Spotlight: Maria Andrade – From Student to IT Professional at UCSD

Maria Andrade smiles in photo on UCSD campus.

Posted by Karishma Morabia, UCB student intern, UCOP. As a high school junior, Maria Andrade took the Strong Interest Inventory Test and matched with computer engineering. After some research, she became highly motivated to pursue it as a career. Fresh…
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Young UC Merced Student Developing Smartphone Diagnostics for Alzheimer’s

Kumaran Akilan presented his research on using a smartphone to potentially diagnose Alzheimer's disease at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.

Alzheimer’s disease affects people all over the world and Kumaran Akilan’s family is no different.

As the first-year student from Cupertino waits to see if his grandfather’s mild cognitive impairment…
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