Brain Trauma Raises Risk of Later PTSD in Active-Duty Marines

In a novel study of U.S. Marines investigating the association between traumatic brain injury and the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder over time, a team of scientists led by researchers from the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that TBIs suffered during active-duty deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan were the greatest predictor for subsequent PTSD, but found pre-deployment PTSD symptoms and high combat intensity were also significant factors.

December 11, 2013General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

New WAVE Display Technology Rises at UC San Diego

The next phase in the evolution of high-tech displays is here, and this time, the term ‘leading edge’ isn’t just a catchy slogan, but an evocative description of the technology’s look and feel.

December 11, 2013General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

UC San Diego Anthropology Professor Becomes Chair-Elect of ASOR Committee on Archaeological Policy

Thomas E. Levy, a professor of anthropology at the University of California, San Diego, has been unanimously elected to as Chair-Elect of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Committee on Archaeological Policy (CAP).

December 11, 2013Arts, General, Science and Engineering, Arts & Culture, Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities

Kiplinger’s Ranks UC San Diego Among Nation’s Best Value Colleges

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine ranks the University of California, San Diego the 14th best value public university in the nation based on its high four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at graduation, the availability of financial aid, low sticker price and overall great value.

December 11, 2013Awards, General, Students, Students, Awards, Honors & Appointments

ACM Recognizes Two UC San Diego Computer Scientists

Two computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego are among the 50 members of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) elected Fellows of the organization in 2013. Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) professors Yuanyuan (YY) Zhou and Mihir Bellare in UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering were among the elite group of researchers hailing from leading universities, corporations and research labs.

December 11, 2013General

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