You can’t catch a cold from a friend online. But can you catch a mood? It would seem so, according to new research from UC San Diego that analyzes more than a billion anonymized status updates among more than 100 million Facebook users. Positive posts were found to be much more contagious than negative ones.
Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs possess tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma.
Fulfilling a promise to the local community, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla returned to Southeast San Diego Thursday to convey how community feedback has helped shape UC San Diego’s strategic plan. Last year, UC San Diego hosted two Community Town Hall meetings to seek input about strengthening pathways to higher education for underserved students, increasing the campus’s presence in South County, and meeting the community’s economic and workforce needs. The feedback shaped the campus’s first strategic plan, which is nearly complete.