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UC San Diego Atmospheric Chemist Kim Prather Elected to American Philosophical Society

June 14, 2022

Kimberly Prather has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. She is Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry and Distinguished Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego.

University Of California Television Reaches One-Million Subscribers On Youtube

May 16, 2022

University of California Television (UCTV) is celebrating a major achievement with the acquisition of its one-millionth YouTube subscriber after contributing educational content to the platform for over a decade.

UC San Diego Medical Student Wins National Fellowship for Immigrants and Children of Immigrants

April 21, 2022

A UC San Diego medical student has won a prestigious fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Lawrence T. Wang, an MD-PhD candidate, was named among the 2022 recipients of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and will receive up to $90,000 in funding.

Girls Excel in Language Arts Early, Which May Explain the STEM Gender Gap in Adults

April 19, 2022

For most of us, when we make major career choices, we tend to lean into what we’re good at. According to new findings from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management, such skills may develop early in childhood and there can be significant differences depending on gender.

UC San Diego’s Indigenous Futures Institute Receives $400K Grant from Lumina Foundation

April 15, 2022

UC San Diego’s Indigenous Futures Institute received a $400,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to support work in educational, scientific and environmental co-design with Indigenous peoples.

UC San Diego Biology Lab Receives $1.4M Grant to Fight Malaria Spread

March 30, 2022

New funding from the Gates Foundation will support cutting-edge genetics strategies designed implement and safely restrain gene drives that help stop the spread of malaria, which annually infects more than 200 million people.

Online Tutoring Study Shows Cause for Optimism

March 2, 2022

A recent pilot program measuring the results of online tutoring for K-12 students has shown positive, promising results, according to a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.

UC San Diego Receives $12.4M NIH Grant to Map the Human Nervous System

February 23, 2022

The National Institutes of Health have awarded UC San Diego a grant totaling $12.4 million. This will support a new research center dedicated to studying the human brain and central nervous system (CNS), specifically the ways they’re affected by HIV and opioids.

UC San Diego Professor Wins Prestigious International Prize for Research

February 10, 2022

The Olav Thon Foundation in Norway has announced that Anders M. Dale, PhD, professor of Neurosciences, Radiology, Psychiatry, Cognitive Science, and Data Science at UC San Diego, is the recipient of its 2022 international research prize within the natural sciences and medicine.

When Job Seekers are “Overqualified,” Gender Bias May Come Into Play

January 31, 2022

When you’re looking for a job, any number of factors can work against you. When you’re passed over for a job you seek because you’re told you’re “overqualified” it may be initially flattering, but it’s most likely not what you want to hear.
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