Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in brain circuitry that contribute to starvation and weight loss in people with anorexia nervosa.
UC San Diego nanoengineers developed a safety feature that prevents lithium metal batteries from rapidly overheating and catching fire in case of an internal short circuit. The clever tweak does not prevent battery failure, but rather provides advance warning of failure and makes it much safer.
At a time when cross-border relations are tense politically and socially, UC San Diego is expanding collaborations with partners south of the border, including a lively education exchange program coordinated with former President of Mexico Vicente Fox.
For the second consecutive season, the Tritons won both the men's and women's California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Tournament title, earning them automatic bids to their respective NCAA tournaments.
A few years ago, a photo went viral of a Ghanaian schoolteacher who drew detailed computer screens and software systems on his blackboard every morning so that his students—who didn’t have access to computers—could have a shot at passing the computer literacy portion of their exams. Now, a team…
Today, Latino students are among the fastest growing population in California. To advance its goal of inclusive excellence, UC San Diego launched the Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative in 2018. The campuswide program, led by the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, unifies and expands…
“Everyone comes to UC San Diego with a different set of stories. And everyone can benefit when we can create more space for those stories, and value each other’s lived experiences,” says Blanca Melendrez, executive director at UC San Diego’s Center for Community Health.