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Chancellor Shares Strategic Plan Outcomes at Town Hall

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 1st, 2014 .
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UC San Diego is embarking on an era of transformation – one that will improve our campus and increase our societal impact – thanks to the collective creation of our first-ever Strategic Plan. That was the message Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla shared at the April 24 Town Hall at the Faculty Club.

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Welcoming the ‘Leaders of the Future’

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 1st, 2014 .
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Nashaya Ross remembers walking home from Lincoln High School, thrilled that she had gotten into her top college choice: UC San Diego. But her excitement soon turned to anxiety. “I started thinking, ‘How am I going to pay for college?’ ” said Ross. “I had never felt so stressed. I had the grades and the knowledge, but there’s nothing you can do about money. I felt so powerless.”

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UC San Diego Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Raza Resource Centro

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 1st, 2014 .
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More than 250 campus and community members gathered in Matthews Quad to celebrate the dedication of the Raza Resource Centro (RRC) on April 23. The newest resource center at UC San Diego, it was developed to suppor…

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TEDxUCSD Presents “The Power of One, the Power of Many” at UC San Diego May 10

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 24th, 2014 .
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New York Times bestselling author and physicist David Brin, angel investor and Red Cross instructor Kai Chang and Miss California 2013 Crystal Lee are among the speakers selected to present at the 2014 TEDxUCSD. Now in its second year, the on-campus event will bring together 15 leading thinkers and doers from across multiple fields—many of whom are affiliated with UC San Diego—to engage the campus community with “ideas worth spreading.”

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The Preuss School UCSD Ranked Best High School in San Diego County by U.S. News & World Report

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 23rd, 2014 .
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The Preuss School UCSD—a charter middle and high school for motivated, low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college—has been ranked the best high school in San Diego County by U.S. News & World Report, which recently released its annual list of “Best High Schools.” Located on the campus of the University of California, San Diego, the school is also ranked the 5th best high school in California, the 10th best charter school in the country and 42nd overall in the nation.

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The Happiness of Cities: Do Happy People Take Happy Images?

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 21st, 2014 .
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A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego and The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY) is one of only six groups to win one of Twitter’s inaugural #DataGrants. To do so, they beat out more than 1,300 rival proposals from around the world.

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UC San Diego’s Earth Week Underscores Campus Commitment to Sustainable Solutions

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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UC San Diego will join people around the world in celebrating Earth Week from April 21 to 25. The theme for the week of events, “Connecting the Drops,” helps illustrate the campus’s water-saving strategies and the need for individuals to conserve water as California faces a severe drought.

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Campus Community Invited to Register Now for Triton 5K

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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Join Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and members of the UC San Diego community on a 3.1-mile scenic course through campus. While supporting student scholarships, participants will pass the King Triton statue, the icon…

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Unified Campus Sets Strong Direction for UC San Diego’s Future

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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The UC San Diego community has set a new course for the university through the development of our first-ever Strategic Plan, which outlines five ambitious goals that will improve the student, staff and faculty expe…

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Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UC San Diego Library

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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A rich digital archive documenting the UFW Farmworkers’ Movement in Central California from 1962 to 1993 has been acquired by the University of California, San Diego Library. The archive, which was developed by LeRoy Chatfield, includes a wide variety of information on the activities, accomplishments, challenges, and work of Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers who participated in the farmworker movement.

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