Six dynamic faculty members from diverse disciplines showcased their world-changing research happening on the UC San Diego campus at the annual Founders’ Symposium on Nov. 16. Chancellor Khosla addressed the crowd before the talks: “This evening is about the core of UC San Diego—our intellectual brain trust.” For information about the symposium topics, which ranged from economics, education and drug delivery to the transition of print to digital literacy, click here.
Campus and community members marked UC San Diego’s Founders’ Day with a midday celebration in Town Square, which included the investiture of Pradeep K. Khosla as our 8th Chancellor. After the program, attendees enjoyed free food, live music and numerous affinity booths.
“With each passing year and each passing anniversary, UC San Diego continues to evolve. And we do more than change with the times. We initiate the change. We envision the future. And we make it happen.” - From Chancellor Khosla’s investiture speech
As part of UC San Diego’s annual Founders’ Dinner celebration, Chancellor Khosla awarded the Chancellor’s Medal to a select group of individuals for their long-standing contributions and involvement with the campus. The 2012 Chancellor’s Medalists are Bob and Betty Beyster, Julia Brown, Peter and Peggy Preuss, and the late Arthur Brody. The Chancellor’s Medal is one of the highest honors bestowed by UC San Diego to recognize exceptional service in support of the university’s mission.
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