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Five trends shaping education in the 21st century

For Morgan Appel, director of the Education Department at UC San Diego Extension, the work he does is always informed by the fundamental traditions of research universities, which are based on the three pillars of research, service, and teaching. 815 more words

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This Cancer Thing

There are several layers to this cancer thing.

You’ve got the patient.  Most obviously in this case, my sweet mama, Sue.

You’ve got the cancer.  Depending on the cancer location, type, and staging, you have a very unique and specific disease process that responds as uniquely and differently to various treatments.   1,518 more words

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What advice would you give your sixteen-year-old self?

“I would tell my sixteen-year-old self to not waste summer. Read a book, travel, get ahead in school, just don’t stay at home all day.”- Liz, UCSD

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What advice would you give your sixteen-year-old self?

“Remember to keep your eyes on the prize, whatever that may be.”- Julia, UCSD

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What advice would you give your sixteen-year-old self?

“Get work experience as soon as possible, even though I grew up in a upper middle class family, it’s good to start working even if you don’t have to. 16 more words

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What advice would you give your sixteen-year-old self? 

“Try to pursue extracurriculars. Colleges don’t just care about SAT scores and GPA. They actually care just as much about what you are doing outside of school believe it or not.”- Leonard, UCSD

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UC San Diego Extension instructor ‘pays it forward’ with free wheelchair mission in Ecuador

By Andrea Siedsma

When Robert Fernandez asked the people who have guided and encouraged him throughout his life how he could repay them, their answers were simple and consistent: Just pay it forward. 556 more words

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