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Top UC San Diego Researchers Win ‘Oscars of Science’

December 7, 2017

…plant biologist at Salk Institute and an adjunct professor in the Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego, were honored as recipients of the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in life sciences or mathematics. The prize is among science’s richest: Each comes with a trophy and a no-strings cash award of…

10 Tales of Triton Love and Friendship That Will Make Your Heart Soar

February 13, 2024

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, UC San Diego Today is honoring love in all its forms by showcasing ten heartwarming tales of love and friendship that blossomed right here on campus.

Keynote Address from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Lead UC San Diego’s Commencement Weekend

June 1, 2017

…beacon of hope for humanity, sharing inspirational messages with international audiences that range from young students to world leaders. In 1989, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. His Holiness also became the first Nobel laureate to be recognized for his concern for global environmental problems. As one of the…

A Celebration of Latinx Heritage and Hope

October 7, 2021

…Excellence Initiative and Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) workgroups. “We are so excited to celebrate and recognize the diverse Latinx community and its intersectional identities with a month of events that reflect the rich tapestry of our culture,” said Mario Garibay, assistant dean of Student Affairs and co-lead of the Latinx Heritage…

Language Crafters

April 25, 2013

…and alien tongues discuss art of constructing languages at ‘Linguistics Goes to Hollywood’ Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Nobody wore a ridged rubber forehead, or painted their skin Pandora blue. If there were craggy beards and long locks, these seemed more homage to 1960s counterculture than to “Game…

UC San Diego Goes to Washington

March 4, 2021

…Department of Health and Human Services Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Stephanie Akpa served as chief counsel to Senator Elizabeth Warren, where she led a wide-ranging portfolio that included civil rights, criminal justice, anti-corruption and immigration issues. Akpa previously worked as a health insurance…

Surprise, Surprise: Subsurface Water on Mars Defies Expectations

August 18, 2022

…Vashan Wright of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. Wright and three co-authors published their analysis in Geophysical Research Letters on August 9. “These findings don’t preclude that there could be grains of ice or small balls of ice that are not cementing other minerals…

Titans of Industry, Academia Team Up to Advance Engineering in Medicine

June 10, 2021

…healthcare that would improve human lives. To do so, he had to find an engineer to collaborate with, since physicians and engineers were largely siloed professions at the time. Peter Farrell, founder of sleep-disordered breathing medical device company ResMed, experienced something similar when completing his bioengineering Ph.D. research into treatments…

Richard and Rita Atkinson Donate $150,000 to Boost Scholarships for Black Students

December 3, 2020

…Resource Center’s Student Success Institute and learning communities as well as tutoring at the Teaching and Learning Commons. For 2020 alumna Caitlan Johnson, the TSDF Black Alumni Scholarship Program helped her secure an undergraduate research position that led to a rewarding career after graduation. “Alongside the financial support that the…

Summer STEAM Workshops from Sally Ride Science Junior Academy Reach Beyond State, National Borders

June 3, 2021

…education is a fundamental human right, whether you are in La Jolla, London or Liberia.” The 2021 Junior Academy comes as Sally Ride Science marks its 20th anniversary. America’s first woman in space had retired from NASA and was teaching physics at UC San Diego when she cofounded Sally Ride…

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