UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center will host the 7th annual Survivor Beach on Sunday, June 2. The event, which has become a La Jolla tradition, will feature a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) competition, beach festival with food trucks and more.
The University of California, San Diego will present an evening with Robert E. Price on May 6 at 4 p.m., including a talk and book-signing by the international businessman, philanthropist and author of the book, “Sol Price: Retail Revolutionary and Social Innovator.” The event is free and open to the public.
Three legendary San Diego venture capitalists will discuss past lessons learned and thoughts about the future of local commercial biotech ventures during the first in a series of planned “conversations” Nov. 7 in Calit2’s Atkinson Hall at UC San Diego. The event is being billed as the first of its kind in San Diego.
The von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and Technology Advancement at the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has awarded four new graduate von Liebig fellowships to pursue the commercialization of research that will increase energy efficiency and the growth of renewable energy sources.
MBA students from the Rady School of Management won the Operations Simulation Competition (OpsSimCom) sponsored by the MIT Sloan School of Management Operations Club and Amazon.
Solidifying UC San Diego’s role as a research powerhouse with an entrepreneurial culture and collaborative environment, the Triton Greenovation Network (TGN) Challenge concluded its inaugural competition after announcing that students from the Rady School placed first and third in its competition to find the most commercially viable projects with a positive environmental impact.
The UC San Diego Rady School of Management today announced that Professor Ayelet Gneezy is the recipient of this year’s Robert B. Cialdini Award for excellence in a published field study.
More than two billion people around the world do not have access to emergency and essential surgical care. The results are devastating, leading to more than 500,000 maternal deaths and more than 5 million fatalities associated with everyday injuries such as road traffic accidents and burns. This lack of surgical care is arguably a top killer around the world but mostly ignored by organizations that can affect positive change.
The "Internet of everything" has arrived, and according to a panel of prominent experts who assembled at the University of California, San Diego earlier this month for the 2011 Marconi Society Symposium, surfboards, dog collars and even tube socks will one day cross the digital divide and make for an increasingly Internet-enabled world.