Myth-busting and the sales professional. Reimagine what it could be to be a great in sales and get a job in the tech industry.
Silicon Valley researcher Tom Rico Pamukcu who teaches Data Privacy and Security for Healthcare and Biosciences at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension helps students sort through the incredible complexity of clinical trial data.
Researcher Tom Rico Pamukcu, a UCSC Silicon Valley clinical trials instructor, has received the Roddenberry Fellowship for his work launching HealthWallet.app, a startup that gives more people the opportunity to participate in the clinical trials they need.
As the pandemic moderates and we welcome students back to campus, UCSC Silicon Valley has been rethinking the classroom. Introducing the flex classroom, a blend of in-person and remote live learning so students can choose on any given day, where they want to attend class.
A great teacher goes beyond pedagogy and looks at the whole student. Learn more about the journey one educational therapy student took to be in the classroom.
Business Administration students at UCSC Silicon Valley Professional Education have an expanded opportunity to grow their career, thanks to a new partnership agreement that invites them to transfer credits toward a Master of Business Administration degree at Notre Dame de Namur University.
From the Dean’s Desk:
Digital Competency is a Survival Issue—The most prominent characteristic of the novice can be the fear of looking and feeling incompetent, but the people who excel are the ones who maintain their basic digital competencies. Those are the ones who help their organizations transform and succeed.
FROM THE DEAN’S DESK By most measures it is a great time to be in the job market. On the…
A career in UX design is a long way from working as a Navy photographer and plunging 91 feet to the ocean floor to document explosive ordinance cleanups off the coast of Africa.
In the post-pandemic world, an open Silicon Valley campus will mean various channels of online learning for professionals who are upskilling for a brighter future. UCSC SIlicon Valley is heading there now.
When Nell Redaniel’s job as a lead teacher at a corporate day care center went on pause last year due…
So much of our career success is determined by where we set our gaze, the goals we set for ourselves, the relationships we build and the risks we take. When I was growing up, I was fascinated by computer technologies. I dove passionately into the world of technology and it has been quite a journey.
Much has been said in recent years about diversity and inequity in the workplace. Here in Silicon Valley, corporate leaders have promised to increase diversity for years. Many past efforts, however, have only been marginally effective, at best. The historic legacy has been difficult to shift.
Understanding bias is a journey of our cultural history and ourselves. Here are three quick tips to help you begin your journey to creating a more equitable and inclusive world.
FROM THE DEAN’S DESK There has been a lot of uncertainty this past year. As we’ve waited for clearer skies,…
Just about every sector of consumer products and industry will be influenced by the IoT revolution creating many jobs in diverse industries. Learn more about the new UCSC Silicon Valley IoT specialization.
Neville Mistry, a project management consultant at Kairos Power, juggled multi-million-dollar project management responsibilities for several years before returning to school to boost his career.
What are the top 10 soft skills you need to be job ready and grow your career? Learn about them in the new UCSC Silicon Valley online Soft Skills course. It’s free!
Sara Osheim, a UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Student Services representative, is making a difference with “Queer Youth Updates,” a creative monthly newsletter for the Santa Cruz community.
The the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves System has been sharing some of its treasures in brief captivating videos of five regional ecosystems that ring the Monterey Bay.
Oswald Campesato, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension instructor and author of more than 30 technical books, has developed much of our AI curriculum.
Next-Gen Sequence Analysis Tools—A Hands-On Approach is a new UCSC Silicon Valley Extension course for aspiring bioinformaticians.
The very first days of UC Santa Cruz come alive in striking black and white photographs by Ansel Adams in a newly released two-volume collection of oral histories depicting the 50-year history of the experimental campus.
Learn about how to set up your estate plan and how to help clients set up an integrated life plan in a 10-week UCSC Silicon Valley Extension finance course.
In this video by P.K. Agarwal, dean of UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, you’ll hear some tips for navigating the professional world during the pandemic.
Want to rise to the top for your organization? Build your soft skills and knowledge of other disciplines, says the founder of the UCSC Extension Procurement and Supply Chain Management program.
Carl W. Rand, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension project manager for staff and instructor, says the job is like being the navigator on a ship.
Welcome to our new Business Administration Advisory Board members who had a coast-to-coast virtual kick-off meeting last night and began laying the groundwork for retooling our highly interactive training program for business professionals in the age of COVID.
Now that we’re looking at an extended period of living mostly within the confines of our own homes and working remotely, it may be the perfect time to refocus our professional outlook and reflect on how to push forward even while the ground is shifting below us. Is there an opportunity in this crisis that we come out of it more successful, personally and professionally?
Central in the battle against today’s global health pandemic is an enormous, growing trove of data and the bioinformaticians who are working to make sense of it all. Join us for a week-long free webinar series introducing our new courses in the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Bioinformatics certificate program.