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Survey Finds Bipartisan Support for Major Reform to California’s Recall Process

September 23, 2021

Pundits around the nation have been calling for overhaul of the century-old rules that govern California’s recall elections, since even before the petition to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom reached the ballot box. Political leaders are now pushing ahead. But what do ordinary voters think and want?

Local Increases in Immigrants Didn’t Drive Voters to Trump

November 19, 2019

Did Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign benefit from voters’ fears of immigrants in communities experiencing greater demographic change? New research shows the answer is “no,” a finding that contradicts the conventional wisdom and which surprised even the political scientists who conducted t

UC San Diego Receives Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

June 9, 2015

…Foundation. PDEL faculty affiliates Claire Adida, assistant professor of political science in the UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences, and Jennifer Burney, assistant professor at GPS, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled “Mobile Money, Schooling, and the Poor.”

Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program Launches 200 Student-Research Projects

March 12, 2015

…divisions (that is, Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences; Health Sciences and Arts and Humanities; Marine Sciences and Engineering). For example, research scientists affiliated with the Qualcomm Institute will channel their Frontiers of Innovation funding to Ph.D. students in philosophy, with grad student Damon Crockett working with QI’s Lev Manovich; and…

Indigenous Property Rights Protect the Amazon Rainforest

August 10, 2020

One way to cut back on deforestation in the Amazon rainforest – and help in the global fight against climate change – is to grant more of Brazil’s indigenous communities full property rights to tribal lands. This policy focus is suggested by the findings of a new PNAS study.

Space Travel, Resistance and Revolution Converge in New Art Exhibition at the Qualcomm Institute

January 14, 2019

On January 17th, the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego makes first contact with a new art exhibition rich with themes of space travel, resistance and revolution.

UC San Diego a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

November 14, 2013

…is currently studying climate science in Chile. Pistone’s dissertation focuses on the albedo of the Earth—how much incoming solar energy is reflected back to space—which acts as a significant control on global climate. Clouds, in addition to snow and ice, are major components of the Earth’s albedo. Sharon Seegers In…

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Earn High Marks in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

March 14, 2017

UC San Diego graduate programs in engineering, medicine and social sciences are ranked in nation’s top 20 by U.S. News & World Report.

Class Act: Award-Winning Speech and Debate Team Also Becomes a Course

May 25, 2023

Students are now able to receive academic credit for joining the Speech and Debate team and competing in intercollegiate tournaments.

The Making of a Revolution

September 25, 2017

Political scientists have, for years, assumed leaders matter because they represent interest groups. Personalities and other individual traits are often seen as much less important. But what happens when someone with an inflated ego or little experience becomes the one in control? A group of political scientists at the University…

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