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September 10, 2020
 
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Five decades, countless memories. An architectural icon turns 50.
Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, Geisel Library is considered by many to be the most recognizable building on campus, and definitely one of the most visited—welcoming more than two million visitors per year. Take a look back at the history of the building from concept to construction to completion as well how the UC San Diego Library seeks to modernize Geisel’s interior spaces, integrating even more technology to meet the evolving needs of Library users. The 50th anniversary celebration kicks off Sept. 16. Read More »
American flags.
Virtually Engaging Student Voters
The new Civic Engagement Office is working to register and engage as many UC San Diego student voters as they can for the upcoming presidential election. Read More »
 
child with marshmellows.
The Marshmallow Test Revisited
A new UC San Diego study revisits a classic psychology experiment and reports that children may care more deeply than previously known about what authority figures think of them. Read More »
Showa Ramen restaurant.
Buzz-Worthy Restaurants to Bring Local Flavor to Campus
 
SARS CoV-2 early detection.
Waste Not: Transparency and Proactivity Key in SARS CoV-2 Early Detection Program
Maruth Figueroa and Patricia Mahaffey.
 
Q&A: Fall Student Life
AVC Maruth Figueroa and AVC Patricia Mahaffey share what students can expect during Triton Weeks of Welcome, how to get virtually involved in student organizations and recreation activities, and updates on undergraduate research and academic advising opportunities. Read More »
 
SPOTLIGHT
Homecoming at home.  
Triton Mania: Homecoming Remix!
It’s the ultimate pep rally! Bring your Triton cheer as we celebrate our transition to the Big West Conference and Division I. Join scholar-athletes and coaches for a spirited gathering. Wear your blue and gold! Register Today »
DISPATCHES FROM A PANDEMIC
Yelena Bailey.  
“I long to exist in places where I am understood as I am, not as I am perceived to be.”
Alumna author Yelena Bailey, Ph.D ’16, finds a moment of reprieve while social distancing. Read More »
Wear a mask, physical distance, test for COVID19, wash hands
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Common Class of Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease »
Surgical Team Performs San Diego’s First HIV Donor to HIV Recipient Liver Transplant »
IN THE MEDIA
The New York Times  |  September 6
Daily coronavirus testing at home? Many experts are skeptical »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  September 6
UCSD’s Geisel Library turns 50 as the place to ‘think and wonder, wonder and think’ »
U.S. News & World Report  |  September 7
Watch out for coronavirus scams on social media »
KUSI  |  September 8
UC San Diego Health successfully makes first HIV liver transplant »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Birch aquarium.
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September 8, 2020 at 6:50 p.m.
Birch Aquarium, home to more than 6,000 ocean animals, is reopening on September 15. New safety procedures are in place to keep guests safe and healthy as they explore the underwater world. View Tweet »
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Geisel Library.
Staff Mentorship Program | Applications Accepted Until Sept. 30
CAMPUS NOTICES
Wastewater Detection of SARS CoV-2 »
Return to Learn: Student Town Hall »
Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring and Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Finalists »
Updates from your CHRO »
 
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