The first “Militarism & Migration” academic conference will be presented in the City Heights neighborhood — historically serving as the home for the majority of resettled refugees in the city — April 21-23 at the East African Community and Cultural Center.
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest maritime oil spill in U.S. history. Almost seven years to the day after the start of the environmental disaster, researchers have published a price tag of the damage done to natural resources: $17.2 billion.
Philip Guo caught the coding bug in high school, at a fairly typical age for a Millennial. Less typical is that the UC San Diego cognitive scientist is now eager to share his passion for programming with adults age 60 and up. His paper, the first known study of older adults learning to program, has been…
Three faculty members of the University of California San Diego and its chancellor have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s most esteemed honorary societies and independent policy research centers.
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.
In an era of wall-building, UC San Diego is creating links between the university and the marginalized communities straddling the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, a grant of $1 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help advance the Cross-Border Community Stations project, spearheaded by professors…
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.…
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
The nonprofit organization is based at the University of California San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space and has raised a total of $9.5 million since its creation in 2013, including grants, donations and contracts.
To help promote cooperation between educational institutions in the United States and Mexico, the UC San Diego Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies co-launches the Mexico Studies Chair, hosting a Fulbright-Garcia Robles scholar to research and teach on campus.