Former University of California President and UC San Diego Chancellor Richard C. Atkinson and his wife, Rita, have contributed $150,000 to the UC San Diego Black Alumni Scholarship Fund at The San Diego Foundation (TSDF).
Researchers with UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center say active surveillance is safe for African American men with low-risk prostate cancer.
The Black Studies Project at UC San Diego, which will receive $500,000 a year for five years, provides faculty and students opportunities to examine, study and contribute to topics that have taken center stage nationally and internationally.
With the largest proportion of applicants to the UC System now students of color, it is critical that UC San Diego recruit more diverse faculty to better reflect the statewide population and to foster an inclusive campus climate.
UC San Diego will have a new program in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies starting in fall, a long-awaited move that many students, faculty, staff and alumni have been eager to see.
Women in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are taking bold steps toward increased balance and fairness on campus.
UC San Diego paved PATHS to success for under-resourced and underrepresented minority (URM) students in STEM more than a year ago. Now, it has built a bridge, thanks to support from a National Science Foundation grant administered through the American Chemical Society.
As the national conversation about systemic racism and its inhumane consequences continues, the National Conflict Resolution Center has coordinated “A Path Forward” in an effort to continue the discussion.
UC San Diego ranks second among higher education institutions in Forbes’ third annual ranking of the best employers for women. The campus is listed 46th overall among 300 companies across the country selected for their culture, diversity, development opportunities and flexibility.
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla is calling all Tritons to join him in taking one action a day, for 21 days, to further our awareness, compassion and understanding of the detrimental effects of structural racism in America. The Chancellor’s 21-Day Anti-Racism Challenge launches on Aug. 7.