Former University of California San Diego Chancellor and UC President Emeritus Richard Atkinson and Rita Atkinson have committed to give nearly $7 million via a charitable trust to establish and endow the Richard C. and Rita L. Atkinson UC San Diego Physician Assistant Education Program.
Inspired by a commitment to ‘paying it forward,’ the Ong Family has made a gift of $2 million to support the educational needs and priorities of UC San Diego’s School of Medicine.
The Gerry and Jeannie Ranglas Chair in Ancient Greek History chair holder has been awarded a visiting fellowship to Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies and is also receiving a Getty Scholars’ Grant to conduct research at the Getty Villa.
The Hellman Fellows Program and the University of California announced today (June 23) a plan to permanently support the Hellman Fellows Program on all 10 campuses in the UC system.
A $1 million gift from the John and Mary Tu Foundation is helping to increase the number of people tested for COVID-19, as well as develop new ways to track and treat the virus.
In continuing their family’s philanthropic legacy, Annie and John So—the children of two loyal and long-time supporters of UC San Diego and its School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS)—have recently made a generous gift to UC San Diego to recognize and honor their parents Marion and Kwan So.
San Diego-based The Conrad Prebys Foundation today awarded a $350,000 challenge grant to support the University of California San Diego in its COVID-19 efforts. The purpose of the foundation’s match opportunity is to raise funds specifically for frontline health care in the region.
UC San Diego announced a gift from Nissi and Ajit Varki, both professors at the university. The gift has been designated for the Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) to support a broad range of activities, including scholarly studies of the origins of humankind.
The University of California San Diego has announced a gift of more than $1.3 million from the Koret Foundation to support research collaborations focused on marine archaeology between UC San Diego’s Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA) and the University of Haifa.
The Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation has awarded a total of $225,000 to 30 graduate students at the University of California San Diego for the 2019-20 academic year.