Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer and UC San Diego music professor Lei Liang had worked with poets, painters and dancers, but never with beluga whales before he came to the university’s Qualcomm Institute as its Research Artist in Residence.
Sisters Julie and Maria Lopez are two of several new faces at the Tuesday Farmers’ Market at UC San Diego. Their family-run booth, Pupusas Express, sells freshly made pupusas, a traditional Salvadorean dish of a stuffed corn tortilla filled with cheese, pork, chicken or beans.
Research at UC San Diego is about to take off, thanks to a partnership with a local startup that specializes in 3D-printed rocket engines. Now, aspiring inventors and innovators at the university can make their creations real with the startup’s powerful, 3D metal printer.
On January 17th, the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego makes first contact with a new art exhibition rich with themes of space travel, resistance and revolution.
Drugged driving has joined drunk driving and distracted driving as a leading cause of motor vehicle collisions. As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute have received funding…