At Ten Miles Square, there's a piece by Henry Farrell examining the somewhat hazy definitions governing those distinctive Beltway institutions , "think tanks," playing off some unwelcome recent publicity about such entities employing lobbyists: It would be grossly simplistic to see think tanks as just clandestine lobbying shops.
UC San Diego was rated among top colleges for its performance in a sustainability-focused survey for a second time, university officials announced today.
Annie Murphy Paul is a book author, magazine journalist, consultant and speaker who helps people understand how we learn and how we can do it better.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego has received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation to make access to supercomputing resources simpler and more flexible for phylogenetics researchers.
UC San Diego computer scientist Larry Smarr recently gave a TEDMED talk about how he monitors and analyzes virtually everything that goes into and comes out of his body.
CWA health care professional members went on a full-day strike Tuesday in support of AFSCME's patient care technical workers at University of California hospitals across the state.
The University of California, San Diego and the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation are launching a major center to better understand, enhance and enact the gift of human imagination.
May 23, 2013 - SAN DIEGO -- UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO-Would you send your kids to the far reaches of the Milky Way galaxy? Would you encourage them if they wanted to go to space? Mike Mongo, author of Mike Mongo's Astronaut Instruction Manual for Pre-Teens, proposes these are precisely the questions we need to be asking at the beginning ... (more)
Senior A.B. Shaheen kicked off the UC San Diego track and field team's slate of events at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a 17th-place showing in the men's hammer throw on Thursday at CSU-Pueblo's own Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.
Junior Clint Rosser of the UC San Diego track and field team earned the Elite 89 Award for NCAA Division II men's outdoor track and field.
It seems as if there is a competition among Islamic nations as to who can stoop to the most degraded form of immorality by adhering to the barbaric religious laws and traditions put forth by the Quran.
The annual Blurred Borders Dance Festival, to be held at Saville Theatre at San Diego City College on Friday and Saturday, will showcase performances from Regina Klenjoski of Los Angeles, Ericka Aisa Moore of San Diego's Eveoke Dance Theatre and the Patricia Rincon Dance Collective, also from San Diego.
"We spent 15% of home energy on gadgets in 2009, and we're buying more gadgets all the time," says Peter Fischer of the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory .
One of Leonardo Da Vinci's strangest paintings, "The Adoration of the Magi" was commissioned for the altar of the monastery of San Donato a Scopeto, near Florence, in 1481.
Penn State Greater Allegheny Associate Professor of English Mary Ellen Higgins's book, "Hollywood's Africa after 1994" was recently released.
If rain is pouring and you don't want to get wet, you have a few choices. You can stay inside.