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Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

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‘Stalk And Pounce’ Hunting Method Of Mountain Lions Dissected By UC Santa Cruz Scientists

Scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz say they now know much more about how Mountain Lions stalk, pounce and overpower their prey, thanks to the help of a wildlife tracking collar.

10/02/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, Tuition

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.

09/30/2014

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University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-Inclusive

Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, UC President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms.

09/30/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Adopts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law, Defines Sexual Consent

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed groundbreaking legislation that defines “yes means yes” when it comes to investigating college sexual assaults. California is now the first state in the nation to adopt such requirements for campuses.

09/29/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Why Is Governor Brown Striking Down More Bills Compared To His First Term In Office?

Governor Jerry Brown has been busy in recent weeks signing and vetoing legislation. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on his decisions.

09/29/2014

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New Ultra-Responsive Lighting System At UC Berkeley Can Sniff Out, Fix Stinky College Dorm Rooms

Greasy pizza boxes, layers of shower scum and several weeks worth of dirty laundry evoke classic scenes from a college dorm room. But now with a new technology being installed at Cal this week, those smells could be left out.

09/25/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.

09/23/2014

The UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty Startups

The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.

09/17/2014

Brown pelican (Teréz Pechová-Hurst/Creative Commons)

Report Warns Climate Change Could Impact Half Of All North American Bird Species

The National Audubon Society has released a scathing report warning that climate change could force half of the nation’s bird species to move or adapt to smaller homes.

09/10/2014

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