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Ninety-Six Percent of Seniors at The Preuss School UC San Diego Accepted to a University

June 11, 2021

Among 108 seniors at The Preuss School UC San Diego, 96% were accepted to at least one four-year college or university, while a record 52 were accepted to UC San Diego. The entire cohort will be the first in their family to graduate from college.

2VIDA! Tackles COVID Vaccine Hesitancy and Barriers in Latinx, Black Communities

September 1, 2021

UC San Diego is collaborating with San Ysidro Health on an NIH-funded outreach program to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Latinx and African American communities. The team runs pop-up vaccination sites across San Diego, and goes door-to-door to homes and local businesses to spread awareness.

Generosity Gone Viral: Donations of Supplies, Food to UC San Diego Health Boost Fight Against Corona

April 2, 2020

…Even as the coronavirus pandemic has mushroomed throughout communities, so too have the offers of support and resources. Eleven days ago, UC San Diego Health officially launched a donation program, asking local research institutions, companies, organizations and individuals to help alleviate widespread shortages of key materials. Among them: personal protective…

Family Comes First in New Latinx/Chicanx College Prep Program

May 27, 2021

…captured prior to the pandemic. UC San Diego partners with Parent Institute for Quality Education to integrate Latinx/Chicanx family and culture into pre-college programming Family ties are central to success and wellbeing in Latinx/Chicanx culture. It is the “familismo,” or connection to family, that lends strength and purpose to each…

Researchers Take First-Ever Cryo-EM Images of Nitrogenase in Action

July 28, 2022

For the first time, researchers at UC San Diego report near-atomic-resolution snapshots of nitrogenase during catalysis using cryoEM. The results were published in the journal Science.

Bioengineering Alumnus on COVID-19 Antiviral Pill Development Team

February 24, 2022

…how his graduate degree prepared him for his career, and what it was like to work on such a timely and highly anticipated drug, in this Q&A. Q: You earned a Ph.D. in bioengineering with a focus on multi-scale modeling; how and why did you choose this topic, and why…

As Pickleball’s Popularity Surges, Injuries Are Also on the Rise

February 6, 2024

Pickleball: As America’s fastest-growing sport continues to soar so are injuries. UC San Diego Health physical therapists offer guidance to stay injury-free.

Celebrating the Class of 2021

June 3, 2021

…Health When the COVID-19 pandemic started, UC San Diego’s Basic Needs Hub became an even more critical resource to the student population. But the team had to be innovative in serving students safely. As a Basic Needs Assistant, Cieara Simmons was among the first contacts for students reaching out for…

Q&A: Strengthening Antibody Armor for Tripledemic Times

November 3, 2022

This season there are three prevalent respiratory viruses to be aware of—influenza, SARS-CoV-2 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), all of which are transmitted via aerosols.

Natalie Rodriguez: The Whole Person

October 14, 2021

…free clinic when the pandemic hit. “I was worried about coming into the clinic in this new environment, so I sent Dr. Rodriguez an email,” said Panian. Rodriguez called her right away, and the two talked over the phone for nearly an hour. “I’ve never had an attending as busy…

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