A recent college salary report by PayScale.com ranked the University of California, San Diego the fourth best public university for its return on investment for alumni who are California residents.
Awards & Accolades
A $50,000 research prize to promote active health has been awarded to James Sallis, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Sallis is a noted academic who is on a mission to use research to promote health, fitness, and active lifestyles.
Dr. Mana Parast, an assistant professor of pathology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has been awarded a $3 million grant to continue her research into new therapies for preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication that often results in additional neonatal complications.
The Charles David Keeling apartments on the campus of the University of California, San Diego have won the 2012 President’s Award by the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Jordan Haug, a Ph. D. candidate in Anthropology, has been named the 1st prize winner of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest, a competition sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA), the Fellowship of American Bibliographic Societies (FABS), and the Center for the Book and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress.
The University of California, San Diego placed first in SANDAG’s 2012 iCommute Rideshare Corporate Challenge, which encouraged employees at local companies and organizations to use alternative, sustainable commute choices—including carpool, vanpool, transit, biking, walking, teleworking or compressed workweek—during the month of October.
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