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UC San Diego Becomes Nation’s Youngest University to Reach $3 Billion in Fundraising Campaign

June 9, 2022

…School of Arts and Humanities in memory of their late son, Suraj, an aspiring filmmaker. The center is committed to promoting, advancing and advocating for film, filmmaking and the cinematic arts. The Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation, created with a $5 million commitment from Richard and Carol Dean…

When Art Becomes Autonomous

October 3, 2013

What does autonomy mean in an age when technology is radically transforming the ability of objects and even ideas to have a life of their own – from smart cars, to viral videos? That’s the big question addressed in a new exhibition to open Oct. 9 in the gallery@calit2, the…

Ahead of the Curve

May 19, 2016

…medicine, engineering and the humanities to produce a detailed understanding of microbiomes and methods for manipulating them for the benefit of human health and the environment. Knight leads the research-focused Center for Microbiome Innovation, while Pogliano directs a student-centered Microbial Sciences Graduate Research Initiative. Both will draw faculty and students…

Ten UC San Diego Faculty Named 2012 AAAS Fellows

November 29, 2012

Ten professors at the University of California, San Diego have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the nation’s largest scientific organization. They are among 702 members selected this year by colleagues in their disciplines to be honored by the association for “scientifically or socially…

UC San Diego’s Big Ideas for 2016 — and Beyond

January 7, 2016

…Division of Arts and Humanities “Ethics, most broadly understood, concerns what we ought to do. The right action depends on what we know and can do. That keeps changing,” says Callender. “UC San Diego is no stranger to work closing the science-ethics gap. It’s in our DNA. From Roger Revelle,…

UC San Diego-led Team Discovers Scarab from Time of Biblical Pharaoh

September 16, 2014

Dig site at Khirbat Hamra Ifdan Archaeologists led by University of California, San Diego Anthropology Professor Thomas E. Levy have discovered a small Egyptian scarab bearing the name of Sheshonq I – the only historical figure mentioned in both the Hebrew Bible (as Shishak) and Egyptian monuments indirectly related to…

A Deeper Look at Global Icons

March 14, 2019

What would you want the reader to understand the most, when they finish reading “Icons of Dissent”? Icons are more than recognizable people — they are individuals who have become larger-than-life, almost myth-like symbols that communicate ideals, sentiments or aspirations. A major takeaway from the book is that, as symbols,…

2017 Outstanding Graduates

June 1, 2017

…received associate’s degrees in humanities, social sciences, communications and political science at community colleges , her father was diagnosed with a terminal illness. No longer able to afford college, the Pasadena native returned home, but was still determined to continue her education. She quickly found a job as a server…

Capturing Ancient Maya Sites from Both a Rat’s and a ‘Bat’s Eye View’

September 16, 2014

Researchers from the University of Southern California, UC San Diego and the University of Texas, Austin, collaborated on archaeological field work at El Zotz Photo by Toby Savage Photography. A trip to the Guatemalan jungle usually nets a few souvenirs: Photographs of Maya ruins, bragging rights about encounters with venomous…

Making the Past Present with Light, Warmth and a High-Tech Gaze

February 24, 2015

A visualization of the Florence Duomo as seen on the QI WAVE virtual reality tool, a 70 megapixel resolution virtual reality environment that provides an unprecedented degree of presence. Late last year, two University of California, San Diego students set out for Florence, Italy, to diagnose a patient that had…

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