana Celia Zentella.

Three UC San Diego Faculty Members Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

 
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Triton Innovation Challenge Honors Innovative Startups With Environmental Focus

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Sun God Festival Returns

After a two-year hiatus, the student-curated, daylong music and arts festival is back! This year’s Sun God featured live performances by nationally touring artists Iann Dior, Keshi, UMI and more. View Slideshow »
 

SPOTLIGHT

u.care May 12 to 13.  

Save the Date for u.care, UC San Diego’s Day of Caring

Beginning on Thursday, May 12, UC San Diego and the entire Triton community will unite for 32 hours, raising awareness and giving to causes across campus. Join the Cause »
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Local Doctors Provide Humanitarian Aid to Refugees

Dr. Manoj Monga with UC San Diego Health and Dr. Kelly Swords with Rady Children’s Hospital joined a group of Southern California doctors to provide medical care to Ukrainian refugees crossing into Poland. Watch the Video »
 

Study: Unprecedented Increase in Number of Border Wall Falls and Trauma »

 

Educate to Indoctrinate: Education Systems Were First Designed to Suppress Dissent »

 

Study of Promising Alzheimer’s Marker in Blood Prompts Warning About Brain-Boosting Supplements »

 

Arrhythmia Mapping Technology Demonstrates Positive Clinical Results »

IN THE MEDIA

The vanishing variants: Lessons from Gamma, Iota and Mu »

The New York Times  |  May 4

Americans see Afghan and Ukrainian refugees very differently. Why? »

The Washington Post  |  April 29

Abortion opinion leak unprecedented but not a Supreme Court first »

NBC News  |  May 3

The history of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month »

KFMB  |  May 3

EVENTS

 
May 6, 2022
 
 
May 11, 2022
 
 
May 10, 2022
 

AROUND CAMPUS

Annual Campus Lighting & Safety Review Walks »

Notice of Senate Election – Voting Open »

Funds Available for Staff Training and Career Development  »

16th Annual Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration »

ATHLETICS

 

Track & Field at Fullerton Twilight »

May 6
 
 

Softball DH at CSUN »

May 7 at 1 p.m. (ESPN+)
 
 

Baseball vs. Cal State Fullerton »

May 8 at 1 p.m. (ESPN+, KSDT)
 
 
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