UC San Diego was the first university in California to connect 40,000 student health records to the electronic health record platform of its top-ranked academic medical center, UC San Diego Health. The experience has created a model for other colleges.
A new process for restoring spent cathodes to mint condition could make it more economical to recycle lithium-ion batteries. The process consumes 80 to 90% less energy than today's methods, emits about 75% less greenhouse gases, and uses environmentally benign, inexpensive ingredients.
There are more than 430 military connected students at UC San Diego. One area on campus that has spearheaded efforts to support these students is the Student Veterans Resource Center, which focuses on providing services and programs in collaboration with campus partners.
Two evenings a week, a group of high school students in the West African nation of Ghana travel by taxi from the orphanage where they live to historic Cape Coast Castle, once a fort used to hold enslaved Africans before they were forced onto ships bound for the Americas.
As Alexandra Newton took the stage late last year to give an invited lecture at the University of Dundee in Scotland, the event host introduced her as hailing from San Diego, “the other top cell signaling community in the world.”
The COVID-19 pandemic has flooded communities that are already at a disadvantage, disproportionately affecting underserved populations.Research and service conducted by UC San Diego faculty, students and staff are pinpointing where these inequities are most prevalent in San Diego.