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Disrupting Narratives that Legitimize Long-term Incarceration, from the Inside Out

April 4, 2024

A $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the UC Sentencing Project to drive work – inside and outside of prison – that disrupts the narratives that legitimize the racialized and gendered criminalization of people in California’s women's prisons.

Economies of Wildfire

November 2, 2023

Just as the threat of fire increases across the state, two major insurance companies have pulled out of California's home insurance market. Judd Boomhower, assistant professor of economics at UC San Diego, is looking closely a the potential causes of the destabilized insurance market in California.

UC Legend Dick Atkinson Digs into Memory

August 15, 2023

UC President Emeritus Richard C. Atkinson, professor emeritus of cognitive science and psychology at UC San Diego, describes the influential Atkinson-Shiffrin model of human memory.

ChatGPT Tricks Teachers

June 27, 2023

Can you tell if what you’re reading right now was written by a human or generated by artificial intelligence? Do you care? Those are essentially the questions that University of California San Diego researchers asked in an experiment with ChatGPT at a regional high school.

Serious Business: Expanding the Talent Pool for a More Inclusive Economy

June 15, 2023

Students in the Business and Economics Mentoring Program have access to academic support, peer-to-peer mentoring, social activities, as well as networking and research opportunities.

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.

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.

​​​​​​​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.
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