Faculty members at the California State University's 23 campuses are getting ready to vote on whether to permit their labor union to call a strike over stalled salary negotiations.
University of California San Diego, through the Helen Edison Lecture Series, is hosting Thomas Piketty, renowned economist and bestselling author of "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," on Oct. 22 for a daylong scholarly symposium and a public talk in the evening.
San Diego-based Pierce Education Properties, a student housing investment, development and management firm, said it has purchased Windermere Place, an off-campus student housing community serving Ball State University students, for $16.75 million.
The Sweetwater Union High School District voted 4-0 on Monday to negotiate a Project Labor Agreement with the San Diego County Building and Construction Trades Council and its unions.
California State University San Marcos will host the second forum in the Free Forum Series "Fresh Perspectives on California's Water Future" at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14 in the campus' University Student Union Ballroom 2300.