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September 8, 2022
UC San Diego


UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering transfer students.

$5M from NSF to Empower Transfer Students to Earn Engineering Degrees

A $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow UC San Diego to lead a new effort to support low-income transfer students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering. The five-year program, called EMPOWER, will support engineering students at UC San Diego and two nearby community colleges, working to eliminate opportunity gaps through comprehensive cohort-based programming and significant scholarships. Read More »
Vice Chancellor for Research Dr. Corinne Peek-Asa.

Culture of Collaboration Attracted New Vice Chancellor for Research to UC San Diego

Corinne Peek-Asa shares her thoughts on the future of innovation on campus and why UC San Diego's research funding continues to break records each year.
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ew UC San Diego medical students celebrate receiving their white coats.

UC San Diego Welcomes New Cohort of Medical Students at Annual White Coat Ceremony

Members of the School of Medicine Class of 2026 celebrated a first-year rite of passage: receiving the white coat that will be worn throughout their medical school training. Read More »
Dean Boggs, Professor Schuller, Professor Emeritus Sham and Executive Vice Chancellor Simmons hold the plaque commemorating Mayer Hall as a historic landmark.

Honoring a UC San Diego Landmark and Its Lasting Impact on Physics

Ants walking similar to the one used in the study.

The Physics of Walking is Simpler Than We Thought

Ground breaking of Pepper Canyon West.

Pepper Canyon West Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking event on Sept. 6 marked the start of construction of Pepper Canyon West Living and Learning Neighborhood, which will provide more than 1,300 single-occupancy rooms when it opens in the fall of 2024. View Slideshow »


Unrelenting September heat wave grips California and western U.S. »

Washington Post  |  September 4

The most ambitious climate plans are also the most credible »

Bloomberg  |  September 2

Migrants in Tijuana reflect on what brought them on their journey to the U.S. »

NPR  |  September 2

4 women shaping San Diego's art scene »

San Diego Magazine  |  August 29


September 7 – 30, 2022
September 12, 2022
September 20 – October 16, 2022


Fall 2022 Instructional Update »

Call for Applications for Senate Research Grant Awards »

Visitor Parking and EV Charging Updates, 22–23 Academic Year »

In Memoriam: Founding Eleanor Roosevelt College Provost and Professor Emeritus James K. Lyon, Literature »



Women’s Volleyball hosts UC San Diego Invitational »

September 9-10

Men’s Soccer vs. Denver »

September 9 at 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

Women’s Soccer vs. Saint Mary’s »

September 11 at 1 p.m. (ESPN+)
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