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February 22, 2018
 
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Taking Aim at Mosquitoes and Disease
With trailblazing genetic technologies and a passion for a certain blood-sucking bug, a new UC San Diego biologist joins the campus' campaign against disease transmission
Having just arrived on the UC San Diego campus as a faculty member in the Division of Biological Sciences, Omar Akbari comes armed with a unique skill set aimed squarely at disease-carrying insects and the potential to revolutionize how we fight them. Read More »
Alleys in Action  
Alleys in Action’ Project Demonstrates What's Possible for Neglected Public Space
Alleys are some of our most neglected public spaces—often seen as just places for garbage, storm-water puddles and crime. But they don’t have to be. Read More »
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New Campus Dialogue Ambassadors to Help Students Engage in Conversations Around Difficult Topics
UC San Diego students will have more opportunities to participate in civil discourse, thanks to a $65,000 grant to establish a Dialogue Ambassador Program. Read More »
 
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UC San Diego’s Veteran Ventures Honored at Ceremony Aboard USS Midway »
UC San Diego’s Veteran Ventures program was one of several exceptional innovative programs honored along with the city of San Diego during an award ceremony aboard the USS Midway. Read More »
 
Researchers Film Bacteria Using “Hand-to-Hand” Combat to Steal Antibiotic Resistance Genes »
SHARE YOUR JOURNEY | Inspire fellow graduates as 2018 All Campus Commencement student speaker
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Get Ready for a Seuss-tacular Celebration in Honor of Beloved Author’s Birthday »
UC San Diego Exhibition Features Work by 7 Leading International Women Artists »
National Academy of Engineering Adds Scripps Oceanographer to Its Ranks »
Fur Real - Scientists Improve Computer Rendering of Animal Fur »
IN THE MEDIA
New York Times  |  Feb. 21
Numbers hint at why #MeToo took off: The sheer number who can say me too »
NPR | Feb. 20
Seismic surveys planned off U.S. coast pose risk to marine life »
KPBS  |  Feb. 19
UC Health study hopes to end confusion over mammogram screenings »
San Diego Union-Tribune  | Feb.17
Display shows how alleys could become lively, safe places »
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February 28, 2018
ArtPower presents New Breed Brass Band »
 
 
March 01, 2018
23rd Annual Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Ceremony »
 
 
March 01, 2018
Before #MeToo: The History of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response at UC San Diego »
 
 
March 01, 2018
The Continuous Clapback: The Legacy of Language »
 
 
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20th Anniversary | In the Company of Women
2018 YWCA TWIN Award Nominations for Women Faculty/Academics
The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) is seeking nominations for women in faculty/academic positions... More Info »
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