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Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams speaking Thursday, April 9 at 7pm

From the moment Myrlie Evers-Williams faced the murder of her husband, civil rights activist Medger Evers, she became a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement. For over three decades, she has fought to carry on his legacy, never relenting in her determination to change the face of race relations in this country. Join us tomorrow evening at 7pm, at the UC San Diego Price Center West Ballroom … [Read More...]

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UC San Diego Extension and UCTV Launch Channel Dedicated to STEAM Learning

New Focus On Arts Comes In Response To Demand From Top Technology Employers LA JOLLA, CA (April 16, 2015) — UC San Diego Extension and UCTV have partnered to launch The STEAM Channel in recognition of the growing demand for professionals who can balance science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning with the creativity and critical thinking taught in the arts. STEAM education is an essential pipeline to a skilled workforce, training the next generation of innovators for … [Read More...]

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SEO Article Checklist: How Experts Get Content Ranking Fast

By John E. Lincoln, President of Ignite Visibility & UC San Diego Instructor Articles are a critical component to establishing a creditable online presence with the potential to generate 67 percent more leads. I know; my company website is up to about 10,000 visitors and over 200 leads a month, all through article marketing. When it is integrated into a strategic content marketing campaign, articles will drive a higher ranking, increase leads and conversions, and build brand awareness. … [Read More...]

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Treating the Unspeakable: How Art Therapy and Emotional Freedom Technique Can Help Patients When Words Alone Fail

written by Lisa Falls, MFA, MPS, ATR-BC Art Therapy Instructor UC San Diego Extension   Art therapy can be used in conjunction with Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to create a profound emotional healing effect. EFT can help a person to integrate, accept and/or release the negative emotions, work with healing physical issues, and it promotes the calming of the brain and body. The therapist can, in turn, use art therapy to monitor and guide the EFT process. Once the client has been … [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...]

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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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Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams speaking Thursday, April 9 at 7pm

From the moment Myrlie Evers-Williams faced the murder of her husband, civil rights activist Medger Evers, she became a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement. For over three decades, she has … [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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