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How Are Insurance Markets Adapting to Climate Change? New Study Explores the Impact of Wildfires on Home Insurance

Business & Economics

Research by environmental economists delves into how insurance companies are responding to increased climate risks, particularly wildfires, which have become the fastest-growing source of catastrophe-related damages in the United States.

Skyline of deep orange haze and smoke over San Francisco Bay Area homes during 2020 wildfires

How Much Risk are Humans Willing to Take When Interacting With Robots?

Health & Behavior

How do people like to interact with robots when navigating a crowded environment? And what algorithms should roboticists use to program robots to interact with humans? These are the questions that a team of mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of California San Diego sought to answer in a study presented recently at the ICRA 2024 conference in Japan.

How Much Risk are Humans Willing to Take When Interacting With Robots?

Irene Su Receives Award for a Novel Study on Fertility Preservation for Young Cancer Patients

Health & Behavior

The grant from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will fund research on the affordability and utilization of fertility preservation with health insurance for adolescent young adults with blood cancers.

Irene Su Receives Award for a Novel Study on Fertility Preservation for Young Cancer Patients

William Kuperman: 1943-2024

In Memoriam

William Kuperman, emeritus professor of oceanography and former Director of the Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, died June 30. He was 81. Kuperman was widely recognized for his contributions to the fields of underwater acoustics and acoustical oceanography.

William Kuperman: 1943-2024
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Our People, Our Stories, Our Impact

Take a deeper look into the remarkable stories of our changemakers and community-builders, our cutting-edge research, and the global influence of UC San Diego.

Campus & Community

From exciting athletics programs and campus events, to our latest contributions to cutting-edge research—UC San Diego is a vibrant community of creators and innovators, making a positive impact both in San Diego and beyond.

Another Meteoric Rise for UC San Diego’s “Fallen Star” Team in Global Programming Competition

Student Life

UC San Diego’s competitive student programming team, Fallen Star, is set to compete in the prestigious International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals in Astana, Kazakhstan this September

Repurpose, Refurbish, Recycle, Resell

At Work

A headstone. A used airplane propeller. The dashboard of a Lincoln Navigator. A pristine, mint-green filing cabinet from 1963. The common link binding this motley collection together? They all found their home at the Surplus Store, UC San Diego’s end-of-life destination for excess university materials.

UC San Diego Speech and Debate Team Shines on National Stage

Student Life

This spring has been a winning season for the UC San Diego speech and debate team. Established six years ago, the contingent has grown to include more than 100 members drawn from various disciplines across UC San Diego who have top honors in various regional and speech competitions.


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Shark Summer at Birch Aquarium

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A Tale of Two Sulus: An Evening with George Takei and John Cho

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Star Trek (2009) Live with Film Score Played by the San Diego Symphony

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