Celebrating African American Culture and History

The Black Storytellers of San Diego shared an oral history of the African American experience in the region and around the country.

Chancellor Khosla met with community members, business leaders, educators, students and local residents in Southeast San Diego to learn more about the rich culture and history of San Diego’s African American community.  While touring the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation and the Elementary Institute of Science, Khosla emphasized the importance of improving UC San Diego’s diversity and strengthening the campus’s connection to the community.  “I want our campus to be a more inclusive and welcoming place where every one of your kids and your neighbors’ kids can imagine themselves belonging and succeeding at UC San Diego.”

Innovative Research Shared at Founders’ Symposium

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 Celebrates Founders’ Day and Investiture of 8th Chancellor

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

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