InnerScience Research Fund has committed to provide up to $10 million to UC San Diego over the next five years to support research on how meditation may impede the progression of serious terminal or chronic illnesses such as cancer, anxiety, depression, Alzheimer's disease and diabetes. Read More»
Andy Powers ’04 is chief guitar designer, president and CEO of Taylor Guitars, the largest manufacturer of acoustic guitars in the U.S. In this interview, Powers talks about music as a shared experience, the story of the first guitar he ever made, and the role of sustainability in guitar making. Read More»
The Pronouns Project, a campus advocacy organization focused on gender inclusivity, was born out of friendship and the shared experience of being misgendered—a term for being referred to with incorrect pronouns. The project aims to center student experiences and amplify student voices in campus conversations around gender diversity. Read More»
In a new and wide-ranging paper, Dr. Robert K. Naviaux, a physician-scientist and professor at the School of Medicine, explains why all chronic diseases, from diabetes to autism, are linked by the underlying failure of cells and the body to heal completely. He argues for the development of research that would explore the unified biological response to injury, harm and disease. Read More»
The energy across campus was electric during this year’s Sun God Festival, which featured live performances by nationally touring artists Smino, Dayglow, Knock2, khai dreams, Boys World and more. The one-of-a-kind music festival experience brings undergraduate students together to celebrate the academic year and create lasting memories. View Slideshow»
Scientists and students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography conducted a research cruise off the coast of San Diego—an educational experience for students who might not otherwise have the opportunity to go to sea. The cruise was the culmination of a quarter-long seminar entitled “Shipboard Knowledge Production.” View Slideshow»
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
UC San Diego staff members are invited to explore all the Craft Center has to offer during this month’s Triton Treats event, held May 18 from 12-1:30 p.m. Attendees can take tours of the center starting at noon, followed by “making sessions" that include creating recycled plastic jewelry or key chains, surfboard foam sculpting and printmaking. Register Now»
This Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re highlighting quiet campus spots for peace and inspiration. Amid the hustle and bustle of life at UC San Diego, consider venturing off the beaten path to reflect, balance your emotions and boost your well-being. Next time you find yourself near the Mandel Weiss Theatre and in need of some solitude, wander into the eucalyptus grove to the west. There, 32 trees have been fitted with motion and light sensors that translate varying forces of wind and changing light patterns into sound. It’s an essentially invisible public art installation known as “The Wind Garden,” created by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams as part of UC San Diego’s renowned Stuart Collection.
Do you enjoy expressing yourself through art? The UC San Diego Visual Arts Group, an affiliate group of the UC San Diego Staff Association, is accepting artist applications for its 20th annual art show, which will be held both virtually and in person from June 22-Aug. 27. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees and other UC San Diego affiliates are encouraged to submit their work now through June 1. Apply Now»
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