One of the top 10 public universities in the nation for over a decade.Featured in: U.S. News & World Report
Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month at Triton Leaders Conference
UC San Diego invites you to join in a university-wide celebration of Black History Month throughout February. The annual theme for 2024 is “Black Culture through Artistic Expression,” showcasing opportunities to watch live performances, learn about campus artists—and even groove to the beats of Afro-Caribbean drums as part of an interactive workshop.VISIT EVENT CALENDAR
UC San Diego Center for Community Health Leadership Honored for Health Equity WorkBlanca Meléndrez and Amina Sheik Mohamed of the UC San Diego Center for Community Health received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for their efforts to address health equity in partnership with underserved, immigrant and refugee communities.
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Among the top public universities in the nation.Featured in: Forbes
In research spending by total R&D expenditures.Featured in: National Science Foundation
Among all institutions across the globe of highly cited researchers. We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, empowering students to think creatively across.Featured in: Clarivate
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Shooting for the Stars
In a series of successful launches, most recently aboard the Axiom 3, researchers affiliated with the UC San Diego Sanford Stem Cell Institute have sent various types of stem cells to space aboard the International Space Station, where the unique microgravity environment offers an unparalleled view into the molecular mechanisms of cancer and aging.
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