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September 3, 2020
 
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Fall quarter brings a fraction of students and employees to campus.
University’s Return to Learn program to guide low-density repopulation with a focus on viral protection, detection and intervention
When fall quarter begins Sept. 28 at the University of California San Diego, there will be fewer students on campus to allow for effective public health protocols. Approximately 7,500 undergraduate students will be living in single occupancy rooms for the fall quarter, with double- and triple-occupancy housing options eliminated to reduce housing density. About 4,000 graduate students will also be living on campus, with single graduate students housed in single bedrooms. Read More »
UC San Diego campaign raises 344.4 million dollars.
Campaign for UC San Diego Raises Record-Breaking $344.4M
Despite our country’s economic struggles and the COVID-19 pandemic, donors gave generously to the University of California San Diego in fiscal year 2019-2020. Read More »
 
woman in hospital bed.
How to Spot Patients Most Likely to Die from Blood Infections
A UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences team identified a way to predict who is at highest risk of dying from the infection. Read More »
UC San Diego Media Gallery.
New UC San Diego Media Gallery Launches
 
Equipped bus will deliver vaccine injections in trial participants living in San Diego County.
UC San Diego Joins Second Major National Clinical Trial for Novel Coronavirus
Reina Juarez, Ph.D.
 
Q&A: Maintaining Your Mental Health
How can you cultivate emotional wellness during a time of great uncertainty? What are ways to keep loneliness away as we physically distance? Director of Counseling and Psychological Services Reina Juarez provides tips on wellness. Read More »
 
DISPATCHES FROM A PANDEMIC
David Livingstone, PhD.  
Alumnus reflects on the culture of policing in America
On May 25, I watched the horrific footage of George Floyd pleading for his life. As someone who has devoted his entire adult life to the law enforcement profession, I wish I could say this was just an isolated incident. Read More »
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
UC San Diego Ranked No. 1 Public University by Washington Monthly »
Studies: E-cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit and They May Become Addicted to Vaping »
IN THE MEDIA
New York Daily News  |  September 1
Feeling extra anxious these days? Study of online traffic says you’re not alone »
La Jolla Light  |  August 29
UCSD Library uses technology to digitally reconstruct destroyed Syrian temple »
Forbes  |  August 30
Scamsters using Twitter and Instagram to market fraudulent Covid-19 drugs and diagnostic Kits »
KGTV  |  August 27
UCSD graduate’s app shows crowd levels on campus »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Jay Buenaflor is leaving UC San Diego Health.
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August 28, 2020 at 1:32 p.m.
After 52 days on ECMO, a form of advanced life support, Jay Buenaflor is leaving UC San Diego Health and heading to a recovery care clinic after facing a severe case of COVID-19. This week, his entire support team waved goodbye and wished him well. View Post »
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EVENTS
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Triton Time.
Triton Time: Addressing Anti-Blackness
CAMPUS NOTICES
Return to Learn and Campus Operations Update »
August Senate/Administration Town Halls: FAQs and Presentations Available »
Call for Nominations: 2020 Chancellor's Medal and Revelle Medal »
Statement on Jacob Blake and Continued Anti-Black Violence »
 
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