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November 19, 2020
 
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UC San Diego Turns 60.
The university reflects on 60 years of changemaking and looks ahead toward the future
Over the span of six decades, what began as a brand new University of California campus situated on the coast of La Jolla has evolved into one of the top 20 research universities in the world. From the University of California San Diego’s start in 1960, founder Roger Revelle envisioned the institution as one that would stand out definitively from the rest.
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Univeristy of California Health Milk Bank.
University of California Health and UC San Diego Launch Only Accredited Milk Bank in Southwest
The facility represents a groundbreaking partnership between a blood bank and a mothers’ milk bank. Read More »
 
PAL remote session.
Pandemic Brings Together New Friends and Partners at Learning
In today's remote environment, UC San Diego’s PAL program has pivoted to include partners across the U.S. and even overseas. Read More »
Ingrid Tomac and Mahta Movasat.
Experimenting in Space to Help Prevent Mudslides Here on Earth
 
Rommie Amaro.
Clearing the Course for Glycans in Development of Flu Drugs
Holly Maine.  
Holly Maine: A Love for the Ocean and US Surf Livesaving Competitions
The women’s water polo junior is a 13-time National Champion in U.S. Surf Livesaving competitions. Read More »
teaching tent.
 
Q&A: Teaching Tents Take Shape
Carlos Jensen, associate vice chancellor of Education Innovation at UC San Diego, answers questions about the use of massive tents to enable students to learn outdoors. Read More »
 
SPOTLIGHT
solar panels.  
Reaching Zero Carbon Emissions in the US by 2050
As part of campus launch of the SDG Policy Initiative, the School of Global Policy and Strategy’s Gordon McCord will speak Nov. 24 about sustainable land use as part of a new strategy to cut CO2 emissions across the U.S. Learn More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
New US Strategy Unveiled for a Smart Competition with China in Science and Tech »
Exercised Over Nothing: Masks Don’t Impair Lung Function During Physical Activity »
IN THE MEDIA
CNN  |  Nov. 18
Coronavirus immunity in some people may last more than six months, early research suggests »
U.S. News & World Report  |  Nov. 17
What the pandemic did to workouts »
The New York Times  |  Nov. 16
Biden’s China policy? A balancing act for a toxic relationship »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Nov. 13
Scripps Research and UC San Diego win $2.5M CDC contract to track COVID-19 spread across San Diego »
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EVENTS
Annual Turkey Calling.
 
 
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drive-thru COVIS-19 testing,
Return to Learn Employee Quick Guide
CAMPUS NOTICES
Open Enrollment Checklist »
Fall Break and COVID-19 Campus Operations Update »
2020 Distinguished Research Award Lectures »
CA COVID Notify — Update to Apple iOS 14.2 to Continue Exposure Notifications »
 
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