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Cal Poly Ventures invests in animal health spin-out

By   /  Monday, July 18th, 2022  /  Agribusiness, Higher Education, Latest news, left, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly Ventures invests in animal health spin-out

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Cal Poly professors tackle agricultural supply chain problems

By   /  Thursday, July 7th, 2022  /  Agribusiness, Higher Education, Latest news, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Top Story, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Cal Poly professors tackle agricultural supply chain problems

In 2019, Cyrus Ramezani, a professor at the Orfalea School of Business at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, was studying the effects on the agricultural industry of new tariffs on exports to China. That disruption was small compared to what came next, as the COVID-19 pandemic shook up supply chains around the world and then Read More →

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University of California buys hilltop QAD property for more than $100M

By   /  Wednesday, June 29th, 2022  /  Higher Education, Latest news, Real Estate, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on University of California buys hilltop QAD property for more than $100M

The former headquarters of software firm QAD in the Santa Barbara area has been sold for an estimated $104 million to the University of California, according to a deed filed with Santa Barbara County Clerk-Recorder on June 24. Kiki Reyes, the media relations manager at UC Santa Barbara, confirmed to the Business Times on June Read More →

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Street Smarts: CSUCI to rename building for former president Rush

By   /  Thursday, June 2nd, 2022  /  Columns, Higher Education, Latest news, middle, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Street Smarts: CSUCI to rename building for former president Rush

CSU Channel Islands will rename one of its most prominent buildings after Richard Rush, who was president of the campus for its first 15 years. Rush was president of the campus from June 2001, a year before it welcomed its first students, until he retired in 2016. Now the campus’ University Hall will become Richard Read More →

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UCSB New Venture Competition awards $11K to health startup

By   /  Friday, May 27th, 2022  /  Higher Education, Latest news, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Startups, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on UCSB New Venture Competition awards $11K to health startup

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Agriculture, medical tech win big at AngelCon

By   /  Friday, April 22nd, 2022  /  Agribusiness, Higher Education, San Luis Obispo County, Startups, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Agriculture, medical tech win big at AngelCon

San Luis Obispo-based AcreCloud won $135,0000 in cash at the fifth annual AngelCon April 21, hosted by The Cal Poly Center for Innovation for Entrepreneurship Small Business Development Center. AcreCloud was one of two agriculture technology companies in this year’s six-group lineup, specializing in a farm-management platform that gives growers and contractors customized control over Read More →

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In rare move for a community college, Ventura College could build campus housing for 320 students

By   /  Thursday, April 7th, 2022  /  Higher Education, Latest news, Real Estate, Regions, Top Stories, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on In rare move for a community college, Ventura College could build campus housing for 320 students

California’s community colleges are the nation’s largest higher education system, with 116 campuses and 1.8 million students. Nearly all these students are missing out on one of the standard features of life at a four-year university: living on campus. That could be changing, though, and Ventura College is at the forefront of that change. A Read More →