The University of California San Diego is organizing the 2016 Global Empowerment Summit jointly with the nonprofit Alliance4Empowerment to share best practices, connect, brainstorm and come up with solutions for social impact and innovation.
Comprised of distinguished community members, university administrators and faculty and alumni representatives, the University of California San Diego Foundation Board of Trustees works to connect the university with community partners to obtain resources needed to launch innovative programs. To ensure…
A gift in honor of Holocaust survivor and educator Lou Dunst will establish the Lou Dunst Memorial Endowment at the UC San Diego Library. Thanks to the gift, an annual Lou Dunst Memorial Lecture will be held annual as part of UC San Diego's Holocaust Living History Workshop, which was established to…
The University of California San Diego’s 13th annual Dinner in the Library—set in the iconic Geisel Library building—will take place Friday, Sept. 9, featuring Ari Shapiro, award-winning journalist and co-host of NPR’s popular radio news show, “All Things Considered.”
Robert S. Sullivan was elected Chairman of San Diego-based PCI (Project Concern International) at its annual meeting of the Board of Directors on August 6th. As chair, Sullivan will spearhead the strategic direction of PCI’s efforts working with families and communities in 15 countries to enhance health,…
Pauline Foster, community philanthropist and longtime supporter of the University of California San Diego, died on Saturday, July 30.
Ahead of the Summer Olympic Games in London four years ago, researchers reported that physical inactivity was a global pandemic that required urgent action. With the 2016 Games looming, University of California San Diego School of Medicine investigators report little change in activity levels worldwide.
University of California San Diego friend and supporter, Conrad Prebys died on Sunday, July 24, following a battle with cancer. The San Diego philanthropist and businessman was 82.
University of California San Diego professor Stefan Savage has been appointed to the Irwin and Joan Jacobs Chair in Information and Computer Science held until recently by emeritus professor Ron Graham, both from the Computer Science and Engineering department.
University of California San Diego professor Ravi Ramamoorthi is the inaugural holder of a new endowed faculty chair in the university’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE).