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October 31, 2019
 
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Campus breaks ground on region’s newest innovation and entertainment neighborhood
UC San Diego made history last Thursday, breaking ground on a transformational project that will become the hub for the campus’ design and innovation initiatives while also serving as an inviting new entrance for the community—inviting visitors to look deeper into one of the world’s top public research universities. Read More »
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The Secrets of Ghost Particle Hunting
Every day is Halloween for physicist George Fuller, director for the Center of Astrophysics and Space Sciences. He has made his life’s work chasing down neutrinos—subatomic particles that are so mysterious they’re known as ghost particles. Read More »
 
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Waking Up to Why Sleep Health Matters
As daylight saving time ends this weekend and we reset the clocks to “fall back” once again, UC San Diego scientists and students want you to know more about the science of circadian rhythms and why it’s so crucial to your health and well-being. Read More »
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Alumnus Ken Kroner Gives $1M to Align UC San Diego’s Academic Research with Financial Decision Making
 
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UC San Diego Names Inaugural Changemaker Faculty Fellows
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Scripps Scientists Awarded Nearly $5 Million to Study Triggers of Toxic Algal Blooms »
‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Seekers Face Numerous Risks »
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times  |  Oct. 28
How climate change could shift California’s Santa Ana winds, fueling fires »
Reuters  |  Oct. 29
Heavy soda consumption tied to higher fracture risk after menopause »
Washington Post  |  Oct. 29
The other humanitarian crisis under Trump, exposed by a new report (Opinion) »
CNN  |  Oct. 28
How your poop can help train AI »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
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October 28 at 9:59 AM
UC San Diego Sustainability kicked off the Thousand Tree Initiative by planting our first two California Redwoods on the green at Eleanor Roosevelt College. The goal of the initiative is to plant 1,000 trees across campus over the next 3 years. View »
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EVENTS
UCSD Bookstore Halloween Costume Contest Oct. 31
 
 
CALENDAR
November 5
ArtPower Presents: Dengue Fever »
 
 
November 6
“Explaining Everything in Two Minutes or Less,” with NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca »
 
 
November 7
San Diego Robotics Forum »
 
 
SPOTLIGHT
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UC San Diego Veterans Recognition Ceremony to be held Nov. 7
All are invited to attend the 20th Annual UC San Diego Veterans Recognition Ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 7 in the Supercomputer Center Auditorium. Please RSVP by Nov. 4 here.
ATHLETICS
Lucas Tager
 
 
SCHEDULE
11/01/19 at 7 p.m.
Men's Basketball at UC Irvine (Exhibition) 
 
 
11/02/19 at 7 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. Cal State San Marcos
 
 
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Nov. 8 | Creating a Rewarding Staff Environment
CAMPUS NOTICES
Campaign to Develop Statement of Student-Centered Experience »
UC San Diego Policy on Distance Education Courses – effective November 1, 2019 »
Native American Heritage Month Celebration at UC San Diego »
Campus Announces Ecotime for Consolidated Payroll Timekeeping »
 
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