Press Clips from 2017

June 9, 2017


UC San Diego Partners With 13 Mexican Universities And High Schools

UC San Diego is partnering with 13 universities and high schools in Baja California to boost competitiveness in cross-border industries like aerospace and biomedical devices and make it easier for students to learn on both sides of the border. The CaliBaja Education Consortium will include collaboration on scientific research and education. Faculty will work together to design curriculum so American and Mexican students can get credit for taking classes on either side of the border. Full Story

June 8, 2017

The San Diego Union Tribune

UCSD and Baja California schools to launch science education consortium

A science education initiative that pairs students and faculty from San Diego and Baja California is scheduled for a launch Friday at UC San Diego. The CaliBaja Education Consortium "will allow researchers and students to work together across borders," according to a statement. The program will be housed on the UC San Diego campus at the Jacobs School of Engineering. It will involve UC San Diego and 13 educational institutions in Baja California, both public and private. "Building this connectivity on both sides of the border can promote economic development for the entire region," Full Story