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Is Arctic Warming Behind a Monster Saharan Dust Storm?

December 1, 2020

Researchers break down the conditions that led to the “Godzilla” dust storm of 2020.

Trailblazing Astronomer Margaret Burbidge Turns 100 Years Old

October 10, 2019

…department. The rule was changed shortly afterward, and they moved her right away into the Department of Physics.” According to Sarah Burbidge, Margaret Burbidge was also given the rare and high distinction of “University Professor,” an honorable title transferable to faculty positions at other University of California campuses. “I think…

Alumnus Ken Kroner Gives $1M to Align Academic Research with Financial Decision Making

October 31, 2019

…the investment impact of climate change and how to better manage risk in a retirement portfolio.” While PCAM will be housed at UC San Diego, the center will work with academic affiliates at many other campuses across the University of California and other institutions in the western U.S. A PCAM…

Women Rising

November 9, 2017

…fairness.” “The tide is changing and I think this trend is an indication of that,” said Rommie Amaro, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry who chairs the Academic Senate’s Diversity and Equity Committee. “There’s more awareness of subtle bias and more focused support from the top leadership at the university…

Celebrating the Past and Future

October 2, 2014

…Founders style – on climate change and personalized medicine. Prior to the symposium, join us for a reception where undergraduates will share how they are working to address issues such as poverty, health, education and the environment. The reception and symposium are free and open to the public. Through Their…

Making an Impact: 5 Summer Internships that Ignited Students’ Passions

October 10, 2023

They flew through Category 2 hurricanes, helped develop antibody therapeutics for cancer patients, gained firsthand experience in the pharmaceutical industry and more. These five students are back on campus after gaining real-world exposure to their chosen career paths this summer.

A Human-Centered Approach to Artificial Intelligence

December 10, 2020

…and genome technology, and climate-change mitigation. “From active genetics and genetic engineering, to data science and the environment, the institute has developed into a ‘living hub’ of researchers, visiting and faculty experts, post-doc scholars and Ph.D. fellows committed to questions about the ethics and social implications of some of the…

UC San Diego Again Named No. 1 Public University by Washington Monthly

August 26, 2019

The University of California San Diego has been named the top public university in the nation by Washington Monthly for contributions to social mobility, research and public service. UC San Diego has been the no. 1 public college in the rankings nine times in the past 10 years.

Charting Shots

October 7, 2021

…discount the reality of climate change to the benefits of wearing masks to reducing the spread of respiratory diseases.” Vaccines work In the U.S., vaccines have rendered a number of diseases virtually non-existent, or at least no longer major public health threats. Polio is often cited. In the 1950s, one…

Obituary Notice: Edward (Jerry) Winterer, Scripps Oceanography Geologist

September 7, 2016

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego Emeritus Professor of Geology Edward Litton (Jerry) Winterer, a renowned expert in the study of sediments, died Aug. 30 at his home in Del Mar, Calif. He was 91.

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