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The Race to Stay Ahead of Wildfires

November 7, 2019

…coping with a new climate-change driven reality. Scripps researchers, for instance, recently reported that Santa Ana wind activity is projected to decrease in frequency in the fall and spring but not in peak intensity. This effectively narrows the Santa Ana wind season around its historical peak in December. These results,…

A Sense of Belonging

September 17, 2020

…of the global pandemic, climate change, racism and the violence of policing, it has become necessary to build spaces of collective study wherever possible, to understand how we got here and to build toward a different future. I’m hopeful that the program can be one more space to build community…

Creating AI That Helps, Not Harms

March 21, 2024

There are plenty of reasons to love artificial intelligence (AI). But what happens when helpfulness turns into harm? This is one of the big questions that occupies David Danks, a professor in UC San Diego’s Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute and Department of Philosophy.

The Underwater Library at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

April 8, 2021

…how overfishing and environmental changes were at play. As a result, the California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) was formed in 1949, setting sail to sample the biological communities offshore of the state and Baja California. This exploration led to an explosive growth in plankton samples, forming the foundation for…

UC San Diego Graduate Students Take Their Research to State Capitol

March 20, 2012

…and looking at how climate change affects animal and plant life in California. They shared research that could expand our understanding of how human languages are structured, how media shapes our worldview and the way we use reading and writing of literature to construct an understanding of ourselves. Part of…

New Study: Protecting Large Ocean Areas Doesn’t Curb Fishing Catches

May 31, 2023

In the first-ever “before and after” assessment of the impact of establishing Mexico’s Revillagigedo National Park on the fishing industry, a team of U.S. and Mexican researchers found that Mexico’s industrial fishing sector did not incur economic losses five years after the park’s creation.

UC San Diego’s Federal Research Funding Among Top 10 in Nation Despite Campus’s Relative Youth

May 23, 2013

…whether it’s about scholarships, climate change or medical research; these gifts are considered investments in the future.” Brown agreed that UC San Diego offers a great return on investment. “We definitely will benefit as we build our endowment,” Brown said. “UC San Diego is just beginning to grow our network…

Q&A with Antigone Blackwell

March 13, 2012

…Diego and its Campus Climate Council. I also provide programmatic support for the campus' three community centers — the LGBT Resource Center, the Cross-Cultural Center and the Women's Center. Diversity is a broad, multi-layered concept. Therefore, fundraising for diversity initiatives is a fluid process that is ever-evolving with each connection…

Q&A: Maintaining Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

September 3, 2020

…racism to geo-politics and climate change. These are normal reactions, but sometimes you need a little more help than talking with friends and family. The stigma of mental health can be a deterrent, but there should be no shame in seeking out a mental health professional. In fact, the sooner…

Celebrating 20 Years of Sally Ride Science

February 18, 2021

…and STEM careers to climate change and sustainability. Two book series—Cool Careers in STEM and Key Concepts in Science—reached an estimated 6 million students, according to evaluators from the University of Texas at Austin. Sally Ride Science Academy for educators: Starting in 2009, Sally Ride Science brought educators from around…

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