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Leading Israeli Historian & Journalist Tom Segev to Speak at UC San Diego June 1

May 17, 2016

The unorthodox historian and journalist, Tom Segev, has been intrepid in exploring and illuminating the tortured history of Israel and the Holocaust, often exposing painful truths that many would rather not have to grapple with. Born in Jerusalem to parents who fled Nazi Germany, Segev is a leading figure among…

2017-18 Holocaust Living History Workshop Series Launches with Focus on “The Possibility of Renewal”

October 5, 2017

The Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLWH) at the University of California San Diego once again launches a year-long series of educational events that will focus on the theme, The Possibility of Renewal: The Shoah Between Past, Present, and Future. This year’s programming, presented by the UC San Diego Library and…

Charting Shots

October 7, 2021

…cell therapy (1970s) and artificial intelligence (21st century). Vaccines often make these lists—they are both old and new—but they are also overlooked because their power is primarily in prevention, and a disease dodged is harder to count, though the World Health Organization estimates 2.5 million deaths are prevented each year…

New Research Shows Wildlife & Marine Environment Benefit when Island-Ocean Connections Are Restored

December 5, 2022

A new perspective published today recognizes the critical link between island and marine ecosystems and identifies island and near-shore marine environmental characteristics that promote strong linkages in these ecosystems around the world.

Lim(b)itless in India: UC San Diego Students Travel Abroad to Empower Amputees

February 6, 2020

…the QI Center for Human Frontiers. Of the approximately 40 million amputees worldwide, only a fraction have access to a prosthetic limb. Multiple office visits, travel fees, and material and labor costs can drive prices into the tens of thousands of dollars. Lin planned to use an engineering approach to…

“Holocaust and the Burden of History” is Focus of 2016-17 Holocaust Living History Workshop Series

September 26, 2016

The Holocaust Living History Workshop (HLWH) at the University of California San Diego kicks off a year-long series of educational events with two compelling programs this fall, underscoring this year’s theme “Holocaust and the Burden of History.” The 2016-17 workshop events will approach the Holocaust from various angles to shed…

Alumni and Community Engagement Announces 2015 Honorees

February 12, 2015

…Ted Fu, ’06, Visual Arts Together, Philip Wang, Wesley Chan and Ted Fu run Wong Fu Productions, a growing independent production company. Their well-known YouTube channel has more than 1 million subscribers and has garnered over 200 million views of short films, music videos and video blogs for its large…

Meet Carol Padden, Dean of Social Sciences

February 5, 2015

…Chair in Language and Human Communication A longtime member of the UC San Diego community – first as a graduate student, then as a faculty member and, most recently, as an administrator too – Carol Padden is a MacArthur “Genius” Award-winning scholar of sign languages. She was named the division’s…

UC San Diego Undergraduates Organize First TEDxUCSD

May 2, 2013

…Seth Lerer, dean of Arts and Humanities, UC San Diego Albert Lin, National Geographic Explorer, UC San Diego researcher and alumnus Stephen Mayfield, director of San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology, UC San Diego faculty member Michael Meyer, partner at Essential and lecturer at Rady School of Management, UC San…

Waking Up to Why Sleep Health Matters

October 31, 2019

…gadgetry, light—both natural and artificial—is pervasive. Light is inherently intertwined with the 24-hour biological sleep-wake cycle known as the circadian rhythm, as well as with the quality of our sleep, which factors into our health, disease prevention and normal everyday functioning. Credit: Ximei Ackerman, Tiffany Phan, Maryanna Sophia Landaverde, Stuart…

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