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November 29, 2018
 
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UC San Diego launches the Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative
To advance its goal of inclusive excellence, UC San Diego is launching the Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative. The campuswide program, led by the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, unifies and expands services dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse faculty, staff and student community. An all-campus launch is currently being planned for members of the campus community to learn more about this exciting initiative. Read More »
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San Diego 2049 Challenges Graduate Students to Solve Tomorrow’s Problems Today
The School of Global Policy and Strategy, in partnership with the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, has launched an innovative new program arming students with the tools of science fiction in order to address future policy issues. Read More »
 
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Local Philanthropists Daniel and Phyllis Epstein Give $1 Million to UC San Diego
Daniel and Phyllis Epstein’s move to La Jolla in 1986 started them on a path to becoming loyal advocates and supporters for their neighbor, the world-class University of California San Diego. Read More »
 
UC San Diego Welcomes Alysson Satterlund as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
 
Seven UC San Diego Professors Named AAAS Fellows
2018 Founders Celebration
 
2018 Founders Celebration Slideshow
UC San Diego marked its 58th anniversary this month with Founders Day. The celebration included free donuts for faculty, students and staff; Founders Symposium and Dinner; and the student festival Hullabaloo. View Slideshow »
 
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
45 UC San Diego Faculty Named Most Influential in Their Fields »
UC San Diego-Led Study Predicts Novel Approach to Battling Influenza »
Rafael and Marina Pastor Help Shape Faculty Excellence with a $1 Million Gift »
Complex Sugars and Microbiome in Mother’s Milk Influence Neonatal Rotavirus Infection »
IN THE MEDIA
Washington Post  |  Nov. 26
Could California’s ocean ranches solve a global food shortage and fix the seafood trade deficit? »
San Francisco Chronicle  |  Nov. 27
Living drugs: Engineering bacteria to treat genetic diseases »
Salon  |  Nov. 28
How Dad’s stresses get passed along to offspring »
San Diego Union-Tribune  |  Nov. 26
Actor Jack Lemmon's son, Chris, had a big reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving: a new set of lungs »
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EVENTS
World AIDS Day display
 
 
CALENDAR
Dec. 1
The Stuart Collection Presents Artist Mark Bradford »
 
 
Dec. 3
Generation Mobile: Digital Media and Youth in China »
 
 
Dec. 5
Shaping Our Dynamic Microbiomes For Lifelong Health »
 
 
Dec. 6
Triton Innovation Challenge »
 
 
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ATHLETICS
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11/29/18 at 1 p.m.
Men’s Water Polo at NCAA Quarterfinals
 
 
11/29/18 at 2 p.m.
Women’s Soccer at NCAA Semifinals
 
 
12/1/18 at 1 p.m.
Women’s Basketball at Cal State San Marcos
 
 
12/1/18 at 3 p.m.
Men’s Basketball at Cal State San Marcos
 
 
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UC San Diego Volunteer Night at the Food Bank
Join fellow campus members on Dec. 6 for UC San Diego Volunteer Night at the San Diego Food Bank. Volunteers help with projects such as packaging fresh produce, sorting food donations and assembling food packages. The event happens every second Thursday of the month. More Info »
CAMPUS NOTICES
Reminder of Upcoming Workshops and Postponement of 11/30/18 Cohort Concurrent Enrollment Workshop - Strategic Academic Program Development (SAPD) »
Triton Research and Experiential Learning Scholars (TRELS) Program »
Passing of Dr. Alan Mark Nahum, MD »
Safe Use of Motorized Mobility Devices »
December 2018 Representative Assembly Meeting Rescheduled »
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