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UC San Diego Embraces Student Wellness, Raises Awareness of Mental Health

November 14, 2012

…lifestyle, including UC San Diego’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The goal of CAPS is to support and educate students and to offer a welcoming and confidential space for learning about and addressing mental health issues.

No Cost, No Long-Term Commitment: Five CAPS Programs for Student Wellness

May 16, 2024

…Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) wants you to know that they’ve got you this spring (and anytime you need them). In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, check in on your own well-being and explore five free CAPS programs that can be especially helpful at this time of year.…

Feeling Blue? Here’s Where Students Can Find Support on Campus

November 17, 2022

There are over 40 psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatrists and post-doctoral residents at CAPS who serve more than 40,000 students. And while 1:1 appointments can be beneficial, many other resources are available that can help you face your challenges.

Stem Cell-Derived Beta Cells Under Skin Replace Insulin

March 25, 2014

Scientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have shown that by encapsulating immature pancreatic cells derived from human embryonic stem cells, and implanting them under the skin of diabetic mouse models, sufficient insulin is produced to maintain glucose levels without unwanted potential…

UC San Diego Offers Online Courses for Students Specializing in Interaction Design

June 29, 2015

Learners around the world, regardless of background, will have the opportunity online to learn how to design great user experiences and what it takes to design technologies that “bring people joy rather than frustration.” The courses were developed by University of California, San Diego Professor Scott Klemmer, who will begin…

UC San Diego Anthropology Professor Becomes Chair-Elect of ASOR Committee on Archaeological Policy

December 11, 2013

Thomas E. Levy, a professor of anthropology at the University of California, San Diego, has been unanimously elected to as Chair-Elect of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Committee on Archaeological Policy (CAP).

Nature Heals

January 18, 2024

Co-organized by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Outback Adventures (part of UC San Diego Recreation), the Well-Being Camping Retreat is a three-day long program that brings students into the heart of Southern California’s native beauty.

Pepper and Halt: Spicy Chemical May Inhibit Gut Tumors

August 1, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors.

Viruses Found to Use Intricate ‘Treadmill’ to Move Cargo across Bacterial Cells

June 13, 2019

Biologists have provided the first example of cargo within bacteriophage cells transiting along treadmill-like structures. The discovery demonstrates that bacteria have more in common with sophisticated human cells than previously believed.

Bioinformatics Pioneers Launch First Online Bioinformatics Specialization on Coursera

August 17, 2015

CSE professor Pavel Pevzner and recent postdoc Phillip Campeau are launching a six-part series of courses as a Specialization mini-degree on Coursera teaching bioinformatics, culminating in a Capstone Project that will prepare students to solve real-world research challenges.

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