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January 17, 2019
 
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UC San Diego Kicks Off the New Year with Changemaker Week
The New Year is a time of fresh starts and positive change. At UC San Diego, students, faculty and staff are celebrating this time with Changemaker Week from Jan. 20–26. The weeklong series of events will feature an array of free activities focused on making positive change, from the exploration of change-making research and a discussion about women disrupting for good, to an alumni film screening and the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Parade. Read More »
Kimberley Phillips Boehm
A Time to Step Up
UC San Diego alums Kimberley and Marcus Boehm have made a $1 million investment in a new program that provides critical mentorship and financial support to UC San Diego STEM undergraduates from under-resourced communities. Read More »
 
Gentry Patrick
Widening the Pathway to a STEM Career
Drawing from an impoverished upbringing, neurobiologist Gentry Patrick is pouring himself into a novel program being developed to push the odds in a new direction for students who grew up in similar circumstances. Read More »
biologists Justin Meyer and Katherine Petrie
UC San Diego Researchers Receive Funding to Address Critical Issues Facing California
 
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3D Printed Implants Show Promise for Treating Spinal Cord Injury
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Large Study Identifies Genetic Variants Linked to Risk Tolerance and Risky Behaviors »
Fire Station at UC San Diego Approved by San Diego City Council »
Jan. 27 Lytle Scholarship Concert: Jewish Music from Bessarabia to Broadway »
UC San Diego Health Opens California’s First Accredited Senior Emergency Care Unit »
IN THE MEDIA
KFMB  |  Jan. 16
University of California San Diego is named a 2019 Social Mobility Innovator »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Jan. 16
Antidote to dementia? For now, knowledge, so read on »
KNSD  |  Jan. 10
Human bacteria research at UCSD lends insight into mental health, nutrition, cancer »
The Daily Telegraph  |  Jan. 13
‘Eating for two’ making pregnant mums overweight »
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The City of San Diego has approved a new fire station to be built on the UC San Diego campus. The station will serve the needs of the campus community and surrounding neighborhoods. View »
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MLK Parade
 
 
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Jan 18
Triton Fest and MASA Present Asian Night Market »
 
 
Jan 20-26
Changemaker Week »
 
 
Jan 23
ArtPower Presents Bill Frisell “When You Wish Upon a Star” »
 
 
Jan 24
Regulating Tomorrow’s Technologies: Impacts on Innovation »
 
 
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ATHLETICS
Fencing team
 
 
SCHEDULE
1/19/19 at 12 Noon
Swimming Hosts Cal Baptist
 
 
1/19/19 at 5:30 p.m.
Men & Women’s Basketball host Cal State San Marcos
 
 
1/20/19
Fencing Hosts San Diego Open at Cathedral Catholic HS
 
 
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ECO Pass
ECO Pass Discount Offered to Staff and Faculty for Winter Quarter
Transportation Services is extending the complimentary incentive ECO Pass through winter quarter for staff and faculty who are new transit commuters traveling to UC San Diego or La Jolla Medical Center for work. ECO Pass provides faculty and staff unlimited access to all regional MTS and NCTD mass transit bus and trolley/light rail routes at a 25 percent discount. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
2019 UCSD Student Satisfaction Survey »
Triton Research and Experiential Learning Scholars (TRELS) program »
Public Health Research Day - Call for Abstracts »
Senate Service Event »
Important Information Regarding the UC Negotiation with Elsevier »
Triton Spirit Week Office Decoration Contest 2019 »
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