The UC San Diego Student Foundation—one of the only student foundations in the country—received a record 505 donations in its first fundraising week of the year
As part of a new membership campaign launched this fall, university faculty are urged to experience the UC San Diego Faculty Club at no cost. The Faculty Club—the hub of the UC San Diego campus—offers a retreat for friends and colleagues to meet over coffee, lunch or Thursday evening happy hours; special events such as theme dinners, celebrations and holiday brunches; and a venue for lectures and meetings.
For University of California, San Diego graduate student Chas Culverwell, the only thing that made his summer internship with the U.S. State Department at the American Institute in Taiwan even more extraordinary was the fact that he was able to take his wife, 2-year-old son and 4-month-old daughter with him.
San Diego’s original chamber music series Camera Lucida returns for its fourth season, offering concerts ranging from lesser-known masterpieces to familiar landmarks of the chamber music repertoire.
The estate of Alice Goldfarb Marquis, Ph.D., an accomplished writer, historian and alumna of the University of California, San Diego, has left $1.1 million to support the UC San Diego Libraries. The gift from the Alice G. Marquis Living Trust, which represents the largest bequest ever to the Libraries, will help to maintain and enhance collections and services of the UC San Diego Libraries, with a portion of the gift specifically designated to augment the existing H. Stuart Hughes UCSD Libraries Endowment for Modern European History. The Libraries will also direct some of the funding from the bequest to establish a new study area open 24 hours, five days a week, in Geisel Library.
The University of California, San Diego will host the 18th annual Bruce Gorder 5K Walk for Melanoma Sept. 24 on the university campus. The event brings the community together to raise funds for melanoma research at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, as well as build awareness for prevention and early detection of the disease.
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