Scientists may come one step closer to understanding the conditions of the universe moments after its inception, thanks to a future commitment of $20 million made by the Simons Foundation.
There’s a unique place on campus that is bustling with activity—complete with block tower achievements, finger painting masterpieces, bold singing performances and loud shrieks of laughter.
When UC San Diego undergraduate student Enid Partika learned that more than 40 percent of U.S. food waste is thrown into landfills where it releases significant amounts of greenhouse gases, she decided something needed to be done.
The Preuss School UC San Diego has been named the top high school in San Diego County for the third year in a row by U.S. News and World Report in the publication’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” Preuss was also ranked the #7 school in the State of California.
When Indira Hood-Esparza was admitted to The Preuss School UC San Diego in 2004 as a sixth grader, she was so eager to start wearing her school uniform that she would try it on in secret over the summer, making sure it was ready for the fall.
When a young Igor Grant, M.D. and his wife, JoAnn, a nurse, first moved to La Jolla in 1972, the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego was newly established with just 20 faculty members.
Sustainability is a part of UC San Diego’s DNA, dating back to campus founder Roger Revelle’s pioneering efforts related to climate change. In April, the campus acknowledges Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, with a monthlong slate of sustainability-focused activities, including a green labs fair,…
As part of a University of California system-wide initiative, UC San Diego is committed to going zero waste by 2020. That means that at least 90 percent of campus waste will be diverted from landfills or incineration. The campus is already well on its way toward that goal with innovative programs to…
The UC San Diego Sustainability Awards recognizes individuals and groups that have made the campus more sustainable—from managing campus gardens to supporting food recovery for students who need it most.
When describing the ideal work environment, Vince Kellen, UC San Diego’s chief information officer, likes to use a sports illustration. He recounts the time when he sat next to an NHL recruiter at one of his son’s youth hockey games. Kellen asked the recruiter what he was looking for in the ideal…