CARLSBAD, Calif. — Ocean Discovery Institute surprised attendees with news that their $15 million Living Lab capital campaign has reached completion at their annual Bubble Up! gala on Saturday, August 22 at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. The black-tie affair attracted over 300 business and philanthropic leaders in support of Ocean Discovery’s tuition-free […]
SAN DIEGO — Ocean Discovery Institute’s $15 million campaign to bring the Living Lab, a transformative educational facility, into the heart of City Heights is now just $150,000 shy of completion. Since January, Ocean Discovery Institute has secured $2.3 million in commitments through a remarkable collaboration among private funders. The Living Lab will open in […]
Ocean Discovery Institute has been featured as part of a KCET documentary series on the California Coastal Trail. The program is taking viewers on an exploration of the Southern California Coast from now through Labor Day, but you can see our segment now!
SAN DIEGO – Ocean Discovery Institute: Young Lives Transformed Through Science has received a generous grant from the County of San Diego, at the recommendation of Supervisor Greg Cox, that will enable the purchase of a new 15-passenger van. The van, which will be purchased through funds from the County of San Diego’s Neighborhood Reinvestment Program, […]
Ocean Discovery Institute: Young Lives Transformed Through Science is featured prominently in a recently-released video by California Sea Grant. The video focuses on the marine debris research of Dr. Theresa Sinicrope Talley (a member of our Scientific Advisory Board) and shows how that research is furthered thanks to a partnership with our Discoverers citizen science program. Learn more […]
Ocean Discovery Institute: Young Lives Transformed Through Science unveiled a new community-created art piece Monday morning during an event hosted by the Office of Councilmember Marti Emerald and Think Blue. The piece, which will be displayed in the lobby of the City Administration Building until March 20, is titled “Our Watershed: Change flows from Action” […]
Shara Fisler, executive director of Ocean Discovery Institute: Young Lives Transformed Through Science, has been named a Women’s History Month Local Hero by KPBS and Union Bank in recognition of her commitment to transforming young lives through science. Read the full KPBS profile of Shara. Fisler founded Ocean Discovery (then Aquatic Adventures) out of a […]
Ocean Discovery Institute staff, students, families, and supporters came together on Feb. 7 to celebrate a transformative $1 million gift from the Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation. The Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation has made a transformative investment in both Ocean Discovery Institute and the City Heights community that will resonate […]