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Native Youth Inspired to ‘Dream the Impossible’

May 4, 2023

Middle and high school students and their families took take part in the annual Dream the Impossible Native Youth Conference, this year held at UC San Diego. The goal is to inspire higher education aspirations and reconnection with Native culture.

SDSC, UCSD Focus on Sustainable Computer Science Courses

May 27, 2015

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant valued at almost $1 million to help three of the region’s school districts develop model “villages” for introducing and sustaining up-to-date computer science courses in their curriculum.

Teen Mentored by UC San Diego Professors Wins $250,000 in Science Prizes

May 6, 2014

A 17-year-old senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego’s North County recently won not one, but three major science competitions after being mentored by two University of California, San Diego, professors in a project that combined supercomputer modeling with experimental research to speed up the discovery of influenza virus…

From Vacationers to Explorers, UC San Diego Will Host a Diverse Crowd This Summer

June 20, 2013

From pre-college students to alumni, there’s something for everyone at the University of California, San Diego this summer. In addition to regular summer session classes, UC San Diego will host a wide range of programs designed to stimulate the imagination of local middle and high school students, orient incoming freshmen…

NSF CAREER Award to Fund Multiplane Data Center Network Research and Education

May 19, 2016

UC San Diego computer scientist George Porter will use his four-year NSF CAREER award to develop a scalable, multiplane data center network and undertake a series of new courses and video programs to promote data center networking research

UC San Diego Names Elizabeth H. Simmons New Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

August 3, 2017

Physicist Elizabeth H. Simmons has been appointed executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of California San Diego effective September 18, 2017. Her selection follows an extensive international search.

How Parent and Caregiver Education (PACE) is Building a Community of Pre-College Advocates

December 12, 2023

For more than two decades, UC San Diego Extended Studies Parent and Caregiver Education (PACE) has provided college credit courses to parents and caregivers, focusing on how to support each child in their educational journey, from Pre-K through college and beyond.

Training Computers to Transfer Music from One Style to Another

July 20, 2021

UC San Diego computer music professor and high school student devise a machine learning tool to transfer music notation between musical styles.

UC San Diego’s CREATE and SDSC Awarded National K-12 STEM Grant

June 9, 2020

The U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense STEM Education Consortium (DESC) has awarded a one-year grant to SDSC and the UC San Diego Mathematics Project to introduce computing into high school math classrooms.

Combining Nanomaterials in 3D to Build Next-Generation Imaging Devices

April 19, 2021

UC San Diego nanoengineering professor Oscar Vazquez-Mena is taking nanomaterials to the next dimension. By integrating different nanoscale materials together in 3D, he is creating a new generation of devices for environmental monitoring, energy harvesting and biomedical applications.

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