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Grant-Funded UC San Diego Talent Foundry Open to Community Members

May 1, 2024

By facilitating partnerships, strengthening the network of support, and providing access to financial resources, the Talent Foundry aims to diversify and fortify San Diego’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, particularly in tech, biotech, blue tech and life science.

Psychedelic Revolution

November 2, 2023

Psychedelic research has taken place at UC San Diego since the 1970s. But today, thanks to an interdisciplinary team from departments all across campus, that research has expanded to include human clinical trials exploring a range of treatments including chronic pain and mental health.

Power to the Poet

November 2, 2023

For Jason Magabo Perez, UC San Diego alumnus and 2023-24 poet laureate for the city of San Diego, poetry and activism are one and the same. Today, he draws on stories from his past and the strength of his family to build community and empower San Diego's youth.

Psychedelic Supplemental

November 2, 2023

Psychedelic researchers are exploring psychedelics at all levels, from the cellular to the clinical, and in a range of fields and departments, from neuroscience and pain medicine to psychology and psychiatry.

Model Citizen

November 2, 2023

Sculptor Manuelita Brown MA '76 is the artist behind the iconic "Triton" and "Sojourner Truth" sculptures on campus. But her relationship with San Diego goes far beyond that. Over the past 50 years, she's been a student, faculty wife, parent of an alumnus, staff member and board member.

All About That Bass

May 24, 2023

Nathan East is a prolific, Grammy-nominated session bassist who has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry. But first, he was a student at UC San Diego.

Comforts of Home

April 7, 2023

Em Beihold ’20 is a Triton fencing champion turned pop star with chart-topping hits and talk-show appearances. What does her UC San Diego hoodie have to do with it?

For the Love of Family

April 3, 2023

Sydney Brown ‘22 suffered the devastating loss of her mother during her junior year, but still managed to achieve major accomplishments on and off the basketball court, including a nomination for 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year.

Seeing Ryland

March 31, 2023

For Hillary Whittington '04, facilitating her young son Ryland's gender transition also changed her in ways she could never have imagined.
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