Changing Realities
The Reality Changers program literally saves lives. Christopher Yanov, ERC '99, founded the organization to give inner-city youth the resources to become first-generation college students.
The Gift of Scholarship
Scholarships are often the lifelines that keep students in school. We profile six stellar scholarship students who are grateful for the opportunity to complete their UC San Diego degrees.
Three-Dimensional Career
Charlotte Huggins, Warren, '80, is one of the most experienced producers of 3-D movies, from Journey to the Center of the Earth to her current project, a 3-D documentary with the legendary heavy metal band Metallica.
Comic Community
How do you turn a short pitch into a popular cult comedy show? Heather Petrigala, Muir '00, was one of the producers who took Community to NBC.

Currents at a glance

Reel ArtPower
ArtPower! Film is amping up its efforts to foster the burgeoning talent of UC San Diego’s student filmmakers.
Honey, I shrunk the Computer
With a beam of infrared light, physicists at UC San Diego have sent waves of electrons across a gossamer web of carbon atoms.
Books
The Copernican Question is 700 pages long and printed in a double-column format so as to fit more words on each page...
Athletic News
The UC San Diego Softball team, led by Coach Patti Gercken, came tantalizingly close to snatching...

Online Exclusives

Secret Cookie Service
Agent Snickerdoodle carries a briefcase full of cookies based on his mother's secret recipe.
UCSD Tunnels
Stuck on campus on a Friday night, the mysterious tunnels lure curious students to explore. 
kitch+table
Alumna Jessica Kahn creates gluten-free mixes that are easy to make and equally delicious.