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Impact Stories: One Gift Can Change Everything

Philanthropic investment can completely transform the heights students, faculty and researchers can reach. A gift can fulfill aspirations, empower talent and bring immense change to our university and our world. Explore our stories below to see the impact a single gift can create.

The Stuart Collection: A Treasure Hunt for Art Lovers

They are carefully melded to the earth, absorbed into woodlands and sewn into the fabric of existing structures. Meandering the 1,200-acre UC San Diego campus, you will likely stumble upon a treasure—a giant, vibrantly colored


One Year Later: The Campaign for UC San Diego Makes Waves

UC San Diego is in the midst of a major transformation. Walk through campus and you can’t miss the physical changes that are coming to life. Beyond the new buildings, there is an intellectual and


Gift from Alumnus Bill Lee Supports Rising Researchers in Physical Sciences

It was an undergraduate research experience that inspired UC San Diego alumnus Bill Lee, Ph.D. ’82, to go to graduate school and pursue a career in science. Now, he is creating opportunities for the next


Alumnus and Qualcomm Co-Founder Franklin Antonio Gives $30 Million to UC San Diego

University of California San Diego alumnus and Qualcomm co-founder Franklin Antonio is donating $30 million to the university in support of programmatic expansion of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. In recognition of