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!
Sure, it’s been an incredibly tough job market for many of us and the horizon is still uncertain. Consider, however, the latest labor news out of the California Employment Development Department on hot, Silicon Valley jobs.
University of California instructors will bring Udacity’s widely popular online curriculum to classrooms this fall in a new partnership to prepare data science professionals for the workforce.
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 Silicon Valley leisure and hospitality sector posted the most new jobs last month but still remained the highest unemployed sector.
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.
The recent spike in unemployment has shaken up the typical unemployment trends in California, pushing up smaller, rural communities in the rankings. The Silicon Valley region dropped to No. 5 in unemployment, tied with Modoc County.
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.
Immigration experts answer questions about F-1 and H-1B visa status and remote working and internships in this webinar from UCSC Silicon Valley Extension.
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.
Unemployment numbers may be grim, but change is afoot. UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Dean P.K. Agarwal talks about The Shape of the Future.
Getting world-changing data from Internet of Things (IoT) sensors is a lot cheaper than it used to be thanks to new tools that retrieve data faster and more reliably.
Here’s a context for the current challenging economic times due to the coronavirus. Remember: this too shall pass, says P.K. Agarwal, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension dean.
The $190 billion IoT market is expanding every day building a demand for people with a variety of tech skills. Learn about the market from four industry experts teaching in the new UCSC Extension IoT specialization.
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.