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News Archive - May 30,2019

  • In a Nation Divided, Civility is Essential

    San Diego community leader Elaine Galinson is committed to civil discourse, social justice and the importance of an excellent education. “It has always been a part of my being. It was a part of my upbringing, my parents, part of my Jewish religious background. And it just seems to have been in my heart…

  • Public Health is the Next Big Thing at UC San Diego

    According to the American Public Health Association, public health is prevention, education and wellness combined together to make our shared environment a happy and healthy one. The University of California San Diego is taking a big step in researching and understanding public health with a focus on…

  • What’s In a Name?

    Amber Martinez wants to lead the way for others to live authentically. A freshman at UC San Diego, her vision is to become a high school science teacher as well as serve as a role model for other transgender youth who are questioning their gender identity or expression.

  • When the World Comes to Life

    Johnny Bear Contreras can recall with perfect clarity the moment the world came to life for him. He was working high atop the mountains in the ski town of Mammoth Lakes. For weeks, the sky had been heavy with clouds, gray and unyielding.

  • It Takes a Network

    To raise a child with a fair shot at college, it takes more than a village—it takes a network. UC San Diego’s Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence, or CREATE, has taken that notion seriously since its inception, harnessing the power of social ties long before…