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Pioneering Data Science for a Data-Driven Future

July 18, 2023

UC San Diego’s Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute Director Rajesh Gupta says the emerging field of data science enables us to “see” things that have never before been visible and make connections never before possible.

A Pendant Fit for a King

February 23, 2017

…believes it may even change what we know about the Maya. Also important: The pendant was “not torn out of history by looters,” said Braswell. “To find it on a legal expedition, in context, gives us information about the site and the jewel that we couldn’t have otherwise had or…

Science Frontiers Showcased at Scripps

February 7, 2012

…Despite Scripps’ profile of climate change research, which has historically included warnings about continued use of fossil fuels, and recent oil exploration-related disasters such as the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill involving longtime Scripps research supporter BP, Constable defended Scripps’ role in helping oil companies find reserves. He noted that the…

Convocation Welcome Message: Know Your Value

October 4, 2018

…200,000 alumni who are changing the world for the better. I urge you to not just follow in their footsteps, but instead to blaze your own trail.” Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla addressed UC San Diego’s record, incoming class. Anita Raj, Tata Chancellor Professor of Medicine, who holds a joint appointment…

Zika Virus’ Key into Brain Cells ID’d, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells

January 16, 2020

Two different UC San Diego research teams identified the same molecule — αvβ5 integrin — as Zika virus’ key to brain cell entry. They found ways to take advantage of the integrin to both block Zika virus from infecting cells and turn it into something good: a way to shrink…

UC San Diego Forges a Sustainable Future

May 1, 2012

…global leader in groundbreaking climate research. Modern climate change science began at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography with the Keeling Curve in 1958, which has become the scientific icon of global warming. “UC San Diego has transformed itself into a living laboratory in which all campus facilities and…

Greeks United for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (GUIDE) Launched at UC San Diego

April 23, 2015

…additional knowledge on campus climate issues. All UC San Diego students are welcome to attend the GUIDE retreat. “GUIDE will open dialogue about appropriation and appreciation and program inclusive events between our campus communities,” said second year student and Alpha Chi Omega member Lauren Roberts. “It’s important to me because…

Faculty Celebrated for Extraordinary Teaching, Research and Service

April 4, 2019

…of work. He has changed the terms in which debates about time are conducted and he has shaped the agenda for future research.” Excellence in Research in Science and Engineering Y. Shirley Meng, Ph.D. Professor of NanoEngineering and Materials Science As principal investigator for the Laboratory for Energy Storage and…

$5 Million Gift to Establish New Center for Taiwan Studies

May 6, 2021

…like coral reef protection, climate change and green energy, as well as all the ways Taiwanese Americans contribute to society. The new center will also expand the Taiwanese-American oral history project initially funded by the TAH Foundation. Interdisciplinary collaboration Division of Arts and Humanities Dean and Chancellor’s Associates Chair in…

Physics Pioneer Margaret Burbidge Dies at 100

April 9, 2020

…astronomy and physics helped change our understanding of the universe, has died. The 100-year-old professor emeritus of physics at UC San Diego passed away peacefully at her home, her family at her side, on April 5. E. Margaret Burbidge. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego; October 1971 “Margaret Burbidge…

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