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Dr. Jennifer Doudna executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (vcresearch.berkeley.edu)

KCBS In Depth: ‘Game Changing’ DNA-Editing Technology Booms In The Bay Area And Beyond

In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. KCBS In Depth’s Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Doudna, the executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), about how the technology works and its applications for the future.

04/28/2014

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.

04/18/2014

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Phil Matier: Despite Tuition Freeze, State’s College Students May Pay More With New Fees

Tuition hikes at CSU and UC campus may be frozen but that doesn’t mean the cost for students isn’t rising. Many campuses are now charging “Student Success” fees.

04/07/2014

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

Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.

03/17/2014

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Phil Matier: Asian-American Lawmakers Pull Support For Affirmative Action Push

A push to change California’s affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.

03/17/2014

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

Push To Bring Back Affirmative Action At UC, CSU Faces Backlash

The push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.

03/14/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes Included In UC Smoking Ban

The University of California has added electronic cigarettes to the campus-wide smoking ban that goes into effect next year.

11/05/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following 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 to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Takes Over As President Of University Of California

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is starting her new job as president of the University of California Monday in a low-profile fashion, a university spokesman said.

09/30/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following 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 to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Leases $9K Per Month Oakland Home For Napolitano, May Restore ‘Blake House’

As the University of California prepares to welcome former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as its next president, the college system’s governing board is being asked to consider renovating the vacant mansion that housed many of Napolitano’s predecessors.

09/17/2013

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

Legislature To Investigate Sexual Assault Complaints At UC Berkeley, Other Campuses

Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the University of California, Berkeley and three other state college campuses after complaints that sexual assault allegations were ignored.

08/22/2013

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