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At UC San Diego, we are changemakers. That’s why Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, recently designated the university as a “Changemaker Campus.”

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Changemaker Events

Check out campus Changemaker events, including Changemaker Week.

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Changemaker Opportunities

Co-Curricular Opportunities

Learn about opportunities to get involved in changemaking outside of the classroom.

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Academic Opportunities

Explore opportunities to make change through coursework and academic programs.

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Social Innovation Opportunities

Check out opportunities surrounding Social Innovation

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Faculty Research

Learn about socially and environmentally impactful faculty research and research centers.

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April 12, 2018

Growing Green Leaders

Phil Bresnahan of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego showcases the Smartfin at the inaugural UP Summit. Smartfin is a surfboard fin equipped with sensors to measure water temperature and other oceans parameters.

May 24, 2018

Campus Summit Encourages Collaboration to Solve Environmental Woes

Innovation abounds at Triton Entrepreneur Night, showcasing many student companies within The Basement working to address societal issues and disparity.

June 7, 2018

Three Social Innovators to Watch

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