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May 23, 2019
 
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Neither Myth Nor Legend, Seadragon Mysteries Are Still to be Solved
New exhibition at Birch Aquarium aims to understand and breed these unusual fish
The opening of Seahorses & Seadragons, the newest exhibition at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, marks the launch of a state-of-the-art research laboratory for scientists and husbandry teams to gain a better understanding of some very unusual fish. Read More »
Mivos Quartet  
Live Performance Brings Music of the Sea to UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute
On May 29, whale song joins the chords of string instruments in a public performance of music professor Lei Liang’s collaborative seminar “Hearing Seascapes,” an ongoing project that reimagines the life and sounds of the Arctic. Read More »
2019 Alumni Award
Alumni Awards to Honor Exceptional Tritons
Eight distinguished members of the Triton family will be honored at the 2019 Alumni Awards Celebration, to be held as part of UC San Diego’s Alumni Celebration Weekend, May 31 - June 2. Read More »
 
research group at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Researchers Locate Source of Banned Chemical Emissions
A research group at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is part of a team of scientists that has located the geographic origin of emissions of CFC-11, a stratospheric ozone layer-damaging compound banned by the Montreal Protocol. Read More »
Nicholas Abi-Samra
Power Prof: Energy Expert Shares Experiences in One-of-a-Kind Class
 
UC San Diego Undergraduate Research Conference
Passion Projects: Undergraduate Research Conference Draws 180 Students
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
New Report: Nearly 19,000 Asylum Seekers Await U.S. Entry in Mexican Border Cities »
Early Life Exposure to Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain to Addiction Later in Life »
IN THE MEDIA
The New York Times  |  May 22
'Out of this world': Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium »
NPR  |  May 22
Scientists modify viruses with CRISPR to create new weapon against superbugs »
The New York Times  |  May 17
Cystic fibrosis patients turn to experimental phage therapy »
KPBS  |  May 20
Clock ticking on Northern White Rhino extinction; San Diego Zoo’s research could help stave off extinction »
TRENDING ON SOCIAL
Enid Partika with UC President and UCSD Chancellor
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May 20, 2019 at 2:55 PM
Congrats to UC San Diego senior Enid Partika, who earned the University of California President’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership for advancing the university’s carbon neutrality and Global Food Initiative efforts! View »
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EVENTS
Alumni Celebration Weekend
 
 
CALENDAR
May 24
OASIS LATS Writers’ Colloquium: Language, Identity & Social Justice »
 
 
May 25
Triton Gaming Expo »
 
 
May 29
Hearing Seascapes with the Mivos Quartet »
 
 
SPOTLIGHT
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Transportation Services Survey
With exciting campus updates including the arrival of the Blue Line Trolley, Transportation Services is conducting a survey on commuter trends and preferences to plan for the future. All staff, students and faculty should have received an email entitled “SUBJECT: Transportation, Parking and Campus Mobility Survey” with a link to fill out the survey by May 31.
ATHLETICS
Liz LaPlante
 
 
SCHEDULE
May 23-17
Softball at NCAA Division II Championships
 
 
May 23-25
Track & Field at NCAA Division II Championships
 
 
May 24-25
Baseball at NCAA Division II Super Regional
 
 
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Free for All Staff: Pain Away Classes
CAMPUS NOTICES
Spring 2019 Academic Senate Election Results »
Seventh Annual Excellence in Stewardship Award Winners »
Revisions to the UC San Diego Student Conduct Code »
Funding Opportunities to Advance the Mission and Core Values of the Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative »
 
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