Carolyn Schutt, a Ph.D student in bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego is developing a new imaging technique that could lead to highly-sensitive light imaging deeper inside the body, improving the way we diagnose breast cancer.
According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (CADMV), distracted driving is on the rise due to an increase in the use of cell phones and other electronic devices and the increasing importance of these devices in individuals’ lives. Studies have shown that phoning and driving increases the risk of crashes four-fold, with hands free and hand held devices equally dangerous. Texting increases this risk 8-16 times.
Mexico’s most visionary leaders, vibrant culture and extraordinary accomplishments will be on display for the “Mexico Moving Forward” symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 3 at the University, California San Diego campus. This year’s symposium, “Charting a Path to Prosperity,” is designed to promote economic development in Mexico.
After graduating from high school, Aimee Chabot enlisted in the military and began four years of service with the U.S. Army. As a military intelligence analyst, Chabot participated in peace-keeping efforts in Kosovo, as well as in a Southwest border mission in San Diego.
Last year marked the 30th anniversary of the first clinical reports of AIDS, a then-mysterious and invariably fatal disease. Patients diagnosed with an HIV infection faced a looming death sentence. Most had just months to live.
Ten UC San Diego graduate students were recently inducted into the prestigious Bouchet Graduate Honor Society in recognition of their outstanding scholarly achievement and work towards promoting diversity in higher education. The induction ceremony took place at the annual Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education held at Yale University, where the new members joined faculty, administrators and fellow students from across the country to discuss this year’s conference theme, “Determining the Future of Diversity Discussions.”
What happens when you put a fully equipped five-story building, which includes two hospital floors, computer servers, fire barriers and even a working elevator, through a series of high-intensity earthquakes?
RIMAC Arena filled with laughter from thousands of UC San Diego students, staff, faculty and alumni who came together Friday night for a special guest appearance from Conan O’Brien, host of the late-night talk show, “Conan.”
With a UC San Diego Triton visor protecting him from the hot glare of spotlights, the 14th Dalai Lama deconstructed the barriers between science and spirituality Wednesday on his first official visit to San Diego.
Kim E. Barrett, professor of medicine and dean of graduate studies at UC San Diego, assumed her new duties as president-elect of the American Physiological Society (APS) at its annual meeting, which started Saturday in San Diego.