Renee Bowen, the Pastor Faculty Fellow at the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Department of Economics, has been selected to serve in the Biden administration as the senior economist for Trade with the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).
Researchers at UC San Diego, San Diego State University, and international collaborators have designed and validated a prediction model to signal counties at risk of future overdose death outbreaks.
When renowned UC San Diego bioengineer Shu Chien completed medical school in 1953, he wanted to find ways to make technological advancements in healthcare that would improve human lives. To do so, he had to find an engineer to collaborate with, since physicians and engineers were largely siloed professions…
The title of an Old West anthem and a Disney film, “Home on the Range” loosely describes the work of spatial ecologists. These field experts study the movements of animals within a specific geographic area—their “home range.”
The COVID pandemic precipitated a major shift to virtual learning—an unplanned test of whether these technologies can scale effectively. But did they? Researchers in the UC San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering wanted to look beyond the anecdotal evidence to better understand where…
When he was 14 years old and a junior high school student in Iran in 2004, Ryan Alimo watched the twin Spirit and Opportunity NASA rovers land on Mars. The young Alimo was watching with his father and both were struck by how happy everyone looked at Mission Control.
Commencement is a special day. Draped in a gown and sash, graduates revel in their accomplishments and excitedly look to the future as they cross the stage and turn their tassel. And UC San Diego’s Class of 2021 has every reason to be proud.
As UC San Diego’s Class of 2021 Commencement Student Speaker, Francesca Hart is here to say the words that everyone wants to hear: you are special, you are loved and you are on the path to greatness. Her address will be shared with nearly 8,000 of her graduating peers.