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NBC Los Angeles
UC Medical Workers Begin Two-Day Walkout
Medical workers across California plan to strike for the next two days in an effort to push forward negotiations for a new contract.
Mon May 20, 2013
Autism Answers: A Married Couple's Mission
Dr. Karen Pierce, Assistant Director of the University of California, San Diego, Autism Center of Excellence and Associate Professor of the Department of Neurosciences, talks about Autism.
Sun May 19, 2013
PolitiFact: Recapping recent fact checks
The founding director of the Texas office of the Environmental Defense Fund based this statement on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' report on 2011 fatal occupational injuries, which is a broader category than fatal industrial accidents.
Ferrahian Victorious at UCSD Model United Nations
Ferrahian Victorious at UCSD Model United Nations http://asbarez.com/110145/ferrahian-victorious-at-ucsd-model-united-nations/ Friday, May 17th, 2013 Ferrahian students at UCSD Model UN BY ALEXA KOVACS On the weekend of April 27 and 28, twelve high school students participated in the last Model United Nations conference of the year.
Two Modern-Day Deborahs Fight Anti-Semitism
Deborah is the only woman judge mentioned in the Bible. She embodies the fighting women of the ancient world, warrior women who became victorious despite great odds and the initial reluctance of their men to go into battle.
Sat May 18, 2013
AGA honors distinguished clinicians, researchers and educators with prestigious recognition awards
Each year, the American Gastroenterological Association recognizes several individuals for their outstanding contributions and achievements in gastroenterology through its esteemed recognition awards.
Fri May 17, 2013
Larry Ellison taps Punahou grad Byron Washom to lead Lanai's sustainability efforts
Byron Washom, director of Strategic Energy Initiatives at the University of California, San Diego, will lead a new initiative to transform Lanai into a model for sustainable energy.
Filmmaker, explorer James Cameron to be honored with science prize
California's Scripps Institution of Oceanography says it will honor filmmaker and ocean explorer James Cameron with its Nierenberg science prize.
Facing facts about illegal immigration
If rain is pouring and you don't want to get wet, you have a few choices. You can stay inside.
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Distinguished Plastic Surgeon Receives Awards and Special Recognition ...
Robert Singer, MD, a plastic surgeon in private practice in La Jolla, CA was recently honored for his work as an educator, mentor and contributor to the specialty at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery .
UC San Diego
Staff Members Lauded for Compassion, Dedication at Annual Exemplary Employee of Year Awards
Kate McDevitt believes in the power of "taste education." By teaching kids how to grow, harvest and cook fruits and vegetables, a new appreciation and enjoyment for health and nutrition can be fostered at an early age.
Thu May 16, 2013
Video: Seahorse Armor Inspires Robot Design
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego are designing a robotic arm that takes inspiration from the loose, flexible, yet very strong structure of the armored plates on a seahorse's tail.
How the Washington Post made its election-predictor tool
Bowers worked with the Post's Ezra Klein and graphics editor Emily Chow to produce the tool, which launched in April 2012 using economic data models from to predict the likelihood of President Obama being re-elected. In the essay, Bowers says the work of political science professors John Sides at George Washington University, Lynn Vavreck at UCLA, ... (more)
NBC San Diego
Cutting-Edge Tech Found in New Trauma Center
Go inside the new Level 1 Trauma Center at UC San Diego on W. Arbor Drive - opened to the media on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
UC San Diego Tritons
Kristin Sato Added to NCAA Championships Field
UC San Diego track and field freshman Kristin Sato 's season will live to see another day as the Valley Christian High School alumna was added to the list of competitors in the triple jump at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday.
UC San Diego
Cuatro Corridos: New Chamber Opera Takes Look at Issue of Sex Trafficking Along Border
"Cuatro Corridos," the new chamber opera by UC San Diego soprano Susan Narucki and Mexican author Jorge Volpi, earned rave reviews for its May 8 premiere on campus.
UC San Diego
Market Assessment Developed by UC San Diego Students Positions Region to Boost Exports
A recently released analysis, conducted and designed by students at the University of California, San Diego's School of International Relations and Pacific Studies , reveals San Diego's competitive strengths and opportunities to increase global competitiveness through exports of goods and services.
LGBT student group renamed Queer Student Union
A student group at San Diego State University for its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is reportedly changing its name - but some are questioning whether the move is politically correct.
Rita Gonzalez: LACMA Curator and Defender of Subtlety
Five months after a 340-ton rock officially became part of Michael Heizer's massive Levitated Mass sculpture on the grounds of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, curator Rita Gonzalez installed the much smaller Lost Line sculpture on the third floor of the museum's Broad Contemporary building.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sally Ride's educational legacy lives on 30 years after spaceflight
Since her historic mission in 1983, 55 women, including cosmonauts, astronauts and payload specialists, have flown in space with NASA.