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August 4, 2022
 
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A graduate student checks a weather monitoring station at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

UC San Diego Research Funding Reaches Record-Breaking $1.64B

From deep sea to deep space, research awards this year provide a window into the tremendous scope of discovery conducted by UC San Diego researchers. In fiscal year 2022, the university earned $1.64 billion in research funding, up from $1.54 billion the previous year—a more than 6 percent increase. Read More »
Robert O'Brien heading out to the ocean to test the Smartfin.

Surfing for Science

As part of the Smartfin research project, a team of undergraduate students is working to improve the collection of oceanographic data near the shore. Read More »
 
EnCOREteam Yusu Wang, Barna Saha, Kamalika Chaudhuri,Arya Mazumdar and Sanjoy Dasgupta.

New $10M NSF-Funded Institute Will Get to the CORE of Data Science

Led by computer and data scientists, EnCORE aims to transform fundamentals of the data science field. Read More »
graphic of a woman extending a helping hand to another woman.

Successful Women Make the Best Advocates to Help Other Women Rise up in the Ranks

 
man breaking a cigarette in two.

Health Risks of COVID-19 Spurred More Smokers to Quit

PhD student Kayla Wilson in the Illumina Lab.

Illumina Supports Enhanced Genomics-Enabled Discovery and Training Programs at UC San Diego

 
Mike West

A Father Advocates for the HPV Vaccine After Advanced Throat Cancer

 

Gene Therapy Approach Shows Promise in Treating ALS »

 

Giant Viruses Build a Cell Nucleus Surprisingly Like Our Own »

IN THE MEDIA

COVID can rebound even in people who haven’t taken Paxlovid, study finds »

NBC News  |  August 2

Why pros like Brittney Griner choose cannabis for their pain »

The New York Times  |  August 1

The Space Force is scrapping the annual fitness test in favor of wearable trackers »

NPR  |  August 2

Mark Cuban’s pharmacy startup is actually making drugs less expensive—but experts say it’s solving the wrong problem »

CNBC  |  July 28

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AROUND CAMPUS

Tana Troke Campana Receives 2022 TWIN Award »

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Russ Davis, Physical Oceanography »

In Memoriam: Teaching Professor Jane Teranes »

Parking Rates 2022-2023 »

 
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