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October 15, 2020
 
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UC San Diego Announces Launch of Changemaker Institute.
The new campuswide initiative will champion, oversee and reinforce changemaking efforts throughout UC San Diego
From improving wildfire monitoring to developing biodegradable products for a more sustainable future, UC San Diego has distinguished itself as a leader in pushing boundaries and challenging expectations to promote positive change. Now, the university is poised to continue advancing its efforts to solve society’s most urgent issues with the recent launch of the Changemaker Institute at UC San Diego. Read More »
Mario Molina with Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla.
Nobel Laureate, Pioneer in Atmospheric Chemistry Mario Molina Dies
UC San Diego Distinguished Professor Mario Molina, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will be remembered for dedicating his life to research and working to protect the environment. Read More »
 
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Keeling Curve Receives Continuation Funding from Eric and Wendy Schmidt
$1.45M in continuation funding from philanthropists Eric and Wendy Schmidt will support Keeling Curve carbon dioxide and ocean pH measurements—key indicators of global warming. Read More »
Student at the Student Success Center.
A Chapter of Renewal: Student Success Center Coalesces Efforts to Resurrect Underrepresented STEM Student Group
 
Students at a protest.
Marshall College: Now More Than Ever
Dr. Susan Little and Dr. Stephen A. Spector.
 
Q&A: When Will a COVID-19 Vaccine Be Ready?
School of Medicine experts Dr. Susan Little and Dr. Stephen A. Spector share how the campus community can get involved in vaccine trials, when a vaccine may be approved and how they are designed to produce antibodies. Read More »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Studies Find Even Minimal Physical Activity Measurably Boosts Health »
UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research Awarded over $5M for Energy Projects »
IN THE MEDIA
The New York Times  |  October 9
The coronavirus unveiled »
The Washington Post  |  October 13
Analysis: Women earn more and are more likely to have jobs when Democrats run the state legislature »
The Washington Post  |  October 8
Analysis: There’s a growing gap in how Democrats and Republicans plan to vote »
KNSD  |  October 8
UCSD students opt in to COVID-19 exposure notification pilot program »
Wear a mask, physical distance, test for COVID19, wash hands, add California COVID notify.
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UC San Diego was ranked 18th in the world in the 2020 NTU Ranking! The university also scored top marks in fields including Life Sciences and subjects such as Microbiology. View Post »
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October 19-25, 2020
 
 
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Staff Association Cabinet Conversations.
Oct. 20 | Cabinet Conversations: Dr. Becky Petitt, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
CAMPUS NOTICES
Reminder about Civil Discourse, Voting and Political Activity »
A Message from President Drake »
Important Information Regarding Flu Vaccination for 2020-21 Academic Year for Students »
Holiday Schedule: December 24, 2020 - January 1, 2021 »
 
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