Founders Day 2015
UC San Diego’s Founders Day Celebration is the
university’s premier event of the year, commemorating
the founding of our campus in 1960 and its legacy of
innovation, collaboration and world-class education.
01 Founders Dinner
Chancellor’s Medals were awarded to Carol Vassiliadis,
Qualcomm and the family of Chris and Warren Hellman.
02 Founders Symposium
(L to R) Faculty members Alan Daly, Craig Callender,
Emily Roxworthy, Angela Booker, Paul Niehaus and
Jennifer Burney discuss their cutting-edge research.
03 Revelle Medal Presentation
(L to R) Chancellor Khosla presents the prestigious
honor to faculty emeriti Susan Shirk, Hugh “Bud” Mehan
and Cecil Lytle.
Carnival rides were a fixture at this student festival
organized by Associated Students Concerts and Events,
for Founders Celebration.
05 Founders Day Festival
Town Square was transformed into a bustling carnival
featuring food, entertainment and games.