Emmy-Award winning “60 Minutes” correspondent Bill Whitaker has been on the front lines of the major news stories of our time. He recently uncovered how Russian operatives hacked the 2016 election, was a moderator during last week’s South Carolina Democratic primary debate and has done extensive…
On Feb. 6, Antarctica reached 65 degrees Fahrenheit, the same temperature San Diegans were experiencing. The day marked the warmest temperature ever recorded for the southern continent, which came just days after the Earth saw its warmest January on record.
The Academy Award-winning movie “Parasite” resonated with audiences around the world with its themes of inequality and class conflict. One of the central characters of the film forges a university document in order to land a job as a tutor.
For international students like Pei-Yun T., the outbreak of coronavirus has had an impact personally. “I talked to my mom last weekend and she said my grandpa was not doing well; his cancer is spreading,” she said. “I would love to see him but know right now it may not be safe for me to go home.”
New research from the University of California San Diego indicates that competitive “winner-takes-all” pay structures are most effective in getting the creative juices flowing that help fuel economic growth.
Race is shown to be the single most important factor in American democracy, determining which candidates win elections, which voters win at the polls, and who is on the losing end of policy. These conclusions are at the center of a new book entitled Dangerously Divided: How Race and Class Shape Winning…
Seventh College will welcome its first class of students this fall with Kate Antonovics, teaching professor in the Department of Economics, at the helm as its newly-appointed inaugural provost.
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.
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.
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.