Black Friday and Cyber Monday now have a philanthropic counterpart: #GivingTuesday. The national day of giving—currently in its second year—is slated for Dec. 3. UC San Diego is once again participating as an official partner of #GivingTuesday, which encourages charitable giving and celebrates the spirit of philanthropy.
The University of California, San Diego has received three significant gifts and grants totaling $2.1 million to support research on domestic and foreign policy, as well as security in China and Northeast Asia.
The University of California, San Diego has been ranked as the top university in the nation for the fourth consecutive year by Washington Monthly. The magazine’s annual “College Rankings” considers how universities are “acting on behalf of the true public interest,” measuring institutions based on three criteria: social mobility, research and civic engagement.
Faustina Solís—an educator and pioneer in public health and the second provost of the University of California, San Diego’s Thurgood Marshall College—died on August 4 in San Diego, Ca., at age 90.
The University of California, San Diego’s 10th annual Dinner in the Library will take place Sept. 12 in the university’s iconic Geisel Library building.
The annual Brian Schultz Memorial Golf Classic will take place Saturday, August 10 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, with proceeds benefiting cancer research at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. The event will feature a golf tournament, banquet and entertainment—all to support the quest to conquer cancer.
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) recently announced the University of California, San Diego as a winner of the 2013 Bike to Work Corporate Challenge. The university was honored in the “Mega Employer” category, as part of the regional competition organized by iCommute, SANDAG’s Transportation Demand Management Program. The challenge was held during May 2013 to recognize National Bike Month.