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Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

Preliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.


Blake Garden and Blake House in Kensington. (John Lambert Pearson/Wikimedia Commons)

UC Regents Committee Approves Funding For Dilapidated President’s Mansion

The $620,000 in funding would fix a leaky roof and make seismic improvements to the mansion, but a complete overhaul would cost over $3 million.


Alex Aldana is arrested by University of California police officers after he protested against the nomination of Janet Napolitano, the Department of Homeland Security secretary, to head up the UC system during the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today on whether Napolitano will be the next president of the UC system. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Disrupt Meeting As Napolitano Confirmed As 1st Female UC President

Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was confirmed Thursday as the next president of the University of California amid protests both outside and inside the meeting.


Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano speaks at San Jose State University (CBS)

Janet Napolitano Resigns To Head University Of California System

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is resigning, to become head of the University of California system.


Protesters gathered at the UC Berkeley campus on November 8, 2012, seeking a cut in tuition after the passage of Proposition 30. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Seek Tuition Cuts After Prop. 30 Passes

Hundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.


UC Davis Classroom

UC To Consider Annual Tuition Increases Instead Of Spikes

Just as classes were getting underway for the fall semester, the University of California was looking to give students a more accurate financial forecast as they pursue higher education.


Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

Seismic Repair Needs Mounting For UC Campuses

The tough economic times have already hit the UC system hard and now, there is an urgent need for funds to help seismically retrofit several campuses.


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Fewer California Freshmen At UC; Out-Of-State Admissions Soar

The rate of out-of-state students being offered admission jumped to more than 60 percent this year from about 51 percent in 2010 and 44 percent in 2009.



Curriculum Change To Put More San Jose Students On College Path

Directors of the East Side Union High School District voted 5-0 this week to adopt the UC and CSU systems’ entrance requirements. The idea behind the change in curriculum was to put more students on track for higher education.


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UC Budget Proposal To Raise Tuition, Cut Employee Benefits

UC President Mark Yudof said the tuition hike, along with proposed changes to employee retirement benefits, are needed to close a $1 billion budget shortfall caused by unprecedented cuts in state funding.