Despite our country’s economic struggles and the COVID-19 pandemic, donors gave generously to the UC San Diego in fiscal year 2019-2020. Philanthropic gifts and grants to fund a range of initiatives resulted in a record-breaking year for the Campaign for UC San Diego: $344.4 million was raised.
In spring 2020, students across the U.S. faced a strange new world: most headed back home, and courses moved online due to the evolving COVID-19 public health crisis. Higher education is embracing virtual learning in what could become the norm in a post-pandemic future—leading to the question: Does…
We are pleased to announce the UC San Diego 2020 Integrity Champions, organized by the Research Ethics Program and the Academic Integrity Office in collaboration with the Executive Vice Chancellor's Office.
Longtime University of California San Diego supporter Buzz Woolley has pledged $1.6 million over the next three years to fund an innovative new initiative that will significantly expand the region’s engineering and technical workforce.
The Hellman Fellows Program and the University of California announced today (June 23) a plan to permanently support the Hellman Fellows Program on all 10 campuses in the UC system.
When Gary and Jean Shekhter learned about a research alliance that could help San Diegans return to work safely through comprehensive coronavirus screenings, they were inspired to help. San Diego has been good to the couple, who came to the U.S. from the Ukraine.
Dr. Cheryl Anderson, professor and interim chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health in the School of Medicine at the University of California San Diego, has been named founding dean of The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science.
This week, nearly half a million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) are expected to arrive from China thanks to a donation by Joe and Clara Tsai. Much of the donated equipment, which will provide assistance in combating the COVID-19 pandemic in the state of California, will be shipped to the…
San Diego-based The Conrad Prebys Foundation today awarded a $350,000 challenge grant to support the University of California San Diego in its COVID-19 efforts. The purpose of the foundation’s match opportunity is to raise funds specifically for frontline health care in the region.
As anxiety and tension become daily emotions in the midst of dire news reports and a mandate to stay-at-home, La Jolla resident Dene Oliver said he is “…feeling sad, and yet hopeful and optimistic at the same time.” His hope and optimism are focused on the University of California San Diego, one…