SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law has been named a Fulbright Scholar and will teach tax and business law to international business students in Tunisia next year, the school announced Tuesday.
Richard Winchester will become part of a federally sponsored program that sends 800 experts abroad annually on international education exchanges. It was started by the late Democratic Sen. J. William Fulbright of Arkansas in 1946.
"I expect to spend my time in the nation's capital of Tunis, at Universite du 7 Novembre a Carthage," Winchester said. "It has the country's most distinguished law faculty and also offers an advanced degree program in Anglo-American commercial law."
A recent revolution in Tunisia saw the president step down Jan. 14 after 23 years in power.
"I am excited to be a witness to the changes there, and to be a part of the transition there," Winchester said.
Winchester, who speaks French, said he has dreamed about teaching in North Africa for 30 years. He will start is scholarship in Tunisia in January, according to the school.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.