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For GoPro Founder Nick Woodman, UC San Diego was a Catalyst for Creativity

May 8, 2014

…their commitment to leadership, advocacy, philanthropy and service to UC San Diego. Nick Woodman Surfing since he was a child, when it was time to pick a college “I was all about beachfront,” Woodman says. He entered UC San Diego as a freshman, enrolling in Muir College where he soon…

UC San Diego’s Stellar Students from the Class of 2016

June 16, 2016

…in a world of advocacy and passion for transfer students,” she said. “I made not only many friends, but also a family.” Since spring of last year, Martinez served as president for ACTA. She also served as a resident advisor at the Village in Torrey Pines, UC San Diego’s transfer…

Class Acts: Annual Faculty Excellence Awards Honor Outstanding Scholars

April 21, 2016

…Justice. “Professor Cruz’s passionate advocacy for addressing socio-economic disparities has made the San Diego-Tijuana metroplex a widely recognized model for new ideas about urban planning, economic opportunity, affordable housing and ethnic diversity in underserved areas,” said Jack Greenstein, professor and chair of the Department of Visual Arts. Anya Gallaccio Professor…

Q&A with Marye Anne Fox

June 19, 2012

…helped us with our advocacy work and our efforts to diversify our campus. In fact, years ago, CCAB hosted an Education Summit on campus to talk about how we can improve our yield of underrepresented students. Members have been involved in our early-calling campaign, they attend our student events, they…

UC San Diego’s Stellar Students from the Class of 2016

June 9, 2016

…in Cisco System’s customer advocacy department. For Sahota, graduating and starting a full-time job is the culmination of many years of hard work and perseverance. At age 10, he lost his mother to leukemia. Paying for college and graduate school would prove to be challenging for Sahota, whose father is…

The Class of 2023: Resilient and Ready for the World

May 23, 2023

UC San Diego’s Class of 2023 are diverse, perseverant and passionate about making a difference. They have reached for the stars and left the UC San Diego community better than they found it. Read more about some of our stunning graduates here.

Celebrating 20 Years of Sally Ride Science

February 18, 2021

…along with Sally’s high-profile advocacy of diversity in STEM, helped kickstart the national dialogue about the need to involve girls and students from underrepresented groups in STEM studies and careers.” The Sally Ride Science Academy showed teachers how to incorporate diverse role models into their science lessons. Ride died of…

Rare Science

May 1, 2023

UC San Diego is a hub for rare disease research. Although each rare disease impacts a small number of people, the research findings sometimes apply to more prevalent conditions.

A Commitment to the Principles of Equity and Diversity

April 4, 2019

…the 2018 Graduate Research Advocacy Day, a University of California-led initiative that invites select students to meet with elected officials to share the impacts of their research. His dedication to working with underrepresented students and promoting their retention on campus is unparalleled. Malone serves as teaching assistant for the undergraduate…

Peace of Mind: Mental Health Resources Evolve to Support UC San Diego Students

May 5, 2022

…me to grow my advocacy skills, which helps prepare me for a role in health care policy and administration as well as becoming a physician assistant. I’ve also come to realize that physical health and mental health are closely connected, and both have to be nurtured, otherwise we break down.

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