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  • 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. 

  • U.S. News ranks UC graduate schools among best in nation

    UC Newsroom

    U.S. News' Best Graduate Schools evaluates graduate schools for business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing; in each discipline, all or nearly all UC graduate schools were highly ranked.
  • Jennifer Burney with solar panels

    Change agent

    UC San Diego

    Professor and National Geographic ‘Emerging Explorer’ sets out to address food production’s footprint on global climate change.
  • Roger Walsh

    Making the most of life

    UC Irvine

    Feeling blue? Anxious? Fatigued? Roger Walsh offers ‘Eight Ways to Wellbeing.’


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