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Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors

Cutting Edge
Front Page
Shooting the Moon
All the Worlds a Stage
On The Job:
Lost in Hollywood
Sit Down & Be Funny

Making Waves
Whale of a Song
Asian Ill Wind
Tritons in Transylvania
Top-Ten Preuss
Cell-Phone Squirrel
Journey to the Copper Age

Class Notes May 2007: Volume 4, Number 2


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Career Curve
I was interviewed recently for an article about the career tendencies of today’s graduating students. The phone call from the local reporter didn’t surprise me. Each year, as another fresh crop of UC San Diego students graduate, career development professionals like me are called upon to comment on the state of the job market.


Giving Hope to Aids Orphans
For Kevin Fiori, three years in Togo was not enough. After UCSD, he completed a master’s degree in public health at Boston University and then decided he wanted to learn about infectious diseases in West Africa. He got the opportunity for hands-on experience when he joined the Peace Corps and they sent him to Togo, bordering on Ghana to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Benin to the east. MORE

WiLDCOAST on the Border
How do you even begin to conserve thousands of acres of pristine coastline, save endangered wildlife and solve the problem of water pollution along the U.S.-Mexican border? Serge Dedina, ’87, founder of WiLDCOAST, an organization dedicated to environmental preservation, thinks he has the answer.


Water Way
Marilyn Schwartz O’Neill, Muir ’90, knows her water. As the founder and CEO of Nautilus Environmental, an environmental consulting and testing firm, she works with commercial, federal and municipal clients designing and implementing water column and sediment ecological and toxicological evaluations, and making sure they are compliant with state environmental regulations. MORE

Professor Pocket
Intrigued by the thought of learning Spanish with Desi the Dinosaur and Chico the Chicken? Paula Jorge Guglielmino, ERC ’96, has created a hip and exciting way for parents to learn the language with their children. MORE

Striking the Right Chord

“Andy Powers rules.” That is, according to Alex Woodard, a San Diego-based musician who purchased a guitar Andy Powers, Muir ’04, made for him. MORE


Diego Takes on Post-Triton Life
Diego Takes on Post-Triton Life