September 29, 2016
…Valley with several esteemed technology and software companies, Ming knows what it takes to prosper and achieve goals that may seem unreachable. Her secret? Failure. Ming, who is also transgender, nearly dropped out of high school and did at one point flunk out of UC San Diego, but according to…
July 7, 2022
A new 10-year study from Palmyra Atoll in the remote central Pacific Ocean shows that reefs outside the reach of local human impacts can recover from bleaching.
May 26, 2022
Staff from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego recently worked with middle and high school students from the Pala Native American Youth Council to conduct an informal data science study on the pH levels of the San Luis Rey River that flows through Pala tribal land.
February 11, 2020
UC San Diego and IBM researchers reveal a new understanding of how our microbiomes change as we age, setting the stage for future research on the role microbes play in accelerating or decelerating the aging process and influencing age-related diseases.
May 7, 2020
iStock.com/ma_rish Making Mental Health Priority No. 1 in the Month of May We have all experienced loss because of the COVID-19 pandemic; finding the “gifts of grief” is critical to the healing process Let’s face it: we’re stressed. The current COVID-19 pandemic has plunged us into a period of unparalleled…
February 11, 2021
…capacity, they instituted public health guidelines, including daily symptom screening, social distancing and requiring masks to be worn by all students and staff. Committed to a safe school environment for all, the school’s principal, Tita Cordero-Bautista, and David Miyashiro, Cajon Valley Union School District superintendent, wanted to do more, so…
February 18, 2016
The University of California, San Diego is taking applications for the Department of Philosophy’s third-annual 2016 Summer Program for Women in Philosophy (SPWP), June 20-July 1. In its third year, SPWP offers select applicants access to visiting scholars who teach two philosophy seminar courses and to UC San Diego female…
March 17, 2023
In a new paper relevant to artificial intelligence and ChatGPT, Professor Terrence Sejnowski explores the relationship between the human interviewer and language models to uncover why chatbots respond in particular ways, why those responses vary and how to improve them in the future.
February 20, 2013
Napoleone Ferrara, MD, PhD, the molecular biologist credited with helping decipher how tumors grow and now senior deputy director for basic sciences at the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center, was today named one of 11 recipients of the inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, which comes with…
April 11, 2019
…underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and math,” said UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “This new collaboration will enhance our PATHS STEM scholarship program launched in 2017 by Professor Gentry Patrick, which created a new model of success for our students who come from underserved communities.” Under the…