For the sixth consecutive year, the University of California, San Diego has been ranked the number one university in the nation by Washington Monthly for its contributions to the public good. The magazine released its 2015 College Guide today, an annual issue that takes a different approach to ranking the nation’s colleges and universities.
2013 M.F.A. graduate Joshua Brody wins a Princess Grace Award that he will apply toward a 12-month apprenticeship at La Jolla Playhouse.
Four University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers have been selected to receive the newly established National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award. The multi-million dollar awards fund new projects that have an unusual potential in cancer research over seven years.
Experts from academia and industry will share insights into the future of virtual-reality technologies and content at the first Future of Virtual Reality Conference Sept. 8-9, organized by the Qualcomm Institute on the UC San Diego campus.
Degenerating neurons in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) measurably responded to an experimental gene therapy in which nerve growth factor (NGF) was injected into their brains, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the current issue of JAMA Neurology.
Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline for continuing studies on the effects of climate variability on fish populations.
ArtPower, a multi-arts presenter at the University of California, San Diego, will offer six distinctive series in its upcoming season: chamber music, film, innovation, dance, global music and jazz. The season includes the return of audience favorites, such as the Calder Quartet and David Sedaris, as…
UC San Diego joins MIT and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as elite campuses selected to be part of the Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. Program, and the foundation recently announced the first computer science student at UC San Diego to become a Sloan Scholar.
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology they developed to manufacture multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots — called microfish — that are efficient swimmers, are chemically powered and magnetically controlled. These proof-of-concept synthetic…