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October 28, 2021
 
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AstroAccess Ambassador Mary Cooper on the Zero-G Flight.

Making Space Travel Inclusive for All

In a weightless, microgravity environment like space, what do ability and disability look like? How can someone with partial sight or impaired mobility navigate in a confined space like the space station? UC San Diego researchers were part of a team that aimed to answer these questions by launching a group of 12 disabled scientists, veterans, students, athletes and artists into a zero-gravity environment as part of Mission AstroAccess. Read More »
Homecoming 2021
 

Tritons Come Together for Homecoming 2021

Homecoming returned to campus with a mix of exciting events, including music from the Grammy award-winning Latin fusion band Ozomatli, Division I athletic games, memorable reunions plus more celebratory activities. View Slideshow »
 
Members of the Rho Pi chapter of Alpha Phi Omega.  

Operation Santa in Need of Elves

Students in UC San Diego’s Alpha Phi Omega co-ed service fraternity are matching students, faculty and staff with members of the community who may not have the means to celebrate the holidays this year. Read More »
Geisel Library.

UC San Diego Ranked Nation’s No. 6 Best Public University by U.S. News and World Report

 
Faculty Club

UC San Diego Faculty Club to Reopen its Doors on Nov. 1

View of the North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood.
 

Welcome to the Neighborhood

The campus community was recently invited to explore and celebrate North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood at a “Welcome to the Neighborhood” event. View Slideshow »
 
 

UC San Diego-Led Team Receives $9M to Advance Parkinson’s Disease Treatments »

 

Same Treatment Tested for Kids with Kawasaki Disease and Rare COVID-19 Reaction »

 

$2.1 Million Gift Launches Comprehensive Breast Cancer Database »

IN THE MEDIA

U.S. communities want to share unused vaccines with Mexico, but the White House won’t let them »

The Washington Post  |  October 22

This groundbreaking simulator generates a huge indoor ocean »

Wired  |  October 26

California braces for "bomb cyclone" with flash flooding and dangerous mudslides expected »

CBS News  |  October 23

UC San Diego surfboard-shaping class open to students, groms, hodads, shubies »

KNSD  |  October 26

EVENTS

 
November 1, 2021
 
 
November 3, 2021
 
 
November 4, 2021
 

AROUND CAMPUS

Native American Heritage Month Celebration »

UC San Diego Launches Comprehensive Mobility Services Powered by Ford-owned Spin and TransLoc »

Inclusive Excellence Awards Nomination Reminder »

Updates to Masking Policy and Daily Symptoms Screening »

ATHLETICS

 

Men’s Water Polo vs. Fresno Pacific

10/29/21 at 6 p.m.
 
 

Women’s Swimming vs. UC Davis

10/30/21 at Noon
 
 

Women’s Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara

10/30/21 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
 
 
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