May 19, 2022
New Fellowship Program Supports Diversity in Scientific Diving The Scripps-led DIVERsity Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the Fall 2022 cohort through June 3 For some marine researchers, becoming a certified scientific diver is a game changer. This certification can have a profound impact on the research experiences and career…
June 20, 2014
Cristina Della Coletta, a professor of Italian and an associate dean at the University of Virginia, has been appointed dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, San Diego. Effective Aug. 15, 2014, the appointment follows an extensive national search.
June 4, 2015
…Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Becky Petitt. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Following a comprehensive nationwide search, the University of California, San Diego appointed Becky Petitt as vice chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. She serves as the lead senior executive responsible for providing a holistic…
June 11, 2020
…the Ice Age Cave divers carefully maneuver the giant ground sloth’s pelvis through Hoyo Negro. Photo Credit: Sam Meacham, CINDAQ For thousands of years, the massive pelvis lay undisturbed at the bottom of the watery black pit. Approximately four feet across and weighing an estimated 80 pounds, it had once…
June 6, 2023
Since 1954, Scripps Institution of Oceanography has set the standard for diver training at the University of California and has created opportunities for hundreds of scientific divers.
June 18, 2014
When exploratory divers discovered the underwater Mexican cave site known as Hoyo Negro, the conditions of the cave were so pristine and stable, says archaeologist Dominique Rissolo, “it looked like no one had ever exhaled a breath there.”
June 24, 2019
Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the University of Sydney, Australia have identified a previously unknown species of damselfish from Madagascar.
May 14, 2014
With its imperceptible features, carbon monoxide is widely known as the “silent killer” due to its risks at lethal concentrations. Far less known is that carbon monoxide is produced naturally in small quantities in humans and animals, and in recent years medical researchers have evaluated the gas as a treatment…
August 27, 2018
A new study led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Coral Reef Research Foundation (CRRF) in Palau describes a novel approach for predicting warm temperature-induced stress on corals from the sea surface through a deeper expanse ranging from 30-150 meters…
January 31, 2012
UCSD Celebrates Diversity and Service with Awards Twenty-five individuals, units and departments will be recognized for their contributions to diversity and equal opportunity at UC San Diego and in the community at a ceremony 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Price Center West Ballrooms. They will receive the 2011 Equal…