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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

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

UC To Pay Nearly $1M To Pepper-Sprayed Occupy Protesters

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.

09/26/2012

Prison Inmates

Study Finds California Now Spending More On Prisons Than Colleges

According to a report from non-profit watchdog California Common Sense, the state now spends more on prisons than universities.

09/07/2012

Protesters wearing zombie makeup disrupt a UC Regents budget committee meeting in San Francisco, July 18, 2012. (CBS)

UC Tuition Freeze Hinges On Brown’s California Tax Initiative

The University of California Regents on Wednesday voted to endorse the governor’s tax plan, and contingent on its passing, to freeze next year’s undergraduate tuition costs, as well as put into place fee increases for professional programs system-wide.

07/18/2012

Police monitor activity outside Gill Tract in Albany after putting up barricades, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

Albany City Council Approves Controversial Gill Tract Development

The controversial University Village Mixed Use Project would include a senior housing complex, mixed retail center and Whole Foods Market.

07/10/2012

UC Berkeley

No Tuition Hike For UC Students

The president of the University of California will not request a hike in tuition.

06/28/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Plan Would Freeze UC, CSU Fees If Voters Pass Tax Hike

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have come up with a plan to freeze tuition rates at California’s public universities if voters approve a tax hike in November.

06/25/2012

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