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Global Warming Solutions Dependent on ‘Oneness of Humanity’ Dalai Lama Tells Campus Audience

April 24, 2012

…deconstructed the barriers between science and spirituality Wednesday on his first official visit to San Diego. UC San Diego was the first stop on a two-day tour of San Diego universities by the man who is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists and a Nobel Peace Prize winner revered by…

Familiar Faces Look Happier Than Unfamiliar Ones

June 20, 2017

It’s a cheesy pick-up line: “Haven’t I seen you somewhere before?” It might also be something that profoundly alters how we perceive other people. According to research from UC San Diego, familiar faces look happier to us than unfamiliar ones, even when faces are objectively expressing the same emotion to…

Schwartz Gift Enhances Distinguished Melanesian and Anthropology Studies Collection

October 26, 2017

The UC San Diego Library recently received a generous gift to create the Schwartz Library Collection Endowment for Melanesian/Anthropology Studies, in honor of UC San Diego Professor Emeritus Theodore (Ted) Schwartz, a prominent figure in psychological anthropology.

Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts Selects 10 Fellows for Inaugural Cohort

March 23, 2023

The UC San Diego Suraj Israni Center for Cinematic Arts announced the recipients of their inaugural production and research fellowships, awarding a total of $20,000 to 10 filmmakers from the entire UC San Diego community: faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students, staff and alumni.

Empowering Voices: Sally Ride Science Hosts the Sixth Annual Women in Leadership Event

May 9, 2024

Sally Ride Science @ UC San Diego is gearing up for its sixth annual Women in Leadership event on the evening of May 23, 2024. Sponsored by the Vertex IWILL Employee Resource Network (Inspiring Women in Leadership and Learning) and the UC San Diego Office of the Chancellor, the anticipated…

UC San Diego in the Hall of the Lost Da Vinci

March 6, 2012

…Vasari to cover the politically embarrassing mural with a rendition of his own victory over Siena in 1554. Samantha Stout, UCSD graduate student in materials science and engineering using light microscopy and x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy on the scaffold in the Salone dei Cinquecento. “Vasari was a great admirer of Leonardo…

Academics Applaud 10 Distinguished Campus Teachers

June 6, 2013

…and Richard Ord, computer science and engineering. The Barbara J. and Paul D. Saltman Distinguished Teaching Awards for Graduate Students were presented to Keith McCleary, literature; and Kevin Webb, computer science and engineering. Faculty Research Lecturer Awards had been previously presented to Michael Parrish, history; and William Young, Scripps Institution…

Use of Drones Raises Questions

June 13, 2013

…professor of communication and science studies at UC San Diego, has similar questions. She is also not an outright critic of the technology – there are obvious benign and beneficial applications – but, like Crandall, she wants us to take the time to grapple with the issues they raise. Author…

Fellowship Program Attracts Diverse Postdocs

November 7, 2013

…women in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Gallien studies coastal flood risks, sea level rises and the effects of urbanization in order to create awareness about the potential consequences of climate change. “This fellowship program provides exceptional research opportunities,” said Gallien, who is currently conducting field work in…

Chancellor Reaffirms UC San Diego’s Commitment to Access, Inclusion at Community Forum

March 6, 2014

…the Elementary Institute of Science. “Chancellor Khosla’s follow-up presentation was powerful, and by making himself known to the community personally, he has my trust and encouragement. It is heartening to see a meeting full of young people, community members, politicians and university staff coming together to move forward in this…

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