Within the University of California system, the student population of 294,000 is an expanding kaleidoscope of experiences and backgrounds: nearly 40 percent are first-generation university students… 34 percent come from low-income backgrounds… 27 percent are racial and ethnic minorities.
U.S. News & World Report today released its 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings, naming graduate programs and professional schools at the University of California San Diego among the best in the country. The rankings placed nine of the campus’s graduate programs among the top 10 in the nation.
For a limited time, guests can see a Pacific Footballfish — a rare deep-sea specimen — on display in Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Years of toil in the laboratory have revealed how a marine bacterium makes a potent anti-cancer molecule. Researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography found that an enzyme called SalC assembles what the team calls the salinosporamide anti-cancer “warhead.”
UC San Diego will receive $7.35 million in Community Project Funding as part of an appropriations bill approved by Congress on March 12.
Researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography have discovered a novel molecular process that corals use to control the subcellular environment of the algae that live inside them.
A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has found that abnormally wet conditions increase the risk of cough, fever, and diarrhea in children under five years old in many humid subtropical regions of the globe.
Six researchers and leaders at the University of California San Diego have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the world and publisher of the journal Science.
National Institutes of Health establishes Microbiome and Metagenomics Center at UC San Diego, part of new effort to predict individual responses to food and inform personalized nutrition recommendations.
“Hurricane Hunter” aircraft are mobilizing for an expanded 13-week period that began Jan. 5 to glean critical data for improving forecasts of atmospheric river storms over the Pacific Ocean. Such storms provide up to half of the U.S. West Coast’s annual precipitation and a majority of the flooding.