A fire broke out at a building on the University of California, Berkeley campus Saturday morning.
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.
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.
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.
The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.
The University of California’s new logo isn’t getting high marks from some students, employees and alumni.
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.
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.
The University of California is set to pay about $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall.
According to a report from non-profit watchdog California Common Sense, the state now spends more on prisons than universities.