November 28, 2023
Over the past three years, 20 faculty members have been hired at UC San Diego who are committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion using social justice frameworks. This fall, an additional $175,000 grant was received to support faculty retention and success.
November 19, 2020
…a touchstone in global climate change research and understanding. In the fall of 1964, UC San Diego welcomed its first trailblazing class of 181 undergraduates. Since then, the university’s population of bright and talented students have been steadily climbing. This summer, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university safely and successfully…
February 17, 2022
…biology, evolutionary medicine and climate change. “In short, anthropogeny is concerned with what made us such a strange ape,” said Pascal Gagneux, Ph.D., CARTA associate director and professor of pathology and anthropology at UC San Diego. “It’s both fascinating and humbling that we don’t have answers to some of the…
June 21, 2013
The academic landscape is changing rapidly, due in no small part to recent advances in technologies to enable, enhance and deliver teaching and learning to a worldwide audience.
March 27, 2017
Researchers at QI, in cooperation with the government of Bermuda, have announced the launch of the Bermuda 100 Challenge, an ambitious campaign to digitally document at least 100 ships, artifacts and other sites in Bermuda’s shallow reefs.
October 21, 2015
Virtual reality has become a lightning rod, with opinions split on the substance and relevance of its future applications. UC San Diego’s recent “Future of Virtual Reality” conference demonstrated that this technology has far-reaching potential—not only in the realm of gaming, but in fields like archaeology and medicine as well.
August 3, 2015
NSF has awarded Calit2, CITRIS and nearly 20 participating institutions a $5 million, 5-year grant to create the Pacific Research Platform to enable a science-driven data freeway system in the western U.S. with speeds 1,000 times faster that today’s traffic between campuses.
May 5, 2015
Dr. John Wooley, the long-time associate vice chancellor for research and professor of pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego, passed away in April after a long battle with cancer.
September 26, 2022
New congressionally-directed funding awarding $5.6 million to Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego will aim to improve characterization of the extent of the dumpsite, and support additional monitoring and research.
February 4, 2016
…William Fenical. “Denial of climate change. Denial of global warming. Scientists are viewed as illegitimate. Lots of extremely religious people believe Earth is 7,000 years old. Some people out there think the Earth is flat. Given the indisputable truth, you can still find an idiot who says it isn’t true.”…