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UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Twelve New Faculty to Be Hired to Design Just Futures

November 8, 2022

Up to 12 new faculty members will be hired at UC San Diego whose work centers on designing just futures, particularly for Indigenous, Black and migrant communities.

Origin Story

September 26, 2022

An uncanny number of speculative fiction writers have roots at UC San Diego. Author Sarina Dahlan '98 explores this phenomenon with other alumni writers.

UC San Diego Announces 2022-2023 Holocaust Living History Workshop Series

September 22, 2022

The University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) is returning this fall with a yearlong series of eight talks that underscore the theme “Rethinking Genocide: Fascism, Exploitation and the Holocaust.”

Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) and UCTV Have Teamed Up to Launch the Data Science Channel

August 22, 2022

A collaboration between HDSI and UCTV, the HDSI Channel will serve as a central platform to promote the people and programs that are affiliated with HDSI to highlight the diversity of their research, education, and outreach programs

Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

August 5, 2022

Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped down June 30, 2022.

Awash in Potential: Wastewater Provides Early Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Virus

July 7, 2022

Scientists and physicians at UC San Diego and Scripps Research describe how wastewater sequencing provided dramatic new insights into levels and variants of SARS-CoV-2 on campus and in the broader community — a key step to public health interventions in advance of COVID-19 case surges.

UC San Diego’s David Danks Appointed to National AI Advisory Committee

April 15, 2022

Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) and Philosophy professor David Danks to serve on the National AI Advisory Committee (NAIAC)

Holocaust Living History Workshop Series Continues at UC San Diego in 2022

January 18, 2022

The University of California San Diego’s Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLHW) 2021-2022 series continues with five profound events that underscore this year’s theme, “Beyond the Great Silence: The Holocaust in Art, Memory, and Life.”

Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts Established in Memory of Promising Film Student

December 21, 2021

In recognition of a generous gift from Deepak and Varsha Israni, UC San Diego is proud to establish the Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts within the Division of Arts and Humanities, the university’s hub for creative and academic advancement in culture, music, theater, film and the arts.
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