The Class of 2020 has much to celebrate. More than 9,000 Tritons will mark one of life’s biggest milestones by earning a degree from UC San Diego.
They’ve worked hard, made an impact, inspired their communities, and most of all, they’ve demonstrated incredible resilience in challenging times. Help celebrate the class of 2020’s remarkable achievements by reading their stories of hope as these new alumni create better futures.
As a student employee at UC San Diego, I am one of many who have had to adapt to working from home while continuing to serve peers and department teams.
They have launched a pen pal program for seniors to combat loneliness. They are sharing nutritious yet affordable recipes with their fellow students. They are even helping their grandparents with daily errands.
Drawing inspiration from San Diego’s Liberty Public Market and a desire for inclusivity and efficiency, the newly redesigned Canyon Vista Marketplace in Warren College is now a one-stop eatery and marketplace. The new space features a whole food menu—from protein bowls to a garden bar and tea house—and…
The 25th annual UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Awards recognizes those faculty, staff, students, departments and organizations who have made outstanding contributions in support of UC San Diego’s commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity.
Eight UC San Diego faculty members have been named inaugural 2019-2020 Changemaker Faculty Fellows, a program created in partnership between the Teaching + Learning Commons and the Center for Student Involvement, with the support of the Changemaker Steering Committee.
Rebeca Lopez had never traveled to another state. Her first cross-country adventure brought her to Washington D.C., where she and a dozen UC San Diego undergraduates lobbied congressional representatives and senators in support of the DREAM Act, a bill designed to provide a pathway to citizenship for…
“I want to surround myself with like-minded people who are going to challenge me,” explained Eden Markel as she transferred her belongings from her parent’s car to a cart during move-in day. One of UC San Diego’s newest students, she joins over 9,000 first-year and transfer students who arrived…
The Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational brings together over 500 surfers, doctors and cancer survivors at Scripps Pier to catch a few waves, enjoy food and drink and raise money for cancer research.