Hannah Mitchell

Managing Editor

Hannah Mitchell is managing editor. She can be reached at mitchell@ocbj.com.

Email: mitchell@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 254

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 40, No. 38

Chapman University said its Dale E. Fowler School of Law received a $1.125 million gift from Newport Beach-based personal injury law firm Bergener Mirejovsky APC to fund a scholarship for law school students for six years, among other efforts.

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The local units of Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins Inc. could be in line for another shakeup following its planned $30 billion sale to Conn.-based United Technologies Corp.

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The University of California-Irvine said Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. donated $1.5 million to the university.

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California students of the defunct Corinthian Colleges Inc. will receive $51 million in student loan relief, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said, joining other U.S. attorneys general in the announcement. The AGs struck the deal alongside the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. An Oregon bankruptcy judge must give final approval.

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University of California-Irvine researchers received more than $378 million in grants and contract funding for fiscal 2016-17, the second-highest total in campus history after last year, when it got $395 million, UCI said. The lower total this year is due to decreased federal funding, according to UCI. It said most grants in 2016-17 went to health research.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 40, No. 32

Anaheim retail and entertainment complex Downtown Disney will get a virtual reality experience this year.

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Argosy University in Orange said it will launch a master of law in compliance online degree program with a health law concentration in September.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 40, No. 28

Kia Motors America Inc. in Irvine hired Bill Peffer as vice president of sales, a position Michael Sprague held until he was promoted to chief operating officer in 2015.

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Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal Vol. 40, No. 26

The University of California-Irvine ranked No. 1 on the New York Times’ recent College Access Index.

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Irvine-based First Foundation Inc. purchased Community 1st Bancorp for $50.4 million in stock to increase its presence in Sacramento.

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