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Theoretical Physicist Olga Dudko Named American Physical Society Fellow

October 21, 2022

Olga Dudko, professor of Physics at the University of California San Diego, has been named an American Physical Society (APS) Fellow. The fellowship is a distinct honor — each year, no more than 0.5% of APS’s membership is recognized by their peers for election to the status of fellow.

UC Long-term Stability Plan for Tuition and Financial Aid

November 6, 2014

On Nov. 6, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced a Long-term Stability Plan for Tuition and Financial Aid that she will present to the Board of Regents on November 19. The plan – the first of its kind at the university – is a new five-year roadmap for low,…

Alumni Awards to Honor Exceptional Tritons

May 23, 2019

…collaborative partnerships, policy change, advocacy, and innovative, evidence-based solutions. Changemakers Joseph E. Edelman ’78 Matching resources and expertise to underserved needs Founder and CEO of life science-focused hedge fund Perceptive Advisors. Making a difference by matching health resources to critical need, Edelman’s generosity has impacted students at UC San Diego…

UC San Diego Student Selected for National Public Service Scholarship

May 16, 2024

Junior John Paculdo Koenigshofer is one of 20 students selected from 700 applicants across the nation to become a Key into Public Service Scholar by The Phi Beta Kappa Society, a national academic honor society that advocates for the value of a liberal arts and sciences education.

Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success

November 9, 2017

…higher education. HACU leads advocacy efforts to gain funding and support for federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI). To become an HSI, a university must have a minimum of 25 percent total undergraduate enrollment of Hispanic students as well as an infrastructure that supports academic excellence and student success. Currently…

Graduate Students Applauded for Exceptional Integrity

April 27, 2023

Two graduate students were recently recognized at the 13th Annual Integrity Awards on April 19. The awards honor Tritons who have demonstrated a firm commitment to academic, research and professional integrity during the last 12 months.

San Diego Events Map Future of Brain Research and Remedies

September 8, 2015

…research. First, on Sept. 12, is an education and advocacy forum for the public bringing together those affected by Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, stroke, epilepsy, autism, mental illness or depression. Then on Sept. 19 a research symposium will connect local “neurotechnology” innovators to one another and to the…

UC San Diego Health Named Center of Excellence for Polycystic Kidney Disease

December 13, 2022

UC San Diego Health has been named a Center of Excellence for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) by the PKD Foundation – the leading advocacy group dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for PKD. UC San Diego Health is one of just 28 institutions nationwide to receive this designation.

Alumni Champion UC San Diego’s Nontradition

March 22, 2018

…Their generosity, leadership and advocacy is bringing an excitement and energy to the Campaign that’s catching on. “As alumni, we need to shout our accomplishments from the rooftops because people don’t know how good we are,” said alumnus Ken Kroner, who is chairing the Campaign’s International Leadership Committee. “When we…

UCSD Alumni Calls for Nominations for Outstanding Alumni

October 17, 2013

…Recognized for their leadership, advocacy, philanthropy and service to UC San Diego, the 2013 honorees included: Kurt Campbell, Muir ’80, Outstanding Alumnus Former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Leo Spiegel, Revelle ’83, Distinguished Leadership A managing partner at Mission…

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