Opening Nov. 20 for a limited run, the second production in the Department of Theatre and Dance fall season is “Man in Love,” a “horror and hope” play about race, love and terror. First time directing at UC San Diego, Stephen Buescher said students are easily early career artists.
James Soto Antony was appointed as dean of the Graduate Division of UC San Diego on Sept. 1. A University of California alumnus, Antony returns to his Southern California roots armed with more than two decades of leadership experience in both the public and private higher education sectors.
Liz Specht, Ph.D.’ 14, Biological Sciences, is the associate director of science and technology at the Good Food Institute, a non-profit organization that supports plant-based and cultivated alternatives to conventional meat products.
Why do people around the world come to see some figures as so important, and how have their meanings changed over time? These questions lie at the heart of the new book “Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac, and Bin Laden.” Author Jeremy Prestholdt explains more in this Q&A.
Technology, processes and online learning in general have significantly changed since UC San Diego launched the Office for Online and Technology Enhanced Education in 2015. That office has since transitioned into Digital Learning under the Teaching + Learning Commons, and we recently had an opportunity to talk with Director Karen Flammer to learn more.
UC San Diego researchers published a systematic analysis of microgrids in Southern California to better understand business cases for private investment in microgrids. From the abstract: “Decentralization [of the electric power grid] could radically reduce customer energy costs, but without the right policy framework it could create large numbers of small decentralized sources of gas-based carbon emissions that will be difficult to control if policy makers want to achieve deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.”
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