The University of California San Diego received thousands of outstanding applications and has admitted 40,616 first-year and 12,330 transfer undergraduate students for the fall 2021 quarter.
Thousands of graduates and their guests streamed into RIMAC Field and Triton Track this past weekend to celebrate Commencement. The long-anticipated event was a chance for students to reconnect with classmates outside the virtual world and revel in the joy of achieving their dream during a time of great…
Among 108 seniors at The Preuss School UC San Diego, 96% were accepted to at least one four-year college or university, while a record 52 were accepted to UC San Diego. The entire cohort will be the first in their family to graduate from college.
As UC San Diego’s Class of 2021 Commencement Student Speaker, Francesca Hart is here to say the words that everyone wants to hear: you are special, you are loved and you are on the path to greatness. Her address will be shared with nearly 8,000 of her graduating peers.
Commencement is a special day. Draped in a gown and sash, graduates revel in their accomplishments and excitedly look to the future as they cross the stage and turn their tassel. And UC San Diego’s Class of 2021 has every reason to be proud.
UC San Diego will honor the journeys of more than 8,000 graduating students. Each of their stories begins differently—from an international childhood spanning over a dozen countries to discovering a love of learning within an isolated jail cell—but their paths all converged at UC San Diego.
Family ties are central to success and wellbeing in Latinx/Chicanx culture. It is the “familismo,” or connection to family, that lends strength and purpose to each new generation. For many students, significant decisions such as where to attend college are discussed and decided upon as a family.
Yeabsira Atnafu has lived with epilepsy for most of her life. A undergraduate student at UC San Diego, Atnafu is studying cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, so that she can reframe conversations about neurological diseases. As a PATHS Scholar, she was awarded a four-year scholarship.
In the summer of 2020, Tyler Barbero had the chance to study how residents near the Salton Sea in east San Diego are impacted by large-scale dust storms. A recent graduate in oceanic and atmospheric sciences, Barbero’s research was made possible through the Philip and Elizabeth…
There have been too many dark clouds hovering over the past year during the global pandemic. To inspire a renewed sense of fun and excitement, Associated Students Concerts and Events (ASCE) has organized Sunny Days, a six-day virtual festival featuring musical performances.