University of California San Diego alumnus David Goeddel, ’72, and his wife Alena, have donated $7.5 million to drive leading-edge research, discovery and training in the UC San Diego School of Biological Sciences, which includes support for the newly named Goeddel Family Technology Sandbox.
The Kavli Foundation has given $5 million to UC San Diego for the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, matching the gifts of generous donors including Joan and Irwin Jacobs; William and Marisa Rastetter; Sandra Timmons ’81 and Rick Sandstrom ’72, Ph.D.
A UC San Diego medical student has won a prestigious fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Lawrence T. Wang, an MD-PhD candidate, was named among the 2022 recipients of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and will receive up to $90,000 in funding.
UC San Diego’s Indigenous Futures Institute received a $400,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to support work in educational, scientific and environmental co-design with Indigenous peoples.
Pradeep K. Khosla, chancellor of the University of California San Diego, was honored recently by the Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Foundation for his partnership and support of the arts in San Diego Unified School District.
Charitable giving increased in counties that experienced COVID-19-related deaths, reveals a new study from the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management published in Nature’s Scientific Reports.
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