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Dean will head organization matching medical students with residency programs

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) board of directors has appointed Maria C. Savoia, M.D., dean of Medical Education at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, as board chair of the nonprofit organization that oversees the medical resident matching process nationwide.

Local Junior Achievement team wins national award

Teen entrepreneurs who created the student-run start-up CCA Today at Junior Achievement of San Diego County were named the 2015 JA Company of the Year by Junior Achievement USA.

School board approves $1.37 billion budget

The San Diego Unified School District's Board of Education approved a $1.37 billion budget they call a "students first budget" with more investments going toward student-centered initiatives.

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USC Lusk Center director appointed to HUD

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Craft trainees graduate from ABC Apprenticeship program

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Gonzalez asks Robert E. Lee Elementary School to change name

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County approves $5.41 billion budget

USD engineering school receives $2 million grant

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The 10 most underrated law schools

There is a strong chance you have never heard of the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. The Raleigh, N.C., school is not prestigious enough to be ranked among U.S. News and World Report's best law schools, and enrolls only about 400 students at a time. Yet a new law school ranking suggests most of us are probably underestimating Campbell.

MSJC offers new STEM courses in engineering

Students high school age and older are encouraged to enroll in new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) courses at Mt. San Jacinto College. The courses, which start in August, provide exciting hands-on learning in engineering technology and design and are designed to provide a direct pathway to a career.

Dean will head organization matching medical students with residency programs

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) board of directors has appointed Maria C. Savoia, M.D., dean of Medical Education at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, as board chair of the nonprofit organization that oversees the medical resident matching process nationwide.

University Affirmative Action Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review (1)

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will consider putting new limits on the use of racial preferences in college admissions, agreeing to scrutinize an affirmative action policy at the University of Texas for the second time.

New degree programs, deans question bar exam scoring

Major headlines in the education sector so far in 2015 have been the state's pilot program for some community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees, new partnerships between universities and some financial news a locally based education company might rather forget.

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San Diego’s business news has the City Council deciding how to bridge a $1.7 billion infrastructure gap, and the Robert Green Co. urging Civic San Diego’s board to investigate its project selection process. 

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PLNU's Lynn Reaser on affordable housing

May 4, 2015 -- George Chamberlin and Dr. Lynn Reaser, chief economist for Point Loma Nazarene University's Fermanian Business & Economic Institute, discuss the university's report on affordable housing.

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