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2017 February 20 - 12:00 am

Del Mar College Students Discover Organisms That Are New to Science

a dream team at Del Mar College. Daiyuan “Daisy” Zhang and John “Rob” Hatherill, both PhDs and professors in the Department of Natural Sciences, are not only inspiring students to pursue careers in scientific research, they’re helping them discover previously unknown viruses — more than 100 so far.
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2017 January 24 - 12:00 am

Climbing Enrollment Puts Squeeze on Del Mar College’s Architecture Program

“I’ve done missionary work and I’ve seen how we have a deficiency in clean, safe, affordable housing,” said Muhammad, 50, a second-year student in Del Mar College’s Architecture/Drafting Technology program. “I’ve always had an interest in how things are built.
Science and Technology
2014 November 10 - 12:00 am

Summer Internship in Germany Cinches Student’s Future In Scientific Research

A dream came true this summer for Clayton Speed, a Del Mar College biotechnology major who spent eight weeks studying cancer treatments at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, one of the largest hospitals in northern Germany and a leader in research and medical treatment.
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2014 October 30 - 12:00 am

Virtual Dementia Tour Used at Texas College To Train Care Givers

Huddleston, a registered nurse, is an advocate for those who suffer from dementia, and for their caregivers. She became interested in the disease four years ago when she was hospitalized with a broken knee. Her roommate had dementia. She was alone, upset and unruly.
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2014 June 23 - 12:00 am

Del Mar College Student Moves Step Closer to One-Way Trip to Red Planet

Shirelle Webb has her feet planted firmly on the ground and her mind on Mars. In May, the 21-year-old Del Mar College student learned that she made it through an elimination process and is one of 705 candidates worldwide who may be chosen for an ambitious Mars colonization project being developed by Mars One, a Netherlands-based nonprofit foundation.

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