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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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A change in the marketplace – UC San Diego Extension’s Lean Six Sigma Program breaks bottlenecks, improves efficiency

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt students Tina Mata, Sarah Barron and Ana Portlock As a computer programmer for more than two decades, Tina Mata has learned that technology doesn’t solve every problem. In fact, many times, inefficiencies in the workplace can be improved the “old fashioned” way — through problem solving; identifying and removing unnecessary processes; and working as a team to effect change. Mata was part of a team that did just that during the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program offered … [Read More...]

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50 Voices of the Future: Ed Abeyta on preparing students for success in college and beyond

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 the job market changes, so, too, must education. The impact of technology has an immense impact not only on our everyday lives but on learning and teaching as well. Innovation is pushing the idea of personalized education in order to support students’ individual talents and abilities. It’s a concept Ed … [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 experiment in hopes of turning a passion into a quaffable product. A goal Mike Stevenson found himself … [Read More...]

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Secrets to his success A screenwriter helps students get ready for their close up

by Kelly Davis It’s a bit cliché to ask someone who works in filmmaking, “What’s your favorite movie?” But you have to do it. Carlos de los Rios doesn’t hesitate: Casablanca. “I sound like an old man saying Casablanca,” he said with a laugh. “I love a lot of films, but to me, Casablanca just sort of has it all. The classic writing, it’s got the love story, the crisp back-and-forth lines.” De los Rios, who’ll be teaching Screenwriting II and a new course called Building Your Screenwriting … [Read More...]

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50 Voices of the Future: Elizabeth Komives on keeping humans healthy

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. Despite all the medical advances in history, we still know remarkably little about disease. “We only know the causes of probably 20 diseases out of the thousands of things people suffer from,” says UC San Diego’s Elizabeth Komives. “And that’s because we don’t understand how the system works.” Komives, a … [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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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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A change in the marketplace – UC San Diego Extension’s Lean Six Sigma Program breaks bottlenecks, improves efficiency

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt students Tina Mata, Sarah Barron and Ana Portlock As a computer programmer for more than two decades, Tina Mata has learned that technology doesn’t solve every problem. In … [Read More...]

 

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