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A Safe Start for Back to School.
Campus mitigates COVID-19 virus transmission during its 10-day undergraduate move-in for nearly 6,000 students
UC San Diego’s in-person activities are off to a safe start under the campus’ Return to Learn program. With the beginning of the fall quarter on Sept. 28, 5,730 undergraduate students moved on campus over a 10-day period beginning Sept. 19. The university mapped out a staggered move-in process to allow for physical distancing as well as mandatory testing, all in an effort to provide a world-class education to students amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »
Chancellor Khosla speaking New Student Welcome Convocation.
Students Welcomed Back with First-Ever ‘T-Wow,’ A Virtual Welcome Week
The virtually recast Welcome Week, otherwise known as T-WOW, has created opportunities for students to join other Tritons navigating the 2020-21 academic year. Read More »
 
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Grants Totaling $700K Fund Two Major Projects Aimed at Advancing Faculty Diversity
With the largest proportion of applicants to the UC System now students of color, it is critical that UC San Diego recruit more diverse faculty to foster an inclusive campus climate. Read More »
UC San Diego COVID-19 Forecast Now Part of CDC Model
 
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Researchers Use Satellite Imaging to Map Groundwater Use in California’s Central Valley
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Q&A: How to Access Library Services
Audrey Geisel University Librarian Erik Mitchell describes the new curbside pickup options, how to connect to electronic reserves and more services available while Library facilities are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Read More »
 
UC San Diego students and employees add CA COVID Notify to phone
VIDEO SPOTLIGHT
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Join the Triton Talent Show Oct. 7
Back by popular demand, the Staff Association announces the return of the Triton Talent Show. Musicians, chefs, storytellers, dancers, crafters, comedians, magicians—share your videos or perform live. Sign up today or send the link to a colleague to share their talent. Register »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict Loneliness »
Kawasaki Disease is not a Homogenous Disease nor are its Triggers »
IN THE MEDIA
CBS News  |  September 30
Three scientists give their best advice on how to protect yourself from COVID-19 »
The New York Times  |  September 25
How do children fight off the coronavirus? »
Wall Street Journal  |  September 25
California wants cars to run on electricity. It’s going to need a much bigger grid »
KUSI  |  September 29
Barriers to contact tracing in San Diego County’s Latino community »
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September 29, 2020 at 10:46 a.m.
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, getting a flu shot is the most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your community. Learn more about your options for getting a flu shot »
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Return to Learn Student Town Hall.
 
 
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The Remarkable Remote Worker
CAMPUS NOTICES
Support for our Faculty and Students at the Start of Fall Quarter »
Call for Applications and Nominations – Earl Warren College Provost Search »
All Senate Welcome Fall 2020 »
Standing with Our Black Campus Community »
 
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