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Gov. Brown Asks UC Officials To Review Graduation Rates

In his pursuit to hold down the cost of a college education in California, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday asked the University of California to identify which factors have the greatest effect on campus graduation rates.

05/15/2013

UC President Mark Yudof (lanl.gov)

Outgoing UC President Yudof Optimistic Despite Challenges

Outgoing University of California President Mark Yudof, while saying he is optimistic, told a San Francisco audience Tuesday that the university faces several challenges, and funding isn’t the only one.

05/07/2013

Berkeley firefighters.  (CBS)

Crews Douse Fire On UC Berkeley Campus

A fire broke out at a building on the University of California, Berkeley campus Saturday morning.

03/23/2013

UC Davis Classroom

Record Number Of Students Apply For UC Admission

UC officials said Friday that the number of students applying to UC’s nine undergraduate campuses rose 8.6 percent to 174,767. That includes freshman and transfer applicants applying for fall 2013.

01/18/2013

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UC: No Tuition Hike Needed Under Brown’s Budget

University of California leaders say the 10-campus system can avoid raising undergraduate tuition this fall if UC gets the funding increase proposed in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.

01/17/2013

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses Online

The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.

01/16/2013

UC Berkeley

200 Undocumented UC Berkeley Students To Get Scholarships From $1M Gift To School

The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.

12/11/2012

The longtime University Logo on the left was to be replaced by the one on the right. (University of California)

Thousands Sign Petition Urging UC To Drop New Logo

The University of California’s new logo isn’t getting high marks from some students, employees and alumni.

12/11/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Urges UC To Rethink Education, Contain Costs

Gov. Jerry Brown is calling on the University of California to contain costs and rethink how it does business even though voters approved new taxes to fund schools and colleges.

11/14/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CSU, UC Boards Postpone Proposed Tuition Hikes

The governing boards of both California State University and the University of California have heeded pleas from Gov. Jerry Brown to postpone proposed tuition increases.

11/13/2012

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