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Event empowers students to study STEM fields 5/14/15
Event empowers students to study STEM fields
As a ninth grader, Diana has dreamt of being many different things, but an engineer has never been one of them.“I guess it just isn’t something you think could really happen for a lot of people. Those kinds of jobs feel so far away,” she said.She was among 150 students who attended the Empower High School Conference on Saturday, April 25—an event that hopes to make STEM jobs a more realistic career goal for students.By the end of the event, she was enthusiastic: “My favorite part of the day was touring the labs. Seeing all the resources here is definitely inspiring. It makes you feel like you could something really cool,” said Diana.   
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The Basement Is Open for Business 5/14/15
The Basement Is Open for Business
The basement of Mandeville Hall has been transformed into the nexus of innovation at UC San Diego—bringing together students and alumni, ideas and inspiration, earnest ambition and real-world experience. The humble beginnings you see here testify to the growth made possible by innovation, as the page is turned on a new chapter of university history.
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UC San Diego bioengineering student and Jacobs Scholar receives Goldwater Scholarship 5/12/15
UC San Diego bioengineering student and Jacobs Scholar receives Goldwater Scholarship
Zou was awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship this year, created in 1986 in honor of Senator Barry Goldwater to provide highly qualified scientists, mathematicians and engineers who intend to pursue research with scholarship money.
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Coding with Colorful Cards: Kids Learn Arduino-based Code with Tinker the Robot 5/12/15
Coding with Colorful Cards: Kids Learn Arduino-based Code with Tinker the Robot
Meet Tinker the Robot. UC San Diego mechanical engineering alumnus (2007) Kay Yang created him to teach and inspire children (ages 8-14) to play with robots.
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