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UC San Diego Delegation to Attend Annual UN Climate Conference in Dubai

November 16, 2023

About 30 delegates from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the School of Global Policy and Strategy will be attending the 28th Conference of the Parties, or COP28, in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

It’s Triton Time: Be a Part of the Action During Homecoming 2022

October 4, 2022

With Homecoming just weeks away, the energy across campus is electric as UC San Diego gears up to welcome its Triton family home. Get ready to sport your blue and gold and take part in a full schedule of events that will include all your old favorites, plus some exciting…

Beyond the March for Science

April 27, 2017

…science and encourage environmental protection, science literacy, evidenced-based policies and strong federal research funding. Hundreds of UC San Diego community members took part around the world, some even “marching” underwater and on a research vessel off the coast of San Diego. Many marchers reported feeling energized after being surrounded by…

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir to Speak at UC San Diego Commencement

March 31, 2022

…of daring research to understand and protect the planet, including a six-month mission to the International Space Station Accomplished NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will serve as keynote speaker at the University of California San Diego’s 2022 All Campus Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 11. The UC San Diego alumna credits…

Pharming the Microbiome

January 24, 2023

The gut microbiome plays a critical but poorly understood role in how drugs work or don’t work in the body. It also presents therapeutic possibilities unto itself.

$5 Million Gift to Establish New Center for Taiwan Studies

May 6, 2021

…programs that expand cultural understanding of Taiwan and Taiwanese Americans. “UC San Diego is internationally recognized for its expertise in Asia and the Americas, with a unique focus on the intersection of science, technology, art and policy,” said UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “As the global economy enters…

Fieldwork in a Changing Field

October 18, 2018

…a narrow coastal plain protected from the onslaught of waves by sand dunes on the beach. Isabel Rivera-Collazo has been traveling to this location to perform research for nearly 25 years, since her days as a college student. An environmental archaeologist at UC San Diego, she has pursued her research…

The Underwater Library at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

April 8, 2021

…began a push to understand how overfishing and environmental changes were at play. As a result, the California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) was formed in 1949, setting sail to sample the biological communities offshore of the state and Baja California. This exploration led to an explosive growth in plankton…

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