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Dubroff: Dearth of acronyms underscores major shift for markets

By   /  Friday, May 17th, 2019  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Dearth of acronyms underscores major shift for markets

Henry Dubroff

You can tell the global markets are going through uncertain times because we are in the middle of a serious acronym drought. These days the BRICS are busted, the FANGS are fangless and “Chimerica,” the word once used to describe a world dominated by two economic giants, has lost its magic amid trade war tensions. Read More →

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Breast implant maker Sientra battles its way back

By   /  Friday, March 17th, 2017  /  Central Coast Health Watch, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story  /  Comments Off on Breast implant maker Sientra battles its way back

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Sientra finds new factory to make breast implants

By   /  Friday, August 12th, 2016  /  Central Coast Health Watch, middle, Technology  /  Comments Off on Sientra finds new factory to make breast implants

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Practical prestige: Innovation can be pricey, but pays off

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Practical prestige: Innovation can be pricey, but pays off

If continuing research can change the amount of energy we expect our consumer electronics to consume as much as Nakamura’s LEDs have changed the way we think of light bulbs, the university will more than recover Munger’s donation money in patent licensing and added prestige.

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Munger on a mission: Housing for 21st century scholars

By   /  Friday, October 31st, 2014  /  Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Munger on a mission: Housing for 21st century scholars

Munger made headlines nationwide when he gave $65 million to UC Santa Barbara to fund a planned scholars residence for the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, enlisting South Coast developer-financier-philanthropist Mike Towbes, whose Towbes Group will build the three-story project.

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Munger’s $65M gift raises the bar for UCSB

By   /  Friday, October 24th, 2014  /  Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Munger’s $65M gift raises the bar for UCSB

Munger’s gift outpaces a $50 million gift by Oracle Corp. Vice Chairman Jeff Henley to fund UCSB’s research into energy efficiency and other science programs.

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Munger gives UCSB $20.7M

By   /  Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  1 Comment

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charles Munger, a frequent South Coast visitor whose grandson studied at UC Santa Barbara has donated $20.7 million in stock to the university.

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