Nanoengineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Aiiso Yufeng Li (Jeff), and his family have pledged a $2.1M gift to the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The gift will support research, education and student activities in the Department of NanoEngineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering.
From the campus that brought you GoPro (Nick Woodman ‘97) comes the latest in drone videography: Epic Drone Tours. The company, founded by two UC San Diego student-athlete alumni, uses GoPro cameras mounted to small, customized drones to capture immersive, first-person view footage.
Nearly 200 students representing seven University of California campuses recently gathered at UC San Diego for the University of California Programs in Medical Education (PRIME) annual statewide UC PRIME Conference, the first in-person gathering for the group since 2020.
John Evans, professor of sociology, Tata Chancellor’s Chair in Social Sciences and associate dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego, has been elected a fellow of the Hastings Center, which is the honorific society for the field of bioethics.
Blanca Meléndrez and Amina Sheik Mohamed of the UC San Diego Center for Community Health received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for their efforts to address health equity in partnership with underserved, immigrant and refugee communities.
A featured instructor with the UC San Diego Extended Studies Creative Writing program, where he teaches Writer's Art of Interviewing and News and Feature Writing, Will Carless feels a civic obligation to uncover the truth to ensure fairness, accuracy, transparency, and accountability.
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