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January 31, 2019
 
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UC San Diego to host first-ever social mobility conference
Campus selected to host conference Feb. 5 and 6 focused on offering a campus culture based on inclusive excellence
With a well-established history of promoting upward social mobility through admissions, generous financial aid and scholarship packages, as well as robust student support initiatives, UC San Diego has been chosen to host the first-ever Higher Ed Innovators and Disruptors Social Mobility & Student Success Conference on Feb. 5 and 6. More than 100 participants are expected to attend the two-day event, which will bring together national experts, thought leaders, scholars and practitioners to develop strategies to advance diverse student populations across the United States. Read More »
Black Legacy Mural
Celebrating the Movers Who Shaped Black History
This February, UC San Diego will celebrate Black History Month with a monthlong series of events ranging from a conversation with an alumna who helped launch the Black Lives Matter movement; to an Afro-Caribbean dance and drumming workshop; and a night of spoken word, poetry and art. Read More »
 
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Institute of Arts and Humanities Receives California Humanities Grant for Community Conversations
The UC San Diego Institute of Arts and Humanities has received a grant to support eight public forums that explore how the arts and humanities can inform discussion about important challenges facing citizens today. Read More »
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Preuss School’s Tiffany Majors Honored as California Educator of the Year
 
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Climate Change May Suppress Santa Ana Winds, Particularly in Fall
Gilman Bridge Ribbon Cutting & Community Celebration | Feb. 7, 2019, 11 am-1 pm
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Study Uncovers Why Heart Attack Triggers Arrhythmia in Some, Explores Potential Treatment »
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Untangling Tau: Researchers Find a “Druggable Target” for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease »
In Life and Death, Alzheimer’s Disease Looks Different among Hispanic Patients »
IN THE MEDIA
KPBS  |  Jan. 25
San Diego Workforce Partnership Developing Student Loan Alternative To Boost Job Training »
American Scientific  |  Jan. 28
Gene Drives Shown to Work in Female Mice »
The New York Times  |  Jan. 26
With Spies and Other Operatives, a Nation Looms Over Venezuela’s Crisis: Cuba »
The New York Times  |  Jan. 28
Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to Know What They’re Saying. »
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EVENTS
Black History Month 2019 | Black Migration
 
 
CALENDAR
Jan. 31
Spirit Night »
 
 
Jan. 31
Go Red for Women Building Lighting Ceremony and Reception »
 
 
Feb. 5
ArtPower presents Leyla McCalla »
 
 
Feb. 6
THE JUDGE: Film Screening and Discussion »
 
 
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SPOTLIGHT
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Valentine’s Day at Cecil’s
Join us at Cecil’s at the Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club on Valentine’s Day from 4-7 p.m. to sample chocolate truffles. The contemporary lounge also includes a bar that serves craft beer, wine and cocktails. Read More »
ATHLETICS
Spirit Night 2019
 
 
SCHEDULE
1/30/19 at 2:45 a.m.
Fencing hosts Mexican National Teams
 
 
1/31/19 at 5:30 p.m.
Basketball Spirit Night vs. Stanislaus State (DH)
 
 
2/2/19 at 12 Noon
Women's Swimming Hosts San Diego
 
 
2/3/19 at 12 Noon
Women's Water Polo hosts Hawai'i
 
 
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The Manager's Role in Employee Development
Workshop: The Manager’s Role in Employee Development
As a manager, you will learn how to realize talent in others and drive productive learning to foster organizational success. Topics covered will include initiating professional development conversations; tools and resources that support productive learning; the Individual Development Planning process; and the 70:20:10 strategic approach to learning. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
New Federal Requirements: Why you MUST disclose all foreign engagements and what this means for you »
Inclusive Excellence Award Recipients »
Senate Service Preference Updates »
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