The University of California San Diego has been named the fourth best public university in the United States by the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The rankings list the campus as the country’s 15th best university and 18th in the world.
Two years ago this summer, the institute’s immersive virtual reality system morphed from the StarCAVE into the SunCAVE. Its physical shape changed, as did the technology running it. Today, it's a powerful computing system that can process massive amounts of data from all over the world.