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Pandemic Lockdowns Had Severe Mental Health Consequences for Women in the Developing World

March 31, 2022

While potentially crucial to preventing the spread of COVID-19, lockdowns are associated with increased rates of depression and anxiety as well as food insecurity among women in India and other parts of the developing world, according to a new research. Credit: Travel Wild/iStock.

U.S. News Names UC San Diego Graduate Programs Among Top 10 in Nation

March 29, 2022

U.S. News & World Report today released its 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings, naming graduate programs and professional schools at the University of California San Diego among the best in the country. The rankings placed nine of the campus’s graduate programs among the top 10 in the nation.

UC San Diego Partners with County on Framework to Guide Decarbonization of Regional Economy

September 8, 2021

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy is lending its expertise to help San Diego County develop a science-based approach to decarbonizing the region's economy.

How to Double Voter Turnout and Increase Representation during Local Elections

August 20, 2021

Low and uneven turnout is a serious problem for local democracy. However, simply moving off-cycle, local elections to be held on the same day as statewide and national contests doubles voter turnout and leads to an electorate that is considerably more representative.

UC San Diego Professor Renee Bowen Selected as White House Economic Advisor

June 10, 2021

Renee Bowen, the Pastor Faculty Fellow at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Department of Economics, has been selected to serve in the Biden administration as the senior economist for Trade with the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

CO2 Emissions Are Rebounding, but Clean Energy Revolutions are Emerging

June 3, 2021

At the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP26) in November, ample discussion is likely to focus on how the world is not on track to meet the Paris Agreement’s goals of stopping warming at well below 2°C.

If Countries Implement Paris Pledges with Cuts to Aerosols, Millions of Lives can be Saved

June 1, 2021

Aerosol reductions that would take place as countries meet climate goals could contribute to global cooling and prevent more than one million annual premature deaths over a decade, according to a new study from the University of California San Diego.

Joan and Irwin Jacobs Gift $14 Million to the School of Global Policy and Strategy

April 23, 2021

Joan K. and Irwin M. Jacobs have committed to provide a $14 million endowed gift to the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy. The gift will support its Center on Global Transformation (CGT).

Scientists Map “Pulse” of Groundwater Flow through California’s Central Valley

April 7, 2021

For the first time, scientists at the University of California San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and School of Global Policy and Strategy, as well as the U.S. Geological Survey are using advanced satellite data to map the “pulse” of groundwater flow through the San Joaquin Valley.

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs and Schools Shine in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

March 30, 2021

Released today, the 2022 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings gave high marks to UC San Diegos’s graduate education in political science and the Jacobs School of Engineering, among other professional schools and programs on campus.
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