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Funding Future Stewards of Our Land and Oceans

March 5, 2015

…wife Allison leads Price Philanthropies, a private family foundation. Because of their passion for changing the way education is delivered to students living in underserved areas, Robert and Allison Price, through Price Philanthropies, have donated $6 million to UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The gift…

Future Center at UC San Diego Health to be Named in Honor of Barbara Parker, MD

September 21, 2022

In 2025, the UC San Diego Health – Hillcrest Medical Campus will be home to a new center named in honor of beloved physician and breast cancer expert, Barbara Parker, MD, thanks to a $10 million gift from Price Philanthropies and the Price family.

Banking on Science to Support UC San Diego’s Newest Researchers

January 23, 2014

…develop a culture of philanthropy: Just as we teach students as early as orientation how to be engaged alumni, we’re supporting faculty members and teaching them from the start about the role philanthropy can play in their careers. And that will pay dividends for years to come.” Today, the Office…

UC San Diego Raises $177.5 Million to Break Campus Fundraising Record

September 24, 2015

…must increasingly rely on philanthropy to support academic excellence Today, the University of California, San Diego celebrates its latest breakthrough—a record-breaking year of private support for the campus. UC San Diego raised 20 percent more during fiscal year 2014-15 compared to the previous year, with over 43,000 gifts and grants…

UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences

October 6, 2015

The journal Nature ranked UC San Diego first in the United States and fourth worldwide in earth and environmental research in a new survey that rated institutions based on their total contribution to studies published in major science journals.

Students Give Back in Record Numbers

October 25, 2012

…promote a culture of philanthropy on campus by teaching students how to invest, fundraise and manage an endowment—all to support student scholarships. Last year, the Student Foundation was able to award 19 scholarships to UC San Diego students thanks to donations to “Give. Invest. Gain.” and the Senior Class Gift.…

‘Doctor of Philanthropy’ Gives $1 Million Gift toward Blood Cancer Research

June 18, 2020

…the pandemic. ‘Doctor of Philanthropy’ Gives $1 Million Gift toward Blood Cancer Research ‘Doctor Bob’ and ‘Doctor Ball’ converse warmly in a way that only friends who have overcome life-changing obstacles can. It was three and a half years ago when Robert J. Shillman, Ph.D.—known as “Dr. Bob”—began experiencing strange…

Patricia Shiley Continues Family Legacy with $2 Million Gift to Shiley Eye Institute

November 8, 2018

…the family legacy of philanthropy with a gift of more than $2 million to support the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego. Shiley’s donation will support several areas of impact at the Shiley Eye Institute. Her gift will establish the Patricia Shiley Low Vision Clinic, which helps those with…

Book Recognizes San Diego’s Philanthropic Women Who are Changing the World

November 1, 2019

It is clear from the title artwork of “She Who Inspires” that the face of philanthropy is changing. Debuted Oct. 25 by the University of California San Diego Office of Gift Planning, the new book recognizes over 115 female philanthropists throughout the San Diego region.

UC San Diego Participates in National #GivingTuesday for Second Year

November 21, 2013

Black Friday and Cyber Monday now have a philanthropic counterpart: #GivingTuesday. The national day of giving—currently in its second year—is slated for Dec. 3. UC San Diego is once again participating as an official partner of #GivingTuesday, which encourages charitable giving and celebrates the spirit of philanthropy.

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