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To Wear a Mask or Not, Is Not the Question; Research Indicates It’s the Answer

June 18, 2020

…Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications To Wear a Mask or Not, Is Not the Question; Research Indicates It’s the Answer A team of scientists from the University of California San Diego, Caltech and Texas A&M remotely put their heads together to analyze the transmission pathways of COVID-19. Their study confirms…

2016 UC San Diego Sustainability Awardees Announced

April 21, 2016

As part of Earth Month at UC San Diego, the Sustainability Office will host the 2016 Sustainability Awards on April 26, 2016. Nine award recipients will be honored at this event for their dedication, advocacy and support for practices and procedures that have contributed to sustainability and renewable energy on…

10 TED-Style Talks to Teach San Diegans Solutions to Climate Crisis

February 20, 2020

…and open to the public. “We want to bring together multiple voices from the San Diego area who are working on climate solutions,” Yang added. “Everyday people who want to act now can learn about what is possible and be inspired to take concrete action.” The event will feature 10…

Scripps Oceanography Receives nearly $5.5 Million in Recent Gifts

February 28, 2012

…to oceans and human health from seafood contamination. The work, led by Scripps marine biologists Amro Hamdoun and Stuart Sandin, also will raise public awareness of the ocean’s pollution problems and inspire solutions. “We have put many thousands of new industrial chemicals into the oceans over the past 50 years,”…

UC San Diego Researchers Join $14.9 Million Fight Against Disease-transmitting Mosquitoes

July 19, 2017

DARPA has selected a team that includes UC San Diego scientists to study an innovative genetic research technique as a way to control disease-causing mosquitoes. The project, which will receive up to $14.9 million, will focus on a technique known as gene drive, which can spread desirable genes in wild…

In the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Xenophobia Flares Up

March 26, 2020

…this reason, the World Health Organization, which has overseen the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, opted against denoting a geographic location when officially naming the new virus. “Stigma, to be honest, is more dangerous than the virus itself,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director-general, stated recently. Pandemics are frightening…

Study: Medicare Could Overpay Medicare Advantage Plans by $200 Billion Over Ten Years

February 6, 2017

…The study is published in the February issue of Health Affairs.

UC San Diego Strengthens Native American Communities and Indigenous Scholarship

January 12, 2023

There is an exciting momentum at UC San Diego that is enhancing community spaces for Native American students, advancing research led by Indigenous scholars and inviting the next generation of tribal youth to experience what the university has to offer.

Q&A: How Are Campus Health Records Protected?

October 29, 2020

Q&A: How Are Campus Health Records Protected? UC San Diego’s fall plan is continually evolving, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. We invited students, faculty and staff to submit their questions, including inquiries about how student and employee health records are protected, what information is stored, who is…

Using Plague Diaries to Keep a Record of COVID-19

February 18, 2021

…in her History of Public Health class— the term project “Diaries in the time of Plague”—brought this moment into sharp focus. “Studying epidemics of the past is already an interesting topic, but even more so when you’re living through a current pandemic,” Nguyen, an education studies major, said. Her “plague…

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