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Studying Abroad Without Leaving Home
UC San Diego students typically travel overseas to conduct archaeological fieldwork. This summer, one group stayed in San Diego County, however, to analyze prehistoric sites on sovereign tribal land in partnership with the La Posta band of Kumeyaay Indians. Read More »
Steffanie Strathdee, Tom Patterson
TIME’s List of 50 Most Influential People in Health Care Includes a Real ‘Phage’ Turner
A medical drama propelled UC San Diego epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee to the forefront in the fight against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Read More »
 
Steve Weihe and Chelsea Klaseus, MacRebur co-founder Gordon MacRebur, MacRebur CEO Toby McCartney, and Gary Oshima and Ted Johnson
On the Road to Solving our Plastic Problem
UC San Diego becomes the first in the United States to install a road that utilizes recycled plastic. Read More »
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UC San Diego Health Expands Primary and Urgent Care Options
 
Ritchie Hernandez and Rebecca Kandell
Fellowship Transforms Challenges into Hope for Diverse Graduate Students
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UC SAN DIEGO HEADLINES
$10M Grant from NSF Establishes Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning »
New Gallery Exhibition at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute Turns Warfare into Art »
New Technology Encodes and Processes Video Orders of Magnitude Faster Than Current Methods »
Kidneys Aren’t Harmed When Significantly Lowering Blood Pressure »
IN THE MEDIA
KGTV  |  Oct. 23
UC San Diego receives $25 million to start School of Public Health »
San Diego-Union Tribune  |  Oct. 21
New chamber opera ‘Inheritance’ explores grief through the story of Sarah Winchester and her bizarre home »
The Washington Post  |  Oct. 19
Leonardo da Vinci’s genius may be rooted in a common eye disorder, new study says »
San Diego-Union Tribune  |  Oct. 18
Time names 2 San Diego scientists among the 50 most influential figures in health care »
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Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Period
Open Enrollment is an opportunity to take a fresh look at all of your health benefits to make sure you have the best coverage for your needs. During Open Enrollment, from Oct. 25 through Nov. 20, employees and retirees may change their coverage or add eligible dependents onto their health insurance. More Info »
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