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‘We are all entrepreneurs, go getters and problem solvers,’ said founder of global microfinance movement to thousands at All Campus Commencement

Muhammad Yunus inspired a crowd of thousands at the revival of the All Campus Commencement on Saturday, June 11. The Nobel Laureate and founder of the global microfinance movement told graduates they each have the creative capacity to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. He urged them to be entrepreneurs and to think about creating businesses that center around serving humanity, rather than generating personal profits. Read More » View Slideshow »

Raul Carranza

Graduating Student with Muscular Dystrophy Shows Incredible Strength to Achieve his Dreams

Raul Carranza, who is graduating with a degree in political science from UC San Diego, is not your typical student. The Chula Vista native, who will soon apply to law school and plans to run for public office someday, is passionate about American politics, cares about social justice, studies hard and has a wry sense of humor—but that is not all that sets him apart. Read More »

Outstanding Grads Part 2

UC San Diego’s Stellar Students from the Class of 2016

The second installment of this year’s list of outstanding grads

From advocating for underrepresented students to conducting innovative research and enhancing student life, these UC San Diego students made their mark on campus. Read the second installment of this year’s list of outstanding graduates. Read More »

CASE Awards

UC San Diego Receives Four International CASE Awards

More than 3,350 stories, magazines, design portfolios and other demonstrations of outstanding work were considered by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for this year’s Circle of Excellence Awards. UC San Diego was honored with four awards for creatively and effectively engaging internal and external audiences through print and digital publications. Read More »

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