UC President Janet Napolitano visited the UC San Diego campus and the Qualcomm Institute on Friday, April 21, for briefings on local activities aimed at commercializing academic research and supporting student entrepreneurship.
UC San Diego virtual reality faculty experts are launching a three-course series on edX as one of the first Professional Certificate programs offered by the online learning platform.
UC San Diego announced its first eight proof-of-concept awards to advance university inventions to commercial impact. Funded through the new “Accelerating Innovations to Market (AIM)” program, these milestone-driven projects are designed to de-risk early-stage technologies.
On Tuesday, April 25, UC San Diego’s Social Impact and Innovation initiative is organizing a 90-minute workshop on human trafficking in the San Diego region – and even on university campuses. It’s the first of six monthly events geared to a curriculum for raising awareness and helping to combat…
The Qualcomm Institute (QI) at UC San Diego is staging a new work, “Still”, on April 20. The multimedia performance work by Music Ph.D. student Kyle Johnson is part of QI’s Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts and Sciences (IDEAS), a performing arts series now in its fourth season.
UC San Diego’s Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) launched the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) program in 2015 to accelerate the creation of new startup companies. The OIC, a Research Affairs unit, will honor the newly appointed 2017 EIR cohort and thank the 2016 cohort for their hard…
Various studies and analyses have revealed that the remains are those of a girl between 15 and 16 years old who lived almost 13,000 years ago in what is now Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
The Qualcomm Institute (QI) at UC San Diego has launched its fifth annual invitation to faculty and students to propose residencies culminating in performances or presentations of works and research in visual arts, music, theatre and dance, as well as technology disciplines. The Call for Proposals was…
Big Pixel Initiative researchers at the University of California San Diego are partnering with Columbia University and Arizona State University to create a continuous, global map of the urbanization process, and they’re looking to the public to help make it happen.
At the celebration of the public launch of the Campaign for UC San Diego, guests were awed by a dynamic multimedia experience showcasing innovation and experimentation that has been our “tradition” since the beginning.