UC San Diego’s Kendall-Frost Marsh has received an $85,000 grant from Honda to create an integrated research and public engagement program centered on bringing Native American perspectives and cutting-edge science into the management and access decisions needed to ensure the marsh’s survival.
As the University of California San Diego heads into the last year of its ambitious 10-year Campaign for UC San Diego, the university completed its fourth consecutive year of record-breaking philanthropy with an all-time annual high of $376.4 million raised for the fiscal year 2020-2021.
A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and colleagues suggests that the original assessment and current listing of the giant sea bass as a critically endangered species might be inaccurate, and recommends a reevaluation of the species’ status.
The AI Institute for Intelligent Cyberinfrastructure with Computational Learning in the Environment, or ICICLE, will focus on next-generation intelligent cyberinfrastructure that makes using AI as easy as plugging an appliance into an electrical outlet.
Daniel and Phyllis Epstein have committed to provide a $10 million gift to the University of California San Diego in support of a new state-of-the-art amphitheater, signaling a major step in the university’s plan to become a top cultural destination.
UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.
UC San Diego researchers and their colleagues have discovered that spontaneous impulses of dopamine, the neurological messenger known as the brain’s “feel good” chemical, occur in the brain of mice. The study found that mice can willfully manipulate these random dopamine pulses for reward.
UC San Diego is one of six universities invited to participate in the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance, a scientific collaboration that aims to transform human health on a global scale through the discovery and translation of the biological principles underlying human performance.
The University of California San Diego received thousands of outstanding applications and has admitted 40,616 first-year and 12,330 transfer undergraduate students for the fall 2021 quarter.
Discussions ranging from reparations to the removal of monuments await the 14 students selected to participate in this year’s Summer Program for the Advancement of Women in Philosophy, the 10-day program organized by the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy.