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  • Seven New Trustees Join the UC San Diego Foundation Board

    Proactive stewards, higher education advocates and expert financial strategists, UC San Diego Foundation trustees play an important role in cultivating community partnerships and garnering resources to support UC San Diego research, teaching and public service initiatives. Trustees govern the Foundation,…

  • 240 Undergraduates to Present at UC San Diego Summer Research Conference August 14

    Undergraduate students conducting faculty-mentored research at a San Diego County institution of higher learning will have the opportunity to present their findings this summer to peers, professors and the general public at the annual Summer Research Conference held at the University of California, San…

  • Golf Tournament Supports Cancer Research in Honor of Brian Schultz Aug 2

    Golfers will gather on the green to honor their friend and fellow avid golfer Brian Schultz, who lost a sudden and brief battle with cancer at the age of 27. The 19th annual Brian Schultz Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, August 2 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn and will feature a golf tournament,…

  • Preuss School Teacher Shannon Baird Awarded Frontiers in Physiology Fellowship

    Shannon Baird, a science teacher at The Preuss School UCSD, has been chosen as one of 14 educators from across the nation to receive a Frontiers in Science Research Teaching Fellowship from the American Physiology Society. The year-long program includes an opportunity to collaborate with local scientists…

  • Seniors from Across Campus Reunite, Reminisce at All Campus Graduation Celebration

    Nearly a thousand graduating seniors from all six colleges gathered on RIMAC Field Friday night for the 7th Annual All Campus Graduation Celebration. The event offered students a time to relax, reunite and reminisce with friends and family while being treated to appetizers from local food vendors and…

  • Record Number of UC San Diego Students to Serve as Teach For America Educators

    As the first in her family to attend a four-year university, Sierra Turner learned that it takes heart and commitment to achieve success. Upon graduating from UC San Diego in 2009, she worked for two years with underserved students at an elementary school in Vista. Burdened by the reality that she had…

  • Staff Members Recognized for Exemplary Service to Campus and Community at Annual Employee Awards

    When Cesar Figueroa, assistant resident dean at Warren College, learned that students at Bayside Elementary lacked basic classroom supplies, he decided to take action. An underserved school located in Imperial Beach, the majority of Bayside students come from low-income families and many qualify for…

  • Adam D. Kamil Gallery Named in Memory of Visual Arts Student

    Intrigued by the stories of others, Adam Kamil had a special way of getting people to share their life on film. Since his passing in 2009, the Kamil family has established the Adam Douglas Kamil (ADK) Media Awards, and this year endowed the program with a $150,000 gift. In memory of Adam and in recognition…

  • UC San Diego Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Raza Resource Centro

    More than 250 campus and community members gathered in Matthews Quad to celebrate the dedication of the Raza Resource Centro (RRC) on April 23. The newest resource center at UC San Diego, it was developed to support the recruitment, retention and success of historically underrepresented students.