UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that opioid users who participated in a 12-step abstinence program and recently stopped using drugs refused to take home naloxone, even if having it on hand might save lives.
UC San Diego scientists have taken the connection between wisdom, loneliness and biology one step further, reporting that wisdom and loneliness appear to influence — and/or be influenced by — microbial diversity of the gut.
By summer 2020, well into the COVID-19 pandemic, Nicaragua’s hospitals were full of patients with respiratory infections. Doctors and nurses were dying. The health system was collapsing. Yet the government has consistently downplayed the COVID-19 pandemic.
With a full-time undergraduate student population that is currently 20 percent Latinx/Chicanx, the University of California San Diego is well on its way toward becoming a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).
Five of the world’s most renowned composers and lyricists gathered for a virtual UC San Diego event March 6, outlining how they envision the role of opera in advancing equality and social justice.
Five graduate scholars at UC San Diego have been inducted into the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society for their role in cultivating inclusive environments, advocating for traditionally underrepresented students and serving as leaders through academic excellence.