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Bariatric Surgery Decreases Risk of Uterine Cancer

March 24, 2014

…resulting in dramatic weight loss in formerly severely obese women reduces the risk of endometrial (uterine) cancer by 71 percent and as much as 81 percent if normal weight is maintained after surgery.

Alice C. Tyler Perpetual Trust Gives $125,000 for Sally Ride Scholarship at UC San Diego

March 9, 2016

Scholarship, honoring late astronaut Sally Ride, will support students committed to protecting the planet

Women’s Basketball Ranked No. 1 in USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll

January 18, 2012

Women’s Basketball Ranked No. 1 in USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll Junior guard Emily Osga scored a game-high 22 points for UCSD, finishing 8-of-11 from the field. Courtesy: Jimmy Gekas/Sideline Studios After picking up victories over Cal State East Bay and No. 24 Cal State Monterey Bay over the weekend, the…

Tracking HIV’s Ever-Evolving Genome in Effort to Prioritize Public Health Resources

February 11, 2019

Using HIV genetic data, researchers discovered that transgender women in Los Angeles are at higher risk of being in an HIV transmission network than men who have sex with men. In addition, cisgender men in these clusters should be considered at higher risk for HIV than previously thought.

Rady School Dean Lisa Ordóñez Named a San Diego Business Woman of the Year

November 15, 2022

Lisa Ordóñez, dean of the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management, has been named among the San Diego Business Journal’s Business Women of the Year.

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Female Leaders

May 12, 2022

…leadership strategies for empowering women and girls The panelists for the 2022 Women in Leadership conversation hosted by Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego represent vastly varied fields, from social justice to space exploration to computer animation. Yet the three panelists—labor leader Dolores Huerta, NASA engineer Dr. Aprille J.…

Reassuring Findings for Mothers Who Have Flu Shot During Pregnancy

September 23, 2013

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Boston University, in collaboration with the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), have found evidence of the H1N1 influenza vaccine’s safety during pregnancy.

UC San Diego Ranks Second in Forbes’ ‘America’s Best Employers for Women’

August 6, 2020

…the university’s inaugural Triton Women Who Lead Forum gathered together earlier this year to discuss leadership pathways and strategies. Photos by Erik Jepsen/University Communications UC San Diego Ranks Second in Forbes’ ‘America’s Best Employers for Women’ Campus lauded among higher education institutions for gender equity, professional development and more The…

Space Traveler

September 26, 2022

Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, reflects on her historical mission to space. This story was published in the Fall 2022 issue of UC San Diego Magazine.

20 Things You Might Not Know About Sally Ride

February 18, 2021

…as the first American woman in space and as a champion of diversity and equity in science education. But those were only two aspects of a rich and multi-faceted life. To mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of Sally Ride Science, here are 20 things you might not know…

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