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December 2, 2021
 
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Blue Line trolley station opening on campus.

Trolley Stations Open on Campus, Connecting the University Like Never Before

The $2.1 billion UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley extension is now complete, featuring two new stations on campus that further connect the larger San Diego community to the educational, cultural, employment and health care opportunities offered by the university. The trolley also provides direct access to UC San Diego for students and employees who live throughout the region, linking from the border of Mexico all the way to campus. Read More »
UC San Diego Blue Line Grand Opening slideshow.
 

Community Celebrates Trolley Grand Opening

The San Diego community was invited to celebrate the grand opening of the UC San Diego Blue Line Trolley extension on Nov. 21 with music, giveaways, food and more. View Slideshow »
 
Design and Innovation Building Opening.
 

Design and Innovation Building Opening Celebration

UC San Diego recently celebrated the opening of the new Design and Innovation Building, a 74,000-square-foot space dedicated to sparking disruptive ideas, collaboration and new ventures. Watch Video »
 
John West.

Summit of Science

After 40 years, the surviving members of the first scientific expedition to the Mount Everest summit reunited at the home of UC San Diego distinguished professor and expedition leader John West. Read More »
 

Developing Sex-specific Treatments for Heart Disease

UC San Diego bioengineer Brian Aguado is studying how and why cardiovascular disease affects men and women differently. Read More »
Frank Würthwein Named Director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center »
Scott Lippman to Launch NCI’s PreCancer Genome Atlas »
Flu Virus Shells Could Improve Delivery of mRNA Into Cells »

IN THE MEDIA

Inside lab where scientists are searching for Omicron variant »

NBC News  |  November 30

In French Pantheon, Josephine Baker makes history yet again »

The Washington Post  |  November 28

Think climate change is messy? Wait until geoengineering »

Wired  |  November 30

Scripps oceanographers celebrate completion of massive new ocean simulator »

KPBS  |  November 29

EVENTS

 
December 2, 2021
 
 
December 3–5, 2021
 
 
December 8, 2021
 

AROUND CAMPUS

2021 Recipients of the Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring and Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar »

Updates from Human Resources »

Research Town Hall: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 »

December 7, 2021 Representative Assembly Meeting »

ATHLETICS

 

Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Michigan »

12/02/21 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
 
 

Women’s Basketball vs. San José State »

12/03/21 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
 
 

Swimming at US Open »

12/01/21–12/04/21
 
 
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