When actor and professor Richard Robichaux was in production for the new Disney series “Big Shot,” he often brought back lessons from set to his classroom—a common practice for graduate students in the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Sitting in a wheelchair inside her modest Logan Heights home, Brenda Tanoi, 68, reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her family over the past year. It is a tale of tragedies.
With more than two decades of scientific training under her belt, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur is ready for her return mission to space. The alumna of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego will achieve her aviation dreams when she serves as pilot of the upcoming NASA…
The UC San Diego Autism Center for Excellence has received a $1.5 million gift from Kristin Farmer, founder and chief executive officer of ACES, a company that provides services to children with autism and their families, to support the work of Karen Pierce, co-director of the Autism Center.
Author, political strategist and organizer Alicia Garza will serve as keynote speaker at UC San Diego’s Commencement 2021 ceremonies, which will be held June 12-13. A UC San Diego alumna and co-creator of the Black Lives Matter movement, Garza believes Black communities deserve what all communities…
UC San Diego physicists have created new artificial devices that mimic basic learning functions carried out by neurons in the human brain. They demonstrated how quantum materials could be used to develop new devices that can “learn” to switch between functional states.
The solar system’s two largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, received worldwide publicity on December 21, 2020, as they glided closer than they’ve been since 1623. Visible around the globe, “The Great Conjunction” placed the two planets only 0.1 degree apart from one another.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego, a leader and pioneer in high-performance and data-intensive computing, has selected the Intel company’s Habana Labs artificial intelligence training and inference accelerators to provide high-performance, high-efficiency AI compute for its
An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable number tandem repeats that actively regulate gene expression. In a Nature Communications paper, the researchers provide new insights into this understudied mechanism
The bucket of preserved fish opens, but it doesn’t smell as bad as you might think. Like vinegar, with a hint of sardine. OK, maybe it’s bad, but if you’re Ben Frable, manager of the Marine Vertebrate Collection at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, you’re used to it.