The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego is the lead institution on a National Science Foundation planning grant for a Science Gateway Institute that would offer a complete range of services aimed at connecting numerous individual groups developing domain-specific, user-friendly, Web-based portals and tools that enable scientific research.
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.
Tips on finding and keeping great jobs plus personal enrichment will be offered at a free “Continuing Education and Career Showcase” Sept. 18 at UC San Diego Extension’s University City Center.
Just what constitutes a hot job for a college grad? For the fourth straight year, a research team at UC San Diego Extension examined that question.
Though many people may imagine that UC San Diego looks empty during the summer session, the university actually bustles with alternative activity. In addition to the two summer sessions for UC students, a multitude of summer camps and programs take over campus. This includes programs for pre-college students that aim to educate young minds and direct them to a future at a four-year university such as UC San Diego.
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla proclaimed his love for the ocean at a Scripps Institution Oceanography welcome reception, which was part of the Making Connections plan to introduce the new leader to the campus and community. There was just one caveat: as a non-swimmer, Khosla said, “I love looking at the water, just not being in it.”
Our new Chancellor made the rounds with physicians and administrators at the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest on Aug. 6. Pradeep K. Khosla said it was important for him to visit the hospital because of our commitment to the Hillcrest community and the clinical programs offered there.
After a busy first day meeting with faculty, students, alumni and community members, new Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla received a warm welcome at the first signature event in the Making Connections plan to introduce him to the campus and community.
Jerome and Miriam Katzin have endowed a $4 million fellowship fund to support UC San Diego graduate students. UC San Diego’s more than 5,000 graduate students raise the caliber of the university’s work by advancing groundbreaking discoveries, driving innovation, and generating new knowledge and leadership that will make a difference locally, nationally and around the globe. The Katzins hope that their gift will also inspire others to support graduate education at UC San Diego.
New Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla recently went on a behind-the-scenes tour to see what makes UC San Diego one of the nation’s greenest universities. The tour was part of the Making Connections plan to introduce the Chancellor to the campus and community. It was designed to show Khosla how “we lead” in energy conservation and sustainability initiatives.