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November 4, 2021
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Rendering Phase One Outpatient Pavilion Hillcrest Campus.

UC San Diego Breaks Ground on a Multi-Phase, Multi-Billion-Dollar Redevelopment of Hillcrest Medical Campus

Construction began this week on an approximately 10-acre site on the Hillcrest Campus. It marks the first phase of a multi-phase plan to redevelop the full medical campus, providing new facilities, new technology, increased capacity, expanded care offerings and other community services and amenities. Read More »
Smruthi Karthikeyan, PhD, picks up wastewater samples.  

The Proof is in the Poop

Go behind the scenes to see how UC San Diego researchers sift through campus sewage every day for signs of COVID-19. Wastewater screening, part of the Return to Learn program, is an early warning system to prevent outbreaks. Read More »
President Drake with students.

UC President Makes First Visit to UC San Diego

During a recent visit to UC San Diego, University of California President Michael Drake made it a priority to speak with students, staff and faculty as well as to thank frontline workers. Read More »
Corrine Peek-Asa

UC San Diego Names Corrine Peek-Asa as New Vice Chancellor for Research

Corinne Peek-Asa has been appointed as UC San Diego’s new Vice Chancellor for Research, effective January 1, 2022. Read More »
to the yellow house artwork.

La Jolla Playhouse Brings in Theatre and Dance Talent, Expertise for their Latest World Premiere

View of Scripps Pier.

UC San Diego Announces Teams for Blue Tech Accelerator


San Diego trolley.  

You’re Invited to the Trolley Grand Opening

The grand opening of the UC San Diego Blue Line trolley extension is Sunday, Nov. 21. Come celebrate our campus being connected like never before with giveaways, music, food and more. Read More »

UC San Diego Faculty Receive Trifecta of National Awards »


Making Voice Assistants Accessible for Older Patients »


Are green jet fuels finally ready for takeoff? »

Wired  |  October 27

Massive undersea mountain named after famed UC San Diego oceanographer Walter Munk »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  October 28

What’s at stake at COP26—the crucial global climate summit »

National Geographic  |  October 28

California changed the country with weed legalization — is it high time for the feds to catch up? »

Los Angeles Times  |  November 3


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UC San Diego Veterans Staff Association Veterans Recognition Ceremony »

Open Enrollment »

Important Information Regarding This Year's Flu Vaccine Mandate for Employees »

Updated Guidance for In-Person Events »



Swimming & Diving vs. UC Santa Barbara »

11/06/21 at 11 a.m.

Fencing Hosts Blade Runner »

11/06/21 – 11/07/21 All Day

Men’s Basketball at Cal »

11/09/21 at 2 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
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