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First ‘Wise Elder Changemaker’ Awards Celebrate San Diegans Age 65+

April 19, 2022

Five remarkable people are being celebrated by the Life Course Scholars Program at UC San Diego with “Wise Elder Changemaker” awards for their “significant impact on people, land, communities and movements for change across our region.”

It’s Time to Care About Pronouns

May 16, 2023

The Pronouns Project, a campus advocacy organization focused on gender inclusivity, was born out of friendship and the shared experience of misgendering – being referred to with incorrect pronouns – on campus.

‘The Big Bang Theory’s’ Mayim Bialik Shares Experiences as an Academic, Actor and STEM Advocate

June 4, 2015

…an article about STEM advocacy, but they will do an article about an actress on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and her love for STEM advocacy,” she said. Before her formal talk, more than 200 students had the chance to attend a meet and greet with Bialik, where she posed for…

Higher Child Marriage Rates Associated with Higher Maternal and Infant Mortality

May 13, 2013

Countries in which girls are commonly married before the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, report researchers in the current online issue of the journal Violence Against Women.

The Art of Transformation

March 23, 2017

…knowing the history and advocacy work that was put in by students.” A special ribbon cutting inaugurated the new murals after artist Jose Olague discussed the symbols, messages and figures in the works. Guests at the mural unveiling were given an opportunity to view the finished works. They shared in…

National Awards to UC San Diego School of Medicine Faculty Members

April 30, 2012

William G. Bradley, Jr., MD, PhD, FACR, chairman of the Department of Radiology, was awarded the ACR Gold Medal and Honorary Fellowship, the highest honor of the American College of Radiology on April 22, during the ACR annual meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference held in Washington, D.C. The ACR said…

Five UC San Diego Experts Elected AAAS Fellows in 2020

November 24, 2020

American Association for the Advancement of Science honors the contributions of UC San Diego leaders in astrophysics, research advocacy, organic chemistry, psychiatry and geophysics.

Clinical Trial To Test Safety of Stem Cell-Derived Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

September 9, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, in partnership with ViaCyte, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology firm specializing in regenerative medicine, have launched the first-ever human Phase I/II clinical trial of a stem cell-derived therapy for patients with Type 1 diabetes.

$1 Million Endowment Gift Supports Annual Human Milk Institute Symposium

March 18, 2024

A new $1 million gift will create an endowment to support the annual Human Milk Symposium symposium, which brings together some of the world’s leading breastfeeding and human milk experts for knowledge exchange and visioning.

All Together Now

November 2, 2023

As a neurodiverse student, Naba Rizvi often felt marginalized and isolated. Today, her doctoral research at UC San Diego’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering focuses on the design of artificial intelligence (AI) apps for autistic users and has gained national attention.

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