Bukata is only the fourth woman in the U.S. to lead a health system’s orthopedic surgery department.
Computer scientists at the University of California San Diego received an Amazon Research Award to develop a voice assistant to better communicate with older adults. Their initial goal is to create a system capable of understanding and answering the medical questions of adults over age 65.
UC San Diego ranks eighth among U.S. public universities, according to the latest Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
The University of California San Diego has been ranked fourth among the nation’s top public colleges for students seeking an outstanding education at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review’s Best Value Colleges for 2021.
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.
Released today, the 2022 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings gave high marks to UC San Diegos’s graduate education in political science and the Jacobs School of Engineering, among other professional schools and programs on campus.
Caroline Freund has been appointed the next dean of the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS), effective July 1, 2021.
UC San Diego alumni make a gift of $1 million towards first-of-its-kind pediatric research. The Cathy and Richard Tryon Pediatric Facial/Psychological Trauma Research Fund will support research at UC San Diego to benefit pediatric patients who have suffered from traumatic facial deformities.
Zea Borok, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Her first day is April 1, 2021.
UC San Diego music professor and composer Lei Liang will receive a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship in Music for 2021 from the American Academy of Arts and Letters at a virtual ceremony on May 19.