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November 14, 2019
 
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Vaping: A Serious Hit to Your Health
Vaping rates have recently increased by 48 percent in middle school students and 78 percent in high school students, according to Dr. Atul Malhotra, a critical care pulmonologist at UC San Diego Health. “I am seeing more (vaping) patients with serious lung issues in the ICU and it is devastating,” he said. Physicians also are concerned that “vaping is not an alternative to cigarette smoking, but rather a gateway,” he said. Read More »
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Phage Therapy Shows Promise Beyond Treating Infections
For the first time, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers and their collaborators have successfully applied phage therapy in mice for a condition that’s not considered a classic bacterial infection: alcoholic liver disease. Read More »
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UC San Diego Alumni Power San Diego Robotics Ecosystem
From companies worth billions of dollars to startups employing a small number of people, UC San Diego engineering alumni are at the core of the robotics ecosystem here in San Diego County. Read More »
 
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Self-Driving Mail Delivery Begins on Campus
If you’ve seen carts that look like they’re driving themselves around campus this quarter, you have not been imagining things. Two self-driving vehicles have started delivering mail. Read More »
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Happy 2019 Founders Day UC San Diego!
 
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James Soto Antony: From First-Gen College Student to Innovative Higher Ed Leader
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Music and Movement Underscore Opening Productions in Theatre and Dance’s Latest Season »
New Chip for Waking Up Small Wireless Devices Could Extend Battery Life »
IN THE MEDIA
Washington Post  |  Nov. 13
The extraordinary rise and fall of Evo Morales »
Newsweek  |  Nov. 7
Majority of U.S. border residents say they disapprove of Donald Trump’s immigration policies: study »
CBS News  |  Nov. 8
Microplastics "washing right out into the ocean," marine biologists say »
KPBS  |  Nov. 7
San Diego climate researcher joins thousands of scientists in declaring a ‘climate emergency’ »
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EVENTS
Symposium: Enhancing the International Student Experience
 
 
CALENDAR
November 14
Exploring the Universe: From Antarctica to the Stars, a Fulbright Speaker Series Talk »
 
 
November 21
ArtPower Presents: Gingee »
 
 
November 21
Symposium on the Indigenous Language Communities of the Californias (SILCC) »
 
 
SPOTLIGHT
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Apply Now to Receive a $500 Student Grant
UC San Diego Extension is offering a limited number of student grants. Each grant is valued at $500 and may be used for an Extension class and/or test preparation course. Conditions apply. Applications are open from Nov. 18-22. Read More »
ATHLETICS
Delaney Whittet
 
 
SCHEDULE
11/15/19 & 11/17/19 All Day
Men's Soccer hosts CCAA Tournament
 
 
11/15/19 & 11/17/19 All Day
Women's Soccer hosts CCAA Tournament
 
 
11/16/19 at 10 a.m.
Men's Water Polo vs. Sunset San Diego
 
 
11/16/19 at Noon
Men's Water Polo vs. San Francisco Olympic Club
 
 
UC San Diego’s Thanksgiving Exchange Program
CAMPUS NOTICES
CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Voigt Drive Improvements and Campus Point Drive Realignment and Project - Phase 1 – November 2019 thru November 2020 »
Notice of Senate Election – Voting Reminder »
Passing of David M. Goodblatt, Distinguished Professor Emeritus »
Community Alert – Sexual Battery »
 
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