Luke Hayes had always been interested in computers, but working for his family’s business set his career on a different path. His family owns Hayes Beer Distributing Company and a handful of its warehouses throughout Illinois. At 16, he...
Kristine Chong and Celina Munoz are prime examples of the amazing things that can happen when boot camp graduates put their skills toward a good cause. For their second project in The UX/UI Boot Camp at UCLA Extension program,...
Despite the remarkable strides women have made in today’s workplace, some industries remain stubbornly male-dominated; STEM is one such field. Women in STEM professions have a unique opportunity to serve as pioneers and mentors for future generations of young...
Pavel Altukhov had two degrees and an impressive career as a financial analyst. His job was rewarding, but he worried that his skills weren’t marketable enough.  Wanting to stay relevant in today’s rapidly evolving job market, Pavel decided to make...
Sarah Kinneer always wanted to do something with purpose. She was a special education teacher for 14 years—a job that demanded a great deal of emotional stamina and energy.  Having the opportunity to impact so many students made Sarah proud,...
Rich Dutton enrolled at the UW Extended Campus Coding Boot Camp to expand his already diverse skill set. He knew that in order to make himself more marketable, he had to widen his knowledge and learn something entirely foreign...
U.S. veterans form a strong backbone of loyalty, perseverance, and professionalism for the country. They have sacrificed time with their families, put on hold their careers, and set aside their own needs to serve our nation with pride and...
It’s no secret that, in California, the technology industry is big business. Almost 10% of the state’s workforce is employed in tech, and the economic impact of the industry overall is $482 billion. California ranks #1 in innovation, as...
DreamTeamDesigns, a team of programmers consisting of Ben Harris, Geoff George, Edward Cheever, and Robert Hardin, took home the championship title at the Next Level Competition (NLC) in July. Their winning project was Fridge2Table, an application that lets users...
Silver Ehiwario’s new career started with one wish: “I want to be creative.” Unfortunately, with a BS in engineering from Nigeria and a master’s in chemical engineering from Colorado, Silver was on a career path that wasn’t conducive to...

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