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February 21, 2019
 
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Insights from a NOBEL RACE & A LIFE IN SCIENCE
Nobel laureate returns to UC San Diego to offer personal perspectives on gene machines and breakthrough science
At a Feb. 15 public lecture, Nobel Prize winner and former UC San Diego graduate student Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan took his audience on a deep dive into the frontiers of research and a life in science. Read More »
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STEM Career v. Parenting?
Either work in STEM or be a parent — that seems to be the grim choice that many STEM workers are facing. Nearly half of new mothers and a quarter of new fathers leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a new study. Read More »
 
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Understanding the Science of Work
Are innovators born or can they be created? And under what conditions does someone decide to leave their current employment to pursue entrepreneurship? Those are questions assistant professor of management Elizabeth Lyons is trying to answer. Read More »
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Faculty Resolve Workplace Conflicts Through Mediation
 
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Theatre and Dance Students Gain Real-World Experience on New La Jolla Playhouse Musical, ‘Diana’
CALLING ALL CHANGEMAKERS! Share your story as the 2019 All Campus Commencement student speaker and inspire the graduating class to go out and make waves!
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Chronicle of Higher Ed Names UC San Diego One of Nation’s Most Generous Colleges »
Common Acid Reflux Medications Linked to Increased Kidney Disease Risk »
Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 Welcomes Environmentally Conscious Art Exhibition »
How Giving a Little Can Help a Lot »
IN THE MEDIA
Washington Post  |  Feb. 14
In pursuing a trade deal, the U.S. may be asking China to do the unthinkable »
Wired  |  Feb. 15
Atmospheric rivers get an intensity scale—like hurricanes »
CNN  |  Feb. 15
Waiting game: An extended look at how we queue »
KPBS  |  Feb. 18
Health officials warn parents, doctors of potentially deadly Kawasaki disease »
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EVENTS
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CALENDAR
Feb. 4-March 15
Reclaim! Remain! Rebuild! Exhibition »
 
 
Feb 22
ArtPower presents Manual Cinema “No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks” »
 
 
Feb. 26
Marshall College Speaker Series presents Alicia Garza »
 
 
Feb. 27
Engaging the World: The Role of the Artist in Society »
 
 
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SPOTLIGHT
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Apply Now to Receive a $500 Student Grant
UC San Diego Extension is offering a limited number of student grants. Each grant is valued up to $500 and may be used for an Extension class and/or Test Preparation course. Conditions apply. Applications are open from 2/25 – 3/1. Read More »
  Ashoka U Exchange
UC San Diego Hosts Global Ashoka U Exchange
UC San Diego, an Ashoka Changemaker campus, will host the Ashoka U Exchange, “Beyond Boundaries and Borders,” Feb. 21-23. Our students and faculty will share their innovative work at the conference. Read More »
ATHLETICS
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SCHEDULE
2/22/2019 at 2 p.m.
Women's Tennis Hosts Stanislaus State
 
 
2/23/2019 at 1 p.m.
Baseball Hosts Cal Poly Pomona
 
 
2/24/2019 at 10 a.m.
Men's Tennis Hosts Sonoma State
 
 
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Employee of the Year Awards
Seeking Nominations: Exemplary Staff Employee of the Year Award Program
The program recognizes 10 career employees in professional and support staff positions who have demonstrated distinguished service and contributions to the UC San Diego and San Diego communities. All members of the campus community are encouraged to nominate their staff colleagues who are deserving of this special acknowledgment. Submit nominations by March 11. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
All Campus Commencement Student Speaker Competition »
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to Serve as UC San Diego Commencement Speaker »
SAPD Concurrent Enrollment Workshop Reminder »
In Memoriam, Gustaf Arrhenius, 1922-2019 »
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