Jordan Peimer has been selected to serve as executive director of ArtPower! effective Oct. 6 following a nationwide executive search. Focused on student engagement with the arts, ArtPower! has established a reputation over the last 10 years as a vibrant and innovative presenting arts organization that provides opportunities for students to connect with emerging and international performing artists.
Luis Marinez has plenty of ambition. It’s what motivates him to be a lawyer. Not just any lawyer, but one whose goals will take him to exalted heights. “What fascinates me about the law is you can make change happen,” said Marinez, the latest winner of UC San Diego Extension’s quarterly “Alumni Change the World” Scholarship, a merit-based award that covers up to $5,500 in tuition for any continuing education certificate or special study program offered by Extension.
A seismologist who uses seismic waves to create images of the earth’s interior has been selected to receive the 2014 Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award in Ocean Sciences from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Douglas Wiens, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, will present the Cody Award public lecture on Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. in the Scripps Seaside Forum.