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Meet the UC San Diego Delegates Headed to Egypt for UN Climate Conference

November 3, 2022

World leaders, climate experts and policymakers from nearly 200 counties are preparing to descend upon the seaside city of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for a United Nations climate conference that kicks off next week.

Scientists Call for New Stewardship of the Deep Ocean: Earth’s Last Frontier

February 20, 2014

…for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago. As the human population has more than doubled in the past 50 years, demand for food, energy, and raw materials from the sea has risen with it. “At the same time human society has undergone tremendous changes and we rarely, if ever,…

Changing the World One Startup at a Time

June 13, 2019

…a leader in driving social and economic prosperity. This objective resonates deeply with the chancellor. “One of the stated goals of our strategic plan is community enrichment,” Khosla said. “UC San Diego’s innovation ecosystem is thriving and it provides many avenues for our students, faculty and partners to foster community…

SDSC Mourns the Loss of Dr. Robert P. Harkness

February 1, 2013

Dr. Robert P. Harkness, a computational astrophysicist with the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, died on Sunday, January 27, after a brief bout with cancer. He was 56.

Students As Oracles: In Delphi, UC San Diego Researchers Report Cyber-Archaeology Findings

October 25, 2013

Students from the University of California, San Diego who are part of a National Science Foundation graduate training program in cultural heritage diagnostics spent part of October in the cradle of Western civilization – ancient Greece.

Coming Home: Alumni Faculty Share Why They Came Back to Campus

December 1, 2016

…of Linguistics Division of Social Sciences Grant Goodall attended UC San Diego at a time when Geisel Library marked the edge of campus and it wasn’t unusual to come across a coyote or rattlesnake on the way to class. The physical campus may look very different now, but the cutting-edge,…

UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 27, 2020

UC San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Eight common procedures and conditions were also rated “high performing.”

An Incomplete Victory

February 27, 2020

…to improve. A political science and global health major, she serves as the Social Justice Peer Educator Community Liaison at the campus Women’s Center. “In some states, policies such as restrictive voter ID laws remain that make access to voting difficult, especially for lower socio-economic communities of color,” she said.…

Impacts of 2020 Red Tide Event Highlighted in New Study

April 30, 2024

In the spring of 2020, a historic red tide event occurred in waters off Southern California. Marine scientists from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, NOAA, and other organizations seized the opportunity to study the unprecedented event and its impacts on marine life, both in the wild and in…

‘Defenders of Geisel’ Esports Team Gets a Shot at National Title

February 8, 2018

…Jason Bao are computer science majors; Andy Chen is studying economics; Ernie Lum is a biochemistry student; Gene Pan studies English; and John Ashton is a mathematics major. They play together as one team, working collaboratively on a shared goal within the game. They’ve put in long hours of practice…

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