Developing improved materials for things such as energy storage and drug discovery is of interest to researchers and society alike. Quantum mechanics is the basis for molecular and materials scientists who develop these useful, futuristic products.
At the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP26) in November, ample discussion is likely to focus on how the world is not on track to meet the Paris Agreement’s goals of stopping warming at well below 2°C.
As the first designated medical center in San Diego certified to offer this type of immunotherapy, UC San Diego Health will begin treating patients this month.
A new book on the history of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego hits bookstore shelves and online sites June 7. Images of America: Scripps Institution of Oceanography joins many others in this popular photobook series that highlights historical points of interest across the country.
During this summer’s Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, students in grades 3-12 will have a chance to expand their horizons in more ways than one. As they embark on virtual voyages they will be accompanied by classmates from across the country and around the world.
UC San Diego is making plans for a safe and gradual return to full campus operations this fall. To ensure the ongoing safety and well-being of everyone in our campus community, decisions will continue to be guided by the science, data and modeling that made the Return to Learn program a success.
UC San Diego will honor the journeys of more than 8,000 graduating students. Each of their stories begins differently—from an international childhood spanning over a dozen countries to discovering a love of learning within an isolated jail cell—but their paths all converged at UC San Diego.
The newest center within the T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego will have that focus, created to identify, understand and resolve social justice issues in health care that primarily affect racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ and underserved communities.
Research experience is often a critical component when applying to graduate programs. Yet many undergraduate students—especially those from underrepresented communities or who are the first in their families to attend college—lack the necessary mentorship, tools and financial resources to navigate…