The Junior Seau Foundation has pledged $250,000 to support brain injury research and education at the University of California San Diego.
UC San Diego admitted a record 30,273 freshmen and 9,802 transfer
students this fall. Historically underrepresented students are up
46 percent among freshmen and 30 percent among transfers.
Research inside the new Biological and Physical Sciences Building will focus on brain activity mapping, advanced energy and drug discovery innovation.
U.S. News and World Report has named UC San Diego the 15th best university in the world, up four spots compared to last year, in the third annual global rankings.
UC San Diego welcomed its most diverse incoming class with additional resources that support diversity, inclusivity and student success.
Undergraduates voted in favor of moving UC San Diego’s athletic program to NCAA Division I.
The University of California is first in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2015.