Diana Platero-Lopez has been a part of the UC San Diego community longer than most. Joining the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies in August 1986, her time at the university spans longer than three of its colleges—Eleanor Roosevelt, Sixth and Seventh.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has hired six new counselors over the past year, each one specializing in identity-based counseling. With the new hires, the CAPS team is now 40-strong and striving to serve all UC San Diego students.
Every quarter, UC San Diego engineers Joshua Pelz and Luca De Vivo, as well as prosthetics specialist Herb Barrack, travel to Ensenada, Mexico, where they work with amputees to provide free, 3D-printed, custom-made prostheses.
Ask Jeff Grantham what his favorite day of the week is and he’ll tell you it’s the day he bikes to his job as senior director of marketing for University Communications. “It gets your heart rate up, gets you going in the morning,” he said.
If you’re one of the estimated 32 million Americans affected by a food allergy, you know how tricky it can be to navigate menus or any meal you didn’t prepare yourself. Fortunately, if you’re a UC San Diego student, you don’t have to do that alone.
The panelists for the 2022 Women in Leadership conversation hosted by Sally Ride Science at UC San Diegorepresent vastly varied fields, from social justice to space exploration to computer animation.
From performances by renowned local musicians and a Family Arts Open House, to a conversation with Los Angeles Times columnist and award-winning author Jean Guerrero, UC San Diego Park & Market—the university’s long-planned presence in downtown San Diego—opened to the community with a bang last…
School of Biological Sciences neurobiologist Yishi Jin and molecular biologist James T. Kadonaga have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors bestowed upon U.S. scientists and engineers.
On April 28, more than 100+ startups and business leaders convened in Petco Park to engage with the diversity, variety and ambition of the regional life sciences and technology startup scene. UC San Diego featured the largest representation of startups at the event.
As we begin Mental Health Awareness Month, we sat down with Reina Juarez, the director of Counseling and Psychological Services, to learn about how she and her team have helped students maintain peace of mind in a world that presents constant stressors.