Middle and high school students of Native American descent are getting a glimpse of college life, as part of program hosted at the University of California, San Diego. Participating youth, who arrived on campus on July 20, are living in the campus’s student housing until August 2 and are taking part in activities centered around leadership, academics, adventure, wellness and culture.
The Qualcomm Institute at the University of California, San Diego has given the green light to 35 new projects that are part of the institute’s Calit2 Strategic Research Opportunities (CSRO) program. Each one-year seed grant is worth up to $50,000 in support for researchers in areas of critical interest to the research mission of the institute—and the university.
“Much of my research lies at the interface of computer graphics and computer vision,” says Ravi Ramamoorthi, the senior faculty hire this year for the Computer Science and Engineering department at the University of California, San Diego. “I have published and been active in both of these communities, so I have tried to build bridges between them.”