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UC San Diego Engineering Undergrads Get Hands-On Lab Experience in the Summertime

September 12, 2023

The Guided Engineering Apprenticeship in Research program and sponsoring organizations are providing funding for hard-working engineering students to engage in further research this summer. The summer program, known as GEAR to Career, gives students extra time in the lab to deepen their skills.

National Academy of Sciences Honors UC San Diego Professor

January 20, 2012

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will honor 17 individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and social sciences. Among them is Larry R. Squire, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of…

A Chapter of Renewal

October 15, 2020

…UC San Diego Physical Sciences students at work (far left) during a community outreach event, pre-pandemic. Photo by Tatiana Diaz De Leon, UC San Diego Student Success Center. Diversity, equity and inclusion (EDI) are objectives for many contemporary workplaces, including institutions of higher education. For UC San Diego’s Dean Steven…

UC San Diego Ranked 14th Best University in World by Shanghai Jiao Tong University

August 21, 2013

The University of California, San Diego is ranked the 14th best university in the world, up from 15th place last year, and its life sciences and engineering programs are ranked 7th and 13th respectively, according to the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Passing of Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science Jeffrey L. Elman

June 29, 2018

It is with great and wrenching sadness that we announce the passing of Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science Jeffrey L. Elman, who died suddenly on Thursday, June 28. He was 70.

UC San Diego Named 14th Best University in World in Shanghai Jiao Tong University Rankings

August 20, 2014

…UC San Diego’s life sciences and computer science programs are both ranked 11th in the globe. The rankings were recently released by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a public research university located in Shanghai, China, renowned as one of the oldest and most prestigious and…

UC Legend Dick Atkinson Digs into Memory

August 15, 2023

UC President Emeritus Richard C. Atkinson, professor emeritus of cognitive science and psychology at UC San Diego, describes the influential Atkinson-Shiffrin model of human memory.

UC San Diego’s Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best, According to U.S. News and World Report

March 12, 2013

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools guidebook, released today, highly ranks the University of California, San Diego’s professional schools in engineering and medicine, as well as its academic Ph.D. programs in the social sciences and humanities.

Public Opinion Expert Daniel Yankelovich Endows Multimillion Dollar Fund at UC San Diego

March 3, 2016

…the Yankelovich Center for Social Science Research, which aims to find solutions to pressing and complex problems that confront our nation In a career spanning 50 years, renowned social researcher and public opinion analyst Daniel Yankelovich cared what people thought. Now his focus is on improving how people live. To…

#MedEd: How Doctors Use Social Media to Advance Medicine

August 29, 2023

Ever wonder what your doctor is doing on social media? A new study published in JAMA led by John W. Ayers, Ph.D., from the Qualcomm Institute within the University of California San Diego, finds some physicians are harnessing the reach of social media to share and debate medical advancements.

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