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October 17, 2019
 
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UC San Diego at Epicenter of Earthquake Research
From the world’s largest outdoor earthquake simulator to an international network of seismic stations, UC San Diego is a living laboratory for seismic safety. As an estimated 9.5 million people across the state are set to participate in the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill today, UC San Diego researchers are doing their part to keep us safe and provide a better understanding of these natural hazards. Read More »
Shu Chien
Pioneering Bioengineer Shu Chien Teaches Lessons That Extend Far Beyond Research Lab
From the stories that emerged during a two-day celebration in honor of Shu Chien’s retirement, it’s clear that he is a beloved mentor who inspired his students, colleagues and collaborators to make the world a better place. Read More »
 
Geisel Library
UC San Diego Breaks Record with $1.35B in Research Funding
In fiscal year 2019, UC San Diego earned $1.35 billion in sponsored research funding, a 10% increase over the previous year. This is the largest number ever for the university and marks the 10th consecutive year the campus has surpassed the $1 billion mark.
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Gordon Levine receiving treatment
New Precision Immunotherapy Clinic Matches Patients to Latest Cancer Therapies
 
Lisa Ordonez
Rady School’s New Dean Returns to Her University of California Roots
HOMECOMING SPOTLIGHT
Homecoming Triton Tailgate and Concert  
Last Chance: Triton Tailgate Featuring Sugar Ray and Lawrence
Don’t miss this must-attend Homecoming event! Enjoy games, rides, and fair-style food with your Triton family. Make a day of it! New this year: Alumni Reunion Village—an inclusive experience connecting staff, faculty and students. Register Now! »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Piranha-Proof Fish Scales Offer Inspiration for Better Armor »
Drug-Light Combo Could Offer Control Over CAR T-Cell Therapy »
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times  |  Oct. 14
How California’s ‘demonized’ winds shape wildfire season »
U.S. News & World Report  |  Oct. 15
From hoarding to healing in California »
New York Times  |  Oct. 16
What are the benefits of CBD? »
BBC News  |  Oct. 13
Microplastics: Seeking the 'plastic score' of the food on our plates »
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EVENTS
Audience at Global Empowerment Summit
 
 
CALENDAR
October 22, 2019
Privacy 101 Workshop »
 
 
October 23
ArtPower Presents: Matthew Whitaker »
 
 
October 23
Overload: America’s Toxic Love Story Film Screening »
 
 
ATHLETICS
Madalyne and Audrey Coney
 
 
SCHEDULE
10/18/19 at 4:30 p.m.
Men's and Women's Soccer (DH) vs. Chico State
 
 
10/18/19 at 6 p.m.
Men's Water Polo vs. Santa Clara
 
 
10/18/19 at 7 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. Chico State
 
 
10/19/19 at 7 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. Stanislaus State
 
 
Campus transformation rendering
October 30 | Campus Transformation Lunch & Learn: Staff Open House
CAMPUS NOTICES
2019-2020 Signature Campus Events »
Graduate Student Funding Reform Update »
Freshman Seminar Program and Senior Seminar Program - Spring Quarter 2020 Proposals »
Pilot Program – Institutional Reference Checks for Appointments Conferring Tenure or Security of Employment »
 
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