They learned to compost, plant succulents in recycled water bottles, appreciate the unseen beauty beneath the sea and conserve water. UC San Diego’s Earth Week participants rolled up their sleeves for various events April 19-25 to learn how to live more sustainably, while demonstrating UC San Diego’s commitment to protecting the planet.
Looking out over UC San Diego's new Triton Ballpark, Rick Nowak, '90, one of the school's best pitchers, recalled his days of playing when the baseball field was accessible only by an unpaved road. Nowak returned to campus recently—along with alumni, parents and friends—to celebrate the opening of Triton Ballpark and the Marye Anne Fox Clubhouse.
How do you explain—in just three minutes and to someone outside of your field—why you are researching the brain’s unconscious processing, or what you hope to learn from studying the diet of whales? That’s the challenge that UC San Diego graduate students took up at the second annual Grad SLAM competition.