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The San Diego Center for Children has named Moisés Barón its new CEO.


UC San Diego anounced Monday that four of its scientists are among the 36 recipients nationwide who have been awarded early concept grants for brain research from the National Science Foundation.


Balfour Beatty Construction has is moving forward on a $53 million renovation project for San Diego State University's Zura residence hall.

Nearly 100 projects to date have been completed for the San Diego Community College District thanks to voter-approved construction bond measures in 2002 and 2006, the district reported Monday.

National University has appointed Dr. Allyson Handley as executive director of its La Jolla-based Sanford Education Center, which is scheduled to formally launch Sept. 18.


San Diego State University’s College of Business Administration announced Wednesday that Management Information Systems (MIS) associate professor Dr. Annette C. Easton has been named chair of the department, effective Aug. 18.


Women make up half the U.S. workforce, but only 14 percent of engineers, a fraction that’s been trending down. For engineering and technology-heavy companies like Qualcomm, this is a problem — one that it’s willing to invest in to solve.


The seventh annual Aztec For Life Homecoming Celebration to benefit The Marshall Faulk Foundation will be on Nov. 6.

Alliance Healthcare Foundation has awarded its 2014 Innovation Initiative grant to local nonprofit, Solutions for Change.


Salk Institute professor Tony Hunter has been awarded the 2014 Royal Medal for biological sciences by the Royal Society, a fellowship of some of the world's most well-known scientists based in the United Kingdom.

The seventh annual Aztec For Life Homecoming Celebration to benefit The Marshall Faulk Foundation will be on Nov. 6.

Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Center for Solo Practitioners will host a pair of free criminal expungement clinics August 7 and August 14 from 1-4 p.m. each day at the Salvation Army Centre City facility (825 Seventh Avenue). The clinics have been made possible by a grant from the San Diego County Indigent Criminal Defense Fund Inc.

Bridgepoint Education Inc., an operator of for-profit colleges, restated its financial reports back to 2011, citing material weakness in internal accounting controls and the misstatement of revenue and debt provisions.


UC San Diego Extension will host a Fulbright Gateway Orientation for approximately 70 international students representing more than 40 countries from Aug. 11-15.


Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Center for Solo Practitioners will host a pair of free criminal expungement clinics Aug. 7 and 14 from 1-4 p.m. each day at the Salvation Army Centre City facility (825 Seventh Ave.).


A program to bring more books to the children in San Diego County's lower income families was launched recently by Mission Federal Credit Union and the United Way of San Diego County.


A virtual reality system that can be used with lightweight, wireless brain monitors to learn how the brain navigates and responds to spatial cues, may help design senior care centers better suited to how older people navigate, according to the spatial and navigational cues that work best later in life.

Francis Parker School in San Diego has announced the hiring of Ken Stone to the newly created position of multimedia communications manager.

Past corruption in some South County school districts was a continued focus through early 2014, but news with tie-ins to state budgeting for schools also made headlines.


Dawn Eisenberg is no longer the director of The Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate at San Diego State University.

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