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Mar 17, 2014, 08:40 ET
UC San Diego's English Language Institute Rated No. 2 in World, based on Student Survey by Japan's Leading Study-Abroad Publication.  (PRNewsFoto/University of California San Diego Extension)

UC San Diego's English Language Institute Rated No. 2 in World

The status of University of California, San Diego as one of the world's preeminent public universities received an added boost with the...

Mar 10, 2014, 08:30 ET
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First-ever STE[+a]M™ Connect Conference Adds Arts to STEM

With the goal of applying a more well-rounded, integrated approach to K-16 education, the concept of STE[+a]M™ seeks to meld...

Mar 06, 2014, 12:36 ET

Renowned UC San Diego Scientists Offer March 12 'Big Data at Work' Seminar

 The significance and real-world impact of Big Data -- the popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both...

Oct 21, 2013, 08:41 ET

What Are the Hottest Careers for College Grads?

Bridging from college to career is not always easy, and this is especially true for recent college graduates. In an effort to provide guidance and...

Apr 15, 2013, 08:51 ET

UC San Diego Again Offers Workshop on Clinical Trials Administration in Latin America

 The March of 2013 grand opening of the Boca Raton Clinical Research (BRCR) facility in Lima, Peru was a significant event some 3,700 miles...

Feb 12, 2013, 08:35 ET

Financial Aid for Recent College Graduates: UC San Diego Offering Bridge to Employment Scholarships

 University of California (UC) San Diego Extension will award four Bridge to Employment Scholarships for recent college graduates of up to...

Jan 29, 2013, 08:35 ET

Financial Aid for College Graduates: UC Alumni Offering Continuing Education Scholarships

 University of California (UC) San Diego Extension will award four "Change the World" merit scholarships of up to $5,500 in 2013 for...

Sep 05, 2012, 08:30 ET

Jobs Report: Top Hot Careers for College Grads Study From UC San Diego

 Just what constitutes a hot job for a college graduate? For the fourth straight year a research team at the University of California San Diego...

Jun 19, 2012, 08:30 ET

The Atlantic and UC San Diego Announce 2nd Annual 'The Atlantic Meets the Pacific' Conference, October 7-9, 2012

 The Atlantic and the University of California San Diego will hold the second annual "The Atlantic Meets the Pacific" forum, October 7-9, 2012,...

Apr 10, 2012, 14:18 ET

Dr. Robert Lustig and UCSF Colleagues Give 'The Skinny On Obesity' in New UCTV Prime YouTube Series

 Is sugar a toxin that's fueling the global obesity epidemic? That's the argument University of California, San Francisco's Dr. Robert Lustig...

Mar 28, 2012, 08:05 ET

Clinical Studies Career Skills: Prep for Clinical Trials Jobs in Latin America at University of California San Diego Workshop

Even in an era of global financial crisis, the search for new, safe and effective drugs and other interventions is a growing industry. In the past...

Mar 21, 2012, 08:15 ET

Job Seeker Trend: Enrollments Up at UC San Diego Continuing Education

 Peter Chen, after being downsized from a job in company finance, decided it was time to bridge to a new career in the emerging discipline of...

Mar 19, 2012, 14:37 ET

'UCTV Prime: Vote' Advances YouTube Election Coverage With Research-Backed Analysis, Commentary by UC Faculty

In the midst of election season, there is no shortage of frenzied news coverage and high-volume opinion sharing. UCTV Prime, a YouTube original...

Mar 14, 2012, 08:15 ET

UCTV Prime Asks Viewers to Show and Share Their 'Naked Art'

 Whether it's in the park, on the corner or inside City Hall, public art seems to pop up just about everywhere -- often without much notice by...

Mar 02, 2012, 09:09 ET

University of California San Diego Offers New Ways to Bridge High School to College Gap

The majority of high school students are unprepared for the multiple demands of college work and the level of responsibility required by studying...

Feb 15, 2012, 14:40 ET

University of California to Launch YouTube's First University-Run Original Channel

 On March 1, University of California Television (UCTV) will launch a new YouTube original channel, UCTV Prime, the first university-run...

Nov 22, 2011, 08:35 ET

Free Job Training: 55 Grants Available to Retrain Workers for Biofuels Industry

 If algae is to be the solution for America's pain at the gas pump, trained workers are needed to make that a reality. Applications are now...

Nov 07, 2011, 07:50 ET

UC San Diego Clinical Trials for Latin America International Seminar at Hospital Angeles in Tijuana

The University of California San Diego Extension Certificate Program in Clinical Trials for Latin America will co-host an international seminar...

Nov 07, 2011, 07:45 ET

Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell to Speak Out on Regional Innovation Clusters

Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential persons in the world, will lend his voice to a...

Oct 12, 2011, 08:20 ET

Affordable Health Care Visionary to Appear at Innovation Conference

Where do you go after you lead one of the largest, most ambitious policy overhaul initiatives in the history of the United States - and it all...

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