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November 18, 2021
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Design and Innovation building

UC San Diego Opens the Design and Innovation Building

UC San Diego is supercharging the region’s capacity for new discovery by opening the Design and Innovation Building, a 74,000-square-foot space dedicated to sparking disruptive ideas, products and services. The new building features four distinct spaces: The Basement, Maker Space, The Design Lab and the Entrepreneurship Center. Read More »
Scripps Ocean Atmosphere Research Simulator

SOARS Readies for Flight

A new miniature ocean is being constructed at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Set to become operational in 2022, it will provide an ability unmatched in the world to replicate what takes place in the seas of today. Read More »
American Indian Medical Student Blessing Ceremony and Blanket Presentation.

UC San Diego Welcomes Native American Medical Students with Blanket Ceremony

Eight Native American medical students were recognized Nov. 10 as part of the School of Medicine’s inaugural American Indian Medical Student Blessing Ceremony and Blanket Presentation. Read More »
Patent Models: A Celebration of American Invention exhibition.

UC San Diego Celebrates Hidden History of US Innovation with Exhibit of 19th Century Patent Models

Jasmine Faniel

Pregnant, Breastfeeding or Trying? Here’s What COVID-19 Means for You


2021 Founders Celebration

Students, staff and faculty were invited to celebrate UC San Diego’s anniversary on Nov. 16 with free treats, music, giveaways and more.
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Commitment, Community and Success: A Return to Learn Update

UC San Diego’s entire campus community has contributed to the remarkable success of our Return to Learn response to the global pandemic. See how our spirit of community and commitment sets us apart as Tritons. Watch Video »

Illuminating Dark Matter in Human DNA »


UC San Diego has 9th highest number of top scientists in the world and could soon pass MIT »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  November 16

Medicare Advantage's cost to taxpayers has soared in recent years, research finds »

NPR  |  November 11

In 1 week, 900,000+ kids got the COVID-19 vaccine. How close are we to herd immunity? »

Healthline  |  November 12

Latina first-generation college students draw on lessons, mentor others »

NBC News  |  November 10


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COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Now Available for all UC San Diego Students and Employees »

Open Enrollment Checklist »

Distinguished Research Award Lectures »

Updates from Human Resources »



Men’s Water Polo at WWPA Championship »

11/19/21 – 11/21/21

Women’s Volleyball vs. Long Beach State »

11/19/21 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

Women’s Basketball vs. Cal »

11/20/21 at 4 p.m. (ESPN+)
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