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Alibaba Co-founder Joe Tsai and Clara Wu Tsai Donate PPE to Health Care Providers

April 23, 2020

…forwarder Flexport that moves humanitarian aid for nonprofits and companies, funded and handled logistics for the shipments of PPE brought from Shanghai to San Diego. In San Diego County as of April 21, there were 2,434 positive cases of COVID-19, 592 hospitalizations, 199 patients in intensive care and 87 deaths.…

Student-Run Free Dental Clinic Flourishes Under Leadership of Irvin Silverstein

March 18, 2021

…the U.S. Navy in humanitarian efforts. He has coordinated more than 18 missions with dentists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals, as well as engineers and students aboard Navy ships to deliver care to more than 20 underserved countries around the world. Silverstein has been instrumental in developing training…

Let There be Light

January 27, 2022

…Myanmar While Atutu leads humanitarian innovation projects across a variety of sectors, from developing education centers to implementing water pump systems in off-grid communities, the Echoing Green Fellowship supports one of Atutu’s projects in particular: Sunbird Solar Technologies. The goal of the Sunbird project is to partner with community members…

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown to Speak

March 22, 2012

Gordon Brown, who served as prime minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010, will present a free lecture on “Meeting the Millennium Development Goals” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa across from the…

Fallows to Speak on Future of Aviation in China

May 3, 2012

James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, will speak on his new book, “China Airborne: Aviation and the Future of China,” on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the University of California San Diego Institute of the Americas. The talk is free and open to the public with no tickets or…

Pioneering Black Carbon Researcher Receives U.N. ‘Champion of the Earth’ Award

September 20, 2013

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a distinguished professor of climate and atmospheric sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, whose landmark research showed that cutting emissions of black carbon and other short lived climate pollutants can significantly lessen the impacts of regional and global climate change, improve the health of millions…

Supercomputers Help Design Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic Bottles

June 29, 2018

PET plastic, short for polyethylene terephthalate, is the fourth most-produced plastic, used to make things such as beverage bottles and carpets, most of which are not being recycled. Some scientists are hoping to change that, using supercomputers to engineer an enzyme that breaks down PET. They say it’s a step…

Social Media

October 9, 2014

…scientists from Google to @humanlongevity. #UCSD alum J. Craig Venter lures one of the world’s top computer scientists from Google to @humanlongevity. — UC San Diego News (@UCSDnews) July 29, 2014 U.S. News & World Report ranks UC San Diego 8th best public university San Diego to play host…

How Whales Hear: 3D Computer Simulations of Baleen Whale’s Head Point to Skull Vibrations

January 29, 2015

Researchers at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, shed new light on how whales are able to hear, and more specifically on the role of the skulls of at least some baleen whales—fin whales to be precise.

UC San Diego Receives $1.15 Million NSF Grant for Biology ‘Boot Camps’

July 31, 2013

A biology and physics professor at UC San Diego has received a $1.15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a series of annual “boot camps” that will educate San Diego-area high school and college students about an emerging field at the intersection of physics and biology called…

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