Press Clips from 2015

August 12, 2015


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 16, 2015


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