In the News
May 22, 2018
A new report shows that most colleges are failing when it comes to graduating low-income students, but the UC system is an exception.
April 10, 2018
How Ernest O. Lawrence looked inside the atom — and beyond.
Meet Wikipedia's resident paleoartist
This Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist moonlights as one of Wikipedia's most prolific illustrators.
It's not you. Bad doors are everywhere.
Wondering why you never seem to open that door right? A UC San Diego professor finally explains.
'Bending the curve' on climate change
Renowned atmospheric scientist V. Ramanathan of UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography explains how the state of California and the UC system together can lead the charge through the Carbon Neutrality Initiative and ‘bend the curve’ in global warming.
A 'parking lot pitch' to the Pope
Last year, UC San Diego’s V. ‘Ram’ Ramanathan had an audience with Pope Francis in the parking lot of the Vatican. Ramanathan, who serves on the prestigious Pontifical Academy of Sciences panel, delivered what he calls a ‘parking lot pitch’ to the leader of the Catholic Church. Here, Ramanathan describes this moment and how it may have influenced the Pope’s subsequent position on the matter.
February 11, 2013Virus detective tracks cure for common cold by seeking a way to stop viruses from replicating.
February 4, 2013Celebrating its 25-year annniversary, Townsend Center for the Humanities is igniting free-ranging conversations among faculty and students.
UC San Diego
January 31, 2013Charles Perrin, one of the most beloved professors on the UC San Diego campus, has taught this tough course to anxious sophomores each fall for the past four decades.
April 25, 2018
The University of California issued a statement regarding the federal court ruling on DACA.
March 26, 2018
Nine University of California inventors and innovators have been selected to become National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellows, in recognition of their pioneering research with significant societal impacts.
March 23, 2018
The University of California officially turns 150 years old today (March 23) and the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution commemorating the occasion and the accomplishments of the state’s public research university.
March 5, 2018
The University of California, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit that successfully argued to keep DACA in place while legal challenges continue, urges Congress to pass bipartisan legislation that permanently protects these young people.