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UCSB, Cal Poly, CLU all crack top 10 on U.S. News lists

By   /  Tuesday, September 13th, 2022  /  Higher Education, Latest news, left, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on UCSB, Cal Poly, CLU all crack top 10 on U.S. News lists

The tri-county region is home to one of the 10 best public universities in the nation and two of the 10 best regional universities in the West, at least according to the new U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings. UC Santa Barbara was seventh among public universities on the 2022 list — one Read More →

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At Westmont breakfast, author Michael Lewis talks of Santa Barbara’s ‘superhero of communicable disease’

By   /  Monday, March 7th, 2022  /  Health Care & Life Science, Higher Education, Latest news, middle, Regions, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on At Westmont breakfast, author Michael Lewis talks of Santa Barbara’s ‘superhero of communicable disease’

On March 6, 2020, Westmont College held its annual President’s Breakfast, which would be one of the last large indoor, public events in the region before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. The guest was Nobel-winning psychologist and economist Daniel Kahneman. This year on March 4, at the event’s return to the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, Read More →

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Street Smarts: Westmont will bring author Michael Lewis back to Santa Barbara

By   /  Friday, February 4th, 2022  /  Columns, Higher Education, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Street Smarts: Westmont will bring author Michael Lewis back to Santa Barbara

Bestselling author Michael Lewis will keynote the 17th annual Westmont College President’s Breakfast on March 4 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. Lewis is best known for “Moneyball,” “The Big Short” and “The Blind Side,” but his pandemic book, “The Premonition” made prescient calls about COVID-19 and it made a hero out of Charity Read More →

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Our View: Universities keep our region on top in innovation

By   /  Friday, September 17th, 2021  /  Editorials, Higher Education, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our View: Universities keep our region on top in innovation

If you want to know why the innovation culture is so important to the regional economy, look no further than the 2021 ranking of our top universities. In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, released Sept. 12, UC Santa Barbara cracked the top five among national public universities. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Read More →

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Downtown Santa Barbara goes to school with two colleges on the move

By   /  Friday, February 19th, 2021  /  Higher Education, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Subscriber content, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Downtown Santa Barbara goes to school with two colleges on the move

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UCSB gets comfortable on list of top 10 public universities

By   /  Sunday, September 20th, 2020  /  Higher Education  /  Comments Off on UCSB gets comfortable on list of top 10 public universities

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Back to school, almost: private colleges first to restart as virtual classes kick off

By   /  Friday, August 28th, 2020  /  Higher Education, middle  /  Comments Off on Back to school, almost: private colleges first to restart as virtual classes kick off

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