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June 6, 2019
 
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Project in a Box: Dream it. Build it.
Student-run program finds success on campus and off with hands-on learning experiences
An Electrical and Computer Engineering Department program at UC San Diego designed to motivate and empower undergraduate students has found a creative way to challenge young people to think outside the box by first asking them to dive into one. Project in a Box is a student-led organization that originated in 2016 with a mission to make experiential learning more accessible to undergraduate students on campus. Read More »
Hannah Munguia
Putting Earth Science Skills to Use.....on Mars
Hannah Munguia, an environmental engineering student with an earth science minor, had a revelation when she worked as a NASA intern on the MARS 2020 Rover: there’s a place for environmental science and engineering in the aerospace world. Read More »
 
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UCTV Launches New Stem Cell Channel
Alysson R. Muotri loves stem cells. He runs a lab that studies them, and he’s inspired by the fascinating work colleagues around him are doing. He’s so excited that he wants to tell everyone about it. Read More »
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Researchers Discover What Makes Deep-Sea Dragonfish Teeth Transparent
 
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Role Models: Student-Run Model U.N. Org Champions Human Rights and Competitions
WATCH THE ALL CAMPUS COMMENCEMENT LIVESTREAM! Sat. June 15 9:00 a.m.
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
Snout Dated: Slow-Evolving Elephant Shark Offers New Insights into Human Physiology »
Immersive Exhibit Will Bring Brainwaves to Life Through Sight and Sound »
IN THE MEDIA
USA Today  |  June 4
Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  May 30
Red tide is causing the surf to flash neon blue-green light at Scripps Pier, Torrey Pines »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  June 2
Marine life is disappearing, imperiling San Diego’s future »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  June 2
UCSD seeks advice from Dalai Lama about creating an Institute for Empathy and Compassion »
SPOTLIGHT
HOMECOMING | Oct. 18-20, 2019 | 20+ events  
Homecoming: All Things Triton …
… for all Tritons! UC San Diego alumni, students, staff, faculty, family and friends, save the dates, catch the spirit, and plan to play, cheer, discover and reconnect during 2019’s biggest weekend. Read More »
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The bioluminescent red tide has returned! The red tide lit the waves blue last night near Scripps Pier. The light show is caused by a bioluminescent dinoflagellate, a type of plankton. View »
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EVENTS
Watermelon Drop
 
 
CALENDAR
June 7
ASCE Presents: Bear Garden - Senior Send-off Edition »
 
 
June 10
Birch Aquarium’s Perspective Lecture: Modern Oceanography and the Changing Arctic »
 
 
June 12
gallery@calit2: Electric Fields »
 
 
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Equal Opportunity Services Internships Available
CAMPUS NOTICES
Director Search for the Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM) »
New Benefit Rates in Sponsored Research Proposals »
Notice of Senate Vote – Fossil Fuel Memorial »
Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal Recipients »
UC Management Skills Assessment Program »
 
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