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Elizabeth Phu, School of Global Policy and Strategy ’00

In honor of Women’s History month, This Week is launching an occasional series of stories highlighting UC San Diego alumnae and the difference they are making in the world

Elizabeth Phu, School of Global Policy and Strategy ’00

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Elizabeth Phu, School of Global Policy and Strategy ’00
In honor of Women’s History month, This Week is launching an occasional series of stories highlighting UC San Diego alumnae and the difference they are making in the world
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UC San Diego’s 2017 Earth Month Celebration: Using Science to Protect the Planet
Sustainability, environmentalism and taking action against the threat of climate change will be at the center of UC San Diego’s Earth Month celebration throughout the month of April. This year’s theme, UC San Diego: Using Science to Protect the Planet, will be weaved into events designed to educate and engage the campus and surrounding community.
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Visualizing the Future of Surgery
Before Dr. Sonia Ramamoorthy, chief of colon and rectal surgery at UC San Diego Health, took a scalpel to Larry Smarr, director of Calit2, she first took a virtual tour of his large intestine. It encompassed an entire room.
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How 3D Printing Could One Day Save Lives
In the past decade, UC San Diego engineers have 3D printed a variety of devices ranging from rocket engines, to robots, to structures inspired by the seahorse’s tail. Now, nanoengineers have added a new item to that list: a 3D printed blood vessel network.

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Alumnus Taner Halicioglu Kicks off Campaign for UC San Diego with $75 Million Gift

Alumnus Taner Halicioglu Kicks off Campaign for UC San Diego with $75 Million Gift

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

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

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.…

UC San Diego ArtPower Patrons Create Legacy of Support

UC San Diego ArtPower Patrons Create Legacy of Support

The performances offered by the University of California San Diego’s ArtPower program are designed to challenge expectations. To ensure that future generations of audiences have the same dynamic arts opportunities, two ArtPower patrons have made arrangements in their estate plans to support the program…

Internet of Things Specialization Among First Lab-Based Online Courses

Internet of Things Specialization Among First Lab-Based Online Courses

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Students Propose Solutions to Critical Health Issues at Annual Hackathon

Students Propose Solutions to Critical Health Issues at Annual Hackathon

From virtual reality to crowdsourcing ideas, participants at UC Health Hack 2017 combined creativity and problem-solving to create projects addressing critical issues in health systems and global health. The 181 participants focused on one of two tracks: health care delivery or refugee health.

‘Lab-on-a-glove’ Could Bring Nerve-agent Detection to a Wearer’s Fingertips

‘Lab-on-a-glove’ Could Bring Nerve-agent Detection to a Wearer’s Fingertips

Researchers have developed a wearable, flexible biosensor glove that can rapidly detect toxic nerve agents with the touch of a finger. The so-called "lab-on-a-glove" could help improve both defense and food security measures. The team, led by nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego, published…

What Does Congenital Zika Syndrome Look Like?

What Does Congenital Zika Syndrome Look Like?

In a new paper, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, along with colleagues in Brazil and Spain, describe the phenotypic spectrum or set of observable characteristics of congenital Zika (ZIKV) syndrome, based upon clinical evaluations and neuroimaging of 83 Brazilian children…

March for Science Planned for Nation’s Capitol and San Diego on April 22

On April 22, thousands of science enthusiasts will participate in a March for Science to be held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, more than 400 sister marches will be held simultaneously in cities across six continents.