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10 Best Spots to Study on Campus

May 21, 2024

With finals week on the horizon, consider breaking away from your usual routine to find a “new-to-you” study spot on campus. Here are 10 of UC San Diego Today’s most inviting picks.

Helping Transfer Students Thrive in Science

May 21, 2024

A four-week summer program at the University of California San Diego is designed to help incoming transfer students gain valuable research experience, meet peers and faculty, and build confidence before the school year starts. Launched last year as a pilot program, the Transfer Student Research Experience (T-Rex) program will start its second year this summer.

$21 Million Gift to UC San Diego Honors Unique Efforts to Link Chemical and Nano Engineering More Strongly

May 21, 2024

A $21M gift from Aiiso Yufeng Li (Jeff) and his wife, DongDong Li (Doreen), honors unique efforts at UC San Diego to link chemical and nano engineering more strongly. In recognition of this gift, the department will be named the Aiiso Yufeng Li Family Department of Chemical and Nano Engineering.

Detecting Odors on the Edge: Researchers Decipher How Insects Smell More with Less

May 20, 2024

While humans feature a sophisticated sense of smell, insects have a much more basic olfactory system. Yet they depend upon smell to survive. Scientists have figured out how fruit flies use a simple but efficient system to recognize odors, and the answer lies at the edges of their antennae.

NIH Awards Coast-To-Coast Consortium $5.6 Million for All of Us Research Program

May 20, 2024

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have been awarded a $5.6 million grant to further their efforts within the All of Us Research Program, which aims to accelerate and promote equity in health research.

The Climate Games

May 16, 2024

Now funded with a new state grant, a team at UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute is developing “The Climate Games,” an educational video game set in locations already experiencing the impact of a changing climate.

UC San Diego Student Selected for National Public Service Scholarship

May 16, 2024

Junior John Paculdo Koenigshofer is one of 20 students selected from 700 applicants across the nation to become a Key into Public Service Scholar by The Phi Beta Kappa Society, a national academic honor society that advocates for the value of a liberal arts and sciences education.

May 25 Showcase Celebrates Cinematic Ingenuity

May 16, 2024

More than two dozen UC San Diego student, staff and faculty filmmakers have received fellowship funding from the Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts to pursue their unique film ambitions. On May 25, the campus and local community are invited to attend the inaugural Suraj Israni Center Fellowship Forum to discover and celebrate their diverse cinematic visions.

Bee-lieve It or Not: 8 Fascinating Bee Facts for World Bee Day

May 16, 2024

UC San Diego Today sat down with Jess Mullins, a Ph.D. student in the Ecology, Behavior and Evolution Department, to dive deeper into the world of bees and uncover fascinating insights about these pollinators.

Strategic Research Plan Refresh Looks to Evolve What UC San Diego Does Best

May 16, 2024

What broad and pressing societal problems, challenges or questions do you think UC San Diego is uniquely, well-positioned to help solve.
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