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  • UC San Diego Named Nation’s No. 1 Surf-Friendly School by Surfer Magazine

    Surfer Magazine has ranked the University of California, San Diego as the No. 1 college in the country revered by many surfers for high academic standards, illustrious alumni, and nearness to quality surf. With a nationally-ranked surf team, UC San Diego has consistently been named a top school for surfing,…

  • A Record 116,452 Freshman and Transfer Students Apply to UC San Diego for Fall 2018

    The University of California San Diego has yet again received a record number of applications with 97,670 freshman and 18,782 transfers applying for fall 2018 admission. Applications to the campus have been steadily climbing for more than a decade, as its reputation has grown as one of the world’s…

  • Irwin Jacobs, Founding Muir College Faculty Member and Qualcomm Co-founder, Shares Stories of Succes

    When Irwin Jacobs left Massachusetts Institute of Technology to take a job UC San Diego, the professor of computer science and engineering knew there was something distinctive about the university.

  • UC San Diego to Honor World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with Memorial Quilt Display

    The University of California San Diego will recognize World AIDS Day on Friday, Dec. 1 to draw attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS has on the San Diego community, the nation and the globe. In honor of the international event, which was established in 1988, the campus will sponsor a number of free activities…

  • UC San Diego Named Nation’s 10th Best Public College for LGBTQ Students

    The University of California San Diego has been named the nation’s 10th best public university for LGBTQ students, according to BestColleges.com. The new rankings measure academic institutions that create environments and policies which meet the needs of students with a wide range of gender and sexual…

  • Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week at UC San Diego Empowers Students to Help Needy

    As soon as Stephany Gonzalez enrolled at UC San Diego, she decided to volunteer at the campus’s food pantry. Her service was a thank you to her parents, who had to deal with food insecurity before emigrating from Guatemala to the United States, where they raised Stephany and her sister and encouraged…

  • UC San Diego’s Celebration of Native American Heritage Month Underway

    On Nov. 2, UC San Diego kicked off Native American Heritage Month, an annual campus celebration honoring the history, culture and achievements of Native American peoples and tribes. From art exhibits and documentary screenings to a lecture by U.S. Gold medal Olympian Billy Mills, this year’s events…

  • Campus to Celebrate Inaugural Veterans Week Nov. 6 to 9

    UC San Diego is launching its inaugural Veterans Week Nov. 6 to 9 to express gratitude towards men and women in the armed forces for their sacrifices and service to our country. The weeklong activities for the XXX campus veterans and military-affiliated students will include the annual Veterans Recognition…

  • U.S. News and World Report Names UC San Diego the Globe’s 16th Best University

    The University of California San Diego has been named the globe’s 16th best university by U.S. News and World Report. The campus was also recognized as the nation’s 5th best public university in the fourth annual rankings, which measure factors such as research, global and regional reputation; international…