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Alumna Astronaut Kate Rubins On Advancing Human Health from Space

June 13, 2024

This month, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins ‘99 visited UC San Diego to participate in a panel discussion alongside renowned leaders in space technology and health. The symposium offered insights into how research conducted in space can be translated into applications that keep humans healthy on earth.

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.

Meet Ph.D. Student Etienne Palos: First-Generation Chemistry Trailblazer

May 23, 2024

Etienne Palos is a fourth year UC San Diego Ph.D. student specializing in theoretical and computational chemistry in the lab of Francesco Paesani. The graduate student discusses his background, his experience as a Latinx student in STEM and more.

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.

UC San Diego Ranked No. 7 Best US Public University by Center for World University Rankings

May 14, 2024

UC San Diego has once again been named No. 7 among U.S. public universities in the latest Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), upholding its position from the previous year.

Five UC San Diego Scientists Elected AAAS Fellows

April 30, 2024

Five University of California San Diego researchers have been elected 2023 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the world’s largest general scientific organizations.

Champions of Change: Celebrating UC San Diego’s Volunteer Community

April 25, 2024

To celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 21-27), UC San Diego Today is illuminating the stories of three passionate volunteers. They each embody the spirit of service, inspiring the campus community with their unwavering commitment to making a difference on local, regional and global scales.

Celebrando y Luchando por La Causa: Meet Three Tritons Fighting for the Cause

April 2, 2024

To kick off UC San Diego’s César E. Chávez celebration month, UC San Diego Today is highlighting three Tritons who are passionately advocating for causes close to their own hearts.
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