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Free OSHA Safety Training Classes Offered in San Diego and Hawaii

UC San Diego’s OSHA Training Institute Education Center is hosting the 2017 Pacific Coast Safety Fest on March 7 – 9 at two regional locations SAN DIEGO (Feb. 10, 2017) – From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, organizations with robust workplace safety programs can reduce worker injuries and boost their bottom lines. That’s good news considering that more than 3 million American workers … [Read More...]

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Medical research goes global

By Marg Stark For more than 30 years, Dr. David Shapiro has had a front-row seat to watch the growth and evolution of San Diego’s booming biotech community and its increasing impact on the world. Shapiro, who is the chief medical officer at Intercept Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on developing treatments for nonviral liver disease said the engine that drives the growth of the life sciences is clinical trials, which help to prove—or disprove—the efficacy of possible treatments. Over the … [Read More...]

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Instructor Spotlight: Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler on helping students achieve their [photographic] vision

By Kelly Davis Name: Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler Title: President Company: dBF Associates, Inc. Courses taught: Introduction to Black & White Photography; Understanding Photographic Light: Studio & Location For photographer Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler, teaching others her craft is as important as practicing it. “My entire life is photography,” she writes on her website. “Learning it. Teaching it. Writing about it.” She’s the author of three books on photographic techniques and frequently … [Read More...]

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UC San Diego sees Downtown as innovation’s next frontier

Since its inception more than 50 years ago, UC San Diego has been an agent of change in the region. But its transformative role was hardly by chance. Rather, it was the stated goal of civic leaders in the 1950s and 1960s. They envisioned a world-class research university that would serve the needs of innovative defense companies after World War II as well as enable and energize a growing cluster of life science and technology firms on the Torrey Pines Mesa. That vision has succeeded beyond … [Read More...]

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Tips and trends for filing your 2016 taxes

With football season officially over, it’s time to touchdown on your 2016 taxes. For some – who are scrambling to collect W-2s and 1099’s and assembling write-offs to prepare their tax returns – this process can be stressful and daunting, especially with constant changes from the IRS. UC San Diego Extension instructor Akore Berliner, a CPA specializing in business and real estate taxation, takes some of the guesswork and anxiety out of individual tax returns, and offers some tips and trends to … [Read More...]

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The Pulse: Continuing Childhood Obesity Crisis Requires Population Health Approach

San Diego expert shares collective impact results and community partnership wins https://youtu.be/7het7T9G0cI The number of overweight and obese children in the United States has doubled – and quadrupled among adolescents – in the last 30 years. San Diego County is making some strides in combating the epidemic but the rates remain alarming, especially among Hispanic children and those in disadvantaged communities, says Cheryl Moder, founding director of the Childhood Obesity Initiative. … [Read More...]

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50 Voices of the Future: Mike Stevenson on the craft of brewing

In honor of UC San Diego Extension’s first 50 years, 50 Voices of the Future asks thought leaders about the trends, breakthroughs and social advances they foresee over the next 50 years. Craft beer has been the fastest growing sector of alcoholic beverages in the nation, and with 130 breweries, San Diego County is considered a capital for beer connoisseurs. For many, brewing starts as an … [Read More...]

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Helen Edison Lecture Series presents Steve Clemons

Sept 23  |  7 PM  |  Mandeville Auditorium, UC San Diego The Atlantic’s Washington editor-at-large leads a discussion on the impending presidential election. Held in collaboration with Voice of San … [Read More...]

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Rajesh Gupta, chair of UC San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department, measures that immersion not merely by outwardly visible, hand-held devices—personal computers, smart phones, mobile devices—but computer-based innovations that go beyond our sight. Watch Video >

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Instructor Spotlight: Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler on helping students achieve their [photographic] vision

By Kelly Davis Name: Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler Title: President Company: dBF Associates, Inc. Courses taught: Introduction to Black & White Photography; Understanding Photographic Light: Studio & Location For photographer Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler, teaching others her craft is as important as practicing it. “My entire life is photography,” she writes on her website. “Learning it. Teaching … [Read More...]

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Medical research goes global

By Marg Stark For more than 30 years, Dr. David Shapiro has had a front-row seat to watch the growth and evolution of San Diego’s booming biotech community and its increasing impact on the world. … [Read More...]

 

For Alan J. Daly, UC San Diego professor and chair of the Department of Education Studies, social networks hold the key to more enlightened forms of teaching, learning, and leadership. Watch Video >

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