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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.


Expanding the graduate curriculum at its Barrio Logan campus, Woodbury University announced a new Master of Interior Architecture (MIA) program, commencing in fall 2016.


The San Diego Community College District’s economic impact hit $5.7 billion last year, up from $5.2 billion in 2013-14.

The nonprofit Junior Achievement of San Diego County will be holding a grand opening ceremony on Thursday to officially launch its newest education center, the Mission Fed JA Finance Park.


California State University San Marcos is launching a Bachelor of Science in speech-language pathology (SLP) for fall 2016. Applications will be accepted starting Oct. 7 of this year.


William Wade, a 31-year teacher in the San Diego Unified School District, has established a $2.7 million endowment to fund scholarships for students in San Diego State University's Division of Undergraduate Studies.

California State University San Marcos has launched its first comprehensive fundraising campaign, Forward Together, to raise $50 million to support students, community engagement and research.


Students, staff and community members are invited to learn about the new Performing Arts and Cultural Center during a community forum at Southwestern College on Sept. 30.


The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University announced that U.S. News & World Report ranked the college's undergraduate entrepreneurial program as the eighth best among the nation's public universities and the 21st best program for all universities in the U.S.


Jewish organizations are upset that the University of California is considering adopting a creed against intolerance that makes no mention of anti-Semitism, which they say is a longstanding problem on its campuses.


The University of California, San Diego is ranked the ninth best public university in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 Best Colleges guidebook.


The San Diego Community College District’s Continuing Education campuses will start to offer free credit and noncredit classes on Sept. 8.


UC San Diego Extension will hold its UCSDnEXT career fair from Sept. 10 to 12.

The new Urban Discovery Academy, which originally came from the Bankers Hill area, and then set up temporary headquarters in downtown San Diego has moved into its new home at 840 14th St. within the IDEA (innovation design, education arts) district in the East Village area.