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.
For the first time in 15 years, UC San Diego structural engineering students hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pacific Southwest Symposium, drawing students from 14 universities to campus for civil and structural engineering challenges.
On Saturday, March 12, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla attended “Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical” at the La Jolla Playhouse. The show features performances and contributions from numerous connections to the UC San Diego campus as well as its larger community.
Not all heroes wear capes—or carry Triton tridents—but UC San Diego u.care ambassador Edward Lee ’85 demonstrated what leaders are made of during last year’s Day of Caring.
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.
The community is invited to join the annual Preuss Promise celebration, which supports the dreams of scholars at The Preuss School UC San Diego, this year happening in-person on April 22 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla.
This April, UC San Diego presents a monthlong celebration in honor of the life and achievements of Mexican American labor leader and civil rights activist César E. Chávez. The campus has in-person and virtual programs that highlight this year’s national theme, "Sustaining Chávez's Legacy.”
Accomplished NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will serve as keynote speaker at UC San Diego’s 2022 All Campus Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 11. The UC San Diego alumna credits her experience at the university with preparing her for a career spent conducting bold research.
For a limited time, guests can see a Pacific Footballfish — a rare deep-sea specimen — on display in Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collections at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.