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UC San Diego Reinstates Undergraduate Housing Guarantee Suspended During the Pandemic

August 25, 2022

Eight years ago, UC San Diego set into motion ambitious plans to expand on-campus housing as part of a strategy to enhance the student experience and increase access to a UC education by offering student housing at below market rates.

Your Voice Matters in the Staff@Work Survey

August 18, 2022

The annual Staff@Work™ Survey launched this week and ends Sept. 16. From its start more than two decades ago to today, the goal of the anonymous survey is to give every staff member the opportunity to voice their opinions about working at the university.

Take 10 With a Triton: From the Circus to Construction, Kathy Whelan Makes Connections

July 21, 2022

As project specialist for the Theatre District Living and Learning Neighborhood, Whelan manages a wide variety of tasks. This includes coordinating site tours for university leadership and also for students who would like to know more about the project.

UC San Diego Receives $100 Million in State Funding for New Student Housing

July 7, 2022

UC San Diego has received $100 million in state funding for the Pepper Canyon West Living and Learning Neighborhood, which will provide more than 1,300 single-occupancy rooms to transfer and upper-division undergraduate students when it opens in the fall of 2024.

UC San Diego Announces Inaugural Artists Performing at the Epstein Family Amphitheater

July 7, 2022

UC San Diego will celebrate the opening of the Epstein Family Amphitheater in October with an inaugural lineup of thrilling performances at the new 2,650-seat, open-air venue on the UC San Diego Blue Line.

Celebrating 10 Years of UC San Diego’s Physical, Cultural and Intellectual Transformation

June 9, 2022

UC San Diego is experiencing a significant and exciting transformation. Multiple projects are underway across the region to enhance UC San Diego’s presence as a premier destination for students, employees, health personnel, patients and community members.

Celebrate a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly, Cost-Saving Commute

May 12, 2022

Ask Jeff Grantham what his favorite day of the week is and he’ll tell you it’s the day he bikes to his job as senior director of marketing for University Communications. “It gets your heart rate up, gets you going in the morning,” he said.

Take 10 With a Triton: Chris Johnson, a Model of Campus Sustainability

April 28, 2022

A Q&A with Chris Johnson, a Landscape Sustainability Worker at UC San Diego. Johnson’s career has evolved to follow his passion for sustainable practices. He’s been involved in everything from helping with the student gardens, hosting regular campus tree tours as well as growing and planting trees.

UC San Diego Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report during Earth Month

April 7, 2022

Fittingly, UC San Diego has published its first-annual sustainability report during Earth Month, providing an update on the progress the campus made in 2020-21 towards sustainability goals across ten key areas.

Student Community Service Officers Promote Campus Safety

March 31, 2022

Student Community Service Officers have supported safety on our campus for more than 40 years. To learn more about what it’s like to work as a CSO, we spoke to Dianna Lopez, a third-year student majoring in psychology who has been working as a CSO for nearly one year.

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