Thursday, March 23, 2017

Researchers Discover Fibrosis-Related Molecule

An international team of researchers from UCSD and India’s IFOM-inSTEM identified a new molecule, fibulin-5, as a factor contributing to fibrosis. The researchers made the announcement on Oct. 15 and are aiming to eventually...

UCSD Campus Hosts International Hackathon

UCSD hosted its largest hackathon to date last weekend and attracted students from other California colleges and from out of state. Organized by Triton Engineering Student Council, SD Hacks was able to accommodate over...

Student Teams Compete for Funding in Entrepreneurial Innovation Contest

The Office of Innovation and Commercialization, in collaboration with The Basement, announced the new undergraduate Proof of Concept Competition. OIC will award UCSD student teams up to $5,000 each in entrepreneurial funding for materials...

SeaWorld Sues State for Whale Breeding Ban

SeaWorld filed a lawsuit challenging the California Coastal Commission’s stipulation that bans the San Diego theme park from breeding captive orcas last Tuesday. The commission endorsed a $100 million expansion of SeaWorld’s killer whale...

UCSD Scholars Attend Paris Climate Summit

Sixteen UCSD researchers, students and staff from the UC Revelle program are currently attending the 21st annual Conference of Parties in Paris that will last from Nov. 30 until Dec. 11. They are joined...

San Diego Residents Challenge MTS Deal

Updated on Sept. 30 to include new information about the source of the funding. San Diego community leaders recently criticized the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System for selling the naming rights of its future trolley line to...

Harvard to Penalize Members of Fraternities, Sororities and Final Clubs

Starting with next fall’s incoming freshman class, any undergraduate members of Harvard University’s single-sex social organizations “unrecognized” by the school will be barred from holding student and athletic leadership positions or receiving recommendations for...

Meeting at Square One: 2016 UC San Diego Undergraduate Art Show

Combining practical, career-oriented workshops and works from UCSD undergrads, the University Art Gallery strives to fuse practical experience with professional development opportunities. “Meeting at Square One” is an atypical exhibit: Instead of being unified...

SDSU Students Protest Anti-Muslim Posters Found On-Campus

Last Wednesday, several student activist groups protested San Diego State President Elliot Hirshman’s response to posters displaying anti-Muslim sentiments posted around the school’s campus. Student leaders specifically asked Hirshman for an apology regarding an...

Let Them Seek Help

When it comes to discussing mental health, less is never more. Last spring, when Northern Michigan University student Katerina Klawes sought counseling from the university after being sexually assaulted, less is what she received. According...

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The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

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