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Cruz Reynoso to Address The Role of Latinos in a Changing America

In honor of the Cesar Chavez Holiday, UC San Diego’s Helen Edison Lecture Series is presenting an evening with former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso at 7 p.m., 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 … [Read More...]

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Now on UCSD-TV: Nixon in China – San Diego OperaTalk

In this special edition of OperaTalk on UCSD-TV, host Nicolas Reveles is your guide for John Adams’ Nixon in China, an exhilarating recounting of the President’s historic mission of rapprochement with Chairman Mao. Straight from the headlines and live news broadcasts of the day, Nixon in China pays musical witness to President Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing in 1972 and goodwill meetings with China’s Chairman Mao Tse-Tung and Premier Chou En-Lai. From serious political discussions to … [Read More...]

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Ken Blanchard to Talk about his Latest Book Refire! Don’t Retire

Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager, which has sold 13 million copies since being published in 1982, will be the featured speaker at UC San Diego on Thursday, March 12, at 7 pm, at the UC San Diego Price Center East Ballroom. Blanchard, who has written 30 best-selling books themed on motivation and leadership, will discuss his latest book, Refire! Don’t Retire: Make the Rest of the Life the Best of Your Life, co-authored with UC San Diego School of Medicine psychologist Morton … [Read More...]

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Fulfilling the Promise of a Better Tomorrow, Together

By John B.B. Freeman As theories go, espousing the importance of social networks as an educational tool seems a natural. After all, the process of going to school necessarily includes a large measure of socialization, along with the essentials of learning and the awkwardness of adolescence. 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. “What I’m … [Read More...]

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Extension’s Spring 2015 Catalog: “Fulfilling the Promise of a Better Tomorrow, Together”

The new edition of UC San Diego Extension's Spring 2015 Catalog is now available online and by mail. Along with course listings and requirements for certificate programs, the catalog includes the following features: Cover Story: 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. "What I'm trying to do in my work is bring to the surface the importance of … [Read More...]

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Now on UCSD-TV: Historian Kevin Starr, on San Diego’s Balboa Park Centennial

In a wide-ranging campus presentation on Dec. 2, eminent California historian Kevin Starr traced the emergence of San Diego as first defined by the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in Balboa Park. The 90-minute event, part of the Helen Edison Lecture Series, is now available on UCSD-TV. Discussing the value of such civic celebrations, Starr said: “These are grand themes, they’re promotional themes, booster themes. But they’re also envision themes, themes of San Diego as a ‘garden … [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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Cruz Reynoso to Address The Role of Latinos in a Changing America

In honor of the Cesar Chavez Holiday, UC San Diego’s Helen Edison Lecture Series is presenting an evening with former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24 at the … [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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Brian Shay: "For me, it’s the ability for the students to see connections to the bigger world outside of their realm."

Teaching by the Numbers: “A Level of Mathematics They’re Not Used to Seeing”

TEN QUESTIONS, INSTRUCTOR PROFILE: Brian Shay is a UC San Diego Extension instructor of Linear Algebra, one of the newly approved lower-division transfer credit courses offered by Extension’s K-12 College Exploration programs to high-achieving high school students. Transfer credit courses are equivalent to regular UC San Diego undergraduate courses and are transferable for units and subject … [Read More...]

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Project Management Workshop: Emphasis on Crucial Role of “PM” in Life Sciences

UC San Diego Extension and the San Diego Biotechnology Network (SDBN) co-hosted the “Global Biotechnology Project Management Workshop and Networking Event” on Nov. 17. Held at Green Flash brewery, … [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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