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  • UC San Diego Announces Historic $312 Million Fundraising Year

    More than $312 million was raised during fiscal year 2017-2018—a record-breaking amount for any San Diego institution of higher education in a single year. The funds go toward the university’s $2 billion goal as part of the Campaign for UC San Diego. Since the campaign was launched in 2012, $1.6…

  • Preuss School Educators to Participate in Smithsonian’s Teacher Innovator Institute

    Science teachers from The Preuss School UC San Diego – Anne Artz, Shaoni Bandyopadhyay and Ted Kim – have been selected to participate in the Teacher Innovator Institute at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

  • UC San Diego Celebrates Commencement with Message of Hope

    It was emotional. It was inspirational. It was moving. The University of California San Diego held its All Campus Commencement today, celebrating the graduation of approximately 7,500 graduates from the university.

  • Out to Change the World

    UC San Diego leaders recently embarked on a “changemaking” mission to Boston, accepting the campus’ official designation as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs. The designation ceremony took place at Babson College as part of the annual Ashoka U…

  • Preuss School at UC San Diego Once Again Ranked Top High School in San Diego

    The Preuss School UCSD has been named the top high school in San Diego County by U.S. News and World Report, which just released its annual list of “Best High Schools.” The school also received a Gold Award designation and was ranked the #6 school in the State of California based on performance on…

  • Preuss School Students Organize “A Call for Change”

    While high school students across the nation held walkouts on April 20 in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, student changemakers at The Preuss School channeled their efforts into a day dedicated to “A Call for Change.” Organizers created a slate of activities to…

  • UC San Diego’s Preuss School Celebrates 20th Year with Fundraising Benefit

    The Preuss School will celebrate this milestone year at its annual benefit, the Preuss Promise, on April 20. The event will celebrate 20 years of academic achievement and excellence, in addition to raising funds for the school to continue to make an impact on future generations of students.

  • Campus Welcomes Soda and Swine, Enlists Next Wave Commercial to Attract Additional Innovative Retail

    The University of California San Diego is renowned for its prime location, perched atop the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean. Now, as the campus undergoes an exciting transformation with the addition of new student housing and the creation of new living and learning campus neighborhoods, UC San Diego is working…

  • Yishi Jin Named to Junior Seau Endowed Faculty Chair in Traumatic Brain Injury

    The inaugural chair holder of the Junior Seau Foundation Endowed Chair in Traumatic Brain Injury at the University of California San Diego is Yishi Jin, Professor and Chair of the Section of Neurobiology in the Division of Biological Sciences. Jin’s research focuses on molecular genetic mechanisms…