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Massive Tsunami Hit the Neolithic Middle East 9,000+ Years Ago

December 23, 2020

This wasn’t Noah’s flood. But it was still a catastrophic event that profoundly changed the landscape and could have given rise to legends, too. Study identifies oldest known paleo tsunami in the Eastern Mediterranean.

First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals San Diego and Imperial Counties and Baja California Region as Nexus

June 3, 2014

Results from a cross-border collaborative research effort studying employment and industries of the San Diego and Imperial counties as well as Baja California––which together make up the CaliBaja region––provides evidence of the region’s importance as a hub for manufacturing, with particular strengths in industry sectors like audio and video equipment…

UC San Diego Grad Student Receives Prestigious National Book Collecting Award

December 12, 2012

Jordan Haug, a Ph. D. candidate in Anthropology, has been named the 1st prize winner of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest, a competition sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA), the Fellowship of American Bibliographic Societies (FABS), and the Center for the Book and the Rare Book…

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 Receives $1.3M from Koret Foundation to Support Marine Archaeology Research

February 13, 2020

The University of California San Diego has announced a gift of more than $1.3 million from the Koret Foundation to support research collaborations focused on marine archaeology between UC San Diego’s Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA) and the University of Haifa.

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…

Qualcomm Institute Launches Third Season of Tech-Enabled Performances

May 20, 2015

…Exploration of Arts and Sciences (IDEAS). The interdisciplinary work, titled CrowdCAVE, will use two of the Qualcomm Institute’s key visualization spaces: the StarCAVE virtual-reality environment, where small groups of visitors are surrounded by a virtual crowd to which they are added; and the large-scale Vroom display wall next door in…

UC San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward Symposium Examines 20 Years of NAFTA

February 13, 2014

Mexico’s most visionary leaders, vibrant culture, past accomplishments and future goals will be the focus of the University of California, San Diego’s Mexico Moving Forward symposium, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 6. The symposium, hosted by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the School of International Relations…

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…

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