Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs possess tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma.
Fulfilling a promise to the local community, Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla returned to Southeast San Diego Thursday to convey how community feedback has helped shape UC San Diego’s strategic plan. Last year, UC San Diego hosted two Community Town Hall meetings to seek input about strengthening pathways to higher education for underserved students, increasing the campus’s presence in South County, and meeting the community’s economic and workforce needs. The feedback shaped the campus’s first strategic plan, which is nearly complete.
UC San Diego is offering “College Prep For Future Tritons,” a free event on campus for middle and high school students and their families to learn how to plan for, get accepted to and pay for college. Emphasizing that it’s never too early to think about college, the April 5 event offers information about the college prep necessary so that qualified students who want to go to college can, regardless of income or ethnicity.