Kate McDevitt believes in the power of “taste education.” By teaching kids how to grow, harvest and cook fruits and vegetables, a new appreciation and enjoyment for health and nutrition can be fostered at an early age.
Every February, posters for UC San Diego’s United Way/CHAD Campaign begin to appear in campus elevators, break-rooms, hallways and offices. Invitations to fundraising events and requests to make a pledge to the campaign follow. For some, that’s where their involvement with the campaign ends.
Hot off the campus press are online and print editions of UC San Diego’s Annual Report 2013. Combining current facts and figures with compelling stories of the university community, the yearly publication has become a powerful marketing and promotion tool for many campus sectors. In addition to financial statements covering the entire university and attachments to the UC San Diego Foundation financials for fiscal year 2011-12, the report highlights campus accomplishments and contributions.
A new mobile app launched by the UC San Diego Library during fall quarter has proven to be a real hit with campus smart phone users, especially those who are on the prowl for an open computer in the Library or another study space on campus.
UC San Diego’s mission is to advance knowledge through excellence in education and research at all levels, including postdoctoral scholarship. This goal could not be achieved without the dedication of our faculty, who serve as effective advisors, advocates, role models and colleagues to our next generation of researchers.
Four leading scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been honored with awards that recognize their accomplishments in their respective fields of study.
Transportation Services plays an important role in keeping UC San Diego moving, managing campus shuttles, the MTS Bus Zone program, parking and other alternative transportation options on campus and at the medical centers—all while helping position the university as one of the greenest in the nation.
Rising stars of cinema at the University of California, San Diego will be celebrated at the 5th annual Up and Coming Student Film Festival at 8 p.m., May 17 in The Loft.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has announced a 10-week computational science program to provide a limited number of undergraduate students with paid, hands-on experience using Gordon, the center’s new data-intensive supercomputer.
New housing at UC San Diego has students seeing green. The newly completed Charles David Keeling apartments at Revelle College have been Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certified––a first for any structure on campus, and a first for any residential housing building in the entire University of California system.