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An anonymous donor has given National University $20 million to expand programs aimed at inspiring teachers and helping children get along with one another.

Students from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design are teaming up with a local chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) to showcase the tradition of "napkin sketching" in an upcoming auction.

Underwriters Laboratories LLC has announced a memorandum of understanding with UC San Diego to help support developments in sustainable energy technology.

Justin Loomis, the grandson of Daily Transcript Publisher Robert Loomis and his wife Jan of Poway, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 22.

FICO (NYSE: FICO), a predictive analytics and decision management software company with an office in San Diego, announced Tuesday that it is fostering a new generation of students through its Academic Engagement Program. The first class participating in the new program are MBA students from San Diego State University.

The following San Diego, County residents passed the February 2015 California Bar Examination, according to the State Bar of California.

A partnership between MiraCosta College and Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) will enable nursing students who graduate from MiraCosta to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from PLNU without leaving the Oceanside campus.

The University of California, San Diego has announced that its School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) will be renamed to the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS), effective July 1.

Qualcomm Education Inc., Qualcomm's education subsidiary, will work to expand the wireless capabilities of edX, a group based in Cambridge, Mass., that is working to improve online and on-campus learning through new technologies and methodologies on an open-source platform.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science has selected 44 scientists from across the nation — including Ilenia Battiato, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at San Diego State University — to receive funding as part of DOE’s Early Career Research Program.

A Mt. San Jacinto College student received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for 2015 and two other MSJC students were named Gates Millennium Scholars.

San Diego City Councilmember David Alvarez said from the time he took office in late 2010, he and his staff received many pleas for legal assistance, but there was little they could to do to help those reaching out.

The University of San Diego is launching an online Master of Science in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership program this fall in an effort to create a new approach to criminal justice education.

A design team from the Southwestern College Architecture Club won Best-in-Show and Best Theme Interpretation awards at the 2015 Design Village Competition held at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) saw a 9 percent decrease in revenue in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period the year prior, though it saw a much smaller operating loss.

Forty percent of housing costs in San Diego County can be linked to regulations, and just a slight reduction in those costs could make housing available to thousands more households, according to a new report from Point Loma Nazarene University.

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego has launched a new undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship and innovation. The new minor will begin in fall 2015.

San Diego State University has launched an Economic Crisis Response Team (ECRT) to better assist students who are facing an unexpected economic crisis.

The legal industry has been criticized for years for not offering the hands-on training to future attorneys that students pursuing careers in other professions, such as medicine, receive.

Looking at the most recent bar exam passage rates of the state's 21 ABA-approved law schools, the deans at two local schools express reasons to cheer. But at the same time, they're expressing some criticism, aimed not at the test-takers, but rather at the test administrators.

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