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Remembering Stanford ‘Sol’ Penner, a Founding Engineering Professor at UC San Diego

July 20, 2016

Professor Emeritus Stanford S. “Sol” Penner, one of the founders and creators of the engineering program at the University of California San Diego, passed away on July 15, 2016 at his home in La Jolla, Calif. He was 95 years old.

Can Ancient Botanical Therapies Help Treat COVID-19?

November 12, 2021

…medicine: the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Three trials are currently recruiting for between 66 and 80 patients who have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 and who are quarantined at home with mild to moderate symptoms. Two are Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved Phase 1 clinical safety trials for investigational compounds…

A Fleet for All

May 30, 2013

…seeds of plate tectonic theory, identification of the deepest places on Earth’s surface and discoveries of life at hydrothermal vents. During Frieder’s expedition, student researchers discovered a methane seep only a few miles off the San Diego coast—a first for this region. They had been guided by a bit of…

Rise of Aggressive Reef Predator From Overfishing May Impede Sea Urchin Recovery, Study Finds

May 15, 2017

A new study suggests that an aggressive reef competitor—the Threespot Damselfish—may have impeded the recovery of Caribbean long-spined sea urchin populations after a mysterious disease outbreak caused a massive die-off of these animals over three decades ago.

From Vacationers to Explorers, UC San Diego Will Host a Diverse Crowd This Summer

June 20, 2013

From pre-college students to alumni, there’s something for everyone at the University of California, San Diego this summer. In addition to regular summer session classes, UC San Diego will host a wide range of programs designed to stimulate the imagination of local middle and high school students, orient incoming freshmen…

Charting Shots

October 7, 2021

…the appeal of conspiracy theorizing about vaccines, said Saba Bazargan-Forward, PhD, a professor in the Department of Philosophy at UC San Diego. “Some of these cognitive biases might very well be ‘hard-wired’ into us. The advent of social media has, in effect, weaponized these cognitive biases. We now have a…

The Epic Lives of Albert Lin

December 30, 2022

UC San Diego alum Albert Yu-Min Lin has explored the world, made a name for himself on National Geographic television and overcome the major obstacle of a life-changing injury. His latest project promises to make life a little bit easier for those who need it most.

Giving Students a Place to Prep for Tomorrow’s Virtual (Reality) Economy

May 11, 2017

…Rift head-mounted display, two controllers for navigating inside VR environments, a computer workstation equipped with a high-end graphics card, various peripherals and a custom-made breakout box for plugging in and unplugging cables. “This way students don’t have to get on their hands and knees under the table every time they…

Successful Women Make the Best Advocates to Help Other Women Rise up in the Ranks

August 4, 2022

…candidates. Campbell and co-authors theorize higher levels of tenure boosts perceptions of female sponsors’ credibility specifically when it comes to identifying high-quality female candidates. This is because highly tenured female sponsors, who likely faced challenges advancing in their own careers, might be seen as better able to identify junior women…

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