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UC San Diego Named Nation’s 10th Best Public College for LGBTQ Students

November 21, 2017

The University of California San Diego has been named the nation’s 10th best public university for LGBTQ students, according to BestColleges.com. The new rankings measure academic institutions that create environments and policies which meet the needs of students with a wide range of gender and sexual identities, along with additional…

Author Cory Doctorow to Speak at UC San Diego on Scarcity, Abundance and the Finite Planet

January 26, 2018

On Feb. 9, bestselling novelist and activist Cory Doctorow will be back on the UC San Diego campus for a lecture at the Qualcomm Institute on the Earth’s finite resources as reflected in his 2017 novel, WALKAWAY.

What Happened in the Past When the Climate Changed?

October 31, 2018

New research shows for the first time how the changing climate in Asia, from 5,000 to 1,000 years ago, transformed people’s ability to produce food in particular places. The computer model simulates crop failures and enables the co-authors to get at the causes of some dramatic historic and cultural changes.

Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 Welcomes Environmentally-Conscious Art Exhibition

February 14, 2019

A new art exhibition coming to the Qualcomm Institute’s gallery@calit2 on Thursday, March 7th showcases environmentally-informed artistic engagements with the intersection of vertical and horizontal planes.

Financial Incentives Can Reduce Vaccine Hesitancy, but only in Large Amounts

March 14, 2022

Financial incentives and other nudges have been used to help increase vaccination rates across the nation, but new research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management reveals that compensations need to be large—at least $100—to reduce vaccine hesitancy.

UC San Diego Rises Five Spots to No. 29 in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings

November 22, 2022

The University of California San Diego has been named the No. 29 university in the world, climbing five spots globally in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2022. UC San Diego also rose four places nationally to No. 17 in the United States.

Graduate Students Recognized as Equity and Diversity Champions

February 16, 2023

Five UC San Diego graduate students will soon join the ranks of the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, a distinguished organization that applauds scholars whose commitment to diversity, leadership and academic excellence pushes the boundaries of doctoral education.

The Fifth Annual Women in Leadership Event Celebrates and Inspires Trailblazers

April 18, 2023

An Olympic Gold Medalist, a MacArthur Fellow and the first woman to serve as director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory will lead an inspiring discussion that challenges the status quo at the fifth annual Women in Leadership.

Working Towards Toxic-Free AI

March 4, 2024

ToxicChat is a new benchmark developed by University of California San Diego computer scientists that performs better than models trained on previous toxicity benchmarks.

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