The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) will honor 17 individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and social sciences. Among them is Larry R. Squire, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences,…
After six years in a North Vietnamese “reeducation” camp, Thai Hoang Do’s father escaped to Thailand with five children and his wife in tow. It was in a refugee camp in Thailand that Thai Do—the youngest of six children—was born to the Do family. Seven years later, the family moved to the United…
More than 500 members of the University of California, San Diego community will honor Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy by participating in San Diego’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan.15.
Bryna Kranzler, the author of “The Accidental Anarchist,” a harrowing and amazing tale about an ordinary man who became a Russian revolutionary, will speak on January 18 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Seuss Room at the Geisel Library on the UC San Diego campus.
Wolfgang H. Dillmann, MD, has been selected as chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He has also been named the Helen M. Ranney Endowed Chair, the school’s first faculty-funded endowed chair, founded in 1991 in honor of the department’s…
Keith Marzullo, Dean M. Tullsen and Amin Vahdat, all professors in the department of computer science & engineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering, have been named Fellows of The Association of Computing Machinery.
How many pounds of melted chocolate can furiously studying students consume from a chocolate fountain at just one on-campus dining location in two hours? That would be 16 pounds (!), which, according to Mark Cunningham, director of UC San Diego Housing, Dining & Hospitality, “is a lot of dipping!”
Samuel Oludunfe, UC San Diego's urban forester, is well known for his work on campus. His achievements been featured in This Week @ UCSD as well as in other university publications.
New, unwrapped toys will be collected for the UC San Diego Burn Unit, Infant Care Center, Bannister House and Mother, Child and Adolescent Care programs
Stanley Eli Mills, a professor of biology at UC San Diego and one of its founding faculty members, died Friday, November 25 following a Thanksgiving evening automobile accident in San Diego. He was 89.