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James Soto Antony: From First-Gen College Student to Innovative Higher Ed Leader 

November 14, 2019

…the Department of Education Studies. A University of California alumnus, Antony returns to his Southern California roots armed with more than two decades of leadership experience in both the public and private higher education sectors. Born in Los Angeles, he attended UCLA to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and…

$1.5 Million Donation Supports Research on Effects of Psychedelic DMT on the Brain

July 11, 2023

UC San Diego Psychedelics and Health Research Initiative received the gift from philanthropist Eugene Jhong to further our understanding of the unique states of consciousness induced by DMT and how it could benefit human health.

Cancer Stem Cells Linked to Drug Resistance

April 20, 2014

Most drugs used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur tumor growth. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a biomarker called CD61 on the surface of drug-resistant tumors that appears responsible for inducing tumor metastasis by enhancing…

Researchers Discover Two Paths of Aging and New Insights on Promoting Healthspan

July 16, 2020

Scientists have unraveled key mechanisms behind the mysteries of aging. They isolated two paths that cells travel during aging and engineered a new way to genetically program these aging routes. The researchers also identified a master circuit that guides the aging processes.

Kids Praised for Being Smart Are More Likely to Cheat

September 14, 2017

…smart” vs “You did very well this time.” The study, published in Psychological Science, is co-authored by UC San Diego developmental psychologist Gail Heyman.

Scientists Identify Climate Change as Major Contributor to Record-Breaking Marine Heatwave

May 26, 2020

Two new studies led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego highlight the significance of long-term observations for understanding ocean climate trends and events, including record-shattering marine heatwaves.

All Campus Commencement

November 12, 2015

…San Diego tradition where extended families and friends attend to witness student achievements individually recognized.” For undergraduates, the All Campus Commencement mirrors another campuswide tradition: Convocation. Established in 2006, Convocation welcomes all incoming freshmen and transfer students at the start of the academic year. “These campuswide traditions help build a…

UC San Diego Researchers Awarded $889,000 for Cystinosis Studies

August 27, 2013

Two researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been awarded grants totaling more than $889,000 from the Cystinosis Research Foundation (CRF) to investigate better treatments and a cure for cystinosis. A rare and deadly genetic disease, cystinosis affects about 500 children and young adults in…

2016 Nobel Prizewinning Physicist Was Professor at UC San Diego

October 6, 2016

…advanced mathematical methods to study unusual phases, or states, of matter, such as superconductors, superfluids or thin magnetic films,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in announcing the award. Haldane said in an interview publicized by Princeton University on the day he was informed of his Nobel Prize that…

Doing the ‘Cha-Cha’ with Acclaimed Journalist and Author Charles Blow

October 31, 2023

…his experiences as part of the UC San Diego Extended Studies Helen Edison Lecture Series on November 6, 2023 at Park & Market in Downtown San Diego.

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