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Celebrating the Class of 2021

June 3, 2021

…enroll in remote math, science and physics courses. After being released in mid-2011 and transitioning to work at a collection agency, Bearden aligned on the path he set for himself to achieve a doctoral degree in physics. Though initially somewhat insecure about starting an undergraduate degree at 26 years old,…

UC San Diego and San Diego County Test COVID-19 Early Alert System in Schools

February 11, 2021

…including daily symptom screening, social distancing and requiring masks to be worn by all students and staff. Committed to a safe school environment for all, the school’s principal, Tita Cordero-Bautista, and David Miyashiro, Cajon Valley Union School District superintendent, wanted to do more, so they enrolled the campus in Safer…

A Power Player for San Diego

April 5, 2018

…the energy, policy and social science communities April 20 from 8 am to 3 pm at Atkinson Hall to discuss the Center for Energy Research’s key research areas and the challenges we face to sustainably meet the world’s growing energy needs. Speakers will include a range of academic and industry…

Chronic Diseases Driven by Metabolic Dysfunction

September 7, 2018

Progress in treating chronic illness, where the cause of the problem is often unknown, has lagged. Chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease defy easy explanation, let alone remedy. In a new paper, a researcher at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, posits that chronic disease is…

UC San Diego Announces 60th Anniversary Awardees

October 22, 2020

…transforming the world through science, technology, the arts and healing is evidenced through their extraordinary philanthropy, such as directing $100 million in gifts toward the Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla and $110 million to Jacobs School of Engineering. They have also endowed faculty chairs and supported numerous scholarships, UC…

UC San Diego Research Scientist Teams with TopCoder, NASA for Coding Challenge

September 13, 2013

A crowdsourcing effort led by University of California, San Diego research scientist Albert Yu-Min Lin has turned into a new type of challenge – inviting programmers worldwide to develop a machine-learning algorithm that would match human perception when picking out interesting features in satellite imagery used in Lin’s search for…

Growing the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Workforce

August 31, 2023

A $4 million grant from UnitedHealth Group (UHG) is changing lives. The grant, which was made in 2020, has enabled the University of California San Diego School of Medicine to create the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inclusive Excellence program (CAPIE).

Optimism Meets Pessimism at The Atlantic Meets the Pacific Forum

October 10, 2013

…there’s one thing the science, health and technology thought leaders at last week’s The Atlantic Meets the Pacific forum can agree on, it’s this: “Things are going to break a lot more before they get better.” That sentiment, put into words by Smart Patients CEO and former Google Chief Health…

Meet Your New Student Government Leaders

October 10, 2022

For Sky Yang and Giulia Corno, getting involved with student government seemed like a great way to make a difference. Now, as the presidents of Associated Students and the Graduate & Professional Student Association, respectively, they share what they hope to accomplish this year.

Squidtoons: Sparking Scientific Curiosity through Comics

January 8, 2015

…the public about ocean science. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications. Scripps graduate student Garfield Kwan spearheads marine science-focused comics website As a young boy growing up in Hong Kong, Tsz Fung Kwan looked forward to reading the famous Jim Davis comic strip Garfield in the Sunday paper. Something…

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