On Friday, June 10, a special celebration was held to honor the achievements of the Class of 2020—the graduates who completed their degree as the COVID-19 pandemic began to sweep across the globe. More than 1,250 members of the class returned to UC San Diego to participate in the event.
Jessica Meir had dreamed for decades about what it would be like to sail among the stars. And when she got her chance in 2019, the experience surpassed all of her expectations. This weekend, the UC San Diego alumna will return to the university to share her journey to space as a NASA astronaut.
On June 11-12, more than 8,000 graduates will be honored in a series of commencement ceremonies for each undergraduate college, the Graduate Division, Rady School of Management and School of Global Policy and Strategy.
As Lucas Anthony Lima prepares to deliver a message of congratulations to his 7,000 peers as Commencement student speaker, he draws inspiration from the lessons he has instilled in his little brother. The most important of these is believing in yourself, especially when the road gets rocky.
The panelists for the 2022 Women in Leadership conversation hosted by Sally Ride Science at UC San Diegorepresent vastly varied fields, from social justice to space exploration to computer animation.
From performances by renowned local musicians and a Family Arts Open House, to a conversation with Los Angeles Times columnist and award-winning author Jean Guerrero, UC San Diego Park & Market—the university’s long-planned presence in downtown San Diego—opened to the community with a bang last…
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."
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.