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Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success

November 9, 2017

…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 at 19 percent enrollment of undergraduate Hispanic students, UC San…

Graeve Selected by HACU as Inaugural Leadership Fellow

August 1, 2019

UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering professor Olivia Graeve has been selected by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities as a fellow in its inaugural Presidential Leadership Academy, designed to increase Hispanic representation in top leadership positions in higher education.

NCI Renews Funding for San Diego Universities, Community Health Centers to Work Together

September 28, 2015

…received a $13 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The five-year grant renews funding for a partnership started in 2008 between San Diego State University and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health.

Rady School of Management at UC San Diego Hosts Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders

July 30, 2015

The Summer Institute is an all-expenses-paid, career-building fellowship for 25, first-year students from historically black colleges and universities and Hispanic-serving institutions across the U.S. The program is in part made possible by the partnership of corporate sponsors.

Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

March 25, 2021

Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution HSI Summit inspires collaborative efforts to support Latinx/Chicanx student success Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Communications. With a full-time undergraduate student population that is currently 20 percent Latinx/Chicanx, the University of California San Diego is well on its way toward becoming a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving…

New UC Alliance Aims to Boost Latinx STEM Teaching Professors

March 31, 2022

…which is an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) with a current Latinx undergraduate enrollment of 20 percent, as well as UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara and UC Santa Cruz, which are Hispanic-serving institutions with at least 25 percent Latinx student population. The new UC HIRE Alliance was launched to boost the…

Engineer Earns Presidential Award for Improving Underrepresented Student Access to STEM Experiences

August 6, 2020

…San Diego and 20 institutions in Mexico. The consortium, launched in June 2017, helps researchers and students work together across the border. Through the consortium, students from high school to graduate school are able to do research and take classes both at UC San Diego and at various Baja California…

In Life and Death, Alzheimer’s Disease Looks Different among Hispanic Patients

January 24, 2019

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that autopsies of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when they were alive — and confirmed by autopsy — indicate many cognitive issues symptomatic of the condition are less noticeable in living Hispanic patients.

Disparities in United States COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

July 28, 2022

Health care facilities in Black metropolitan counties, Hispanic rural counties and hardest-hit counties were less likely to administer COVID-19 vaccines during initial rollout, UC San Diego study finds.

UC San Diego Reaches out to Hispanic and Native American Students at SACNAS Conference

October 24, 2016

Faculty, staff and student representatives of UC San Diego met with hundreds of prospective graduate students at the annual Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) national conference, held Oct. 13-15 in downtown Long Beach. The largest STEM diversity event in the country, the conference offers…

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