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NSF-Funded Program Advances Geosciences Opportunities for Community College Students

May 30, 2024

For the second year, a group of community college students has been immersed into cutting-edge research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego through the Scripps Geosciences Educational Opportunities (Scripps-GEO) program.

Cooking Up Community Through Indigenous Foods

May 30, 2024

Menus often celebrate exotic flavors and far-flung cooking styles, but UC San Diego course Food Justice and Indigenous Food Sovereignty explores ingredients and recipes used by the people indigenous to our country.

Voices of the Unsheltered

May 29, 2024

Stories Unsheltered consists of a mural and statues with voice recordings telling the stories of San Diegans who have experienced housing insecurity.

Design Lab Alumnus Perspective

May 28, 2024

How can we better teach design? Nastasha Tan majored in cognitive science and focused on human-computer interaction, then went on to earn a master’s degree at Carnegie Mellon in human-computer interaction; today she is Chief Design Officer at Kite.

UC San Diego Team Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge for Third Year in a Row

May 28, 2024

A UC San Diego team wants to create a company to give first responders and emergency room personnel a new, portable and cost-effective tool to rapidly diagnose stroke patients and speed treatment. The group's pitch was awarded first place in the 2024 National Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship Challenge.

A Change of Direction

May 28, 2024

UC San Diego Assistant Professor of Physics Mattia Serra and colleagues at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) have developed a new method that can manipulate the movement of embryonic cells using short-time attractors — a concept Serra had previously developed and adopted to help search and rescue operations at sea.

Cognitive Science Researcher Establishes UC San Diego’s First Fellowship in the Field

May 28, 2024

Susan Chipman, a pioneer in the field of cognitive science, has pledged a $1 million planned gift to the University of California San Diego’s Department of Cognitive Science. The Susan E.F. Chipman and Robert G. Fitzgerald Graduate Fellowship Fund in Cognitive Science is the first of its kind in the UC San Diego department, which was the world’s first department established in cognitive science.

A Time for Change Now: Dr. Bernice A. King’s Message of Love at UC San Diego’s Helen Edison Lecture Series

May 28, 2024

On the evening of Friday, May 17, 400 guests from UC San Diego and the local community gathered at the Jeannie Auditorium on the UC San Diego campus to hear Dr. Bernice A. King ponder society's yearning for change as she reflected on the legacy of her parents, Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

Two UC San Diego Scientists Elected to Royal Society

May 28, 2024

Nigel Goldenfeld, a Chancellor’s distinguished professor of physics at UC San Diego, and Mark H. Thiemens, a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC San Diego, have been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s national academy of sciences.

UC San Diego Unveils Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve Field Station and Community Learning Center

May 28, 2024

UC San Diego celebrated a significant milestone with the opening of its new Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve Field Station and Community Learning Center. The facility, located at the heart of the marsh, represents a major step forward in the university's commitment to environmental research, education, and community engagement.
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