Staff from the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego recently worked with middle and high school students from the Pala Native American Youth Council to conduct an informal data science study on the pH levels of the San Luis Rey River that flows through Pala tribal land.
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.
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.
For some marine researchers, becoming a certified scientific diver is a game changer. This certification can have a profound impact on the research experiences and career opportunities available for scientists interested in the underwater environment.
As many State legislatures consider weakening voter protections and Congress debates new voting rights laws, recent research from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management reveals that the 1965 Voting Rights Act contributed to improvements of the economic status of Blacks.
Watching nurses tend to his beloved grandfather, diagnosed with terminal cancer, Christopher Vela decided he wanted to be a nurse, too. The level of care and attention was inspiring, and it has remained an enduring motivation.
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.
Preparing for graduate school can often present more questions than answers. For more than 30 years, UC San Diego’s McNair Program has been helping undergraduate students navigate these uncertainties on their path to earning a doctoral degree.
LGBT+ physicists often face harassment and other behaviors that make them leave the profession, according to a new study, which comes as physics as a discipline has attempted to grapple with equity and inclusion issues.