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October 24, 2019
 
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Homegrown Campaign to Combat Hate on National Stage
It’s a simple premise with a powerful effect: Help young people use their voices to speak up for justice and equity—then amplify the messages they make. That’s the basic idea behind #USvsHate, a messaging project germinated at UC San Diego and grown in local schools, now branching out nationally as part of Teaching Tolerance, a program of the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center dedicated to anti-bias education. Read More »
Fire Captain Robin Cervantes
First UC San Diego Health Honor Walk Pays Tribute to Fire Captain
San Diego Fire-Rescue Capt. Robin Cervantes’ daughter remembers him as someone who would pull over to the side of the road and help strangers. After he was gravely injured in an off-duty accident, Cervantes donated four of his organs to help save more lives. Read More »
 
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Doing the Impossible with Alternative Meats
UC San Diego alumna Liz Specht is a firm believer in the power of technology to enable society to meet growing food demands in a sustainable way. She works at the Good Food Institute, a non-profit that supports plant-based alternatives to conventional meat products. Read More »
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UC San Diego Named Nation’s 6th Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report
 
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STEM Students Dive into Democracy in D.C.
UC San Diego Homecoming festivities
 
Homecoming 2019
It was UC San Diego’s sweetest Homecoming ever, with many exciting events over three days, including a music festival, thrilling Triton athletics, memorable reunions and a ton of fun campus activities. View Slideshow »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Scripps Scientist Receives Prestigious Award from Oceanographic Institute of Monaco »
Study Provides Framework for 1 Billion Years of Green Plant Evolution »
IN THE MEDIA
Washington Post  |  Oct. 22
Who tips best on Uber? Economists analyzed 40 million trips. Here’s what they found. »
Newsday  |  Oct. 21
We're all in denial about climate change »
KGTV  |  Oct. 22
UC San Diego professor develops tool to help crews fight wildfires »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Oct. 21
UCSD's 'Indiana Jones' stars in new NatGeo series 'Lost Cities' »
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EVENTS
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CALENDAR
October 24
9th Annual Sustainable Food Expo »
 
 
October 25
Minding the Gap: Film Screening & Discussion »
 
 
November 1
ArtPower Presents: Theo Croker »
 
 
ATHLETICS
UC San Diego Commencement
 
 
SCHEDULE
10/23/19 at 4:30 p.m.
Women's and Men's Soccer (DH) vs. Cal State San Marcos
 
 
10/25/19 at 6 p.m.
Men's Water Polo vs. Air Force
 
 
10/26/19 at Noon
Swimming & Diving hosts Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
 
 
10/27/19 at 6 a.m.
Women's Rowing hosts Row for the Cure on Mission Bay
 
 
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National Cyber Security Awareness Month | Phishing 101 Presentation on Oct. 28
CAMPUS NOTICES
Development of UC San Diego’s Statement of Student-Centered Experience »
Celebrating Triton Transfer Student Success »
Inaugural Request for Proposals for the University of California - Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative (UC-HSI DDI) »
CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Mid-Coast LRT: Voigt Drive Station and New Pedestrian Bridge – Voigt Overnight Closures October 27, 28 and 29 »
 
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