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UC San Diego Student Apartments Scoop Up LEED Gold Certification

UC San Diego’s Village@Torrey Pines East apartment development, featuring solar-heated showers and “wind scoops” that pull in Pacific breezes, is celebrating its grand opening with news that it won LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold certification. The green-building award recognizes Village East’s water- and energy-efficient features in addition to many other sustainability features.

UC San Diego Political Scientists to Trace San Diego’s Fiscaland and Governance Missteps

Business & Economics

San Diego—“America’s finest city”—was once known as a sunny beach town, distinguished by a large military presence, an enduring appeal to tourists, and a burgeoning tech sector. But, according to UC San Diego political scientists Steve Erie and Vladimir Kogan, a series of critical financial and policy missteps have transformed San Diego into “Enron by the Sea,” a municipality now plagued by intractable pension and budget deficits, poorly crafted public-private partnerships, and increasingly distrustful voters who demand services but refuse to pay for them.

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From exciting athletics programs and campus events, to our latest contributions to cutting-edge research—UC San Diego is a vibrant community of creators and innovators, making a positive impact both in San Diego and beyond.

Countywide Initiative to Train 1 Million San Diegans in Hands-Only CPR

Health & Behavior

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science and County of San Diego Emergency Medical Services launch Revive & Survive San Diego, a new initiative created to save lives by training 1 million San Diegans in hands-only CPR.

6 Tips for a Stellar Study Abroad Scholarship Application

Student Life

Students who are U.S. citizens and receive the Pell Grant are eligible for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, a distinguished federally funded study abroad program aiming to increase access to global experiences.

Saving Lives: The Critical Role of Bystander CPR

Health & Behavior

Bystander CPR occurs anytime CPR is initially performed by a non-medical rescuer. Critical for survival, bystander CPR initiation delays of even a few minutes while awaiting advanced resuscitation from emergency responders significantly reduces a person’s chance for survival.

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Unlocking Japan’s Potential: Science and Technology Innovation

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The Ethical and Policy Implications of Artificial Intelligence

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