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January 24, 2019
 
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Thinking on Eggshells
Aspiring scientists learn STEM skills as part of physics outreach program
A flurry of parachutes carefully crafted from orange-tinted bubble wrap, duct tape, cardboard and trash bags rained down on the grounds outside UC San Diego’s Mayer Hall recently. A group of Gen Z aspiring physicists quickly retrieved them to see if their precious cargo of eggs had survived the drop from one of the building’s balconies. The egg drop is part of the Young Physicists Program at the university.  Read More »
Chancellor's Associates Scholars
UC San Diego Scholarship Program Expands Statewide
The Chancellor’s Associates Scholars Program, which began in 2013 as a partnership with three local high schools, is expanding this year to eligible students from over 100 high schools, community colleges and community-based organizations across California. Read More »
 
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A New Pacific World Order
Is there enough room on the world stage for China and the U.S. to peacefully co-exist? Or is military conflict between the two nations likely, and if so how can it be averted? These questions were at the center of a recent talk on campus by Admiral Scott Swift, former commander of the Pacific Fleet. Read More »
3D metal printer
Partnership with Rocket Engine Startup Brings New 3D Metal Printer to UC San Diego
 
COP24 climate conference
Bringing Science to Global Climate Talks
Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
 
2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service
Hundreds of UC San Diego community members gathered to march in the 39th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade held last weekend in San Diego. They also volunteered to paint, garden and clean at Mission Bay High School during the Day of Service. View Slideshow »
 
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Study Shows Low-Sugar Diet Effective in Boys with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease »
Youthful Cognitive Ability Strongly Predicts Mental Capacity Later in Life »
UC San Diego Researchers First to Use CRISPR/Cas9 to Control Genetic Inheritance in Mice »
Feathers: Better Than Velcro? »
IN THE MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Jan. 23
Federal shutdown starting to hurt San Diego's science, biomedical research industries »
Forbes  |  Jan. 21
Top colleges and the Pell student, part I »
The Scientist  |  Jan. 22
Fecal transplants more successful from “super-donors” »
Times of San Diego  |  Jan. 19
UC San Diego names Kristin Jones women’s soccer head coach »
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the Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble
 
 
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Jan 25-26
A.S. Graphic Studio and Triton Fest Present: Make Art »
 
 
Jan 26
Siblings Day »
 
 
Jan 27
Festival of New Trumpet Music West »
 
 
Jan 29
Inside Innovation with Stephanie Fraley »
 
 
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ATHLETICS
ESPN3 Now Featuring UC San Diego
 
 
SCHEDULE
1/25/19 at 7 p.m.
Men's Volleyball vs. UCLA
 
 
1/26/19 at 5 p.m.
Men's Volleyball vs. Grand Canyon
 
 
1/27/19 at 12 Noon
Swimming hosts Cal
 
 
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Redesign Your Commute with Vanpool
Would you like to make the drive to work in heavy traffic a thing of your past? The UC San Diego vanpool program allows you to determine your own commuting schedule and board at predesignated times and locations. Each vanpool has a primary and backup driver and drops off riders at locations near their offices. In addition, participants will receive a complimentary 10-day permit each quarter. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Two-Step Login Takes Effect January 30, 2019 »
Traffic Revisions on Villa La Jolla Drive »
Formal Review PPSM-63 Investigatory Leave »
Notice of Senate Election »
Arriba Shuttle to be absorbed by SuperLoop, SuperLoop service extended until Midnight »
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