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5 Tips for Success as an Online Learner

July 16, 2020

Originally posted by Continuing and Professional Education on April 13, 2020

Like many of us, you may be endeavoring to use this shelter-in-place time in productive ways. Maybe you organized your home Marie Kondo style (or maybe just a closet). If you’re looking for other ways to stay productive while staying at home, then now may be the perfect time to upskill, reskill—or pivot—in your career.

Tips for Future-Proofing Your Career

July 16, 2020

Originally shared by UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education on June 22, 2020

Did you catch our “Future-Proof Your Career” Webinar Series? Hosted by career counseling expert Andrea Weiss, the series covered steps for building career resilience, networking, leveraging LinkedIn effectively, virtual interviewing and developing accomplishment statements for sharing your achievements.   

Learning from Home

July 16, 2020

Originally shared by UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education on April 03, 2020

How to Improve Your Career Development

June 25, 2020

Regularly evolving your skills can lead to a long and successful career. 
By Robin Reshwan. As seen on USNews.com

 

One of the perks of targeting tech in your career development plan is that there are multiple free and low-cost ways to access training. Most software manufacturers offer free tutorials and resources because they want you to use their tools more effectively. If you would like deeper or specific knowledge, you can ask questions on community boards often managed or monitored by csoftware manufacturers.

A Brilliant Education

June 25, 2020

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Chancellor’s Fellows, a donor-supported program that gives faculty the freedom to pursue their research dreams—and take students with them on the grand adventure.

Chancellor’s Fellows awards, conferred upon outstanding midcareer faculty, provide $25,000 in unrestricted funding, meaning support for research that is exploratory or groundbreaking in nature—precisely the kind of research that grants don’t typically fund.

An Aggie Odyssey

June 11, 2020
On October 3, 2019, after traversing mountainous terrain and battling inclement weather, Soren Christian '13 achieved his longtime dream as he took the final steps on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Rising Realtor

June 03, 2020

This story originally appeared at magazine.ucdavis.edu.

by Jocelyn Anderson

For Yawar Charlie, M.F.A. ’97, a background in psychology and dramatic art helps a lot in his current profession: selling luxury real estate.

A Message to Our Community

June 03, 2020

Dear Aggie Network:

As events have unfolded over the past week, we have experienced a variety of emotions as we struggle to understand what we have witnessed. Fear, anger, pain, confusion and disbelief are just some of the words that have been used to describe the reaction to the images and information.

Tops in Tech

June 01, 2020

This story originally appeared on magazine.ucdavis.edu.

by Chris Macias

Opal Franklin ’18 said she felt the odds stacked against her for too many years. She spent much of her upbringing in the foster care system. Some of her closest family members had been incarcerated, and role models were few.

UC Davis Coloring Book Pages

May 27, 2020
Bored at home? Got a printer? Here are three coloring pages inspired by a few of our favorite UC Davis photos.

Talking with Aggie Parents

May 27, 2020

Talking with Aggie Parents

by Cari DuBois-Wright

The more I get to know UC Davis parents, the more impressed I am. With your dedication to students and commitment to enhancing their collegiate experience, parents rank very high among the factors that make UC Davis great.

And the more I talk with parents, the more I learn. In this column, I’d like to share some of these conversations from time to time in the belief that what some parents have to say may resonate with others—and help strengthen and grow our community still further.