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2024 News Releases

UC San Diego Jacobs School Of Engineering Rises In Latest U.S. News And World Report Rankings Of Best Engineering Schools

UC San Diego Jacobs School Of Engineering Rises In Latest U.S. News And World Report Rankings Of Best Engineering Schools

June 18, 2024

The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering has ranked the #11 best in the nation in the influential U.S. News & World Report Rankings of Best Engineering Schools. This #11 ranking is up from #12 last year. Full Story


Mentorship Programs are Key to Student Involvement, Success in STEM

Mentorship Programs are Key to Student Involvement, Success in STEM

May 7, 2024

Engineering and computer science undergraduate students who take part in mentorship programs are more involved in campus communities than those who don’t, according to a study at the IDEA Engineering Student Center at the Jacobs School of Engineering.  Full Story


Hands-on Electrical Engineering Curriculum at UC San Diego Earns Innovative Program Award

Hands-on Electrical Engineering Curriculum at UC San Diego Earns Innovative Program Award

May 2, 2024

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UC San Diego was recognized for its pioneering hands-on lab curriculum by the leading association for electrical and computer engineering educators in North America. Full Story


Acting Student and Bioengineering Alumna Awarded Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Acting Student and Bioengineering Alumna Awarded Soros Fellowship for New Americans

April 17, 2024

Riyam Al Msari, an undergraduate bioengineering alumna from Iraq, is one of 30 recipients of the 2024 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. The merit-based program for immigrants and children of immigrants awards up to $90,000 to support each fellow’s graduate studies.  Full Story


Electrical Engineering Transfer Student Awarded Fellowship for Women in Aerospace

Electrical Engineering Transfer Student Awarded Fellowship for Women in Aerospace

February 29, 2024

UC San Diego electrical engineering student Grecia Paola Siono Gutierrez has been named a 2024 Brooke Owens Fellow, which recognizes exceptional undergraduate women and gender minorities in aerospace. Siono Gutierrez is the sixth recipient from the Jacobs School of Engineering in the eight-year history of the fellowship.  Full Story