The Trump administration is expected to set limits on a popular program that allows international students to work in the U.S. after graduation while remaining on their student visas. The restrictions are likely to make economic woes in the U.S. even worse.
Each spring, UC San Diego’s event calendar traditionally fills with various commencement ceremonies designed to honor Triton graduates from all backgrounds.
They’ve worked hard, made an impact, inspired their communities, and most of all, they’ve demonstrated incredible resilience in challenging times. Help celebrate the class of 2020’s remarkable achievements by reading their stories of hope as these new alumni create better futures.
With COVID-19 dictating that online celebrations must take the place of in-person graduation ceremonies across the country, the University of California San Diego will be honoring the strength and resilience of its graduating class with Virtual Commencement 2020 on June 13 at 9 a.m.
When Gary and Jean Shekhter learned about a research alliance that could help San Diegans return to work safely through comprehensive coronavirus screenings, they were inspired to help. San Diego has been good to the couple, who came to the U.S. from the Ukraine.
It’s safe to say when undergraduates Simon Martin and Marcella Torres-Sanchez realized their last quarter as theatre and dance majors was going to be online only, they felt what many of their classmates felt: what about the final, in-person productions?
A new course offering at UC San Diego is providing students with the tools and training to tackle real-world problems facing the ocean environment. Launched in the spring of 2020, Hacking for the Oceans is a solutions-focused class led by marine scientists Eric Terrill and Sophia Merrifield.