When the class of 1980 graduated from the University of California, San Diego, there were just four of the six colleges established and the iconic Sun God statue had not yet been installed.
Advances in tattoo sensors for health monitoring, on-chip optical networking, low-cost cancer diagnostics, video games designed to teach computer programming, new materials for protecting soldiers from blasts, and energy-efficient high-wire robots. These are just a few of the 200+ projects from Jacobs School of Engineering graduate students that will be on display at Research Expo on April 18 at the University of California, San Diego.
Four distinguished alumni and supporters of the University of California, San Diego will be honored at the university’s annual Alumni Celebration June 8.
The University of California, San Diego, is one of the nation’s “best value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiled UC San Diego in its book, “The Best Value Colleges: 2013 Edition.”
he University of California, San Diego takes the No. 4 spot among large California schools on Peace Corps’ 2013 Top Colleges list, ranking No. 13 nationally. The annual list recognizes the highest volunteer-producing colleges and universities for small, medium, large and graduate institutions. There are currently 70 undergraduate alumni from UC San Diego serving overseas in the Peace Corps.
One of the biggest video game tournaments on the West Coast, the University of California, San Diego’s Winter Game Fest, is expected to have more games, attendees and prizes this year than ever before. The eight annual festival will take place from 1 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 18 and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Jan. 19-20 in the Price Center Ballrooms East and West. The event is free and open to the public.
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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine recently ranked the University of California, San Diego the 10th best value public university in the nation for the second consecutive year based on cost and financial aid, average student debt, competitiveness, graduation rates and academic support.
A recent college salary report by PayScale.com ranked the University of California, San Diego the fourth best public university for its return on investment for alumni who are California residents.
Sheldon C. Engelhorn will serve on the University of California Board of Regents effective July 1, 2013. A selection committee consisting of leadership from UCSD Alumni Board of Directors and the UC San Diego Foundation Board chose Engelhorn, a San Diego-based entrepreneur, university leader and philanthropist.