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What’s New at Founders’ Day 2012

November 1, 2012

…exciting; that the humanities are a vital source of energy on a public university campus; that the book is not dead; that digital technologies may supplement but never truly replace the printed or handwritten text; and that the experience of teaching and reading can be engaging, funny, moving, and life…

Three UC San Diego Professors Named Recipients of 2018 Breakthrough Prize

December 3, 2017

Two full-time University of California San Diego faculty members — Don Cleveland, who studies fundamental cellular mechanisms in the search for new treatments for diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and James McKernan, a mathematician who investigates algebraic geometry and multivariate polynomials — are recipients of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize,…

Key Biological Mechanism Is Disrupted by Ocean Acidification

March 14, 2018

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, J. Craig Venter Institute, and colleagues show a direct connection between the effects of ocean acidification and the health of phytoplankton at the base of the marine food chain by showing how the loss of seawater carbonate hampers the ability…

UC San Diego Team Aims to Broaden Researcher Access to Protein Simulation

August 6, 2012

Using just an upgraded desktop computer equipped with a relatively inexpensive graphics processing card, a team of computer scientists and biochemists at the University of California, San Diego, has developed advanced GPU accelerated software and demonstrated for the first time that this approach can sample biological events that occur on…

Researchers Studying Century-Old Drug in Potential New Approach to Autism

May 26, 2017

In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say a 100-year-old drug called suramin, originally developed to treat African sleeping sickness, was safely administered to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who subsequently displayed measurable, but transient, improvement in…

Meet Cristina Della Coletta, Dean of Arts and Humanities

February 12, 2015

…I find that very energizing. What should people know about arts and humanities at UC San Diego? First of all they should know about the strengths of our faculty – the quality of the faculty first and foremost –and then the distinctiveness of our departments. At more traditional institutions, just…

A Hopeful Message Gets a Hearing

April 18, 2013

…by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, a nonprofit formed by a Congressional caucus in 1984. Ramanathan’s “cutting-edge research speaks to his abilities as a scientist and the strength of Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s research team,” said Peters. “His work to improve our air quality and to understand climate change…

The School of GoPro: Founder Nick Woodman’s Five Lessons for Success

June 12, 2014

…love of surfing. The energy in the room spiked. With GoPro in hand, Woodman animatedly captured each moment, smiling and cheering along with his fellow UC San Diego alumni here for Alumni Weekend, and current students taking a break from finals to be inspired. There was even an impromptu selfie…

Half a Million Tests and Many Mosquitoes Later, New Buzz about a Malaria Prevention Drug

December 6, 2018

Researchers spent two years testing chemical compounds for their ability to inhibit the malaria parasite at an earlier stage in its lifecycle than most current drugs, revealing a new set of chemical starting points for the first drugs to prevent malaria instead of just treating the symptoms.

An Incomplete Victory

February 27, 2020

…of voting. The mental energy would be too draining and jeopardize reproductive health. And if women do not have the physical capacity to defend the United States, they should have no involvement in determining its policies. Women’s History Month at UC San Diego Join in a series of events celebrating…

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