News Release

New Jacobs School App Delivers News, Events, Right to Your Smart Phone

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San Diego, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 --Do you want to reconnect with former classmates? Would you like to find out about events for alumni in your area? How about updates on the latest research at the Jacobs School of Engineering? Now you can do all this, and more, on your smart phone with the Jacobs School app.

The app, developed by alumnus John van Zandt, brings all of the information about the Jacobs School together in one place. It gives access the school’s news blog, events calendar, YouTube channel and Facebook page, as well as to the online version of PULSE magazine.

The app also features stories about individual alumni. In addition, its giving feature allows alumni to find programs they would like to support. Alumni also can search for former classmates by year, profession and location, among other features. Finally, the app also includes information about the UC San Diego campus.  

Van Zandt also developed similar apps for the campus as a whole and for the Stuart Collection. 

Find them in the iTunes app store, or the Android marketplace by searching for “UCSD Jacobs.” Get them today. They're free!


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Media Contacts

Daniel Kane
Jacobs School of Engineering

Ioana Patringenaru
Jacobs School of Engineering