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A Nursing Student’s DREAM

May 12, 2022

…because many health care institutions prefer Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. “Through this program, we’ve created a pathway for ADN students to join our institution, while partnering with them through mentorship to address any barriers and optimize each student’s success,” said Lizarraga. Vela’s mentor, Tania Miller, with UC San…

14 New Latinx Studies Faculty to be Hired at UC San Diego

July 21, 2022

…goal to become a Hispanic-Serving Research Institution (HSI), in alignment with the campus’ strategic priorities and longstanding engagement throughout the San Diego - Tijuana transborder region,” said Executive Vice Chancellor Elizabeth H. Simmons, who has pledged to allocate the financial resources for up to 14 full-time faculty members for this…

Inductee to Tijuana Walk of Fame Encourages Girls to Follow Her Path to Career in Engineering

June 19, 2014

…helped start the Graduate Institute for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers to change that. The program’s goal is to educate students about what they need to do to succeed in graduate school and how to apply for faculty positions. “The main obstacle was the lack of mentors,” Graeve said.…

Welcoming California’s Fastest Growing Population

November 29, 2018

…recognized as an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), defined as a public university serving a population of at least 15 to 24 percent full-time Latinx/Chicanx students. When the campus reaches the 25 percent threshold and becomes a qualified HSI, UC San Diego will be eligible to receive federal grants to advance…

Man and Life: How Marriage, Race and Ethnicity and Birthplace Affect Cancer Survival

April 10, 2016

Previous studies have shown that married patients with cancer fare better than unmarried cancer patients, surviving more often and longer. In a new study, published April 11 in the journal Cancer, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that the benefits of being married vary by…

Get to Know Frances Contreras, César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff Speaker

April 4, 2023

To help kick off the start of UC San Diego’s César E. Chávez celebration month, UC Irvine School of Education Dean and Professor Frances Contreras is visiting campus on April 6 to deliver a special keynote address.

Blacks Have Less Access to Cancer Specialists, Treatment

November 19, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say metastatic colorectal cancer patients of African-American descent are less likely to be seen by cancer specialists or receive cancer treatments. This difference in treatment explains a large part of the 15 percent higher mortality experienced by African-American patients…

Active Surveillance Safe for African Americans with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

November 3, 2020

Researchers with UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center say active surveillance is safe for African American men with low-risk prostate cancer.

Take 10 with a Triton: Gerardo Arellano on Community, Caballos and the Countryside

July 18, 2023

From becoming a knowledgeable horseman and his love for the countryside to the impact he hopes to make in his new role as executive director of UC San Diego’s efforts to become a Hispanic-Serving Institution, staff member Gerardo Arellano shares some of his greatest joys.

UC Riverside Joins UC San Diego, UC Irvine in Multidisciplinary Research Institute Calit2

January 18, 2022

The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, or Calit2, is expanding to include a third University of California campus. UC Riverside will join founding members UC San Diego and UC Irvine in the multidisciplinary research institute.

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