“During our strategic planning process, we’ve sharpened our mission to be a student-centered, research-oriented, service-oriented public university. Going forward, every decision we make will be based around these eight words.”

Padres Pedal the Cause to Benefit UC San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center

UC San Diego's Moores Cancer Center is one of the primary beneficiaries of Padres Pedal the Cause—an annual fundraising event where participants can ride, spin, walk or run to raise money for local cancer research. Over the past six years, Pedal the Cause has provided $10 million to cancer research in San Diego with more than $5 million benefiting UC San Diego directly.