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Construction is wrapping up and finishing touches are being made on San Diego’s first temporary urban park, The Quartyard, in the East Village.


University of San Diego real estate professor Norm Miller has been named the Ernest W. Hahn Chair of Real Estate Finance.


The Univeristy of California, San Diego received $456.7 million in research and project grants from July through December last year, according to the most recent data from the university.

The Mt. San Jacinto College Board of Trustees decided it will appoint a person to fill the vacancy for Trustee Area 1, approved a resolution to establish an Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee and heard an update on negotiations during its meeting on Feb. 26, 2015.

Albert Pisano, dean of the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, has held this role for less than 1½ years, but has already unveiled plans for what he calls “agile research centers” within the school.

Mark J. Zacovic announced Friday that he will be retiring as president of Cuyamaca College, effective June 30.


Cuyamaca College economics professor Anthony Zambelli has won the Roy L. Erickson Civic Education Award from the California Council for the Social Studies, an annual honor given to educators, community leaders or legislators for promoting civic education in California schools.


Bonds of about $10.5 million have been obtained for use in the ongoing construction of the Urban Discovery Academy, a K-8 public charter school in San Diego’s East Village neighborhood, said Gordon Kovtun, founder and principal of KCM Group, a full-service construction management and consulting firm that is overseeing the relocation and construction of the school.

In roughly two years, students, staff and the Chula Vista community will have new aquatics facilities, indoor sporting venue and fitness labs as Southwestern College is getting ready to start construction on its new Wellness Center.


The Southwestern College Governing Board approved two memoranda of understanding on Feb. 18 with two Tijuana-based universities to help foster a cross-border educational pathway for students.


San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego partnered to launch a new joint doctoral program (JDP) in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use.


Although still transitioning from a 36-year career in commercial real estate to leading the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate, Stath Karras has already planned the center’s annual conference, one that he hopes will offer thought-provoking sessions.


The University of San Diego announced that Dr. James T. Harris III, has been selected as the university’s fourth president.


California Western School of Law has teamed up with a nonprofit to launch the Air Law Institute Collaborative Center, which will be housed at the school.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at San Diego State University is one of 117 in the nation to receive a $1 million endowment from The Bernard Osher Foundation to secure its future and support continued growth.

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego on Tuesday launched the Center for Business Analytics, which will serve as a platform for research and innovation in big data analysis for private businesses and public agencies.


The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s annual real estate conference has been rescheduled to March 5.


The University of California, San Diego has named Becky Petitt as vice chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. She will serve as the lead senior executive responsible for providing a holistic and integrated vision on all major equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.


Drone manufacturer 3D Robotics has launched a new program to assist students, teachers and schools in deploying unmanned aerial vehicles for advanced learning and exploration in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math -- disciplines.


Justice José Ramón Cossio Diaz, a presiding member of Mexico’s Supreme Court, will offer a keynote address Friday at the University of San Diego focused on his country’s progress in implementing a new criminal justice system.

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