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$21 Million Gift to UC San Diego Honors Unique Efforts to Link Chemical and Nano Engineering More Strongly

May 21, 2024

A $21M gift from Aiiso Yufeng Li (Jeff) and his wife, DongDong Li (Doreen), honors unique efforts at UC San Diego to link chemical and nano engineering more strongly. In recognition of this gift, the department will be named the Aiiso Yufeng Li Family Department of Chemical and Nano Engineering.

Remembering Jim Simons

May 14, 2024

James “Jim” Simons, co-founder of the Simons Foundation, renowned mathematician and quantitative investing leader, died on May 10 in New York City. He was 86. The Simons Foundation has provided more than $142 million to UC San Diego.

Joan Klein Jacobs, Beloved Philanthropist and Community Leader, Has Died

May 7, 2024

Joan Klein Jacobs, a dedicated and visionary philanthropist, civic leader and patron of the arts died on May 6. She was 91.

UC San Diego Researchers Honored as Prebys Research Heroes

May 2, 2024

Stephanie Fraley, Marygorret Obonyo and Daniela Valdez-Jasso have been named Prebys Research Heroes. Grants totaling $1.5 million from the Prebys Foundation will support their research focused on advancing health care and medical discoveries.

Scholarship Recipient Solange Jackson Advocates for Public Health

May 1, 2024

Undergraduate student Solange Jackson, a recipient of the UC San Diego UJIMA Network Black History Month Scholarship, hopes to make a positive impact on health care policies in underrepresented or marginalized communities.

Brian and Nancy Malk Donate to UC San Diego Department of Economics, Naming Malk Hall

April 11, 2024

Brian C. Malk and his wife, Nancy, have pledged a philanthropic gift to support the expansion of the University of California San Diego’s Department of Economics. Brian C. Malk Hall will be named in recognition of the donation.

Symposium on Cardiomyopathy Research and Treatment Slated for May 3

April 9, 2024

The University of California San Diego’s Steven M. Strauss and Lise N. Wilson Center for Cardiomyopathy will host the inaugural Cardiomyopathy Precision Medicine Symposium in La Jolla, Calif., on May 3, 2024.

Disrupting Narratives that Legitimize Long-term Incarceration, from the Inside Out

April 4, 2024

A $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to support the UC Sentencing Project to drive work – inside and outside of prison – that disrupts the narratives that legitimize the racialized and gendered criminalization of people in California’s women's prisons.

UC San Diego Alumni Kick Off ‘First Wave’ of Support for Triton Alumni and Welcome Center

March 21, 2024

The University of California San Diego’s highly anticipated Triton Center will serve as the heart of campus, and its Triton Alumni and Welcome Center will be a central hub for returning alumni. Several UC San Diego alumni leaders have stepped up to support the project, including Taner Halıcıoğlu ’96
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