The University of California Board of Regents yesterday approved the second phase of the rehabilitation of UC San Diego’s University House.
What happens when you pair Napa Valley’s finest biodynamic winemakers with San Diego’s top master chefs, simmered with a dash of fine art? Heart di Vite, translated “heart of the vine,” is a unique fundraising event dedicated to the love of art, science and the environment. Heart di Vite, hosted by the University of California, San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences, is slated for Sunday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. and will offer the best in sustainable food, wine and art while raising much-needed environmental science scholarships.
UC San Diego was named a 2012 “best value” public college, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The national finance publication ranked UC San Diego 10th in the nation, up from 12th last year. The criteria used for the selection included cost and financial aid, average student debt, competitiveness, graduation rates and academic support.
After six years in a North Vietnamese “reeducation” camp, Thai Hoang Do’s father escaped to Thailand with five children and his wife in tow. It was in a refugee camp in Thailand that Thai Do—the youngest of six children—was born to the Do family. Seven years later, the family moved to the United States, settling in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood.
The 16th annual Lytle Scholarship Concert returns to the University of California, San Diego with “Jazz Gone Global,” a celebration of the history and spirit of jazz music featuring world renowned musician Cecil Lytle on piano and Gilbert Castellanos on trumpet, with friends.
Local philanthropist, community leader and UC San Diego supporter Anne Ratner has died at the age of 100. For more than six decades, Ratner has been a beloved volunteer and philanthropist in San Diego, actively supporting numerous arts, sciences, service and Jewish organizations.
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