A UC San Diego medical student has won a prestigious fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Lawrence T. Wang, an MD-PhD candidate, was named among the 2022 recipients of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and will receive up to $90,000 in funding.
This spring, more than 100 undergraduate students will have the opportunity to apply to be part of a new statewide program designed to help address some of California’s most urgent challenges. UC San Diego was selected as an inaugural partner of #CaliforniansForAll College Corps.
Poet Jericho Brown will be visiting campus to read from his winning work “The Tradition” and take part in a moderated Q&A session. The event is hosted by the Humanities Program in celebration of the inaugural year of One Book Revelle, which unites readers and builds community around a single title.
Five remarkable people are being celebrated by the Life Course Scholars Program at UC San Diego with “Wise Elder Changemaker” awards for their "significant impact on people, land, communities and movements for change across our region."
UC San Diego’s Indigenous Futures Institute received a $400,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to support work in educational, scientific and environmental co-design with Indigenous peoples.
Efforts to uncover sexual harassment and work to ensure the integrity of remote learning were recognized at UC San Diego’s 12th annual Integrity Awards.
There were no strangers at the Black Family Get Together; everyone who walked through the door of the Black Resource Center on April 1 formed instant connections. Smiles and lively conversation drew in the guests—UC San Diego’s newly admitted first year Black students and their families.
On March 30, the 21st annual Kyoto Prize Symposium acknowledged this year’s distinguished Kyoto Prize laureates and scholars in an innovative hybrid gala, a mix of in-person and virtual presentations live-streamed for free as part of a week of festivities.
Asian and Hispanic communities experience significantly more air pollution from economic activity compared to predominantly white neighborhoods across the state of California, according to new research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.
In order to get the future we want, we must take an active hand in designing it. Californians are creating many opportunities to shape the state’s future, including Governor Gavin Newsom’s statewide Future of Work Commission, responses to sweeping social changes brought about by COVID-19.