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07 Jan, 2015, 08:40 ET UC San Diego Presents Author Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: What Would Plato Think about Today's Philosophical Debates?

 In her 2014 book, Plato at The Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away, author/philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein imagines what Plato...


21 Oct, 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...


15 Apr, 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...


12 Feb, 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...


29 Jan, 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...


05 Sep, 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...


10 Apr, 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...


28 Mar, 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...


21 Mar, 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...


19 Mar, 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...


14 Mar, 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...


02 Mar, 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...


15 Feb, 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...


22 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


12 Oct, 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...


30 Sep, 2011, 08:20 ET Twitter Co-founder Evan Williams Will Make Rare Public Appearance at Innovation Conference

Silicon Valley CEO Evan Williams, along with a small handful of close collaborators, is an "accidental billionaire" twice over. Blogger and...


23 Sep, 2011, 08:40 ET Will Technology Rebel Against Us?

Science fiction has long painted heavy reliance on technology as the first step on the path to unmitigated disaster - think The Terminator, Blade...


10 Aug, 2011, 08:25 ET UC San Diego and The Atlantic Announce The Atlantic Meets the Pacific -- A Forum at the Horizon of Technology, Energy, and Health from October 17-19, 2011

The University of California San Diego and The Atlantic announce a new forum, The Atlantic Meets the Pacific, dedicated to the exploration of next...


21 Jun, 2011, 08:45 ET Health Information Technology: UC San Diego New Seminar Explores Four Critical Issues

Healthcare information technology (HIT) is already creating new opportunities for revolutionary change. But several pivotal decisions lie ahead...


14 Jun, 2011, 08:40 ET Job Search Strategies Revealed by UC San Diego Extension

Job search experts at the award-winning University of California San Diego Extension warn professionals who are job hunting that conventional...


20 May, 2011, 08:15 ET Best Jobs: UC San Diego Study Reveals Top Ten Hot Careers for College Graduates

In a graduation season of high unemployment rates, a new career path study from the University of California San Diego Extension reveals some of...


03 May, 2011, 08:30 ET Success at Work: UC San Diego Study Reveals Top Three Factors for Job Seekers

Three key factors enable job applicants to get the edge in hiring and predict the success of the employee, according to a study published in a new...


26 Apr, 2011, 08:40 ET High School Students Can Win Scholarships to Hawaii by Creating Videos to Save the Planet

What would you teach the world about saving the planet? High school students have a chance to win an all-expenses-paid scholarship to study for a...