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May 2, 2019
 
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ROBOTS TO THE RHINO RESCUE
How flexible robotics could help save critically endangered rhinos from extinction
The critically endangered northern white rhino might have more of a chance thanks to a partnership between the University of California San Diego and San Diego Zoo Global. With just two northern white rhinos remaining in the world, both of whom are female, scientists are racing against the clock to rescue the species from the brink of extinction. Read More »
Guggenheim Fellows
UC San Diego New Guggenheim Fellows Shine Excellence
Origins of life. Movement and sound. Digital information. These are the academic waters from which three University of California San Diego professors emerged as 2019 Guggenheim Fellows. Read More »
 
McNair Program
Breaking Down Barriers to Success
Three transfer students in the Division of Arts and Humanities have been selected as campus McNair scholars, a national program that helps first-generation students break down barriers in preparation of graduate school. Read More »
Kit Pogliano
Kit Pogliano: Q&A with New Dean of Biological Sciences
 
baby breastfeeding
New Partnership Explores Future Treatments Using Breast Milk and Microbiome
Sun God Festival
 
Sun God Festival
A student-curated, daylong music and arts festival, the 37th annual Sun God Festival featured live performances by nationally touring artists, food vendors, art and more. View Slideshow »
 
UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
VirBELA Brings the Virtual Reality Workplace to the Real World »
Preuss School UC San Diego Ranked Region’s Top High School for Third Year »
IN THE MEDIA
CNN  |  April 29
When to Screen for Autism? New Study Suggests as Young as 14 Months »
U.S. News  |  April 26
'Exposure Therapy' May Work Best for PTSD Plus Drinking Problems »
Scientific American  |  April 29
Machines Can Create Art, but Can They Jam? »
Times of San Diego  |  April 28
UCSD Women’s Water Polo Wins WWPA Championship, Moves on to NCAA Meet »
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EVENTS
Grad Nite
 
 
CALENDAR
May 11
Transfer Triton Day »
 
 
May 14
UC San Diego Student-Run Free Clinic Project Fundraiser and Celebration »
 
 
May 14
Blade Runner 2019: Did Life Imitate Art? »
 
 
ATHLETICS
'Beyond the A' presentation
 
 
SCHEDULE
5/2-4/2019 All Day
Track & Field Hosts CCAA Championships
 
 
5/2-4/2019
Baseball at Cal State East Bay
 
 
5/2-5/2019. All Day
Softball at CCAA Championships
 
 
UC San Diego Commencement
Volunteer at Commencement 2019
CAMPUS NOTICES
UC San Diego Statement: Poway Synagogue Attack »
Commencement 2019 Registration: 5/8/19 Deadline for Alma Mater and Discipline-Specific Regalia Rentals »
Funds Available for Staff Training and Career Development »
Notice of Senate Election – Voting Open »
Measles: IMPORTANT Information for UC San Diego Students »
 
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