Press Clips from 2015


August 10, 2015

Xconomy

Coursera, UC San Diego Use MOOCs to Make Workers More Job-Ready

After establishing a new office of online education earlier this year, UC San Diego recently unveiled plans to develop massive open online courses--or MOOCs--to better prepare workers for jobs in two specialized tech sectors. Computer science professor Ravi Ramamoorthi, a world leader in computer graphics, will teach the first course to be offered as part of the new initiative. Full Story


March 13, 2015

U~T

Money flows to new UCSD computer center

Sony and a handful of other well-known media and tech companies have invested $350,000 in UC San Diego's new Center for Visual Computing, which will study everything from virtual and augmented reality to object recognition. Full Story