The University of California-Irvine announced today that it received a second $1 million gift from the estate of Christian Werner, the late professor emeritus of geography and former dean of the School of Social Sciences.
Chapman University said today its Dale E. Fowler School of Law received a $1.125 million gift from Newport Beach-based law firm, Bergener Mirejovsky APC.
University of California-Irvine said today the National Science Foundation awarded $8 million to a UCI-led consortium to develop a system that can restore walking ability and sensation in individuals with spinal cord injuries.
Sports agent and attorney Jeff Moorad has been named chairman of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s new global sports business.
Yamaha Motor Corp. USA said it plans to enter the U.S. electric bicycle market in 2018.
Khanna Enterprises Ltd. in Irvine sold the 12-story, 250-room Custom Hotel in the Westchester area of Los Angeles for more than $40 million, or at least $160,000 per room.
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Acacia Research Corp.’s prolonged downward spiral on Wall Street has been propelled by recent changes in intellectual property rights and litigation.
Irvine-based Advantage Solutions acquired Data Council in Jacksonville, Fla., on undisclosed terms.
Renton, Wash.-based Providence St. Joseph Health named Erik Wexler, chief executive of the Providence Health & Services Los Angeles Region, as new head of three counties: Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino, effective immediately.
Webster University in Irvine will offer a Master’s in cybersecurity starting in late October.
Jeffrey T. Seabold, who was involved in a controversial transaction while with Banc of California Inc. (NYSE: BANC), has left the Santa Ana-based bank and is suing it for wrongful termination.
BJ’s Restaurants Inc. added a location in Columbia, S.C., its first in the state and eighth new restaurant this year. It plans two more new restaurants in 2017, including its first in Michigan.
Visit Anaheim said 12.1 million travelers to the city have spent $4.2 billion in Orange County year-to-date, an increase of some 10% in each number, and have spent of about $347 per person.
Marshall B. Ketchum University in Fullerton appointed Mark Bullimore as dean of the Southern California College of Optometry.