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News Archive - Jade Griffin

  • Making Dreams a Reality

    The first day of college could feel a little daunting, but at a welcome reception for the UC San Diego Chancellor’s Associates Scholars, the mood was pure joy and celebration—complete with selfies with Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla.

  • Audrey Geisel Donates $3 Million to Renovate UC San Diego’s Iconic Geisel Library

    San Diego philanthropist, literacy advocate, and longtime supporter of the University of California, San Diego, Audrey Geisel, has donated $3 million toward the renovation of the university’s iconic flagship building, Geisel Library. The gift kicks off a major initiative to transform and revitalize…

  • A Cord of Confidence

    Each spring, UC San Diego hosts a series of receptions to welcome a special group of incoming students—Chancellor’s Associates Scholars. Most of these students are the first in their families to embark upon a university education. Many come from underserved areas of San Diego and Imperial counties.…

  • UC San Diego Launches Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology

    Fostering increased collaboration and innovation between Japan and San Diego, the University of California, San Diego has established the Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology (JFIT). The new program, which will be housed in UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy (formerly School of…

  • Global Shift

    UC San Diego today announced that its globally recognized School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) will be renamed to become the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS), effective July 1. The new name reflects the increasingly broadened scope of the school’s research…

  • Triton Ballpark is a Home Run

    Looking out over the newly created Triton Ballpark, Rick Nowak, recalled his days of playing when the campus’s baseball field was accessible only by an unpaved road.

  • Lytle Scholarship Concert Honors ‘Harlem Hellfighters’ April 19

    A group of valiant African American World War I soldiers—often referred to as the “Harlem Hellfighters”—brought with them to Europe one of America’s most enduring exports: jazz. The 19th Annual Lytle Scholarship Concert at UC San Diego will take a trip through time and pay homage to those brave…

  • Against the Odds

    UC San Diego recently hosted a special group of prospective students on campus: former foster youth who are currently attending local community colleges. The daylong program for prospective transfer students was designed to introduce them to the campus and highlight resources made available to them—from…

  • Preeminent Physicist Edward Witten to Speak at UC San Diego March 18

    Edward Witten, Ph.D., regarded by many as the world’s greatest living physicist, will speak at the University of California, San Diego on March 18 at 3:30 p.m., as part of the annual Kyoto Prize Symposium. To register for the free talk, which is open to the public, please visit: