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Students Challenged to Look Deeper

June 20, 2019

…America’s alliances, advocated for democracy and human rights, and promoted American trade, business, labor and environmental standards abroad. Ennoble your own lives, inspire others and explode outward the boundaries of what is achievable on this earth. – Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright “I feel particularly privileged to participate…

A Front Row Seat to History

April 7, 2016

…at the Center for Democracy in the Americas, a non-partisan institution promoting U.S. policy toward Cuba based in Washington. “I had studied in Cuba and worked on the issue in Washington for many years,” Laverty said. “Steps taken by the Obama administration made it increasingly easier to arrange academic exchanges,…

UC San Diego’s Class of 2016 to Graduate June 11 and 12

May 26, 2016

More than 8,000 students of the University of California San Diego will graduate during the campus’s commencement weekend June 11 and 12, beginning with the All Campus Commencement featuring keynote speaker Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and founder of the global microfinance movement. The event, at 10 a.m.…

NAFTA at 20

March 13, 2014

…is a signal of democracy,’” Napolitano said at the beginning of the event. “And it is in this spirit that we gather here today.” Napolitano went on to describe an upcoming UC initiative that will strengthen UC’s ties with Mexico through student exchange and research collaboration. “It will be an…

Stuart Collection Welcomes Jessica Berlanga Taylor as New Director

June 23, 2022

…public space is where democracy is created and debated and challenged. We are creating the dialogues that we need to have in order to be able to face the complexity of the times we are living in. The flashing neon work, titled Vices and Virtues, was created in 1988 by…

California Dreaming

April 19, 2018

…critical importance to American democracy. Through research, advocacy, debate and discussion, the center helps ensure that the next generation of leaders is prepared to defend and advance these values. Fiat lux: let there be light The University of California has played a leading role in nearly every chapter of California’s…

$18.5 Million Alumni Gift Lifts UC San Diego’s Computer Science & Engineering into New Era

June 6, 2013

…environmental sustainability, to security, democracy and healthcare. At the same time, cutting-edge computer science and engineering research continues to drive advances in knowledge across these wide-ranging domains and beyond. Computer Science Changing, Surging Ahead This gift comes at a time of tremendous growth in undergraduate enrollments in computer science and…

Meet Your New Student Government Leaders

October 10, 2022

For Sky Yang and Giulia Corno, getting involved with student government seemed like a great way to make a difference. Now, as the presidents of Associated Students and the Graduate & Professional Student Association, respectively, they share what they hope to accomplish this year.

Long-Distance Course Empowers Film Students to Tackle Ethnic, Religious and Sectarian Conflict

February 5, 2016

Looking back at a two-year interactive course linking the Qualcomm Institute and a classroom in Bangladesh, UC San Diego alumnus Robert Hooper (BA ‘69) reports success in teaching young filmmakers to combat violent extremism.

Learning From Our Elders With a Twist (and Shout)

March 22, 2018

…as citizens in a democracy so all elders, and all people across the life course, can flourish?’” Bussell is encouraged by what she sees in the Life Course Scholars. “After two and half years of doing this program, it looks like our future is very bright—we are in very good…

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