UCSD News: Triton Innovation Challenge Honors Innovative Startups With Environmental Focus

UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, Rady School of Management and Scripps Institution of Oceanography celebrated a decade of support for environmentally focused commercial and technological innovation with the tenth annual Triton Innovation Challenge business competition. The April 27 event recognized engineers, physicians, biologists and business students who make up a new class of startups ready to change humanity’s relationship with the world.

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UCSD News: First-Ever Innovation Day at Petco Park Showcases Diversity of UC San Diego’s Innovation Workforce

UC San Diego’s transdisciplinary environment cultivates uncommon thinking and collaboration to produce high-impact innovators who drive discovery and solutions for societal good. On April 28, more than 100+ startups and business leaders convened in Petco Park to engage with the diversity, variety and ambition of the regional life sciences and technology startup scene.

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The San Bernardino American Newspaper: 5G and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Could Help End the Digital Divide 

By Hazel Trice Edney, 4/12/22

The last two years have underlined what we already knew: the digital divide in America is real and has consequences for millions of Americans. An affordable, reliable connection is imperative in participating in the 21st century economy, and those families relying on mobile-only access are falling behind. Often, they cannot attend class online or seek a career opportunity that offers the possibility of working remotely. And as more services, job applications, and infrastructure moves online, the gap is only widening. 

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