In 1968, Darrell Fanestil, MD, founded what has become the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension at UC San Diego Health. Fanestil and his wife, Dorthy Ann, have given $2 million establish a chair in the field, which will be held by Joachim H. Ix, MD.
UC San Diego has received a $15M cryptocurrency gift, directed by Vitalik Buterin, to establish the Meta-Institute for Airborne Disease in a Changing Climate.
UC San Diego recently held its 24th annual Hearts & Scholars event, bringing together scholarship recipients with the donors who have helped make their educations a reality.
Nine undergraduate computer science and engineering students at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego have been selected as inaugural recipients of the ServiceNow scholarship. ServiceNow Scholars are computer science students with outstanding academic merit.
Farhat Beg, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC San Diego and a renowned high energy density science expert, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Shao-Chi and Lily Lin Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Engineering Science.
Recognizing exceptional support to the campus, UC San Diego announced Karen and Jeff Silberman; the Step Family; and Sandra Timmons ’81 and Richard Sandstrom ’72, PhD ’79, as recipients of the 2022 Chancellor’s Medal. T. Denny Sanford is being recognized with the second-ever Lifetime Legacy Award.
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