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Strategic Research Plan Refresh Looks to Evolve What UC San Diego Does Best

May 16, 2024

What broad and pressing societal problems, challenges or questions do you think UC San Diego is uniquely, well-positioned to help solve.

Joan Klein Jacobs, Beloved Philanthropist and Community Leader, Has Died

May 7, 2024

Joan Klein Jacobs, a dedicated and visionary philanthropist, civic leader and patron of the arts died on May 6. She was 91.

UC San Diego Professors Join Prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 2, 2024

Two UC San Diego faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Stephan Haggard, Distinguished Research Professor of political science in UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, and Kenneth Intriligator, Distinguished Professor of physics.

Closing the U.S./Mexico Border During COVID-19 Increased HIV Transmission

April 30, 2024

Rates of HIV transmission increased when the U.S./Mexico border was closed for COVID-19, according to a new study from University of California San Diego and Irvine.

Foreign-Born Doctors Help Serve Rural and Low-Income Communities

April 25, 2024

Although about 20% of the United States population live in rural areas, only 11% of physicians practice in these locations. New research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy shows that relaxed visa requirements enable more foreign-trained doctors to practice in remote and low-income areas, without reducing employment of U.S.-trained doctors.

How Climate Change Will Impact Food Production and Financial Institutions

April 8, 2024

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy have developed a new method to predict the financial impacts climate change will have on agriculture, which can help support food security and financial stability for countries.

Product Life Cycle Research Helps Define Economic Vitality, Influencing Researchers and Policymakers

March 5, 2024

New research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy evaluates product life cycles and compares them to firm growth.Understanding product life cycles plays an important role in the innovation arms race, helping to define firm growth and market competition.

When Planning Sustainable Energy Systems—Don’t Forget About People

February 29, 2024

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) shows that models commonly used to shape climate mitigation need to include human behaviors and rules–and shows models can be adapted to do so.

Having Self-Control Leads to Power

February 27, 2024

New research from the UC San Diego Rady School of Management and Texas A&M University finds that having self-control is often what leads to power.

UC San Diego Forum Maps the Future of U.S.-China Relations

February 22, 2024

In its fifth year, the UC San Diego Forum on U.S.-China Relations, national security adviser Jake Sullivan shares the Biden Administration’s ‘invest, align, compete’ strategy with government officials, academics and business leaders in Washington, D.C.
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