Treasured traditions that mark the beginning of a new school year were renewed this September, and so was the sense of excitement among students as they arrived on campus for the start of fall quarter.
UC San Diego is experiencing a significant and exciting transformation, with multiple projects underway to make the campus a premier destination for students, patients and community members.
The university’s newest Tritons kicked off the start of their collegiate journey at the 2021 New Student Convocation with words of wisdom and inspiration from esteemed campus leaders and faculty.
In three Science papers, UC San Diego and UC San Francisco researchers mapped out how hundreds of gene mutations involved in cancer affect the discrete groups of proteins that are the ultimate actors behind the disease. The work points the way to identifying new precision treatments.
In 1980, Michele Pease-Downey’s dream was to qualify for the U.S. Olympic swimming team. At 60, her dream was to continue walking. The lifelong swimmer needed a cane and, by 2018, the occasional wheelchair, due to increasing pain in her legs. She also experienced an odd and troubling sensation.