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Family Comes First in New Latinx/Chicanx College Prep Program

May 27, 2021

…partnership with the Parent Institute for Quality Education engages Latinx/Chicanx parents in helping their scholar apply to college and navigate the transition to the university. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Communications. Photos captured prior to the pandemic. UC San Diego partners with Parent Institute for Quality Education to integrate…

Binational Community Conversations Shape New ‘Mi Universidad’ Program

April 27, 2023

After years of ongoing dialogue with members of the Latinx and Chicanx community, UC San Diego has co-created Mi Universidad (My University), a culturally focused outreach program.

Study Demonstrates Need to Change Scoring System for Heart Disease

January 13, 2014

A study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine shows that one of the most widely used systems for predicting risk of adverse heart events should be re-evaluated. A surprise finding was that coronary artery calcium (CAC) density may be protective against cardiovascular events.…

Breaking the Cycle of Health Inequities

October 6, 2022

Growing up, Rady School of Management alumna Katie Baca-Motes (MBA, ‘09) saw firsthand the devastating impact of limited health care access on her Hispanic father’s side of the family.

Stamp Ceremony to Commemorate Pioneering Spirit of Sally Ride

May 10, 2018

…named for Ride. Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego operates the R/V Sally Ride. In December 2017, the U.S. Postal Service announced that Ride would receive yet another honor. She would be commemorated on a Forever stamp in 2018 along with other icons including rock ‘n’ roll hero…

Ticket to a Brighter Future

June 22, 2016

When Tatiana Jones begins attending Syracuse University this fall, there’s one thing she won’t have to worry about: the cost. That’s because Jones is one of four seniors at The Preuss School UCSD recently awarded the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship, which covers all college costs for undergraduate and graduate education.`

Lactation May Be Linked to Aggressive Cancer in Mexican Women

October 1, 2013

A study led by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and recently published online by Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, indicates that women of Mexican descent may not fit that profile. In fact, results suggest that women of Mexican descent with more children and those who breastfeed…

Chemist Helps Bridge Underrepresented Minority Gap in Science

August 13, 2020

…network of doctoral granting institutions that provide substantial mentoring for these students to successfully complete Ph.D. programs. “It is fantastic that we have been named an ACS Bridge Site, and I’m thrilled for my colleagues who are leading this effort,” said Stacey Brydges, the inaugural Vice Chair of Equity, Diversity,…

Stronger Together: Celebrating our Latinx Campus Community Members

October 6, 2022

The UC San Diego community is invited to join in events across campus in October as part of the celebration of Latinx Heritage Month.

Contreras, Norbash Appointed AVCs for Faculty Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

January 12, 2017

…their extensive knowledge, experience, and expertise to serve the institution in this capacity.”

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