After a study abroad trip to Tanzania as an undergraduate, Julie Bergmann knew that she wanted to pursue a career in public health. Now a doctoral candidate in global health at UC San Diego, Bergmann is conducting research in Uganda to assess health care barriers for HIV-exposed infants. Bergmann is part of the inaugural UC San Diego Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program cohort and will present her research at the first annual FISP Symposium on Friday, Nov. 20.
Bob Woodward, an award-winning editor at The Washington Post with 18 books to his credit, will visit UC San Diego on Friday, Dec. 4 to join Alex Butterfield—former Nixon aide and longtime La Jolla resident—in a discussion of The Last of the President’s Men. The book, which is based on Butterfield’s observations and previously undisclosed documents, casts a new light on Nixon’s psyche and the inner workings of the White House at the time.
Fall 2015 marks the close of world-renowned scientist Jonas Salk’s centenary year. To mark the occasion, the UC San Diego Library is presenting “The Legacy of Jonas Salk,” an exhibition of materials from the Jonas Salk Papers, which will be on display in Geisel Library through Jan. 10, 2016.