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High school seniors in San Diego and across the United States are nervously waiting for word from colleges and universities to find out whether they have been accepted to the colleges of their choice.

At its Feb. 10 meeting, the Board of Education received the annual independent audit for the district's capital improvement bond program.

San Diego’s Biocept Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOC) announced Tuesday that it has entered a clinical collaboration with Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego to test its technologies for detecting biomarkers in the blood samples of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer, the most prevalent of all lung cancers.

Some people see the decision by the California Board of Education to suspend the Academic Performance Index for the second consecutive year as a step backward. It could just as easily be seen as a move to correct a problem. The API testing system has been abused.

If you're like me, you filled out an NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket last week. March Madness is about dreams and escape. For competition, drama and pageantry, no sports tournament in America beats the Big Dance. I'll be watching.

San Diego Mesa College has secured final approval from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to offer a bachelor’s degree in health information management.

Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) announced it has chosen Christopher Henn to be its new executive vice president and chief operating officer.

For the fourth time, the students from USD’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate received first place in the ARGUS Software University Challenge, winning over 18 other schools.

Since 1994, San Diego Unified School District has pursued innovative projects to save energy, reduce utility costs, and protect the environment while promoting sustainability in the district.

San Diego State University, California State University at San Marcos and the University of San Diego have three of the nation's top 25 business schools for military veterans, according to a survey published Thursday by Military Times magazine.

California Western School of Law and the Organization of American States recently signed an agreement strengthening ties between the school and the multilateral political institution.

Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI) reported dropping student enrollment and revenue for 2014.

Two state judges recently offered strong support for legal incubators that groom attorneys to provide affordable legal services to those in need.

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

Robert and Allison Price, through Price Philanthropies, have donated $6 million to UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, school officials announced Thursday.

California Western School of Law Dean Niels Schaumann said he is thrilled that the legal incubator his school launched three years ago is helping new lawyers provide affordable legal services to low- and moderate-income people.

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.

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