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  • UC San Diego Among Nation’s Best Public Colleges, According to U.S. News and World Report

    The University of California San Diego has been highly ranked among U.S. public colleges by U.S. News and World report. The campus is listed 12th in the publication’s Best Colleges guidebook. The publication also touted the campus’s Jacobs School of Engineering, which was named 18th among public…

  • A Global Academic Powerhouse: UC San Diego Named World’s 15th Best University

    A prestigious new ranking has listed the University of California San Diego 15th among the world’s best universities for its award-winning faculty and alumni, as well as producing high-impact and prolific research. The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released its new report of the best…

  • An Upward Social Mobility Machine: UC San Diego 2nd Best U.S. University, Says Money Magazine

    The University of California San Diego is a national leader in transforming lives of low-income students. One of the best schools for students to get a quality education at an affordable price, Money Magazine has listed the campus No. 2 in its new 2018 Best Colleges for Your Money ranking.

  • Still Time to Act: Impending Disasters Could Spur Progress Mitigating Climate Change

    New research in climate science indicates that extreme events, such as heat waves, the collapse of major ice sheets, and mass extinctions are becoming dramatically more probable. Though cuts in rising emissions appear unlikely with the stalled 2015 Paris agreement, University of California San Diego…

  • An Immigrant Workforce Leads to Innovation, According to New UC San Diego Research

    New federal restrictions on the temporary H-1B visa, which allows high-skilled foreign workers to be employed by U.S. companies, have increased debate on the economic impacts of the program, but little is known about its effect on product innovation—until now. New research from the University of California…

  • Report: Cali Baja Mega-Region Exports $24.3B Worth of Goods, Services Internationally

    Amid contentious political rhetoric and tightening borders, global trade and investment are top of mind for national leaders and companies alike. To contextualize the importance of such international connectivity, World Trade Center San Diego, with support from the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at…

  • UC San Diego Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

    The University of California San Diego has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability…

  • UC San Diego Admits 38,954 New Freshmen and Transfers, San Diego Region Students on the Rise

    The University of California San Diego has admitted 29,601 freshman and 9,353 transfer students out of a record 116,452 applicants. The number of freshman admits is down slightly (two percent) compared to last year’s record of 39,802 students; yet the university increased its offers of admission to…

  • U.S. Nuclear Power: The Vanishing Low-Carbon Wedge

    Could nuclear power make a significant contribution to decarbonizing the U.S. energy system over the next three or four decades? The answer: probably not and that’s cause for major concern, according to a recently published paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS).