A new, fast coastal research vessel will join the fleet of ships managed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego thanks to a philanthropic initiative that raised more than $1.2 million in honor of the late Dr. J. Robert Beyster, founder of Science Application
At a Feb. 15 public lecture, Nobel Prize winner and former UC San Diego graduate student Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan grabbed the reins and took his audience on a deep dive into the frontiers of research and a life in science.
Boldness, creativity and an aptitude for taking risks are all characteristics of a successful innovator. They also apply to UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) assistant professor of management Elizabeth Lyons, who studies innovation and entrepreneurship.
The highly anticipated world-premiere musical “Diana” began previews at La Jolla Playhouse Feb. 19, and joining the award-winning cast and crew on the production are five MFA students from the UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance — both on stage and behind the scenes.
Why would a university pursue mediation as a way to improve the faculty climate and deal with conflict in academia? Considering the cost of unresolved and poorly managed conflict in organizations—lost time and productivity, decreased workplace satisfaction, damaged relationships and higher turnover—it’s…