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News Archive - Apr 12,2018

  • Growing Green Leaders

    They bravely led the way to a new environmental consciousness that awakened communities around the world to the importance of protecting our planet. Naturalist John Muir, activist Dolores Huerta and climate scientist Charles David Keeling all turned their passion for the planet into action—which is…

  • UC San Diego Alumni Presents 40 Under 40 Awards

    Onscreen, Milana Vayntrub plays an unconventional superhero. As Squirrel Girl in Marvel’s “New Warriors” television series (anticipated to debut this year) she eats nuts, kicks butts and possesses all the powers of a squirrel, which she uses to save the world from villains including Doctor Doom…

  • Give and Make

    On January 8, 1968, the Evening Tribune reported that, “the field of human organ transplantation will arrive in San Diego with the opening of a transplant unit at County University Hospital.” Within a month, the community hospital, operated by UC San Diego, performed the region’s first kidney transplant…

  • New Majors to Help Students Tackle Big Issues

    The University of California San Diego has added four new majors engaged with real-world concerns to address topics ranging from tackling climate change to sustainable development. Business Psychology, Data Science, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, and Real Estate and Development were established as…