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Measles, Wildfires and Queso Fresco: Public Health Threats, Innovations for Our Border Town

San Diego County’s Wilma Wooten, MD, MPH, shares her experience on the frontlines What do ebola, measles, wild fires and unpasteurized queso fresco have in common? They all represent unique, potential threats to San Diegans that public health officers in our border town anticipate, monitor and manage. “I love my job,” says San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, Wilma Wooten, MD, … [Read More...]

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Take the Next Step: Career Development Week, March 24-26, 2015

Do you want to learn directly from industry experts? Is it time to focus on your future and advance your career? Seeking a change in your career path and need quality information on the fastest growing job sectors? Join us at UC San Diego Extension’s annual “Career Development Week,” March 24-26, 5 pm to 8 pm, where you will hear about the developments and opportunities in Life Sciences, Healthcare, Business, Law, and Technology. Keynote Session with Manpower CEO, Phil Blair March … [Read More...]

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Hot Jobs Report In the News

The Center for Research on the Regional Economy (CRRE) at UC San Diego Extension published the 2014 Hot Jobs Report in June 2014.  Dr. Josh Shapiro, Director of Research at CRRE, was interviewed by NewsOne for Black America on March 6, 2015. Shapiro told Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now, “Four out of the five hot careers involve computers, information technology and data. This means we should encourage students to develop a strong understanding of math and analytical skills.  This isn’t to … [Read More...]

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Health Care Meets House of Cards: Meet the Power Brokers and Policy Makers in D.C.

Week-Long Course Features Intimate Access to Congressional Staffs, Think Tank Scholars, Health & Human Services, and More A conversation with Leslie Bruce, J.D., a seasoned health care communicator and advocate who leads the Politics & Public Policy of U.S. Healthcare course in Washington, D.C. Tell us about this unusual course in the nation’s capital. It’s a 40-hour course that enables master’s degree students and community health leaders to have up-close-and-personal contact … [Read More...]

Join Us this Tuesday, March 24 for Cruz Reynoso

UC San Diego’s Helen Edison Lecture Series presents an evening with former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso at 7 p.m., this Tuesday, March 24 at the central San Diego Public Library located at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego. Parking and walking entrance is located at the corner of 11th Avenue and K Street (there is no entry from Park Blvd). 2 hours parking is free with validation, $3.75/hour (cash only) thereafter. The free event is part of UC San Diego’s ongoing … [Read More...]

Feifei Fan teaches Chinese language classes in the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts Department

Focus on Instructors: Feifei Fan

By Rafa Lombardino Chinese is the most spoken language in the world, with approximately 1.2 billion speakers of all varieties of Chinese and 848 million of them speaking Mandarin alone. According to the Modern Language Association the number of college students studying Chinese has increased over the last decade. In an effort to match this demand, UC San Diego Extension's Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts Department is offering Chinese for Communication Level I, Level II, … [Read More...]

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Sarah Gathman: "I’m just coming up for air, excited to share what I have been learning."

Diary of a Brewing Graduate: “An Incredible Learning Experience”

Sarah Gathman’s passion for brewing was initially sparked a few years ago. Her UC San Diego degree in molecular biology in hand, she was working at a local biofuels company, diligently researching the fermentation process. That’s when her “a-ha” moment struck: First, she decided to learn the art of home brewing. Then, she decided to do everything possible to transition her career from the … [Read More...]

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Health Care Meets House of Cards: Meet the Power Brokers and Policy Makers in D.C.

Week-Long Course Features Intimate Access to Congressional Staffs, Think Tank Scholars, Health & Human Services, and More A conversation with Leslie Bruce, J.D., a seasoned health care … [Read More...]

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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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Feifei Fan teaches Chinese language classes in the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts Department

Focus on Instructors: Feifei Fan

By Rafa Lombardino Chinese is the most spoken language in the world, with approximately 1.2 billion speakers of all varieties of Chinese and 848 million of them speaking Mandarin alone. According to the Modern Language Association the number of college students studying Chinese has increased over the last decade. In an effort to match this demand, UC San Diego Extension's Arts, … [Read More...]

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Take the Next Step: Career Development Week, March 24-26, 2015

Do you want to learn directly from industry experts? Is it time to focus on your future and advance your career? Seeking a change in your career path and need quality information on the fastest … [Read More...]

 

UC San Diego Extension instructor Natasha Balac, Ph.D. and San Diego Supercomputer Center Director Michael L. Norman present a summary introduction to big data, predictive analytics, and the uses of data collection. Watch Video >

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