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  • Data from Behind Enemy Lines: How Russia May have Used Twitter to Seize Crimea

    Online discourse by users of social media can provide important clues about the political dispositions of communities. New research suggests it can even be used by governments as a source of military intelligence to estimate prospective casualties and costs incurred from occupying foreign countries.

  • Can Solar Geoengineering Mitigate both Climate Change and Income Inequality?

    New research from the University of California San Diego finds that solar geoengineering—the intentional reflection of sunlight away from the Earth’s surface—may reduce income inequality between countries.

  • Shutdown of Coal-Fired Plants in U.S. Saves Lives and Improves Crop Yields

    The decommissioning of coal-fired power plants in the continental United States has reduced nearby pollution and its negative impacts on human health and crop yields, according to a new University of California San Diego study.

  • Report Released at COP 25 Provides Roadmap for Deep Cuts in Highest Emitting Sectors

    The 25th Conference of the Parties, or COP 25, run by the United Nations, is underway in Madrid until Dec. 13 and many University of California San Diego faculty and scholars are playing key roles in the event.

  • When Will We End Global Warming?

    On the heels of the Trump administration’s formal withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate accord, more than 11,000 climate scientists signed a declaration calling climate change an "emergency" and urging for new ways to measure the effects of global warming.

  • Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies Expands Research on Drug War and Migrant Crisis 


    With the relations between Mexico and the United States becoming increasingly difficult to navigate, the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy has expanded its research agenda and created new roles focused on security and immigration to engage with the…

  • Destination: UC San Diego

    UC San Diego made history Thursday, breaking ground on a transformational project that will become the hub for the campus’ design and innovation initiatives while also serving as an inviting new entrance for the community—inviting visitors to look deeper into one of the world’s top public research…

  • U.S. News & World Report Ranks UC San Diego in Top 10 in Nation

  • UC San Diego Again Named No. 1 Public University by Washington Monthly

    The University of California San Diego has been named the top public university in the nation by Washington Monthly for contributions to social mobility, research and public service. UC San Diego has been the no. 1 public college in the rankings nine times in the past 10 years.