The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to make access to supercomputing resources simpler and more flexible for phylogenetics researchers.
A study by the National Science Foundation naming the top 10 universities receiving the most federal funding for research and development ranked UC San Diego in 8th place out of 896 colleges that received federal R&D money during the 2011 fiscal year.
Students were drawn to RIMAC Field from all corners of the campus Friday, mesmerized by the pulsating music, eager to escape the pressures of exams and get lost in the moment with friends.
The campus community and general public are invited to join Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla on June 8 for the Triton 5K, where participants will run/walk past campus icons and renowned art pieces in a 3.1 mile race.
A total of $341,250 has been awarded to ten junior faculty members who have been named the 2013-2014 Hellman Faculty Fellows at the University of California, San Diego. The award will support the recipients’ research and scholarly work as they strive for tenure with the university.
The University of California, San Diego has earned a “gold” sustainability-performance rating in the prestigious annual Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) survey.
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Greg G. Goldgof, a graduate student in UC San Diego’s Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and the Medical Science Training Program will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Outsmarting Malaria: Developing next generation anti-malarials that prevent the evolution of drug resistance.”
Capitalizing on UC San Diego’s unique ability to address environmental threats to public health, a new center based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will target emerging contaminants found naturally in common seafood dishes as well as man-made chemicals that accumulate in human breast milk.
The Moxie Center for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship will host its grand opening May 20 at the University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering.
Differences divide us. Human society fractures along lines defined by politics, religion, ethnicity, and perhaps most fundamentally, language. Although these differences contribute to the great variety of human lives, the partitions they create can lead to conflict and strife, impeding efforts toward social justice and economic development.