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UC San Diego Unveils New Black Legacy Mural

February 19, 2015

…a result of student advocacy for more visual representation of underrepresented students at UC San Diego—both current and prospective. “The new Black Legacy Mural helps to promote a sense of belonging and validates the black community’s presence and contributions to UC San Diego, the nation and the world,” said Stacia…

Students Seek to Ban Plastic Water Bottles from Campus

April 27, 2017

…are doing that is at Powershift, a conference for advocacy in social justice. During this year’s event, Mnatsakanian directed Student Sustainability Collective leaders from campuses around the country about bypassing initiatives and aiming straight for policy changes.

Taking a Stand: Tools to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault

October 9, 2014

…the establishment of confidential advocacy centers, similar to SARC, on each UC campus. Other recommendations for all campuses included establishing response teams, which UC San Diego has in place; creating system-wide standards for investigation and adjudication; and writing a comprehensive training and education plan by fall 2015. A second report,…

Patient Advocates and Big Pharma Fund Nation’s First Angioedema Treatment Center

February 5, 2015

…(HAEA), a nonprofit patient advocacy organization, along with four pharmaceutical companies—Shire Human Genetics Therapies Inc., ViroPharma Incorporated (which merged with Shire), Dyax Corp. and CSL Bering—pledged a total of $4.6 million to help make the US HAEA Angioedema Center at UC San Diego Health System a reality. A number of…

UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Mark Pioneering Prevention and Support Efforts

April 2, 2018

Established in 1988 by a group of dedicated staff and grassroots activists, the University of California San Diego’s CARE at the Sexual Assault Resource Center has been a standard-bearer of survivor support services and prevention education for campus sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. As the campus recognizes Sexual Assault…

Nontradition Breaks Through 2018 CASE Regional Awards

February 15, 2018

…will, active involvement and advocacy of our community, alumni and donors to advance our mission to make the world a better place. To help the campus engage with these stakeholders, the university employs a staff of creative, dedicated professionals in Alumni, Advancement and University Communications and Public Affairs. This team…

Biocom Names UC San Diego ‘Community Partner of the Year’

November 14, 2016

Biocom, the San Diego-based advocate for California’s life-science sector, has announced that the University of California San Diego has been named its “Community Partner of the Year” and will receive that recognition at the organization’s Annual Dinner on Nov. 17 at the La Jolla Hyatt Aventine.

UC President Napolitano Affirms Support, Protection for Sexual Violence Survivors

September 8, 2017

Changes to the Title IX policy recently announced signal that the Trump administration aims to undo six years’ worth of federal enforcement designed to strengthen sexual violence protections on college campuses. This is extremely troubling.

How to Talk About Climate Change So People Will Act

May 4, 2016

What can you do about climate change? The better question might be: What can we? University of California San Diego researchers show in a new study that framing the issue collectively is significantly more effective than emphasis on personal responsibility.

County Partners with UC San Diego on Plan to Reach Zero Emissions by 2035

January 29, 2021

The County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to direct County staff to work in partnership with the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) on a regional zero-carbon sustainability plan.

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