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Our Divided States

May 1, 2023

The Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research at UC San Diego supports research-practice partnerships that spur public engagement and civic improvements. Co-directors and political scientists Zoltan Hajnal and Thad Kousser discuss the electoral process and the state of American democracy.

Car Talk

May 1, 2023

Old cars are terrible polluters. Equity is an issue. Environmental economist Mark Jacobsen seeks an effective and equitable solution to the pollution, and subsequent health costs, caused by old vehicles.

​​​​​​​To Risk It All or Not? We Look to Others When Deciding

April 26, 2023

It is not surprising that we make everyday decisions based on what other people do. But what about more consequential choices, do we stick to our own internal principles? Many of us think (and say) we do. Yet research from UC San Diego suggests that's not so.

Two UC San Diego Faculty Members Celebrated as 2023 Guggenheim Fellows

April 19, 2023

University of California San Diego faculty members Patrick Anderson and Jac Jemc are newly announced Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious distinction awarded annually by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

UC San Diego Education Professor Elected to National Academy of Education

March 23, 2023

Amanda Datnow – Chancellor’s Associates Endowed Chair and a professor in the Department of Education Studies in the School of Social Sciences – is one of only 18 exceptional education leaders and scholars to be elected to the National Academy of Education.

Partisan Gap on Trust in U.S. Elections Has Grown Even Wider, Survey Finds

December 15, 2022

According to a national UC San Diego Yankelovich Center Survey after the 2022 midterms: Democrats and independents report greater confidence in our election system, but Republicans do not. Real-world remedies hold promise for restoring trust in U.S. elections.

Math to Make a Difference

October 11, 2022

How’s the stock market doing? Any investment tips? These are questions economists face and fend off all the time. But most don't study financial matters like these. Most economists are trying to figure out how people change their actions in response to changing circumstances or changing policies.

Community Matters

September 26, 2022

Sociology professor Michel Estefan redefines classroom culture.

More Stress, Fewer Coping Resources for Latina Mothers Post-Trump

September 12, 2022

The sociopolitical climate in the United States has taken its toll on the mental health of Latina mothers, according to research from UC San Diego. Findings show increased depression, anxiety and perceived stress in a border city and reduced coping resources in both a border and interior US city.

Marco Werman of the ‘The World’ from GBH and PRX to Host the Public Radio Program from UC San Diego

June 15, 2022

Marco Werman, host of the international news program “The World” from GBH and PRX, will serve as Journalist in Residence for UC San Diego’s Department of Communication and will host the public radio show from a new broadcast studio located in the university department.
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