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Phenomenal Phytoplankton: Scientists Uncover Cellular Process Behind Oxygen Production

May 31, 2023

According to new research, the amount of oxygen in one of 10 breaths was made possible thanks to a newly identified cellular mechanism that promotes photosynthesis in marine phytoplankton. The study, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, was published May 31 in Current Biology.

A Chapter of Renewal

October 15, 2020

…Chair of EDI and Climate. Early in his term as dean, Boggs also distributed a student climate survey to help inform divisional initiatives, which included a center for student success. “The Student Success Center offers a turning point for the division as we look for impactful ways, outside the classroom,…

Song of the Trees

July 31, 2017

…forces of wind and changing light patterns into sound instantaneously using sophisticated software. Speakers high in the canopy above project the sound, louder during strong gusts and sunny, summer weather; while subwoofers at ground level emanate more subtle, deep tones as darkness descends and winter prevails. Each journey through the…

Finding a Path to the Green Job Industry

October 4, 2012

…students’ dreams of impacting climate change and preserving our planet.” The campus also is home to many green student organizations and the Sustainability Resource Center serves as a one-stop sustainability shop at UC San Diego where students can learn about green jobs and courses and initiatives related to local, national…

$1 Million Endowment to Help Establish Center for Social Innovation and Impact at Rady School

April 17, 2014

…pollution inhalation. Simultaneously, this change in behavior would help eliminate the climate impacts of soot and carbon monoxide and reduce CO2 emissions from firewood. Rady School faculty have also been working with individuals from the Center for Marine Biodiversity & Conservation at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography to address various…

Campus Counts Down to Dalai Lama Visit

April 17, 2012

…“The Global Impact of Climate Change: Balance through Universal Responsibility, Compassion and Human Consciousness.” The planned program begins at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at RIMAC Arena, with the panel discussion with the Dalai Lama slated to start at 9:30 a.m. A live webcast of the panel discussion will be available at…

Comet Supercomputer Pilots Extreme Ensemble for Predicting Atmospheric River Events

October 12, 2022

Atmospheric rivers are narrow bands of moisture-laden air, often more than a thousand miles long and a few hundred miles wide, that affect precipitation around the world. Forecasting their impact is especially important in the western United States where they can account for up to 50% of rainfall.

UC San Diego’s Brightest to Share Groundbreaking Ideas at Founders’ Symposium

November 8, 2012

…field that is constantly changing. Throughout the course of my career, the reform climate in education has shifted dramatically, and I have been able to consider how these shifts have shaped educational experiences for students as well as the professional lives of educators. Why does your work matter? Education is…

Sustainability Comes Alive During UC San Diego’s Earth Week Celebration April 16-20

April 10, 2012

…of defense against adverse climate change. West side of Revelle College Administration Building (near “Stonehenge”). Friday, April 20, Sustainability Awards––Beginning at 3 p.m., the Advisory Committee on Sustainability will recognize individuals and groups that have made the UC San Diego campus more sustainable. The Loft. UC San Diego was listed…

Reaching for the Sky

March 7, 2013

…live and learn about climate change and ways to conserve, reuse and recycle. “Sustainability is part of UC San Diego’s institutional DNA, inherited from our founders and early scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography,” said UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “UC San Diego has transformed into a living…

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