Audrey Geisel University Librarian Erik Mitchell addresses questions about how to access library services while Library facilities are temporarily closed, how to connect to electronic reserves via the campus VPN, and how librarians can help launch research projects and inform remote instruction.
Dismas Abelman, Emergency Manager at UC San Diego shares a behind-the-scenes look at ow the university coordinates an emergency response to protect the campus community, how critical decisions are made and communicated and what a typical day is like at the Emergency Operations Center.
Rob Knight, professor and director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation addresses questions from students, faculty and staff to submit their questions about the importance of testing wastewater for SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—and what happens when trace amounts are found.
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Retention and Success Maruth Figueroa and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Life Patricia Mahaffey address questions about Triton Weeks of Welcome events, how to get involved in student organizations and recreation activities and more.
Reina Juarez, Ph.D., director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at UC San Diego answered questions on topics such as how to maintain mental health during a time of great uncertainty, ways to combat loneliness and what mental health support is available to students, faculty and staff.
Dr. Robert “Chip” Schooley, professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a leader of UC San Diego’s Return to Learn program, addresses questions on the purpose of asymptomatic testing, how testing can be accessed and what happens if a positive result is received.
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