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October 7, 2021
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Latinx Heritage Month 2021.

A Celebration of Latinx Heritage and Hope

This month, we recognize the history, culture and contributions of Latinx people, including many here on our campus. Throughout October, all campus members are invited to a free series of events that focus on the national theme of esperanza, or hope. Hear from award-winning community organizer and activist Rosa Clemente, attend a performance by Grammy Award-winning band La Santa Cecilia, join in a Drag Lotería Night at the Raza Resource Centro and more. Read More »
David Gonzalez and sons.  

From Landscaping to the Lab: David Gonzalez’s Academic Journey

David Gonzalez dropped out of high school and got a job mowing lawns. Years later, he’s exploring the microbiome as an associate professor at UC San Diego. Read More »
Chancellor's and Revelle medals.

UC San Diego Announces Recipients of Chancellor’s and Revelle Medals

The University of California San Diego today announced the 2021 recipients of the esteemed Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal. Read More »
rendering of the Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility.

Scripps Family Members Gift $6 Million for Naming of New Facility to Support Marine Biodiversity Research and Education

The Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility is slated to open in Spring 2022. Read More »
1802 cartoon critiquing the smallpox vaccine.

Charting Shots: The History of Vaccines, Including Hesitancy, is Pointedly and Painfully Familiar

Mario Aguilera.

UC San Diego Staff Member Mario Aguilera Earns Prestigious Science Writing Award


Mapping the Mouse Brain, and by Extension, the Human Brain Too »


Chemists Develop New Technology that Detects Algae Crop Health »


Why the Senate doesn't work anymore »

CNN  |  October 5

Why California is shutting down its last nuclear plant »

CNBC  |  October 2

Seabird fatalities from oil spill expected to grow ‘considerably’ »

Orange County Register  |  October 5

San Diego surgeon pioneers procedure for scoliosis  »

KNSD  |  September 30


October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021
October 18-21, 2021


Inclusive Excellence Awards Nominations »

Applications for Leaders for Equity Advancement and Diversity (LEAD) Fellows »

Regents Approve Phase 1 of Hillcrest Medical Center Redevelopment »

Professor Frances Contreras Named Dean of the School of Education at University of California, Irvine »



Women’s Volleyball vs. Hawai‘i

10/08/21 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

Men’s Soccer at CSUN

10/09/21 at 7 p.m.

Golf at Bill Cullum Invitational

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