In a global ranking designed to provide highly accurate measurements of the scientific impact of universities and their contributions to scientific collaboration, the University of California, San Diego is ranked the 15th best research university in the world.
The University of California, San Diego has been named one of the most environmentally responsible “green colleges” in the U.S. and Canada by the Princeton Review.
The Preuss School UCSD—a charter middle and high school for motivated, low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college—has been ranked the best high school in San Diego County by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual list of “Best High Schools” today
How can we alleviate poverty? What policies can be implemented to promote health, welfare and security? The University of California, San Diego is helping to answer these questions with the launch of a new lab designed to find innovative solutions, utilizing information technology, to help address the most pressing issues around the globe.
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a “nanosponge” capable of safely removing a broad class of dangerous toxins from the bloodstream – including toxins produced by MRSA, E. coli, poisonous snakes and bees.
Students, staff and faculty at UC San Diego will celebrate environmental sustainability and the drive to create a healthy planet for future generations during the campus’s annual Earth Week celebration April 17 to 24.
Anne Artz, a teacher at The Preuss School UCSD, has been selected as one of only 27 K-12 educators nationwide to be a Congressional Fellow for the 2013-2014 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program, where she will serve for an academic year as a representative and promoter for STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math). The program is coordinated by the Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that advocates and supports STEM programming in schools.
The Preuss School UCSD was honored with the Local Peacemaker Award by the National Conflict and Resolution Center (NCRC), a San Diego-based nonprofit organization specializing in alternative conflict resolution services, mediation training and credentialing. The Preuss School was honored during NCRC’s 25th annual Peacemaker Awards, which recognizes individuals and organizations for their creative and effective collaborations and solutions to crises and conflict.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are principal investigators in two of nine new grants approved today by the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).
Sujit Dey has been named faculty director of the von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center offers pre-seed funding and business advisory services to researchers and students developing innovative technology at universities throughout Southern California.