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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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Nominate A Changemaker at UC San Diego

Change cannot be achieved alone. @UCSDChangemaker Institute is dedicated to equipping our community with the knowledge and collaborators needed to take action and drive impact. A #TritonChangemaker has the courage to do things differently and takes creative action to solve social problems. Are you a Triton Changemaker? Do you know someone who is? Nominate a Triton Changemaker to be featured on UC San Diego social media channels and websites.

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Faculty Research

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

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Changemaker Events

Check out campus Changemaker events, including Changemaker Week.

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January 14, 2021

Campus Kicks Off 2021 with Virtual Changemaker Week

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December 17, 2020

UC San Diego Names 2020-2022 Changemaker Faculty Fellows

Students doing community service and painting a mural

October 26, 2020

UC San Diego launches Changemaker Institute for those dedicated to making a difference

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