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.
Staff Highlight: Connecting our LGBTQ+ youth
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.
30 Tech Books and Counting
Oswald Campesato, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension instructor and author of more than 30 technical books, has developed much of our AI curriculum.
Alum brings next-gen sequence analysis tools to the classroom
Next-Gen Sequence Analysis Tools—A Hands-On Approach is a new UCSC Silicon Valley Extension course for aspiring bioinformaticians.
8 Estate Planning Misconceptions
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.
Expanding your procurement skills
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.
The sea as a second home
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 the new Business Administration Advisory Board
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.
Bioinformaticians and the data of our lives
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.
UCSC Extension instructor named to state insurance board
Congrats to Jesse Dogillo, owner of Bay Area Financial and Insurance Services and an instructor at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, who has been reappointed to the state Curriculum Board by California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara.
Toolbox for the career search: personal branding and job interviews
In “Redesigning Your Career: An Accelerated Workshop,” Reynold Lewke teaches job seekers how to craft a personal brand and prepare for job interviews.
The bright future of C programming
The people who know C, the second most popular programming language, are finding their jobs mostly in embedded system and semiconductor industries.
How to negotiate with the FDA
“With good tools you can achieve the best possible outcomes with FDA.”
At the intersection of biology and programming
“Bioinformatics has become its own field and a great area of research.”
Safeguarding health data against cyber attacks
Why should researchers care about privacy and security in clinical trials?
The Data-Driven Approach to Sales Compensation Design
“We’re in a new world now. There is now academic data based on scientifically tested sales drivers.”
What’s ahead in cloud, virtualization, security, and networking?
“IT, in the age of cloud, requires a very diverse set of skills including virtualization, networking, security, storage, and programming … More
Passing the PMP® Exam on the first try
How do you prepare for a 200-question, four-hour test that’s renown for being extremely difficult?
Investing in Deep Learning and Machine Learning
“The cumulative effect of this innovation will continue to change society.”
Changing the world—one educator at a time
“I am a changemaker at heart.”
Excellence in HR Business Partnership
“The HRBP is a broad role. It’s a whirlwind adventure every working day!”
From Employee to Entrepreneur
“If it’s viable, it will grow.”
Terminating the problem employee
“You need to be always thinking about the different laws that you need to consider and how they might impact … More
Supply chain management as business driver
“Procurement, acquiring goods and services, touches every single aspect of personal and business life.”
Stem cell biology: a glimpse into the industry of regeneration
“I sit at the bridge between pure discovery research of new ideas and potential products.”
Measuring Supplier Sustainability
“Supplier performance measurement will no doubt continue, but what we measure seems to be evolving.”
Neuropsychology and the educational therapist
“All of the assumptions we used to have about learning are changing.”
Trends in Logistics: Bringing outsourcing back home
“You need to come up with unique solutions to the current problems in logistics.”
LinkedIn’s All Star status is more than a rating
“LinkedIn is an iterative process. Use it to meet new people, build trust, cultivate relationships and always engage.”
The window to your professional world— build a great resume
Make it crystal clear why you’re the right match for the position you’re specifically targeting.