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2011-06-24 14:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, 150 elementary school children in San Diego County are attending a new kind of summer camp -- the "Summer Engineering Experience for Kids" (SEEK) Camp, a concept designed by the National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE) in 2007 to build a pipeline to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for African-American and other under-represented minority children. (Logo:...

2011-05-20 00:00:28

San Diego State University's College of Extended Studies offers both in-class and online professional health care certificate and certification programs for individuals to prepare for lucrative careers in this growing industry. (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 According to U.S. News and World Report, 13 of the 50 best careers for 2011 are in the health care industry. With health care being such a major force within San Diego County and throughout America, San Diego State University's College of...

2011-03-12 00:00:27

San Diego State University is now offering an advanced certificate program in Web and Mobile Application Development which prepares students for success in this exciting and ever-changing industry. This program, currently available as a blend of classroom and online instruction, will be launched as a completely online certificate beginning in fall, 2011. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 With over 5 billion cell phones in use today, the web and mobile technologies that run these phones...

2011-03-04 00:00:27

San Diego State University's College of Extended Studies continues to be a national and international leader in the green movement by educating hundreds of students through its online professional certificate programs in the green industry. The College currently offers three programs in the green industry arena, including online professional certificates in Green Building Construction, Green Energy Management, and Commercial and Residential Sustainable Practices. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March...

2011-01-15 00:00:38

San Diego State University has been awarded a $4.95 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant that will fund most if not all of the costs for providing education, training, and employment support services to eligible participants working or who want to work in the life sciences and biotechnology industries. This program will provide these services to more than 1,000 participants who meet eligibility requirements including veterans, dislocated and unemployed workers, and...

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2010-09-01 09:02:10

A combination of the biology of marine mammals, mechanical vibrations and acoustics has led to a breakthrough discovery allowing scientists to better understand the potential harmful effects of sound on marine mammals such as whales and dolphins. An international team of researchers from San Diego State University, UC San Diego, and the Kolmården Zoo in Sweden has developed an approach that integrates advanced computing, X-ray CT scanners, and modern computational methods...

2010-05-11 16:36:00

SAN DIEGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports and stilettos will unite at San Diego State University's (SDSU) Second Annual Women's Football Academy benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego on Saturday, June 5. SDSU's head football coach, Brady Hoke, and his staff will teach women how to be football savvy. Participants will learn everything they need to know about the game of football and receive an exclusive Women's Football Academy T-shirt, lunch from Claim Jumper and a gift bag...

2010-04-12 11:54:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The California State University and AT&T are once again taking to the road with the message of academic preparation, access for underserved students, and the need for future workforce professionals in California. Beginning today, and continuing through May 14, thousands of middle and high school students at nearly 40 stops statewide are expected to board a 40-foot high-impact "wired" bus wrapped with the "Road to College: Get on...

2010-02-15 20:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego State University, BIOCOM, San Diego Workforce Partnership, and the Southern California Biotechnology Center at Miramar College today announced the award of a three-year, $4.95 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor aimed at assisting the economic growth of the San Diego region's life sciences industry. The Biotechnology Readiness, Immersion, Certification and Degrees for Gainful Employment (BRIDGE) project will provide education,...

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2009-12-03 09:20:00

Working with a wide range of partners, NSF-supported HPWREN demonstrates the value of connecting remote science sites to a high-speed network The world has gone wireless, even in the wilderness, thanks to HPWREN. HPWREN (the High-Performance Wireless Research and Education Network) began in 2000 with the objective of connecting remote science sites to a high-speed network. Today, the wireless network covers nearly 20,000 square miles in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties in Southern...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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