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Alumni & Friends

A Worldwide Triton Network

From the arts and humanities to science and engineering, UC San Diego graduate students work at the edge of what’s possible. Discoveries that start here go on to shape new technologies, public policy and creative works that benefit California, the nation and the global community. These accomplishments are only possible with support from our many alumni and friends.

Alumni Accolades

UC Startup Finalists

Congratulations to alumni Dr. Alma Zhanaidarova (Fixing CO2) and John Beane (MemComputing) for becoming finalists in the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge.

Meet the Finalists

Social Impact Winners

Two UCSD startups won the Social Impact Prize in the: Brilliant Biome (Sierra Simpson, CEO and Greg Peters, CTO) and Curies (Karen Yang and Kevin Wang, Co-founders).

Watch The Presentations

Meet Our Graduate Alumni

UC San Diego graduate alumni establish successful careers within exciting fields and are equipped with the skills and confidence to impact their communities and make a difference.

Division of Arts & Humanities Division of Biological Sciences Jacobs School of Engineering School of Medicine School of Global Policy & Strategy Division of Physical Sciences Rady School of Management Scripps Institution of Oceanography Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Division of Social Sciences


Support Graduate Education

Our campus is home to incredibly talented faculty and graduate students — top scholars who lead labs and teach in classrooms while solving society’s most pressing problems. We are grateful to many generous donors who choose to support graduate education at UC San Diego and we invite you to join us.

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