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Lean Six Sigma produces results for UC San Diego

As a global leader in higher education, UC San Diego strives for excellence in all aspects of campus life – from offering world-class educational opportunities to leading the industry in research accomplishments – that ambition transcends to employees as well. In order to become better, UC San Diego has partnered with UC San Diego Extension to provide employees the opportunity to gain valuable … [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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New partnership brings Extension’s clinical trials expertise to Mexican students

Investment in clinical research in Mexico is predicted to triple in upcoming years, with a potential to reach $500 million USD, according to the Mexican Association of Pharmaceutical Research Industries. To prepare professionals for the rigors of global scientific studies and the growth in this industry, UC San Diego Extension is partnering anew with a private university in central Mexico, Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP). The new partnership will enable UDLAP students to pursue UC … [Read More...]

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Coding boot camp to launch at UC San Diego Extension

UC San Diego Extension’s first coding boot camp, where students train for careers as full-stack web developers in just 24 weeks, will begin this winter at Extension’s University City Center campus. The Coding Boot Camp at UC San Diego Extension is an intensive, part-time program structured around the schedules of working professionals and full-time students. Two three-hour evening classes will be held during the week with a four-hour class set for each Saturday. The program will run from Jan. … [Read More...]

Product Management

Launch pad: Taking successful product management to the next level

By Andrea Siedsma In today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven market, having the best product or technology doesn’t always equal success. In fact, companies are faced with mounting pressure to define, develop and launch the right products and services at the right time and in the right market. Product managers are at the forefront of this evolution, bringing together business and consumer needs while articulating strategy, defining requirements, and being involved in on-going delivery. A new … [Read More...]

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50 Voices of the Future: Margaret Leinen on advances in oceanography

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. As much as we know about our planet’s ocean, it contains countless mysteries we have yet to solve, countless secrets we have yet to decipher. Dr. Margaret Leinen, director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, notes that “we have more images of Mars than we do of the bottom of the ocean.” … [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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50 Voices of the Future: Anthony Davis on musical innovation

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. Anthony Davis’ cutting-edge operas exude all the drama and power of the art form, while exploring relevant and often charged topics. At UC San Diego, the celebrated composer/pianist is a music professor in … [Read More...]

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Coding boot camp to launch at UC San Diego Extension

UC San Diego Extension’s first coding boot camp, where students train for careers as full-stack web developers in just 24 weeks, will begin this winter at Extension’s University City Center … [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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