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Author and Alumnus Rex Pickett Brings “Sideways” to La Jolla Playhouse

June 13, 2013

…country and meet two women who become potential romantic interests. Thanks to the popularity of the novel by Rex Pickett and the film by Alexander Payne, sales of Pinot Noir have skyrocketed and Merlot’s fortunes have tumbled. Nearly a decade later, author and UC San Diego alumnus Pickett has a…

UC San Diego Researchers Selected for IBM Watson AI XPRIZE ® Competition

May 4, 2017

…Abundance XPRIZE and the $1M Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE. For more information, visit

Exceptional UC San Diego Faculty to be Honored by Chancellor’s Associates

March 24, 2017

Among UC San Diego’s distinguished faculty, they are standouts in their chosen fields. The six winners of the 2017 Faculty Excellence Awards are educators and scholars who are passionate about pushing boundaries as they seek to create new ways of thinking and inspiring the next generation of trailblazers. They will…

Campus Sees Positive Response to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

October 10, 2011

…Resource Center and the Women’s Center.) The campus created a new Director of Development for Diversity Initiatives position, recently appointing Antigone Blackwell to plan and implement strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift prospects. Previously, the Associate Director of Development at DePaul University, College of Law,…

Fixing the Chicken-and-Egg Conundrum of Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations

April 5, 2023

The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has launched a program that provides funding to enable early-career faculty in engineering and computer science to build interdisciplinary research collaborations. The program is called the Jacobs School Early Career Faculty Development Award.

Faculty Celebrated for Extraordinary Teaching, Research and Service

April 4, 2019

…recruitment and retention of women, Latinx/Chicanx and other underrepresented students in science and engineering.” Excellence in the Performing and Visual Arts Robert Brill, B.A. Professor of Scenic Design Receiving two Tony Award nominations for scenic design has placed Robert Brill in the national spotlight, but his true passion is enriching…

Telehealth Visits Allow Patients to Connect to Care During COVID-19

May 21, 2020

…team, which cares for women with high-risk pregnancies, ramped up quickly for the shift to telehealth. Like cardiologists, Ballas said in-person visits with a mother-to-be allows for better evaluation of their well-being and for measuring the fetal heartbeat. His team conducts new patient visits in-person to understand the patient’s risk…

Premature Baby Born in 1981 Delivers Premature Twins in 2022 at Same Hospital

June 20, 2023

Patient who was in the UC San Diego Health NICU in 1981 receives specialized care throughout life and delivers premature twins at the same hospital.

A Career Cultivated in Watermelon Fields

April 16, 2020

…of agricultural labor. Men, women, and even young people like her succumbed to dehydration. A few required hospitalization after suffering from heatstroke. This became a common occurrence. “I saw a lot of health issues tied to being a farmworker, such as pesticide exposure, heatstroke, and skin damage," Patiño said. “However,…

Pregnant, Breastfeeding or Trying? Here’s What COVID-19 Means for You

November 18, 2021

…in the second trimester, women become more short of breath,” said Dr. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, chair and professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at UC San Diego Health. “As the uterus grows it essentially compresses the diaphragm and your lung capacity becomes smaller, so that when you have a respiratory…

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