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News Archive - Judy Piercey

  • UC San Diego Names Pierre Ouillet Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer

    Pierre Ouillet has been appointed UC San Diego’s first Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, serving as the senior executive officer for all of the campus’s financial resources. A member of the Chancellor’s executive cabinet, Ouillet will join UC San Diego in November 2014. His selection…

  • UC San Diego’s Black Resource Center Offers New Student Transition Activities

    New UC San Diego students participated in inaugural first-year transition activities offered Sept. 27 through the Black Resource Center’s Success Institute. The one-day program, offered at no expense, is designed to foster a strong sense of community for students, connecting first-year and transfer…

  • Benefunder to Launch New Funding Channel for Higher Education Research

    Benefunder, a San Diego-based philanthropic research funding platform for higher education institutions, and the University of California, San Diego, recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to embark on a two-year pilot program.…

  • Remembering UC San Diego Friends Miriam and Jerome Katzin

    Leadership, faculty and staff at the University of California, San Diego are mourning the recent loss of two generous friends to the campus: philanthropists Miriam and Jerome Katzin. Married for more than 75 years, Miriam died on June 2; Jerome’s death followed less than two weeks later on June 14.

  • For GoPro Founder Nick Woodman, UC San Diego was a Catalyst for Creativity

    In 2010, entrepreneur Nick Woodman’s family business—GoPro—exploded into worldwide success. “You wake up one morning,” he remembers, “and the company you started with your college friends is the fastest growing digital capture company in the world.”

  • Faculty and Staff Alert: New Design for Student Triton ID Cards

    The Campus Card Office is alerting faculty and staff to be aware that beginning in fall 2014, incoming students will be carrying a redesigned Student Triton ID Card.

  • Janet Mock, Transgender Advocate, to Speak at UC San Diego

    The University of California, San Diego will host Janet Mock, a transgender advocate, writer and New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More on Thursday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Price Center Theatre on campus.

  • $6.5M Gift Establishes Laboratory at UC San Diego for Regenerative Ophthalmology

    A $6.5 million gift from a grateful patient will create the Richard C. Atkinson Laboratory for Regenerative Ophthalmology in the department of ophthalmology at the UC San Diego Shiley Eye Center. The new lab will investigate cell replacement therapies, tissue engineering and other biomedical advances…

  • Campus Center Helps Students Land Internships and Jobs

    For many college students, graduation is just a few months away—bringing with it the reality of an uncertain job market. Fortunately, UC San Diego double mathematics and economics major Charlie Xu is looking forward to commencement in June and starting a great job, thanks to help from the Career Services…