WATCH VIDEOS: Wide-ranging conversation on Women in Leadership marks release of Sally Ride stamp

WATCH: To mark the dedication of a Sally Ride Forever stamp by the U.S. Postal Service May 23, Sally Ride Science and UC San Diego hosted a lively discussion on Women in Leadership. Panelists were Billie Jean King, tennis legend and human rights activist; Ellen Ochoa, first Hispanic woman in space and former director of […]

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Watch video: U.S. Postal Service dedicates Forever stamp honoring Sally Ride

U.S. Postal Service celebrates Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation. #SallyRideForever #AstronautStamps Posted by US Postal Service on Wednesday, May 23, 2018   The U.S. Postal Service dedicated its Forever stamp honoring Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, in a ceremony […]

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Junior Academy students explore the medium where science and art collide, using the technology of circuits to create art in the form of music, paintings and photographs in “Introduction to Circuits using Makey-Makey.” Kevin Andrew Falk/Sally Ride Science

Summer Guide for Kids: Summertime STEM programs inspire goals, nurture minds

By Allison Keltner, The San Diego Union-Tribune May 13, 2018 Think summer is for sleeping in, watching TV and hanging out at the pool or beach? Maybe spending a week at camp playing Capture the Flag and doing arts and crafts? Not anymore — more and more summer programs are designed to prepare students for STEM […]

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Stamp Ceremony to Commemorate Pioneering Spirit of Sally Ride

By Laura Margoni, This Week @ UC San Diego May 10, 2018  Sally Ride made history and captured the nation’s imagination when, blasting off aboard Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, she became the first American woman–and at age 32, the youngest American–to go into space. Now, the U.S. Postal Service will honor the legacy of this pioneering astronaut, […]

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Slime time! FOX 5 San Diego previews Sally Ride Science summer academy

  FOX 5 San Diego offered a preview of the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, which is now registering students for hands-on summer classes, including dozens of innovative and exciting new offerings. The segment with correspondent Shally Zomorodi features Dr. Debi Kilb, a seismologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography who is the science outreach director […]

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New Video from UCTV’s STEAM Channel: What Is Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego?

https://www.uctv.tv/steam/search-details.aspx?showID=32458 The STEAM Channel Date: 3/5/2018; 14 minutes Founded by the late Sally Ride and others to inspire young girls to pursue careers in STEM, Sally Ride Science is now housed at UC San Diego, offering opportunities for middle and high school students to embrace science in fun settings. Featured here is the Sally Ride […]

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Science of Harry Potter

Instructor Sharon Jones visits News 8 to preview free “Science of Harry Potter” STEAM workshops

WATCH VIDEO: Sharon Jones previews experiments from the free “Science of Harry Potter” workshops she teaches through the Library NExT program. http://www.thecwsandiego.com/story/37462297/harry-potter-the-science-behind-the-sorcery See all the Library NExT STEAM workshops here: https://sallyridescience.ucsd.edu/next/ SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – Love Harry Potter? How about learning the science behind the books. The free library NExT workshop lets middle school […]

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NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Orbits Back to Scripps for Campus Visit

Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Scripps alumna delivered keynote address at Blue Tech Week, engaged in roundtable discussion with students, and participated in Facebook Live Q&A during visit By Brittany Hook, thisweek@ucsandiego Nov. 16, 2017 Jessica Meir is one of a few scientists and UC San Diego alumni who also hold the prestigious […]

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UCSD Women Rising

Women Rising: Women scientists at UC San Diego have overtaken men as leaders of the campus’s biggest research grants

Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications By Kim McDonald, thisweek@ucsandiego Nov. 9, 2017 For Elizabeth Villa, 2017 was a banner year. Earlier this year, the biophysicist and assistant professor of molecular biology received her first of four years of research funding from the Pew Charitable Trusts following her selection last fall as a Pew scholar. […]

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