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NSF Awards $232K to Study Environmental Impacts on Ancient Maya Port

April 20, 2016

Proyecto Costa Escondida (or Hidden Coast Project), co-led by researchers at CISA3, is an investigation of environmental and ecological factors that affected ancient Maya ports in a network of trade routes linking people, goods and ideas from across Mesoamerica. 

UC San Diego Alumnus at Helm of Company Behind First At-Home COVID Test

January 21, 2021

…in so many ways: socially, academically. I was lucky to find a perfect academic challenge. My biggest takeaways from the UC San Diego experience were a joy of learning and seeing the beginnings of what I was capable of accomplishing. These attributes remain with me today. I studied microbiology as…

New NSF Center of Excellence in Cyberinfrastructure Announced

September 16, 2022

Since 2016, the Science Gateways Community Institute has brought together software developers to improve access to essential resources and services with a “community center” approach.

Seven UC San Diego Professors Named AAAS Fellows

November 27, 2018

Seven researchers at the University of California San Diego have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the United States and publisher of the journal Science.

UC San Diego Health to Open Jacobs Medical Center November 20, 2016

November 17, 2016

UC San Diego Health will open Jacobs Medical Center, a 245-bed medical and surgical specialty hospital, on November 20, 2016. Named in recognition of $100 million in gifts from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, the 10-story facility combines renowned physician-scientists and care teams, precision medicine, clinical trials and creative arts and…

Two Billion Reasons to Celebrate

August 19, 2019

…aims to serve. Good science is responsible, socially conscious science.” The Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation, created in 2015 with a $5 million commitment from donors Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg, is focused on a new chapter of climate research that considers how society can address the consequences…

Mihir Bellare Named Inaugural Holder of S. Gill Williamson Endowed Chair in Computer Science

May 9, 2019

Professor Mihir Bellare, an internationally renowned cryptographer and a pioneer in data security and privacy, has been appointed the S. Gill Williamson Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Computer Science at the University of California San Diego.

UC San Diego’s Christine Alvarado Will Help Lead CRA’s UR2PhD National Mentoring Program

February 23, 2023

Christine Alvarado, a teaching professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the associate dean for the division of undergraduate education at UC San Diego, will be one of four UR2PhD program leaders who have extensive experience developing large-scale programs.

Wireless Center at UC San Diego Organizes Forum on Future of 5G

November 10, 2014

…we work, interact, and socialize. Global adoption and emerging applications are fueling expectations and debate about so-called fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless technologies, and the expectations, needs, and directions for 5G are not as clear as those for the previous digital generations (3G and 4G). The Center for Wireless Communications (CWC)…

Oral Exams Improve Engineering Student Performance, Motivation

February 23, 2023

The use of oral exams in engineering courses increased students’ motivation to learn and understanding of the content, according to preliminary findings from a study of undergraduate students at UC San Diego.

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