Five winners have been selected to receive complimentary pairs of tickets to TEDxUCSD and dinner with the speakers at a pre-conference mixer courtesy of Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. More than 1,800 entries were received for the giveaway contest, which was open to the campus community from April 24 through April 29.
This month—all around San Diego County and the state—elementary, middle and high school students are hunkering down in front of computers and tablets to field-test new assessments in mathematics and English language arts. These tests are part of the Common Core State Standards newly being implemented in California. The new standards, along with California’s Next Generation Science Standards, which will be required of all California public schools by 2016, endeavor to move students toward deeper learning and represent the most profound change to affect education in 25 years.
In 2010, entrepreneur Nick Woodman’s family business—GoPro—exploded into worldwide success. “You wake up one morning,” he remembers, “and the company you started with your college friends is the fastest growing digital capture company in the world.”
Representatives from the three segments of public higher education—the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges—visited the State Capitol April 29 for Joint Higher Education Advocacy Day.
The Campus Card Office is alerting faculty and staff to be aware that beginning in fall 2014, incoming students will be carrying a redesigned Student Triton ID Card.
Nashaya Ross remembers walking home from Lincoln High School, thrilled that she had gotten into her top college choice: UC San Diego. But her excitement soon turned to anxiety. “I started thinking, ‘How am I going to pay for college?’ ” said Ross. “I had never felt so stressed. I had the grades and the knowledge, but there’s nothing you can do about money. I felt so powerless.”
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