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August 11, 2022
UC San Diego


Chaparral Fire in 2021.

More Evidence that California Weather Is Trending Toward Extremes

A team led by Kristen Guirguis, a climate researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, found evidence that the risk of hazardous weather is increasing in the Southwest. The study suggests that weather patterns are changing in a way that enhances hot, dry Santa Ana winds, while reducing precipitation frequency in the Southwest. These changes raise the risk of wildfires during California winters. Read More »
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UC San Diego Researchers Add Monkeypox to Wastewater Surveillance

An ongoing program that monitors wastewater for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 has been expanded to detect the presence of monkeypox. Read More »
Big Sur Bridge California.

New High-Resolution Study on California Coastal Cliff Erosion Released

The first study to analyze California’s coastal cliff retreat statewide using high-resolution data has found that cliffs receded faster in the north than elsewhere in the state. Read More »
Dr. Brookie Best.

Meet Dr. Brookie Best, Dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The new dean shares insights on what attracted her to the field of pharmacy, her pharmaceutical research interests, the growth of the school and more. Read More »
The California Medicine Region 10 Hub of Healthcare Opportunity welcomed its first cohort in July 2022.

UC San Diego School of Medicine Receives $1.87M Grant to Expand Pathways to Medical School


UC San Diego Library and San Diego Natural History Museum Collaborate to Raise Awareness of the Beauty that Emerges During Scientific Research

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UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital Join Nationwide Long-COVID Study

Researchers aim to better understand the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients in the U.S. across all demographic groups. Read More »


Blue Line trolley on campus.  

Looking for the Best of San Diego? Check out UC San Diego!

San Diego Magazine recognized UC San Diego Park & Market, La Jolla Playhouse, North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood and the UC San Diego Blue Line trolley as among the “Best of San Diego.” Check it Out »

Perovskite Material With Superlattice Structure Might Surpass Efficiency of a ‘Perfect’ Solar Cell »


We’re afraid to talk about sex. This UC San Diego professor says we shouldn’t be »

San Diego Union-Tribune  |  August 6

This is why disability advocates say it’s not OK to use ‘spazz’ in lyrics »

Billboard  |  August 4

Loneliness can be a real heartbreaker, cardiac experts warn »

U.S. News & World Report  |  August 5

Fit for a king »

San Diego Magazine  |  August 3


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Monkeypox Awareness »

Appointment of Susan Fila to Executive Director of Student Health and Well-Being »

Summer COVID Safety Update »

Courtesy Notice Regarding Annual Systemwide Payroll Disclosure »

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